Archive of Past Exhibits

 

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Cat as Muse, 18” by 24”, watercolor on matt board, 2009

 

March 21 - April 21, 2016

The Chandler Gallery
Small Works Salon 2016: “Thesis / Antithesis”
(Juror:Gerry Bergstein)
Maud Morgan Center for the Arts, Cambridge MA

 

 

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Tamara Krendel, "Caged Bird, Early Spring,1" , w.c.23 by 30", 2013

June 25th -July 23rd, 2014
See The Light
The Attleboro Arts Museum's 2014 National Juried Show

Juror:Marjorie Kay; founder of Galatea Fine Art, SOWA, Boston


Opening Reception:
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014, 7-9

The Attleboro Arts Museum
86 Park Street, Attleboro, Massachusetts, 02703
508-222-2644
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 – 4
http://attleboroartsmuseum.org/

"2014 National Juried Exhibition at the Attleboro Arts Museum:
National call for artists to explore light both as a tool for emphasis – and as medium.... portrayals of sunlight, moonlight, shadows, projections … Stained glass, neon, sundials …all mediums, interpretations and sizes."

-The Attleboro Arts Museum

 

 

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Tamara Krendel, "Caged Bird, Early Spring", w.c. 23" by 30", 2014

Wicked, 2014 Juried Group Show

January 30th -March 2nd, 2014

 

Opening Reception:
Saturday, February 8th, 2014, 5-7pm

 

Fountain St. Fine Art Gallery
59 Fountain Street, Framingham, MA 01702
508-879-4200
Hours: Thursday -Sunday 11-5 and by appointment
http://www.fountainstreetfineart.com/

 

Jurors: Hope Turner & Zola Solamente of Arden Gallery, Boston

 

"Wicked: (adv) New England slang that adds emphasis. Very, extremely cool, great; excellent.(*Note: to properly use "wicked" their must be an adjective placed after it. "The show was "wicked" is incorrect.The show was wicked awesome" is the correct usage:).."

-Fountain Street, Fine Art Gallery


"Luna Moth & Caged Yellow Bird" watercolor on paper


Friday May 3rd, 2013, 6-9 pm
9th annual Hair of the Dog Art Show and wine tasting event to benefit the
MSPCA

The Essex Art Center, 56 & 60 Island Street, Lawrence MA
$30 donation requested at the door (or $25 in advance through ticket sales)
10% of all artwork sold goes to benefit the MSPCA

http://www.essexartcenter.org/
   

"Caged Bird, Late Afternoon Shadows," watercolor



Friday, May 7, 2011, 6-9 pm

7th Annual Hair of the Dog Art show and wine tasting event to benefit the MSPCA
The Essex Art Center, 56 & 60 Island Street, Lawrence MA
$30- donation requested at the door (or $25 in advance through ticket sales)
10% of all artwork sold goes to benefit the MSPCA

www.essexartcenter.com

 


 


October 2012- January 2013
Illuminations

Opening Reception:
Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 5:30 to 7pm
Opening Remarks, 6 pm
Hors d'Oeuvres & Light Refreshments served

For the night of the Opening Reception Parking is Validated/free for all artists and their guests
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care,
2nd Floor, Mezzanine
55 Fruit Street
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Illuminations is a rotating art exhibit housed in the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and many of its affiliate locations. The exhibit is intended to offer enlightenment and encouragement to patients, families, staff and friends of the Cancer Center as they receive care, provide care, or accompany loved ones.

Illuminations has transformed generic waiting areas into a virtual art gallery of revolving exhibits that feature works by numerous regional and national artists. The work of several artists, representing various media, is on display for four months at a time.

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center


"Cat As Muse" watercolor on mat board, 14" by 18"

 



April 3 - April 24, 2012
Opening Reception, Thursday, April 12, 4:30 to 7 pm

Cat Show (Come to Mama!)
An Exhibition of art inspired by cats!
Viera Levitt: director and exhibition curator

Community College of Rhode Island
Knight Campus Art Gallery
400 East Avenue
Warwick, R.I.

http://www.ccri.edu/art/galleries/knighthttp://www.facebook.com/KnightCampusArtGallery

 


"Cat, Winterberries & Shadows"
charcoal & conte crayon, 25" by 20"


Friday, May 4th, 2012, 6-9 pm
Artists' Reception Saturday, May 14 2-4 pm

8th annual Hair of the Dog Art Show and wine tasting event to benefit the
MSPCA
The Essex Art Center, 56 & 60 Island Street, Lawrence MA
$30 donation requested at the door (or $25 in advance through ticket sales)
10% of all artwork sold goes to benefit the MSPCA

http://www.essexartcenter.org/

 

 

Saturday June 2, 2012, 6 pm

14th annual New Paint Auction

The New Paint Auction helps provide the funding for the Essex Art Center's Kids
Summer Arts Programs.
Featuring a live auction of paintings completed that day by a select group of
30 invited artists

http://www.essexartcenter.org/newpaint

 


"Caged Bird, Early Spring",
watercolor wash on mat board, 16" by 20"


May 7 - June 18, 2011
Artists' Reception Saturday, May 14 2-4 pm

FOR THE BIRDS
The Brush Art Gallery and Studios
256 Market Street, Lowell MA

Juror: David Allen Sibley
A collaboration with the Massachusetts Audubon Society to focus attention on birds and their habitats and to raise funds
for the volunteers who care for injured birds until they are able to be returned to the wild.

An exhibition in the series Art of Nature.

http://www.thebrush.org/directions.htm

 

 

Saturday June 4, 2011, 6 pm

13th Annual New Paint Auction
Osgood Landing, 1600 Osgood Street, North Andover, MA
The New Paint Auction helps provide the funding for the Essex Art Center's Kids Summer Arts Programs.
Featuring a live auction of paintings completed that day by a select group of invited artists

http://www.essexartcenter.com/newpaint


Art and About

October 23 - December 4, 2009
Opening Reception Friday, October 23rd 5-7 pm

for more details please see www.essexartcenter.com


"Caged Bird, Afternoon Shadows", watercolor, 24" by 18", 2006


Two works by Tamara Krendel will be exhibited in:

Herding Cats


"Cat & Bird, Twilight" , 19" by 25" oil pastel, 2007

A Joint fundraiser between the Brush Art Gallery & Studios and Billerica Cat Care Coalition (a no-kill organization) to benefit homeless and feral cats.

Exhibition Dates: September 24 through October 25, 2009

Exhibition Opening: Saturday, October 3, 2 - 4 PM. Meet the artists and see beautiful artwork. Free admission.

Fundraising Event: Friday, October 2, 7 - 9 PM. Click here to purchase on-line tickets. Delicious food and wine. Win baskets of gifts for cats and the people they own, services at area vets, a 10% discount on exhibition artwork, more!

Meet the Cats and Kittens: Saturday, October 17, 2 - 4 PM. Meet adorable cats and kittens looking for good homes. See films about the work the Billerica Cat Care Coalition does. Meet the wonderful folks from the BCCC.

Cakes for Cats: Saturday, October 17, 2 - 4 PM. Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell will be selling cakes, cookies and brownies to raise funds for the cats!

All events take place at the Brush Art Gallery & Studios. 256 Market Street. Lowell.MA . 978-459-7819

www.thebrush.org

Juror: Erica H. Adams


Home is Where The Art Is
Artists Reception, March 26, ’09, 6-9 for Children’s Hospital’s Kent Street Project,
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston


"Luna, Backlit" , 18" by 24" watercolor

Insecta Poetica

curated by
Tamara Krendel


Poetical interpretations of bugs from six diverse artists in a wide variety of mediums
and complementary styles in celebration of national poetry month

Painters: Elizabeth Awalt & Tamara Krendel
Visual Poet: Jenny Lawton Grassl
Printmaker: Abbie Read
Sculptor: Jessica Straus
Installation Artist: Randal Thurston

March 6 – May 1, 2009
Poetry Reception April 30, 5-7 pm
Featuring live jazz by The Krendel-Clark group
Image: Tamara Krendel, Luna Backlit
watercolor on paper, 18" x 24", 2006’,  image credit: Susan Byrne

The Essex Art Center
56 Island Street, Lawrence, MA 01840; call  978.685.2343, info@essexartcenter.com
www.essexartcenter.com
gallery open:  M-F 10 – 6 , closed Saturday & Sunday

 

Insecta Poetica
March 6-May 1, 2009
Featured Artists:
Painters; Liz Awalt & Tamara Krendel, Printmaker; Abbie Read,Sculptor; Jessica Straus,
Installation artist, Randal Thurston, and Visual poet, Jenny Lawton Grassl
Curated by Artist Tamara Krendel

Please join us for Two Upcoming Artist Events
Artist Discussion: Thursday evening, 5-7 April 16th
Poetry Reading: Thursday evening, 5-7 April 30th

The Essex Art Center
                                   56 Island Street, Lawrence, MA 01840|| 978-685-2343 | Hours: M-F 10-6pm.call for evening hours.
                                Closed April 10th

                                          Image credits (left to right, top to bottom): Tamara Krendel, Jenny Lawton Grassl, Randal Thurston, Liz Awalt, Abbie Read, Jessica Straus


 



Order Insecta
Curated by Tamara Krendel

Featuring poetic & compelling interpretations of stinging & winging things
In a wide variety of styles & mediums by artists:

Liz Awalt
Jenny Lawton Grassl
Tamara Krendel
Anne Oldach
Randal Thurston

June 26 - August 14, 2008

Opening Reception, Thursday July 10, 6-8pm

Featuring live jazz by The Krendel-Clark Group


Poetry reading with Jenny Lawton Grassl, July 17, 7 pm

Artist Talk: August 7, 7 pm

The Concord Art Association
HOURS: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday
noon to 4:00 on Sunday | closed Monday
FREE ADMISSION

37 Lexington Road, Concord MA 01741 || 978-369-2578 || www.concordart.org




Tamara Krendel’s piece “Two Birds” will be in
The Attleboro Arts Museum’s National Juried Exhibition

Out of The Blue

www.attleboroartsmuseum.org
Attleboro MA. July 2- July 25, 2008.
Opening Reception, July 11, 7-9pm




 

Tamara Krendel

Light in Shadow

Birdcage: Light in Shadows 2, 2007, watercolor, 22"x30"

March 27 - April 23, 2008
Artist Reception and Gallery Talk
Monday, April 14, 12-1:30 pm

Gallery Hours: M-F: 9-6, Saturday: 10-2

Gallery Collage of 48 drawings and paintings.

Henderson Hall Gallery
Middlesex Community College
521 Springs Rd. Bedford MA 01730
781.280.3803

Winged & Whispered
Curated by Tamara Krendel

Poetic interpretations of things with wings in a
Variety of complementary styles and mediums

Elizabeth Awalt
Jenny Grassl
Riyo Hirota
Tamara Krendel
Maxine Yalovitz-Blankenship

April 14 - May 20, 2006
Opening Reception, Friday April 14, 5-8pm
Featuring live jazz by The Krendel-Clark Group
Meet The Artists, Friday May 5, 6-8pm
Informal gallery talk 7pm
Poetry Reading by Jenny Grassl, May 6, 2-4pm

Image : Tamara Krendel, Luna Unfolding
watercolor on board, 18" x 16", 2006
Photo by Susan Byrnes

2005-06 FPAC Gallery Guest Juror:
Meredyth Hyatt Moses

Fort Point Arts Community Gallery
300 Summer Street, Boston, MA
Gallery downstairs adjacent to the cafe

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-9pm
Located near the Red Line So. Station and
Silver Line Courthouse Station MBTA
For more information contact the FPAC Office
At 617 423 4299 or email
Fpacgallery@gmail.com
www.fortpointarts.org

Winged & Whispered is an exhibit centered around the theme of birds, bugs, and other flying creatures by artists working in a variety of styles and mediums. The artists in this group either share imagery literally - as in creatures with wings; birds, butterflies, moths, insects, angels, etc., or imply the feeling of wings or flight through atmosphere, environment, lighting etc. Additionally, the works intersect under the umbrella of "poetic realism" as a group of works that convey a sense of magic, mystery and/or transformation that brings to mind visual poetry.

I fell in love with moths as a child, finding them like magical messengers drawn to our light from another realm, especially the ones that appeared suddenly out of complete darkness with their hidden flashes of color. The luna is perhaps the most astonishing, with its otherworldly hue, brief life span and rare appearances....Over the last two years I raised luna moths in a netted cage inside my studio's bay window; immersing myself with my subject in order to capture something of their mysterious poetry."

- Tamara Krendel

 

 

Friday, May 12, 6-9PM
Hair of the Dog,
Art show and wine tasting event to benefit the MSPCA
Off Broadway Studios 250 Canal St. Lawrence MA 01840, 978-975-8843
$20- donation requested at the door (or in advance through ticket sales)
10% of all artwork sold goes to benefit the MSPCA

 

 

Saturday, June 3rd, 6PM
New Paint
Annual Gala Painting Auction
Wood Mill, Merrimack Street,
Lawrence, MA,
Featuring a live auction of paintings completed that day by a select group of invited artists painting throughout the city of Lawrence to benefit The Essex Art Center.
This year's theme --the roaring Twenties
For more information : (978) 685 2343
www.essexartcenter.com

 


Moths, Pussy Willows and Moon, 20" by 25", oil pastel on paper, 2005

Dreaming The Light/Unfolding The Dark,
curated by Tamara Krendel

Dreaming The Light/Unfolding The Dark is an exhibit featuring artists who use light and darkness poetically to evoke a wide range of feelings, ideas and experiences, literally and/or metaphorically through a variety of complementary styles and mediums.

The Concord Art Association
HOURS: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday
noon to 4:00 on Sunday | closed Monday
FREE ADMISSION

37 Lexington Road, Concord MA. 01742 || 978-369-2578 || Gallery@concordart.org

Opening: Thursday, December 1st 6-8 pm
Meet the Artists Friday December 7th, 6-8 pm,poetry reading ( poet Jenny Grassl) from 7-8.

The exhibiting artists are (in image left-right and clockwise down):
Elizabeth Awalt, Stoney Conley, Tamara Krendel,Mary Armstrong, Jenny Grassl, and Riyo Hirota

Postcard design by: Amy Pearce Hamlet

 

Dreaming The Light/Unfolding The Dark

"Dreaming The Light/Unfolding The Dark" is an exhibit featuring artists who use light and darkness to poetically  evoke a wide range of feelings, ideas and experiences, literally and/or metaphorically through a variety of complementary styles and mediums.

The exhibiting group includes; sculptor Riyo Hirota, poet Jenny Grassl, and painters;  Mary Armstrong, Elizabeth Awalt, Stoney Conley, and Tamara Krendel.

 The title "Dreaming The Light/Unfolding the Dark" speaks to the creative process in which one illuminates something intangible, something unanticipated and mysterious which becomes revealed as art.

The dark represents a personal place, perhaps a sacred place of complete privacy, where one may go into oneself to discover or transform ones grief, loneliness and fear, as well as ones awe or exhilaration. The dark is a place inside the artists mind, soul  and spirit and where the artist embarks on a journey seeking  inspiration and vision and is uniquely transformed bringing out of this place of darkness the mysterious magic and  poetry of creation.

Art unfolds the darkness, creating expressive imagery, words and sounds out of sorrow and longing, awe and wonder  that can provide light, poetry, and transformation, acknowledge mystery, and offer solace in the face of loneliness and tragedy. It unfolds the dark, offering universal, spiritual and personal transcendence in many forms, including hope and solace, as well as dialogue, transformation and even escape; -inspiring, soothing, connecting,  as well as compelling and provoking.

-Tamara Elizabeth Krendel, curator & exhibiting artist

 


Two new works by Tamara Krendel were exhibited in
RED - curated by Nick Capasso, curator DeCordova Museum

November 18th through January 19, 2006
opening event on December 2nd
at University Place Gallery, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Harvard Square
Cambridge Art Association 617.876.1880. www.cambridgeart.org

 

 

Several sketches & paintings
of Lawrence's mill buildings and bridges along The Merrimack River.
All painted on location from a truck-loading parking lot by the river's edge.

Gallery 181
"Made in Lawrence, USA"

On view: January 8th -
through February 28th

Opening reception Friday, January 19, 2007 from 5:30-8:00pm
featuring Live Jazz by The James Krendel-Clark Group

181 Canal Street, Lawrence, MA
978 741 7979
Gallery Hours:
M-F 10am-5pm
Sat. 12pm-5pm
for more information see:
www.caladangallery.com/sites/gallery181

 

Some Notes about My Sketches of Lawrence currently on display at Gallery 181

Studies for The Essex Art Center’s Fresh Paint event

During The Essex Art Center’s Annual Gala Auction Fresh Paint, a group of artists are invited to complete a work of art in a single day, while working simultaneously from various locations throughout the city of Lawrence. Maps are provided, and the public is invited to observe the artists at work throughout the day. That evening, the freshly painted works are auctioned off at a gala fundraising event.

I have seven sets of studies of the factories and bridges along the Merrimack River. They are light and composition studies that I have done on location each year in anticipation of the Essex Art Center’s Annual Fresh Paint event. I have kept these sketches because I feel they capture the light and poetry of this scene and because they are my personal “journal” from an annual event in which I am very intensely invested and which I have to surrender a painting that I have spent eight or nine hours working on and only get to see in its finished state for a few hours, through rather bleary eyes—if that.

I work from the same location each year and each year I sketch and paint the scene completely anew.  Reminiscent of my year studying the Northern Renaissance in Belgium and that area’s extraordinary light and infinite sky, much of what interests the landscape painter in me exists here in the magical enduring rugged beauty of Lawrence; the drama of changing waterways and low skylines set off against these eternal turn-of-the-century factory buildings and bridges

-Tamara Krendel