2018 - Spring Art Exhibition & Sale

Our 25th event !

The show ran from April 7 to 22, 2018
at the House of Art, 200 Main St, Monson, MA 01057.


127 pieces of artwork were exhibited, contributed by 92 different artists.

Maria Luisa Arroyo ran her acclaimed Poetry Workshop:

"Poets Look at Art" on Tuesday, April 10.


David Dupius, kindly stepped in to run two "Fearless Drawing Workshops" for beginners on April 11 & 18.
(Roberta Wilson, well known local artist working at the Indian Orchard Mills was scheduled to have run them, but at the last minute was unfortunately unable to do so.  We wish Roberta well.) 

Lisa Spencer is the owner of Giclée Printing & Framing of New England
ran a Framing Lecture and Demonstration on Thursday, April 19 

Award Winners


Eliza Moser • Artistic Vision • Best in Show

The Jurors
Each year the committee for the Spring Art Exhibition and Sale select a new set of jurors.  For our 25th event, we were pleased to have had:​ 
  • Robert Aller
    Professor of Photography (retired), the former Photography Program Coordinator; and creator of the photography degree program at Holyoke Community College, Massachusetts.

  • Elizabeth Rhoades 
    An award-winning Connecticut artist whose pastel paintings have been widely exhibited. 

  • Carla Santia
    Santia & Associates, is a turn key art consulting service for corporate and healthcare institutions.

All images are © Copyright of the Artist 2018.

Festival of the Arts

For our 25th event, we invited Local Art Groups, Organisations and Artist joined us in Memorial Hall (next to the House of Art) of networking, Promoting the Arts, and selling their members' artwork.

Visitors and Art Groups alike found this a great addition to the Show.

The Art Show Committee would like to thank:
  • Destination Imagination
  • Friends of the Monson Free Library
  • Green Room Productions
  • Holyoke Leqgue of Artists
  • Juliet Rose Pottery Studio & Gallery
  • Monson Against Violence Everywhere - M.A.V.E
  • Monson Arts Council
  • Quabbin Art Association
  • Scantic River Artisans
  • Wibraham Art League
  • Workshop 13
For making the Festival of Art event so successful.

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of the Awards Presentation

Our Sponsors:

The Art Show Committee are extremely grateful to all our sponsors:


Major Sponsor: Monson Savings Bank

Media Sponsors:
Giclée of New England, Inc. 
Mass Cultural Council

Moulton Insurance Agency Inc.

Real Oldies 1250 AM WARE

Roberts and Sons, Printing Inc.

Tree House Brewing Co.

Turley Publications, Inc.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!
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