Thursday, May 10, 2018

CONFESSIONS OF A FINE ART ADDICT – A photography lecture by Jim Fitts





ll taffatore, 1951 – © Nino Migliori


North Shore Photography Lecture Series.
Co-sponsored by Sweethaven Gallery and Firehouse Center for the Arts.

Jim Fitts
For over 40 years, Jim Fitts has been a college professor, art exhibition curator, photography collector, blogger, and portfolio reviewer. All that while, he was pursuing a very successful career in graphic design and advertising.

His self-professed collecting addiction helped him put together a uniquely personal collection of 20th century photography. Jim will tell tales of his adventures in the art world as well as answer questions about building an art collection, developing a personal portfolio, and getting your work published.

Jim will also share with the audience a small number of pieces from his personal collection.

Thursday, May 24, 2018  —  7:00 – 8:30 P.M.
Tickets: Adults $10.00 – Students $5.00 + $2.00 ticketing fee



Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Newburyport ArtWalk at Sweethaven Gallery – April 21 – NEW WORK + NEW LOOK




Joppa Flats – © Greg Nikas

During our winter break, we renovated the gallery and added some new images. Come celebrate with us during the 1st Newburyport ArtWalk, April 21, and see our NEW LOOK + NEW WORK!
FEATURING :
B&W and color, flower and still life photographs by Ezra Sesto.
B&W landscape photographs of Paris by Vincent Lemonnier Ferro.
Contemporary acrylic glass, metal and traditional landscape photographs by Greg Nikas.

For more info, please click here.


Alan Bull Studio at Soufflés for Newburyport ArtWalk – April 21, 11-6


Alan Bull Studio will be participating in the Newburyport Artwalk this Saturday April 21st with a special pop-up exhibit at Soufflés, an Artwalk business partner located at 14 Market Square (location F on the Artwalk Map) in downtown Newburyport. The show features a selection of new paintings of Plum Island sand dunes and surf, scenes of Utah, and paintings of old trucks from Gloucester, Long Island and other locales. Newburyport Artwalk is free and open to the public.  Souffles is handicap accessible and within easy walking distance of other participating galleries, and Saturday hours are 7am - 6pm.


Sandy Point Dune #1 – acrylic on birch panel by Alan Bull 2017


Soufflés installation 
Sun Catcher & Crane Truck, Gloucester by Alan Bull



Wednesday, March 21, 2018

STREET STORIES – A photography lecture by George Disario


 Firehouse Center for the Arts

Chinatown, Boston, MA – © George Disario

North Shore Photography Lecture Series.
Co-sponsored by Sweethaven Gallery and Firehouse Center for the Arts.

George Disario
Join me for a deep dive into the philosophy, history and current culture of Street Photography. We will screen imagery that will transport us through seldom seen windows into the past and present. I’ll share my work as well as some personal street stories from growing up in East Boston as insight into the mind of a street photographer.

Thursday, April 5, 2018  —  7:00 – 8:30 P.M.
Tickets: Adults $10.00 – Students $5.00 + $2.00 ticketing fee










Friday, January 12, 2018

GIVING BACK: A Photo Lecture by Len Rubinstein



North Shore Photography Lecture Series.
Co-sponsored by Sweethaven Gallery and Firehouse Center for the Arts.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
7:00 – 8:30 P.M.
Tickets: Adults $10.00 – Students $5.00 + $2.00 ticketing fee
CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR INFO AND TICKETS,
Len Rubenstein chooses a different non-profit organization each year to do a pro bono portrait series. These projects have taken him in a new dramatic photographic direction that has not only challenged him photographically, but socially.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

ENCORE HOLIDAY OPENING — SHADOW and LIGHT – CINDIA SANFORD – At Sweethaven Gallery



Lenox, Tanglewood — Acrylic on board – 24 x 12" – Cindia Sanford

“The ending notes of a certain perfect summer afternoon, my remembrance of ethereal music wafting through the tall pines, echoing over the Berkshires.”

Sweethaven Gallery

25L Inn Street
Newburyport, MA
Now through January 7, 2018
ENCORE HOLIDAY OPENING — MEET THE ARTIST    
Friday, December 22, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served 

To see a portfolio of the paintings and drawings included in this show,

CLICK HERE.



Sunday, December 17, 2017

ENCORE HOLIDAY OPENING — SHADOW and LIGHT – CINDIA SANFORD – At Sweethaven Gallery


Studio Window I — Graphite on paper – 22 x 20" – Cindia Sanford

Sweethaven Gallery

25L Inn Street
Newburyport, MA
Now through January 7, 2018
ENCORE HOLIDAY OPENING — MEET THE ARTIST    
Friday, December 22, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served 

To see a portfolio of the paintings and drawings included in this show,

CLICK HERE.



“From my studio window in winter, the maple leaves are absent and snow clings to bark and branches. By day, month and year the view alters. A branch falls. Entire trees disappear. Sunrise, sunset.” Cindia Sanford




Thursday, October 26, 2017

TIME IN PARIS — A PERSONAL JOURNEY — Newburyport ArtWalk at Sweethaven Gallery




Newburyport ArtWalk — Nov. 4, 11–6pm

OPENING RECEPTION — MEET THE ARTIST — 1–6pm

light refreshments will be served

25L Inn Street — Newburyport, MA

978-465-7656

Please go to www.sweethavengallery.com for more information


This show runs from November 1 — December 3

“Entanglements” –Soteris Sam Roussi– Firehouse Center for the Arts - Now through November 5


ENTANGLEMENTS

 Institution for Savings Art Gallery


Now through November 5


Tattered Turn Around – Acrylic, Powdered Pigment on Canvas – Soteris Sam Roussi

Entanglements - An art exhibit featuring Soteris Sam Roussi whose audacious and uncompromising abstractions, done in acrylic and powdered pigment on canvas (tapestry-style), commingle organic forms and the codified icons widely used by hobos and migrants for survival and safe passage during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Entanglements is on view at the Institution for Savings Art Gallery at the historic Firehouse Center for the Arts now through 5 November 2017.