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Each week, members will visit some of the best art galleries in the region, along with the extraordinary home studio of the internationally renowned artist Jonathan Prince. Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes view of art in the Berkshires, how galleries work with artists, and the artists represented by each gallery. Curated by Chelly Sterman.
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June 2: Berkshire House-- the Studio of Jonathan Prince, New Marlborough, Mass.
Jonathan Prince’s background in science, technology, and medicine are uniquely reflected in his practice as a sculptor, as each work, both in methods of fabrication and precision, bear the hallmarks of these fields of study. To realize this multi-disciplinary vision, he has built a world-class fabrication facility and team through which he is involved at every step of the creative process. From his state-of-the-art studio in the Berkshires, Jonathan Prince has created artworks from a range of natural materials that have inspired audiences all over the world.
An acronym for Wonders in Time, the Wit Gallery, established in 1999, shows a diverse range of creative talent from both established and emerging artists, working in various media, including paintings, glass, works on paper, photography, as well as indoor and outdoor sculpture. The mission of the gallery is to delight with selections of art imbued with light-heartedness and rigorous technical skill that is cutting edge and accessible for both the new and seasoned collector. Over 60 artists, both local and nationally known, are represented in their downtown Lenox gallery.
Since 1992, Lauren Clark has been curating gallery exhibitions, first as a partner in Tokonoma Gallery, and since 2006 in her eponymous gallery, Lauren Clark Fine Art. The gallery features original art from over 40 regionally and internationally recognized artists working in a wide variety of media. Known for having a great eye for detail and creating engaging art exhibits and events, much of Clark’s focus is on the artists themselves, noting “My relationships with the artists I work with is the most gratifying part of what I do.” Lauren herself is a master at creating beautiful marbleized paper art, which she teaches each spring at her gallery through a series of workshops.
For more than 40 years, Ferrin Contemporary has been a leading source for contemporary and modern ceramic art. Located on MASS MoCA’s 16-acre campus in North Adams, Massachusetts, Ferrin Contemporary serves as both a project incubator and traditional commercial gallery program. Curated exhibitions are presented in conjunction with partner galleries, museums, and educational institutions throughout the country. In addition to their gallery and museum programs, they specialize in the sale of primary and secondary market works by leading international artists whose primary medium is clay. They also provide collection and estate management services.
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