Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Holyoke Paper City Studios Event

Photo : Alicia Hunsicker

I am looking forward to seeing what these Holyoke artists are up to.
I am planning on exploring this area event on Sat. I have always wanted
to check out the Canal Gallery space. So this is my chance. Here is the info:

Paper City Studios: First Annual Open Studios & Installation/Sculpture Event

Artists: Bernard Banville, Neil Broome, Mary Crawford, Comix Collective, Karen Dolmanisth, Taiga Ermansons, Kim Faler, Bruce Fowler, Unique Fredrique, George May, Rebecca Migdal, Tom Morton, Bill Myers, Mia Nacamulli, Chris Nelson, Dean Nimmer, Mo Ringey, Kim Rosner, Nancy Sachs, Christopher Willingham, Dan Warner

Event: First Annual Open Studios & Installation/Sculpture
Paper City, 80 Race StreetCity, ST: Holyoke, MA
Website: papercitystudios.wordpress.com

Friday, Oct. 10th, 6 to 9 - Reception, open studios & installation exhibit
Saturday, Oct. 11th, 12 to 9 - Open studios and installation exhibit
Sunday, Oct. 12th, 12 to 5 -Open studios and installation exhibit

The first ever multi-building collaborative public event in Holyoke featuring the work of area artists. The artist population in Holyoke has been growing over the years with artists from California, Northampton, Brooklyn and other areas relocating to this region in order to focus on their work and establish a community in an affordable area.The Paper City Open Studios event will be held in conjunction with events at the Parsons Hall Project Space in the building next door, (corner of Dwight and Race streets), which will feature artists exhibiting works in painting, sound, sculpture, film, video and performance

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Alicia Hunsicker's art is undeniably beautiful. She is an expert at extracting the highly-detailed textures and fibers of the human body, bringing them from darkness, into the light, with a technical precision that rivals any modern-day master.
David Aquino, Brattleboro Reformer