Art Shows and Open Studios
CURRENT & COMING UP
Autumn Art and Music Festival at the Clock Tower! As part of Berkshires Artweek, the Clock Tower is hosting soul band Soultet with Will Carroll, Nosh and Bar, Open Studios!
October 20, 2023, from 6 - 9 PM. For advance tickets: Autumn Art & Music Fest at The Clock Tower Tickets, Fri, Oct 20, 2023 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite
- Lee Bank Collection. I curated an art show of local artists, including me, for Lee Bank's new branch opening! September 9th, 2023 through end of year. 180 South Street, Pittsfield, MA.
- Clock Tower Artists First Saturdays Open Studios 2023. Recurring, monthly open studios at the Clock Tower Business Center, 75 S. Church St., Pittsfield, MA. My open studio dates are: First Saturdays from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. May through December 2023.
- Pittsfield's First Fridays Artwalk 2023. Recurring monthly open studios at the Clock Tower Business Center, 75 S. Church St., Pittsfield, MA. My open studio dates are: First Fridays from 5 - 8 p.m. May 5, September 1, December 1.
"Where Our Minds Wander" at Art on Main Gallery, July 13 - 24, 2023. Latest translation artworks (abstract landscapes) exploring where the mind wanders.
Reception, Saturday, July 15th, 2-4 pm
Artist Talk, July 22, 2 pm
Gallery Hours, Thursdays - Mondays, 11am - 4 pm
Address is 38 Main St., West Stockbridge, MA
- Holiday Open Studios with the Clock Tower Artists. December 3 & 4, 10 am to 4 pm.
First Fridays Artswalk Pittsfield, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. Open studio from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Clock Tower Pittsfield, 75 S. Church Street, Suite 312 (3rd Floor), Pittsfield, MA. Free parking and elevator.
- "Morning Drive" Podcast (WTBR-FM). Hosted by Bill Sturgeon. WTBR-FM's 'Morning Drive' (pittsfieldtv.net)
- Colonial Theater. Guild of Berkshire Artists Group Show. 111 South Street, Pittsfield. Opening Reception Oct. 29, 8 PM. Show runs through January 2023.
- Artsy Shark Gallery. "Artist Showcase". You can find the May 13, 2022 feature here: https://www.artsyshark.com/2022/05/13/artist-showcase-spring-2022/
- The Art of The Berkshires Gallery. Selected works from the Stripes Collection. 12 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA. April 29 - July 22, 2022.
- Becket Arts Center juried show "Inline". July 15 - August 1, 2022. Reception July 16, 2-4 pm.
- The Guild of Berkshire Artists, Studio Tours. Open studio July 23-24, 2022 from 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. 75 S. Church Street, Suite 312.
- The Guild of Berkshire Artists, "Art on Main". Show dates July 8-10, and July 15-17, 2022, 10 am to 5 pm. Opening Reception July 9, 3-5 p.m.
- Solo Show - Translations of Copland's Appalachian Spring. The Marketplace Cafe, 53 North Street, Pittsfield, MA. October 1, 2021 - May 15, 2022.
- The Guild of Berkshire Artists: Artist Seminar on Zoom. Artist talk by Shany Porras. April 26, 2002, 3-4 p.m. Zoom meeting ID: 811 2314 7255 Password: 609196
- Chaos Theory. Beacon Cinema, Pittsfield. Group show. January 3, 2022 - March 8, 2022.
- Chaos Theory. Spazi Fine Art Gallery, Pittsfield. Group show. Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2021.
- #SmallBusinessSaturday Open Studios. Nuarts Studios, 311 North Street, Studio #19, Pittsfield, MA. November 27, 2021, 11 AM - 3 PM.
- #ArtistsSunday Open Studios. Nuarts Studios, 311 North Street, Studio #19, Pittsfield, MA. November 28, 2021, 11 AM - 3 PM.
- Pittsfield First Fridays Arts Walk. Nuarts Studios, 311 North Street, Studio #12, Pittsfield, MA. December 3, 2021, 5 - 8 PM.
- Women in Abstraction. Dottie's, 444 North Street, Pittsfield, MA. October 1 - November 30, 2021. Featuring a variety of striped paintings.
- Associate Artist Annual Show at Fountain Street Fine Art, Boston. August 4-30, 2021.
- CAA Member Spotlight Article: Click here for article. Starts November 23, 2020.
- Framingham History Center, Benefit Auction Oct.7-8, 2020. Artists’ paintings will be available for purchase at an online auction to benefit the FHC. This limited time auction will run from 10:00 a.m., October 7 to 8:00 p.m., October 8. More details to follow.
"In the Zone", Online at Morini Gallery; September 1- December 31, 2020. Translation No. 1 of “Les Folies d’Espagne” (M. Marais); accepted for juried exhibit.
For information: Morini Gallery site
- Brookline Open Studios & Marketplace; October 1, 2020. Online selection of paintings to support the Brookline Art Center. Brookline Open Studios site.
2020 Mary Schein Fall Salon, Cambridge Art Association; September 9-30, 2020. "Palante! A Venezuelan Allegory of Symphony No. 5 by Shostakovich," accepted for juried exhibit.
For information: Cambridge Art Assoc
Fountain Street Gallery. "Abstracted Sanctuary" Show; August 17-30, 2020. Curated by Rebecca Skinner. Selected paintings by Shany Porras translating music by David Gray and Marin Marais. www.fsfaboston.com
Fountain Street Gallery. "Seeking Care" Associate Member Show; August 2-30, 2020. Curated by Daniel Zeese and Georgina Lewis. Selected paintings by Shany Porras translating Frédéric Chopin and Marin Marais. www.fsfaboston.com
Fountain Street Gallery. March 4- April 29, 2020. 460C Harrison Avenue, Suite 2, Boston, MA 02118.
By appointment only.
Exhibit of selected paintings from the "Music Translations" collection.
www.fsfaboston.com PRESS RELEASE CLICK HERE
Project B Gallery exhibition "Gesture". February 12 - March 8, 2020.
2 Central Street, Building #1 Framingham, Massachusetts 01701.
Curated by Sorin Bica. Painting selected for show: Translation of "Firebird" II (I. Stravinsky). Opening reception February 14, 6-8pm.
NAWA’s Small Works Winter 2020 Exhibition. February 5-26, 2020. NAWA Gallery, 315 West 39th Street, New York, NY 10018
Painting selected for show: Translation of "Mother" I (J.Lennon) as performed by The Roots. Opening reception February 13, 6-8pm.
Mother Brook Arts Winter Market - Dedham, MA. December 7 and 8, 2019. 11 AM - 5 PM. Open to the Public - 123 High St., Dedham, MA.
As a visiting artist at Mother Brook Arts Center in Dedham, artist Shany Porras will be displaying and selling her current works from the 'Music Translation' series. Enjoy music, food, and 50 other artists' works!
Howard Street Studios 2019 Fall Open Studios - Framingham, MA. November 16 and 17, 2019, 11 AM - 5 PM. Open to the Public - Parking in rear and on-street. 162 Howard Street, Framingham.
As a resident artist at Howard Street Studios, artist Shany Porras will be displaying and selling her current works from the 'Music Translation' series.
ATAC 11th Annual Juried Art Exhibition - Framingham, MA. September 12 - October 31, 2019.
Opening Reception September 12, 2019, 6-8 PM. Open to the Public.
Artist Shany Porras has four paintings accepted to ATAC's annual juried show. Jurors: Lena McCarthy and Gail Dodge.
Berkshires Arts Festival - Great Barrington, MA. July 5-7, 2019
Held at Ski Butternut, Route 23, Great Barrington, MA.
Juried art show featuring "Music Translation" Series by Shany Porras.
For advance discounted tickets click here . Visit http://www.berkshiresartsfestival.com/ for more information.
The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 108th Annual Exhibition. Mystic Museum of Art, April 19 - June 1, 2019.
Featuring painting "Transition 1" as part of a juried art exhibition. For more information, click here: CAFA Exhibition Website
Conception Art Show - New York City. May 9, 2019; reception 5-9 PM.
52 Walker Street, New York, NY. M1-5 Lounge.
Featuring new works from Shany Porras as part of a small group show.
Conception Art Show - Boston. May 15, 2019; reception 5-9 PM.
Candibar. 275 Tremont Street, Boston, MA. Candibar.
Shany Porras was awarded "Honorable Mention" at this juried art show for the "Music Translation" series.
New England Home Show at Boston Seaport. February 22-24, 2019.
Featuring current works from the "Transition" series.