Author Archive

Oliver Balf

His work is full of bright colors, motion, and life that flow on his canvas like the jazz he listened to. Oliver Balf was part of the founding faculty at Montserrrat College of Art in Beverly, MA, a school started […]

Robert Anderson

Born in Chicago, Robert Anderson is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago. Early in his career, he worked as an illustrator at the Chicago Natural History Museum. He has been living in Rockport since 1969 in a home […]

Ralph Coburn

You find a lot of history when visiting Ralph Coburn. His home, which overlooks Folly Cove, is the historic barn in which Virginia Burton Lee taught courses and was once the home of the Folly Cove Designers. Coburn, a modest […]

Lisa Hanna Vincent

Sitting down to have a cup of tea with Lisa Vincent is a double enjoyment: there is the tea of course, and then there is the wonderful ceramic work that holds the tea and that is Lisa’s passion. Lisa’s many […]

Roger Martin

Martin is a graduate of the Boston School of the Museum of Fine Arts and co-founder of the Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, where he taught for 20+ years before retiring in 1989.

Holly Curcio

A ceramic young girl thoughtful on a table among her books, billowing clouds drifting in a summer’s sky with packages hanging from it: two of the many pieces that ceramics artist Holly Curcio has created.

Peter Vincent

When you talk about Peter Vincent’s work, there are often two subjects. The emotion and feeling in the fishermen’s faces that he creates and the detail that he puts into his works. His work primarily has focused around the lives […]

James Mellow

“Writing about the past is like attempting to restore an old house: you can never bring it back to what it once was, but you can hope to make it livable again.” – James Mellow

Dan Farrenkopf

In a 2002 Martha Stewart Show episode, America was introduced to the work of Dan Farrenkopf and Lunaform, the company he co-founded with Phil Lawless.

Robert Lerch

When visiting Rockport’s Bearskin Neck, one needs only to look a little off the main road and follow the slate walkway up to the R. Lerch Gallery to find master works of photography. This gallery is the work of local photographer Robert Loren Lerch, whose calm, keenly observed images make you feel as if you are a part of the scene – be it Cape Ann, Maine, or Ireland – just before the shudder had popped.