December 7, 2006


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Local color
Stained glass, found objects, and ornaments
By Heidi Masek

• Meet the artists: The Keyes Art Group was founded in 1957 by Mrs. Clinton McLane to promote the arts in the Milford area. The Frame Depot on the Milford Oval will be hosting their group holiday show from Dec. 5 through Dec. 23. Peruse photography, paintings, drawings, prints, cards and ornaments at the opening reception Friday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 227-2 Union Square, Milford, 673-2936. Sally Gordon Shea and Susanna Ries exhibit “Warm Winter Reflections in Glass and Pastel” at East Colony Fine Art through Dec. 23, with an opening reception Saturday, Dec. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m., at 55 South Commercial Street, Manchester, 621-7400. Dee Lessard of Manchester, owner of Dee’s Hair Fashions, has her first solo show of oil paintings at Amherst Town Library, 14 Main St, Amherst, 673-2288, through Jan. 3. Meet the artist Sunday, Dec. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library. For something really different, check out three-dimensional work using found objects at Currier Downtown, 52 Hanover St., Manchester, on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. This is a showcase of work created in the Open Studio program at the Currier Art Center by teens led by artist-in-residence Christina Pitsch, chair of the art department at Chester College. The work is for sale, and proceeds will help support Open Studio, which is tuition free.

• Learn or listen: This month’s free Art Bites lunchtime talk at the Currier Downtown will cover European and American Impressionism, on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 12:30 p.m. Bring your own lunch. Walter Wright of 119 Gallery of Lowell, Mass., will offer a lecture on “Postmodernism, Non-traditional Scores and Multimedia Performance” covering the history of multimedia performance from Dada, Fluxus and collectives of the late 1960s and early 1970s on Dec. 7 at 8 p.m., at the Revolving Museum, 22 Shattuck St., Lowell, Mass. A $10 donation is suggested. An independent literary magazine from Lowell, The Renovation Journal ( is holding festivities for its fall issue release Saturday, Dec. 9, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Revolving Museum. Pay $8 to attend the party. For something a little less intense, the Currier Downtown will host Celtic harpist Regina Delaney on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 7:45 p.m. for museum shop browsing and music while children draw or read in the Currier Downtown’s family studio.

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09/07/2006 Bel Espirit, a happening of chance
08/31/2006 An artistic endeavor
08/24/2006 The almost-all architecture edition
08/17/2006 Half century of creativity
08/10/2006 Obsession with the Isles of Shoals
08/03/2006 See the precise craft of carving with a chainsaw
07/20/2006 For museums or your living room
07/13/2006 Making their mark
07/06/2006 Sense of place
06/29/2006 New ground
06/22/2006 MAA honors scholars an artists of the year
06/15/2006 Galleries open doors
06/08/2006 It's sticky up here
06/01/2006 Mural for MCAM
05/25/2006 Scenes from the air
05/18/2006 Vanguardians sit down
05/11/2006 Public masterpiece
05/04/2006 Art helps kids at MAA show
04/27/2006 In-house artists on display
04/20/2006 No Pinocchio here
04/13/2006 School's out art's in
04/06/2006 Meet Michael Toomey
03/30/2006 Art builds community ...
03/23/2006 From Celtic design to Ayn Rand
03/16/2006 Got Cow?
03/09/2006 A creative view of China
03/02/2006 Monastery Arts open new show
02/23/2006 Love and art in one location
02/16/2006 Job loss leads to artistic success
02/09/2006 Art in the key of Adam and Eve
02/02/2006 Art to make you think
01/26/2006 New York artists to show at Derryfiled School
01/19/2006 A new age of artwork
01/12/2006 Photography buffs unite
01/05/2006 Jeweler teaches her trade
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All together now
A forest through the trees
A light in the dark
An event for artists, by artists
Anne Dufresne
Armand Szainer: never forget
Art group picks artist of the year
Art In The Park
Art in the Park sees attendance dip
Arts In Education Conference
Art like Crayons for grown-ups
Art you can sit on (if you own it)
Better Living Through Artistry
Capturing history with a panaramic view
Ceramic Biennial
Currier Kicks Off 2005 With NHSS Show
Die fotografieren
Doug Mendoza: Body Artist
Enjoying the Open Doors Trolley Tour
East Colony Fine Art has gone jazz
Equal Arts Opportunities
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
Inside the artist’s studio
It’s art, and it’s even practical!
James Aponovich

James Chase
Jan De Bray
Local Artist, Global Message
Lollipops and Hand Grenades
MAA Adds New Dimension To Gallery
MAA Gallery Mixes It Up
Making Book With Children
Manchester Art In 2004
Morgan's "Danse" Comes To Manch
Morin Avoid Typecasting
NHIA chalks it up to May 14
Open Doors Manchester Returns
Open Doors Trolley Tour, The Winter Version
Looking for a crowd? Just add art
McGowan Fine Art Turns 25
Nita Leger Casey
Patti Matthis
Saint Anselm Favorite Returns
Searching for the extraordinary
Small Town Art Hits The Big City
Spirit Of The Holidays Exhibit
Step into the Art Pad at Langer Place
Stride and ride
Tagging goes to wall, gets legit
The art and craft of Glendi
The art of signs to art and stuff
The Art Of The Qashquai

The Return Of The Art Trolley Tour
The Ubiquitous Ann Domingue
Two-continent painting exhibit opens
Using nature as a canvas
Women's Art Group Marks 10th Year
Wyeth Works Return To The Currier