R.I.P. Todd McKie

Remembering Todd McKie, a painter known for his bright palette, dark humor, and friendship
The artist, who died at 77 last month, was a mainstay in the Boston arts scene and beyond
The Boston Globe
Feb 10, 2022
By Cate McQuaid

The people in Todd McKie’s paintings are as simple as figures in children’s drawings, but their lopsided smiles, clenched teeth, and skewed eyes reveal how tender we all are.

PRISM Press Release

Waterscapes by Bernard Chaet, Jon imber, Emily Leonard Trenholm & Julia von Metzsch Ramos
Jan 7 – Feb 5, 2022 at Gallery NAGA

Remembering: Garry Knox Bennett

Furniture maker and American Craft Council Fellow Garry Knox Bennett died unexpectedly on January 28, 2022, at the age of 87.
Feb 8, 2022

He was a giant of a man both physically and artistically; standing six feet nine inches, he also cut an impressive figure as a bold experimentalist, combining unconventional materials into his furniture and decorative works.

Henry Horenstein Press Release

Henry Horenstein: Animalia
Jan 7 – Feb 5, 2022 at Gallery NAGA

Over the years I’ve photographed many different types of subjects, even animals and the human form. But I’ve always returned to my roots as a documentary photographer. More than anything, I like a good story.

– Henry Horenstein

George Nick Press Release

George Nick: Germ of Vision
Nov 12 – Dec 18, 2021 at Gallery NAGA

All these paintings are an autobiography of my life.  – George Nick

Lorie Hamermesh Press Release

Lorie Hamermesh: Desire/Shame
Sep 7 – Oct 2, 2021 at Gallery NAGA

After a nearly 15 year hiatus from art making and exhibiting, Lorie Hamermesh is back in a daring and spectacular fashion at Gallery NAGA for a solo exhibition accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog and essays by fellow Boston artists Carol Daynard and Cameron Barker.

Sophia Ainslie at Newport Art Museum

Call & Response 2021
May 28, 2021 – Aug 22, 2021
Ilgenfritz & Corridor Gallery

Last year, the Newport Art Museum brought together works of art by contemporary artists with works from the Museum’s collection for the first “Call & Response” exhibition. This popular exhibition showcased the ingenuity and creativity of regional artists while also bringing rare museum objects out from storage and into the galleries.

Peter Brooke & Joseph Barbieri in Artscope Magazine

Careful Rays of Colorful Light: Newbury Street returns to what they do best
May 4, 2021
By: Brian Goslow

On the day after Patriots Day, 14 months after my last visit to Newbury Street, there’s a small sign of pre-Covid life as outside restaurants are busy and visitors are entering galleries, albeit in ones and twos. But the street feels alive.