Monday, September 2, 2013

Unbound Poised to Open 5 New Exhibits

Unbound Visual Arts is getting ready to open five new themed-based curated exhibitions in the month of September featuring the artwork of its member artists. All exhibitions open by September 9 with  separate public reception dates. These receptions will be announced shortly. All exhibition venue are air-conditioned,  handicapped accessible and have free wifi. At the Athan’s Café Art Gallery in Brighton, “Katie Schultz: Finding Reality”.    At the Athan’s Café Art Gallery in Brookline, “Nadia Richman.” At the Faneuil Library Art Gallery in Brighton, “Traps/Julia Talcott.” At the Harvard Allston Education Portal Art Galleries, it’s “Diana Weiske” and  “Heidi Lee: Inner Journeys.”

The opening of 5 almost simultaneous exhibits is the most of any art organization, art gallery, art center or museum in the Metropolitan Boston area.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Two Unbound Exhibits ready to open on May 9th at Harvard

Angela Fiori, Sparrow
UVA Members Exhibit
Michelle Lougee, Dinoflagellate
Unlimited Exhibit
Unbound Visual Arts is opening two new exhibits at the Art Gallery at the Harvard Allston Education Portal. Both exhibits open Thurs. May 9th.  The public is invited to a festive wine reception with all the artists from 5:30 - 8:00 pm.  In Portal Gallery I is "Unlimited", featuring artwork form six sculptors from the Boston Sculptors Gallery - Caroline Bagenal, Murray Dewart, Mags Harries, Michelle Lougee, Andy Moerlein and Nora Valdez. This exhibit explores and presents concepts related to "unlimited" lives.  In Portal Gallery II, the UVA Members Exhibit is taking place. It includes over 50 original artworks in all media from 29 members of Unbound Visual Arts. 

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Joan Mullen "Abstraction: Sculptural Installation" Opens

Unbound Visual Arts is presenting an exciting exhibition featuring the artwork of Joan Mullen. It's a mixed media exhibition of sculptural elements created with plaster, oil and wax.  The artist “begins with a feeling, gesture or impulse that she strives to translate into sculptural form.”  To Joan, the individual “sculptures allude to an organic and human maturation that convey both the strength and vulnerability of the human condition.”   Joan Mullen has created a unified installation of colorful objects that fill the gallery and create a sense of intrigue and mystery.   The opening reception is Sat. March 30th from 11 am - 1 pm at the Faneuil Library Art Gallery, 419 Faneuil St., Brighton.  The exhibit closes on May 11, 2013.

Joan Mullen, a Newton artist, is a member of Unbound Visual Arts.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art (BFA) from The Maryland Institute, College of Art and her Master’s of Fine Art (MFA) from Rutgers University.  She is also a member of the Galatea Fine Art Gallery in Boston’s SoWa district.   She has participated in many outdoor and indoor sculpture exhibitions and creates site-specific installation sculpture.   Her artwork is in numerous public and private collections.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Unbound Celebrates with Mardi Gras Party!

Unbound Visual Arts started a new tradition with a Mardi Gras Party at the Castlebar Backroom in Brighton's Oak Square. Lots of decorations, good mardi gras food, music and a few costumes.  Unbound introduced many guests to what it has been up to for its first 4 months with exhibits and other activities.  There were two slideshows that had lots of images of past exhibits as well as artworks from Unbound's member artists.    At the present time, there are 10 founding members, 10 regular members, 75 fans on Facebook, 105 followers on Twitter and 70 op-in email followers.  To date, Unbound has mounted 6 solo exhibits and one group exhibit.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Common Art Exhibition opens BIG!

The Common Art opening reception for the exhibition that features 17 artists and nearly 50 original artworks at the Athan's Cafe' Art Gallery in Brighton was huge success.  At least 75-100 people were on hand to see the art, meet and gree the artists, and taste the treats prepared by Athan's. A quote from Heidi Lee, the Artist in Residence for Common Art, says it all:  "I heard so many comments from the artists about how it felt so good to be treated with respect and feel "normal" for a night.. "  Unbound Visual Arts and Athan's were very pleased to be part of this exhibition. Additionally, at least 4 artworks sold at the reception, with 100% of the funds going to the artists.   The exhibition will remain up through Easter Sunday on March 31.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

New Exhibit opens

The new exhibition, Nadia Richman: Skyscape Drama opened on Saturday at the Faneuil Library Art Gallery with a festive holiday reception.  The artist was beaming as she chatted with lots of guests that came to see the exhibit of oil paintings.   The ten very colorful paintings caught the attention of many visitors.  Most commented that the paintings were not only beautiful but also very moving.   The exhibit, organized by Unbound Visual Arts, will remain up through January 5th.
Artist Nadia Richman (L) and  Unbound Founding Member Karen Smigliani at the exhibit opening on Dec. 8