Brickbottom Artists Association

Fairy Tale/Scary Tale

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.

Exhibition Dates:
December 6, 2018 – January 12, 2019

Opening Reception:
Saturday, December 22, 4-7pm (4pm: free candlelit concert by Vox Equalis, a 5-woman vocal group specializing in early music; 5-7pm: opening reception)

Fairy Tale/Scary Tale is curated and organized by Pauline Lim, featuring work by 10 artists:

Carolyn Barnes
Resa Blatman
Caleb Cole
Daniela Deslauriers
Joanne Desmond
Kathryn Geismar
Pauline Lim
Suzanne Lubeck
Keith Maddy
Ellen Rounseville


Brickbottom Gallery

The Brickbottom Gallery is a non-profit exhibition space established in 1989 and run by the Brickbottom Artists' Association (BAA). It is open to emerging and established artists in the greater Boston metropolitan area. Shows are scheduled throughout the year, and there are no fees for exhibiting.

Artists and curators are encouraged to send group show proposals along with images, image index page, artists’ resumes and statements to Brickbottom Gallery, 1 Fitchburg Street, C-111, Somerville, MA, 02143. Questions? Email us at gallery [at]

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