Sergei Isupov | The Road to Cummington

In-person artist talks At Project Art at 54 Main Street during the 2023 Hilltown Open Studio Tour



Join Ferrin Contemporary as it sponsors its Open House/ Talk & Tour Event at the Cummington Space:

In 2006, Sergei Isupov moved to Cummington, MA to establish Project Art with Leslie Ferrin, director of Ferrin Contemporary. Arriving in the USA in 1994 from Estonia, he lived in Kentucky, Virginia and now, for 17 years in Cummington. Isupov was joined by his wife, Kadri Pärnamets from Estonia in 2008. Their daughter Roosi, now 13, grew up at Project Art and is also creating artwork in the family’s shared studio. Sergei’s family who still live in Kyiv, Ukraine, are also producing artists.

Isupov’s reputation is international, both as a sculptor and teacher. He is highly sought after by students who seek him out from throughout the world to take workshops and participate in his performance-based fire sculptures. Isupov’s works are shown and collected in museums throughout the world. A recent mosaic 10′ high sculpture “Miss Comet” was produced in 2022 with shards donated by the community and is now on view permanently on Main Street in the newly designated Cummington Cultural District, the first awarded to a small, rural community by Mass Cultural Council.

This event is sponsored by Ferrin Contemporary.

For more information about HOST, visit the Hilltown Arts Alliance website.

Isupov’s ceramic sculptures on view in the gallery at Project Art trace his career with works made in studios throughout the world (Estonia, Hungary, and in the USA) and date from 1990 – present. 

Sergei Isupov will give a tour of Project Art and speak about his work each day, September 30 and October 1 at 1 pm

The talk will run for 45 minutes and is limited to 30 people each day at Project Art at 54 Main Street, Cummington.


September 30 Talk/Tour HERE


October 1 Talk/Tour HERE

Project Art Open House

During the Hilltown Open Studio Tour

Part of the Open House at Project Art

during the 2023 Hilltown Open Studio Tour

Ferrin Contemporary will open the doors of its 54 Main Street Showroom to the public.

Beginning September 30th, the long-time residents of Cummington will be open by appointment to interested collectors, arts professionals, ceramic artists, and art fans.

Stop by 54 Main Street in Cummington MA to meet Sergei Isupov and Kadri Parnamets and see their wonderful work.



Isupov’s ceramic sculptures on view in the gallery at Project Art trace his career with works made in studios throughout the world (Estonia, Hungary, and the USA) and date from 1990 – present.

Sergei Isupov is an Estonian-American sculptor internationally known for his highly detailed, narrative works. Isupov explores painterly figure-ground relationships, creating surreal sculptures with a complex artistic vocabulary that combines two- and three-dimensional narratives and animal/human hybrids. He works in ceramics using traditional hand-building and sculpting techniques to combine surface and form with narrative painting using colored stains highlighted with clear glaze.
Learn more about Sergei Isupov here.