Southboro Open Land Foundation

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Art on the Trails, Beals Preserve through September 24, 2017

The Southborough Open Land Foundation, in collaboration with Southborough Artist Catherine Weber, invites you to enjoy  Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods, on exhibit through September 24, 2017, at the  Elaine and Philip Beals Preserve, Southborough, Massachusetts.
An exhibition of sculptural installations,  juried by Southborough resident Mary M. Tinti, former Curator of the Fitchburg Art Museum, is on view until September 24th.  Artists exhibiting are Freedom Baird (Cambridge), Lisa Barthelson (Rutland), Gregory Barry (Ashburnham), Chelsea Bradway (Southborough), Crystal Blanchflower (Ashburnham), Bill Cohn (Lexington), Max Francis (Southborough), Miley Francis (Southborough), Hadley Horner (Southborough), Linda Hoffman (Harvard), Lydia J Musco (Royalston), Aneleise Ruggles (West Newton), and Catherine Weber (Southborough).
The theme, Finding Solace in the Woods, is in response to our constantly-connected culture and ever-challenging political climate, there are few places to find quiet moments of respite and meditation away from the stress of daily life.
In addition to the juried exhibition,  SOLF welcomes and encourages creative community members of all ages and talents to contribute installations of all kinds, as space allows. Deadline for public submissions is rolling, from June 8 through the summer.
Additionally, poets are encouraged to submit poetry written in response to the work. Deadline for submissions is July 7. Poetry will be juried by Tishman Review poetry editor, poet, and Westborough resident Maura Snell and Hopkinton poet Cynthia Franca. All accepted poetry will be included in a chapbook along with the art installations which inspired them. Submission guidelines and more information about Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods can be found at artonthetrails.com
Learn more about this exciting event at artonthetrails.com or by contacting Catherine Weber at cweber@artonthetrails.com or 508-523-3605.

Art on the Trails, June 3 to September 24, 2017

In collaboration with Southborough Artist Catherine Weber, SOLF is pleased to present  Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods at the Elaine and Philip Beals Preserve from June 3 – September 24, 2017.  Artists are invited to apply for this outdoor exhibition,  juried by Southborough resident Mary M. Tinti, former Curator of the Fitchburg Art Museum. In addition to a juried exhibition, there will be an area  set aside for community installations of all kinds, as space allows.  Community members of all ages and talents are encouraged to submit work. For a Community Advocate article on the program, click here.

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