Center for the Arts First Friday Gallery Stroll Along Main Street in New London

Friday, February 1, 2019

Press Release

New London NH– The Center for The Arts Lake Sunapee Region presents First Friday Gallery Night and Opening Receptions for their MicroGalleries, Friday February 1, from 5:30-7 PM. Stroll the four CFA MicroGalleries, meet the artists and enjoy some refreshments, The New London Inn features the breathtaking photography of Marc Beerman. Bar Harbor Bank and Trust on Main Street will be showing the bold abstract work of Roger Wells along with the colorful sculptures of Loren Howard. The Blue Loon Bakery will have the boldly simple photography of Rick Stockwell and Whipple Hall will feature the outstanding work of Proctor Academy students.These CFA exhibits will be on display through April 30 during regular business hours. Joining the CFA galleries for the First Friday stroll will be, Emil Nelson Gallery and Annex on Main Street directly across from Whipple Hall.

Photographer Marc Beerman’s main focus has been wildlife and landscape photography. In speaking about his work he says, “My camera allows me to explore and capture the innocence, simplicity, and beauty of the world around me.”

Roger Wells is an abstract painter who aims to communicate hidden dimensions, to show the connectedness of everything, to create images that intrigue and stimulate.

Raised in Cornish, New Hampshire, Loren Howard is a versatile artist who works in both two and three-dimensional concepts using a variety of media. Loren states “I am inspired and motivated by nature, my imagination, and other artists, and moved by design, color, shape, and the creative process.”

Photographer Rick Stockwell has been photographing New England landscapes for 35 years. His goal he says “is to capture what I can of some of that great New England beauty which is all around us, at the best moment, in the right light for myself and others to enjoy and put it into a frame to remember it and share it with others when the sun goes down then I’m happy.”

Whipple Hall holds the future of art with the creative endeavors of students from Proctor Academy.

CFA is pleased to have these fine galleries participate in February’s Frist Friday Gallery Night All are located on Main Street in New London and all First Friday events are free and open to the public.  So come on out and support the arts and stroll these incredible exhibits.

The Center for The Arts is a volunteer organization that hosts a series of free arts programs on the first Friday of each month in the Lake Sunapee Region. Working with business partners in the community, CFA strives to showcase local and regional talent for the benefit of the artists, performers, residents, and visitors to this beautiful region.

If you would like to learn more about the Center for The Arts or would like to volunteer, perform, or sponsor a program, please contact us at 603-526-4444.