A reminder that WE HAVE POSTPONED the Blackstone Valley Authors & Artisans Festival until the fall! We are not live this weekend. Be sure to check out the 33rd Annual Valley Friendship Tour which will be going on in Whitinsville on Sat the 2nd! https://alternativesnet.org/2018/01/03/33annualvft/ And next Saturday is the Sutton Art Festival on their… Read More


artwork by Carol Frieswick The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the “Watercolors Then and Now” show to celebrate all past and present BVAA members and their watercolors. We are in our 60th year! The opening reception will be Friday, May 11th, 2018 from 5-7. Invite family and friends – all are welcome! Where: BVAA… Read More


Image by Joe Altruda Uxbridge features some of the most beautiful scenery in the region. Did you know that within a 5 minute walk of our Uxbridge Art Gallery there is a train station, several old churches, two historical homes, a waterfall, and several old stone buildings? The BVAA has created a day of creativity,… Read More


It’s time for the Blackstone Valley Authors & Artisans Festival 2018! All authors and artists welcome! The date is Saturday, June 2nd, 2018. The place is the beautiful gazebo and field alongside the Whitin Community Center! Save the date! Celebrate local authors and artisans! To claim your own booth, here’s the form: Blackstone Valley Authors… Read More


Coming up this Saturday afternoon Jan 27th 2018 from 1:30-3pm! FREE workshop on Long Exposure photography. What is long exposure all about? What is exposure on a camera? How do you alter it? What does it do to the photo? Free at the Uxbridge Art Gallery! http://bvaa.org/2018/01/01/long-exposure-photography-workshop-jan-27-2018/… Read More


Saturday 1/27 from 10am – noon! FREE fun session on painting photographs with watercolor paints. Come on out and give it a try! In the Uxbridge Art Gallery. http://bvaa.org/2017/12/31/hand-coloring-photos-with-watercolors/… Read More


Today! Today! It’s the January 15, 2018 submission deadline for our Anything Goes open photography show! There’s a separate category for film photography & cyanotype images! 2018 Anything Goes Photography Show Please Share the news and tag friends! What have you created today? Let us know, we’d love to see images!… Read More


Only 14 days until the submission deadline for the 2018 BVAA Anything Goes open photography show! The deadline is Monday, January 15, 2018. There’s a separate category for film images so get those done and developed! http://bvaa.org/2017/10/21/6th-annual-anything-goes-photography-show/ What have you photographed today? Let us know in the comments – we’d love to see it! Aim… Read More


Evening meditation time. I’m working on a new project to document the homes with candles in windows in my town. It’s such a lovely tradition to help lost travelers to their destination. We all could use a guiding light. Join me in meditating for just ten minutes. #namaste… Read More