Heidi Whitman’s Mind-Bending “Gray Matter” Show Heads to the Chandler Gallery
Thoughts and dreams don’t simply appear in our heads, though they often feel sudden and random. Instead, they travel from one part of our brains to another, creating a path of neurons and reactions that ends in our consciousness. In her upcoming show at the Chandler Gallery, “Gray Matter,” Heidi Whitman creatively maps these journeys in sculptures and drawings.
“The title refers to both my central interest in the mind, particularly memory, and to my materials,” she explained.Learn more >
Portrait Painting With Mia Cross
Adult / Teen
Saturday, February 23rd
10am-3pm | 2D Studio
With Instructor Mia Cross
Join artist Mia Cross for a Saturday of exploring painting portraits. Artists will be asked to bring in a photograph of themselves or another person. Mia will dive into helping students see and mix colors, creating portrait forms and application techniques. Our artists will be provided all the tools they need for the workshop: Stretched canvas, drawing tools, and mix of acrylic and oil paints. Workshop will run from 10am-3pm with a short snack break.
About Mia: Mia Cross launched her career in 2014 following her graduation from Boston University with a double major in painting and sculpture. In 2016 she received the “Emerging Artist Award” presented by the Danforth Museum in Framingham, MA. Cross has been the recipient of multiple grants, including a VSC Boston University Alumni Grant, the Blanche Colman Grant and a Mass MoCa Match Grant. Recent residencies include the Facebook Artist in Residence Program in Cambridge, MA, Sasaki Collaboration Residency in Watertown, MA, the Vermont Studio Center Residency in Johnson, VT, and the Goetteman Residency at the Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester, MA.Learn more >