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On Friday, March 4 the Berkshire Art Association featured the work of 18 exceptional student artists at the 2016 BAA College Fellowship Show at an awards reception at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield. The opening was part of Pittsfield’s First Fridays Artswalk. The show was juried by a panel of artists and art professors representing several disciplines. Of the 169 works submitted for consideration, 52 were chosen for the show and $5,000 in cash awards was given. BAA President Danielle Steinmann noted, “The BAA is very proud to exhibit the work being created by students in and from the county. For some, this will be their first opportunity toRead More →

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2016 saw the 4th edition of the Berkshire Art Association’s “10×10 Real Party” go down for the second time in the Berkshire Museum’s cavernous Crane Room.  But with a record shattering 160+ submissions garnering a complete sellout in ticket sales, plus well-wishers and supporters attending, the cavern was well-brimmed and teaming with a boisterously excited crowd that made the venue seem nearly intimate, albeit in a shuffling, fluid way that shifted and swayed with the flow of activity. The crowd of eager ticket holders and enthusiastic scene-makers filtered in through the doors beginning at 6PM.  Whilst gnoshing, sipping, and pencil checking a master list, choicesRead More →