Work by Professor Claudia Widdiss was exhibited at the Governor John Langdon House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire from June 5 to September 6, 2015. The exhibition Sculpted Spaces, Historic Places displayed contemporary sculptures crafted by New England artists within the historic grounds.
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The album has received numerous positive reviews, while the title cut “It’s Always You”, rose to the top 40 on the FMQB Adult Contemporary national airplay charts from May through June 2015.
“June masterfully recreates the soft, lyrical, very intimate singing style of Baker. Her pure, beautiful voice with expressive intonations envelops the listener and immerses one in an imaginary jazz club atmosphere…”
-Leonid Auskern JazzQuad.ru Magazine, Russia
“Cool and still full of emotion – just like Chet Baker.”
-Hans-Bernd Kittlaus Jazz Podium Magazine, Germany
Created by Professor June Bisantz, Nature & the City is a series of seven altered street signs that connect Downtown Pittsfield’s urban life in to the spectacular natural environment of the Berkshire Hills, which exists right outside the city. Each sign refers to specific local or regional wildlife accompanied by aspirational words. The signs are installed on North Street, Renne Avenue and at the Dunham Mall/City Hall, and will be on view in public space through April 2016.
See her website http://www.afarin-rahmanifar.net/ for more information and for more of her work.
Reception: Friday, September 11, 2015 from 6-8 pm at the UCONN Avery Point campus, Groton, CT.
Open to the public: Sept. 11th – Oct. 24th 2015 at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art
Gallery Hours: Wed. – Sun. 12-4 pm
His sculpture, Frenetic Composure, was chosen by designer Thom Filicia for his room in the Kips Bay Decorator Show House, “the spring rite at which designers prove their mettle.” The exhibition is on display at the Arthur Sachs Mansion in New York City. The show benefits the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club.
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