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  • Monday, May 23, 2016 9:53 AM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    Salem Arts Association Internship Program 
    For current Salem State University students and/or graduates

    Salem Arts Association is pleased to announce its internship program open to any Salem State student or graduate who is interested in working for and learning about a non-profit arts organization, including exhibitions, educational workshops, and events in the community. Internships are a great opportunity to network while getting professional experience and references for future work opportunities. SAA has internship openings for Summer 2016, as well as Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. Please see the information below. For any questions, contact Mary Melilli, Chair of Art + Design, Salem State University ( or email us at

    How to apply

    To apply for the Salem Arts Association Internship Program you must email the following information

               Submit a resume outlining your experience and work history.

               Submit a cover letter briefly explaining why you’d like to be a Salem Arts Intern and if you have any relative expertise or knowledge.

               Indicate whether you are seeking a Summer, Fall, or Spring internship.

               State which afternoon(s) you are available to be present at the gallery: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

    Internship details

               Internships are non-paying, however complimentary one-year memberships will be granted to all interns. Membership benefits include being able to sell your art through SAA and participate in exhibitions, events, and workshops.

               Internship duties include overseeing the exhibition space and art sales on Essex Street one or two times a week from 12noon to 6pm, preferably on Saturdays and possibly Thursday, Friday, or Sundays. The internship also includes hands-on experience in a chosen area of expertise, such as graphic design, curating shows, web design, membership drives, public relations, event coordination, education, marketing, etc.

               All interns will report to the Salem Arts President and/or work closely with a Salem Arts supervisor/mentor to tailor an internship that matches career interests.

               Interns work for 120 hours total in a given three-month period.

               Internships can be used to receive academic credit, provided all University criteria are met. Internships that receive 3 credits have the same responsibilities as internships that don’t receive credit.

               Only current Salem State University students and/or graduates are eligible to apply.


  • Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:14 AM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    Please join us Tuesday evening, May 24, 5:30 - 8 pm at the Lynn Museum/LynnArts, as we welcome creators from around the North Shore to downtown Lynn for an evening of networking and information on how cultural districts like ours are contributing to economic development in Gateway Cities.

    5:30 - 7 pm Program > Including presentations from MASSCreative, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Governor's initiative on innovation, entrepreneurship
    and technology.

    7 - 8 pm Networking Reception > cash bar, light hors d'oeuvres

    R.S.V.P. to Drew Russo at

    P.S. Please feel free to share this invitation with anyone who may be interested.

    CEANS - Creative Economy Association of the North Shore was founded to bring the emerging creative sector on the North Shore together in a more intentional way for education and advocacy. They have developed a particular interest in Lynn's growth as a hub for creative activity, particularly in the Downtown Lynn Cultural District.

    CEANS and the Creative Economy Network of the North Shore, under the leadership of Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, invite you to an informative evening of networking and learning

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:08 PM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    This is exhibit news from Corbino Gallery, at BrushStrokes Studio, 14 Prospect Street, Marblehead, MA 01945.  

    We are excited about starting off the season with a Michael D. Schrenko EXHIBIT From May 5th - May 29th!  Dr Schrenko, a primary care physician, who  offers a mélange of new age expressionism with a variety of different mediums-oil, acrylic, watercolor, bronze and silver. The reception is this Sunday, May 15th from 3PM – 5PM.

    In addition, Judy Schmid will be exhibiting in the lower gallery. She will be displaying her new abstract and portrait encaustic work. 

    The Marblehead Art Walk will be taking place on Saturday, May 14th from 10 – 5 and Sunday 10-5! To coincide with this event our resident artists will also be showing in their studio spaces: Marian Carey – Acrylic landscape artist; Peggy Farrell – Photography; Marty Riskin -oil, acrylic, watercolor, illustration; Mary Taddie, Mosaics and tile; Jack Corbino – oil; Geri Corbino - Acrylic

  • Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:49 PM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    To all artist. 

    On April 26 the Lynn council approved for Central Sq Mt Vernon st the use of artist tents every Saturday and Sunday starting June 4. 

    We have 10 new tents ready for use. Please call to reserve for FREE June and 50% July with regular rental price for August. 

    We need painters, jewelry, crafts and musicians to make this a success. 

    Please pass it on to every known artist website or group. 

    My direct line is 888-214-4888


  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:53 PM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    Montserrat College of Art would like to welcome the public to a free artist lecture by renowned New York-based interdisciplinary artist Matthew Ritchie on Thursday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Cabot Performing Arts Center, 286 Cabot Street, Beverly, doors open at 6 p.m. Following the lecture will be an Artist Reception with Ritchie’s work on display in Montserrat’s Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery, 23 Essex Street, 8 – 9 p.m. This event is sponsored by Eastern Bank and registration is requested by contacting will also be the keynote commencement speaker and honorary doctoral recipient at Montserrat’s graduation ceremonies the following day.

    Ritchie’s paintings, installations and narrative threads delineate the universe’s formation as well as the attempts and limits of human consciousness to comprehend its vastness. His work deals explicitly with the idea of information being “on the surface,” and information is also the subject of his work. Ritchie's practice as a multimedia artist whose installations challenge established modes of contemporary art making provides an inspiring model. At a time when information becomes available at ever-expanding rates, his work both provocatively highlights that capacity and innovatively redefines visualization, installation, and modes of connectivity among a compelling range of sources.

    Matthew Ritchie was born in London, England, in 1964, and lives and works in New York. He received a BFA from Camberwell School of Art, London, and attended Boston University. His artistic mission has been no less ambitious than an attempt to represent the entire universe and the structures of knowledge and belief that we use to understand and visualize it. Ritchie’s encyclopedic project (continually expanding and evolving, like the universe itself) stems from his imagination, and is catalogued in a conceptual chart replete with allusions drawn from Judeo-Christian religion, occult practices, Gnostic traditions, and scientific elements and principles. See Ritchie’s work at

    For more information and to register for this event, please contact Montserrat College of Art Galleries at, 978-867-9624.

    Montserrat College of Art is a small, private, residential college of visual art and design, founded in 1970, by artists, for artists, educating the creative problem solvers of tomorrow. The college offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, continuing education classes and three galleries exhibiting works by international, national and regional contemporary artists, intended to offer art education beyond the Montserrat classrooms through a series of public lectures, gallery talks, catalogs and events.

  • Thursday, April 07, 2016 1:44 PM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    Join us for an informal exchange about how to approach and market your work to commercial galleries. Facilitated by Marblehead Gallery owner, Gene Arnould and experienced artists.


    April 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


    Marblehead Arts Association - King Hooper Mansion
    8 Hooper Street
    Marblehead, MA 01945


    $5 members/ $10 non members




  • Tuesday, April 05, 2016 11:59 AM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    Montserrat College of Art’s Continuing Education Department is offering 15 different week-long art classes (+ 1 weekend & 1 evening class) for adults through the Summer Immersive Program in June and July on Montserrat’s campus, 23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA. The workshops are open to the public. Discounts apply if registered before April 10.


    The Summer Immersive Program is designed to allow participants time and instruction to explore new skills or subject through short-term, credit, PDPs and non-credit classes. Classes and workshops include: 

    • Digital Photography: Seeing like a Camera
    • Deepening your Relationship with Painting & Drawing
    • Psychological Portraits
    • Figure Painting
    • Creative Letterpress Projects
    • Fabricated Steel Sculpture
    • Video Shorts
    • Drawing Basics Intensive
    • Solar Plate Etching
    • Encaustic Painting
    • Experimental Film Intensive
    • Weaving a Sculptural Narrative
    • Collage
    • Abstract Drawing
    • Exploring Self-Portraits
    • Mixed Media Drawing & Painting
    • 2D Animation 

    Montserrat’s diverse Summer Immersive courses are ideal for adult art enthusiasts of all backgrounds and professions to make the most of this summer learning new skills and insights. The program allows its participants to devote part of the summer to art in the unique environment that only a working art college can offer.


    The instructors hail from Montserrat and beyond, and are nationally and internationally recognized artist-educators who form the core of the unique, summer community of adult learners. Their expertise combined with small class sizes ensures an unforgettable experience. Affordable accommodation and optional evening activities foster a residential community of individuals who share the creative spirit and commitment.


    Montserrat is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Education as a Professional Development Provider. All courses are eligible for PDP awards. 

    For more information about the offered courses, instructors or to register, visit: or contact Montserrat’s Continuing Education Office at or 978.921.4242 x1202. 

    Discounted rates are offered to educators, seniors and Montserrat alumni. 

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2016 3:21 PM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    ArcWorks is looking for artists who are interested in teaching opportunities for one day workshops or weekly classes. We're open to exploring all mediums, from painting and photo to ceramics and jewelry or other handi-crafts. If you have a technique that you are willing to teach, please contact Emma by phone at 978.548.5855 or email to discuss the possibilities!

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:48 PM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    Artist Studio Space

    Artist Studio Space available at Corbino Gallery and Studio’s, 14 Prospect Street, Marblehead, MA

    Come to our studios and get to know the Artists; Photography, Mixed Media, drawing, Painting, Mosaics, Sculpture.  An environment that is open and unintimidating. Small and large spaces available.

    Contact Mary – 617-233-2347 or ;;

  • Monday, March 07, 2016 3:26 PM | James Bostick (Administrator)

    Cover Of Salem's New Magazine from North of Boston Media Group "The Salem Magazine" by photographer Jeff Folger.

    Photographer Jeff Folger of Salem has been selected to herald the launch of Salem's new magazine. His image "Federal Street in Spring" will be the cover shot. The Salem magazine will be everything you want to know about the local area in and around Salem Massachusetts.

    Jeff Folger is a professional photographer and blogger in Salem Massachusetts. He retired from the Air Force and came to the notice of Yankee Magazine by winning their first ever Fall foliage contest. He was soon their first ever fall foliage blogger. 

    Today he writes year-round about New England fall foliage on He provides tips on planning a fall foliage vacation and showing his award winning imagery of New England.

    His image that will be on the first cover of Salem Magazine was taken on Salem's Federal historic street in springtime. A warm and sunny late april morning had all the trees along the entire street blooming.

    To view this image copy and paste this link:

    Of historical note.

    Salem Massachusetts was the 2nd town established in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1626. It led the way in trade and commerce in the building of the new country and today is a lovely stop for tourism outside of Boston. The first ever National Historic site in the National Park system was chosen to be Salem's maritime waterfront. Today about 120,000 visitors visit Salem each year.

    The Salem magazine will have their launch party on:
    Tuesday, March 15th 2016
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Sea Level Oyster Bar 
    94 Wharf St, Salem

    Jeff Folger

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