WATERTOWN, MA -- arsenalARTS presents 30 Under 30: A fresh, dynamic exhibition of young artistic talent in the Greater Boston area, featuring ink drawings by Wayland artist Rachel Hammerman titled Cast Nets of Gas. The show opens October 4 and will continue on display until November 10, 2012, with a reception on October 18 from 5:30 - 7:30PM. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Sunday, 12PM – 6PM. The exhibit is free to the public.
30 Under 30 presents a diverse look at emerging artistic talent in Massachusetts: 30 artists 30 years of age or younger. With a large variety of media including painting, photography, glass, light installation and sculpture, this show is designed to encourage a dialogue between the artists and their audience in its mix of styles, techniques and artists’ attitudes and backgrounds.
Exhibitions Coordinator Aneleise Ruggles encourages the public to “discover the voices of the next generation of great artists!”
Participating artists: Emily Abramovich of Brighton, Joey Asal, Kevin Benisvy of Jamaica Plain, Leah Brunetto of Cambridge, Kelly Burgess of Arlington, Nabeela Chowdhury of Boston, Scott Coffrin of Jamaica Plain, Robyn Day of Ashland, Cathy Durso of Watertown, Sean Dunstan-Halliday of Brookline, Joseph Geary of Shrewsbury, Olivia Glennon of Newton, Amanda Gross of San Francisco, CA (formerly MA), Rachel Hammerman of Wayland, CJ Heyliger of Somerville, Helena Hsieh of Brookline, Vanessa Irzyk of Jamaica Plain, Ariel Kessler of Cambridge, Mary Lydecker of Somerville, Alison Matthews of Newburyport, Sarah May of Medford, Kati Mennett of Sandwich, Evan Morse of Newton, Grace Nicklin of Boston, Katelyn Paciulan of Lowell, Bryan Ramey of Brighton, Katharena Rentumis of Boston, Edith Shimel of Allston, Wesley Simon of Somerville, and Sara Zielinski of Somerville.
Six of the artists will be chosen to further investigate their point of view in a winter exhibit at the Arsenal Center. 30 Under 30 is generously supported by The Fuller Foundation, Inc., The NLT Foundation and Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Located in Watertown, MA, the Arsenal Center for the Arts is a vibrant multidisciplinary venue that houses the 380-seat Charles Mosesian Theater and a 90-seat Black Box theater. Regular offerings include gallery exhibits, art classes and workshops for children and adults, musical concerts (from jazz to contemporary) and literary/art discussions. A fine arts and crafts retail shop, artist studios, and three resident companies (New Repertory Theatre, Watertown Children’s Theatre & The Quilters’ Connection) share the space. This unique architectural landmark is available for corporate rentals, birthday parties and events. Find upcoming events and membership information at www.arsenalarts.org or call (617) 923-0100. Ten minutes from Boston, the Arsenal Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located at 321 Arsenal Street with free parking.