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Cristina Córdova: Del balcón

Cristina Córdova: Del balcón

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: DEL BALCÓN
at FERRIN CONTEMPORARY
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA
Cristina Córdova, "Del balcón III" 2018, ceramic and steel, 33 x 28 x 13"

Cristina Córdova, “Del balcón III” 2018, ceramic and steel, 33 x 28 x 13″

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: DEL BALCÓN

solo exhibition of ceramic sculpture
JULY 28–SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

Preview: Thursday, JULY 26, 5-7pm
Artist Talk: Thursday AUGUST 2, 7pm

Cristina Córdova, "Del balcón" 2018 - installation at Ferrin Contemporary

Cristina Córdova, “Del balcón” 2018 – installation at Ferrin Contemporary

PREVIEW: DEL BALCÓN


THURSDAY, JULY 26, 5–7pm
Meet Cristina Cordova and the first view of her exhibition.

Click HERE to receive more information about available works.

ARTIST TALK


THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 7pm
Join us at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams for an artist talk about her work and life in the USA and Puerto Rico.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: JUNGLA CATALOG


A catalog of the recent exhibition at Alfred Ceramic Museum is now available for pre-order. This full-color, 36-page catalog includes an essay by Wayne Higby and photography by Brian Oglesbee. Shipping in August.  $15 + $6 shipping.

Click to purchase a catalog.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: JUNGLA


LAST WEEKEND Open through JULY 29
CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: JUNGLA is on view at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum.

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HOPS+POTS


JULY 28, 6–8:30pm
Join us in for a party celebrating local ceramic art and benefiting the Studio Potter journal.

The evening will showcase local ceramics, food, beverages, and music along the idyllic banks of the Westfield River.

at PROJECT ART, 54 Main, Cummington, MA

Click here to buy tickets now.

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY’S SUMMER GALLERY


JULY 28 & 29, 10am–5pm
The summer gallery at PROJECT ART in Cummington, MA will be open during the OPEN HOUSE and anytime by appointment. Selected works from Ferrin Contemporary’s current and upcoming projects.

PETER PINCUS (left) a recent work exploring his upcoming exhibition “Channeling Josiah Wedgwood” opening in November.

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PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE


JULY 28 & 29, 10am–5pm
Works by our resident artists, Sergei Isupov, Kadri Pärnamets (pictured left), Alexandra Jelleberg, and Paul Scott will be on view.

at PROJECT ART, 54 Main, Cummington, MA

Click here for more.

GROWLERFEST AT PROJECT ART


JULY 28 & 29, 10am–5pm
GrowlerFest was founded in 2015 by resident artist, Alexandra Jelleberg to connect artists to the craft beer movement by showcasing the ties between local food, craft beer, and ceramics. Working at Project Art with short-term resident and potter Brad Klem, this project has been presented in galleries and breweries in Portland, OR, Kansas City, MO, Pittsburgh, PA and here in Massachusetts.

Selected works from Growlerfest 2018 will be on view during the PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE.

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PROJECT ART IN CUMMINGTON, MA


Project Art supports and promotes local and international ceramic art and artists through artist residencies, studio rentals, events, and exhibitions.

Click here for more.

Can’t make it for the OPEN HOUSE? Let’s make arrangements for you to visit another time.

Click here to contact us.

Posted by AxelJ in Artist News, Blog, News
MIDSUMMER AT PROJECT ART 2018

MIDSUMMER AT PROJECT ART 2018

MIDSUMMER AT PROJECT ART
HOPS+POTS  July 28
PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE  July 28 & 29

HOPS+POTS


July 28, 6–8:30pm
Join us in for a party celebrating local ceramic art and benefiting the Studio Potter journal.

The evening will showcase local ceramics, food, beverages, and music along the idyllic banks of the Westfield River.

at PROJECT ART, 54 Main, Cummington, MA

Click here to buy tickets now.

PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE


July 28 & 29, 10am–5pm
Works by our resident artists, Sergei Isupov,Kadri Pärnamets, Alexandra Jelleberg, and Paul Scott (pictured left) will be on view.

at PROJECT ART, 54 Main, Cummington, MA

Click here for more.

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY’S SUMMER GALLERY


The gallery will be open during the OPEN HOUSE and anytime by appointment.

Selected works from Ferrin Contemporary’s current projects and recent exhibitions is on view at PROJECT ART, 54 Main, Cummington, MA

Click here for more.

GROWLERFEST AT PROJECT ART


GrowlerFest was founded in 2015 by resident artist, Alexandra Jelleberg to connect artists to the craft beer movement by showcasing the ties between local food, craft beer, and ceramics. Working at Project Art with short-term resident and potter Brad Klem, this project has been presented in galleries and breweries in Portland, OR, Kansas City, MO, Pittsburgh, PA and here in Massachusetts.

Selected works from Growlerfest 2018 will be on view during the PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE.

Click here for more.
Click to browse the shop.

SELECTIONS FROM PRIVATE COLLECTIONS


Ferrin Contemporary is proud to offer selected works from artist archives and private collections 1950–present. These works from the 80s and 90s are now available as collectors downsize and offer a unique opportunity to acquire, fill gaps, and begin collections.

Click to view.
Click to browse the shop.

AMERICAN STUDIO POTTERY


July 28 & 29
Selected works from private collections and artist archives are available for sale online and at the annual mid-summer open house, during the Hilltown6 annual pottery tour and our HOPS+POTS event.

Warren Mackenzie (shown at left), John Glick, Karen Karnes, Mathew Metz, Mark Pharis, Linda Sikora and Michael Simon

Click to view Estates & Collections.
Click to browse the shop.

HILLTOWN6 POTTERY TOUR


July 28 & 29, 10am-5pm
Celebrate the 12th Annual Pottery Tour & Sale
Visit studio potters in their natural habitats.
Beautiful summer back roads and lots of great pots (and food!).

Click here for more information and the map.

PROJECT ART
NESTLED IN THE HILLTOWNS


Located 3.5 hours from NYC and 2.5 from Boston — midway between the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley — at our renovated 8,000 square-foot mill building on the bank of the Westfield River. You are just as close to MASS MoCA, as Northampton, Mass., with nature out the window and on the doorstep.

Can’t make for the Open House? Give us a call and make an appointment.

Click here for more.

DIRECTIONS: SERGEI ISUPOV is on view at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA, through July 22. Click for more.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: Del balcón at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA. July 26–September 16. Click for more.

SERGEI ISUPOV is among the featured artists at 2018 MASTERS IN CRAFT at the Chautauqua Institute in New York. On view through Aug 20.
Click for more.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: JUNGLA is on view at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum through July 29. Click for more.

Posted by AxelJ in Artist News, Blog, News
MASTER WORKS from PRIVATE COLLECTIONS On View & Available Online

MASTER WORKS from PRIVATE COLLECTIONS On View & Available Online

MASTER WORKS from Private Collections ON VIEW & Available Online

Mark Pharis

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY: PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Ferrin Contemporary is proud to offer selected works from artist archives and private collections 1950–present. These works from the 80s and 90s are now available as collectors downsize and offer a unique opportunity to acquire, fill gaps, and begin collections.
Click to view. Click to browse the shop.

AMERICAN STUDIO POTTERY FROM PRIVATE COLLECTIONS


Selected works are available for sale online and at the annual mid-summer open house, July 28-29 during the Hilltown 6 annual pottery tour and our HOPS+POTS event.

Warren Mackenzie (shown at left)
Mathew Metz, Mark Pharis, Linda Sikora and Michael Simon

Click to browse.

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY ON ARTSY


Artsy features the world’s leading galleries, public and private collections, and artist estates, all in one place. Artsy is used by art lovers, museum-goers, patrons, collectors, students, and educators to discover, learn about, and collect art. You can find the best from Ferrin Contemporary there as well as on our website.

Click to browse Artsy. Click for our website.

Chris Antemann (shown at left)

MIDSUMMER & HOPS+POTS
July 28 & 29


Join us at Project Art for HOPS+POTS and midsummer OPEN HOUSE in Cummington.
Work by resident artists Sergei Isupov, Kadri Pärnamets, Alexandra Jelleberg, and Paul Scottwill be on view along with selected works from Ferrin Contemporary’s current projects and recent exhibitions during the July 28 & 29 OPEN HOUSE.

Click for more on Project Art OPEN HOUSE.
Click here for HOPS+POTS.

DIRECTIONS: SERGEI ISUPOV is on view at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA, through July 22. Click for more.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: Del balcón at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA. July 26–September 16. Preview: Thurs July 26, 5-7pm
Artist Talk: Thurs Aug 2, 7pm. Click for more.

SAVE THE DATE
Coming up in Cummington, MA, HOPS+POTS on July 28 and PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE on July 28 & 29. Click for more.

SERGEI ISUPOV is among the featured artists at 2018 MASTERS IN CRAFT at the Chautauqua Institute in New York. On view through Aug 20.
Click for more.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: JUNGLA is on view at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum through July 29. Click for more.

Posted by AxelJ in Artist News, Highlights, News
MARA SUPERIOR featured at Project Art during HOST

MARA SUPERIOR featured at Project Art during HOST

MARA SUPERIOR
featured at PROJECT ART during HOST
June 23 & 24, 2018

Join us at the

PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE

featuring MARA SUPERIOR

during HILLTOWN OPEN STUDIO TOUR (HOST)

June 23 & 24 throughout the hilltowns

MARA SUPERIOR


Ferrin Contemporary and Project Art will be featuring local artist Mara Superior during the first Hilltown Artist Open Studio Tour (HOST). Mara will be on hand to demonstrate her painting technique on porcelain relief platters during the two-day open house.

Click here for more about Mara Superior.

SMALL WORKS


Small works by Mara and other artists represented by Ferrin Contemporary are available in our Square Shop.

Click to browse.

ALSO ON VIEW AT PROJECT ART


Works by our resident artists, Sergei Isupov,Kadri Pärnamets, Alexandra Jelleberg, and Paul Scott will be on view along with selected works from Ferrin Contemporary’s current projects and recent exhibitions.

Click for more on Project Art.

HILLTOWN OPEN STUDIO TOUR


HOST is presented by the Hilltown Arts Alliance. This is the first year and it’s an ambitious one. 26 artists at 24 locations throughout the hilltowns, with a group show at the Cummington Community House Gallery. Visit working artists’ studios, many of which are located in unique architectural settings with beautiful gardens to explore.

Click here for more information and the map.

FOLLOW THE MAP 


MEANDER TIMELESS BACKROADS … Get a glimpse into both the creative process and physical work which make up the daily lives of these visionary artists who live amongst  mountain views, streams, and Western Mass rural splendor. Eight studios in Cummington include Beckie Kravetz, June Ferrin, Jeanne Johns, Frances Henry & Walter Korzec, Leni Fired, Judith Bowerman, and Larry Slezak.

Don’t miss studio potters Mark Shapiro in Worthington and Michael Melle in Plainfield.

Click for more on HOST TOUR MAP.

DIRECTIONS: SERGEI ISUPOV is on view at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA, through July 22. Click for more.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: Del balcón at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA. July 26–September 16. Click for more.

SAVE THE DATE
Coming up in Cummington, MA, HOPS+POTS on July 28 and PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE on July 28 & 29. Click for more.

SERGEI ISUPOV will be among the featured artists at 2018 MASTERS IN CRAFT at the Chautauqua Institute in New York. Opens June 24.
Click for more.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: JUNGLA is on view at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum through July 29. Click for more.

Posted by AxelJ in Artist News, Blog, News
Summer Events at Ferrin Contemporary & Project Art 2018

Summer Events at Ferrin Contemporary & Project Art 2018

Summer Events at Ferrin Contemporary & Project Art 2018

DIRECTIONS: SERGEI ISUPOV


on view through July 22
Ferrin Contemporary
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

Click for more.
Click to view more work by Sergei Isupov.

MARA SUPERIOR


Hilltown Open Studios Tour (HOST)
June 24–25

26 artists show their work in 24 locations in the Hillltowns of Western Mass.
Mara Superior is the featured artist at Project Art.

Click for more.
Click to view more work by Mara Superior.

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA: DEL BALCÓN


Thursday, July 26, 2018
Preview during DownStreet Art in North Adams
Cristina Cordóva’s solo exhibition, Del balcón
on view through September 16.

Click to view more work by Cristina Cordóva.

PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE


July 28–29, 2018
Open House at Project Art
52 Main Street, Cummington
Selected works from Ferrin Contemporary,
private collections, and current projects.

Click for more.

HILLTOWN6 POTTERY TOUR


July 28–29, 2018
Backroads, summertime, great pots.
Download the map and schedule.

Click for more.

HOPS + POTS


Sat, July 28, 2018, 6:00–8:30pm
Local Beer, Food, Pottery, Music
Benefit Party and Sale for Studio Potter
Project Art, 54 Main Street, Cummington, MA

Click for tickets.
Click for more about Studio Potter.

CURATED ART TOURS


Let us help you organize a group itinerary to visit the Berkshires and get behind the scenes with artists, curators – now scheduling fall 2018 and spring 2019 tours for museum and collector groups.

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FERRIN CONTEMPORARY
in Building 13 on the MASS MoCA Campus


Start or end your day at FERRIN CONTEMPORARY while you explore the world of MASS MoCA and Downtown North Adams for more local art, food, and, of course, beer.

Click for more.

Posted by AxelJ in Artist News, Blog, Highlights, News
ARTIST NEWS: SERGEI ISUPOV shows and workshops

ARTIST NEWS: SERGEI ISUPOV shows and workshops

FIGURE—GROUND:
Illustrated Sculpture Workshops with Sergei Isupov

TWO UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
April 8–14, 2018
and
September 23–29, 2018
both at Project Art, Cummington, MA

Join internationally acclaimed sculptor Sergei Isupov for a week-long intensive workshop exploring the sculpted form in clay, the painted surface, and development of a personal narrative.
Click for more.

ANIMAL KINGDOM

group show
March 7–April 21, 2018
opening reception: Saturday, March 10, 5–7pm
 
William Baczek Fine Arts
Northampton, MA

show features the work of 12 international artists and includes painting and sculpture

Click for more.
Click to view more work by Isupov.

DIRECTIONS

group show
May 5–July 22, 2018
Ferrin Contemporary
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

SERGEI ISUPOV
artist reception & demonstration

Saturday, May 5, 3-5 pm
In conjunction with ArtWeek in Massachusetts
April 27–May 6, 2018

Click for more.
Click to view more work by Isupov.

WORKSHOP IN ESTONIA

July 14–18, 2018
Studio Asuurkeraamika
Tallinn, Estonia

Studio Asuurkeraamika is a ceramics centre located in a medieval tower that once guarded Tallinn’s Old Town. There are five floors with studio, classroom, exhibition place, and gallery. All are linked by spiraling limestone staircases.

Information and registration form are available  on Project Art’s website. Click for more.

Sergei Isupov is represented by Ferrin Contemporary. Click to view work.

Posted by AxelJ in Artist News, Events, News
ARTIST NEWS: SERGEI ISUPOV  |  Fire Sculpture, Workshop, Exhibitions

ARTIST NEWS: SERGEI ISUPOV | Fire Sculpture, Workshop, Exhibitions

SELECTIONS FROM
HIDDEN MESSAGES 


Highlights from Sergei Isupov: Hidden Messages,  originally shown at Erie Art Museum, are now on view at Ferrin Contemporary, 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA. The exhibit includes one of Isupov’s larger-than-life figural sculptures with smaller works blown across a full wall of wind and shadows. Hidden Messages is available for exhibition at other galleries and museums.
Click to view more.
Click to inquire.

FIGURE—GROUND WORKSHOP


Illustrated Sculpture Workshop with Sergei Isupov
September 17–23, 2017
at Project Art, Cummington, MA
This week-long intensive workshop explores the sculpted form in clay, the painted surface, and development of a personal narrative. The workshop will combine hands-on demonstrations, one-on-one instruction, and lectures.
Click for more.
Click to register.


This towering sculpture was produced by Isupov in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center in Skælskør, Denmark, in July 2017.
Image courtesy Pricilla Mouritzen.
Click for more.


This group exhibition was produced during artist residencies at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark.
Presented at
Guldagergaard, Skælskør, Denmark
September 30—October 30, 2016
and at Officinesaffi, Milan, Italy
June 22–July 14, 2017
Click for more.
Click to view article in Architectural Digest.

SMALL WORKS BY SERGEI ISUPOV


Mugs, brooches, and other small objects are available through Ferrin Contemporary’s online shop.
Click for more.

Posted by AxelJ in Artist News, Blog, Events, News, Past events
Ceramics Monthly Spotlight: Taking Risks

Ceramics Monthly Spotlight: Taking Risks

Ceramics Monthly Spotlight: Taking Risks

Leslie Ferrin was interviewed by Ceramics Monthly on her long history of working with and supporting artists. She attributes her longevity to her willingness to take risks and change direction.

Click to view full article.

Posted by AxelJ in News, Press Coverage
2015 SUMMER EVENTS

2015 SUMMER EVENTS

 


 

SUNDAY JULY 19   |   CLAY IS HOT! GOOD BETTER BEST
Panel Discussion and Dinner in the Gallery

1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

3 pm | PANEL DISCUSSION

1315 MASS MoCA Way
FREE

Collecting ceramics from George Ohr to Ai Weiwei — join specialists Suzanne Perrault, David Rago, and Daniel Farrell for a panel discussion moderated by Leslie Ferrin about provenance, connoisseurship, and values in ceramics, pottery, and porcelain from 1900 to the present.

Guests will have a chance to view the exhibition, GLAZED & DIFFUSED, before the panel discussion and afterwards during a wine and cheese reception in the gallery.

6:30 pm | DISH+DINE

1315 MASS MoCA Way
$75. Space is limited.

Enjoy this dinner event in the gallery with collectors, artists, and the panelists. Gramercy Bistro, MASS MoCA’s in-house bistro, will serve modern fare made from locally-sourced food. Ceramic artist Michael McCarthy will provide the handmade dinnerware.

This event has sold out. Call 413-346-4004 to be added to the waiting list. Click here to let us know of your interest and we’ll let you know about other upcoming events and DISH + DINEs.


 

JULY 25 & 26   |   PROJECT ART OPEN HOUSE and SATURDAY LUNCH
Studio tours and open galleries

54 Main Street, Cummington, MA

Cummington-The-Loop-13

OPEN STUDIOS & GALLERIES

Saturday, July 25 10am -5 pm
Sunday, July 26, 12 pm-4 pm
FREE

ON VIEW IN THE GALLERIES:

Selections from current projects: GLAZED & DIFFUSED; Family Affair:Sergei Isupov, Kadri Pärnamets, and their daughter, Roosi; and Paul Scott’s 2015 American Scenery.

ON VIEW IN THE STUDIOS:

Finished pieces and works in progress by artists-in-residence, including Alexandra Jelleberg. Also work by June Ferrin and guest Elenor Wilson.

ARTIST DEMOS

SATURDAY LUNCH

Join us for conversation and lunch with artists and friends at Project Art.
Lunch, from The Olde Creamery, is $15. Reservation deadline is July 23. Please complete the Eventbrite form below.

CLICK HERE FOR LUNCH RESERVATIONS
Admission to the galleries and studios are free and do not require an RSVP.
These events are concurrent with the Hilltown 6 Pottery Tour. Click here for more information about the Hilltown 6 events.


 

AUGUST 8   |   STUDIO AND GALLERY VISIT
Raymon Elozua Studio and Jack Shainman Gallery

Mountain Dale and Kinderhook, NY

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Take a field trip to Raymon Elozua’s studio in Mountain Dale, NY, and tour of the El Anatsui exhibition at the Jack Shainman Gallery: The School in nearby Kinderhook.

Tour + lunch without transportation: $40 per person.
Tour + lunch with bus fare included: $75 per person.
Limited space. Registration deadline is August 1.

CLICK HERE FOR FIELD TRIP RESERVATIONS

 

JULY-SEPTEMBER    |   DOWNSTREET NORTH ADAMS

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Thursdays, July 30, August 27, and September 24, 6 to 8 pm
1315 MASS MoCA Way and throughout North Adams
FREE

Ferrin Contemporary and other DownStreet art venues and galleries, stores, and restaurants will extend their hours on the last Thursday of the summer months to celebrate the arts.

 

Posted by REBECCA WEINMAN in Events, Past events