Knot Rope: The Art of Alex Buchanan
April 11, 2023

Knot Rope: The Art of Alex Buchanan APRIL 11th - JUNE 4th Buchanan creates sculpture informed by industrial and ethnographic heritage of the coastal urban landscape of New Bedford, and other similar communities. His large-scale work incorporates patterns, processes, and the materials employed seaman and fishing culture. Though a plunge into this environment can be at times both exciting and solitary, tasks of utilitarian purpose can fail to acknowledge aesthetics and beauty within their enterprise. Skewing the polarities between function and design combines, compliments, and maintains the spirit of both. Traditionally an ode to conquest and adventure, the visual [...]

2022-12-17T09:10:48-05:00

Gretchen Romey-Tanzer: The Fine Art of Weaving
February 8, 2023

Gretchen Romey-Tanzer: The Fine Art of Weaving FEBRUARY 8th - APRIL 2nd Gretchen Romey-Tanzer: The Fine Art of Weaving Over fifty handwoven compositions of color and weave effects created by Gretchen Romey-Tanzer are on view from February 8 through April 2, 2023. This expansive collection of the artist’s work inhabits multiple galleries at Highfield Hall, offering visitors a unique and intimate environment in which to view these hand-loomed technically complex works of art. Made over the past three decades, with fifteen made in the past two years alone, Romey-Tanzer’s passion for her craft is evident in all that she [...]

2023-01-29T07:55:43-05:00
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