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Hopkinton Center for the Arts: Arts in Bloom

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Apr 23, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 23, 2024, 5:00 PM

98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA

Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday, 9am–6pm, Saturday & Sunday, 10am–2pm

Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) is excited to announce their nineteenth annual Arts in Bloom exhibition, juried by Claudia Fiks.

Arts in Bloom is a competitive juried annual show open to all artists. Fiks will choose the artwork to be exhibited and select six outstanding works for awards. The six winning artists will receive cash prizes totaling over $1,000.

The Hopkinton Garden Club members will also select up to eight pieces of art and make complimentary garden pieces that will be on display for a public reception on Saturday May 12th @ 6 pm.

Claudia is an experienced art administrator with a dedication spanning over two decades in the arts and culture sector. She currently holds the position of Director at Galatea Fine Art, an art gallery located in the SoWA Arts and Design District in Boston. Additionally, she serves as the Director at Newton Open Studios, a writer correspondent for Artscope Magazine, a guided tour at Art Fairs including Art Miami Basel, and an independent consultant for various art organizations.

Claudia's extensive career includes roles as Program Director and Development Director at the Eliot School for Fine and Applied Arts, Fuller Craft Museum, and the Society of Arts and Craft. Beyond her administrative positions, Claudia contributes as a grant panelist at the Mass Cultural Council and curates and organizes open calls and exhibitions in the Boston area.

These diverse roles showcase Claudia's transparent passion and unwavering dedication to the arts. She is firmly committed to strengthening the arts landscape by advocating for inclusion, championing creative expression, and creating abundant opportunities for widespread artistic engagement.

Entry to view the exhibition is always free. The HCA is pleased to offer private and group docent tours upon request. For more details, call 508-435-9222 or visit our website at www.hopartscenter.orgThank you to our sponsors Weston Nurseries and Angel's Garden Center.