Northeast Alumni Exhibition @ Atlantic Works Gallery

Here and There

Saturday October 14 – Friday October 27th

“[Places] give us continuity, something to return to, and offer a familiarity that allows some portion of our own lives to remain connected and coherent.”

Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby

Vermont College of Fine Arts offers a low-residency MFA in Visual Art program, and so students of the program inevitably end up thinking about place and what it means. The program is here (Montpelier, Vermont) and it is there (wherever students live and work). Threads from across the country and sometimes globe meet in Montpelier and connect students, teachers and alumni. In Here and There, thirteen alumni of the program offer their interpretations of place and what it means to them. In addition to attending VCFA, Renee Lauzon, Muriel Angelil, Heather Park, Chip Rutan, Sumru Tekin, Kim Darling, Valerie Hird, Sabrina Fadial, Brian Zeigler, Samantha Eckert, Wendy Powell, Maggie Nowinski and Leah Grimaldi have lived or currently live and work in New England.

Saturday, October 14th  6:00-9:00 pm Opening Reception,

Thursday, October 19th 6:00-9:00 pm Third Thursday Reception and Artist Talk

Gallery Hours 2:00-6:00 pm Fridays and Saturdays

Atlantic Works Gallery 80 Border Street, East Boston

Featured image: Renée d. Lauzon, “The Pink Underbelly of Home Wants A Scratch,” inkjet print on canvas on paper, 8 x 8, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

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