Volunteers

November 5, 2019 by Kathy
Written by: Isha MehtaAbout a month ago, during The Umbrella’s Fall Open House, I had the pleasure of meeting with one of The Umbrella’s student volunteers - Varshini Sundaresan. Varshini is a junior at Littleton High School and currently the president of her class.Varshini has been working as a volunteer at The Umbrella for the past year. During our conversation,... Keep Reading »
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November 5, 2019 by Kathy
Written by Monica ChenFor Vinita Mahanti, volunteering at The Umbrella wasn’t just an opportunity to work despite being too young to get a job, it also offered her the chance to give back to the community through a subject she was passionate about: art.Fifteen year old Vinita began volunteering at The Umbrella two years ago when she was still in middle school. As someone... Keep Reading »
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January 15, 2019 by erinruvalcaba
Hello everyone! My name is Erin and I’m super excited to be starting as a Visual Arts Intern at The Umbrella. A little bit about me, I recently graduated from Keene State College in New Hampshire with a Studio Arts degree and a minor in Art History. The program I was in was very rewarding. The faculty was more than helpful during my four years and never failed to... Keep Reading »
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January 14, 2019 by blaircoulter
Hi, my name is Blair Coulter, and I am a recent graduate of Westfield State University with a degree in Communication and a minor in Creative writing, which means I can at least write a nice-looking Christmas Card. Being able to come in and see the great work that many artists have painstakingly created here fills me with excitement, because I know I get to work... Keep Reading »
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October 2, 2018 by Kathy
Written by Margie Weeks  A Gelli Printing Event took place at the Umbrella Center for the Arts Annex on August 28. The event provided interested volunteers with the opportunity to meet other volunteers while experimenting with a simplified version of Gelli printing. Kathy Warren, Volunteer Coordinator for the Umbrella, organized the event and instructed the... Keep Reading »
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September 25, 2018 by Kathy
Written by Margie WeeksFor 2 weeks this summer, Vera Sablak participated in the Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program for the Summer Arts Under the Umbrella 2018. Vera, a sophomore in high school this year, supported the Assistant Teachers in the classroom and guided campers in all classes ranging from Drawing & Painting, 2D and 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital Arts,... Keep Reading »
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September 25, 2018 by Kathy
Written by Himani ParekhMeet Celeste Caseria (Hi, Celeste!). She is sweet and friendly, creative and empathetic, and definitely a dog person. She has a golden doodle (part golden retriever, part poodle), and at 14 years old, she is looking forward to starting her freshman year of high school this fall. This past summer, she spent her weekdays volunteering as a Counselor... Keep Reading »
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September 12, 2018 by Kathy
Volunteer Spotlight: Abby Kawola Written by Christine Diaz Abby Kawola made her mark on The Umbrella’s marketing efforts this summer. Starting with us as an intern in May, Abby quickly became a busy member of the marketing team. Majoring in English with a minor in Irish Studies at Boston College, Abby put her writing and communication skills to work for our... Keep Reading »
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August 16, 2018 by Jess
Written by Karen Carlson, Campus Director, Bay Path University- Concord MANoah Covell has been a dedicated volunteer at The Umbrella for the past 2 years. He has a passion for the arts and appreciates the skills and creativity that he sees in the many Umbrella artists that he interacts with while working at The Umbrella. Noah volunteers primarily on weekends and evenings... Keep Reading »
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October 25, 2017 by Admin
Written by Molly CohenZoe is a volunteer who has grown up with The Umbrella Community Arts Center. She began frequenting the gallery as a child when she attended the center’s summer arts camp. Her favorite activity quickly became ceramics. Flash forward several years, and now Zoe is an 11th grader. Her time at The Umbrella has come full circle; last February she was a... Keep Reading »
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