2021 Exhibitions

Almond blossom: water and olive oil containers, plastic straw, wax from a candle stub, twig

SACRED ENCOUNTERS
AVA Gallery and Art Center
Christine Hauck | Ellen Keene | Amanda J. Sisk | Heather Szczepiorkowski

March 12th – April 16th

Opening Event (Live Zoom): March 12th, 6:30 P.M. – REGISTER HERE
Artist Talk (Live Zoom): March 20th, 4-5 P.M.

This group of contemplative sculptors offers an exhibition to coincide with National Women’s History Month.  Through subject matter inherent of heavenly intent, the artists convey a message of hope and healing; each artist aims to engage the viewer in uplifting, playful, and transformative ways.

“We are on a light-bringing mission and hope that the work can inspire and uplift all who have suffered in these dark days.”


THE EQUINOX – SPRINGING INTO THE LIGHT
NESA’s Online Juried Exhibition

March 19th – June 3rd

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony (Zoom): March 19th, 7 P.M.
Closing Reception and Additional Award Ceremony (Zoom): June 3rd, 7 P.M.

You are invited to the opening reception for the New England Sculptors Association’s (NESA) first Annual Online Juried Prize Show, “The Equinox – Springing Into The Light.”  Twenty-five juried works from New England sculptors will be shown.  NESA is using this online juried show and its four prizes to focus the power of the arts on the tension between light and darkness, justice and injustice, equality and inequality. Since 1948, NESA has been promoting excellence in sculptural art that informs, educates, and inspires the public throughout New England and beyond. The distinguished juror is Brian Hone, who works for The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston) and serves as commissioner with the Boston Art Commission. From March 19th to June 3rd this year, the public can freely view the artwork online and visitors to the show will also be encouraged tothe Boston Art Commission. From March 19th to June 3rd this year, the public can freely view the artwork online and visitors to the show will also be encouraged to vote for the sculpture they feel is most deserving of The People’s Choice Award.