Eclipse Annual Show opening at Eclipse Mill Gallery, Friday Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m.
Curated by BD Handspicker
Artists: Resident Artists of the Eclipse Mill
Eclipse Mill Gallery
243 Union Street
North Adams, MA 01247
October 8 through November 7, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, October 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- The Eclipse Mill Gallery at 243 Union Street in North Adams, MA will present "Eclipse Annual 2010" from October 8 through November 7. This yearly month-long exhibition will present a survey of recent works by artists of the Eclipse Mill, a former textile factory that is now home to more than 40 painters, illustrators, designers, sculptors, weavers, writers, musicians, dancers, and other artists. The show will open with a reception on Friday, October 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Eclipse Annual is designed to coincide with North Adams Open Studios, a city-wide art event held in mid-October each year. This year 22 artists in the Eclipse Mill will participate in Open Studios, opening their studio lofts to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17. Members of the public can survey artworks in the Eclipse Annual group exhibition in the Eclipse Mill Gallery on the first floor, then proceed to visit individual lofts to meet the artists and see more of their works. Maps will be provided to help visitors navigate the four-story building, which is fully handicapped-accessible.
The Eclipse Annual 2010 will include works by Astrid Hiemer, BD Handspicker, Bill Guild, Beth Davis, Roy Volkmann, Charles Giuliano, David Lane, Dawn Guild, Dawn Nelson, Ed Carson, Erin Ko, Julie Seitel, Lane Koster, Liz Cunningham, Marjorie Minkin, Michelle Jensen, Paula Orlando, Phil and Gail Sellers, Rick Harlow, Robert Rendo, Rodney Wilkinson, and Sharon Carson.
Gallery Hours and Location
The Eclipse Mill Gallery is at 243 Union Street in North Adams, just a half mile east of MASS MoCA on Route 2. The gallery is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and by appointment. During Open Studios, on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18, the gallery will extend its hours to 10:00 to 6:00. Additional information may be found at www.eclipsemillgallery.com<http://www.eclipsemillgallery.com/>.
About the Eclipse Mill Gallery:
The artist-run Eclipse Mill Gallery features works by residents of the Eclipse Mill as well as other area and regional artists. The gallery is on the first floor of the Eclipse Mill Artist Lofts building, a former textile factory renovated in 2002-2005 to provide live/work spaces for artists in 40 lofts on four floors. The Eclipse community includes painters, writers, photographers, sculptors, illustrators, filmmakers, potters, weavers, musicians, and designers. Also located within the mill are River Hill Pottery, Brill Gallery, and G.J. Askins Bookseller. The building is fully handicapped-accessible.