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Extra-Ordinary

Helena Wurzel translates everyday life into Technicolor delight. Even winter-dreary Cambridge thrums with appeal, bare branches slicing through steel-blue skies. In flat swaths of hyped-up […]

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Call of the Wild

The day we spoke, Cig Harvey was up at 4 a.m. to capture her subject outside at dawn—a massive white cake that she and her […]

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This Arlington Artist Paints What She Gardens

“Nothing lights a fire under you like a breast cancer diagnosis,” Mara Callahan says. “I realized I hadn’t painted enough and didn’t get to where […]

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This Stoughton Artist Paints Saturated Scenes of ’60s Suburbia

Jessica Brilli loves a good vintage radio, telephone, or typewriter. “I love antique shops and vintage items of all kinds, really,” says the artist, who […]

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Artist Elise Ansel Rewrites the Stories Behind Original Paintings

“I was a bookish kid who often went to the Frick,” says Elise Ansel. Later, as a Brown University student caught up in the whirl […]

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This Arlington Artist’s Style Uses Salvaged Textiles

Arlington-based artist Lis Sartori has always felt the calmest while making art. She spent college and graduate school fine-tuning her skills in printmaking, painting, and […]

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This Sculptor’s Pop Art-Inspired Creations Breathe New Life Into Waste

Liliana Marquez’s Stoughton studio overflows with architecture samples, including stacks of wood and strips of rubber flooring littering the table. Rather than head for the […]

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This Arlington Artist Uses Cyanotype to Capture Flowers and Found Objects

Susan Murie always wanted a creative career, working in theater and filmmaking before finally landing on photography. After years of producing black-and-white images, and later […]

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Artist Stephanie Christopher Relies on an Unusual Technique to Create Her Portraits

Stephanie Christopher had hit a creative wall. While pursuing a fine-arts degree at Bristol Community College in 2016, the Randolph- and L.A.-based portrait painter found […]

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Somerville Artist Wilhelm Neusser Paints Gorgeous Cranberry Bogs

Cranberry bogs are familiar sights to many New Englanders, but not for Wilhelm Neusser. Though the German-born, Somerville-based painter knew cranberries from his morning muesli, […]

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This Bay State Artist Calls on an Unusual Material to Craft His Sculptures

Ryan Kelley spent many childhood hours playing in his Massachusetts backyard, often running through a rocky brook where roots and greenery sprouted at his feet. […]

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Somerville Artist Joanne Simon Explores Immigration and Climate Change

Joanne Simon was just 15 years old when she began making politically driven artwork, a passion that’s carried her through her career—and across the world. […]

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Daniel Ranalli’s Latest Photo Series Provides Commentary on Climate Change

Daniel Ranalli was well on his way to a Ph.D. in economics when he dropped out to pursue a newfound passion: photography. Now, nearly 50 […]

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This Providence Artist Uses His Paintings as a Weapon Against Injustice

No, it’s not a joke—Bob Ross really did teach a young Jordan Seaberry the joy of painting. “My mom sprung for the official Bob Ross […]

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Sharon Whitham’s Prints Explore the Search for Harmony and Direction

Although Sharon Whitham started college as an art major, she switched her course of study to public health and ended up working in the field […]