Studio Arts

Painting and Print by Sarah Paino and Lonnie Harvey
April 28, 2023 by Stewart Ikeda
Our Umbrella Studio Artists and Teaching Artists are busy creating and exhibiting work in galleries, museums, and other venues all around New England and beyond! Just a few to watch out for this spring include:    Louise ArnoldCambridge Art Association's National Prize ShowMay 19-July 7Kathryn Schultz Gallery25 Lowell... Keep Reading »
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September 9, 2022 by Sarah
The Umbrella Studio Artists are all around! We are proud to support our Artcubator resident, Hillary Kane, and her show UNEARTHED: Relics of Memory, currently on display at the Lucy Lacoste Gallery until September 24, 2022. An international ceramic artist and Umbrella instructor, Hillary has always been fascinated by the mediums of clay and paint, including their... Keep Reading »
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Painting by Kat O'Connor, Girl Next Door, 2021, Acrylic on ACP
July 15, 2022 by Stewart Ikeda
Our Umbrella Studio Artists and Teaching Artists are busy creating and exhibiting work in galleries, museums, and other venues all around New England and beyond! Just a few to watch out for this summer include: Jill Goldman-Callahan"35 Paintings at Trinty Church"Trinity Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord, MAOn View through January 2, with reception Dec. 14... Keep Reading »
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May 2, 2022 by Stewart Ikeda
In recognition of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, The Umbrella Arts Center is pleased to share materials from a presentation last month by our 2021-2022 Artist in Residence Sally Lee.A Boston-based installation artist from Arkansas, Lee is currently an adjunct professor at Northeastern University, teaches at the New Art Center, is a Ceramic Studio Assistant at... Keep Reading »
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July 7, 2021 by Rachel Olson
The Umbrella is pleased to welcome our new Artcubator Resident, Hillary Kane! Kane is a ceramicist and painter who has studied and worked all around the world. In 2010, Kane founded the Gaya Ceramic Art Center in Ubud, Bali, and continues to live a bi-hemispheral life between Bali and New England. In her residency, Kane aims to fully realize and create an... Keep Reading »
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March 31, 2021 by Rachel Olson
Current Umbrella Artcubator resident Julia Csekö is excited to share some updates about her work, both with The Umbrella and with other art organizations.The Somerville Arts Council has selected Csekö as a Somerville Arts Council Fellow for 2021! This fellowship, awarded to individual artists in a variety of disciplines, provides support for selected artists to... Keep Reading »
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John Lewis Mural 2020 by Artcubator Artist Julia Cseko
December 27, 2020 by Anonymous
By Margie WeeksOne of The Umbrella’s two current Artcubator artists is Julia Cseko, a Brazilian/American Visual Artist. Julia endeavors to engage viewers ranging from art enthusiasts to those who have never been exposed to contemporary art.  The Umbrella Artcubator awards studio space to visual artists for short-term projects throughout the year. The Artcubator... Keep Reading »
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September 4, 2020 by Rachel Olson
By Aimee KhanImagine a far-off beautiful place only spoken about in stories from early childhood onward, somewhere your grandparents once called their home, a place they left behind. The concept of home is difficult to define, but we all know it as something that should be good. Lois Andersen heard stories about family she hadn’t met, their personalities, reputations, and... Keep Reading »
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July 23, 2020 by Anonymous
By Wendy LovelandThe Umbrella Arts Center suspended public programs on March 24, following Gov. Baker's closure order in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  While The Umbrella's 50+ studio artists were permitted to access their private studios, most artists did not come in. One would surmise that COVID-19 interrupted art as it did most other endeavors. However, it... Keep Reading »
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July 23, 2020 by Rachel Olson
While The Umbrella Studio Artists have not all been able to return to The Umbrella in person just yet, they have been keeping busy and connected online these past few months. We have been motivating and inspiring one another from afar, whether it be through sharing their work, having lunchtime Zoom calls together, or creating a collaborative Spotify playlist.... Keep Reading »
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