November 2018

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 […]