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Arts & Culture Exhibits for Feb. 8 to Feb. 14

  • See more works by Holland Hoagland, sculptor in wood and stone, at the exhibit “Seeing the Figures,” which opens Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Old Mill Inn in Hatfield. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Holland Hoagland


Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The Art of Eric Carle: Check out the latest exhibit at The Carle featuring the artwork of Eric Carle himself. Museum Admission. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 W. Bay Road, Amherst. 413-559-6300. sandys@carlemuseum.org

Artspace’s 40th Invitational Franklin County Teen Show: Featuring works by local teens in various media. Open weekdays through Feb 16. Free. Donations welcome. Artspace Community Arts Center, 15 Mill St., Greenfield. 413-772-6811. info@artspacegreenfield.com.

“Audubon Suite”: Jane E. Goldman’s series of luminous prints reveals the artist’s muse in a graphically novel way. Alumnae House Gallery, 33 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2020. mhobbes@smith.edu.

Clifton Hunt works: Still life paintings by Clifton Hunt. Wendell Free Library, 7 Wendell Depot Road, Wendell. 978-544-3142. littleredinhouston@yahoo.com.

“Connecting Moments”: Lauren L. Anderson’s debut art show in the Pioneer Valley. Sam’s Pizza, 235 Main St., Northampton. LLAnderson859@gmail.com.

“Cost of Contentment”: Large format photographs by Dylan Donahue: explore dark costs in seeking contentment. Recommended for mature audiences. Anchor House of Artists, 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-588-4337. artists@anchorhouseartists.org.

“The Emperor’s New Clothes”: Laure Dennery is showing her penguin paintings that experiment with artistic techniques and composition to showcase these fascinating birds. Amherst Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave.

“Give a Sh*t: Printmakers Creating Work with a Social Message”: Twenty-seven printmakers express themselves through their art on a variety of current social and political issues. Through Feb. 24. Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery, 319 Main St., Amherst. 413-835-0197. bronwen@hopeandfeathersframing.com.

Gwen Murphy Wall Dolls: Explores the humor and pathos that arise from vulnerability. Gallery in the Woods, 145 Main St., Brattleboro. 802-257-4777. galleryinthewood@yahoo.com.

“Home”: A global array of artists offer their visual art and accompanying words on this subject to the Five College community. Represented in this exhibit are artists from Canada, Brazil, Ukraine, Germany, China, Poland, Spain, Turkey, Argentina and the U.S. Through March 8. Augusta Savage Gallery, Fine Arts Center of University of Massachusetts Amherst. 413-545-5177.

“Illuminations”: Wildlife art interpreted in glass using sand etched forms accented with light. Works by Dean Kent and Alan Robinson. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional Office, 300 Westgate Center Drive, Hadley. 413-835-5541. jennifer_lapis@fws.gov.

“InVersion”: Sculptural and wall-based works by Alisa Dworsky. There will be an artist’s reception on Feb.17 from 5 to 7 p.m. CYNTHIA-REEVES, 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. 413-398-5257. k_jussila@cynthia-reeves.com.

Modern Images of the Body from East Asia: Exhibition looks at multifaceted representations of the body in East Asia from the 19th century to present times. Smith College Museum of Art, Elm St. at Bedford Terrace, Northampton. artmuseum@smith.edu.

Nancy Baker — Barstow’s Featured Artist: Colorful paintings of local birds inspired by the Northampton Christmas Bird Count that takes place in Hockanum near Barstow’s. Free. Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, 172 Hockanum Road, Hadley. 413-586-2142. info@barstowslongviewfarm.com

“Natural Moments, Laughing Brook, and Beyond”: Works by Kevin Kopchynski, nature educator who leads nature walks and teaches photography. His art ranges from intimate details to large landscapes. Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. 413-584-3009. arcadia@massaudubon.org.

“Proverbs N Portraits”: What do you get when you cross a proverb with a portrait? A.P.E. Gallery shines a spotlight on new work by local artist Ken Gagne. APE Gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-5553. lisathompson@apearts.org.

“Put it All On the Wall”: Newest showing of paintings by Luke J. Cavagnac. The Invisible Fountain, 116 Pleasant St., Suite 206, Easthampton. 413-896-8073. lukecavagnac@gmail.com.

“Remembrance of our Past” and “Fly Away Home”: Works by Mary Boehmer, Bambi Miller on display in “Remembrance of our Past,” works by Belinda Lyons Zucker on display in “Fly Away Home.” Through Feb. 25. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St. No. 9, Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com

“Seeing Red”: Includes paintings, prints, photos, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, fiber art, floor cloths and glass with red as a unifying theme. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413 625-9324. sac01370@gmail.com.

“Seeing the Figures”: Exhibit featuring sculptures by Holland Hoagland, sculptor in wood and stone, opens Wednesday, Feb. 14. Presentation by Hoagland on Wednesday, March 7, from 7 to 9 pm. at Old Mill Inn. Old Mill Inn, 87 School St., Hatfield. 413-362-9740. holhoagland@gmail.com.

“Slice of Humanity”: Pieces by five artists working with the human figure: Robert Bent, Suzanne Conway, Lauren Paradise, Jeff Wrench and Nina Rossi. Free. Nina’s Nook, 125A Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-834-8800. nalerossi@gmail.com.

“Specific Gravity”: A solo exhibition of Samuel Rowlett’s work exploring various landscapes and the genre of landscape painting. A reception will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro. 802-257-4333.

“Suspended”: Artist Liza Phillips’ larger-than-life size gestural drawings depict chairs wrapped in blankets, shrink-wrapped for transport and storage. Oresman Gallery, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

“A Walk Through Nature”: Laure Dennery and Deborah Izatt use painting and photography to express the serenity in the world that surrounds us. Burnett Gallery at the Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. dennerydesign@yahoo.com.

“Winter Light”: Handmade paper scrolls, prints, sculpture and lanterns by local artist Sheryl Jaffe. On view downstairs in the Muse Café. Whately Public Library, 202 Chestnut Plain Road, Whately. 413-665-2170. directorwhatelylibrary@gmail.com.

Works by Frances Kidder, Marlene Rye: “Down in the Valley — Water and Greed,” showcases works by Kidder; new pastel works by Rye also on display. Opening reception Friday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. The Oxbow Gallery, 275 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-586-6300. frankidder46@gmail.com.

Works by Lennie Kaumzha, Benjamin Sears and Perry Carter: Surreal human and animal portraits by Perry Carter. Landscapes of the mind, drawings by Benjamin Sears. Mosaic-fusion paintings by Lennie Kaumzha. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org.

“World of Wranglers, Rodeo Riders and their Horses”: Photography exhibit by local fine art photographer, Diane Norman. The images were captured while attending a workshop with a National Geographic photographer in the wilds of Wyoming. The exhibit will run through February. Leverett Library, 75 Montague Road, Leverett. norman.dianenp@yahoo.com