June 25 - July 26
Opening Reception June 25 6-8 p.m.
Tweeks and twists on tradition and use, straddling the fine line of "craft" and "art", "Threaded" features a variety of unconventional objects and spaces made from fabric, yarn and thread. Featuring local and national artists: Timothy Abel, Karylee Doubiago, Michael Gaughan, Olivia Park, emmett ramstad, Molly Roth, Stephen St. Francis Decky, Ven Voisey, Melissa Wagner, Angela Zammarelli and more. [more]
July 30 - August 23
Opening Reception July 30, 6-8 p.m.
Concentrating on abstract elements (value, color, shape, line, texture), materials, and processes, Debi Pendell plays with symbols and how people "read" them and make meaning from them. Juxtapositions and relationships play key roles in her multi-layered
paintings, as does the exploration of space, both actual and illusory. [more]
Reflections: Photographs by Thomas Mikelson
August 27 - September 20
Opening Reception August 27, 6-8 p.m.
A diverse selection of photographs by photographer Thomas Mikelson, featuring subjects both familiar and exotic, all sought with an eye for reflection. "Looking for reflections has taught me to see the world in greater detail and more intimately interconnected-layers upon layers of things seen and related in new ways." [more]
September 24 - October 25
Opening Reception September 24, 5-7 p.m.
Since the opening of MASS MoCA there's been a surge of interest in how art and culture, and the institutions and individuals which propagate such things, can effect the small, struggling, post-industrial city in which they reside. It's been a transformative 10 years in North Adams and surrounding areas. This group exhibition sought to explore this time that we call home. [more]
What Nest is the creative instinct, nesting, that so many animals, including humans share? Who does it, and how? NEST brings together contemporary artworks that explore the nesting instinct. Experience artist created shelters, invented and realistic creatures who construct them, and other pieces that nestle together. This show features work by Adrienne Gale, C. Ryder Cooley and others. Curated by Melanie Mowinski. [more]
In these dire times of shrinking bank accounts,
government bail-outs, and increasingly
abstract concepts of value, there is an ever-growing need for creative survival and re-inventions of "worth." For your consideration, we offer a selection of small, affordable works: in a sense these objects are "priceless," but with a price tag somewhere between "99 cents" and "up." What's it worth to you? [more]