visual arts

Woodshed II by Louise Arnold
June 11, 2023 by Sarah
Congratulations to Umbrella Studio Artist Louise Arnold whose oil painting Woodshed II earned First Prize in the Cambridge Art Association 2023 National Prize Show! This show is juried by former editor of ARTnews, Robin Cembalest, and features artists from around the country. Arnold's oil paintings depict the local landscapes in and around New England... Keep Reading »
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June 1, 2023 by Stewart Ikeda
On Saturday, June 10, The Umbrella Visual Arts Program and A La Luz will present Into the Oceanic: A Documentary Film and Creative Projection, a companion dual-screening to accompany the current exhibition in the Main Gallery, Points of Return.Focusing on restoring underwater habitats, the documentary examines how artists and scientists can apply their... 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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Indigenous Fire Story from Zeke Magazine by Kiliii Yuyan
July 5, 2022 by Madeline Miller
Last week’s decision by the Supreme Court makes meaningful climate change mitigation at the federal level more difficult, at least in the immediate future. The ruling strictly limits the ways in which the Clean Air Act, the nation’s main air pollution rule, can be used to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.Even a momentous Supreme Court ruling is just one... Keep Reading »
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February 28, 2022 by Rachel Olson
Artcubator artist Nicholas Johnson will be hosting an artist talk and walkabout on Saturday, March 5 at 3PM. During this talk, Nicholas will speak about his art and what he has been working on during his time as an Artcubator artist. NOTE: The Umbrella's COVID-19 policy requiring masks and proof of vaccination remain in effect for this event. Nicholas Johnson's... Keep Reading »
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May 29, 2021 by Rachel Olson
Umbrella Artcubator artist Jeff Kasper has been hard at work during his 2021 residency. A new series of flags he designed are currently on view at the Queens Museum in New York City as part of the exhibition Art As Social Action. If you are interested in participating in a digital flag-making workshop with the artist he will be holding a free event June 2 from 6:00-7:30... Keep Reading »
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April 26, 2020 by Anonymous
The Umbrella's Artcubator program awards studio space to visual artists for short-term projects throughout the year. Established and emerging artists alike benefit from the input of a creative community of more than 50 artists in the iteration and innovation of their ideas. Visiting artists can belong, experiment and establish leveraging Umbrella studio space,... Keep Reading »
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Floor mat made of single use plastic bags
February 27, 2019 by Stewart Ikeda
A new article by Angela Thoma in The Concord Journal gives a great behind-the-scenes look at how Concord Academy senior Audrey Lin developed Matting Change, the creative, innovative project that transforms recycled plastic bags into sleeping mats for homeless youth in Boston.The Umbrella has been pleased to host Lin for workshops to instruct... Keep Reading »
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