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Progression: Works by Ruth Daniels

June 20 to August 4, 2014

Reception: Friday, June 27, 6 to 8 pm

CAMBRIDGE, MA (May 23, 2014) — When asked what inspires her as an artist, Ruth Daniels answers, “Everything from A - Z inspires me. Art, books, candy, detritus, entertainment, fractals, games, horses, images, Japanese prints, knowledge, labyrinths, magnetic fields, nature, optical illusions, patterns, quilts, rakes, Stonehenge, tools, UFO’s, Vikings, wavelengths, x-rays, yarn, Zen.” She is also motivated to save the planet: ever since she read Linda Weintraub’s Cycle-Logical Art: Recycling Matters for Eco-Art, Daniels has been busy using up her art supplies. “Once this inventory is depleted,” says Daniels. “My intention is to make the most of fewer supplies focusing on less is more.” Because Daniels won first prize in the 2013 3D Small Works Salon, the results of her past year’s inspiration and motivation are now on display at the Chandler Gallery.

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Shift 6, wood, pigmented talc medium, nails, 2013, by Ruth Daniels

Tangled 4, rags, cotten thread, rope, wood spool, 2013, by Ruth Daniels


Whitenoise 3, by Ruth Daniels

Shift 8, wood, pigmented talc medium, nails, thread, china marker, 2013, by Ruth Daniels

New Perspectives

Work featuring a variety of media from Sacramento Street Preschool, Kindergarten Afterschool and 1-5th grade Afterschool.

Preschool through 5th grade students in the Agassiz Baldwin Children's programs took to the gallery with their unique vision to create a space that explores their young perspectives.

Filled with vibrant colors and diverse materials, the works include floor tiles, sculptures, and wall hangings.

The show gives a glimpse into the world of our youngest gallery participants.

The show runs until Play Day on June 14th with a closing reception during the event.

Floor Art: 1st and 2nd graders
Cotton Balls: 3rd through 5th graders  
Origami: Kindergarden  
Window Art: Preschool    

Direct / Indirect Small Works 2014
artwork combining print and drawing

A juried exhibition of artwork at the Chandler Gallery
Juried by Bill Flynn

April 1 to May 9, 2014

Reception: Sunday, April 13, 3 to 5 pm

CAMBRIDGE, MA (March 24, 2014) – The new show at the Chandler Gallery breaks all the rules. Drawing is often defined by the immediate, direct gesture—the impulsive or deliberate mark mediated by the human hand — while printmaking is often indirect, involving a transfer from surface to surface with the process as a mediating factor. The Chandler Gallery's 2014 Small Works Salon, "Direct/Indirect," celebrates works that combine these two contrasting yet intimately related mediums. The pieces defy definition, blurring the boundaries that separate drawing and printmaking in concept, execution and finished artwork. Juror Bill Flynn, a professor emeritus of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and an accomplished artist with a background in both mediums, says that he sought "collages that joggle your brain" along with "a little bit of poetry."

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Bill Flynn has awarded prizes to the following artists:

1st Place: Wendy Prellwitz

2nd Place: Roz Sommer

3rd Place: Chris Hassig


1st Place: Wendy Prellwitz’s “Departure” demonstrates how beautifully the two mediums can speak to one another.

2nd Place: Roz Sommer's "Mom's Coffeepot 1"



Robert Siegelman's "Missing Pages" evokes the cacophony of a crowded train station.

Jon Imber: Painting Up A Storm

February 20 to March 21, 2014

Reception: Sunday, February 23, 3 to 5 pm

Jon Imber’s Upcoming Exhibits Redefine Lively Brushstrokes

CAMBRIDGE, MA (January 15, 2014) – Jon Imber bestows life upon each portrait he paints, and now the portraits—over 100 that he has completed since August—are returning the favor. “I paint because I love to make images,” says Imber. “I love turning inert stuff into magic. Now I am also painting to stay alive.”

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Another World: Objects and Images

Works by Violet Byrd

January 13 to February 14, 2014

Reception: Thursday, January 16, 6 to 8 pm

20A Sacramento Street - Cambridge, MA 02138

"Hungry Ghost Eggplant Being" by Violet Byrd

"Selki Viking Armor" by Violet Byrd

"Cloud Claw Chair" by Violet Byrd

"Two Feet of the Four-footed Flower Bird" by Violet Byrd


Drawn From Within

Works by Maud Morgan Staff and Faculty

December 6, 2013 to January 3, 2014


Parsing the Universe

Works by Jane Goldman,
Winner of 2D Small Works Salon

October 24 to November 27, 2013

Reception: Friday, November 8, 6 to 8 pm


Inventories and Other Things:
Clara Wainwright


In Motion / In Progress:
Gideon Weisz

September 5 to October 11, 2013

Reception and Spirit Awards Honoring
Clara Wainwright and Gideon Weisz

Sunday, September 22, 2013
7 to 9 pm

Tickets $25.

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"Two Orbit Trefoil Knot" by Gideon Weisz

"Snake Dark Garden" by Clara Wainwright

Deeki: Cambridge Nights

Works by Kara Fall
(Ibrahima Coulibaly, an artist from Senegal)

July 8 to August 23, 2013

Opening Reception:
Friday, July 26, 6 to 8 pm

Deeki means to resurrect in Wolof, a West African language.

African Music by balafonist Balla Kouyate

Take a look at his web site: www.ickarafall.com

3D Small Works Salon 2013

A juried exhibition of artwork at the Chandler Gallery

Juried by Annette Lemieux

Chandler Gallery and Maud Morgan Arts are pleased to announce the selected artists for the 3D Small Works Salon 2013.

The exhibition was juried by Annette Lemieux, Artist and Senior Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University.

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March 21 to May 24, 2013

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The Unusual Suspects
Small Works Pack a Big Punch at the Chandler Gallery
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Art in Boston: An Inaugural Exhibition from the Collection of Sinclair Hitchings

The NLT Foundation has honored Maud Morgan Arts / Agassiz Baldwin Community and Sinclair Hitchings with a generous grant to honor his years of work as a curator and collector of Boston art.

The grant will fund a catalog of the exhibition, and will launch a new organization, Art in Boston.

Dates: January 14 to March 1, 2013
Opening: January 27, 2013, 3 to 5 pm

"Sinclair Hitchings's 'Art in Boston'" from The Phoenix / Arts.

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Maud Morgan Arts Faculty


December 6 2012 to January 4, 2013

A Recognition from the Boston Globe on 12/13/2012

The World of William Wainwright

Sculpture & Drawings 1970-2000

September 7 to October 12, 2012

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 13, 6 to 8 pm
An Evening for Sharing Stories: Wednesday, October 10, 6 to 8 pm

Curator: Elizabeth Reluga

Ascension of Cubes, Study,
Cubist Pharmaceuticals,
Lexington, MA, 2001
aluminum and steel, 22 x 7 x 8"

Wind Wheels, Study,
Logan Airport, Boston, MA,
1981, aluminum and steel,
29 x 7 3/4 x 12"

Two Elipses,
aluminum and bamboo,
40 x 18 x 18"

First Night Crown,
stainless steel and beads,
16 x 12 x 10"

stainless steel wire and wood,
28 x 19 x 14"

Creativity is Alive!

January 23 to March 2, 2012
Weekdays 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Opening Reception:
January 26, 2012, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Jewelry, Ceramics, Photography and Drawing Artwork from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School

In The Fay Chandler Gallery.

Images from left: Hope by Hannah Ashe, Maroccan Red by Youssef Eddafali

Works from Ms. Elizabeth Menges class: Foundations of Art: Self-Portraits
Arjun Joyce, graphite on paper, 8x12", 2011   Morningstar Lazic, graphite on paper, 11x16", 2011
Sasha Lander, graphite on paper, 10x14", 2011   Sophie Colbath-Hess, 10x17", 2011

2D Small Works Salon 2012

April 2 through May 20, 2012

Opening Reception:
Thursday, April 5, 2012
6:00 to 8:00 pm

Maud Morgan Arts and the Chandler Gallery are pleased to announce the 2012 Small Works Salon 2D Exhibition juried by Victoria Munroe of Victoria Munroe Fine Arts.

In The Fay Chandler Gallery.

Preview artwork selected by Victoria Munroe...

Baldwin School Art Exhibit and
Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool Art Exhibit

June 1 through June 30, 2012

Susan Johnson Bergin: Alcan Road Trip

July 9 to August 17
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 12


January 23
March 2, 2012

Weekdays 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Creativity is Alive!

Opening Reception:
January 26, 2012, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Jewelry, Ceramics, Photography and Drawing Artwork from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School

In The Fay Chandler Gallery.

Images from left: Hope by Hannah Ashe, Maroccan Red by Youssef Eddafali

November 3 to 30

Opening Reception

Thursday November 3, 2011

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Jacek von Henneberg

Jacek von Henneberg is an artist with some extraordinary stories to tell about his family history, Poland, and working in the field, from imagination, and from memory. An architect by training and practice, the artist was a prisoner of war during WW II, and an inveterate traveler and sketcher throughout his life.

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Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, India

Island Palace Udaipur

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Ten Thousand Mala Buddha Temple

Dubrovnik, Croatia

December 5 to 9, 2011, 3 to 6 pm

The Kids Only Holiday Sale

The Kids Only Holiday Sale is hosted annually in the Chandler Gallery. School-age children can purchase gifts for family and friends in this safe, supportive, and fun environment.

Our sale features a wide variety of affordable items from holiday cards to eco-friendly wares to handmade crafts created by Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool students. Proceeds help provide scholarships for students enrolled in Agassiz Baldwin Children's Programs.

Remember this sale is for KIDS ONLY. Please, no adults!

To learn more about the sale or donate new goods, contact Phoebe Sinclair, Community Liaison, via email <link to: [email protected]> or phone at (617) 349-6287 x10.

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