Running from October 28, 2016 to November 22, 2016 in the Main Gallery.
A Curatorial Opportunity Program Exhibition curated by Courtney McClellan and Cathy McLaurin
Featuring: Caitlin Berrigan (Germany), Tal Gafny (Israel) and Alyssa Carson (US), Ghana ThinkTank (US), Courtney McClellan (US), Cathy McLaurin (Boston), Nicola Singh (UK), Joanna Tam (Boston), and Garett Yahn (Boston)
Obstacle Course performs, examines and critiques collaboration in contemporary art making. In the included works, artists and viewers alike advise, adapt, demand, play, teach, listen and translate. With drawing, sculpture, photography, video, writing, and performance, the exhibition complicates utopian ideas about working together, and instead examines the offerings and challenges of collaborative and delegated making.
Running from October 28, 2016 to December 2, 2012 in the Holzwasser Gallery.
The New Art Center in Newton (NAC) is pleased to announce The Intimacy of Memory: Reframing Loss and Overcoming Stigma in the Face of Opioid Overdose. Through this multifaceted project, NAC student Nancy Marks and her collaborator, Annie Brewster MD, invite members of the Greater Boston community to honor and remember loved ones lost in the opioid epidemic, and to rethink the narrative surrounding stigmatized deaths.
The Intimacy of Memory was featured on the CommonHealth Blog
The Intimacy of Memory was featured on NPR's Morning Edition
Running from December 9, 2016 to January 7, 2017 in the Holzwasser Gallery.This exhibition explores how three artists working in a variety of media harness the pervasive power of the landscape. For NAC faculty member Katherine Downey Miller, vistas near and far inspire bright gestural oil paintings. Kristina Goransson, also an NAC faculty member, takes a different approach creating 2- and 3-dimensional hand-dyed felted pieces that explore the horizon line. Similarly, NAC student Richard Farrell straddles the line between sculpture and painting, creating functional ceramic works burnished with jade and ochre mountainscapes.
Running from December 9, 2016 to January 7, 2017 in the Main Gallery.
The Newton Art Association (NAA) and the New Art Center (NAC) join together to present the Newton Art Association's 2016 James King Bonnar Exhibition. The exhibition will showcase work from over 100 NAA Members working in a variety of media. From the work on view, a judge will select this year's Bonnar Award Winners.
The James King Bonnar Exhibition is a long standing NAA tradition established and funded by the family of James King Bonnar, the founder of the NAA. This marks the third Bonnar exhibition hosted by NAC in an effort to provide a welcoming space for NAA members to gather, create, and exhibit.
To learn more about the Newton Art Association, contact NAA President Jeanne Gugino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Running from January 20, 2017 to March 25, 2017 in the Main Gallery.
A Curatorial Opportunity Program exhibition curated by Jamilee Lacy
The Newest Romantics features artists who harness the illusive qualities of photography and sleek lines of architectural sculpture to manipulate images of botanical still lifes and environments.
Opening Reception: January 20, 6-8PM