FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Berwick, Maine Public Library, 103 Old Pine Hill Rd, will host an exhibit called Multiple Visions -- drawings, paintings, photographs and found object assemblages by Berwick artist Ross Bachelder -- for the months of November and December during regular Library hours.
The library will host an Opening Reception for Bachelder’s exhibit on. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited and urged to attend.
Writer, artist and musician Ross Bachelder has been exhibiting his unorthodox and playful drawings, paintings, found object assemblages and photographs in galleries in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts for nearly twenty years. He was the founder and coordinator of the KAA Seacoast Moderns (an interest group within the Kittery Art Association), and the coordinator of AAGNE (The Abstract Artists Group of New England, an interest group within the Newburyport Art Association in Massachusetts).
For the past 12 years he managed the frame shop and Franklin Gallery at Ben Franklin Crafts in Rochester, New Hampshire -- now located atRiverStones Custom Framing, also in Rochester. In 1980 he foundedArtful Endeavors, a consulting service for creative people of every kind. In 1984 he founded the Berwick Young People’s Theater, where he wrote and produced musical comedies, and he’s acted in many Seacoast area plays. He’s been active for many years as a musician, performing solo recitals, playing in musical theatre and appearing at art exhibit openings and other special events as The Flute Guy.
Bachelder travels frequently to perform as a musician, paint and photograph what he sees, then write and speak publicly about his longtime immersion in the Arts. He’s toured galleries in England and Scotland, and in many American cities including Philadelphia, Boston, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, New York and Montreal. In 2011 he traveled to New Zealand to perform in the Opening Night Ceremony for New Zealand artist Susan Harrison Tustain.
He’s currently writing a book, Happy Dawg Walks The Sad Man: The Remarkably Varied Adventures of a Confirmed Arts Multiple, scheduled for publication in 2015.
Berwick Public Library is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Library at 207-698-5737., and Fridays and Saturdays from . For further information about Bachelder’s exhibit, you may e-mail him at