Friday, June 26, 2015

Call to Artists, Local Inspiration

A special exhibition hosted at the Dedham Community Theatre
Opening Reception: Thursday September 17, 6pm to 8pm
Exhibition Dates: September 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015

“Norman Rockwell painted local heroes in small towns; Diane Arbus captured her New York with a camera. What inspires an artist is often right in front of them. Local inspiration may be the pride an artist feels for their neighborhood or an experience they had in their hometown. What is your local inspiration?"

This Challenge is open to all artists, working in any medium, who work/reside in eastern Massachusetts. This show will be hosted in the lower gallery at the Dedham Community Theatre! 580 High Street, Dedham, MA.

Open to all artists in Eastern Massachusetts.
The non-refundable submission fee of $25 for up to 2 pieces must be paid online via the paypal button below, on or before the published deadline for the Challenge. High school students may submit to this challenge at no charge, but must email dedhamguild.submissions@gmail.comnotifying intent to show, provide sample images of current work and fill out prospectus paperwork.

Dedham Square Artist Guild Member Artists may submit work at no charge, but must notifying intent to show.

Entry fees (payable via paypal button below or check/cash brought to gallery), signed prospectus and jpg samples of your current work (Artists must submit 3 jpgs of the work you intend to show via email by August 16th. (Please see PROSPECTUS pdf located at the bottom of this page for download, for additional dates and details.) -- PLEASE READ FULL PROSPECTUS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Other Questions?

Thursday, June 11, 2015

June Artist of the Month, Mona Pordurski

See this show for the Month of June

Mona Podgurski was born in Boston and currently resides in Canton. She is a graduate of Blue Hills Technical Institute, where she received an Associate degree in commercial art, and Bridgewater State University, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in fine art.. Mona is primarily a draftsman who prefers to teach and show in pastel and drawing, although she does work in watercolor and oil. She is a Signature Member of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod and the Pastel Painters of Maine, and is currently President of the Canton Art Association. Her work may be seen on her web site, at

Her show will be up for the Month of June. It is called Natural Wonders

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Please vote for us!


Mission Main Street Grants® is awarding $100,000 each to 20 small businesses. 

This would make a huge difference to our small local gallery. The possibilities are endless and we could also improve our gallery with new lighting, flooring, desk area, and much more...

We will need at least 250 votes to be considered for a grant. The voting period is May 4 to June 19.

Dedham Square Artist Guild
Arts / Museums / Dedham, MA

Established in 2011, we provide a storefront gallery for artists to sell their work and connect with the community, while striving to enrich the cultural life of all residents, through classes, workshops, art openings, art challenges, and more.

Vote for us here