February 22, 2007

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Local Color
Artists market online; mother and son art show
By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

• Find the money: Working artists can learn how to dig up grants and find other opportunities from the state of New Hampshire in the state’s Council on the Arts’ new series of entrepreneurial workshops. Learn about grants and services for professional artists focusing on public art, fellowships and artist entrepreneurial grants and workshops Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. Artists can also give Council staff feedback. The snow date is Feb. 28. This is free, but register by calling 271-2789 or e-mailing Judy.L.Rigmont@dcr.nh.gov. The State Art Council office is at 2½ Beacon St., Concord. Micro-Credit ArtWorks NH joins to offer “Approaching a Gallery and Patron Relationships” March 27, as well as “Pricing: For What It’s Worth” April 17. The Arts Council finishes the series May 23 with a second round of “I Think I Need a Web Site, But Where Do I Begin?”

• Who needs a storefront? Amethyst Wyldfyre, having closed her Nashua gallery on East Pearl Street (called Amethyst Wyldfyre) has launched awgallerydirect.com. The Web gallery exhibits her latest paintings, photography and jewelry, but she called the launch “bittersweet.” Of her new works, she said, “These new channeled paintings of the Archangels, Ascended Masters, Ascended Mothers and the Faerie Realm are truly powerful, quite unique and beautiful. Called Vibrational Power Paintings, each piece has been vibrationally activated and charged with Usui, Ascension, Lightarian Reiki and Shambhala through laying on of hands. Created in sacred space and energized by the breath, the paintings have all been toned and tuned with Crystal Singing Bowls, assigned a resonant number and are embedded with a variety of rough or tumbled crystals and minerals to hold the vibrational intention.” Wyldfyre is also featured at Gallery One in downtown Nashua through February.

For other artists, there’s a new e-gallery called FineArtAmerica.com which displays content relevant to visitor geographic location, and allows artists and galleries to update their own offerings (theoretically easier than designing and hosting a Web site). It’s free to use, but there’s a limit on how many new works and press releases artists can upload per month to encourage users to delete old content.

• Mother and son: East Colony Fine Art of Manchester artist Jeanne Lachance has interpreted, through oil paintings, the digital photographs of her son, Mark Hudon of Oregon. Hudon’s semi-abstract images of western landscape focus on geological formations, color and vast spaces while Lachance also concentrates on form and color. The photos and paintings will be hung at the McInich Gallery from Feb. 24 through March 22. Stop by the opening reception for “Interpretations: Jeanne Lachance and Mark Hudon” Friday, Feb. 23, from 7 to 8 p.m. The gallery is at Southern New Hampshire University, 2500 N. River Road, Manchester, 629-4622.




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08/24/2006 The almost-all architecture edition
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06/29/2006 New ground
06/22/2006 MAA honors scholars an artists of the year
06/15/2006 Galleries open doors
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05/11/2006 Public masterpiece
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04/27/2006 In-house artists on display
04/20/2006 No Pinocchio here
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04/06/2006 Meet Michael Toomey
03/30/2006 Art builds community ...
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03/16/2006 Got Cow?
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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
Alison Williams
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
Waxwork
Women's Art Group Marks 10th Year
Wyeth Works Return To The Currier