Art Radar Dec 18 – 24

Thursday Dec 19

Philip Fryer: A Sound Circle + SURRENDER
When: Dec 19 & 20, 3 – 5pm
Location: BUAG at the Stone Gallery, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

Performative Lecture by Cathy McLaurin: Live and learn die and forget it all: Research as Life Practice
When: Dec 19, 7pm
Location: Howard Art Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA

Saturday Dec 21

When: Closing Reception: Dec 21, 5 – 7pm
Location: Samson Projects, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston

From Paper to Pixels @ Suffolk University Gallery

I first saw “From Paper to Pixels” at Jamaica Plain Open Studios back in September, but busy September got away from me before I could do a proper write up, so I was thrilled to hear that the show was having a reprise at the Suffolk University Gallery. “From Paper to Pixels” is an exhibition of collaborations between pairs of traditional and new media artists. The work of the traditional artist served as the starting point for the collaborative creation of a new, interactive work of art. The results are as engaging, unexpected, and just plain fun. Here are a few highlights:

"We Become Grusome" Traditional Artist: Ace Norton, New Media Artist: Any Shaules

“We Become Gruesome” Traditional Artist: Ace Norton, New Media Artist: Any Shaules

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yBos 2 @ the Harbor Gallery

"Untitled (Mom waiting in car in mid November)" by Genesis Baez

“Untitled (Mom waiting in car in mid November)” by Genesis Baez

“yBos 2” stands for Young Boston Artists 2 and is the UMass Boston Harbor Gallery’s second annual exhibition of art by artists in or recently graduated from undergraduate programs.  yBos, organized by Kevin Benisvy, recognizes a lack of venues that show the work of emerging artists in Boston and a lack of exposure even at the venues that do show emerging artists. As my readers know, this is an issue near and dear to my heart and the reason for this blog’s creation, so I was thrilled to be included in the yBos show for a second time.

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