BVAA Choc O l’Art Show

Hi,

Make sure you come on down to the Whitinsville Library and check-out our annual Choc O l’Art show and sample the candy !

Bob


Sunflower Show at Booklovers’ Gourmet – August 2017

Our August 2017 Sunflower Show celebrates the sunny beautiful flower! It’s held at the:
Booklovers’ Gourmet
55 E Main St
Webster, MA 01570

Submissions
The submission deadline is Monday, July 17th, 2017. We have limited wall space here so what we’ll do is have each member submit an image or two they’d like to include. Depending on how many entries we get, we’ll see how many items we can hang per person. It’s open to all BVAA members. This is not a judged show – it is primarily a visibility and sales opportunity. Any sales will include a 25% commission taken by the shop. The BVAA takes no commission on this show. Full BVAA terms: BVAA Show Terms and Conditions

Drop-Off
The drop-off for the Sunflower Show is Tuesday, August 1, time to be determined.

Public Reception
We’ll figure out a good reception time based on participating artists’ schedules.

Pick-Up
Pick-up for the show is Thursday, August 31st, time to be determined.

Theme
This one needs to be all about sunflowers! The shop is well known for their beautiful sunflower garden.

Use the BVAA online submission form to submit for this show.

Volunteers Needed
The BVAA is run by volunteers – please lend a hand! We need volunteers for the following activities:
* Hanging the show
* Watching over the reception
* Take-down of the show
Let us know on your submission form how you’re able to help out.

This show is still in the planning stages – watch for more details as we get closer!


Claflin Hill Waterscapes Art and Music – Mar 4 2017

The BVAA, in conjunction with the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, is offering a fun night of art and music! The orchestra provides the music while the BVAA provides the art!
Milford Town Hall
52 Main Street
Milford, MA 01757

On Saturday, March 4th, 2017 from 7:30-10:00pm the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra will be performing a show. The BVAA will have art up for patrons to enjoy before the show and during intermission. This is an art-loving audience and we see good sales at these shows.

Submissions
Deadline to submit your titles and sizes via the online form is Monday, February 27th. This gives us time to determine how many panels will be needed. There’s no fee to participate and the show is open to all BVAA members. Anne will then respond back to everyone with a copy of the labels to proof and approve. If you don’t submit your information by Monday night you may still be able to participate, but your labels might not be proofed. This show is displayed on panels so works submitted need to be less than 36″ wide in order to fit on a panel. Any sales will include a 20% BVAA commission. Full BVAA terms: BVAA Show Terms and Conditions.

Drop-Off
Drop-Off for the show will be Friday, March 3rd from 4-6pm. Everything will be set up Friday night so it’s ready to go for Saturday. If you can’t make it on Friday, you can drop off Thursday during their open hours. Just put the artwork up in the performance hall. We’ve never had any issue with items being left there.

Public Viewing
Participating artists get free entry to enjoy the show! Let us know if you’re interested in attending the music!

Pick-Up
Pick-up will be Sunday morning from 8-10am. If you can’t make that, email us to make other arrangements.

Theme
The music being performed will be:

Vaughan-Williams Symphony No. 1 “A Sea Symphony”
Debussy Nocturnes-The Sunken Cathedral

We should aim to bring the best art in our libraries, to match the high quality of the performance. That being said, if you have two great pieces and one features a watery theme then that might be a perfect one to choose!

Use the BVAA Online Submission Form to submit for this show.

Volunteers Needed
The BVAA is run by volunteers – please lend a hand! We need volunteers for the following activities:
* Hang the show from 5-6 on Friday
* Take it down at 8:30 on Sunday.

Let us know on your submission form how you’re able to help out. There is a 20% commission on sales – this commission is forgiven for those who help out!

Here’s the official Claflin Hill page with all details on the concert –

http://www.claflinhill.com/symphony-series/

 

DROPOFF DETAILS:

To get to to Milford Town Hall, 52 Main Street from Millbury take 140 S for around 10 miles. Take a slight left on West Street, which becomes Exchange Street. Turn left onto Main Street/MA-16 for about 2 1/2 miles. It’s a tall white steepled building very hard to miss.

There are parking lots on either side of the building as well as street parking.

You may enter by the side entrance where the handicapped ramp is, go in via the ramp and basement entrance and use the elevator to go to the second floor.


March 2017 Monthly Meeting – Batik Watercolor with Bonnie Frederiko

Our March 2017 meeting will be a demonstration of Batik Watercolor with Bonnie Frederiko.

As always, our monthly meeting will be held at the:
Northbridge Senior Center
20 Highland Street
Whitinsville, MA 01590

Our monthly meetings are open to the public and are supported in part by grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Our monthly meetings traditionally begin with about a half-hour of reviewing upcoming events and sharing member news. Then we go into the actual demo or workshop.


Milford TV Art Show – Mar-Apr 2017 – Animals

Every two months we rotate the show at the Milford TV Station. The drop-off for the upcoming March – April 2017 show on the theme of “Animals” is Thursday, February 23rd from 6-8pm.

This date is also the reception (and take down) for the existing “Winter” show. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend! It’s a great time to meet the artists, view local art, and learn about the art opportunities in the region.

For participating artists, please bring food or drink to share!

The Milford TV Station is at:
138 South Main Street
Milford, MA

This is a plaza with a D’Angelo’s, a Hair Unlimited Salon, and Milford Hardwood.

http://www.milfordtv.net/

The Milford people do the labels and hanging for us, so there is no need to use our online submission form to indicate what you’re bringing. Simply be sure to label the back of each piece with its title, your name, and the price. Milford does not take any commission on sales.

If you can’t make it to the party just drop off your works any time during the week that they’re open. Call ahead to check the hours!

This show is for BVAA members only and is free to participate in. Most artists bring in three items but if you have more that’s great! In general, the items can be any size or shape – Milford has a great hanging system which can accommodate pretty much anything. That being said, for this particular show it’s small works for quick sales!

We hope to see you there – and spread the word!


February 2017 Monthly Meeting – Photography

Our February 2017 meeting will be an open critique session on photography. Bring along printouts of your photos or a USB thumb drive for inserting into a laptop. Either way, we’ll offer ideas and suggestions.

Even if you primarily do painting, it might be that you sometimes paint from a photo. This session will offer ideas on how to improve those photos.

As always, our monthly meeting will be held at the:
Northbridge Senior Center
20 Highland Street
Whitinsville, MA 01590

Our monthly meetings are open to the public and are supported in part by grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Our monthly meetings traditionally begin with about a half-hour of reviewing upcoming events and sharing member news. Then we go into the actual demo or workshop.