The Backyard Summer Art Series

I was invited to an art shindig tonight in Newport by Catherine Druken, the sister of a good friend of mine. I wasn’t sure what to expect, beyond the usual experience of running into lots of people I know (an inevitability in one’s home town), but what I found was an amazingly low key, yet classy set up. Held in Continue Reading →

February Openings at the Newport Art Museum

Many goings on at the Newport Art Museum this month. I went over to the island knowing two artists who had work in display, but when I arrived I discovered many others that I knew who who were also on display. With the awards ceremony for the juried members show taking place while I was there, it made for a Continue Reading →

Opening Receptions at the Newport Art Museum

Last Friday night I attended the Newport Art Museum‘s opening reception event for several new exhibitions including Claudia Flynn’s Solemnities. Claudia was a long time Hera member with her husband Troy West. They took membership leave right as I took over at the gallery, but it’s great to be able to see them and their work at other spaces. In Continue Reading →