May 22, 2008

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Local Color
New Kimball-Jenkins board members; hearing continued
By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

• Pushed off again: The Carolyn Jenkins estate trustees, i.e. the trustee board responsible for the Kimball-Jenkins Estate in Concord, which now houses a community art school and New Hampshire Technical Institute art classes, were expected to be back in probate court May 15. However, the attorney general’s office has asked for more time, according to the court. Originally, a hearing with the trustees in front of Judge Richard Hampe Nov. 28, 2007, was continued because the AG’s director of charitable trusts, Michael DeLucia, had received documents requested from the trustees only ten days before the court date. The AG’s office apparently is still receiving documents pertaining to the financial records of the trust, and requested another extension. Also, the trustees proposed three new members, Sarah Chaffee, Jeffrey Zellers and John O’Dowd. Current trustees are Jill and Robert Wilson, Eric Palson and William Saturley. The trustees and AG’s office are expected to reconvene in probate court Sept. 25. Before the November hearing, Kimball users were concerned that the trustees wanted to turn the estate over to the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. At the time, the League was seeking an alternative to expensive reconstruction of its nearby headquarters. Hampe quashed that idea, but other information went public in November, including indictments of a former employee for embezzlement.

• Noted in New York: Manchester Central High sophomore Alex Eldgride won a “Silver Award” for his graphic design “The Bike” in the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. He is one of 14 New Hampshire students who will be recognized at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday, June 5. They were selected from 213 students in grades seven through 12 who represented New Hampshire in the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. There’s also a state reception for the winners Thursday, May 22, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester. Area gold award winners are Goffstown High senior Annie Lopresti, Milford High junior Shanna Barrow and Derryfield School senior Rebekah Volinsky. Pinkerton Academy senior Katie Belinsky won a silver award.

• Winners: Patrick Duffy used his statewide contacts from his background in businesses, government and civic and community affairs to help make the expansion of the Currier Museum of Art happen. Duffy received the Leadership Award May 12 at the 2008 Business in the Arts Awards gala presented by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts (www.nhbca.com). Governor and Dr. Lynch attended the event, at which Virginia Prescott, of the New Hampshire Public Radio show Word of Mouth hosted. Gala performances featured the Nashua Symphony Chorus, New Hampshire Poetry Slam Team, NH Theatre Project’s The Primary, Primary and author and illustrator Tomie dePaola. Concord Hospital, Mascoma Savings Bank, Bresette + Company and Atlantic Media were also honored. Thirty businesses were nominated, including HippoPress and Southern New Hampshire University. Concord Hospital was recognized for its collection of visual art and use of performing arts in therapeutic care, commitment to local artists and creating an overall environment that celebrates the role of the arts in healing. Mascoma Savings Bank supported a variety of arts organizations, particularly in the renovation of the AVA Gallery in Lebanon. Bresette + Company created a marketing campaign and new design for the Seacoast Repertory Theatre. Atlantic Media’s promotion of the creative economy included in-kind promotions for The Music Hall. New Hampshire artist Clifford Smith created the awards. —Heidi Masek


Business in the Arts Awards winners Rachel Rowe (board chair for Concord Hospital); Brian Vawter (Atlantic Media); Nancy Beach (Atlantic Media); John McCluggage (Bresette and Company); Steve Christy (president of Mascoma Savings Bank); and Patrick Duffy. Courtesy photo.


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5/8/2008 Public eye
5/1/2008 Art for Mother's Day
4/24/2008 New art walk planned for Manchester
4/17/2008 Awards for the state's artists
4/10/2008 New directions
4/3/2008 New exhibits: no April Art Walk
3/27/2008 Monastary Gibbons "Visions of Monadnock"
3/20/2008 Currier opens March 30 with week of free admission
3/13/2008 Looking back at baseball
3/6/2008 Painting, calligraphy and classic cars
2/28/2008 More snow delays; Dartmouth receives arts endowment
2/21/2008 Prints and animals in Concord
2/14/2008 From the Andes to New Hampshire
2/7/2008 What does your butt say
1/31/2008 Local color
1/24/2008 Local color
1/17/2008 Conversation starter
1/10/2008 Nominate your favorite arts-loving business
1/3/2008 The inner personalities of rubber finger puppets
12/27/2007 Changes in the arts in 2007
12/20/2007 Local Color
12/13/2007 Portsmouth markets Christmas spirit
12/6/2007 One more cause
11/29/2007 Three days of merriment
11/22/2007 Advocating for arts; Zimmerman season ends soon
11/15/2007 Images, past and present
11/8/2007 Back in time at a Concord mansion
11/1/2007 Governor honors artists with art
10/25/2007 Spatial Matters
10/18/2007 Perfecting a craft
10/11/2007 Handmade furniture
10/04/2007 Capturing nature on canvas and by camera
9/27/2007 Local color
9/20/2007 Nashua, in the abstract
9/13/2007 Local Color
9/6/2007 Looking at the world
8/30/2007 Art in the fresh air
8/23/2007 Berlin pride
8/16/2007 Finding money
8/9/2007 Park of arts
8/2/2007 New Hampshire treasure honored again
7/26/2007 Taking care of wood
7/19/2007 Local Color
7/12/2007 Local Color
7/5/2007 Local Color
6/28/2007 Local Color
6/21/2007 The great outdoors
6/14/2007 Play per day
6/7/2007 Goodbye, gallery
5/31/2007 Impressions
5/24/2007 Local color
5/17/2007 Stieglitz in Manchester
5/10/2007 They're artists and they vote
5/3/2007 Lowell is the canvas for a summer of art
4/26/2007 Local color
4/19/2007 Local color
4/12/2007 Local color
4/5/2007 A Saint paul student returns to show recent work
3/29/2007 Local color
3/22/2007 Compassionate cause
3/15/2007 Local color
3/8/2007 Making money
3/1/2007 Local Color
2/22/2007 Local Color
2/15/2007 Local Color
2/8/2007 Local Color
2/1/2007 DreamFarm Cafe's big show
1/25/2007 Built world
1/18/2007 Expressions of character
1/11/2007 Best practices
1/4/2007 Nominate your favorite for Governor's Arts Awards
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
10/26/2006 Local Color
10/19/2006 Local Color
10/12/2006 Almost 80 artists in Hollis ...
10/05/2006 Fine art in a field
09/28/2006 Local Color
09/21/2006 Local Color
09/14/2006 Local color
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
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