T.D. Heavican, A Loss for Words (detail)
FLOW is an exhibition of work highlighting continuous movement. Speaking to literal motion as well as the metaphysical – such as rhythms of social interactions – FLOW embraces the idea of transition from one place or state to another.
Michelle Fiorenza & Kelvy Bird
Saturday, May 21, 2016
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Nave Gallery (Teele Square), 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA
April 30 – May 21, 2016
Saturday and Sunday, 1:00-5:00 pm
Special extended hours during Somerville Open Studios:
Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1: 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Jim Baab, Jeff Bartell, Susan Emmerson, Phyllis Ewen, Samantha Fields, Rebekah Lord Gardiner, Beth Lundell Garver, J. M. Golding, T.D. Heavican, Mary Hughes, C. M. Judge, Sue Murad, Ryan Lewis, Jennifer Longworth, John Guy Petruzzi, Judith Prager, Amanda Kidd Schall, Jane Sherrill, Kaitlin Thurlow, Raphael Warshaw, Kalina Winska
ABOUT THE CURATORS:
Michelle Fiorenza is a Boston area photographer, curator and graphic designer. She is a graduate of New England School of Photography (NESOP) and Northeastern University and has been an active member of the Cambridge and Somerville arts community for many years.
In Cambridge she ran the Dean’s Gallery at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and was curator for 10 years. During this time she curated over 60 solo exhibitions featuring the work of local artists and designed all of the invitations. Most recently, she researched and acquired art by Somerville artists for the MIT Sloan School.
Michelle was part of the original team that started the Nave Gallery in Somerville and continued to help run it with the team for over five years. During the past 13 years, She curated several group shows there, some of which featured the works of over 50 artists. She also has previously worked with the Somerville Arts Council with projects such as the Windows Art project, the Somerville Garden Awards, and was on the panel for visual arts grant cycle.
Kelvy Bird is an internationally recognized graphic facilitator, supporting groups by translating content and dynamics into visual formats that aid with reflection and decision-making. She leads creative design at the Presencing Institute, and is on the core team of the edX offering U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self – launched January 2015, with over 70,000 students participating globally. Kelvy also co-founded dpict llc, a firm specializing in scribing to advance social understanding at all scales.
An artist by training, Kelvy received her BFA in painting and BA in Art History from Cornell University. Her current residence is Somerville, MA, where she serves on the Arts Council and has been a core community stakeholder in the developing ArtFarm project. More information at: www.kelvybird.com and www.dpict.info