Monday, April 11, 2011

Diane Wright and Vivika DeNegre Juried into “For the Birds” (Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA)

DeNegre_QuailFamilyConnecticut artists Diane Wright and Vivika Hansen DeNegre will have work on display at the Brush Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts from May 7 through June 18, 2011. 

This juried exhibition is part of the Brush Gallery's Art of Nature Exhibition Series and will be a mix of paintings, collage, fiber, photography, drawings and sculpture. It will be hung in time for the Brush's popular annual fundraiser on May 7th.

FOR THE BIRDS is a collaboration between the Brush Gallery and the Massachusetts Audubon Society to focus attention on birds and their habitats and to raise funds for the volunteers who care for injured birds until they are able to be returned to the wild. http://www.thebrush.org/exhibitions.htm

Wright_RedwingChorus

The show runs May 7 - June 18, 2011
Artists’ Reception: Saturday May 14, 2011 from 2 – 4 PM

Educational Programming:
The following talks and lectures are being planned in conjunction with the exhibition; more details will be posted when available:

  • Bird Watching Walk with the Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust,Saturday, May 14, 7 - 9 am. You’ll explore the Lowell Cemetery and the Concord River Greenway Park. Meet at the Lowell Cemetery entrance off Lawrence St. and bring binoculars. Please RSVP to jcalvin@lowelllandtrust.org so we have an accurate count! 
  • Presentation by Massachusetts Audubon Society of live, wild native birds from Drumlin Farm, Sunday, June 5, noon to 2 pm.
  • Bird rehabilitation presentation and slide show by Wildlife Rehabilitators Association of America, Sunday, June 5, 2 - 4 pm.
  • Making Birdhouses, date TBA

(Images: upper right “Quail Family” by Vivika DeNegre; lower left: “Redwing Chorus: Ode to Charley Harper” by Diane Wright)