Enjoy a Picture-Perfect Summer Day at June 18th ArtWalk
The public is invited to join in on ArtWalk's free events, browse a variety of artwork in traditional and contemporary styles, shop, dine, and soak in all that the Cultural District has to offer. Future 2016 ArtWalk dates are August 20th and November 5th.
A free brochure/map of all venues is available at participating galleries, the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, the passageway between State and Inn Street and at ArtWalk Partners' locations.
Among the special activities planned for June's ArtWalk are:
Connor Summers Gallery: Connor Summers Gallery is pleased to have new work by Marcia Hermann for the June ArtWalk. Her new series of paintings, done in her trademark patterned style is titled "The Anderson Sisters." Additionally, the gallery will be introducing work by Newburyport artist Margaret Bernier, as well as showing work by Michael Updike, Gordon Pryzbyla, Janice Eaton Updike and Cathy Connor. 48 Market Street, Newburyport
Sweethaven Gallery: Don't miss this "Celebration of the Work and Wisdom of Photographer Harold Feinstein" (co-sponsored by Blue Wave Fine Art Gallery (http://www.bluewaveartgallery.com/
Paula Estey Gallery (PEG): "Love-Locks, an exhibition showcasing the push and pull of love from soft underbelly to razor's edge…" is on display June 8 - July 23. From the padlocks on the Pont Des Arts Bridge in Paris to twisted fibers on canvas describing a sweet summer day, "LOVE-LOCKS"
Indigo Artist Studio/Alan Bull Studio: Indigo Artist Studio will be hosting "Prints in Process: Three Artists," a monotype event on Friday June, 17, from 5-8pm. Artists include Newburyport's Alan Bull, Gordon Pryzbyla, and Indigo's resident artist, Mary Arthur Pollak. The artists will be using a variety of monotype/monoprint techniques and tools illustrating the diversity of the practice. All prints will be available for sale on that night and during ArtWalk on June 18. Refreshments will be served for both Friday evening and Saturday. 53 Middle Street, Newburyport
Firehouse Center for the Arts: "Fading American Landscapes,"
Newburyport Art Association:
36 Liberty Street Studios: Take in the dreamlike paintings with collage elements of artist E. Tobin Eckian on the first floor, and Portrait and Fine Art Photography by Kiki Larouge on the second floor of this shared studio space. During ArtWalk on Saturday, Amadeus Studio will have musical ensembles from 1-5 p.m. 36 Liberty Street, Newburyport
Valerie's Gallery: Meet jewelry maker and metalsmith Catie McCool, from 1-5p.m. on Saturday, June 18. This local Newburyport artist creates gorgeous pieces that emphasize texture and movement. 26 State Street, Newburyport
Spirit of Newburyport:
The 2016 Newburyport ArtWalk events are held on four Saturdays this year. They are free and open to the public. A collaborative of galleries offer special exhibitions, artist demos, lectures, tours, and visual art, all within easy walking distance. Local restaurants, cafes and coffee shops also display original art on a rotating basis. ArtWalk 2016 participants include: 36 Liberty St. Studios, Alan Bull Paintings, Connor Summers Gallery, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Indigo Artist Studio, Newburyport Art Association, Paula Estey Gallery, Sisters We Three, Somerby's Landing Sculpture Park, Spirit of Newburyport, Studio 5, Sweethaven Gallery, Valerie's Gallery, and The Walsingham Gallery. ArtWalk partner businesses include: 17 State Street Cafe, Atomic Cafe Coffee Roasters, Caffe di Siena, Plum Island Coffee Roasters, Chococoa Baking Company & Cafe, the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, Middle Street Foods, and The Tannery Marketplace. Visit http://artwalknewburyport.blogspot.com and http://www.facebook.com/