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Photos of Open Studios at deWolfe on Newbury Street

We visited the artist in residence studios at DeWolfe @dewolfe_leather_goods last night and were blown away by all of the incredible talent. Works by Gina DeWolfe, Julie Darnell, Jordan Paintedosi, Rebecca Larios, Nicole Fichera, and Christian Restrepo graced 2 floors of studios. The event also featured pop-up shops from Project Runway's Season 15 winner Erin Robertson and Allison Daroie's transformative apparel line, Paridaez.
Here is an assortment of event photos for your viewing pleasure. Check the tags and add these artists on Instagram and other forms of social media to follow their work:
Painter Jordan Paintedosi @jordanpiantedosi with Fashion Designer Nefertara @nefertara_
Painter Jordan Paintedosi @jordanpiantedosiwith her painting
Musician, creative, and web personality Nicole Fichera @nicole_fichera in her Hourglass Studio 
Fashion designer and Project Runway winner Erin Robertson with her bold colorful clothing line @an_erin
Julie Darnell with her handcrafted jewelry @jul…

Delicacy - Group Exhibit at Galatea Fine Art

Image: Jenny Brown, Flower Veil Jellyfish, pen, ink and collage on paper, 11 x 8.5 in., 2016
Galatea Fine Art, Boston Massachusetts | April 2018, Curated by Hilary Tait Norod | Delicacy Delicacy is a multidisciplinary exhibition, showcasing the work of five New England mixed media artists. A common thread among the artist’s can be found in their studio practices through the works execution and subject matter. Explored ideas of intimacy and delicately applied techniques resonate in the work. The five artists are Jenny Brown of Providence, Rhode Island, Daniel Zeese of Somerville, Massachusetts, Stephanie Todhunter of Medford, Massachusetts, Cory Munro Shea of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Susan Emmerson of Dorchester, Massachusetts. In addition to woven expressions of elegance the work simultaneously expresses an undeniable vigor.
Visit https://www.galateafineart.com for more info!

Don't Give Up The Ship 2, Legend Of The Narwhal - at ORCHARD, TONIGHT! 3/24/2018

Don't Give Up The Ship 2, Legend Of The Narwhal, showcases original art by five artists working through current events and the accompanying emotional baggage. From the zen geometry of Chasse and Darling, to the moody, illustrative paintings of Hart, Guess and O'Day, visitors will experience a wide range of work, connecting our humanity through humor and drama.  Opening Reception: Sat. March 24th, 7-10 pm ORCHARD | Extension Gallery
156 Harvard Ave, Allston, MA 02134

Big Appetites “Tiny Figures in a World of Food” photographs arrive in Boston

Massachusetts-born fine art photographer Christopher Boffoli’s famous series of fine art photographs “Big Appetites” is exhibiting in Massachusetts for the first time since they went viral – bringing him worldwide acclaim – in 2011. An assortment of photographs have arrived this week at Arden Gallery, 129 Newbury Street, Boston where they are now on display. The gallery is the new exclusive representative of Big Appetites series in Massachusetts.

Begun in 2002, Big Appetites is a series of photographs that features realistic, tiny figures photographed on real food backdrops. The images were inspired by Boffoli’s childhood in Worcester and the cinema, television and model building that introduced him to the concepts of scale juxtaposition. From the Keebler Elves to the Jolly Green Giant, the Ty-D Bol man to Honey I Shrunk the Kids, the concepts of mixed scales is a culturally recurring theme in American media, and also can be found in Western culture going back to Jonathan Swift’s Gull…

NEW ZINELAND - All Day Zine-Making, Workshops, and Readings

FREE & Open to the public
ALL AGES! (Bar is 21+)

Head to the heart of Central Square for SEEK + FIND Boston's 3rd annual, NEW ZINELAND (zine fest)!! Explore two floors featuring 60+ artists, writers and small-presses slinging their self-published works from comics to fanzines, artwork to autobiography, and everything in between. 

Grab a seat and make your own zine on either floor of the fest or check out some free programming in the downstairs!

F R E E P R O G R A M M I N G
[Workshop] All Day Zinemaking for kids and adults
[Panel Discussion] Race + Self-Publishing led by unbag
[Talk] Basic Self-publishing 101: Printing and Distro Resources with Inkroot Studios
[Talk] Comics, Sequential Narratives, and Character Design with Hal Gaucher

[Workshop] DIY Linoprinting with Kitsch Collins
+ MORE TBA!

V E N D O R S I N C L U D E
▲2 A.M. GUMBO (Somerville, MA)
▲5-9 Press (Brighton, MA)
▲Abby Neale (Boston, MA)
▲Anne Stratford (Somerville, MA)
▲Austin MacDonald (Storrs, CT)
▲BAD GIRL/SAD GIRL (Salem, MA…

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES CITY HALL GALLERY EXHIBITS IN RECOGNITION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES CITY HALL GALLERY EXHIBITS IN RECOGNITION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, announced several exhibits featuring female artists are on display in the City Hall galleries in honor of Women’s History Month.
“In honor of Women’s History Month, we are proud to shine a spotlight on the women who over the course of history have made significant contributions to the City’s arts sector,” said Mayor Walsh. “I encourage everyone to come take a look at the diverse collection of artwork featured this month in the City Hall galleries to get a glimpse of the remarkable work that local artists produce in the City of Boston everyday.”
The fifth floor Mayor’s Gallery features the work of the late textile artist Theresa-India Young, and celebrates her life as a teacher, artist, and ethnic weaving activist. In 2013, a scholarship was established at Mass. College …

The Art of Boston's Evelyn Rydz

"Raised in Miami, Rydz received an MFA from School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University and a BFA from Florida State University. Recent and upcoming exhibitions include:Plastic Entanglements, Palmer Art Museum, Penn State University;Forever Yours, solo exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;Floating Artifacts, solo exhibition, Aidekman Art Gallery, Tufts University;GYRE: The Plastic Ocean, a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, Anchorage Museum, Alaska, USC Fisher Museum, L.A., CDC Museum, Atlanta; theFoster Prize Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; theDeCordova Annual, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park;To Extremes: Public Art in a Changing World, Maseeh Hall, MIT, Cambridge;The Pencil of Nature, Julie Saul Gallery, NY; El Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia;Drawing Itselfat Brattleboro Museum, Vermont. Rydz is the recipient of a Brother Thomas Fellowship, a Massachusetts Cultural Council Drawing Fellowship, an SMFA Traveling Fellowship, an …

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES 33 ARTISTS AND ORGANIZATIONS SELECTED IN FIRST ROUND OF 2018 OPPORTUNITY FUND GRANTS

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES 33 ARTISTS AND ORGANIZATIONS SELECTED IN FIRST ROUND OF 2018 OPPORTUNITY FUND GRANTS Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Boston Cultural Council, today announced 33 artists and arts organizations have been selected to receive grants totaling $32,319.23through the first round of the Boston Cultural Council’s 2018 Opportunity Fund. “There are so many talented artists and innovative organizations in the City of Boston that have creative and unique ideas for improving the City through art,” said Mayor Walsh. “I look forward to seeing these ideas come to life, and the positive impact they have on the community.” The Opportunity Fund was launched in August 2016 with the goal of supporting individual artists in activities that help them share their work with the public, teach others, continue their professional development and hone their skills. Through the Opportunity Fund, artists and educators are provided grants…

Leica Gallery Boston Presents The Myth of Men From Award-Winning Photographer and Director Ahmet Polat

Leica Gallery Boston Presents The Myth of Men From Award-Winning Photographer and Director Ahmet Polat A provocative video and photographic exhibition examining the multiple layers of masculinity premieres for the first time in North America
Leica Gallery Boston in collaboration with Leica Gallery Istanbul is proud to present, for the first time in North America, The Myth of Men by Ahmet Polat from March 1st through April 29th 2018. The opening reception will be held on March 1st from 6pm to 9pm, followed by an Artist Talk on March 2nd from 5pm to 7pm.  Ahmet Polat will also host a Leica Akademie Workshop March 3rd and 4th, 2018 entitled,Reframing the Frame: Reflective Visual Storytelling.
This exhibition is part of an ongoing theater, film and photographic collaboration between Ahmet Polat, creative storyteller and director Lucas de Man, as well as actor Rashif EL Kaoui. The Myth of Men exhibition premiered at Leica Gallery Istanbul during the Istanbul Biennial in 2017, and simultaneous…