Fairy Tale/Scary Tale

December 6, 2018 – January 13, 2019 Fearsome, weird, adorable, gorgeous, unsettling, horrifying, magical: Fairy tales meant for children can express the horrors or difficulties of reality, while transforming them into a more tolerable form. The works in this show range from delightful to dark, often encompassing both. Curated and organized

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Directory Exhibition for 2018 Open Studios

This exhibition features one work from each artist participating in Brickbottom Open Studios. Along with the map/guide handed out at the door, this show is a useful tool for planning your Open Studios visit! Oct 25-Nov 18, 2018

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Somerville Toy Camera Festival

Brickbottom Gallery is pleased to once again join Somerville’s Nave Gallery and Washington Street Gallery in presenting the 6th annual Somerville Toy Camera Festival! The Festival’s three gallery shows of photographs made with toy and lo-fi cameras will open after Labor Day — see  dates for all three STCF exhibitions,

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Animals: Real & Imagined

Animals: we are connected to, inspired by, and live among them. We love our canine and feline companions, envy the flight of birds in the sky, are in awe of elephants in the wild, and fear sharks in the sea. There is a curiosity and wonder for these creatures with

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THE FOUNDATION: 30 Years of Creativity

Feature Image: Susan Schmidt, Degree of Impact (head of EPA denies climate science), mixed process print, 11 x 14 Opening Reception: Sunday, June 10, 2018 6-8 pm In the 1980s a group of artists came together in search of a stable and affordable working and living environment. After more than

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Gimme Shelter: Spring Members’ Exhibition

For the spring 2018 Members’ Exhibition “Gimme Shelter,” BAA member artists will show work exploring themes of home, studio, family, community, stability on both personal and political/global levels. Part of Brickbottom’s year-long 30th anniversary celebration, this show will be on exhibit during Somerville Open Studios, May 5-6, 2018. Opening reception

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Other Places

Opening Reception: Sunday, March 11, 6-8 pm Three Boston artists explore different spaces and how people understand them. Using a range of different media, processes and perspective, the artwork in OTHER PLACES looks at the human environment in fresh ways. Jane Goldman will show large paintings from her series Parsing

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THE DRIVE BY PROJECT: Deconstructing and Reconstructing the Urban Landscape

Recent experimental iPhone scans from Los Angeles and the Northeast Corridor, by Rosamond and Dennis Purcell Opening Reception: Sunday, January 28, 2018, 3-5pm Three years ago, Rosamond and Dennis Purcell discovered the unpredictable images the iPhone captures while in motion, and ever since they have been using it to scan

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2016 Somerville Toy Camera Festival

Brickbottom is pleased to once again present a show of toy and lo-fi photographs selected for exhibition by juror Christopher James as part of the 4th annual Somerville Toy Camera Festival. Since 2013, the Festival has celebrated the quirky and creative results that can happen when photographers are forced to

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BAA Members’ Exhibition: Myth & Magic

Enchantment is a forceful muse – whether capturing the glory of a sunset, or delving into fables and folklore. Art, like magic, employs symbols, words, and images, to achieve transformation of consciousness. The mysteries of the universe and the beauty of creation form the foundation of many works of art.

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