Thursday, July 3, 2014

Boyden Library Exhibit

Long-time art teacher, member, and former president of the Foxboro At Association, Barbara McAuliffe, will exhibit the art work of her students in the Community Room of the Boyden Library during the month of July. Please visit and enjoy the work of 25 students between the ages of 7 and 93. There are 50 works on display. Their reception will be held Saturday morning 10 am to noon, July 12.
Anyone wishing to display their works at the Boyden, either singly or as a group, should contact Frank Quinn at fxquinn@yahoo.com.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Demo Is On Line

If you missed our last meeting in May, you can still view the demo on line, courtesy of Foxboro Cable Access TV. The demo was by Kim Weineck on Framing For Artists and has lots of tips on how to frame works of art. It runs over an hour and is definitely worth watching. Check it out by clicking on the link here:
http://video.fcatv.org/foxboro-art-association-presents-framing-for-artists/
If the link doesn't work, just type in fcatv.org, then click on "video" at the top, then click on "all videos", and then click on the video of the Foxboro Art Association.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Member Notes

Saturday evening, June 21, the Next Door Gallery, 250 North St., Mansfield, is hosting an Artists' Reception, 7-9 pm. Several members of our Art Association will be on display. Refreshments and music will be provided.
19th Annual Arts Affair will be held by Marina Bay in Quincy the weekend of Aug. 2 and 3. Reception and drop off will be held Friday, Aug 1, 5:30-7:30. $25 for 2 entries. Prize money in 6 media categories. Must register by July 12. For more info, consult www.artsaffair.org.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Re-Opening June 14

The Art Gallery & Studio at Patriot Place has re-opened in its new, more central location -- around the corner from its former location, and across from Davio's. The weekend hours are the same as before: Friday 5-9, Saturday 1-9, and Sunday 12-6. Come browse all the local art by members of the Foxboro Art Association. A combination reception and paintout is scheduled for Saturday, June 28. And if it rains, we will be protected by the solar panels/roof which was erected last year around the corner.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Member News

The Art Gallery at Patriot Place is moving around the corner to a more central location, adjacent to the street that cuts between Davio's and Bar Louie's. It will be closed the weekends of June 7 and June 14 to prepare the new space. More info and photos can be seen at artgalleryatpatriotplace.blogspot.com.
Ralph Calderwood returned from a 2-week tour of Italy and is posting photos from his trip on Facebook. Like him and view his wonderful photos.
The Boyden Library is showing a new exhibit of 34 labor-related posters collected by Stephen Lewis during June. These posters combine both history and art, because many of the labor events hired artists to design the posters. (One of theses is pictured here.) Mr. Lewis also has an exhibit of posters of "Black Leaders" from around the world at the Norton Library and posters of the "99% Resist" movement at the Wrentham Library. So if you are in the neighborhood in June....






Monday, April 28, 2014

2014 Spring Show Ribbon Winners!


Foxboro Art Association
2014 Spring Show Ribbons

Watercolor:
1st Gretchen Sullivan “Reminiscence”
2nd Leslie Berman “Fisherman’s Warf”
3rd Jerry Aissis “One-Way Canal”
HM Vera Cross “Landlocked”

Pastel:
1st Karole Nicholson “Remembering Italy II”
2nd Kim Weineck “Sky at Sunset”
3rd Kathy Hutchinson “Sachuset Shoreline”
HM Nancy Bacevich “Spring Break”

Oil/Acrylic:
1st Polo Barrera “Dune Shadows”
2nd Ann Gorbett “Joined at the Hip”
3rd Diane Scotti “Ava and her Fairy Friend”
HM Dick Fotland “Reid Smith Cove”
HM Adele Corrigan “Evening Glow”

Photography:
1st Rebecca Skinner “Serenity”
2nd Dorann Wallrapp “Winter’s End”
3rd Jack Gannon “Vin Rouge”

 Best in Show:    
Ken Perlow “Lunch Date”

Friday, April 4, 2014

Spring Members Show

Forty members of the Foxboro Art Association submitted artwork for the Spring Members Show at the Boyden Library for the month of April. Copley artist Eli Cedrone was this year's judge and was tasked with deciding which ones would receive ribbons. She chose Ken Perlow's painting "Lunch Date" to be the "Best in Show" -- an outstanding work. But to heighten the suspense, the other ribbon winners will remain nameless until the next meeting Wednesday, April 9, when members can see for themselves. The 40 works will be on display in the library's Community Room until the members retrieve their works on Saturday morning, 10-12, April 26.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Doolittle Art Auction Successful

DeAnna Willis of the Doolittle Home is flanked by Bill Grieder and Kevin Weinfeld
The Doolittle Art Auction at the Foxboro Country Club Saturday was a grand affair. Appetizers were delicious, music was wonderful, the auctioneers, Bill Grieder and Kevin Weinfeld, were fabulous and all the donated art was sold to a very generous crowd. The evening also featured a blue martini, called "the Bloolittle", which may have helped improve the bottom line. In all, the Doolittle Home probably cleared about $13,000. They are very grateful and want to thank all the members and friends of the Foxboro Art Association who donated 55 pieces for the live auction. Thanks also to those who donated original Homer White paintings for the Silent Auction. It was a wonderful evening for all!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Next Meeting March 12

The Foxboro Art Association will next meet on Wednesday March 12 at 7 pm at the Boyden Library. The demonstrator will be a wonderful pastelist, Michelle Poirier-Mazzone. All our meetings are free and open to the public. And don't forget the Art Auction at the Foxboro Country Club on March 15 to benefit the Doolittle Home. The donations for the Art Auction are currently on display at the Boyden Library.

Pastel Demo March 10

Robin Carroll will be conducting a landscape pastel demo Monday evening at 7 pm, March 10, at the Endicott Estate, 656 East Street, Dedham. For more information and directions, see http://dedhamartassoc.vpweb.com/About-Us.html.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Doolittle Home Art Auction on TV

Click the link to watch a preview of a show to air about the March 15 Doolittle Home art auction featuring our own Jack Gannon.

http://video.fcatv.org/foxborough-central-64-doolittle-art-auction/

Monday, February 10, 2014

Ed Chesnovitch Workshop March 29th




PUSHING COLOR BOUNDARIESwith Ed ChesnovitchSaturday, March 29th, 2014 Workshop, 9 am - 4 pm, Studio EastFire up your imagination and explorethe emotional side of landscape pastel painting.This one day workshop will focus on creating a series ofstrong simplified starts by using big shapes of bold color.We will then experiment with color temperature, complements and the addition of beautiful neutrals to push a painting further.Go beyond your comfort zone, create a more expressive sense of atmosphere and have confidence with color.
Let's push it and have fun! Send your $50 check made out to the Foxboro Art Association to P.O. Box 440, Foxboro, MA 02035 or Sign up at Feb.12 FAA meeting or contact Nancy Bacevich, bacevich@verizon.net





Friday, January 31, 2014

Doolittle Art Auction

The art auction to benefit Foxboro's non-profit nursing home, the Doolittle Home, will be held at the Foxboro Country Club, Saturday evening March 15. This will be a fun event with many great pieces of art to choose from. Members and friends of the Foxboro Art Association have donated over 40 outstanding pieces to choose from -- including paintings donated by Copley Society artists Dianne Panarelli Miller and Eli Cedrone. Dianne's donation is titled "Child's Play" and Eli's painting is titled "Requiem".  All donations can be viewed at the Boyden Library beginning Feb. 3. Advance tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling Virginia at the Doolittle Home at 508 543-2694 or by e-mail at www.doolittle-home.org.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Reminders

Jan 22: Vera  Cross will be having her artist's reception Wednesday evening, Jan. 22, at 7 pm at the Sharon Community Center, 219 Massapoag Ave., Sharon. Vera is exhibiting 32 pieces, featuring some of her fashion watercolors from the 1940s.
Jan. 25:  Beth Knaus will present a free presentation on the art of Winslow Homer at 1 pm Saturday afternoon, Jan. 25, at the Walpole Public Library, 143 School St., Walpole.
Feb 1: Saturday, Feb. 1st at 12 pm is the drop off date at the Boyden (Foxboro) Library for art donations for the Doolittle Art Auction. The works will be hung at the library until the Art Auction on Saturday, March 15. Note that the auction has been rescheduled from March 1 to March 15.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Doolittle Reception Rescheduled

Due to the snow, the Doolittle Home reception for the Foxboro Art Association originally planned for Dec. 17 was rescheduled. The new date is Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6-7pm, just before the next meeting of the Art Association at 7 pm across the street at the Boyden Library.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The December 2013 Newsletter

The Foxboro Art Association's December newsletter has just gone to press but you can view it by clicking the This Month's Newsletter tab at the top of the page.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Gala Art Auction March 1

Members of the Foxboro Art Association have been asked to donate their best works of art for a gala auction at the Foxboro Country Club to benefit the non-profit nursing home, the Doolittle Home, a century-old institution located across the street from the Boyden Library. A unique facility, the Doolittle Home is a 501(c)3 public charity and all donations are tax exempt (www.doolittle-home.org). The gala art auction will take place Saturday evening, March 1, beginning at 7 pm. The public can preview the donated art work because it will be hung at the Boyden Library during February. It promises to be a special evening for everyone involved and members are requested to donate one (or two) of their best pieces. For more info, e-mail Frank Quinn at fxquinn@yahoo.com.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Boston International Art Show Nov. 22-24

The 17th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show, featuring 40 galleries, will be held the weekend before Thanksgiving, Nov. 22-24, at the Cyclorama Building, 539 Tremont St., Boston (a few blocks from the Copley Square commuter rail station). Discount parking available.
Friday 1pm – 8pm | Saturday 11am – 8pm | Sunday 11am – 5pm Admission $15, under 12 Free

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Susan Kelley Workshop Jan. 4

Susan Kelley will conduct a one-day oil & pastel workshop entitled "Painting Snow" on the first Saturday of 2014. The workshop will be held in "Studio East" (pictured above), 5 Walcott Ave., East Walpole for $50. Space is limited to 10, so if you want to reserve your space, please mail your $50 check to the Foxboro Art Association, PO Box 440, Foxboro, MA 02035. Susan is an experienced painter and teacher who ran a different workshop for us last year. She was so successful that we asked her back this year, this time to help us paint snow. Bring your own photos in case it doesn't snow.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Fall Members' Show Ribbon Winners


Diane Panarelli Miller (our judge for the Fall Members' Show) is shown here with Vera Cross and the Best Of Show painting "Reflections" by Elaine Levin.

Here are the ribbon winners in each category:
Watercolor
1. Jerry Aissis
2. Vera Cross
3. Patricia Lloyd
HM Gretchen Sullivan

Oil/Acrylic
1. Diane O'Brien
2. Polo Barrera
3. Ralph Calderwood
HM Ann Gorbett
HM Ellen Little
HM Tony Donovan

Pastel
1. Karole Nicholson
2. Robin Carroll
3. Betty Brenton
HM Teri Lillis

Mixed Media
1. Dana Schildkraut
2. Nancy Antico
3. Eric Hu


Congratulations to all for a great looking show!