“I Believe”

The Southern New England Artist Community is a diverse group of artists residing in Southeastern Massachusetts, who are dedicated to working together to produce engaging and thought provoking art shows in our communities.

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The Music Inspired Portraits and Mindscapes of Lennie Peterson

Synesthesia is a condition where any one of the 5 senses “co-activates” with another of the 5 senses. For instance, seeing color or shapes when you hear certain music (think Kandinsky), or being able to visualize a memory or a touch when you smell a certain smell.

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Photography is the resurrection of the past and the record of a moment that no longer exists. Ruins are not just remains or leftovers. They are stories and memories, written within walls, textures, and surreal landscapes. 

The landscape in these expositions are similar to a war field, and the shrouds of debris become reborn shadows. This particular photography assumes the incisive taxidermy of aesthetic cuts that define the intention and interest of its author. The cut and the detail. The disturbance where the surreal is reborn and screams, yes. Continue reading

The Sky is the Limit

With spring comes a breath of fresh air; breathe! Embrace change as the seasons do; do not limit you, let this be an opportunity to be adventurous, explore new places and reach new heights!  

This exhibit, in the Narrows Café Gallery, has been created by students of People Incorporated and is in part supported by a grant from the Fall River Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Walk a Mile

Inspired by the Quechechan River Trail History Walk, Durfee Art students have sculpted a shoe installation that will allow viewers to “Walk a Mile” in the lives of Fall River mill workers. In addition to these papier-mâché shoes, AP students have produced written scripts in the words of these mill workers, expressing their thoughts, tribulations and aspirations, bringing to life the individuals inside the shoes. You can read an excerpt from one of the scrips below. 

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Alphabet Letters

     In 2008, Carol Way Wood created the letters of the alphabet for an exhibition on Martha’s Vineyard. She used graphite pencil and watercolors and paint in a sensitive whimsical style. With the exception of the California Quail, she used birds, animals and plants that exist in her own environment and have special meaning. Continue reading