Artists of the South End

By Paige Roehrig on January 25, 2019

The South End of Boston is home to many working artists, aiding its label as one of Boston’s most artistic and vivacious neighborhoods. Tomorrow, from 11 am to 5 pm, the first ever winter open studios event will give you a chance to receive a behind-the-scenes tour of these contemporary artists’ studios. Artists in their Studios, sponsored by the United South End Artists, is an original opportunity for anyone in the area to experience the creative process of individuals that benefit the city through their creativity and imagination.

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Pictured above are four studio buildings throughout the area in which artists’ studios will be open to the public. They are: 46 Waltham Street, 35 Wareham Street – 59 Wareham Street, and the Artist Studio Building at Boston Center for the Arts, 551 Tremont Street. Studios will also be open at 450 Harrison Avenue, in the SoWa Art and Design District. Take advantage of this opportunity to see these working artists of Boston, including artist members of the Copley Society of Art, Debby Krim, CM and Rose Leitner.


Debby Krim, CM, White Chambers, photograph

Debby Krim’s studio is located at 450 Harrison Avenue in the SoWa Art District of Boston. She has been photographing life around her with the intent to go beyond simple visual representations since the 1970s. This photograph was shown in the artist’s solo show, The Colors of White, at the Copley Society of Art. Debby Krim has referred to her studio as, “the incubator for [her] explorations and [her] foray into new artistic mediums.”


Rose Leitner, Katama I, acrylic, 8” x 10”

Rose Leitner’s abstract paintings focus on transforming an emotional or visual concept into its abstract essence, often as a direct interpretation of music, a figure, or a landscape, as Katama I demonstrates. Rose Leitner’s studio is at 59 Wareham Street in Wareham Studios. Take this opportunity to witness and learn about the artist’s creative process of layering and removing paint in pursuit of color, form, and mood.

You can currently see Katama I in Small Works: Fruition, on view at Co|So through April 28th.