Beneath the Surface
pen and ink drawing by Francis Warner
Cross Section, Root Hairs -
Garden of Earthly Delights
acrylic painting by John LaPrade
photograph by Dick Taylor
Rockweed & Stones
giclee of original
watercolor by Joanne Evans
The Evening Tree
mixed media by Michelle Sarkisian
The Front Door
photograph by Nina Haglund
photograph by Lora Brueck
photograph by Susan Sedgwick
quilt by Mary Walter
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Goddard House invites you to explore Roots, its ninth annual art show, on view in the Art Gallery from April 10 to May 8. The exhibit is free and open to the public daily from 1 to 4 p.m.
An ambitious exhibit of juried submissions in a variety of media, Roots addresses the question of what lies beneath the surface – literally, culturally, and metaphorically. The works of 51 local artists engage the viewer in surprising ways, with a breathtaking range of textures, colors, light, and use of materials. Roots includes painting, photography, mixed media, textile, paper, collage, and sculpture.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Roots will be accompanied by our popular Art Boutique, featuring one-of-a-kind works handcrafted by local artists and artisans. An enticing selection of prints, photography, jewelry, scarves, pottery, note cards, and other items will be for sale. Come shop for unique gifts for Mother’s Day, and those upcoming graduations and weddings. All boutique proceeds will benefit the Goddard House art shows.
The exhibiting artists include: Idalina Abdo-Vieira, Lisa Barthelson, Emily Boosahda, Sarah Bilotta, Lora Brueck, Laura Cahalane, Phoebe Cape, Bettie Carlson, Scott Coffrin, Carrie Crane, Linda Dagnello, Zabelle D’Amico, Andrea Driscoll, Joanne Evans, Susan Fisher, Christine Greene, Nina Haglund, Emily Harvey, Ian Henderson, Tom Kellner, John LaPrade, Mary-Ellen Latino, Randy LeSage, Rachel Loischild, Rebecca Moses, Kathy Murray, Doris O’Keefe, Stacey Parker, Denise Pierce, Donald Ricklin, Leona Ricklin, Joyce Roberts, Ron Rosenstock, Jacqueline Ross, Emily Sandagata, Michelle Sarkisian, Amanda Kidd Schall, Donalyn Schofield, Susan Sedgwick, Amaryllis Siniossoglou, Marcella Stasa, John Stevens, Alex Swensen, Donna Hamil Talman, Dick Taylor, Mary Walter, Cheryl Wareck, Francis Warner, Sampson Wilcox, Catherine Wilcox-Titus, Agnes Wyant.
All art show programs are open to the public. For more information, please call 508-753-4890.
Champagne and Chocolate Opening
Sunday, April 10, 2 to 5 p.m.
Meet the artists, enjoy delectable, Goddard House-baked chocolate desserts, a glass of champagne, and jazz by Chet Williamson. Free.
Saturday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.
Chuck & Mud (& friends)
Admission: $12 per person.
These local favorites return to Goddard House to perform their popular blend of folk music, accompanied by Walter Crockett on lead acoustic guitar and Mark Manuel on bass. It is impossible to sit through a Chuck & Mud concert without clapping, singing along, and smiling. Don’t miss it! Complimentary coffee and tea will be served and desserts will be available for purchase.
Make it a night by having dinner first at Jopa's Webster House
Poetry in the Gallery
Wednesday, April 27
Wine and Cheese: 6:30 p.m.
Reading: 7 to 8 p.m.
Following our long-time art show tradition, members of the Worcester County Poetry Association read poems inspired by the exhibit theme. Come hear how our poet friends use words to explore what lies beneath the surface. All are welcome to listen or read. Free.