Even though Mother Nature has decided to delay Spring this year, the Belleville Art Association is in "full bloom" with new events and a beautiful new show hanging at the gallery. Julie Eckert provides a peek at the gallery installation and events. Thank you, Julie, for the wonderful photos and report!: What an exciting week it has been for the BAA! First of all, the [...]
Nancy Sherk with BAA exhibition at the Stirling Library Gallery.
On Thurs., Oct. 16, the BAA Gallery hosted a joint opening reception with the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County. This annual partnership features paintings by BAA members which are interpretations of historical images from the Archives' collection. Beautiful panels, prepared by the Archive, are displayed with the paintings. The panels present the historical context of the photos, along with an image of the painting and the artist's statement. This show [...]
The gallery was bursting with art-lovers tonight for our Anniversary Party to celebrate 10 years as a gallery at 392 Front Street, and to launch our 4th annual One X One Show and Sale. Surprise "Gift" bags were available for $5 each, with many delighted supporters taking home a special anniversary gift donated by BAA members. Over 100 paintings are for sale: all are [...]
It was a great opening reception at the John Parrott Gallery May 1st. If you get a chance check it out ...the artwork is high caliber and very impressive. Quite a few of our BAA members artwork selected too..... we should be proud.... Julie Eckert. Many thanks to Julie Eckert for text and Photos.
Jan Coombs led a workshop at the John Parrott Art Gallery on Feb. 25, focusing on using collage to revive a painting that has got the artist blocked. Photos of happy participants hard at work indicate that many roadblocks were successfully overcome. Thank you, Jan. (Photos by Jan Coombs)