Friends of Art Manchester is a non-profit organization working with community youth, institutions, educators, artists and patrons of the arts that support the creation, installation, preservation and protection of public art in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Mural located on Mechanic Street near the YMCA by artist
Anthony Williams. Photo by John Mitchell. (Just click on the photo to enlarge it, press Esc key to go back to the text.)
Williams supervised the artists who painted these murals in Cat Alley,
Manchester, NH. Pan photo by Lance
If you know of any other building owners in the downtown who
would like to have a mural painted on their building, please contact FOA. We
We have a date for our reception for the first Families in Transition project (canvases painted for the women's residence). If you would like to be on the evite list, please send an e-mail to treasurer, Linda Feinberg, and ask to be added to the list. The reception will be on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 4:00-5:00 pm.
of our members participated in the Art in Action event in Londonderry, NH over
the weekend. This was held in two different buildings, Mack’s Apples and Shady
On the left: Frank
Moulin and some of his beautiful watercolors.
Debbie Curtin looked like she was having fun talking to everyone.
Williams (our vice president) and author Joe Smiga enjoyed their conversation
too. These photos were taken in the
greenhouse by our treasurer, Linda Feinberg.
Some of Anthony's paintings.
And a reminder: Our second project with Families in
Transition is going forward and we have six artists committed to paint. We have one more canvas available. This will be similar to our last project with
FIT except that we will be painting the canvases for their men’s residence this
time. Contact treasurer Linda Feinberg
if you would like more information.
Update: 11/12/13: the last canvas has been spoken for. Please contact Linda if you would like to be on the list for the next project.
And what I sought,
a few times;
as green islands
from a schooner.
Like seafaring friends
we greeted those moments--
grabbed at them--
joy in our eyes.
Trices of worth!
made of white sand;
warm sea waves.
But, we were
finding rare pearls,
many empty dives
I wrote this one many years ago. We no longer have a dog,
but I still walk around the pond and still love the changing of the seasons. I
have more poems on my personal blog. Select the category “poems” to
filter it. I am one of the founding members of this group and its treasurer. I have been writing poems for over 30 years, but my books are currently out of print. firstname.lastname@example.org