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 →


Showing Up: for Our Neighborhoods, Our Communities and Each Other – October 5 – November 16, 2018. Berkshire County artists in “Showing Up”, included Nicholas DeCandia, Keith Emerling, Melyssa Fortini, Ellen Joffe-Halpern, Richard Haskins, Colleen Surprise Jones, Michael King, Melanie Mowinski, Carolyn Newberger, Michele Ridgeway, Joan Rooks, Kira Smith, Debbie Detwiller Smith, Ilene Spiewak, Scott Taylor, and Peter Vacchina. Artists from the greater Northeast region included Julia Eisen-Lester, Madge Evers, Robert Markey, Denise Minnerly and Don Bracken, Nils Johnson, Jamie Rodriguez, Melissa Scheid Frantz, and Vicki Windman.Read More →