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Exhibits: Week of March 22 to 28, 2018

  • This piece by Nina Rossi will be on display as part of the "Heavenly Bodies" exhibit at the Shelburne Arts Co-Op starting March 28. Contributed photo


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Ending soon

“Bunny Fluff”: Mixed media, collage and acrylics by Hatfield artist Mary V. Klaes. Free. Ends March 23. Tilton Library, 75 North Main St., South Deerfield Village. 413-665-4683.

DVAA Members Show: An exhibit featuring pieces by Deerfield Valley Art Association members, including numerous flowers. Ends April 1. 105 Main St., Northfield.

“Ghosted”: An exhibition of work by six second-year graduate students: Althea Keaton, Kristy Childress, Nick Criscuolo, Maggie Wilson, Leah Burke and Emily Tareila. Working across media, scale and themes, these artists are conceptually united through their affinity for the immaterial, intangible, remembered, spoken or fantasized. Ends April 3. Herter Art Gallery, UMass Amherst. 413-545-0976.

“Green Houses in the Connecticut River Valley”: Photos by Peter Alan Monroe. Free. Ends March 31. The Greenfield Gallery, 231 Main St., Greenfield. 413-772-9334. tcrapo@mac.com.

“In Sight”: Landscapes of the region by oil painter Gillian Haven and land and seascapes in pastel by Elizabeth Slade. Free. Easthampton City Arts Gallery, 43 Main St., Easthampton. 413-529-1424. arts@easthampton.org.

Laura Bundesen: Fiber neuro art. Concludes at the end of March. Free. Westhampton Library, 1 North Road, Westhampton. willows2@comcast.net.

Memories of Liberia: Paintings and sketches of Liberia over 50 years ago. Free. Concludes the end of March. Lathrop Retirement Commuity, 100 Bassett Brook Drive, Easthampton. 413-586-0006. sgauger@lathrop.kendal.org.

Mo Willems: “Wordplay”: Free. Ends March 31. R. Michelson Galleries, 132 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-3964. events@rmichelson.com.

Paintings by Susannah Auferoth: Large-scale paintings with an underlying grid of motion imagery based on video the artist has filmed at skate parks in Holyoke. Free. Ends April 3. Oresman Gallery, Hillyer, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

“Potpourri”: Paintings by Louise Minks. Ends March 31. Leverett Library, 75 Montague Road, Leverett.

“Slice of Humanity”: Pieces by five artists working with the human figure: Robert Bent, Suzanne Conway, Lauren Paradise, Jeff Wrench and Nina Rossi. Free. Ends March 31. Nina’s Nook, 125A Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-834-8800. nalerossi@gmail.com.

“Spring in the City: Urban Landscapes”: Urban landscapes from New York City and San Juan, Puerto Rico, in Mishael Coggeshall-Burr’s distinctive abstract-realist style. Ends March 31. Free. Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery, 319 Main St., Amherst. 413-835-0197. bronwen@hopeandfeathersframing.com.

“Winter Light”: Handmade paper scrolls, prints, sculpture and lanterns by local artist Sheryl Jaffe, on view downstairs in the Muse Café. Free. Ends March 24. Whately Public Library, 202 Chestnut Plain Road, Whately. 413-665-2170. directorwhatelylibrary@gmail.com.

Works by Katie Yun: Drawings and embroideries by the Shelburne-based, California native. Free. On display through March. Delicatesse, 8 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-489-3257.

Ongoing

Amherst Plein Air Society 2nd Annual Art Show: 17 members share paintings of the Pioneer Valley and beyond. Continues through April 27. Free. Northampton Cooperative Savings Bank, 253 Triangle St., Amherst. 413-323-5517. sue1952us@yahoo.com.

Animal Kingdom: Featuring paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and gouache, as well as ceramics and limestone sculptures by 12 artists. Ends April 21. William Baczek Fine Arts, 36 Main St. Northampton. 413-587-9880. info@wbfinearts.com.

The Art of Eric Carle: Check out the latest exhibit at The Carle featuring the artwork of Eric Carle himself. Museum admission of $9 to $22. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 413-559-6300. sandys@carlemuseum.org.

Artspace Pastel Studio: Work by a group of artists who participate in a studio run at Artspace in Greenfield, now at the Salmon Falls Gallery and ending April 29. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. SalmonFalls@megaplanet.com.

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

Birds of Costa Rica Photography Exhibit: Keith Carver’s photographic exhibit is a sampling of the many colorful birds of Costa Rica, including quetzal, toucans, hummingbirds and tanagers. Free. Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. 413-584-3009. arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Cameron Schmitz: Abstract landscape oil paintings. Schmitz will teach a workshop on March 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 1739 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Church Street, Bernardston. 413-330-0807. annette@bernardstonunitarian.org.

Chinese Abstraction: Diverse media by four contemporary Chinese artists: Shen Chen, Paul Ching-Bor, Lianghong Feng and Cui Fei. Starts March 24. Ends May 5. CYNTHIA-REEVES, 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams.

Chinese Shan-Shui Tattoo: Huang Yan uses his own body as the surface for classical landscape paintings, which are basis for his photographs. Through April 15. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760.

Color in Containment: The University Museum of Contemporary Art’s 11th annual curatorial fellowship exhibition. Opening reception on March 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. University Museum of Contemporary Art, Fine Arts Center, 151 Presidents Drive, UMass Amherst. 413-545-3672. bhwolfson@acad.umass.edu.

“Erased”: Work by Bibiana Medkova, a multidisciplinary artist who works in installation, photography, video and sound. Ends April 6. Nolen Art Lounge, Campus Center 105, 100 Elm St., Smith College, Northampton.

Gallery A3: Featuring paintings by Nancy Meager and Margaret Jean Taylor throughout March. Free. Gallery A3, 28 Amity St., Unit 1D, Amherst. 413-256-4250. a3.gallerya3@gmail.com.

“Great and Small”: An exhibit celebrating the year of the dog. Ends April 14. The Art Garden, 4 Union St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-2782.

“Heavenly Bodies”: An exhibit by multimedia artist Nina Rossi. Opens March 28. Opening reception on April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. with refreshments and live music by Uncle Hal’s Crabgrass Band. Ends April 30. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls.

“The Lure of the Dark”: Paintings by artists who seek to capture the mood of the night. Opening reception on March 24 at 5:30 p.m. MASS MoCA, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams.

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. Ends Aug. 26. Smith College Museum of Art, Elm Street at Bedford Terrace, Northampton. artmuseum@smith.edu.

“Motorcycles & Mannequins”: An exhibit by artist Tom Blackwell, one of the original 13 photorealist painters. Featuring 11 large-scale paintings dating from the mid-1960s until 2017. Reception April 28 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Ends June 2. Louis and Susan Meisel Gallery, Artist Book Foundation, 1327 MASS MoCA Way, Building 13, North Adams. 413-398-5600.

Our Own Visions: Creative works by teachers of Franklin County teens. Free. Donations welcome. Artspace Community Arts Center, 15 Mill St., Greenfield. 413-772-6811. info@artspacegreenfield.com.

“Our Vanishing Wild”: Watercolor portraits of threatened species by Maureen Moore. Ends April 29. Ten percent of sales will be donated to the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. SalmonFalls@megaplanet.com.

Paintings by Noreen Acconcio: Acconcio uses watercolor to create still-lifes and seascapes rich with color and imagination. Free. Ends April 29. Central Library, 220 State St., Springfield. 413-263-6828. mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org.

Rodney Madison: Work by painter Rodney Madison, currently the curator of the Madison Studio Gallery in Millers Falls. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. marketing@hawksandreed.com.

“Roots of Resistance”: Paintings by Denise Beaudet: Eight-foot-high painted portraits of global women activists and their earthshaking justice work. Free. New England Visionary Artists Museum, 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-588-4337. artists@anchorhouseartists.org.

“Roots, Sun, Flower: A Call from my Ancestors”: Original designs by Kimberly Wachtel. Vibrant gouache and multi-media floral paintings. Free. Meekins Library, 2 Williams St., Williamsburg. 413-268-7472. rwildfong@cwmars.org.

Sanctuary:  A group exhibit by 10 artists from Cottage Street Studios. Free. Ends April 7. Elusie Gallery, 43 Main St., Easthampton. 413-529-9265. info@bigredframe.com.

“Seasons, Sunrise and Farms”: A photography exhibit highlighting local farms in Hadley, Sunderland, Hatfield and Deerfield, and their historic barns and houses. Photos by Catherine Lee. On display through April. Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St., Sunderland. 413-665-2642.

“The Spoils of War: Relics from the Front”: World War I artifacts in commemoration of the centennial. Free. Springfield Armory National Historic Site, 1 Armory Square, Suite 2, Springfield. 413-734-8551.

“Sweet”: Visual meditations represented by images such as the connection between wildlife couples and the sap buckets affixed to local trees. Free. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9324. sac01370@gmail.com.

Two Photographers, Two Visions: Bob Solosko creates impressionistic visions with digital technique. Larry Rankin depicts Tanzania in sepia-toned prints. Free. Hosmer Gallery at Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org.

Un/American: Featuring work from the permanent collection by five artists whose “Americanness” was questioned by the United States government: Philip Evergood, William Gropper, Rockwell Kent, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Ben Shahn. Through July. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760.

Wildlife Photography: Deerfield photographer Steve Upton. Begins March 24. Ends April 27. Free. Tilton Library, 75 North Main St., South Deerfield. 413-665-4683.

Works on Wood, Paper and Plastic: By Margaret Gammell of Simsbury, Conn. Ends April 27. Amherst Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave., Amherst.