Monday, May 9, 2011


WAVE Andy Moerlein 2011
silver painted saplings, hand made stones
20' x 100' x 22'high

17 New England sculptors have been selected to exhibit at the historic FRUITLANDS Museum.

The artist's on exhibit include:
Theresa Antonellis -- Michele Koenig Augeri -- Christopher Curtis -- Alicia Dwyer -- Peter Dellert – Murray Dewart --
Matt Johnson -Brian Leff --Tom Kellner – Eric Lintala -- Andy Moerlein -- Bayne Peterson – Gage Prentiss --
Mark Schafer -- Jim Sheehan - Margot Stage -- Carolyn Wirth

Sculptures are selected by a panel of jurors of five accomplished New England artists. Joseph Wheelwright is a master carver of stones, trees, bones and other natural materials. He lives and works in Boston and Vermont, and was Artist-in-Residence at Fruitlands in 2008. Linda Hoffman works with materials she finds in the New England landscape including old tools, barn boards, tree trunks, shells, and bones. She transforms them into sculpture using their inherent qualities, natural wonder and aesthetic purpose. Artist-in-Residence at Fruitlands in 2009, Zsuzsanna Szegedi is a Hungarian-born painter and a recipient of a Puffin Foundation Artist Grant. Her latest paintings were sponsored by the Gamblin Artist Colors Company. Barry Van Dusen is an internationally recognized wildlife artist, and watercolorist, with work widely exhibited throughout the United States and Europe. He was Artist-in-Residence at Fruitlands in 2010. Barbara Scofidio works with a variety of contemporary artists throughout the region and is the owner of NOA Jewelry, Fine Handcrafts & Gifts in Groton, West Concord and operates the museum store at Fruitlands.

WHAT: "Art in Nature"

WHEN: Through Nov. 15

WHERE: Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends and holidays

ADMISSION: $12 adults, $10 seniors and students with college ID, $5 children 5-13, and free for children under 5.

INFO: 978-456-3924;

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