Artist and videographer, Mary Reid Kelley, explores the world of ‘live action and stop-motion’ animation with her videos at an upcoming show at the ICA. Formally trained as a painter, Kelley uses her mastery of paint and props to play out stories of ghostly characters both from real and imagined story lines. The show will run from July 31st through October 27th. Visit the ICA here to learn more about Kelley’s inspiration and other events and exhibitions: The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and don’t forget the ICA is free on Thursday nights. Call ahead to confirm your visit!
Monthly Archives: July 2013
The Teti Library at the New Hampshire Institute of Art will be closed
Monday, July 29th through Sunday, August 11th.
We will reopen on Monday, August 12th, 2013.
Online resources WILL be available for valid NHIA patrons during this time.
Please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to our closing at noon on Friday, July 26th.
Artdaily.org recently highlighted a new app that allows art collectors to “try before you buy.” The company, Walnut Art, has devised an app that allows art enthusiasts to view artwork on a phone or tablet, using high-resolution images of the art’s intended home. This gives buyers a virtual sneak preview of how the work will look hanging on their wall before actually making a purchase. Visit the site for more info: Walnut Art
Atrium Art Gallery at the University of Southern Maine will be hosting Tell Me a Story: About Maine – Children’s Book Illustrations by Maine Artists. The work of 14 illustrators, who have illustrated features of Maine, will be on display from July 26 through November 23rd, 2013. Exhibiting artists/illustrators include: Charlotte Agell, Jeannie Brett, Kelly Paul Briggs, Mimi Gregoire Carpenter, Cathryn Falwell, Nicole Fazio, Kathleen A. Fox, Gordon Hammond, Kevin Hawkes, Jamie Hogan, Dahlov Ipcar, Mary Beth Owens, Laura Rankin, Chris Van Dusen and sculpture by Nathan Nicholls. The opening reception for Tell Me a Story: About Maine will be on Friday, July 26th from 5-6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Save the date! August 3 – 11, 2013 marks this year’s NH League of Craftsmen’s Fair at Mt. Sunapee. Over 350 artists will be exhibiting and selling their works at this juried show. Tickets can be purchased in advance, and many artists provide live demonstrations, so check the Fair’s schedule before buying your tickets to see if there is an event that sparks your interest! Click here for the Fair’s Program, directions and more: League of NH Craftsmen’s Annual Fair
HI-FRUCTOSE online is always a fresh source for artistic inspiration. Check out their recent highlight of sculptor, Jim Skull. His fantastic ‘skull gallery’ http://www.jim-skullgallery.com/ demonstrates his attention to the human skull and his many interpretations of it using twine, various textiles and other colorful materials.
The Teti Library subscribes to the paper version of HI-Fructose, so stop by our current periodicals shelf to see the latest issue!
NH Audubon announces their 7th annual Wild NH photography contest. Photographers of all levels of ability are welcomed to enter their images of NH wildlife, wild plants and land/waterscapes. Selected works will be announced as winners, and will be donated to a silent auction, which will benefit the Massabesic Audubon Center. Visit the NH Audubon here for a submission form and to see what’s happening at Audubon this summer!