Exhibits, week of Nov. 9

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Inside Franklin County SHELBURNE FALLS

Recent works by Jo-Ann Denehy of Whately: McCusker’s Market Gallery, 3 State St., Shelburne Falls. Through Nov. 30 westbrookdesigns@aol.com

“Big Wheel Press”: Monoprints by Lisa Hersey and broadsides by Chris Campbell: Through Dec. 31. Reception Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Free. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St. No. 9, Shelburne Falls.
413- 625-9833. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com

Andrew Quient — “An Intersection of Pottery and Architecture”: Ceramics and drawings.Through Dec. 31. Reception Dec. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. Free. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St. No. 9, Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com

“Fiber Optic”: Includes wearable and decorative items in fiber media including quilting, weaving, silk painting, felting, knitting and paper collage. Free. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9324. sac01370@gmail.com


“inside art iv”: The fourth annual exhibit of art and writing by people incarcerated at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Free, but donations welcome. Artspace Community Arts Center, 15 Mill St., Greenfield. 

George Wardlaw art exhibit: Recent paintings from 2015 to 2017. Free. Greenfield Community College, 1 College Drive, Greenfield. 413-775-1241. obeirnej@gcc.mass.edu


“Staying Connected: Art as Expression of Cultural Heritage”: Paintings, glass, metal, fabric, ceramic, mixed-media art in the Deerfield Valley Arts Association gallery and gift shop. Depicting the cultural heritage of 16 New England artists. Free. DVAA Center for the Arts, 105 Main St., Northfield. margedvaa@gmail.com

Beyond Franklin County NORTHAMPTON

“3 Niswongers”: Small exhibition brings together the work of one family of artists: father, Gary, daughter, Hannah, and son, Bartholomew. Free. Oxbow Gallery, 273 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-268-3607. gniswong@smith.edu

Etchings by Ruth Wilson Sutro: The etchings in this display bring back the memory of her time as a student at Smith. Free. Lyman Plant House, 16 College Lanes, Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu

Photographs by Donna Carpenter (“Ancient Homeland/Scotland”), Vera Yañez (“Residents of Galapagos”), Barbara Krawczyk and Diane Savioli-Chase (“Cuba, An Intimate Portrait”): Hosmer Gallery at Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org

Self-Portraits by 50 Women Artists: Exhibition of self-portraits by 50 area women artists, many of whom have national or international reputations. Free. A.P.E., 126 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-5553. lisathompson@apearts.org

“Fragments of Space”: Paintings by Linda Gottesfeld. Features paintings using satellite imagery, photography and scrap metal from the New Jersey Meadowlands. Free. Oresman Gallery, Hillyer, Smith College, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu

“A Dangerous Woman: Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer”: Reveals the voice Sharrer’s work. Potent critique of the conventions of American culture. Free. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760. artmuseum@smith.edu

“About Face: People, Animals, and Mythical Beings in Islamic Art”: A glimpse into the varied content of Islamic art. Free. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu


“43 Towns”: MassMutual Center is showcasing the unique photographic exhibit. Free. MassMutual Center, 1277 Main St., Springfield. 413-271-3259. rdecusati@massconvention.com


“5 Takes on African Art: 42 Flags”: By Fred Wilson. Through Dec. 10. African art from the collection of Charles Derby. Free. University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMass Fine Arts Center, 151 Presidents Drive, Amherst. 413-545-3672. www.umass.edu

“Cartoons and Puntoons”: Drawings, illustrations, cartoons and puntoons created by Applewood resident Jack Medoff. The exhibit will include some of his children’s books and many of his cartoons and puntoons, which have been featured in The New Yorker and The New York Times. Free. Applewood, 1 Spencer Drive, Amherst. 413-253-9833.

“Future, Unknown”: Paintings of Rodney Madison, local activist, veteran educator and self-taught artist. Free. Augusta Savage Gallery, 103 New Africa House, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 413-545-5177. asg@acad.umass.edu