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Holiday Shopping - Where I'm at in November - December 2017

Posted
on November 17th, 2017
by Yvette

I have two more events that I'm in for 2017, as well as a lot of beautiful venues. 

For the two shows:

ArtSpace Maynard Holiday Sale - December 1 - 3, Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5 - I would highly recommend this one if you can make it.  The whole building is open, so you can walk around to all of the art studios and there are a bunch of guest artists (including myself) selling things in the hallways and gallery (I'll be in the gallery).  It's really fun - and the variety is amazing!  http://www.artspacemaynard.com/
 
Sudbury Art Association's pop-up 'Holiday Market' - November 24 - December 24, 10am - 6pm every day.  We're in a building in the Sudbury 29 (restaurant) complex...at 29 Hudson Road.  We have 22 artists and a great variety of artwork.  This is the one venue where I'll have the most pieces and largest variety.  http://www.sudburyart.com/
 
The lovely stores I have artwork in (in alphabetical order):
 
Avenue C at Eastleigh Farm, Framingham - I have shovels, saws, and my bucket lamps here (and soon I'll be dropping off some ornaments).  Great people - and I love their space!  They have a lovely selection of artisan wares, vintage goods, and beautiful signs.  They are only open on weekends, and they're having a holiday event December 2-3   http://www.youravenuecdesign.com/
 
Five Crows in Natick - I would recommend swinging by here if you're ever in Natick...a very different group of artists (ranging from a little further outward) but a lovely selection with great variety.  http://www.fivecrows.com/
 
Laurel Grove in Sudbury - another really beautiful shop.  I get lost in the rooms (in a good way!) and always buy something when I'm dropping off my artwork.  http://laurelgroveshop.com/
 
Nashoba Winery in my hometown, Bolton - As part of the Bolton Artisan's Guild, I have some of my pieces on the walls in the front room where they are selling the wine.  It's always fun to stop in here...do a tasting or fill your growler while you're checking out the art!  https://nashobawinery.com/
 
Periwinkle Glassworks in Acton - this store is fascinating because all of the artists are from a 15 mile radius of Acton!  It's actually pretty impressive - and a really fun selection of artwork!  There is no lack of whimsy :)  http://www.periwinkleglassworks.com/
 
6 Bridges Gallery in Maynard - another easy stop if you're in the Maynard area...it's also focused on local art and there are some really beautiful things here.  http://6bridgesgallery.com/
 
 
 

My 1st Annual Open Studio - in my ART BARN!

Posted
on September 17th, 2017
by Yvette

I am excited to announce that I will be hosting my first annual open studio in my art barn this October!  Come see my "new" studio (on our property of one year) in our beautiful old barn.  Walk around my yard and see outdoor sculpture, as well as more inside my art barn gallery.  I have invited other local artists to participate.  Enjoy a fall weekend in Bolton, MA - other local favorites are the Nashoba Winery (where I also have some art for sale) and multiple pick-your-own orchards!  

Where:  My art barn at 218 Sugar Road, Bolton, MA

When:  October 14 - 15, 2017 - 10am - 4pm each day

Please swing by and celebrate this special weekend with me...I am thrilled to have my own studio that I can open to the public!  Any questions?  Please feel free to contact me at yvette@babacoolyvette.com  Hope to see you!

The Rest of 2017 - Art Fair Calendar

Posted
on September 16th, 2017
by Yvette

Here is my calendar for the rest of the year. 

AUGUST 5 - 6 - POWDERHORN ART FAIR -  Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota (http://powderhornartfair.com/)

SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1 - THE PRO.FOUND VINTAGE MARKET - Lancaster, Massachusetts (https://www.profoundmarket.com/)

OCTOBER 7 - 8 - SALEM BIZ BAZ - HAUNTED HAPPENINGS  - Salem, Massachusetts

OCTOBER 14 - 15 - OPEN STUDIO - In my Art Barn!  218 Sugar Road, Bolton, Massachusetts - 10am - 4pm each day.

NOVEMBER 3 - 5 - BOSTON CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL - Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA  02210 (http://www.bostonchristmasfestival.com/)

DECEMBER 1-3 - ARTSPACE MAYNARD HOLIDAY SHOW - ArtSpace Maynard, Maynard, Massachusetts (http://www.artspacemaynard.com/)

Bolton Bean Coffee Shop - Artist of the Month (April 2017)

Posted
on April 1st, 2017
by Yvette

I am the artist for the month (for April) at my local coffee shop, Bolton Bean.  Please swing by - the coffee and food is amazing, the people are wonderful, and my art is on the back wall!

2017 Art Fair Calendar - Preliminary

Posted
on March 5th, 2017
by Yvette

I am currently applying for art fairs for the year...here is what I have so far (I marked those I have not heard from with "pending"):

APRIL 8 - 9 - BOSTON SPRING FESTIVAL - Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA  02210 (http://bostonspringfestival.com/)

MAY 6 - 7 - BREWSTER IN BLOOMon the grounds of Cape Cod Sea Camps, 3057 Main Street (http://www.brewster-capecod.com/brewsterblooms/)

JUNE 24 - 25 - VINTAGE BAZAAR - :(PENDING) Raitt Homestead Farm, 2077 State Road, Eliot, Maine (http://www.mybazaarlife.com/)

AUGUST 5 - 6 - POWDERHORN ART FAIR - (PENDING) - Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota (http://powderhornartfair.com/)

OCTOBER 7 - 8 - SALEM BIZ BAZ - HAUNTED HAPPENINGS - (PENDING) - Salem, Massachusetts

NOVEMBER 3 - 5 - BOSTON CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL - Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA  02210 (http://www.bostonchristmasfestival.com/)

Gallery 529 & Cafe

Posted
on March 5th, 2017
by Yvette

I am happy to announce that I have joined the Gallery 529 Artists' Cooperative in Littleton, MA (http://gallery529.com/).  Please check it out sometime if you are in the area...I have some pieces in the corner of one of the front galleries.  There is also a lovely cafe, and it's a nice place to grab a bite, have a drink, and look at art!

End of Year shows - 2016

Posted
on November 13th, 2016
by Yvette

I'm actually very surprised to realize there are only 6 weeks left of 2016!  Here is what I'm doing for the rest of the year:

NOVEMBER 25 - DRUMLIN FARM (Lincoln, MA)- "Giving Thanks Day for Nature and our Senses" - I will be displaying my artwork throughout Drumlin Farm as part of their "Giving Thanks" day on Thanksgiving weekend.  Look for my shovels and other art pieces on trees, fenceposts and outbuildings! http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/drumlin-farm/news-events/giving-thanks-for-nature-and-our-senses  

DECEMBER 2-4 - ARTSPACE MAYNARD HOLIDAY SALE (Maynard, MA)- I will be selling pieces at the ArtSpace Maynard Holiday Sale.  I highly recommend checking it out...the space is amazing, and it is festive and fun to walk around to the various art studios, sample holiday treats, and find unique holiday gifts!  My pieces will be for sale in the main gallery.  http://www.artspacemaynard.com/

DECEMBER 8-24 (with special preview on December 3rd and 4th)- SUDBURY ART ASSOCIATION (SAA) HOLIDAY MARKET (339 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA  01776) - The SAA has found space for our annual holiday market!  SAA artists, including myself, will be selling our artwork just in time for the holidays - another fantastic stop to find unique gifts.  We will be open every day between December 8 and December 24th...from 10a.m. - 6 p.m.  A special preview weekend December 3rd and 4th (10-6pm each day).  More details can be found at:  http://www.sudburyart.com/  Please swing by and share some festive cheer with us!

 

I've Moved!

Posted
on August 28th, 2016
by Yvette

Big news...I've moved to Bolton, Massachusetts!  We love Sudbury, but we were renting.  In addition,  I have been dreaming for a long time of having my studio space, so for the past year we've been looking at the beautiful old (200-year old) farms coming up for sale within commuting distance of my husband's work...these often provide outbuildings that would be perfect for creating a new art studio  Well, this summer we found one that is only 10 miles from where we lived in Sudbury, and it's absolutely beautiful.  AND it has an amazing old barn that is perfect for my studio!  So we are moving in now and I hope to be up and running within weeks!  More to come...I hope to have a display area ready by next spring.

2016 Calendar with Updates...

Posted
on June 18th, 2016
by Yvette

JULY 20-218th Annual Arts & Crafts SPAT SummerFair, Eastham, MA.  Held at the Windmill Green on Route 6 in Eastham, the SPAT SummerFair will feature a wide variety of artistic creations from over 60 distinguished local & regional artists with original works in media categories such as illustration, painting, jewelry, ceramics, clothing, glassworks and much more!   For a full list of vendors and more information, visit www.wellfleetoysterfest.org

 

AUGUST 6-7 - Powderhorn Art Fair, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  I'm returning once again to my old 'hood in Minneapolis to participate in my favorite art fair in Minnesota!!  Please swing by and see me, old friends!  http://powderhornartfair.com/

 

AUGUST 28 - SOWA (http://newenglandopenmarkets.com/south-end-arts-market/)

 

SEPTEMBER 11 - SOWA (http://newenglandopenmarkets.com/south-end-arts-market/)

 

SEPTEMBER 24-25- Vintage Bazaaar (PENDING), Salisbury, MA.  I'm returning once again to the Vintage Bazaar!  More info at:  http://www.mybazaarlife.com/

 

OCTOBER 8 -  Haunted Biz Baz Street Fair (PENDING), Salem, MA. Shop for uniquely Salem items, be entertained by street performers, and listen to great music. More than 100 venders will be present on the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall.  10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

 

October 17- 18 - Sudbury Art Association's Art Around Town...please check back for more details!  http://www.sudburyart.com/art-around-town/

 

 NOVEMBER 4 - 6 - Boston Christmas Festival (Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA - http://www.bostonchristmasfestival.com/).  Another first time festival for me...it was highly recommended by other artists, so I'm going to check it out...

 

DECEMBER - Sudbury Art Association Holiday Market, Sudbury, MA....Check back for more details!

 

Also...you can always see some of my artwork at Five Crows in Natick, MA,  the Stone Tavern Farm in Sudbury, MA, and at Laurel Grove in Sudbury, MA.

2016 Calendar

Posted
on April 8th, 2016
by Yvette

My updated calendar..I'm still waiting to hear back from a few art fairs, so check back!

APRIL 9 - 10 - ArtFest II - West Acton Villageworks Art Gallery (525 Mass. Ave., West Acton, MA) - http://www.actonopenstudios.org/

 

MAY 1 - SOWA (http://newenglandopenmarkets.com/south-end-arts-market/)...my first time at Boston's South End's Arts Market!

 

MAY 22 - SOWA (http://newenglandopenmarkets.com/south-end-arts-market/)

 

JUNE 6 - MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL Event - an evening with Sudbury Art Association Artists, 5:30 - 8 p.m., Bullfinch Restaurant.  Please join SAA artists for a fun social and fundraising event.  SAA artists will be bringing “reflective/mirrored pieces of art” for a silent auction, while attendees enjoy free hors’d oeuvres (generously provided by Bullfinch Restaurant), cash bar, and live music. All auction proceedings will go to the SAA Scholarship Fund.  http://www.sudburyart.com/event/mirror-mirror-on-the-wall-scholarship-fundraising-evening-with-saa-artists/

 

JUNE 18-19 - Arts and Craft Festival at the Car Show, Village Green, Main Street in Hyannis, MA (on the Cape), Saturday 10-5 / Sunday 10-4, Free Admission – Outdoor Event    

 

AUGUST 6-7 - Powderhorn Art Fair, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  I'm returning once again to my old 'hood in Minneapolis to participate in my favorite art fair in Minnesota!!  Please swing by and see me, old friends!  http://powderhornartfair.com/

 

AUGUST 28 - SOWA (http://newenglandopenmarkets.com/south-end-arts-market/)

 

SEPTEMBER 11 - SOWA (http://newenglandopenmarkets.com/south-end-arts-market/)

 

NOVEMBER 4 - 6 - Boston Christmas Festival (Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA - http://www.bostonchristmasfestival.com/).  Another first time festival for me...it was highly recommended by other artists, so I'm going to check it out...

 

Please keep checking back...there will be more additions over the year!

 

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