December 26, 2010

December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas and hello from Connecticut!

Best Christmas ever? I think so.

December 22, 2010

Black Swan

Natalie Portman, congratulations.

December 12, 2010

Happy Birthday Abigail Carr!! I miss you.

Adventure to Morocco

This winter I will be taking The Art and Architecture of Morocco Course.

I'm looking forward to this for many reasons.
I've been out of school for about six months and now I'll be able to take part in an art history course with some of my good friends, while visiting different cities in Morocco!

On December 27th I will be departing Boston to Paris and then to Casablanca, where the trip begins.

We will be studying textiles, decorative arts as well as painting and sculpture. The course examines the mixture of African and Islamic influences in desert Kasbahs, Mosques, Palaces and Gardens of the imperial city of Marrakesh.

4 days in Marrakesh
2 days in Telouet
2 days in Anemiter
2 days in Agdz
1 day in M'hamid
3 days in the Sahara Desert
1 final day in Marrakesh
1 final day in Casablanca

December 4, 2010


Keep your eyes opened!

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November 29, 2010

My Mother's Bedroom

A gift for my mother, Nadia.

(acrylic on stretched canvas)

My Mother's Bedroom

November 21, 2010

(Small Studies) Preconceived Notions







(ink, graphite, paper collage, white-out)

November 20, 2010

Work for upcoming Ursa Major Alumni Show

(acrylic, collage paper, gold spray paint, white spray paint on BFK paper)

Morocco there you are. Here I am.

The first completed piece out of a new series. Keep your eyes open for more work and thoughts about this project.

Sunapse_Kevin Ilacqua

Sunapse had a great turn out, fantastic artwork and delicious mini pumpkin pies! Yay Kevin!

(Photo credit, Maggie Cavallo)

November 12, 2010


Thanksgiving is getting closer and closer everyday and that means the Holidays are nearing!

On December 1st from 11:30-2:30
Montserrat will be having their annual Holiday Sale! You should go and or sell your work!
What does this mean - a great opportunity to buy and look at artwork
The sale will take place on the 2nd floor of the Hardie Building.
23 Essex St.
Beverly, MA 01915

Please come by, purchase artwork, or say hello!

I will be selling small collage pieces with a starting price of 5 dollars.
All of the proceeds I make from the sales will go toward Breast Cancer Awareness.
Buy a piece of art for someone you care about and your money will go directly to finding a cure for breast cancer.

November 9, 2010

Would you like some mail?

My mailers came in today, announcing my new website
If you would like me to send one your way, please email me your address at

November 7, 2010

Submissions for the Crane Estate Art Show & Sale

Across a frozen field you hear a call / With the urgency / Of the boiling sea
(paper collage, natural elements from the land, ink, stretched on watercolor paper)

Route One By Foot
(paper collage, natural elements from the land, stretched on French paper)

I miss the Fall
(bees wax, paper collage, natural elements from the land, stretched on watercolor paper)

End of the Season
(paper collage, natural elements from the land, acrylic paint, stretched on watercolor paper)

November 6, 2010

Crane Estate Art Show. What a great day!

This is either a really hilarious photo or an awful coincidence (Crane Estate. Get it?!)
Either way, I'm glad I can be in this photo with good friends.
Today was Crane Estate Art Show/Sale! I had a great time and would like to thank everyone who went, especially Kevin, Mike, Bradford and Arielle.
A special thank you to Justin and Michelle for bringing hot apple cider to the opening!

The Crane Estate is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen! The fact that it's open to the public makes taking a trip up to Ipswich completely worth it. Side note,did you know 25% of each sale on artwork from today and tomorrow on will go to help preserving the land at the Estate?!
Congratulations to all the artists.

Here are some photos from today. Enjoy!

Up on Castle Hill

Arielle, Bradford and Kevin!

Various works by Montserrat students and alumni

Mike and Arielle!

November 5, 2010

Montserrat Galleries

Happy birthday, Montserrat Galleries!

Bea Modisett: Tourist

Miss Bea Modisett is having her first solo exhibition!
Come checkout her drawings and give her a big hug because she will be gone for a while - cross country road trip!!

20 Rugg Road #2G
Allston, MA

Opening Reception: Friday, November 19 · 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Crane Estate Art Show

November 6th-7th

The Great House at Castle Hill
290 Argilla Road
Ipswich, MA

Visit,look at art, and the most ecological diverse landscapes!
More than 150 works of art will be on view in The Great House at Castle Hill. These works are focused on North Shore landscapes and landmarks.
(entrance is free and opened to the public)

Montserrat Bear Gallery was invited to show student and alumni work at this show. This is a great opportunity because it allows emerging artists to expand their location of shows.

I've submitted four works of art!

November 4, 2010

From Serpents to Gardens: How Three can be One Show

God has a voice, she speaks through me.
Every creature loves to be in his arms please carry me.
Ink, paper collage, gold paint, graphite on stretched watercolor paper

Mr. Grant Archer is currently curating the next Bear Gallery Show,

From Serpents to Gardens:
How Three can be One

An introspective look into the vulnerability implicit in gender roles

November 8th-28th

November 3, 2010

Upcoming Shows!

Happy November!

Boston based artist, Raul Gonzalez will be participating in an artist fair held at Carroll And Sons! Raul showed recently at Montserrat's Frame 301, which was then accompanied by an

NOVEMBER 4th - 7th 2010

Other Featured Artists:
Ambreen Butt
Barbara Gallucci
Trenton Doyle Hancock
Laura McPhee
Joe Zane
Tom Friedman
Fred H.C. Liang
Wendy Richmond

Coincidentally Mr.Kevin Ilacqua, who actually had the opportunity of visiting Raul back in October and interviewing him, will also be showing this month!

He will be feature in the group show, SUNAPSE
November 15th-19th
Reception: November 17th 6-8p

Montserrat College of Art
301 Gallery
301 Cabot Street Beverly Ma. 01915

Other Featured Artists:
Abigail Wamboldt
Montana Pessin
Clara Bohan

October 29, 2010

New Website

(Front Cover of mailer)

Over the past couple of months I have been working on creating a website. Now it is finally completed!
Please visit and tell me what you think!

I will be sending out for mailers announcing my site, if you would like one please email me at
Leave your name/mailing address and I'll send you some mail!