Kudos to BVAA member and talented photographer Al Weems!
His black and white photograph “Leather and Lace” was presented in the Providence Art Club Exhibiting Members Exhibition. It is on display now thru February 16th, 2018.
The image won the Dr. Stanley Summer Award for Photography at the Winter Members’ Show at the Providence Art Club! The Awards Judge was painter Justine Hill.
Al Weems – Leather and Lace
Providence Art Club
11 Thomas St.
Providence, RI 02903
Congrats to Mike Zeis – his photo of the Blue Spruce Motel in upstate New York is in the Griffith Museum’s Tree Talk exhibit, Lafayette City Center Passageway, Downtown Crossing Boston Jan 30-May 30. Reception Jan 30. Open to the public 10am-6pm
This reception is happening NOW Friday 1/5/2018 from 4:30-7:30pm at the @AlternativesMA Whitinsville location – come on out!
A thought provoking art exhibit! BVAA members Mike and Joanne Zeis showcase images that capture forgotten places and hint at the lives of those who lived and worked within institutions. Related artifacts from the New York State Museum and Buffalo’s Museum of DisABILITY accompany their work!
The Heritage Gallery at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill
50 Douglas Rd, Whitinsville, MA
Jan 5 to Feb 23, 2018
The opening reception is on Friday, January 5th from 4:30 – 7:30pm. Come on out for wine, cheese, snacks, and to meet the artists!
Check out more of the Zeis’ work at ZeisPhotos.com.
Happy New Year everyone! The latest edition of the Mused Literary Review is live in beautiful responsive design! Kudos to all BVAA artists who are featured in this issue. PDF and Print versions are coming soon!
Congratulations to BVAA member Lisa Shea! Her origami was featured in the November 24, 2017 issue of the Blackstone Valley Xpress. Her origami can be found at the Grafton Common Art Gallery through December 15, 2017. Stop on by to take a look!
Here’s the article online – please support local papers and their advertisers! Their reporting keeps us informed of what’s going on.
Blackstone Valley Xpress 11/27/17 Issue (PDF)
The Grafton Common Art Gallery is open noon-6pm this Sat 11/25 – we’ve got beautiful matted prints of Grafton common by Gary Cunningham!
Grafton Common Art Gallery Details
Come out to support local Massachusetts artists.
The Grafton Common Art Gallery will be open Wed 11/22 from noon to 6pm! Stop by to get those last-minute Thanksgiving housewarming presents!
Talented painter Betty Havens will be there 3-6pm – she creates beautiful pet artwork.
Details about the gallery:
Grafton Common Art Gallery
“Roses on Hill Street” – a beautiful floral oil painting by Carol Arnold. Come see her free painting demo this Sun 11/5 2017 from 1-3pm at the Grafton Common Art Gallery! Please share the news. For full details on the gallery visit
Grafton Common Art Gallery
“Blackstone Canal” – photographer James Hunt is featured at the Grafton Common Art Gallery!
For the gallery’s hours and days visit
Art Gallery on Grafton Common
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