Happy Holidays from Co|So

By Paige Roehrig on December 20, 2018

Co|So is currently full of Holiday spirit! From the wreaths hanging in the entrance of the gallery to the Christmas lights outside, to a collection of festive works, coming to Co|So will have you feeling bright and cheery in no time. There are still a few days left to see our Holiday Small Works show […]


5 Quick Questions: Maureen Vezina

By Paige Roehrig on December 13, 2018

This week in our series, 5 Quick Questions, we’re getting to know painter Maureen Vezina! In this blog, we learn about the mediums she’s explored, what inspires her artwork and her curiosity involving John Singer Sargent’s work. Maureen Vezina, Engagement with Nature, oil on panel, 17.5” x 14.5” Question 1: When did you decide that […]


Co|So’s Winter Wonderland

By Paige Roehrig on December 6, 2018

What’s a New England December without flurries? As we move further in to December the expectation of snow becomes greater. Co|So’s Holiday Small Works show has many wintery artworks to help you get your fix of snow, despite the warm weather. From white Christmases to snowy sunsets in the marsh, the artists of Co|So are […]


Five Quick Questions: Joe Reardon

By Paige Roehrig on November 29, 2018

This week in our series, 5 Quick Questions, we’re getting to know photographer and Copley Artist Joe Reardon! Through our quick questions, we learned about his inspirations, the beginnings of his career and what he considers his most important tool for creating his beautiful photographs. Joe Reardon, Rest a Spell, photography, 12” x 16” Question […]


Pastel Demonstrations Kick Off our “Holiday Small Works” Show

By Paige Roehrig on November 24, 2018

We are always thrilled to host artist demonstrations at the Copley Society of Art. Learning about our artist members’ processes is always captivating and insightful. This past Saturday Co|So held a demonstration during which Janet Schwartz and David Kaphammer shared their different approaches to working in the pastel medium. Janet Schwartz beginning her pastel demonstration […]


Maquettes at the Museum

By Paige Roehrig on November 8, 2018

Michael Alfano, Milton Friedman and Rose Friedman, Bronze, Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge MA This title may have some of you may be wondering, what is a maquette? A maquette is a small-scale version of the sculpture which operates as a rough draft to prepare the artist to begin their large-scale work. Co|So artist member Michael Alfano’s […]


Tribute to Loïs Mailou Jones

By Paige Roehrig on November 2, 2018

  Loïs Mailou Jones, Self Portrait, 1940, casein on board, Smithsonian American Art Museum The Copley Society of Art has a long and illustrious history of famous artists that have displayed their artwork here. Famous artists include Loïs Mailou Jones who was born on November 3rd in Boston, Massachusetts in 1905. She was active not […]


The Charles River Inspires Award Winning Art

By Paige Roehrig on October 25, 2018

Last weekend the 54th annual Head of the Charles took place and people from all over the country gathered to watch the highly-anticipated and illustrious event. However, the Charles River is celebrated for many other things as well, from the scenic Charles River views to the beautiful Boston architecture that contribute to the history of […]


Beautiful Boston Inspires Art

By admin on October 18, 2018

Boston is a city of historical landmarks, stately architecture and scenic Charles River views. In two current Co|So exhibits, these features are honored within colorful compositions. Mary Rose O’Connell, Frozen Pond Boston Public Garden, oil, 28”x35” Along the Charles, a juried show celebrating the annual Head of the Charles Regatta, includes works depicting Boston’s most […]


Five Quick Questions: Kathleen Hudson

By Paige Roehrig on October 11, 2018

This week we are getting to know more about Kathleen Hudson in our series “5 Quick Questions” in which we interview different Co|So members about their lives as artists. This week Kathleen tells us what inspires her to create art, what her art says about her, and how she produces her artwork. Kathleen Hudson, Evening […]