NEXT  BAA 2020 Biennial Show Where do we go next? What do we do next? What comes next? NEXT is expressed and explored by 21 artists from the Northeast. 37 paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, mixed media and graphic works are represented, offering wide ranging interpretations of the theme. Jurors for the exhibit were artists Tatana Kellner, printmaker, book designer, a founder of the Women’s Studio Workshop; Nancy Gaucher-Thomas, president of Providence Art Club, founder of Rhode Island Art League; and Leo Quiles, adjunct professor at MCLA and artist-in-residence at Darrow School. With our 2018 Biennial Show, Showing Up, artists dealt with issues of community andRead More →

UPDATE: Open Call deadline extended to August 14, 2020. The Berkshire Art Association seeks contemporary art for its biennial juried show, planned for October 2-November 21 at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield, MA. An awards reception will be Saturday, October 3, from 3-6 pm. A virtual gallery tour is planned. Art in all media is sought. Artists working in New York and New England are invited to submit, responding to our theme, NEXT.  NEXT: Where do we go next? What do we do next? What comes next? Mary Rentz, BAA board member, pondered, “As individuals. NEXT door? As a community. NEXT generation? As a country.Read More →

The Berkshire Art Association was forced to cancel the 2020 Fellowship Show show due to the COVID-19 virus and our community’s response. We would like to recognize the talented students whose work was chosen: Kelsey Sherman MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Tara Gilardi* MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN Phaedra Duhon SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART Sarah Scire WILLIAMS COLLEGE Nicole Ford* WILLIAMS COLLEGE Catherine Brule* WILLIAMS COLLEGE Macie Turrell* MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Sierra Lamonde MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Sophie Gerry* BATES COLLEGE Gillian Fournier MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Spring Hajjar MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Lucy Van den Heuvel BARD COLLEGE Emery BibbinsRead More →