March goes in like a line (drawn), out like an iamb with our monthly news/notes from past Artist Fellows/Finalists: Nell Breyer and Jeff Warmouth both have large-scale media art illuminating the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center LED marquee. Laura Chasman, Andrea Sherrill Evans, and Helena Wurzel exhibit Portraits at Drive-By in Watertown (3/1-4/7). Read about … [Read more...]
Joe Wardwell: Full-Volume Painting
Imagine for a moment the Hudson River School painters depicting the immense magnificence and power of nature. Now think about the primitive power of loud, guitar-driven grunge, punk and metal music. Combine them, and voila, Joe Wardwell (Painting Fellow '12) has struck a gnarly power chord with his bold paintings. Take a listen with your eyes: What do you listen to while … [Read more...]
How Much Art Do You Give Away?
Artists and creative individuals are often asked (or decide) to make their work available for free. ArtSake guest blogger Bren Bataclan, for instance, gives away all of his Smile Boston Project paintings; playwright Charles Mee makes the full texts of his plays available online for other artists to "remake." Others might choose to not share any work without direct … [Read more...]