Friday, November 30, 2012


Photo by Desi Smith of Gloucester Daily Times

Rocky Neck Art Colony (RNAC) members Marie Sweeney and Tom Nihan are hanging the 8th Annual Winter Show in the new RNAC Cultural Center on the Neck.  The fun starts tomorrow when the doors open at 11 AM.  On this same day - Saturday, December 1st - an artists reception will be held from 6 - 8 PM.  Everyone is welcome. 

A total of 58 artists are participating with 20 being juried members of the Rocky Neck Gallery.  Over 100 original artworks will be on display from paintings to photographs, from mixed media to printmaking, ceramics to jewelry and sculpture. 

This exhibit will be open until December 23rd.  The Cultural Center hours are Thursday to Sunday 11AM - 6PM.  And there is free parking.   Please visit us on 6 Wonson Street!  And enjoy a visual feast.

Thursday, November 29, 2012


The RNAC 8th Annual Winter Show opens the day after tomorrow!  And even more Rocky Neck Gallery artists are participating in the show.  This will be an exciting art event held for the first time at the new Cultural Center on Wonson Avenue on Rocky Neck.

Six more Rocky Neck Gallery artists will be showing their original artwork in printmaking, painting, jewelry and collage.  Artist Judith Bly will have her luscious beaded jewelry at the Cultural Center.  Printmaker Deborah Geurtze's popular intricate monotypes will be on display.  Marci Davis creates delightful mixed media collage.  Artist Fred Jillson does wonderful detailed drawings of his favorite subject - people.  Painter Mary McCarl will exhibit her colorful watercolors.  And finally artist Robert Viau will have his work in the show. 

Be sure to join us this Saturday, December 1st.  Doors open at 11 AM and there is plenty of free parking. 

Wednesday, November 28, 2012


Only three more days before the RNAC 8th Annual Winter Show opens and even more artists of Rocky Neck Gallery will be participating in this popular event.  Artist Deb Schradieck's detailed and colorful watercolors will be on display.  Painter Dina Gomery is exhibiting her rich landscapes done plein air.  Jewelry designer Deborah Way will have her original handcrafted jewelry in sterling silver, 14k gold and gems.  Susan Hershey's stunning wood fired pottery will be there along with Jayne Lacey's delightful and unique ceramic works.  

The fun starts this Saturday, December 1st at 11 AM.  There is plenty of parking on the Neck.  Please join us, be inspired and here you will find that special something among the distinctly original art on exhibit in the Rocky Neck Art Colony 8th Annual Winter Show 2012.

Monday, November 26, 2012


These Rocky Neck Gallery artists will be participating in the RNAC 8th Annual Winter Show 2012 opening this Saturday, December 1st.  Each artist will feature an original 2D artwork or a few 3D works in their chosen media.  Ruth Worrall and Cynthia Curtis will be exhibiting their stunning pottery.  Oil painter Phyllis Feld and watercolor artist Kathy Staab will be showing colorful paintings. David Piemonte's silver gelatin photograph is a must see.  Popular printmaker and painter Mary Rhinelander is participating in this exhibit. Silver and mixed media jeweler Katherine Bagley will have her original hand-crafted pieces on hand. And award winning photographers: Tom Robinson-Cox, Michael Oleksiw and Judy Robinson-Cox will also be exhibiting their work.  This is a wonderful opportunity to again see original artworks by these talented artists of Rocky Neck Gallery. 

Sunday, November 25, 2012


The RNAC Winter Show is happening soon.  This annual event features original works in painting, jewelry, ceramics, photography and prints along with essential gifts by the many talented artists of the Rocky Neck Art Colony.  For the first time ever the show will be held in the new Cultural Center at Rocky Neck on 6 Wonson Street.  The exhibit opens December 1st and runs until December 23.  This 8th annual exhibit kicks off with an opening reception on Saturday, December 1st from 6-8 PM.  Followed by more festive events: High Tea on Sunday 12/9 from 2-4 PM; Happy Hour on Saturday 12/15 from 3-5 PM; and a potluck party on the Winter Solstice, Friday 12/21 from 7-10 PM. 

For more details check out our link on Facebook.  Don't miss this must see show and all the merry events happening on Rocky Neck!