Exhibit: Shifting Perceptions – The Art of Autism

Posted by: BVPAC on April 8th, 2013

Exhibit: Shifting Perceptions – The Art of Autism

An exhibition of internationally recognized artists on the Autism Spectrum Please join us for Shifting Perspectives: The Art of Autism experience at the Good Purpose Gallery in Lee, Mass. The show begins on Friday, April 5th with an Opening Reception on Friday April 12th at 5PM. The exhibit runs until May 27, 2013. This Art

Exhibit: The Way I See It

Posted by: dsteele on February 13th, 2013

Exhibit: The Way I See It

The Good Purpose Gallery invites you… Yom Tov and Elinor Bracha Blumenthal With vivid color and brilliant skill, Yom Tov Blumenthal penetrates imagination. His large acrylic paintings are both illustrative and surreal. Yom Tov is on the “autism spectrum” and lives, paints, and owns an art gallery in Israel. He is also the author and illustrator

Writers Read – Friday, January 25 @ 5:30

Posted by: dsteele on January 17th, 2013

A monthly series of established poets and writers reading from their works January 25, 2013 – Writers Read presents  Jonathan Baumbach & Cynthia Read Gardner Jonathan Baumbach is the author of sixteen books, including most recently, “Dreams of Molly” and “YOU or The Invention of Memory.” His short stories have been widely anthologized including Best

VIEWFINDER Exhibit Jan 12-Feb 12

Posted by: dsteele on January 10th, 2013

photography from different points of view exhibit: Jan 12 – Feb 12 artist reception Saturday Jan 19, 5-7 photographers: Paul Solovay Charles Steinhacker Charlie Jacobs Dominick Avellino Chris Ray on the floor – sculpture by Joe Katz A very exciting collection of Berkshire photographers dripping with talent and very different perspectives as well as subject

The Life and Art of Jessica Park

Posted by: BVPAC on November 5th, 2012

The Life and Art of Jessica Park

Thursday, November 15th @ 6:00pm Dr. Tony Genarelly, PhD., Editor/Project Director of “Exploring Nirvana: The Art of Jessica Park” will present a discussion of the artist’s work and life at The Good Purpose Gallery on Thursday, November 15, 6-8 PM. As an autistic artist, Jessica’s “extraordinary and largely mysterious world… still glows in her beautifully

Visions on the Spectrum II – Artist: Jessica Park

Posted by: BVPAC on October 12th, 2012

Visions on the Spectrum II – Artist: Jessica Park

Nov 3  - Jan 2, 2013 Jessica has become a nationally recognized artist. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, The New Yorker Magazine and on CBS’s Early Show. Jessica Hillary Park was born on July 20, 1958 and lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She attended local public schools and received her first art

A Day of Entertainment at the Spectrum Playhouse and Good Purpose Gallery!

Saturday, August 4th,2012 – Downtown Lee featured Art in the Alley, Family First Puppet Theater, and live music on the back alley stage all day! Art in the Alley – 10am – 8pm - The newly renovated alleyway behind the Good Purpose Gallery, and which connects to the Spectrum Playhouse, will be the site of our

Spectrum Playhouse Grand Opening Weekend!

Posted by: BVPAC on June 29th, 2012

Spectrum Playhouse Grand Opening Weekend!

The Good Purpose Gallery and Spectrum Playhouse in Lee, MA celebrate the official kick-off the Berkshire Visual & Performing Arts Center (BVPAC) 2012-2013 season. On July 6-7,2012, BVPAC hosted a weekend filled with music, performance, and art for all ages. After a year of renovations, the Spectrum Playhouse and Joyous Studios is holding it’s grand

In the News: BVPAC is “Joining the Arts Parade”

Posted by: BVPAC on June 16th, 2012

In the News: BVPAC is “Joining the Arts Parade”

Richard Houdek, a writer for Berkshire HomeStyle Magazine, takes a look at the emerging arts scene in the town of Lee, Massachusetts in the June 2012 issue. The focus of the article is Berkshire Visual & Performing Arts Center’s (BVPAC) Good Purpose Gallery and Spectrum Playhouse. BVPAC is a project of the College Internship Program,

Good Purpose Gallery: Charcoal & Stone

Posted by: BVPAC on June 12th, 2012

Good Purpose Gallery: Charcoal & Stone

Exhibit: June 14 – July 30, 2012 Gala Event: July 6th @ 6pm This show was absolutely stunning with Kayla Corby’s dramatic charcoal painterly drawings and Myrna Lieb Citron’s powerful and sensuous stone carved sculpture. These amazing artists took us on an intimate unforgettable experience of beauty, light and shadows.