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Oct 16, 2017 “I think a lot of artists do not like to look back at old work or even be associated with it,” says artist Aja Johnson. “But I believe there is very important artistic genetic code buried deep in those earlier works.” Johnson’s upcoming show at the Chandler Gallery charts her artistic journey from monochromatic pen-and-inks to intensely colorful acrylics. The abstract drawings and paintings... more
Oct 13, 2017 Exhibition Dates: November 8 - December 20, 2017 Cambridge Art Association is pleased to announce the 2017 Blue Biennial Juried by Vera Ingrid Grant, the director of the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University (2012—present). Presented at both the Kathryn Schultz (25 Lowell St) and University Place Gallery (124 Mt Auburn St).... more
Oct 13, 2017 Exhibition Dates: November 8 - December 20, 2017 Cambridge Art Association is pleased to announce the 2017 Blue Biennial Juried by Vera Ingrid Grant, the director of the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University (2012—present). Presented at both the Kathryn Schultz (25 Lowell St) and University Place Gallery (124 Mt Auburn St).... more
Oct 1, 2017 Health Screenings: Join us for Blood pressure check, CPR lessons, Dental screenings, Vision Screenings. Children of all ages will enjoy a police car, fire truck, building tours and a chance to meet Shriners. Masonic Open House: Joining with more than 220 Masonic lodges across the Commonwealth, the Freemasons of Cambridge Masonic Hall will open our doors to the public. If you’ve ever wondered... more
Sep 11, 2017 LASER FOCUS is a multifaceted exhibition of both two, and three-dimensional work that includes, drawing, sculpture, and interactive stop motion animation. Through layered narratives and storytelling, Johnson's work speaks to his travels and adventures through everyday life. "I think of myself as an explorer, setting out each day on an unchartered path of mediation manifested in drawing and... more
Sep 8, 2017 The saying goes “one man’s trash is another’s treasure,” but for Woomin Kim, it’s more than that: it’s art yet to be created. Her unique use of found and discarded fibers, such as glass from littered broken bottles or even old hair extensions, will be featured in an upcoming installation at the Chandler Gallery entitled “Urban Nest Project: Greater Boston.” Kim’s work is part of the 2017 Spirit... more
Sep 5, 2017 Selections of work taken from designer Vaughan Oliver’s extensive archive. The work spans design, fashion, music, and moving image. Over the years, his unique approach to design has attracted an impressive list of clients. He is noted for his work with independent record label 4AD, where he created designs for bands including the Cocteau Twins, the Pixies, Lush, the Breeders, and This Mortal Coil... more
Aug 14, 2017 Where you’d typically see the big, bold letters of “Greetings From…” or an endearing “Wish You Were Here,” there are stunning oil still lifes, surreal portraits or a textural collage made entirely of green circles. Postcards are the chosen medium in the Chandler Gallery’s latest exhibition, which asks artists to put forth some of their most daring work within the confines of 6x8 inches. With a... more
Aug 1, 2017 You are invited to join the CCTV Youth Media Program as they screen work produced during the 2017 Summer Media Institute, offered in partnership with the Cambridge Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. Students will share a wide range of video work including documentaries and a narrative produced through a collaboration with Emerson College. more
Jul 13, 2017 Join us for a Jamaican fine arts show featuring works of Jamaican artists at The Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA). Jamaican artists featured include works from the NCAAA collection and some will be invited to participate in the reception. The art show to take place during the tenure of our Jamaica 55th Anniversary Celebrations. This event is free, and donations to... more
Jul 7, 2017 Artist Alexandra Sheldon’s sketches of Cambridge speak to locals. In “Sketches of Cambridge,” her upcoming show at the Chandler Gallery, Sheldon eschews city squares and tourist hot-spots and finds beauty in the paved streets, traffic cones, bare tree limbs, and power lines of residential neighborhoods. Sheldon combines her two passions—painting from life and abstract collage—to create realistic... more
May 12, 2017 The public is invited to a reception on May 25 from 6-8pm for painter Adriana Prat, whose work is currently being exhibited at CCTV's Karen Aqua Gallery. The show will be in the gallery through June 23. Adriana was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she studied science. Once in USA, Adriana reinvented herself through art. With a newly discovered passion for oil painting, she studied mostly at... more
Apr 26, 2017 “Absent,” a new exhibit at Lesley University, focuses on the unsettling, even scary feeling experienced when someone or something is not in the usual place. This is the Uncannyists' third exhibit, inspired by Sigmund Freud’s treatise “The Uncanny,” which explores the moment when the familiar becomes uncomfortable and sometimes frightening. In “Absent,” each of the artists addresses a personal... more
Apr 17, 2017 For 30 years, artist Bill Flynn has been collecting crushed gloves. He is fascinated by the way the random creases reshape each glove into a visually exciting flat piece. Flynn’s glove collection served as a major influence for his latest show at the Chandler Gallery: Each drawing borrows the techniques of folding and flattening to incorporate fortuitous rips and edges as part of the finished... more
Mar 10, 2017 Jessica Straus and Abbie Read March 15 - April 14, 2017 VanDernoot Gallery Reception: March 23, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 pm University Hall 1815 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA The pairing of Jessica Straus’s and Abbie Read’s sculpture has strong visual and conceptual affinity. It is immediately evident that both artists share a passion for the hand wrought, labor intensive process. Far from... more
Mar 10, 2017 Yury Guzman, Alexander Edward Karnes, and Brandon Strathmann March 27 – April 12, 2017 Raizes Gallery Lunder Arts Center 1801 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA Storyboarding is the creative stage that Animators use to plan out their cartoons. Storyboards are a series of comic-strip style illustrations that describe all of the acting and cinematography that will appear in a finished animation.... more
Mar 10, 2017 March 3 through April 14 An exhibition of art by: Sebastian Lopez, from Guatemala Larry Bissonnette, from Vermont: featured in the film Wretches and Jabberers Owen Suskind, from Massachusetts: subject of the Disney movie Life, Animated (just nominated for an Oscar) and son of Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Ron Suskind. Opening reception: April 1, 5-8 pm Exhibit and reception in: Parker... more
Mar 7, 2017 March 18 – April 16, 2017 Roberts Gallery Lunder Arts Center 1801 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA Gallery Hours Monday: closed Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 pm Boston based installation artist Mark Cooper will be creating the first site-specific installation titled Uncertainty for the Roberts... more
Mar 2, 2017 Scale has long captivated the human imagination, as evidenced in classics such as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and in today’s popular movies and television shows. People spend hours making models that shrink or enlarge everyday objects and surroundings. They invent technologies to explore tiny realms or search vast stretches of the cosmos beyond sight. The complexities of... more
Feb 28, 2017 How do biological and cultural forces shape the development of consciousness? In this interdisciplinary dialogue, Brian Farrell and Davíd Carrasco will draw on the work of two earlier Harvard professors—psychologist William James and ethnobotanist Richard Evans Schultes—to consider whether culture is fundamentally biological, or whether the biology of consciousness is shaped by experience. The... more
Feb 27, 2017 At dusk, a figure creeps through the bushes toward the open window of a house. The legs are visible, but the figure’s head and torso are hidden in a mass of white strands, like yarn or fur. Sarah Wentworth’s photograph, “Rugosa Window,” is one of the pieces in the Chandler Gallery’s 2017 Small Works Salon. Juror and gallery owner Howard Yezerski selected “art that is well made or crafted that has... more