NEXT_Logo_cover

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 →

5 x 5 Logo_LR

December 2019 – Berkshire Art Association (BAA) and Storefront Artist Project (SAP) in collaboration with the Berkshire Museum ARTISTS FROM THE BERKSHIRES AND BEYOND: CALL FOR ART for the 10×10 RAP (REAL ART PARTY) Berkshire Art Association needs your help! We are seeking donations of 10×10 inch original art for the 10×10 RAP – a fundraiser benefitting Berkshire County art students. The 10×10 RAP will be at the Berkshire Museum during the City of Pittsfield’s 10×10 Festival in February. It’s an art exhibit and FREE art party. A $25 ticket purchase guarantees a piece of original art, drawn at random, to take home. “ARTIX” will be sold atRead More →

BEN GARVER — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE
Artist Melanie Mowinski hangs examples from her “50 Card Project” in the “Showing Up: for Our Communities, Our Neighborhoods and Our Selves” exhibit at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield.

By Benjamin Cassidy, The Berkshire Eagle PITTSFIELD — The concept of community isn’t traced by town or county lines. Neither is Berkshire Art Association’s (BAA) biennial juried show “Showing Up: for Your Neighborhoods, Communities and Each Other” which is on view at Pittsfield’s Lichtenstein Center for the Arts through Nov. 16. The display of painted, sculpted, drawn and photographed art represents a bevy of Berkshire-based artists’ work, but the exhibit also includes creators from New York and other parts of New England. Denise Minnerly of Norwalk, Conn., and Donald Bracken of Cornwall Bridge, Conn., collaborated on “Village Project,” an installation that directly engages with theRead More →