Somerville Toy Camera Festival

Brickbottom Gallery is pleased to present a show of toy and lo-fi photographs selected for exhibition as part of the 6th annual Somerville Toy Camera Festival. See the Festival’s Call for Entries here! Since 2013, the Festival has celebrated the quirky and creative results that can happen when photographers are

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Animals: Real & Imagined

BAA Summer Members’ Exhibition. Photos and additional info on this themed group show will be posted in the fullness of time, as our Pier Gustafson might say.

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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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Sketches: Life Drawing and Drawing from Life

Drawing the figure is an age old artistic practice. Some artists draw from the nude model, others from a clothed figure. This exhibition gives the viewer the space to appreciate the variety of the creative process regarding life drawing. Portraits of friends, workers in movement, people in cafes or on

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BIG INK: Large Scale Prints from the Woodcut Revolution

BIG INK, based in Newmarket, NH, travels the country with a one-of-a-kind giant printmaking press and provides the means and materials for artists to come together and collaboratively print his or her own monumental woodcut during public events. This exhibition showcases 29 previous BIG INK participants. The arts organization has

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