Judy Kensley McKie in The Boston Globe

Getting it Down on Paper
By Cate McQuaid

Fifty years ago, Judy Kensley McKie majored in painting at Rhode Island School of Design. She and her husband, painter Todd McKie, married young; when they needed furniture for their place, Judy set to making it. Thus began an illustrious career in studio furniture.



Judy Kensley McKie Press Release

Judy Kensley McKie: Works on Paper
November 11 – December 17 at Gallery NAGA

2016 ends with a flourish. The most lauded artist to have developed in this region in the thirty-five years of the contemporary studio furniture movement, Judy Kensley McKie, now presents a large and varied exhibition of works on paper, most of which have never been presented before.



Gerry Bergstein Press Release

Gerry Bergstein: Skeleton Crew
October 7 – November 5 at Gallery NAGA

In October, Gallery NAGA presents Gerry Bergstein’s new paintings, which look like though they’ve been buried in art history’s tomb, subsequently unearthed – until Bergstein came along to salvage and make sense of it all.


Martin Kline in Belgium

Painting After Postmoderism | Belgium – USA
On View Sep 15, 2016 – Nov 13 2016
Brussels, Belgium

According to Barbara Rose, curator of Painting After Postmodernism I Belgium – USA, the artists in this manifesto exhibition strive to restore tactility to painting, redefine drawing as part of the pictorial and go beyond Postmodernism using new techniques and materials to retrieve the fullness of painting as a major art that can hold its own with the masterpieces of the past.



Gerry Bergstein and Brenda Star at Tufts Art Gallery

Mortal Things: Portraits Look Back and Forth
On View Sep 14, 2016 – Dec 4 2016
Aidekman Arts Center

In honor of its 25th anniversary, the Tufts University Art Gallery featuresMortal Things: Portraits Looks Back and Forth, an exhibition about the changing role of artists and subjects and portraiture as a means for examining individual, social, and institutional identities.


Ken Beck and Harold Reddicliffe Press Release

Ken Beck: Socks Shoes Soldiers and Such: A Studio Recreation
Harold Reddicliffe: Recent Small Paintings
September 6 – October 1 at Gallery NAGA

How better to begin a 40th season of exhibitions than with a show bringing an artist’s studio into the gallery? Pair that with a painter having his first show at NAGA, and you’ve got September.