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April 17, 2014

The Lookout: Award-winning Boston singer to perform at the Firehouse

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For more information, call 978-463-3335 or visit www.byfieldcac.org.

Artist shows work at Firehouse

Landscapes by Priscilla Serafin will be on display from April 22 through May 18 in the gallery at the Firehouse Center for the Arts.

Serafin is an oil painter who focuses on the light, water and coastal marshes surrounding the North Shore.

A free opening reception will be held Sunday, April 27, from 4 to 6 p.m.

The gallery is open Wednesdays through Sundays from noon to 5 p.m., later on performance days.

Proposals are now being accepted through April 30 for solo shows that will run monthly from October 2014 through September 2015.

Artists are asked to submit 10-20 digital images on CD, representing work that would be in the show; an artist’s statement; a bio or CV; and a check or money order for $20, made out to Firehouse Center for the Arts.

Proposals can be hand-delivered to the box office or mailed to Firehouse Center for the Arts, Art Gallery Director, Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01915.

For application forms and more information, visit www.firehouse.org. All artists will find out by June 15 whether they have been selected.

Pink chair paintings pay tribute to mom

Paintings by Georgetown artist Lynne Schulte are on display through April 30 at The Provident Bank in Amesbury.

“Remembrance — The Pink Chair Project” celebrates the memory of Schulte’s mother, who died in 2011. The paintings all include an Adirondack chair — painted in her mother’s favorite color, bright pink — placed into various locations that have special meaning for the artist or her mother.

The story behind each painting is posted beside each piece of art. The show has traveled throughout the region in the past two years, with Amesbury being the 11th of 13 stops.

An artist’s reception will be held tonight from 5:30 to 7 at the bank, 5 Market St. Branch hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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