New Art Galleries Plan Activities for Downtown Lowell
JANUARY, 2013: It is exciting news for the greater Lowell arts community to welcome three new fine art galleries to downtown’s shopping scene. They join existing galleries,Glass House Designs, 215 West Main Street, owned by LowellArts! business member Susan Molnar; and Chimera Design Ltd, 208 East Main Street, owned by business members Julie DeVoe and Cliff Yankovich. We encourage everyone to add these locations to your gallery tours next time you are visiting the area.
Art Gallery 318 Fine Art - 318 East Main St., Suite A, Lowell - Phone 616-890-1879
LowellArts! member Kathleen Mooney opens her first solo gallery featuring her nature and travel-inspired contemporary art. Many paintings incorporate Celtic symbolism interpreted from her excursions to Ireland. (Click here for additional information) Open by appointment and for special exhibitions and events only. E-mail ArtGallery318@gmail.com for schedule.
Next Exhibition – Influence of Ireland! - Saturday – March 9, 2013 1-7pm
Flat River Gallery & Framing - 219 West Main St., Lowell - 616-987-6737
Located in the former Fire & Water Gallery, this co-op gallery features the fine art and fine crafts of many of the area’s best artisans. The gallery is a working studio and framing center showing quality art and providing custom framing expertise. Look for quite a few familiar names and LowellArts! member artists from the former Fire & Water Art gallery plus new faces. Work includes classic to contemporary art, hand crafted wood products, furniture, textiles, jewelry, clay and photography. For a framing consultation, contact their expert framer, Diedre Winglaar, at 616-532-0207. For more information, see www.flatrivergalleryandframing.com
Grand Opening Event for Saturday, April 13, 1 pm to 6 pm.
Aesthetics: Art for You & Your Home - 100 West Main St., Lowell - 616-443-3671
The Aesthetics is a little jewel of a retail space. The store combines a working studio and retail shop run by artist Janet Krueger. Items offered include greeting cards, paintings, and a wide variety of ceramic art such as jewelry, buttons, switch plate covers, boxes and much more. For more information, visit www.etsy.com/shop/toadworks