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Creativity, Connection & Change

June 25, 2010

Just a handful of events we’ve cooked up at BAK. . .

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Final Farewell to Berkshire Art Kitchen

April 28, 2014

I don’t know how I missed this sweet article in iBerkshires written by Nichole DuPont back when I was closing BAK…


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Final Farewell to Berkshire Art Kitchen

Nichole Dupont 02:42PM / Thursday December 09, 2010


As a journalist I meet some pretty interesting people. Sometimes interesting is a euphemism for scary, sometimes it’s not a euphemism at all. I’ve discovered that this place is absolutely crawling with diversity and dynamic people, especially business owners. Just under two years ago, I sat down with Gabriele Senza in what was, at the time, the newly opened Berkshire Art Kitchen. It was like nothing I’d ever seen before in the Berkshires; part French salon, part funky retail, part gallery.

I was hooked. And so, too, were a lot of other artists and writers and musicians and collagists…you get the idea. The Berkshire Art Kitchen was something new and different and unique. And it was clear that Gabrielle, herself an artist (think amazing art books and gorgeous golden landscapes on canvas), knew how to bring people of all niches together for a cultivated good time.

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, sort of. Read more…

WBCR-lp Songwriter Sampler Benefit House Concert at Eleven!

October 16, 2012

Mark your calendars and join us Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 for a fantastic evening of acoustic music!

7:00 pm

More information to come. . .


My Girlfriend is leaving for Southeast Asia tomorrow!

September 13, 2011


Terra Temporalis in Progress

August 3, 2011


I’m undecided about what to do next… Feeling like less is more, especially when considering the environmental context for the work… Thoughts? Opinions? Inspirations?

Study for Terra Temporalis

August 1, 2011


My plan is to create something of this nature on the 11 x 17 foot wall at the Everhart Museum in Scranton. I will begin tomorrow morning…

Heather Fisch’s New One-woman Show

July 20, 2011
Mark your calendars! Heather Fisch has a new one-woman show – opening at the Mahaiwe Perfoming Arts Center August 18th!  Click the image below for more information on the show.
See you there!

Curbstone Follies

Terra Temporalis installation at the Everhart Museum by Everhart Museum — Kickstarter

June 27, 2011

We’ve just gone live with our Kickstarter Campaign to fund the Terra Temporalis installation at the Everhart Museum by Everhart Museum — Kickstarter.

Please join in and donate any amount you can – $5, $50, $500.

Great fun and fantastic rewards guaranteed!



Reflections On Melville

June 26, 2011





REFLECTIONS ON MELVILLE Exhibitions are now up!



Chapter 1 is at Arrowhead in Pittsfield and Chapters 2 and 3 are at the Eclipse Mill Gallery in North Adams.  This is the 160th Anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick which was written at Arrowhead.  There are about 30 Paintings by Arthur Yanoff and 30 Photographs by Kay Canavino.

For more information, visit:  Brill Gallery – Reflections On Melville Exhibit.

Printmaking Workshops at Primo Piano Atelier

June 26, 2011

From News | ResArtis.


Primo Piano LivinGallery – Viale G. Marconi, 4, 73100 Lecce, Italy Tel/Fax: +39 0832 304014

JUNE/JULY – Program A 
From 30 June to 08 July 
Deadline Application before of 25 June

AUGUST 2011 – Program B 
From 27 August to 03 September 
Deadline Application before of 30 July

SEPTEMBER 2011 – Program C 
From 12 to 17 September 
Deadline Application before of 20 August

OCTOBER 2011 – Program D 
From 03 to 08 October 
Deadline Application before of 10 September

OCTOBER 2011 – Program E 
From 24 to 29 October 
Deadline Application before of 30 September

DECEMBER 2011 – Program F 
From 12 to 17 December 
Deadline Application before of 10 October

JANUARY 2012 – Program G 
From 9 to 21 January 
Deadline Application before of 30 November

Primo Piano LivinGallery is a contemporary art gallery, based in Lecce, Italy. Since it was founded, the exhibition schedule has continuously brought to Puglia a variety of international artists, together with the most interesting and innovative type of contemporary art, screenings of video art, conferences, meetings, workshops with recidency, performances, exhibitions.

Further info on

Short description of programme

The Primo Piano Atelier is a space dedicated to instruction in Printmaking, specialising in engraving and intaglio, both traditional and experimental techniques. For each session you will learn about various procedures related to the drawings, preparation of plates or matrices, the choice of paper, ink, the printing, numbering, the signature and the stamp. The programs is a haven for creative rejuvenation and intensive focus. The classes are enriched with special seminars and lectures on the works displayed in the adjacent rooms. Meetings with artists to discuss the critical technical aspects, current trends in both the art world and (importantly) international art schools, and also the most important contemporary trends in art theory and criticism.

Further info at 

8 Foot River Releases Debut CD!

June 26, 2011






We are thrilled to announce that our EP CD is available!

You can pick up a CD at one of our shows – or order from Amazon, CD Baby, iTunes or online at our website:  shop | 8 Foot River.

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