Somerville is well-known for its creative innovation that is “rooted” in industry. In response, this year’s ArtBeat theme, “ROOTS”, the collective members of the Artisan’s Asylum pay tribute to this rich history. Roots and maps circulate each window, weaving together moments of the past and present. Snapshots from the days of the Derby Desk company to cheeky robots, kinetic paintings and abstract sculpture create a wonderful montage that is truly an ode to our roots.
Many thanks to the contributing artists and organizers who made this exhibit possible.
*Indicates members of the planning team
About the Artisan’s Asylum:
Artisan’s Asylum, Inc., a non-profit community fabrication center located in Somerville, Massachusetts where you make what you can imagine. Our mission is to support and promote the teaching, learning and practice of fabrication.
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About the Inside-Out Gallery
Initiated in 2009, The Inside-Out Gallery is located in the CVS Window in Davis Square, a unique space that allows the public to view an eclectic array of works from artists and local organizations each month. The mission of the Somerville Arts Council is to cultivate and celebrate the creative expressions of the