Artwork from the May 2019 Art Stop(s) was on display through the end of July 2019 at pop-up gallery locations: 1550 Main, New England Public Radio, UMass Springfield and Valley Venture Hub. Existing galleries who participated will continue to host exciting new works of art. Make sure to visit The Springfield Museums, 1350 Main, Make it Springfield, Words of Wisdom Gallery, and the galleries homed within Tower Square: Art for the Soul Gallery, Avis Neigher Gallery and Valley Photo Center.
A HUGE Thank you to our May 2019 Art Stop(s) Artists, Buskers & Galleries!
Artists selected to display their works at the pop-up galleries during Art Stop(s) May 2019 include Madge Evers, Cathi Burton, Ryan Murray, Jennifer Delgado, Jason Antaya, Briana Serrao and students from Springfield Technical Community College’s Visual & Performing Arts Program. Artwork will be on display through the end of August 2019 at pop-up gallery locations: 1550 Main, New England Public Radio, UMass Springfield and Valley Venture Hub.
Several existing art galleries opened for Art Stop(s) May 2019. Blake House Café at the Springfield Museums hosted works of art from their teaching artists and opened Toytopia with extended hours. 1350 Main, Make it Springfield, Words of Wisdom Gallery, and the galleries homed within Tower Square: Art for the Soul Gallery, Avis Neigher Gallery, Valley Photo Center and the Pan African History Museum USA opened and displayed works of art from their current exhibits and collections.
Artists who were on display at the existing gallery locations include Paul Midura, Krisne Crimmins, Mary Jeanne, John Simpson’s Commonwealth Honor Students Renaissance class works, Kasia Rodowitz, Tiffany Greene, Keith Sikes, Dr. Seuss Bread wagon restoration, Dane Tilghman, Robert Markey, Maureen Co, Tiago Finato, Susan Urban, Steve Hamlin, Diane Savino, Chaunacey, Nastra Vinci, Audi C., C. DaGreen and Asia Iikon.
Buskers will be activated the streets along the Art Stop(s) walk. Musicians, Puppeteers, Magicians and Performing Artists provided entertainment for attendees to enjoy as they stroll between galleries. Buskers included Scotty Swan, Sam Blumberg, the Drama Studio, Maya Apfelbaum, Faith Ward, LunaLucia, Ken Harris, Chris LaFrancis, Tom Crean, Ava Simone and Rose & Fred Higgins.