April 26, 2007

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Local color
Art Concord returns May 11; Hollis gets a new art venture
By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

• Gallery crawl: Art Concord is Friday, May 11, from 5 to 8 p.m., when many area galleries hold show openings on a single night so visitors can nosh with the artists. Downtown spaces Anderson-Soule Gallery at 2 Capital Plaza, McGowan Fine Art at 10 Hills Avenue, T. Devaney Fine Arts at 3 Pleasant St., and The Gallery at 2 Pillsbury will be open, as well as Franklin Pierce Law Center at 2 White St., New Hampshire Technical Institute at 31 College Drive and Millbrook Gallery and Sculpture Garden at 236 Hopkinton Road. Call Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce at 224-2508 for details.

• Meet the Artist of (last) Year: Robin Frisella’s nostalgic pastels and still-life paintings “A Sweet Sense of Warmth” are featured at East Colony Fine Art, 55 S. Commercial St. in Manchester in May. Frisella, an East Colony gallery artist, was named artist of the year in 2006 for Manchester Artists Association. Meet her at an opening reception Saturday, May 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition runs May 2 through May 26.

• New art society: About 15 artists and arts supporters showed up for the first Hollis Arts Society meeting April 5 at the Lawrence Barn Community Center. They recorded their artistic interests on large pieces of butcher paper that reflected six major categories: visual, theatrical, literary, music, dance and therapeutic arts. The group is looking to have a regional reach and create a variety of arts programming.

• White Mountain exhibit extended: “Consuming Views: Art and Tourism in the White Mountains, 1850-1900,” has been extended through Oct. 8 at the Museum of New Hampshire History, 6 Eagle Square in Concord. It opened last fall and was supposed to close in May but the 37 landscape paintings got such a response that organizers want to catch the summer and fall tourist seasons. The exhibit explores the paintings from the region created as souvenirs and to attract grand hotel guests and other tourists.

• In-home art demos: Artisans will offer demonstrations and wares at three private homes in Dunbarton on May 4, 5 and 6 and Mother’s Day Weekend, May 12 and 13. Circle of Art includes the Dunbarton Arts and Gardens Festival on Route 13 in the center of Dunbarton, Artisan A-Faire and The Cat Show at Black Brook Gallery on 597 Black Brook Road in Goffstown. Visit blackbrookgallery.com for the locations and artisans. Artisan foods will also be available for sample.




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2/1/2007 DreamFarm Cafe's big show
1/25/2007 Built world
1/18/2007 Expressions of character
1/11/2007 Best practices
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12/28/2006 Art in 2006 in southern New Hampshire
12/21/2006 Time to learn
12/14/2006 Frisella's new studio; sell art for animals; girls only time
12/07/2006 Stained glass, found objects and ornaments
11/30/2006 No shortage of art sales
11/23/2006 A Granite State greeting
11/16/2006 Santa Claus hangs with artists
11/9/2006 Visual art meets poetry
11/2/2006 Local Color
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10/12/2006 Almost 80 artists in Hollis ...
10/05/2006 Fine art in a field
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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
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