Brian Tillet on the New Bedford Art Scene
Recently, I had local artist Brian Tillet on my program to discuss the artistic renaissance
that has taken to the city streets in the last few years, as he’s had a hand in many of the recent projects.
Brian talked about the works that have been done, the philosophy behind these projects,
and what new projects to look forward to.
Latest New Bedford mural by Pawtucket artist is about then and now
On Acushnet Avenue Monday afternoon, people took notice of the new mural in the works next to Wing’s Court, facing Custom House Square.
‘Our link is just the creative community’: 3rd EyE Open Hip Hop Festival takes over Downtown New Bedford
If you were walking through Downtown New Bedford on Saturday, you might have been confused by what you saw. 3rd EyE Open Hip Hop Festival not only had break dancers, but also everything from graffiti artists giving demonstrations to farmers selling sunflowers to families playing miniature golf.
Custom House Square was filled with local residents and vendors for the 3rd EyE Open Festival.
Birds and Boats: New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! take a new look at two SouthCoast favorites
Anyone in the South Coast exhibiting and/or selling artworks knows there is an affinity for boats and birds.
Summer ’19: New Bedford Arts at the tipping point
“It” is the explosion of art in New Bedford — which reached a milestone during the summer of ’19 as carefully laid plans, strenuous effort and visionary ideals came together to produce a summer like no other in New Bedford.
Superflat NB Mural Festival 2018
Get ready New Bedford! This is the first Superflat NB Mural Festival featuring temporary and permanent murals in and around Wings Court in downtown New Bedford.
They Did It! SUPERFLAT NB soars past fundraising goal
With 24 hours left to collect donations to the campaign, which officially ended the next night, Thursday, May 30 at 11:59 p.m., contributions continued to pour in.
Basketball courts as works of art and a new park with mosaic tile are among nine public art projects to receive grants from the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts in the first round of a major grant program designed to take the SouthCoast arts scene to a new level.
SUPERFLAT NB and MassDevelopment team up to bolster community
The public mural art group SUPERFLAT NB launched last year to excitement and enthusiasm — and with grand ambitions.
Superflat New Bedford Launches Commonwealth Places Campaign for Mural Project
$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MassDevelopment’s Commonwealth Places
New Bedford Superflat artist panel discussion
SUPERFLAT launching this week in New Bedford
Hold on to your bricks, clapboard, cement and siding. SUPERFLAT, the new public art mural project, bursts upon the scene in a big way beginning on Friday (May 4) — and then keeps on going Saturday, May 12 and into the summer.
Ready to paint the town: New Bedford is about to get SUPERFLAT
For several months, a cabal of creative citizens has been meeting in secret to plot the next evolution of New Bedford’s public art life.