Tag Archive for art

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…

Paul Nathan Solo Exhibit at LynnArts

3.19.17 An opening reception was held Saturday for the current exhibit at LynnArts featuring works by Paul Nathan. ARTIST’S BIO: This is the first public showing of my work. I have finally been convinced the pieces are ready. I am 68 years old and live and work in Lynn. There have been two major ‘periods’…

Moving and Shaking with Justice Born of WRECKSHOP Movement

by Carla Scheri – Justice Born is a community organizer dedicated to equal opportunity and social justice. To that end, he formed WRECKSHOP Movement, a collective of socially aware musicians, writers, artists and makers. The mission of WRECKSHOP is To Unite, Educate and Empower. The short-term goals of the movement are to continue to build…

“Old and New: Barry Ridlon, New England Impressionist” at LynnArts

2.20.17 Story and photo by Holly Dow –        Barry Ridlon’s art show “Old and New Paintings” had an opening reception at the Lynn Arts building on Exchange St. on Saturday, February 18th.  The show features New England images in oil and water color paint. Art lovers of different ages were in attendance. The New England impressionist has…

“Essence” by Ramon Santiago on Display at LynnArts

12.5.16 A show of collected works called “Essence” by Domincan-born Lynn artist Ramon Santiago are now on display in the front gallery of the LynnArts Building through December 24th, 2016. The opening reception for Essence was Saturday evening and included a performance by Cultura Latina Dance Academy.

Photos from the Lydia Pinkham and LynnArts Open Studios Saturday

11.21.16 Lydia Pinkham’s annual open studios were Saturday and Sunday this past Weekend, and LynnArts held an open studios cross-promoted with Lydia Pinkham on Saturday. One artist commented that they saw more foot traffic in their Lydia Pinkham studio Saturday than they had seen in their former Somerville location during their open studios. Not every…

Photos from Visionspace’s Pop-up Art Show

11.13.16 On Saturday, November 12th, Visionspace Gallery in City Hall Square held what they called a “Pop-up art show” with live painting by featured artists Jessie Nocella, Laura Cabrera, Emilie Errié and Rachel Rose. Plus, anyone could join in the live painting with their own canvas. Music was provided by The Notorious BKS. To see…