A suite of prints from the Boston Color series – Beacon Hill, Mobil Man, and Maria's has been included in the prestigious 68th Art of the Northeast Exhibition at the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan, CT, July 14 – August 25.
Maria's from the Boston Color series has been accepted for inclusion in the Griffin Museum of Photography's 24th Juried Exhibition, Winchester, MA, July 19 – September 2.
Solo show – Selections from the Reimagine New England suite with poetry and the Boston Color series at the Eastern Connecticut Center for History Art and Performance, Willington, CT, May 19 – June 9.
Elected Member and Two Suns from the Reimagine New England suite at the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 107th Annual Exhibition at the Mystic Museum of Art in Mystic, CT, April 20 – June 2.
Board Member, Eastern Connecticut Center for History Art and Performance in Willington, CT.
Chasing the Light – Two session workshop for EastConn at the Capitol Theater, Willimantic, CT.
Interview with Tom Buccino of the Eastern Connecticut Center for History Art and Performance on The Wayne Norman Show, WILI Radio, Willimantic, CT.
Member of the Connecticut Arts Day Task Force for a two year term.
In the first public exhibition for the Boston Color series, both Mobil Man and Maria's have been accepted for inclusion in the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 106th Annual Exhibition at the Mystic Museum of Art in Mystic, CT, June 16 – July 29.
Athens Street from the Crappy Negatives series has been awarded an honorable mention and Empty Lot also included in the 73rd Connecticut Artists Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, CT, January 22 – March 17.
New Ice, a fine print from the Reimagine New England suite has been included in the 13th Annual Blanche Ames National Art Exhibition in the Ames Mansion at Borderland State Park in North Easton, MA where the original image was photographed, September 20 – October 8.
Mystic River, a fine print from the Crappy Negatives series has been accepted for exhibition in the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Exhibition at the Mystic Museum of Art in Mystic, CT, June 17 – July 30, a qualification for associate membership in the academy.
The Connecticut, Mudflat, New Ice, and Sap Moon from the Reimagine New England suite have been requested for exhibition in Meadow Life at the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, CT, June 12 – August 5.
The Parlor Gallery will demonstrate archival pigment printmaking for the Reimagine New England suite and the Crappy Negatives series at the Artists' Open Studios of Northeast Connecticut on November 25, 26, 27 & December 3, 4. More info at aosct.org.
Goldenrod a fine print from the Reimagine New England suite has been accepted for the 72nd Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, CT, February 7 – March18.
The Parlor Gallery will be participating in the Artists' Open Studios of Northeast Connecticut with 91 other artists on November 27, 28, 29 & December 5, 6. More info at aosct.org.
We have left the Mid-Atlantic and the busy business of New York/New Jersey to return to our native New England, settling in the "Quiet Corner" of northeastern Connecticut. The change has been described in a series of posts at the Reimagine New England blog.
December 22, 2012
Irish poet Seamus Cashman, founder of the literary publishing house Wolfhound Press, has included a selection of images and poems from Reimagine New England in "Peaks & Valleys", the latest issue of About Place Journal, online magazine of the Black Earth Institute.
"Until recent times, art expressed grander values than commerce and celebrity. Delphic oracle, Celtic bard, African griot, aboriginal orator: all used word and movement, color and craft, to bring wisdom from the spiritual realm to their communities. All expressed connection between humanity and something beyond humanity, through their art...
Black Earth Institute supports the artist as prophet and visionary who helps create a society attuned to earth's rhythms and to the rights of all people."