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Lynn Puckett paints a still life of a cupcake Sunday at the Portsmouth Arts Guild. “When I retired I just thought I’d forget the business world and now I’m trying to be an artist,” she said. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth Arts Guild hosts drop-in sessions

Portsmouth Arts Guild hosts drop-in sessions

PORTSMOUTH — Jackie Johnson teaches piano, but she’s always had a thing for painting, which she came back to about three or four years ago. “I was painting on and off ever since I was a kid, but when my own kids were growing up I couldn’t do it,” said Ms. Johnson as she worked


‘Cats and Dogs’

The Bristol Art Museum presents a juried exhibit, “Cats and Dogs,” in the lower gallery at the library. Featured artists are glass artist John Volpacchio and Hiroko Shikashio, watercolor and Nancy Zametkin LaPolla, oil paintings, main floor; and Ted Hall, mixed media and graphite works, third floor. “Irving,” (pictured), a photograph by Marc Jaffe, received


New exhibit at Bristol Art Museum

“Objects for Work, Objects for Play and Objects to Cherish” includes fine art jewelry by Kelly Jean Conroy, interdisciplinary works by Candis Dixon, “Sharpens” pencils by Dalton Ghetti, painting by Dan Golden, miniature sugar carvings by Judith G. Klausner (shown, a sugar carving in an Oreo), photography by Dan McManus and drawing by David Shapleigh. WHERE: Bristol

“What Goes Around,” a sculpture by Jerold Ehrlich.  His work is constructed from the detritus of construction sites.

Bristol Art Museum to hold first exhibit in its new home

“Fleeting Perspectives & Expanding Boundaries” features three artists. The Bristol Art Museum presents “Fleeting Perspectives & Expanding Boundaries,” the first exhibit in its new home, from Feb. 28 to April 13. On view in the Livingston Gallery is work by sculptor Jerold Ehrlich and painter/printmaker Michael Rich. In the Brick Gallery is interdisciplinary work by


Gallery at Habonim featuring ‘plein air’ art

The January/February show in the Gallery at Temple Habonim features 36 works by 21 artists, all members of the summer LLC (Lifelong Learning Collaborative) plein air class. The show will open with a wine and cheese reception on Sunday, January 5 and will continue through February 27. WHERE: The Gallery at Temple Habonim, 165 New Meadow