Fleeting Moments: Mixed Media, Metal and More by Lauren Head
Mixed Media by Lauren Head
Please join us for a First Friday reception, meet and greet the artist on Friday, June 5 from 5-8pm. The show, titled "Fleeting Moments," will feature mixed media, metal and more by artist Lauren Head.
Lauren Head has a BA in studio art, over 29 years of experience in art education, and is the founder and director of the Gould Academy blacksmithing program. She has attended numerous workshops at institutions including: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, Center for Creative Imaging, The Carving and Sculpture Center, and Peters Valley Craft Center.
She has also been responsible for coordinating workshops with visiting artists to support the art curriculum and the Sophomore Four Point Program. In addition, she has served as Department Head at Gould Academy, and currently teaches blacksmithing, metal design, sculpture, and design. Her work as been commissioned for non-profit and private collections.
Along with being an art educator, Lauren is a former member of the United States Telemark Ski Team and a National Champion in Telemark GS. Currently, she is the head coach of the alpine ski racing development program, and is a level 3 nationally certified coach. Lauren also serves as head coach of the Women's Tennis program.
When Lauren isn't teaching or working in the studio, she can be found spending time with her family, husband Robert Baribeau and son Alexander, climbing mountains, skiing, tending chickens and participating in activities in the outdoors. Lauren is a longtime member of the Mahoosuc Arts Council Board of Directors, and has painted numerous "ARTirondack" chairs though the years, helping to raise significant funding for the council’s mission to support arts education and community arts.
Gallery goers will also enjoy live jazz keyboard by Mike Maurice at the opening reception. The show is free and open to the public, and the exhibit and sale will continue through Saturday, June 27. For more information, call the gallery at 743-8041.
Ongoing gallery displays -
We're home to a diverse collection of matted and framed original vintage and antique prints in an intimate gallery space, nestled in an historic 1797 farmstead. Specializing in photogravure, letterpress, contemporary and stone litho. We also offer rotating fine arts with new exhibits planned for each First Friday gallery opening. Expert custom framing, giclee printing and digital restoration services on site.
You’ll also discover select vintage jewelry, Christmas decor year-round, Maine-made camp furniture, and other gift items. Open Monday ~ Friday - 9am to 6pm, Saturday - Noon to 6pm. Always open by appointment. Bruce and Adrienne Little, owners.