Somerville as Muse: 12 Artists Influenced by The City

On view December 9, 2021 – January 15, 2022 at Brickbottom Gallery. Watch a video intro/overview with curator Debra Olin, and interviews with each of the 12 participating artists.

Continue reading
Debra Olin, In Garden

The Great Outdoors!

A Brickbottom Artist Association Exhibition, July 15 – August 14 The past year has shown us how great “The Great Outdoors” really is. The visual interest, the psychological and emotional connection, the freedom and also the safety it allowed. This exhibition invited artists to examine and interpret the outdoors from

Continue reading

Urban Sketchers

Brickbottom Gallery, May 27, 2021 – June 26, 2021 Urban Sketchers: We Show the World, One Drawing at a Time “We Show the World, One Drawing at a Time,” is the motto of the world-wide nonprofit organization Urban Sketchers. For more than a decade, members of the Boston chapter have met

Continue reading

Recycle, Remake, Reimagine

Brickbottom Gallery, April 15 – May 15, 2021 We asked artists to have some fun with materials, methods, and meaning for this BAA members show. In Reuse, Recylce, Reimagine, our members have submitted a wide range of interpretations to the concept. Working with or depicting found objects or salvaged materials,

Continue reading

Mad Oyster Studios

(“Perfect Harmony” by Mark Luiggi) Brickbottom Gallery, March 11 – April 3, 2021 Mad Oyster Studios As the long global pandemic wears on (and on. and on), many of us are feeling cooped up, isolated, and stuck in surroundings that have become too familiar over the past year. Looking to

Continue reading
Antoinette Winters

Language as Muse & Joys, Sorrows, & Concerns

Brickbottom Gallery, January 28 – February 27, 2021 Language as Muse Participating Artist: Marjorie Forté Antionette Winters The Muses, the daughters of Zeus, were the source of inspiration for the creativity, wisdom and insight on which all artists depend. For many artists language serves as Muse. It not only offers

Continue reading
My Early Life, Pauline Lim

WHAT’S NEW?

WHAT’S NEW? BAA Members’ Exhibition December 10, 2020—January 16, 2021 To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Gallery is currently closed to the general public. However, we will be sharing images from this exhibition on our social media channels so that our wider community can engage with the artwork from

Continue reading

all small

BAA Members’ Exhibition October 29—November 22, 2020 The challenges of 2020—the pandemic; the divisiveness of politics and the election; the outrage over racial injustice; the apocalyptic fires and storms that are undeniable signs of climate change—are complicated and overwhelming. Indeed, everything in this world today seems to be enormous, and

Continue reading

BLUE

Summer BAA Members’ Virtual Exhibition July 16—August 15, 2020 To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Gallery is currently closed to the public. However, we will be sharing images from this exhibition on our website and social media channels so that our wider community can engage with the artwork from

Continue reading

Construction/Destruction

BAA Members’ Spring Exhibition Exhibition Dates: April 16–May 16, 2020 We will be sharing this exhibit virtually on our social media channels. Follow us on Instagram @brickbottomartists and Facebook @brickbottom.  Construction surrounds the Brickbottom Artist Building and is ever-present throughout Somerville and metro-Boston. There is constant noise and disruption, and

Continue reading