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Susan Mara Bregman
My words and images focus on the everyday and overlooked aspects of the built environment, from trains and bridges to neon signs and diners. I like capturing vehicles in motion and finding perspectives that transform ordinary objects into abstractions. Sometimes there’s a little rust or a broken light bulb. But no matter; these are just the scars of survivors. Recently, I detoured into candlepin bowling, a form of the game with deep New England roots. But regardless of the subject, I love when my photos and books evoke memories, whether it’s a first date at a long-gone movie palace or a birthday party at a now-shuttered bowling center. I hope my work sparks the same nostalgia for you.
As a child, Marian sold nickel drawings door to door. As an adult, after teaching, private investigating, and jewelry buying, she worked full time and attended classes at Massachusetts College of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.
Her Paintings appear in public and private art collections including the Dana Farber Hospital’s permanent art collection, Meditech and Children’s’ Hospital Research Building.
A SoWa Guild member from 2008-2020, she is a member of Galatea Fine Art, SoWa. Professional affiliations include; Newton Art Association, National and Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Women Artists and South End Artist Association.
Deborah Perugi is a lifelong artist who received a BFA from Penn State University in printmaking. Her career in Graphics and Illustration began at the Boston Globe. She became a freelance web and graphic designer and returned to painting about ten years ago.
She started with traditional landscapes and portraits in oil, but is now concentrating on large scale abstraction in acrylic and smaller cold wax media on board. The paintings are revealed to her as she explores color, shapes and design. She invites the viewer to interpret these paintings and find something inspiring.