Boston has always had an artistic soul. The culture and heritage of our city, like most great cities, owes a tremendous debt to the arts community. Supporting local art is something we care deeply about and we’d like to do everything we can to help the local arts community thrive. Unfortunately, too often media attention is monopolized by corporate interests and tabloid gossip – but culture doesn’t come from a focus on celebrity breakups it comes from a focus on the arts.
Below, you’ll find some incredible artists from in and around Dorchester that we hope you will check out, follow and support.
I am an artist based in the Boston-area and have been painting all his life. I specialize in figurative painting in an expressionistic style, rendered in oils and pastels on canvas, paper, and wood. I like working big – a surface big enough to allow him to be expansive, and physical. Read more>>
My grandfather was an amazing artist. He worked a lot with landscapes, and in many mediums. He noticed the creativity in me at a young age and nurtured the inner artist. Read more>>
I bought my first camera at 11 years of age for probably the equivalent of $20 today. I took photos of birds with it but the camera was so bad you couldn’t even see the birds in the photos, but I was lucky that I always knew I wanted to do something creative whether it was photography, painting or designing. Read more>>
I’ll be honest and say that I don’t think there is anything unique about my story other than that I felt/recognized that I was given an opportunity to reevaluate my life and I took the chance. I have been taking pictures for a long as I can remember and having people tell me that I had talent but I never really gave it much thought. I just loved taking pictures wherever I went. Read more>>