Morning Market: The Work of Women by Lori Lander, Opening Reception, Saturday, March 4, 2:00 pm, on view March 2-30, Gallery: Lori Lander tries to portray the daily rhythms of women across the world as they work in markets and rice fields and as they take part in local festivals. She is particularly drawn to the strength and grace of these women as they attend to the rhythms and rituals of daily life. Her paintings explore the movement, color and light of their lives through pattern and texture.
The images in these paintings are drawn from markets in Bangalore, Chiang Mai, Dubrovnik, Ubud, Udaipur and Valparaiso. Lori Lander first studied painting at the Art Students League in New York. Since then she has studied with Frances Barth, Carol Herrar, Thelma Appel and Joel Janowitz, among others. Visit the artist's website.
Opening Reception, Newton Camera Club Annual Print Exhibit, Thursday, March 2, 7:00 pm, on view March 2-30, Main Hall: The joy of photography is what brings together members of the Newton Camera Club. Their annual print exhibit showcases some of the best work produced by club members, with a variety of photographic subjects and approaches. The Club’s photographers range from novice to professional, but all share a passion for photography, whether through capturing nature's many moods, the varied forms and expressions of human subjects or through the delight in capturing some little detail that most would not notice. Visit the Newton Camera Club's website. (Image by: Cindy Cole)
Teen Gallery and Second Floor Display Cases:
Portraits and Ceramics from Newton North High School, second floor Teen Gallery, on view through spring 2017: After looking at portraits by artists like Max Beckman and Oscar Kokoschka as well as Fauvist works and finally the work of Jean Michael Basquiat, students created their own Expressionist portraits. Working with oil pastels, the students used color as a way to enhance the expressions.
Students worked with negative space, scale, texture, surface and volume to create the ceramics in the display cases. Some students chose to tell a story or work with shape to create provocative forms.
Thanks to Eric Blomster of Abraxis Framing Co. in Newton, who provided the frames cost-free. (Image by: M. Haider)
March displays will be on view through 3/30.
Atrium Case One: Compare trends in fashion and architecture through images of historic homes from Historic Newton and historic fashions from the Lasell Fashion Collection at Lasell College.
Atrium Case Two: Save the Date! Spring Fling will be held on Saturday, April 8 at 6:30 pm. Authors Elizabeth Berg and Wally Lamb will be honored.
Main Hall Cases: Glass Animal Sculpture from The New Bedford Museum of Glass presents highlights from the largest public collection of glass animals in the country. Info contact email@example.com.
Third Floor Language and Literacy Center Country Display: Learn about Guatemala from a display of books, CDs and DVDs!
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