Scenes of Boston Inspire Holiday Small Works

By Caroline Browne on November 18, 2021

Written by Caroline Browne Located on the beloved Newbury Street in the historic Copley Square, The Copley Society of Art is proud of its Boston roots. Full of art, culture, and picturesque scenery, it is no wonder that many of our Boston-based artists tend to find artistic inspiration from the city itself. From architecture to […]


Awards of Merit in Holiday Small Works 2021

By Caroline Browne on November 13, 2021

Written by Caroline Browne The Copley Society of Art recognizes exceptional pieces from our Small Works exhibitions with Awards of Merit. The Copley Society Art Committee grants Awards of Merit to ten works of art that demonstrate exceptional presentation, technique, composition, and style. Awards of Merit truly reflect the effort, talent, and skill of our […]


Tribute to Loïs Maïlou Jones (1905-1998)

By Caroline Browne on October 30, 2021

Written by Caroline Browne Pictured: Loïs Mailou Jones, Self Portrait, 1940, casein on board, 17.5 x 14.5″, Collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum In a career spanning more than 70 years, Loïs Mailou Jones (1905-1998) was a successful and influential painter, designer, and educator. The artist was born in Boston in 1905 and eventually studied at […]


Mary Rose O’Connell Travels to Cape Ann

By Caroline Browne on August 6, 2021

Written by Caroline Browne Every year during the month of September, the Copley Society of Art awards the Charles Family Foundation Residency to one of its artist members. The residency offers the opportunity to embrace the artistic aesthetic on the North Shore, the abundance of painters, and the beautiful plein air locations of Rockport, Annisquam, […]


The World of Watercolor: How our Exhibitions Interact

By Lily Armstrong on July 17, 2021

Written by Lily Armstrong As we head into the final month of summer, we at the Copley Society thought now is a great time to take a look at the ways all three of the gallery’s current exhibitions (Small Works: Seaport, Sandy O’Connor: A Tipping Point, An Artists Perspective on Climate Change, and the National […]


Update Your Bucket List with Co|So’s Summer National Show

By Lily Armstrong on June 26, 2021

Written by Lily Armstrong Now more than ever the world is eager for some adventure. In this year’s National Show, currently on view both in the gallery and virtually, Co|So is proud to present an array of artists who have spent a great deal of their ‘year of isolation,’ outdoors. As we all slowly begin […]


Awards of the National Show: Connected Land & Sea

By Caroline Browne on June 19, 2021

Written by Caroline Browne On Thursday, The Copley Society of Art’s National Maritime Show: Connected Land & Sea officially opened in the Upper Gallery. Artists from all over the country submitted paintings, photographs, and sculptures reflecting intersections between the land and the sea in hopes of being selected by our distinguished exhibition curator, Donald Demers. […]


Special Preview: Sandy O’Connor Solo Exhibition

By Caroline Browne on June 12, 2021

Written by Caroline Browne In 2019, Copley Artist, Sandy O’Connor was awarded a prestigious Copley Society of Art Visual Artistic Fellowship with a residency at the historic Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She spent her time documenting the beauty and ecological significance of landscapes within the Outer Cape, focusing on locations deemed the […]


Exciting News from The Copley Society of Art!

By Caroline Browne on June 4, 2021

Written by Caroline Browne As the reopening of the newly renovated Langham Hotel in Boston comes to fruition, The Copley Society of Art is thrilled to share that works by several of our member artists will be hanging in the art collection of this historic landmark. The luxury hotel closed in April 2019 to undergo […]