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Gateway Arts Welcomes New Director

Friday, July 1, 2022

It’s with great enthusiasm that we announce the appointment of Gregory Liakos as Director of Gateway Arts.  Greg comes to Gateway with extensive experience in a range of institutions including the Peabody Essex Museum, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and most recently as interim director of the Boston arts nonprofit, SPOKE. “In addition to Greg’s professional … Read More

Bil Thibodeau Promoted to Artistic Director

Friday, July 1, 2022

Gateway Arts is pleased to announce the promotion of Bil Thibodeau into the position of Artistic Director. Bil has been associated with Gateway Arts for many years as the creator and supervisor of the Folk-Art Studio, as well as as the assistant to Stephen DeFronzo, former Artistic Director.  Bil assumes the role with a great … Read More

Artistic Director to Step Down

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Artistic Director to Step Down June 30, 2022 Stephen De Fronzo, Artistic Director of Gateway Arts is stepping down. For the past 35 years, he has been a key member of a team that has created this model studio art center for individuals with disabilities; comprised of art studios, a store, and gallery. Beginning in … Read More

Director of Gateway Arts to Step Down in June 2022

Friday, March 11, 2022

Director of Gateway Arts to Step Down in June 2022 (Brookline, MA) Gateway Arts, a Vinfen service announced this month that Rae Edelson, who has been the Director of Gateway Arts for more than 44 years, will step down as of June 30, 2022. Edelson will work closely with Vinfen, the Gateway Arts staff, and … Read More

Gateway Artists Light up the Holidays

Thursday, November 29, 2018

In preparation for the holiday season, new Gateway artist Hannah DeFelice is hard at work producing a vast number of holiday related cards, creches, and menorahs.  After finalizing a last detail, DeFelice smiles and proudly declares another unique and intricate menorah complete, and ready for a customer.  Once each hand crafted item is finished it … Read More

Molly Piper Walks to End Alzheimer’s

Monday, September 17, 2018

Artist Molly Piper is admired in the Gateway Studios as much for her kindness as her unique artistic style and perspective.  Piper feels deeply connected to people and the world around her.  She uses art to explore and address social and political events, often doing so with a touch of humor.  While the specifics of … Read More

Gateway Artists Visualize Stories with Brookline Interactive Group (BIG)

Thursday, March 16, 2017

By Nicole Veilleux In a digital age, incorporating visual elements in storytelling has a remarkable effect on people.  Last fall seven Gateway artists explored a new media means of communication at Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) community media arts center, working to visualize and share stories from their lives as students of a Digital Storytelling course, made possible through donations … Read More

Gateway Arts Participates In Brookline Open Studios

Monday, April 25, 2016

Gateway Arts will open its doors for Brookline Open Studios on Saturday, April 29. The studio art center has been in Brookline for over 40 years, and provides support for building careers for over 100 artists from surrounding areas. With the goal of providing individualized, arts-based services to adults with disabilities; Gateway Arts has grown … Read More