Wellesley arts news: Artists support Ukraine; Save June 18 for Wellesley Theatre Project gala; Quilts on display

Our roundup of the most current Wellesley, Mass., arts news:

Artists aid Ukraine

Wellesley artist Jenny Schneider has rallied her peers to assist the Crimson Cross in Ukraine by donating proceeds from the sale of their performs.

A wide range of artists from Wellesley and over and above are exhibiting their operate on Schneider’s web site below the banner of Artists for Peace.

artists for peace
“It started with a handful of artists and it retains escalating day to day and there are now artists from all above the planet in this collection.

The artists donate a file of their artwork, which I upload to my website. The prints are  printed by an outdoors enterprise ( Printful) and then despatched to the buyers/donors,” she Schneider writes.

Wellesley artists include: Lala O’Neil, Laura Robert, Karin Sodervall, Deborah Friedman and Schneider, with a lot more likely to join.

Separately, The Wellesley Modern society of Artists has opened its spring exhibition, Awakenings 2022, which can be viewed on-line or in man or woman at 84 Central St., in Wellesley Square. The exhibit, showcasing operates from 45 members, is on show via June 8. Vote for your favorites on the net.

In reaction to the war in Ukraine, the Modern society is featuring a exclusive exhibition of sunflower paintings dubbed Sunflowers for Peace. The sunflower is the countrywide flower of Ukraine and a symbol of peace and nuclear disarmament. All of the sunflower paintings are for sale and artists will be donating some or all sale proceeds to Ukrainian aid. There are added options to contribute to Ukrainian assist by getting artwork in the Awakenings 2022 exhibition.

The Modern society acknowledges the Wellesley Cultural Council for partial assist of the Awakenings exhibition.

Sunflower Montage

Save the date (June 18) for Wellesley Theatre Challenge gala

Wellesley Theatre Undertaking celebrates 10 several years of performances at its Teal Tie Affair, a fundraiser with a are living auction and extra on June 18 at Babson College’s Sorenson Middle for the Arts.

wtp teal

Quilts on exhibit

The Local community Artwork Gallery in at Christ Episcopal Church in Needham is presently exhibiting quilts (by means of May) created by Wellesley artist Susan McCraw.

mccraw quiltHer designs are primarily based on “Shapes and symbols that have survived from ‘time out of mind’ in carpets and other weavings
utilised in common societies all around the globe have been my primary design inspirations. Several have arisen from combinations of colors, textures and styles in textiles established for particular use — rugs, tents, horse blankets, salt or saddle baggage, and mirror cases—carefully fashioned to be wonderful as perfectly as to deliver practical provider,” according to McCraw.


Christ Episcopal Church

1132 Highland Ave, Needham

Several hours: Mon–Fri 9:30am – 1:30pm      Solar 9am – 12noon

Free of charge admission. Masks are necessary indoors

Please send recommendations, pics, strategies to [email protected]


Kenneth Proto

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