Last weekend for juried art show

The annual juried art show at the Southborough Arts Center closes on December 1, so this is your last weekend to check it out, and I assure you it’s worth a visit.

There are some beautiful pieces submitted by over 25 local artists. There is painting, both modern and traditional, photography, sculpture, collage, and textiles. Judges awarded prizes to the top pieces.

My personal favorite is a gorgeous art quilt called Hearts Quake by Southborough artist Mary-Ellen Latino. It was inspired by the Lord Byron poem “Don Juan,” and I could start at it for days.

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(Click on any thumbnail above to enlarge and view as a slideshow. Credits from left to right: Margarets Tea by Rose Bartolini; Peace Amid the Chaos, Sarah Alexander; a close-up of Hearts Quake by Mary-Ellen Latino; Laura by Rose Bartolini)

Head on over to the Arts Center this weekend to find your favorite. Some pieces are for sale. The gallery is open on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm with a docent around to answer your questions. Or stop by on Monday or Turesday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for a self-guided tour. The Arts Center is located at 21 Highland Street (map).

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