Friday, November 1, 2013

See Guild Artists at Roslindale Open Studios

Melanie Guerra
Dream Big Arts
Medium: Jewelry and Photography
Location: Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway, 
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Melanie Guerra is obsessed with detail. Whether in the intricate work of her handmade jewelry designs, or the vibrant color and perspective of her photography, this obsession shines through.

Guild Alum
Monica Fairbairn
Medium: Jewelry
Location: Roslindale House, 120 Poplar Street, Map Location S1
 Monica Fairbairn creates vibrant, colorful designs to fashion unusual necklaces made of beads from Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Her inspiration comes from a cornucopia of materials adapted for adornment in traditional cultures, and recalls old ideas transformed into her own modern creations.

Gillian Jackson
Gillian Jackson Photography
Medium: Photography & Painting
Location: Roslindale House,
120 Poplar Street, Map Location S1
Hailing from the north of England Gillian moved to Bermuda in the early 80s where, inspired by the clear bright light and startling colours and contrasts, she began studying and pursuing photography, which has now also developed into painting.

Gary Koeppel

Gary Koeppel
Medium: Oil Landscapes
Location: Home Studio, 2 Vista Street, Map Location S4

Gary Koeppel has spent 35 years looking at light and shadow in the landscape. He was a recipient of the 2005 Viewers Choice Award for the First Annual Roslindale Open Studios. In 2006, Koeppel was again awarded Viewers Choice, as well as Third Prize in the juried selection. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art. His work as a commercial illustrator informs the unified composition of his landscape paintings. His work has appeared in galleries, museums and art shows in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York and Connecticut. 

By Paula Lazar
Paula Metcalf Lazar
Medium: Painting
Location: Birch Street House & Garden, 760 South Street
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As a painter, I use close observation to reveal the elegance and form in everyday objects and everyday places.

Andrew Osborne
Medium: Wood
Location: Roslindale House, 120 Poplar Street, Map Location S1
Woodturning is the basis for bowls, platters hollow forms, candlesticks and a wide variety of sculptural objects. Some are utilitarian and others intend to simply provide pleasure

Barbara Trainer
Beadcraft Etc.
Medium: Jewelry
Location: Roslindale House, 120 Poplar Street, Map Location S1
Eclectic, unusual necklaces, bracelets & earrings are crafted by designer Barbara Trainer. Precious & semi-precious metals, hand-blown glass & organic materials are used in unique combinations to create striking wearable art.

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