October 12, 2006

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Local Color
Almost 80 artists in Hollis; artists donate labor to CareGivers
By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

• Whole lot of fine art: The Hollis Fine Art Festival is scheduled to make quite a debut Saturday, Oct. 14, with almost 80 artists showing at the first annual open-invite festival at Nichols Field, 40 Depot Road, Hollis, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists who hail from throughout New England, including beginner through professional level, will show only two-dimensional work. Steve Previte, a painter who has lived in Hollis for 30 years and teaches painting in his Nashua studio, is the organizer. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 15.

• “Hands Full of Love”: Arts can bring peace and comfort to those nearing the end of life, according to the Concord Regional Visiting Nurses Association Hospice Program. They will hold a free open house at Concord’s Unitarian Universalist Church, 274 Pleasant St., on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to provide practical guidance for those who are ill, family members, hospice volunteers and others. “The arts help people to live fully even as they are dying,” says Bevan Tulk, spiritual care coordinator for the hospice program. The NH Charitable Foundation funded forums on incorporating the arts in spiritual care at the end of life, and a training program.

• Wooden canvas: During the CareGivers, Inc., annual “artrageous” auction, bid on 45 wooden cabinets decorated by practiced and emerging regional artists. Photos and descriptions of each are at theartofcaring.com. You may also see them displayed in Nashua and Manchester businesses until Oct. 17. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. a live auction with food, music and local celebrity auctioneers will be held at Daniel Webster College in Nashua. Proceeds benefit CareGivers, an organization that helps frail, elderly and disabled people maintain independence. Buy tickets for $15 at the door or call (877) 394-5192.

• On New Hampshire: At the Wine Studio, 53 Hooksett Road, in Manchester, V. Ellen Wolper’s “NH Town and Country Series” will be on display through Oct. 31. Wolper, a 30-year veteran of the Manchester School District, freelances as well. The exhibit is a photo montage print and card series of cities and scenic and historic New Hampshire.

Peter Randall will discuss his latest book, New Hampshire Then and Now, at Simon Center, New England College, 24 Bridge St., Henniker, Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. Randall’s photos have been in U.S. News, National Geographic Traveler and Down East magazine, and he has a publishing company thst has produced 400 titles about New England.

In Portsmouth, the New Hampshire Art Association’s third annual Joan L.Dunfey Memorial Juried Competition and Exhibition runs through Nov. 3 at NHAA’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, 136 State St.



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Exploring purgatory and paradise
Expressions coming from within
Fighting cancer with creativity
Free food, free music and plenty of art
Harry Umen: New Work

Head of the class
Heating up the canvas
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James Chase
Jan De Bray
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Making Book With Children
Manchester Art In 2004
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The art and craft of Glendi
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The Return Of The Art Trolley Tour
The Ubiquitous Ann Domingue
Two-continent painting exhibit opens
Using nature as a canvas
Waxwork
Women's Art Group Marks 10th Year
Wyeth Works Return To The Currier