Pat Peter

By Zoë Wyner It is a Friday morning. Upon walking into a sunny room, you find 6 artists working at various tables around the space. Two of these individuals are painting. Another is following a complex pattern for a bracelet, … Continued

Artist of the Month: Laurie Maguire

By Kathleen Gens Laurie has attended Gateway Arts since 2012 and in that time here has created a wonderful full body of work. Laurie has developed a distinctive style in each of her studios ranging from pottery, illustration to large … Continued

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By Mark Hennen In this recently composed vignette Gateway artist David O’Toole plays it close to the vest and sticks to the observational facts on a 5 ½ in x 4 ½ in note card.  What do we see? We … Continued

Artist of the Month: Francelia Brea

By Ashley Brown “You are never going to believe this! Come see!” Francelia smiles broadly and leads me through the maze of the studio. Past the black floor in Folk Art, past the bright white walls of the pottery studio—still shining from it’s … Continued

Staff Pick: Maria Covino Relief

By Bil Thibodeau Jump, Maria Covino, wood and ink, 2014. Maria Covino is well known for her impressive drawings of repetitive grid patterns of lines, numbers, words and stars. Her structured yet playful subject matter has been part of Gateway and the art world … Continued

Artist of the Month: Richard McConnell

By Leah Medin Richard spins yarn from skeins into balls for weaving projects.  Richard McConell has been working at Gateway Arts for 24 years. These days Richard chooses to work primarily in the Weaving Studio. Richard has developed incredible weaving … Continued

Congressman Joseph Kennedy III visits Gateway Arts

Gateway artists and staff pose with Congressman Kennedy.  Congressman Joseph Kennedy III, on Thursday September 4, took time out of his busy schedule to tour Vinfen’s Gateway Arts in Brookline Village. Kennedy, along with District Director Nick Clemons, had a chance to … Continued

Artist of the Month: Hahn Cao-Danh

By Ashley Brown Gateway is celebrating Hanh Cao-Danh as August’s artist of the month. Hanh started at Gateway in April 2013. Hanh has an eye for pattern and color.  Found object sculpture, 2013. When Hanh first arrived, Hanh’s only interest … Continued

Staff Pick: Paintings by Pat Peter

By Andrew Levine  Playground on Thayer, acrylic on canvas, 2013 Pat Peter’s painting, Playground on Thayer, depicts a dreamlike playground with swings and benches in a familiar neighborhood and a large leafless tree, definitely for climbing to the top. Peter’s … Continued