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Open Air 2023 – Call for Art

CALL FOR ARTISTS- Open Air 2023 June 15-September 14, 2022 Submission deadline: February 21, 2023 The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art (AVS Gallery) seeks proposals for sculpture/installations, video works/projections, or light-based works for Open Air 2023. The works will be exhibited on the grounds of the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus from June …

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Variations 2023 – Marblehead Arts Association National Call for Art

The Marblehead Arts Association (MAA) is inviting artists, both MAA members and non-members, from across the country to participate in the MAA’s national exhibit entitled Variations 2023. Variations is an 8-week, juried exhibit of 2D and 3D artwork, all mediums are welcome. Artwork will be juried for acceptance and judged for prizes in Fine Art, …

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“Derealization: Kurdistan, Art & Memory” at Crossings Gallery featuring NESA VP Kamal Ahmad

Opening Reception and Artist’s Talk Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 5:00pm to 7:00pm Exhibition Dates January 19–February 23 Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston Join us at the artist talk and reception for Derealization: Kurdistan, Art & Memory, an exhibition presented in partnership with Artisans Asylum. Hear from Allston artist Kamal Ahmad about the inspiration and stories …

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20 NESA Members Accepted for Marblehead Arts Association Exhibition

Exhibition Dates – January  14 through February 26, 2023 The following NESA members were accepted: Karin Stanley David Adilman R.Douglass Rice Tone Orvik Carol Lake Brad Matthews Meredith Bergmann Barbara Fletcher Lisa Barthelson Mridula Satyamurti Memy Ish Shalom Pete Spampinato Daniel Zampino Alan Weinstein Domenic Esposito Alton Falcone Elisa Adams Ryan Kelley Elisa Vanelli Madeline …

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Past President Elisa Adams Exhibiting at Arts North International 28

The Future will be included in the “Arts North International 28” exhibition at the Hopkins Center for the Arts in Hopkins, MN.  In its 28th year, this international juried exhibition showcases the work of thirteen different classes of media by artists from the United States and abroad. Exhibition dates – Saturday, January 14 – Saturday, …

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More News from ValleyCAST

There’s more to do in January at Whitin Mill besides the 2nd Annual Inside and Out exhibition with NESA. Create your own art with the 10th Annual Art Pallet Contest, learn to juggle, and more! Learn More

SculptureNow Call for Art

SculptureNow Exhibition 2023 June 1st – October 21st, 2023 @ The Mount in Lenox, MA SculptureNow is accepting applications from established and emerging sculptors for its twenty-fourth consecutive, juried, annual exhibition of large-scale, outdoor sculptures. SculptureNow Exhibition 2023 will be presented for the eleventh year in partnership with The Mount. Last year we welcomed 55,000 …

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Franconia ArtWalk Call for Art

The Franconia ArtWalk is a long-term outdoor display of murals and sculptures that opens during July 4th weekend and runs until Columbus Day weekend. The Artwalk spans nearly one mile and is located between the Lafayette School and the Franconia Heritage Museum. The historic buildings, scenery, and gardens along Main Street provide a complementary backdrop …

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Sixth Extinction Series – Medals by Member Jeff Briggs

The American Medallic Sculpture Association Members Exchange quarterly publication recently featured this article about member Jeff Briggs and his Sixth Extinction Series of medals. The series of protest medals visually conveys the theme of environmental deterioration and is based on the book The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. Read the article and see Jeff’s work …

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Warren Art Center Open Studio

NESA member Mark Wholey and stained glass artisan Diana Cole will welcome visitors to their Open Studio on Sunday, October 23rd from 12pm to 5pm. Visit lovely Warren, RI for WarrenWalkabout with music, food, artist demonstrations and more!

Brookline Arts Center 2023 Exhibitions Call for Art

The Brookline Arts Center invites artists and artist groups of all media residing in New England to submit work for BAC’s 2023 exhibition program. Exhibitions are approximately 2-3 months in duration and selected exhibit proposals will receive a S500 stipend. HOW TO APPLY: Email a single PDF including documents below to: office@brooklineartscenter.com. Subject line should …

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The Connecticut River Artisan Group (CRAG) Annual Region-wide Sculpture Contest Call for Art

The Connecticut River Artisan Group (CRAG) is pleased to announce its annual region-wide sculpture contest with a $3,000 prize. Submissions must be at least three feet tall, be designed for outdoor display, and able to withstand winter and summer weather extremes. The winning sculpture will be displayed permanently outdoors at the Great North Woods Center …

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My Favorite Art Show

My Favorite Art Show Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery Artists pour their souls into their creations. Each artwork could represent a different stage of the artist’s life or just a step along their journey. How could an artist choose just one piece of art as their “favorite” creation? This show presents that very challenge! The …

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“Of Many Minds” exhibition by NESA member Michael Alfano along the Boston Harborwalk.

“Of Many Minds” is an exciting new exhibit featuring 20 sculptures by NESA member Michael Alfano set along the Boston Harborwalk. Starting near the USS Constitution, it spans a mile in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard to Mayor Menino Park, with the waterfront and city skyline as the backdrop. Each work is accompanied by a …

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YV ART MUSEUM – Contemporary Arts International in Acton, Massachusetts Annual Sculpture Symposium

The “New Art Archeology” program at the YV Art Museum creates artifacts with a 21st century interpretation on figurative sculpture using the Quarry’s existing granite blocks. The created artwork remains on site permanently as an archeological landmark for the future. This year’s symposium runs from Aug 1 to Aug 22 with six professional sculptors including NESA membersDavid …

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What are you missing? Last three free summer concerts and a food truck!

NESA’s friends at Open Sky Community Services invite you to join them for music, food and fun! Grab your most comfortable lawn chair, your favorite peeps and your dancing shoes and join us out on the Dennis H. Rice Community Plaza, 50 Douglas Road,Whitinsville, MA 01588 for our 13th Annual Free Summer Concert Series every …

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Arlington International Film Festival Events and Sponsors

Capitol Theater 204 Massachusetts Ave Arlington, MA Thu, Nov 3, 2022 10:00 PM –  Sun, Nov 6, 2022 11:00 PM Poster contest featuring students from the Mass College of Art – Illustration Department 2022 Winner – Arianna Stoughton Vote for your favorite design – Poster Contest Additional Events – AIFFest Events Arlington International Film Festival

Call for Artists – Connecticut Women Artists Annual National Open Juried Exhibition

Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. (CWA) is one of the country’s oldest women’s art organizations. Each year, CWA presents the National Open Juried Exhibition, showcasing selected works in a broad range of styles and media submitted by women artists from the United States. Exhibition Dates  October 16 – November 13, 2022 Submission Deadline: September 1, 2022 …

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Congratulations! LexArt Accepted Artists

Twenty-four NESA artists were accepted for the LexArt exhibition.   Congratulations to Elisa Adams, David Adilman, Anthony Alemany, Susan Barahal, Bill Cohn, Josie Dellenbaugh, Natasha Dikareva, Cassie Doyon, Kimberly Harding, Janet Kawada, Daniel Kovacevic, Bette Ann Libby, Jacqueline Lorieo, Dan Myers, Chris Plaisted, Gloria Ross, Peter Sampinato, George Shaw, Derrick Te Paske, Rebecca Mc Gee …

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Congratulations! Newbury Court Accepted Artists

Ten NESA members were chosen to exhibit their work at Newbury Court in Concord, Massachusetts. Congratulations! Lindley Briggs Jeff Briggs Josie Dellenbaugh Cassie Doyon Kimberly Harding Memy Ish Shalom Chris Plaisted George Shaw Michael Updike Mark Wholey

How do we memorialize the pandemic? Design by NESA member Michael Alfano

As the United States nears its one millionth COVID-19-related death, artists, architects, and community leaders are calling for a permanent memorial to honor all those touched by COVID and to ensure their pain is never forgotten. Fully realizing the pandemic is far from over, Globe Opinion asked several artists for their vision of what a …

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Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds – Call for Outdoor Sculpture

Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds’ annual exhibition, Summer Sculpture Showcase, has featured the selected sculptural works of over 120 acclaimed artists, hailing tremendous success, and providing artists with a unique opportunity to showcase their sculpture in a majestic environment specifically designed to nurture the creative arts. Exhibition – June 18 through October 29, 2022 Submission …

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Cape Cod Open Sculpture Invitational – Accepted Artists

Congratulations to All! Elisa Adams Douglas Aja Michael Alfano Meris Barreto Susan Beardsley John Bonsignore Fred X Brownstein Bill Cohn Cecilia DelGaudio Natasha Dikareva Kevin Duffy Larry Elardo Carolyn EnzHack Sabrina Fadial Patrick Goguen Cindy Gordon Memy IshShalom Cindy Journey Kevin King Ilana Krepchin Madeleine Lord Jacqueline Lorieo Maria Luongo Virginia Mahoney Bradford Matthews Silvina …

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Arts League of Lowell – Call for 3D Art

3D: Considering the Third Dimension Correct Exhibition Dates – July 1 – August 28, 2022 (there is an error on flyer, prospectus is correct) A juried exhibition of 3-dimensional, sculptural artwork, either wall hung (relief) or self-standing. From miniature to massive, let’s fill the gallery with impressive three-dimensional artwork. Show the juror what you’ve got. Make …

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NESA Artists Recognized

David Adilman and Cassie Doyon were recognized by the Eagle Tribune in Andover, MA for their work in a local show. David Adilman was also featured in an article about his Sculpture Garden near Fosters Pond.

Beyond the Walls

New Show at Fuller Craft Museum

We are excited to share that Beyond the Walls: Sculptures from the New England Sculptors Association our newest exhibition is now on view at Fuller Craft Museum! In this exhibition, current artists represented by the New England Sculptors Association display their works of ceramic, metal, stone, and other media throughout Fuller Craft Museum’s 22-acre outdoor …

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Positivity

NESA AND NAA NEWBURYPORT ART ASSOCIATION — POSITIVITY EXHIBITION

CONGRATS to the following artists: Elisa Adams, David Adilman, Anthony Alemany, Jeff Briggs, Lindley Briggs, Jeff Cooper, Memy Ish Shalom, Cindy Journey, David Kovacevic, Madeleine Lord, Maria Luongo, Brad Matthews, Daniel Myers, Tone Orvik and Karin Stanley. NEW ENGLAND SCULPTORS ASSOCIATION (NESA) AND NEWBURYPORT ART ASSOCIATION (NAA) are partnering to sponsor a Juried Exhibition for …

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2021 Arlington International Film Festival Submissions

NESA has initiated a partnership with our friends at Arlington International Film Festival…Art for art! Late Deadline ~ Sunday, May 30th The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) based in Arlington, Massachusetts is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Call for Submissions featuring the work of independent and student filmmakers from Massachusetts, USA, and the Global …

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NESA Member Liz Fletcher’s Work in Gloucester, MA

STOP/LOOK, Rocky Neck Art Colony of Gloucester MA annual members exhibition, features works created during the pandemic. One of them is an odd creature, “Refuge Within” — this work was made for the outdoor show “Refuge” last year at Old Frog Pond Farm in Harvard MA. Check the show out here.

NESA

Welcome New Members!

John BonSignore, Judith Cassell, Joseph Criollo, Louise Cutler, Sophia DiLibero, Sabrina Fadial, Joe Gitterman, Vincent Hawley, Lee Hutt, Jacob Kulin, David LaCount, Eric Lintala, Jacqueline Lorieo, David Madacsi, Robert Markey, Robert Meyer, James O Payne, Jr, Wendy Reasenberg, Zahava Sherez, Amanda Sisk and T. Sammie Wakefield! We are so thrilled to have you!

The Equinox

Congratulations to the Winners of the Online Juried Equinox Show!

Elisa Adams, David Adilman, Bruce Armitage, Cassie Doyon, Carolyn Enz Hack, Domenic Esposito, Liz Sibley Fletcher, Kimberly Harding, Linda Hoffman, Lee Hutt, Cornelia Kavanagh, Eric Lintala, Madeline Lord, Jacqueline Lorieo, David Madacsi, Bradford Matthew, Martina Angela Muller, Roe Osborn, Wendy Reasenberg, Stacy Latt-Savage, Zahava Sherez, Amanda Sisk, Allen Spivack, Carolyn Wirth and Melanie Zibit! The …

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Studio 80

Call For Entry! The Summer Sculpture Showcase In Old Lyme Connecticut

CALL FOR ENTRY! Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds is a vibrant community environment dedicated to arts  education and appreciation on the Connecticut shoreline. Our mission is to create a bond between art, nature & people by inspiring and promoting participation in the arts. We host our annual Summer Sculpture Showcase for our community to creatively engage, inspire and …

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The Dance

News from our Artists

Congratulations to NESA’s Melanie Zibit — a prize winner 3 times over She entered three of her sculptures in the All Women’s International online exhibit, sponsored by the organization, Light Space and Time based in Palm Springs, California, USA.  It is an exciting venue because it receives international recognition, and it attracts many artists from …

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Monk by Madeleine Lord

Old Frog Pond Farm hosts a sculpture show called “Refuge”

Old Frog Pond Farm artists have created new sculptures on the theme of Refuge and our annual outdoor exhibit, Around the Pond and Through the Woods, will be open Thursdays through Sundays, 11-4 pm, beginning on September 3. As we are navigating our time during COVID, these events are wonderful respites and in glorious settings. Please go and have a look! Enjoy a …

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Burlington Sculpture Park

First Installation for The Burlington Sculpture Park~Truth #1 by Peter Dellert

We are pleased to announce that the partnership between NESA and The Burlington Sculpture Park is at the stage of installation of the chosen works. They will be installed 2-3 each month, til the park is complete in September. After over a year and 1/2 of meetings and planning, Peter Dellert installed his 600lb steel …

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Burlington Sculpture Park

Burlington Sculpture Park in partnership with NESA 2020

Update: After a final conferring with the Burlington Selectman’s Committee, Burlington’s Sculpture Park will be installed in 3 phases, 2 sculptures a month for 3 consecutive months starting in mid July. There were grand events and unveilings organized until COVID. It was decided that outdoor art was an attraction unto itself and would bring joy …

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Covid 19

COVID RELIEF FUNDS AVAILABLE

Local From the MA Dept. of Unemployment Assistance: “The federal government has also recently issued additional guidance on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, a CARES Act provision that makes unemployment benefits available to individuals who are self-employed . . . . The PUA application is not available at this time, but DUA is working to make it available as …

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BURLINGTON SCULPTURE PARK

It has been an amazing journey. The idea of a sculpture park in Burlington was the brainchild of Jon Sachs, Burlington Town Member. He saw the lack of an art community’s presence in Burlington. He further thought that bringing the arts to Burlington, a town known primarily for its business and consumer industries, would be …

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Take A Stand

NESA FACEBOOK PAGE

We hope many new and amazing sculptures will come out of this time, from our community.   We are lucky to be artists. We can be creative and thoughtful with our time.  Post your thoughts and photos of what you have been doing on our public FaceBook Page for all to see and be inspired. …

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WELCOMING IDEAS FROM OUR MEMBERSHIP

As we are going through these times, we are interested in hearing your ideas for how this ”pause period” for NESA can be productive. Please send all thoughts and ideas to info@nesculptors.org  No idea is too small. A huge thank you to our member Marin Murakoshi, for this beautiful design.

Cindy Journey’s Proud To Be

Attleboro Arts Museum is Live!

Have a look here, it is a gorgeous show. Please feel free to share this link through your email list. If all of our membership shares this exhibit with you friends, collegues and collectors, think about how many more people will get to see this show! Enjoy the show! Cindy Journey’s Proud To Be

Andreas Von Huene - Red Owl

Spirit of Place Exhibition

The Trustees of the Reservation and the New England Sculptors Association partnered for a 6-month outdoor sculpture exhibition at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate. Spirit of Place exhibition included 32 pieces created by New England’s finest sculptors and placed in gardens, along woodland paths, and alongside historic landscape features. Castle Hill on the Crane Estate is a National …

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