EVENTS

Robert Gill Signing! Totally Awesome Hulk! Iceman!
Oct
28
10:00am10:00am

Robert Gill Signing! Totally Awesome Hulk! Iceman!

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Hot off the Weapons of Mutant Distruction crossover, local artist Robert Gill (Iceman, Totally Awesome Hulk, Batgirl, Valiant Comics) will be here to sign, sketch and chat with fans!

About Robert: 
Robert Gill is an illustrator based north of Boston whose comic work includes titles such as Batgirl from DC Comics, Book of Death and Eternal Warrior from Valiant, and Transformers from IDW. Having recently transitioned over to Marvel starting with Totally Awesome Hulk's Weapons of Mutant Destruction crossover event, he is now currently the series artist for Iceman

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Americana Revolution
Nov
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

Americana Revolution

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House of Roulx is proud to announce "Americana Revolution," our first ever group exhibit featuring some of the most celebrated and influential fine artists in the North East. Please join us and artists Cey Adams, Robert Mars, Jessica Brilli, Andrew Houle, Markus Sebastiano and John Joseph Hanright in our studio space at 430 Maple Street in Danvers, MA on Saturday, November 11th from 6pm to 9pm for the opening reception and artist meet and greet. Each artist will be in attendance showing multiple original works, exclusive pieces and limited print editions. Free and open to the public and press. Please RSVP at info@houseofroulx.com and follow us on all social media @houseofroulx for advanced looks and additional announcements.

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Pop-Up exhibition at the Tusinski Gallery
Oct
21
2:00pm 2:00pm

Pop-Up exhibition at the Tusinski Gallery

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POP-UP Reception for Andrew Houle

Announcing a new series of original works on display for a special pop-up exhibition at the Tusinski Gallery in downtown Rockport, MA. 

Please join us on Saturday Oct. 21st from 2pm-5pm for the opening reception. 
Open to the public with light refreshments served. 🍾🧀

Exhibition dates running from Sat Oct. 21st through Monday Oct. 30th. 
Tusinski Gallery
2 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966
978.546.2244
www.tusinskigallery.com

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The Underburbs Signing, featuring Speakeasy Donuts!
Oct
21
11:00am11:00am

The Underburbs Signing, featuring Speakeasy Donuts!

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Paper Asylum welcomes Joe Haley and T.J. Dort creators of the Underburbs! The new issue is out now and they will be signing copies and talking comics! Come on down and hang out!
We will also have our buddies from Speakeasy Donuts feeding your face!

About Joe and T.J. and The Underburbs:
Joe Haley and T.J. Dort are both graduates of Montserrat College of Art's illustration program, and have been self-publishing their all-ages book, The Underburbs, since 2006. The Underburbs follows the story of Angela Morgan, a 13-year-old girl who is home sick on Halloween night. A portal to the monster world of Underborough opens in her backyard, and from that portal emerges the Countess Winifred Pale. When Angela learns of Winifred's plans to conquer the human world by turning its people into monsters, she poses as Winifred's friend and volunteers to become a witch in order to stop her. She soon learns that foiling a world takeover is complicated, and being Winifred's friend is even more so.

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Woodman/Shimko Gallery presents O'Day
Aug
18
6:00pm 6:00pm

Woodman/Shimko Gallery presents O'Day

Woodman/Shimko Gallery presents

O'Day

Featuring a new body of oils by Adam O'Day, award-winning, expressionist painter. Zooming in and zooming out, the experience intensifies as it calms. Some aspects of humanity are vast and immeasurable; while others are more intimate and personal. One day a person walks down a dark road alone, reflecting on their experiences here. While other times that same person finds themselves dizzy, looking out over a vast expanse of overpopulation, overwhelmed by their interpretation of this chaotic world. Reflecting on our past lives and wondering about our futures, we ultimately feel hope.

You are warmly invited to join Adam at the reception.


Woodman/Shimko Gallery
398 Commercial Street, Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Reception: Friday, August 18th, 6-10 pm, Free and open to the public

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SCENE's Sunset HANG 2017
Aug
13
3:00pm 3:00pm

SCENE's Sunset HANG 2017

SALEM'S CHIPTUNE, ELECTRONICA & NOISE EXTRAVAGANZA

Our 7th event combining the skills of local vj's, dj's & live electronic musicians. The extravaganza’s purpose is: “to showcase talent right here in Salem, the North Shore & Boston. To give a stage for new music that might otherwise be overlooked by the mainstream.”

...2017 line-up....

SUN RAD aka J BAGIST [BOSTON] LIVE
A CAMPBELL PAYNE [BOSTON] LIVE
PANDACETAMOL [SCOTLAND] LIVE
EMOTION SYSTEM [TEXAS] LIVE
SAM MULLIGAN [BOSTON] LIVE

DJs
NOEL SNOW
ORLANDO BOOM
& RADIO SKOTVOID

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*Lights by Retonica
*LIVE Modular Visuals by C K
*Reinforced Bass by Leonwons Systems
 

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Ambient Night / SCENE Kick-Off!
Aug
11
9:00pm 9:00pm

Ambient Night / SCENE Kick-Off!

A PRE-CURSER TO THE BIG EVENT ALL DAY SUNDAY ON SALEM WILLOWS --- Friday brings together friends and family of the Salem electronic music scene with a dj night of ambient electronic music playing music from artists such as Brian Eno, Aphex Twin and chill vibes all in between. 

++We will have Chris K on live video synth from Shwwaaa creating other worldly shapes for your eyeballs. 

+++ a few guest ppearences from acts playing on Sunday such as Pandacetamol & Emotion System...come hang

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Beverly Comic Con 4 - Saturday, April 8th
Apr
8
10:00am10:00am

Beverly Comic Con 4 - Saturday, April 8th

Join us on Saturday, April 8th for the fourth annual Beverly Comic Con hosted at Porter Mill Studios!

Free to the public, family friendly and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.

Free admission with plenty of parking across the street at the garage. 
Doors open to the public at 10am.

Beverly Comic Con 4
Saturday, April 8th.
Studios at Porter Mill 10am-6pm
95 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA. 01915

Special Guests-
Robert Gill - DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Valiant Comics
Braden Lamb - Boom Studios, First Second Books
Shelli Paroline - Boom Studios, First Second Books

Live music -
DJ Noel Snow
DJ Radio Scotvoid
Qwill

Live art -
Michael Crockett

Magic Show -
The Impossible Ivan Demarjian

Artists and vendors -
Adam Miller, Andrew Houle, Dana Robinson, Daniel Kern, David J. Leblanc, Desmond Reed, Dirk Tiede, Do or Diecast, Don Mathias,  Eric Boeker, Finar Comics, Flying Saucer Pizza Company, Gregory Moutafis, House of Roulx, Jason Casey, Joe Haley & TJ Dort, Joshua Beckett, Josh Morrissette, KC Creations, Keith Gleason Mary Curtin, Montserrat College of Art, Paper Asylum Comics and Collectibles, Renee Mallett, Robbie Short, Ryan Santos, Ryan Valentine, Ryn Grant, Scarlett Shiloh, Standup Comix, Sunstone Audio Series Team, Tom Torrey, Tony Sedani, Whalom Painting & Woodcraft

…and possible a few more!

Please join us in welcoming this year's special guests! Local superstar artist Robert Gill (Valiant Comics, DC Comics) and our favorite dynamic duo, Shelli Paroline Lamb and Braden Lamb (Adventure Time, The Muppets) All three creatives will be live and in person signing and sketching for the masses at Beverly Comic Con 4!

Please join us in welcoming this year's special guests!

Local superstar artist Robert Gill (Valiant Comics, DC Comics) and our favorite dynamic duo, Shelli Paroline Lamb and Braden Lamb (Adventure Time, The Muppets)

All three creatives will be live and in person signing and sketching for the masses at Beverly Comic Con 4!

We're excited to start our rolling lineup of vendors & artists for this years Beverly Comic Con 4 & we couldn't be more excited to welcome back DJ Noel Snow. Noel will be spinning tunes throughout the day plus welcoming in some surprise guest sets to be announced as well!  #BeverlyComicCon #DJNoelSnow  📷 credit to John Andrews of Creative Salem — with Noel Snow at Studios at Porter Mill.

We're excited to start our rolling lineup of vendors & artists for this years Beverly Comic Con 4 & we couldn't be more excited to welcome back DJ Noel Snow.
Noel will be spinning tunes throughout the day plus welcoming in some surprise guest sets to be announced as well! 
#BeverlyComicCon #DJNoelSnow 
đź“· credit to John Andrews of Creative Salem — with Noel Snow at Studios at Porter Mill.

Magician Ivan Demarjian will perform feats that both amaze and astound! Live magic at Beverly Comic Con 4 (no really). Show times to be announced. #MasterOfTheMysticArts #DrStrangeWho

Magician Ivan Demarjian will perform feats that both amaze and astound! Live magic at Beverly Comic Con 4 (no really). Show times to be announced. #MasterOfTheMysticArts #DrStrangeWho

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Porter Mill Open Studios this Saturday!!
Nov
19
11:00am11:00am

Porter Mill Open Studios this Saturday!!

This Saturday is Open Studios at Porter Mills! I'll be releasing some brand new prints of recent paintings for the first time (Beacon Marina, The Paint Factory & Steve's Quality Market) along with fresh copies of Chroma 1-4. Tons of great vendors setting up, live music, food and more. Come on out and start your holiday season by shopping local. #BevArts #OpenStudios#BeverlyMA

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Ticketed Preview Reception
Nov
18
6:00pm 6:00pm

Ticketed Preview Reception

Montserrat College of Art is hosting its newest community-building, fundraising event, the Montserrat ART Sale! This is a chance to buy original art created by students, alumni and established artists while also helping support the next generation of Montserrat artists!

50% of the sale proceeds raised goes directly to participating artists. The other 50% will fund student scholarships, programs, exhibitions and other creative initiatives. You get the art, they get the education! Choose from hundreds of works by the Montserrat community and artist friends. #MontserrARTsale

Ticketed Preview Reception: Fri, Nov. 18, 6-9pm >> Learn more + Reserve Tickets @ montserrat.edu/art-sale
Free/Open to the Public: Sat, Nov. 19 1-7pm + Sun, Nov. 20, 1-5pm
For more info, visit montserrat.edu/art-sale or call 978.867.9620

You get the art, they get the education! Choose from hundreds of works by the Montserrat Community and artist friends.

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"We Need a Hero" Opening Reception: Saturday, October 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Oct
20
to Nov 20

"We Need a Hero" Opening Reception: Saturday, October 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

"We Need a Hero" features some amazing artists that we know very well ;) and a few we're hoping to get to know better. Go support these amazing artists: Kurt Ankeny * Michael Crockett * Mark Hoffmann * Andrew Houle * David Leblanc * Sean Randolph * Jess Semeraro

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Closing Reception and Book Signings- Chroma + SEVEN (Reunion)
Sep
8
5:00pm 5:00pm

Closing Reception and Book Signings- Chroma + SEVEN (Reunion)

The fun isn't over yet! You have another chance to celebrate CHROMA Volumes I-IV and SEVEN's comprehensive catalog! Check out the exhibitions before they close. You don't want to miss this!!

From the pages of "Chroma," an art annual created by three Montserrat alum, a commitment was formed to showcase emerging and established artists in a vibrant and varied publication. With each volume filling a need to define the creative community in New England and giving a voice to the artists residing here. 

While the co-founders (Andrew Houle 00', John Cardinal 99' & Michael Crockett 97') shared overlapping years attending Montserrat, a passion for illustration, comic book culture and painting formed a bond that would later bring them to form Tryptic Press and later publish "Chroma" vl1. 

Now together releasing "Chroma" vl3 & vl4 a thriving and supportive collective of artists has formed. Creating an uncommon home within the "Chroma Family", bridging abstract painters, fashion photography, comic book illustrators, community based art programs, printmakers, sound-makers and even robot-makers. 

With this 50 person group exhibition all points come together in some cases meeting for the very first time in person and on the walls, combining all four current volumes of artists. Creating new collaborations, new relationships, new directions for what has always been right in our own backyard; a New England Art Awakening. 

www.trypticpress.com
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SEVEN began in 2012 as an experimental idea to activate our main exhibition space over the sleepy summer. We ended up loving the initial exhibition’s process and the resulting works so much that we repeated the concept in 2013 and 2015 with different artists. Montserrat is collaborating with Triptych Press to create a commemorative book project in honor of the artists who participated not only to document the works they created, but to continue to share the experience with our audiences.

This exhibition will feature a small work by each of the 21 artists who have participated over the years. They are: Zsuzsanna Szegedi, Dana Woulfe, Eben Kling'09, Jim Falck, Raul Gonzalez III, Barbara Moody, Norman Laliberté, Andy Bablo’07, Percy Fortini-Wright, Alexa Guarigli, Allison Cole, John C. Gonzalez, Autum Ahn, David Teng-Olsen, Mark Hoffmann, Kenji Nakiyama, August Ventimiglia, Christopher Mir, Samantha Fields, Nadia Wescott, and Adam Miller’00

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Jul
30
5:30pm 5:30pm

Seven: A Performative Drawing Project Reunion & Book Launch!

SEVEN began in 2012 as an experimental idea to activate our main exhibition space over the sleepy summer. We ended up loving the initial exhibition’s process and the resulting works so much that we repeated the concept in 2013 and 2015 with different artists. Montserrat is collaborating with Tryptic Press to create a commemorative book project in honor of the artists who participated not only to document the works they created, but to continue to share the experience with our audiences.

This exhibition will feature a small work by each of the 21 artists who have participated over the years. They are: Zsuzsanna Szegedi, Dana Woulfe, Eben Kling’09, Jim Falck, Raul Gonzalez III, Barbara Moody, Norman Laliberté, Andy Bablo’07, Percy Fortini-Wright, Alexa Guarigli, Allison Cole, John C. Gonzalez, Autum Ahn, David Teng-Olsen, Mark Hoffmann, Kenji Nakiyama, August Ventimiglia, Christopher Mir, Samantha Fields, Nadia Wescott, and Adam Miller’00

SEVEN the Reunion will be on view in the Carol Schlosberg Gallery from July 30-September 10, with a reception and book signing event on Saturday, July 30 from 5:30-8:00PM

A huge thank you to Tryptic Press for the design and production of the book.

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Jul
30
5:30pm 5:30pm

Chroma - A New England Art Awakening - Reception and Book Signing

From the pages of "Chroma," an art annual created by three Montserrat alum, a commitment was formed to showcase emerging and established artists in a vibrant and varied publication. With each volume filling a need to define the creative community in New England and giving a voice to the artists residing here. 

While the co-founders (Andrew Houle 00', John Cardinal 99' & Michael Crockett 97') shared overlapping years attending Montserrat, a passion for illustration, comic book culture and painting formed a bond that would later bring them to form Tryptic Press and later publish "Chroma" vl1. 

Now together releasing "Chroma" vl3 & vl4 a thriving and supportive collective of artists has formed. Creating an uncommon home within the "Chroma Family", bridging abstract painters, fashion photography, comic book illustrators, community based art programs, printmakers, sound-makers and even robot-makers. 

With this 50 person group exhibition all points come together in some cases meeting for the very first time in person and on the walls, combining all four current volumes of artists. Creating new collaborations, new relationships, new directions for what has always been right in our own backyard; a New England Art Awakening. 

Reception will be July 30th 5:30-8pm

DJ Noel Snow will be on turntables!

Show runs July 30th - Sept 25th

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Beverly Comic Con 3!!!
Apr
2
10:00am10:00am

Beverly Comic Con 3!!!

Beverly Comic Con 3!!! 

Join us on Saturday, April 2nd for the third annual Beverly Comic Con hosted at Porter Mill Studios!

Free to the public and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.

Live music, art, and magic!

Special guests include DJ7L & MC Esoteric of CZARFACE, Robert Gill of Batgirl, Transformers, XO-Manowar, Andrew MacLean of Head Lopper & Apocalyptigirl, and SCARECROWOVEN of MTV, Mondo and Lion Forge Comics.

Plenty of parking across the street & super kid friendly.
Free admission
Doors open at 10am
Brought to you by Tryptic Press and States of Terror Vol. 2

Beverly Comic Con 3
Saturday, April 2nd.
Studios at Porter Mill 10am-6pm
95 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA. 01915

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LIVE! METAL ENGRAVING with HAIG DEMARJIAN
Sep
13
12:00pm12:00pm

LIVE! METAL ENGRAVING with HAIG DEMARJIAN

SURPRISE! This Sunday in Gloucester...
LIVE! METAL ENGRAVING with HAIG DEMARJIAN

The uniquely elegant and expressive medium of ENGRAVING grows out of one of humankind’s most basic impulses: the desire to incise marks into a hard surface by forcing another, harder material against it. 

On Sunday September 13 from Noon to 3 o’clock, visitors to The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck Art Colony will have the opportunity to see this idiosyncratic process in action as Haig Demarjian, Professor of Art + Design at Salem State University, works directly on metal plates with tools and methods that have changed little from the time of Albrecht Durer. 

This presentation is part of the group exhibition "North Shore Prints" which is in its final week. IF you haven't yet seen the show, this is a great chance to see stunning work by accomplished printmakers including all-time favorites like Don Gorvett, Ben Gross, Dennis Flavin, Jeff Weaver, Mary Rhinelander and many more...

The Cultural Center, Rocky Neck Art Colony, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

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The "CHROMA 2" Group Show
Sep
12
6:00am 6:00am

The "CHROMA 2" Group Show

Visionspace Gallery and Tryptic Press present "The CHROMA 2" Group Show. 

Come celebrate the emerging work of this dynamic and diverse group of New England artists, each representing unique perspectives in their selected artistic disciplines.

Featuring the creative talents of:
Amanda Beard
Andrew MacLean
Bob Packert
Jillian Locke
Jim Forrest
Eyeformation Ef
Tom Torrey
Haig Demarjian
Elizabeth Siegel
David J. Leblanc
Tryptic Press

Artist reception Saturday September 12th
6pm-9pm
visionspace gallery
16 City Hall Plaza
Lynn, MA

Cash bar
Beats by DJ Noel Snow
Light fare and refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by Sam Adams

https://www.facebook.com/VisionspaceGallery

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