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East Boston Artists Ready for Tenth Annual Open Studios Weekend
(EAST BOSTON - May 10) The
tenth annual East Boston Open Studios will be held on Saturday May
18 and Sunday May 19 from 11:00am to 5:00pm. The work of over
thirty-five artists will be on view at the Atlantic Works artist
studio building at 80 Border Street, at 256 Marginal Street (Harbor
Arts @ the shipyard) and at ZUMIX at 260 Sumner Street (open on
City Water Taxi is offering half-priced rides to HarborArts from the
Long Wharf Pier in downtown Boston if you mention Open Studios!
Original artwork will be available in all price ranges; choose from
jewelry, sculpture, figurative and abstract painting, pottery,
drawings, photography, and much more.
Participating artists at 80 Border Street include: Todd Antonellis,
Elsa Campbell, Dominic Chavez, Chris Chou, Nick Costopoulos,
Francois DeCosterd, Rick Dorff, JD Elliott, Jason Fitz-Gerald,
Adrian (A.J.) Johnston, Kimberly Kent, June Krinsky-Rudder, Charlene
Liska, Liz Nofziger, Maureen O'Connor, Jane O'Reilly, Moni
Oolyonghai, Bo Petran, Juliann Rubijono, Anna Salmeron, Carmen Sasso,
Pierre Victor, Jaye Woodstock and Neil Wyatt.
Participating artists at Harbor Arts include: B. Amore, Ndricim
Bejko, Marie Cornuelle, Dennis Fox, Ava LeBlanc, Nina LeBlanc, Matt
Pollock, Elizabeth Michelman, Marisol Berlin Santana, Lorrie Vega,
Audrina Warren and Wendy Wolf.
Also on view is a two-person show at the Atlantic Works Gallery on
the 3rd floor of 80 Border Street: “Vermillion Sands – New Work by
Richard Dorff and Charlene Liska”.
The East Boston
Artists Group (EBAG), organizers of the event, is a volunteer
organization made up of artists living and working in East Boston.
Started in 2001, the group now consists of over forty members and
has sponsored nine previous Open Studios events and numerous art
exhibitions throughout the East Boston neighborhood.
This year’s Open Studios is also a fundraiser for the Friends of the
East Boston Library’s art restoration campaign. Donations will be
accepted to fund the restoration of four of the Frederick Leonard
King paintings from the 1935 WPA series "Ships through the Ages".
Please visit studios 121, 212 and 313 at 80 Border Street for more
For more information, please check the website at
www.eastbostonartistsgroup.org or call 617-852-8671.http://www.eastbostonartistsgroup.org
May 10, 2012