Donna Caselden shares save the date for an upcoming event in Rockport:
Experimental group of Rockport Art Association and Museum (RAAM) kicks off the year with a presentation from respected gallery owner and activist, Paula Estey.
“The Personal is Political: Art and Activism 2020” A presentation through Estey’s professional journey from Gallery owner to community activist. We’ll talk about things like our creative responsibility as artists for truth; how to avoid burnout or comparison; how to maintain an ethic of beauty in the face of challenges, and the artist’s personal paths to activism. Artists can be effective catalysts for conscious change. This exciting talk is free and open to the public! All are welcome!
Date March 19, 2020
Time 6-8 p.m.
Place: Hibbard Gallery, Rockport Art Association & Museum
Paula Estey (Abbreviated) Bio ~ Paula Estey (pictured here with her son) has been an art warrior from birth, through poetry, painting, performance and now as the founder of Paula Estey Gallery: A Center for Art and Activism, celebrating six years in 2020. Paula has curated meaningful contemporary fine art exhibits addressing environmental and other social justice topics. In 2017, Estey founded The Women in Action Huddle of Greater Newburyport,. a support and activism group with more than 250 members working on initiatives serving the environmental crisis in our communities and region. For more info: www.paulaesteygallery.com