Nature and technology meet at Gleason’s newest art show

by Karina Coombs   A series of ceramic scrolls from Bedford artist Carol Rissman. Rissman makes each tile from white or red clay before imprinting or stamping them with natural found objects. Pieces are then fired and stained. Tiles are selected individually for each scroll and mounted on a wooden backing. (Photo by Karina Coombs) [...]

Brimfield Antique and Collectibles Show, 2016

Brimfield Antique and Collectibles Show, 2016

Back when we were dating, my husband and I first went to the Brimfield Antique and Collectibles show. We spent hours strolling up and down the street and in and out of the tents looking for things that "spoke" to us. We acquired an enormous porcelain industrial glove mold, an old glass hospital paper cup [...]

What is old is new again (to me, anyway)

What is old is new again (to me, anyway)

For someone who thinks she is fairly aware of trends - and is clearly wrong about this fact - I can't believe I wasn't aware of terrarium fever until this past July. It was a visit to a local garden store with a little money and time to kill that first brought them to my [...]