Winter White at Co|So

By admin on December 21, 2017

A New England holiday season feels incomplete without snow. Despite the warm weather in Boston, many of the pieces in Holiday Small Works 2017 depict winter wonderlands, frigid frosts, and blustery blizzards. These wintery scenes are sure to evoke feelings of comfort and good cheer, just in time for the holidays. Patrick Anderson, Crossing Beacon, […]


Artist Demos for the Holidays

By admin on December 14, 2017

This December, artist members Joe Smith and Maureen Vezina held artist demonstrations just in time for the holiday season. Joe and Maureen explained the techniques and tools they use for their respective mediums, and stations were set up for them to demonstrate their processes.    Joe Smith creates an original scratchboard for his artist demonstration […]


Kristin Stashenko Instagram Takeover

By admin on December 7, 2017

Last week we launched our first social media takeover with the help of artist member Kristin Stashenko. For one day, Kristin Stashenko operated the Copley Society of Art’s Instagram account, @cosogallery, with behind-the-scenes looks at her solo exhibition, “Spaces.” Kristin Stashenko’s caption: “This is a photo reference for my painting Between. There’s something about fire […]


Trinkets, Toys, and Trains in Holiday Small Works 2017

By admin on November 30, 2017

The gift-giving season is upon us! During this time of year, tiny toys, exciting games, and knickknacks are popular gift choices for children or the young at heart. In our annual exhibition “Holiday Small Works,” many artists feature these little treasures and capture their ability to inspire childlike wonderment and awe. Richard Field, CA, Slow […]


Holiday Small Works 2017 Sets Sail

By admin on November 16, 2017

Our annual exhibition, Holiday Small Works, premiered last week just in time for the holiday season! Our artist members have submitted hundreds of pieces, several of which quintessentially capture the holiday spirit. Additionally, you will find many seascapes and marine-themed artwork on display in the exhibition. This week, we are going to dive into some […]


Portraits Galore

By admin on November 3, 2017

With “Portraits in the Now” coming to a close, we are looking back at all of the portrait demonstrations that took place in October. Each weekend, some of the artists featured in “Portraits in the Now” came to the gallery to show the public how they create their portrait art. The first portrait demonstration in […]


Kristin Stashenko’s Comforting Interiors

By admin on October 26, 2017

Indoor spaces are places where people seek comfort, warmth, and solitude. Kristin Stashenko’s solo exhibition, “Spaces,” explores how interior spaces reflect one’s continuous search for well-being. As an escape from the outside world, Kristin Stashenko’s interiors provide solace with their radiant, welcoming atmospheres. Kristin Stashenko, Mirror Image. Acrylic, 30 x 40.” In creating her paintings […]


Tribute to Childe Hassam

By admin on October 19, 2017

This week we are paying homage to renowned American impressionist painter, Childe Hassam, who was born on October 17th, 1859. As one of the artists who propelled impressionism into American consciousness, Hassam’s artwork continues to be treasured by collectors, artists, and museums today. Childe Hassam, Grand Prix Day, 1887. Oil on canvas. 61.28 x 78.74 […]


Modern Portraits

By admin on October 12, 2017

“Portraits in the Now” is our newest exhibition in the Upper Gallery! Through media such as charcoal, graphite, photography, and oil, this exhibition features a wide range of portraits by our artist members. Notably, many artists interpreted “in the now” differently—some chose a portrait image in a modernist style, while others created a portrait that […]


A Closer Look at Laureen Hylka’s Cape Ann Residency

By admin on October 6, 2017

Each year, an artist member at the Copley Society of Art is chosen to be the artist-in-residence at Cape Ann. Established by the Charles Family Foundation in 2014, in collaboration with the Cape Ann Museum and the Copley Society of Art, the residency gives Copley artists the opportunity to have a month-long stay on the […]