Berkshires Artists
Berkshire County is wondrously rural, yet located within a convenient traveling distance from Boston and New York. The Berkshires' appeal to metropolitan residents seeking a cultural getaway is a draw for many artists. Many visitors have fallen in love with the area and relocated here. Cultural and recreational pastimes abound in the Berkshires, giving residents and visitors alike an appealing alternative to urban living.


Berkshire artSTART - Cultural Resource Guide
artSTART’s Culture Guide is a growing list of art and culture in the northern Berkshires of Massachusetts. From culinary art to galleries, folk art to video art, the Culture Guide connects you to the spectrum of culture in the region.

 
The Berkshire Cultural Resource Center--a collaborative project of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) and the City of North Adams--provides the regional arts community training, resources, access, and marketing support to artists, arts managers, arts scholars, and arts-related entrepreneurs.


Featured Artists:
  Larry Alice
North Adams, MA

Larry combines drawings, images, and words to explore our sense of self and being in the world.
 
  Sandra Butler
North Adams, MA

Vivid abstract monotypes and paintings (mixed-media) based on intuition and perception, as well as visual responses to images, ideas and personal experiences in the natural world. She is also an artist/educator and teaches children and adults in the Boston area.
 
  Peggy Diggs
Williamstown, MA

A performance and installation artist, whose work has social and political connotations.
 
  Peter Dudek
Windsor, MA

Creates sprawling mixed-media sculptures with an element of architecture.
 
  Joshua Field
North Adams, MA

Joshua Field's paintings are at once spartan and poetic, using a broad range of materials and techniques.
 
  Walton Ford
Great Barrington, MA

Walton Ford's prints and paintings look like large-scale allegorical narratives in the form of the eighteenth and nineteenth-century tradition of natural history painting.
 
  Joan Kiley
North Adams, MA

Joan Kiley works in oils using multiple imagery with influences from current advertising media and folk art.
 
  Lisa Nilsson
North Adams, MA

Lisa Nilsson creates intricate box assemblages of small found objects. Her detailed work enhances these small objects with a sense of preciousness.
 
  Laurie McLeod
Stockbridge, MA

McLeod, a choreographer, film maker and performance maverick,creates short underwater films which have been seen at MassMoCA, Lincoln Center, Jacobís Pillow and on PBS.
 
  Danny O
North Adams, MA

Daniel "Danny O" O'Connor's vibrant art is built upon inventive imagination. An instinctive recycler, he creates collage art using a range of mediums, from colorful magazine paper to subtle and sophisticated Scotch Tape drawings.
 
  Gregory Scheckler
North Adams, MA

Gregory Scheckler makes paintings dealing with allegory, landscape, and figure. Greg is also an Assistant Professor of Visual Art at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
 
  Norm Thomas
North Adams, MA

Norm Thomas works in oils producing large scale geometric abstractions using primary colors. Inspired by jazz instrumentalists, and dance, these paintings are rhythmic and colorful.
 
Amanda Jones, Inc. Amanda Jones North Adams
Brian Jewett Brian Jewett North Adams
CatingArts.com Edward Cating North Adams
Chris Warren Chris Warren Williamstown
David Lachman David Lachman North Adams
Edward Cating Edward Cating North Adams
Elizabeth Winthrop Elizabeth Winthrop Williamstown
Ellen Joffe-Halpern Ellen Joffe-Halpern Williamstown
Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture Darra Goldstein Williamstown
Gregory Scheckler Gregory Scheckler North Adams
Hairy Sticks and Pigment John Shamburger North Adams
Howard Cruse Howard Cruse North Adams
Howard Digital Media Todd Howard Williamstown
Jana Christy Jana Christy North Adams
Joe Goodwin Joe Goodwin Pittsfield
Joe Manning Joe Manning Florence
John MacDonald John MacDonald Williamstown
John E. Mitchell John E. Mitchell North Adams
Joshua Field Joshua Field North Adams
Karin Stack Karin Stack Williamstown
Kay Canavino Photography Kay Canavino Adams
Kevin Kennefick Photography Kevin Kennefick Williamstown
Klein Studio Henry Klein Adams
Laura Christensen Laura Christensen North Adams
Melchiori Technologies Lynn Melchiori North Adams
North Adams Historical Society North Adams
Northern Berkshire Creative Arts Rebecca DeWitt North Adams
Rebecca Nebesar Rebecca Nebesar Canaan
Robin Brickman Robin Brickman Williamstown
Sally Sussman Sally Sussman Williamstown
Samuel Adams Samuel Adams North Adams
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Mary Leitch Williamstown
Storefront Artist Project Peter Dudek Pittsfield
The Eclipse Mill Debi Pendell North Adams
Williams College Museum of Art Suzanne Augugliaro Silitch Williamstown
Williamstown Youth Center David Rempell Williamstown
Zaretsky Media Studio Adam Zaretsky North Adams


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