Thursday, December 20, 2012


Please join us this Friday, December 21st, for the RNAC 8th Annual Winter Show celebration of the Winter Solstice.  The party is a potluck dinner at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, from 7 - 10 PM.  Bring a beverage or food to share.  And while there see the superb show of original art work by 56 members of the Rocky Neck Art Colony.  This is the fourth and final party before the exhibit closes on Sunday, December 23rd.

Both floors of the Cultural Center feature paintings, ceramics, prints, jewelry, photographs and one of a kind gifts.  Plus there is plenty of free parking.  Come join us and celebrate the magic of this holiday season with friends, food and art!

Thursday, December 13, 2012


Cynthia Curtis Pottery announces:
Winter Pottery Classes

Now accepting registrations for the next session:

January 7 – March 9, 2013

 All levels of experience
Beginners always welcome! 
 Wheel-throwing ~ Handbuilding ~ Glazing
Private lessons ~ Independent Study Program 
Retail Gallery

Monday Adult class: 9:00 - 12:00 pm
Monday Kids' class: 3:30 - 5:00 pm (No class 2/18)
Wednesday Adult class: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday Adult class: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday Adult class: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday Adult class:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Register: 978.546.6186

9-week Adult Classes: $360
Kids’ Classes: $275

Gift Certificates Available for the Holidays!
Cynthia Curtis Pottery
80 Pigeon Hill Street, Rockport, MA  01966

Monday, December 10, 2012


L-R: Susanne Audette and Brenda Malloy
High Tea Delights

Last Sunday afternoon, December 9th,  RNAC hosted High Tea at the 8th Annual Winter Art Show and Sale at the Cultural Center.  This is the second event to entice art lovers and holiday shoppers to see the exhibit while enjoying a hot cup of tea and some tasty sweets.  Gloucester's Pleasant Street Tea Company sponsored the event under the organization of RNAC members: Susanne Audette and Brenda Malloy.

Winter Show display

Next Saturday, 12/15, please join us at the Cultural Center on 6 Wonson Street for Happy Hour!  See this exciting show while enjoying a libation from 3-5 PM.  Here are some photographs from the exhibit showing the rich variety of original artworks on display here.

Friday, December 7, 2012


Brace Cove
18 x 24 framed
Rocky Neck Gallery artists Tom and Judy Robinson-Cox continue to make news with their outstanding work.  Tom, an award winning photographer, will exhibit these two photographs: Brace Cove and Cripple Cove in the Rockport Art Association Winter Show of Photography 2012.  The show starts today with an artists' reception tonight from 6 - 8 PM.  This event is open to the public.

Cripple Cove
12 x 16 framed

Judy, also an award winning photographer, is the featured artist at Neiman Marcus Natick from Thursday December 6th - Saturday, 8th, 2012.  A reception will take place tomorrow, Saturday, from 3-5 PM at the First Floor InCircle Lounge.  Stop by and meet the artist!   And also sample sips & savories from The Verve of the Crown Plaza Hotel, a new experience in metrowest Boston hotel and dining scene.

Hydrangea Sea
 If you miss these two events you can catch their new show - Take Two: Photographs by Tom & Judy Robinson-Cox at the Cloisters Gallery, St. Andrews Church, 135 Lafayette Street in Marblehead, MA.  This show runs from December 2nd to January 3rd, 2013.  To take from a write-up on the show: "This exhibit features Tom and Judy's individual styles and also, side by side comparisons, their different viewpoints when photographing the same subject matter."

Thursday, December 6, 2012


RNAC 8th Annual Winter Show opened last Saturday, December 1st.  An artists' reception was held  that evening to a packed crowd of artists, friends and fans.  The fun continues this weekend with the Cultural Center, at 6 Wonson Street, open Thursday to Sunday, 11 AM - 6 PM. 

On Sunday, December 9th, RNAC invites you to the Winter Show High Tea from 2 - 4 PM. 

Pleasant Street Tea Company, of Gloucester will sponsor the event; providing delicious teas to savor while viewing the exhibit.  No matter what the weather: a hot cup of tea on a Sunday afternoon is a good thing.

Please join us and see the original, unique art created by the artists of Rocky Neck Art Colony.  The exhibit and sale features painting, pottery, jewelry, photography, prints and other distinctive works that would be a perfect gift this holiday season. 

A special thank you to Tom Robinson-Cox for providing these photos of the artists' reception.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012


Cynthia Curtis invites you to her 7th Holiday Student and Studio Potter Show and Sale during the Christmas in Rockport Gallery Stroll this coming weekend Saturday and Sunday, December 8th - 9th, from 10AM – 4PM.

The peaceful pottery studio has been open to nearly 1000 students over the past 14 years.  Many of the emerging artists from the studio, as well as their talented, experienced teachers, will exhibit original ceramics with fresh approaches to functional pottery, at prices all will appreciate!

Student and faculty pieces will be displayed for the weekend in the festively transformed pottery studio while my work will be shown in my cozy, wood stove-warmed gallery—an inviting place to shop for the holidays and connect with new and familiar friends over a cup of hot cider.

Be sure to attend an artists' reception on Saturday, 12/8, from 4 - 7PM.  Meet the artists; pick up a holiday gift while enjoying an appetizer and glass of wine.

Profits go to the Cynthia Curtis Pottery Scholarship Fund.  The gallery will also be open throughout the holidays.  Private lessons and weekly classes are offered year round.  The next session begins January 7th.  For more information contact Cynthia at 978-546-6186 or

Free admission, refreshments and plenty of parking is available.  All are welcome!

Cynthia Curtis Pottery
80 Pigeon Hill St.
Rockport, MA 01966