The Celtic Knot Unraveled: Paintings by Deirdre McCullough Grunwald
August 2019

The Celtic Knot Unraveled Paintings by Deirdre McCullough Grunwald This exhibit is organized by Arlene Hecht who represented Deirdre’s work for more than 20 years on Cape Cod. August 31 - October 31 Poet and artist, Deirdre McCullogh Grunwald (1946-2018) painted every day of her life. In the early 1980s, she viewed The Book of Kells* in an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. This visit created a turning point. For more than twenty years, Celtic patterns appeared in her paintings, inspired and influenced by her study and exploration of this masterwork [...]

2019-11-13T22:20:13-05:00

Beyond Color

Beyond Color: Poetic Charcoal Musings of Flora, Fauna, and Food June 6 - September 1 Artist Sandra J. Hadley uses charcoal to explore and celebrate the world beyond color. With the simple tools of charred wood, kneaded eraser, and paper, she creates complex works — poetic musings — that have been likened to photographs. Working with the nuances of tone, light, and line, she strives to capture an essential truth about each of her subjects that transcends the physical. In Beyond Color, she introduces Sebastian “The Bodacious”, the first in a new series featuring the wonderfully-wooly sheep from Falmouth’s [...]

2019-08-27T23:06:27-04:00

Senioritis

Senioritis 2019 May 1 - May 17 Senioritis showcases the work of 40 Falmouth High School art students. These graduating seniors present engaging, inspiring, and thought-provoking work in a wide range of media — drawings, paintings, pastels, prints, ceramics, and graphic arts. Presenting artists are students of FHS art teachers Corine Adams, Jane Baker and Larisa Hart. “The show is important because it gives the students a chance to exhibit their artwork outside of the classroom and share it with the community,” according to Baker. Student artists include Emily Adams, Sophia Adelstein, Caroline Bagg, Bridget Beaudoin, Garret [...]

2019-06-04T22:15:07-04:00

Unbound: Contemporary Rope Art
June 2019

Unbound: Contemporary Rope Art Curated by Marcia Young, Editor in Chief of Fiber Art Now Magazine June 30 – October 31 UNBOUND:  It’s unconventional, unexpected, and undeniably intriguing. This exhibit defines “rope” loosely as “any cord or strands of fibers united by being twisted, braided or threaded together.” Yet, in the hands of an artist, this common understanding leads to uncommon results. Marcia Young, publisher of Fiber Art Now, has brought together the work of twenty artists from around the country who have found unlimited expression in this seemingly mundane medium. Together, they have created a collection that is [...]

2019-11-13T22:22:37-05:00

Time to Break Free: A Steampunk Journey
June 2019

Time to Break Free: A Steampunk Journey June 30 – October 31 DEBUTING AT HIGHFIELD: There’s an adventurous side to the Steampunk Artistic Movement, and Canadian fiber artist Dominique Ehrmann fully embraced it to break away from working two-dimensionally and create this grand, free-standing sculpture. The creation, her largest, mixes wood, steel, glass, and other materials with textiles. It also tells the story of a heroine — a quilt adventurer — who breaks out of her chains, moves through a time machine, and realizes her freedom.  Her friends — a punk-looking fox, faithful antelope, and wise raven--guide her every [...]

2019-11-13T22:25:08-05:00

Crossing The Bridge: A Dialogue Between Four Painters and the Cape’s Artistic Legacy

Crossing The Bridge: A Dialogue Between Four Painters and the Cape’s Artistic Legacy Following a long line of artists who have found in Cape Cod a creative haven, Betty Carroll Fuller, Robert Henry, Jan Lhormer and Michael MacMahon each have made Cape Cod their home after relocating from various places. Highfield is excited to showcase their four distinctive styles of paintings which draw inspiration from either landscape, art history or personal narrative. Cape Cod has been known as a destination for artists since the early nineteen hundreds and was a haven for mid-century modernists and notable abstract [...]

2019-08-27T23:33:18-04:00
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