1.7 min readBy Published On: November 4th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on South Boston Open Studios: Artist Spotlights

Written by Mairead McGonagle

On Saturday November 7th and Sunday, November 8th from 12pm-6pm South Boston’s artists and craftspeople will open their doors and share their amazing work with the public. Come meet the artists, discover something new, and support what’s new on the Southie art scene.  For more information visit: http://southbostonopenstudios.org

555 Gallery // 555 East 2nd St. Boston, MA 02127
The Distillery // 516 East 2nd St. Boston, MA 02127
King Terminal // 110 K St. Boston, MA 02127

Here’s a glimpse inside some of our local talent:
Anna Comella, Distillery, Custom Fabrics converted into furniture, clothing, and pillows – Dresses from re-used Macy’s bags, jewelry from plastic bags and plastic cards, Anna Comella’s portfolio boasts works from unconventional materials, bold textures, and mosaic masterpieces. Her works can be found in the edgy Marriot Residence Inn in Fort Point, along a few other lucky local businesses.  Visit her website at www.annacomella.com 
Dan McCole, Distillery, Watercolors  – A native of South Boston, Dan McCole found his passion for watercolors early on. He worked as an illustrator for the Boston Herald, founded the weekly Weymouth News, and has earned many accolades before moving back to South Boston and focusing on painting fulltime. His acclaimed “St. Patrick’s Day Parade” painting hangs in Minneapolis while others hang in Hollywood and beyond.  Read more at www.danmccole.com 

About Distillery
Built in the mid-nineteenth century as a rum distillery, The Distillery is now a vibrant community of artists, artisans, and small businesses. Home to two galleries, the innovative community also hosts 140 tenants in its studios and studio apartments. Twice a year, the building opens its doors to the public during Open Studios, so come explore the unique and diverse studios that make The Distillery different. 

At 555 Gallery  – “Spellbound: A World in Flux”until December 12th.  This unique exhibition features video installations by the internationally recognized artist, Madeleine Altmann. Opening Reception with the artist Saturday, November 7,  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm