Category Archives: Art

Eric Barry Photography settles down in Wellesley Square

Photographer Eric Barry is used to capturing perfect images of peoples’ children, families, and wedding days, but finding the perfect studio in Wellesley has proved elusive. A long-time fixture in town, he started out at 402 Washington St., then moved temporarily into the former Follain spot at 50 Central St. (which was Twig before that). Finally, he’s […]

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Looks like artist Christo has visited Wellesley

I could swear that the artist Christo, famous for wrapping things from islands to buildings to statues, has been in Wellesley recently. (Christo’s wife Jeanne-Claude died in 2009; their works were originally credited to Christo, then retroactively attributed to both.)  

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Senior citizens show off art at Wellesley Free Library

The senior artists exhibit at Wellesley Free Library runs until June 29, and features some paintings for sale, ranging in price from $100 to $4,000.

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Wellesley Artists’ Studio Tour set for June 13

On Saturday, June 13, from 10am–5pm, four Wellesley artists will host the second annual Wellesley Studio Tour. The event is free and open to the public. Showing their paintings are: Julia Blake; Carolyn Mackin; Chelsea Sebastian, and Renata Loree. The locations are 201 Weston Rd. (Mackin and Loree) and 20 Chatham Circle (Blake and Sebastian). Here’s […]

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Wellesley Art in the Park exhibit heads indoors

The Wellesley Women Artisans‘ recent Art in the Park event, at which attendees drew pictures from Polaroid photos of people they didn’t know, produced dozens of portraits that are being displayed at Wellesley Free Library until June 15. If you don’t get over to the library, you can also check out the portraits online.  

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Hunnewell students put Wellesley together in four days

Hunnewell Elementary School students recently unveiled their artistic vision of Wellesley, created out of cut paper and glue with the assistance of artist-in-residence Giles Laroche and art teacher Anne Whelan. From the Hunnewell Barn on the Natick line to the Warren building, edging closer to Newton, the students created the various elements that make up […]

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Wellesley Society of Artists exhibit crosses border into Natick

The Wellesley Society of Artists has announced an exhibit of its members’ work at the Morse Institute Library in Natick Center. The Joy of Painting exhibit will run from June 2-Aug. 28, with about 60 paintings hung throughout the library. The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours (www.MorseInstitute.org) The Wellesley Society of […]

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Wellesley Cultural Council seeks your input

The Wellesley Cultural Council, the local presence of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, is eager to learn what residents of Wellesley think about the state of their cultural lives in town, and is also seeking to broaden its membership.  We on the WCC are currently conducting a survey of Wellesley residents so we can learn what […]

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