March / April 2014

Painter and Wearable Art maker Nadaleena Mirat Brettman.

Price: $10.00

Contents

Volume 35, Issue 2

FEATURES

Wearable Art Outside the Urban Center
By Rachel Shipps
Looking beyond the urban centers to New England’s edgy practice of Wearable Art

Fashion Forefront
By Sarah Fritchey
Introducing a new generation of apparel designers in training

Steampunk Springfield
By Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum
Blending a Victorian aesthetic with modern technology and design in Springfield, Massachusetts

COLUMNS

Letters

FlashPoints

Gallery FlashPoints

Studio Visit: Hamden, CT
Memory’s Costumes: The Arts of Alan Neider
By Stephen Vincent Kobasa

Lowell, MA
Beyond Joseph Beuys: Feeling the Felt—Wearable Art in the Western Avenue Studios
By Susan Mulski

Installations
Orly Genger in Good Company
By Susan Schwalb

Books
On Art New England’s Bookshelf
Compiled by Judith Tolnick Champa

Destination: Northern Vermont
It Takes a Village
By Jasmine Bigelow McLean

REVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT

CHANEL and Jean-Michel Othoniel in Boston, MA, by Judith Tolnick Champa

CONNECTICUT

Peter Kirkiles: Mixed Lot at Diane Birdsall Gallery by Rachael Palacios

Don Voisine: New Work at FRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery by Stephen Vincent Kobasa

MAINE

Kenny Cole: Parabellum (Prepare for War) at the University of Maine Museum of Art
by Carl Little

Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center at Bates College Museum of Art
by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS

American Gestures: Abstract Expressionism at Robert and Jane Burke Gallery (Gallery 335),
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by Colin Fleming

Looking for Hope: The New Orleans Drawing Project 2006–2013 at Endicott College by Robyn Day

Living as Form (The Nomadic Version) at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
by Sandrine Schaefer

NEW HAMPSHIRE

David Lang: Songs into the Air at the Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
by Debbie Hagan

Elizabeth Gill Lui: Open Hearts Open Doors at Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy
by Debbie Hagan

RHODE ISLAND

Ida Schmulowitz Landscapes at Hoxie Gallery, Westerly Public Library by Pamela Markham

VERMONT

Textured: Karen Henderson, Jennifer Koch, Gowri Savoor, Mary Zompetti at Vermont Metro
Gallery, Burlington City Arts by Cynthia L. Close

Surveillance Society at Helen Day Art Center by Cynthia L. Close

IN THIS ISSUE

Calendar

Focus On: Northern Vermont

Guide to Schools and Workshops

Artist Directory

Art Guide

Exhibition Listings

Classifieds

Art Seen



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