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Towne Art Gallery Archive for 2014 - 2015

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About the Gallery

The Towne Art Gallery is a professional space that showcases the work of New England artists in a variety of media.

Gallery Hours:
Tues. - Thurs., 1 - 5 p.m.
Sat., 2 - 5 p.m. or by appointment

Admission: Free and open to the public

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible

Lower Level, Wheelock Family Theatre
180 Riverway
Boston, MA 02215


For More Information
Erica Licea-Kane, Gallery Director

See our past exhibits:

2016-2017 Archive
2015-2016 Archive
2014-2015 Archive
2013-2014 Archive
2012-2013 Archive
2011-2012 Archive
2010-2011 Archive
2006-2009 Archive

Living Ubuntu: The Youth Speak

April 13 - 21, 2015
Opening Reception:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 5 - 8 -p.m.

Living Ubuntu posterLiving Ubuntu: The Youth Speak is the 9th annual exhibit of Ubuntu Arts, which is an ongoing initiative of the Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy Program at Wheelock College. Through the process of creation and exhibition of individual and collaborative youth art, we aspire to be "part of the solution."

The yearly exhibits are curated from youth artwork that is submitted in response to a call for youth art and from submissions by each of our collaborating youth programs through the Ubuntu Arts Youth Project.

Each year we use the theme of the exhibit to ask our senior capstone students and groups of community-based youth to imagine solutions and to consider the concept of Ubuntu as they develop competencies and express their voices through a variety of artistic media.

The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public and the opening event includes light refreshments and youth performances.


4 Voices - Children's Book Illustrators

March 3 - April 2, 2015

Featuring works by:

Deborah Freedman
Kevin Hawkes
Grace Lin
Tyler Parker

Gallery Closed: March 7-15, 2015 (Wheelock's spring break)

This exhibition presents the works of acclaimed children's book illustrators Deborah Freeman, Kevin Hawkes, Grace Lin and Tyler Parker. The exhibition will show both finished and in process works and will highlight 4 creative and luminous visual interpretations of children's book literature.

Grace Lin Deborah Freedman
Kevin Hawkes

Tyler Parker

Blue chicken by Deborah Freedman
Kite flying by Grace Lin
Big eye by Kevin Hawes
Pirate ship by Tyler Parker


Puppet Showplace Theater: The 40th Anniversary Exhibit

January 28 - February 21, 2015

Puppet Showplace Theater performanceGallery Talk: February 11, 2015, noon - 1 p.m.
Reception: January 31, 2015, noon - 2 p.m.
Gallery Closed: February 14, 2015

This exhibition celebrates Puppet Showplace Theater's 40th anniversary by showcasing decades of work by the theater's resident and affiliated artists. Historic puppet characters made by founder Mary Churchill and master puppeteer Paul Vincent-Davis will be presented alongside the work of New England-based puppet companies who have made Puppet Showplace their home. The exhibit will also showcase innovative work by young and emerging artists. Visit www.puppetshowplace.org to learn more.

The exhibition will coincide with Wheelock Family Theatre's production of Pinocchio, featuring puppetry created in collaboration with Puppet Showplace Theater.


Student Show

Student show at Towne Art GalleryDecember 8 - 15, 2014

Gallery Open: 1-5 p.m.
Arts Performance Evening: Monday, December 15, 7 - 9 p.m.

The student show highlights the work of Wheelock Students who participate in our studio program. The exhibition will show a range of media that includes drawing, painting, ceramics, digital works and mixed media.


Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit

October 28 - November 22, 2014

Erica Licea-KaneWheelock College Visual Arts Faculty
Jean Howard
Gregory Gomez
Erica Licea-Kane
Daniel Owusu
Kyla Toomey

Guest Faculty
Christopher Abrams
John Burkett
Stephanie Young

Gallery Talk: November 19, 2014, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Gallery Closed: November 11, 2014

Greg GomezThis exhibition will highlight the work of Wheelock College's faculty in the Fine Arts Program. A mixture of technique and processes as well as approaches will show the breadth of the department.



Craig Stockwell and Julie Weiman

September 16 - October 18, 2014

Gallery Talk: October 8, 2014, 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Special Opening:
October 13, 2014, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. for Opening Our Doors Day, sponsored by The Fenway Alliance
Gallery Closed: October 11, 2014

Craig Stockwell artworkThis exhibition will highlight the work of Boston area painters Craig Stockwell and Julie Weiman and how they explore the nuances of abstraction, color and the juxtaposition of the two.


Julie Weiman ArtworkLearn More about the Artists:





Top left: Craig Stockwell, Sharpe Figure #2, oil on canvas, 2014, 76"x60"

Bottom right: Julie Weiman, Cowgirl, acrylic on panel, 2011, 24"x24"

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