ArtWeek – Lenox

By April 23rd, 2019 Uncategorized

ART LENOX EVENTS FOR ARTWEEK 2019

SOHN FINE ART EVENTS

Conversation and Book Signing with Ormond Gigli

Saturday, April 27, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

(Space is limited please RSVP to this event)

Join Sohn Fine Art and artist, Ormond Gigli in an intimate discussion with Ormond Gigli while he tells the story of his creation of the historic piece, “Girls in the Windows”, as well as tales from his prolific career as a celebrity and fashion photographer. Ormond Gigli became famous in the 1950s for his photographs of theatre, celebrities, dance, and exotic people and places.

His work appeared prominently on covers & editorial pages of Life, Time, Esquire, Paris Match, Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, and other major international publications. Gigli’s groundbreaking portraits include Sophia Loren (at age 21), Anita Ekberg, Marcel Duchamp, John F. Kennedy, Halston, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Gina Lollobrigida, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Sir Laurence Olivier, Alan Bates, Hildegard Neff, Richard Burton, and many more.

 

LENOX GALLERY ART WALK

Saturday, April 27th, 12:00 – 4:00

Discussions, artist talks and refreshments with Art Lenox Gallery directors and artists

This is a self-guided walking tour of galleries in downtown Lenox. Enjoy featured discussions and refreshments with Art Lenox gallery directors and artists. Directors will be present all afternoon but visitors can attend at the specified times for focused discussions or artist talks. Visit Art Lenox for detailed information and additional events: www.facebook.com/ArtLenoxMA

 

12:00 PM

An American Craftsman

22 Walker Street, Lenox, MA, 01240

www.anamericancraftsman.com

 

12:30 PM

Hoadley Gallery

21 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.hoadleygallery.com

Gallery owners Stephanie and Thomas Hoadley will highlight new additions to the collection.

 

1:00 PM

Glendale Brook Studios

27 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.glendalebrookstudio.com

View painting demos with Alex Kamaroff and enjoy wine and cheese. Alex will be at the Gallery from 1:00 – 5:00 if you miss the 1:00 window and will be doing demonstrations all day.

 

1:30 PM

The Wit Gallery

27 Church Street, #102, Lenox, MA 01240

www.thewitgallery.com

Ceramicist Michel Boroniec creates vases and then deconstructs them to create beautiful spiraling shapes that seem to defy gravity.  Michael will be discussing his process at The Wit Gallery and will be at the gallery throughout the afternoon to answer questions. Michael Boroniec is a sculptor and designer who resides and creates in Berkshire County, Ma.  He is a graduate from RISD and has shown in numerous museums and galleries throughout the United States in both group and solo exhibitions. Intrigued by creating art at a young age, Boroniec took to ceramics as a means of communication, expressing that earth is of the oldest material known to man. His sculptures link the historical implications of clay with contemporary Fine Art.

 

2:00- 3:00 PM

Sohn Fine Art

69 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.sohnfineart.com

Conversation and Book Signing with Ormond Gigli

Ormond Gigli will tell the story of his creation of the historic piece, “Girls in the Windows”, as well as tales from his prolific career as a celebrity and fashion photographer. Space is limited for this event please RSVP.

 

3:00 PM

Sienna Patti Contemporary

80 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.siennapatti.com

 

 

3:30 PM

Scott Barrow Photography Gallery

17 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.scottbarrow.com

INSTAGRAM PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Friday, April 26th – May 5th, 2019

Submit YOUR photographs taken in downtown Lenox, MA during ArtWeek festival and enter them on Instagram for a chance to win!

This is an open call for submissions to an Instagram photography contest, presented by Art Lenox. The contest will kick off on Friday, April 24th with a live stream on the Art Lenox facebook page. Cassandra Sohn, photographer and owner of Sohn Fine Art, will walk you through the event and fill you in on details about the contest. Throughout the week, at any time, you can also view an iPhone photography tutorial video on the Art Lenox instagram page or the Art Lenox facebook page. In the video, iPhone photographer extraordinaire, John Clarke, will present you with some tips for taking great photos with your iPhone! Follow Art Lenox on facebook and instagram to participate!

To submit, post your photo on your own instagram page and tag the submitted PHOTO (like you’re tagging a person in the photo) with @artlenox. Any format photograph taken in Lenox during the ArtWeek festival, April 26 – May 5, can be submitted. To qualify for submission, in addition to tagging @artlenox in your photo, please also tag the following in the text body of your post: @artweek, @visitlenox, @sohnfineart, #instagramphotocontest #artlenox, #artweek.

The photograph with the most likes wins the competition! The winner will receive a print of the winning photo in any size up to 42” wide on the long side, printed by Sohn Fine Art. www.sohnfineart.com

Visit Art Lenox for detailed information and additional events: www.facebook.com/ArtLenoxMA/

 

LENOX JURIED ART HUNT

Friday, April 26th – May 5th, 2019

This is a self-guided treasure hunt for artwork in downtown Lenox. Local artists are featured at participating galleries and boutiques (below). All artists are in a competition to win the juried show. The public are the jurors and the winner will be decided by the people’s choice. Seek and find your favorites and put in YOUR votes to help determine the winning artist of this juried show! By voting you will be entered into a raffle to win a basket of goodies provided by participating merchants. The more merchants you visit, the more pieces you vote for, the better your chances will be to win the prize! Visit the event page on Art Lenox for detailed information and additional events:

www.facebook.com/ArtLenoxMA

 

 

Participating merchants and artists:

  1. Sohn Fine Art

Featuring artwork by Ormond Gigli: www.ormondgigli.com

69 Church Street, Lenox, MA

www.sohnfineart.com l 413-551-7353

 

  1. MacKimmie Co.

Featuring artwork by Joanie Ciolfi: www.joanpalanociolfi.com

69 Church Street, Lenox, MA

www.mackimmieco.com l 413-637-9060

 

  1. The Wit Gallery

Featuring artwork by Michael Boroniec: www.mboroniec.com

27 Church Street, Lenox, MA

www.thewitgallerylenox.com l 413-637-8808

 

  1. Glendale Brook Studio

Featuring artwork by Alex Kamaroff

27 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.glendalebrookstudio.com l   413-551-7475

 

  1. Glad Rags

Featuring artwork by Mike Carty

66 Church Street, Lenox, MA

413-637-0088

 

  1. Purple Plume

Featuring artwork by Amanda (Mandy) Harrington

35 Church Street, Lenox, MA

Facebook/purpleplume1   l   413-637-3442

 

  1. McLaughlin

Featuring artwork by John Clarke: www.theartofjohnclarke.com

68 Main Street, Lenox, MA

413-551-7421

 

  1. Scott Barrow Photography Gallery

Featuring artwork by Karen Beckwith: www.karenbeckwith.com

17 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA

www.scottbarrow.com  l  413-884-4090

 

  1. Design Menagerie

Featuring artwork by Anne Mourier: www.annemourier.com

26 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA

www.designmenagerie.com   l   413-551-7528

 

  1. Casablanca
  • Featuring artwork by Joe Goodwin: www.jgoodwinstudio.comamanda

50 Church Street, Lenox, MA

Like us on Facebook   l   413-637-2680

 

OPEN STUDIO TOURS

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Featured artists open their studios for a behind-the-scenes look at their processes and intimate discussions about the creation of their works. Artist Studios are located around the Berkshire Region of Western Massachusetts. Visit the event on the Art Lenox Facebook page for a detailed schedule of participating artists: www.facebook.com/events/847271848957430

 

Open Studio with John Atchley
10:00 PM – 4:00 PM
27 Beebe Hill Rd., Falls Village, CT 0603
www.sohnfineart.com
www.johnatchleyphotography.com
Represented by Sohn Fine Art Gallery, artist John Atchley opens his studio to the public for a behind-the-scenes view of his process, materials and works in progress. Primarily working with photography, Atchley also experiments with alternative printing process including photo transfers, gold printing on glass and encaustics. Atchley often photographs in nature but rather than creating literal scenes he focuses on color forms, the lights and darks, the subtle gradations or overall “feel” of a scene, or what he calls “distillations, breaking the composition down into its basic elements.

 

Open Studio with Scott Barrow

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

17 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.scottbarrow.com

 

Open Studio with Denise B. Chandler
11:00 PM – 5:00 PM
415 New Lenox Rd., Lenox, MA 01240
www.sohnfineart.com
www.denisebchandler.com

Represented by Sohn Fine Art Gallery, artist Denise B. Chandler opens her studio to the public for a behind-the-scenes view of her photographic process and works in progress. Her goal is to use her camera like Alice’s rabbit hole, to open an unexplored world, a place of curious self-expression, and a world of new relationships, new chances, new beginnings and most importantly new stories.

 

Meet, Greet and Technique with Jennifer Glover

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The Wit Gallery, 27 Church St., Lenox

www.thewitgallery.com

Represented by The Wit Gallery, Connecticut artist Jennifer Glover Riggs is an abstract painter who creates beautiful, ethereal paintings using surprising tools and techniques.  Jennifer will be spending the afternoon at The Wit Gallery, demonstrating some of her processes.

 

Open Studio with Alex Kamaroff

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Glendale Brook Studio

27 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

www.glendalebrookstudio.com

View painting demos with Alex Kamaroff and enjoy wine and cheese. Alex will be at the Gallery from 1:00 – 5:00 if you miss the 1:00 window and will be doing demonstrations all day.


Open Studio with John Clarke

2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

29 Church Street, Stockbridge, MA 01262

www.sohnfineart.com

www.theartofjohnclarke.com

Represented by Sohn Fine Art Gallery, artist John Clarke opens his studio to the public for a behind-the-scenes view of his process, materials and works in progress. Over the past three years, Clarke has been combining drawing, painting and photography to create large, one-of-a-kind pieces that live somewhere between photographic reality and the mysterious, subjective world of abstraction.

 

Open Studio with Julie McCarthy

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

29 Church Street, Stockbridge, MA 01262

www.juliewmccarthy.com