Location: Deerfield Arts Bank
Date: Thursday April 17, 2014
MRKT Restaurant, Florence Savings Bank, and Berkshire Brewing Company
Tim Trelease earned a BFA at Rhode Island School of Design 1987, and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1989. Currently, Tim teaches Visual Design, Digital Photography, Videography, and Advanced Placement Studio Art (Photography) at Deerfield Academy. Tim is also a working artist with an extensive exhibition record, including many juried competitions and several solo exhibits in New York, Philadelphia, and Boston. He maintains a private studio in Greenfield and he regularly exhibits his artwork at the A3 Gallery in Amherst. Tim has screened his videos and staged multi-media performances at New York venues such as The Knitting Factory and CBGBs as well as at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Tim is currently working on a major commission for the Lawrence Group, of Wilson, Arkansas.
Samuel Rowlett has exhibited widely with recent solo exhibitions at Real Art Ways in Hartford, Connecticut, The Arts Center of theCapital Region in Troy, New York and the Oxbow Gallery in Northampton, Massachusetts. His work has been featured in The Boston Globe, The New York Observer, The Hartford Courant, Hyperallergic, Connecticut Public Radio, The Queens Chronicle, C Magazine, and The New York Times. Rowlett holds a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon and has received fellowships and residencies from Yale University School of Art, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), and the Vermont Studio Center. Born in Leicester, England, Rowlett is based in Western Massachusetts and is Assistant Professor of Art at Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.
Edward Maeder has organized and curated more than 80 exhibitions around the world. He was Curator of the LA County Museum of Art’s Department of Costumes and Textiles for 15 years. He was also a founding director of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto. Maeder is a renowned artist and educator who has lectured everywhere from Cambridge to Switzerland. He has sewn and embroidered from a young age, and employs these techniques in his own work. His passion for craft, and the history of textiles makes him an invaluable resource for anyone who has an interest in craft, and the history of textile arts.
Tim de Christopher is a sculptor living and working in the village of Turners Falls in the town of Montague, Massachusetts. His work has concentrated on stone carving for over 20 years, working primarily in a narrative vein. He has focused on larger scaled works and installations for many years, though he still creates small, very personalwork for more intimate settings. His recent work, The Fruit of Our Labors, was an enormously successful installation exhibited at the Oxbow Gallery, in Northampton, MA. in December of 2010. will be installed at the DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts in June of 2014 and be on exhibit from June 28 through November 2.
Barbara Milot has a BFA (UMass Amherst) and MFA (SUNY Albany) in studio art/printmaking. MA in art education, UMass Amherst). Professor of Art at Framingham State University. Recent awards: Cooper Union Artist’s Residency; Artist’s Resource Trust grant, Berkshire Taconic Foundation Current participant in the Viewing Programs at the Drawing Center, NYC and the Boston Drawing Project at Carroll & Sons. Currently exhibiting drawings from the Ordinary Storms series in Skies at the Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California and the 25th National Drawing & Print Exhibition Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame of Maryland University. Recent Exhibitions: Art on Paper: Works from the Collection Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame of Maryland University, A Fine Line at the Claypool-Young Gallery, Morehead State University, Kentucky juried by Anne Harris, Marks at the Madelon Powers Gallery East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, Ordinary to Extraordinaryat the Sechrest Gallery, High Point University, North Carolina and Community of Artists, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham. Website: www.barbaramilot.com