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Petula Bloomfield

Petula Bloomfield "Sit If You Dare Chair"
"Sit If You Dare Chair"

Amherst, MA

"Sit If You Dare Chair"

Website: www.pbloomfield.com

Artist's Statement

Petula Bloomfield was born in the UK and has exhibited her work in the US and Europe since 1990. She has taught art at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School in South Hadley since 2004. Residencies include the Vermont Studio Center, Castello di Spannocchia, Tuscany and Norristown, PA. She is a recent recipient of grants from the Surdna Foundation in New York and the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. She has an MS in Art from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a BA in Liberal Arts from Clark University, Worcester. Her most recent show, Things That Die Interestingly with Donald Shambroom at the APE Gallery, Northampton in 2014, collaborated with Smith College Botanic Garden.

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40 local artists and designers creatively paint, decorate, cut, drill, and embellish 40 chairs. The exhibition culminates in a fundraising party and silent auction of the chairs on February 28, 2016. Exhibition runs January 27 – February 28, 2016


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Join us as we close this exhibition with a silent auction of these amazing works of art.

Sunday, February 28, 2016
5–7:30 p.m.

University Museum of Contemporary Art

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The evening includes sumptuous edible creations by award-winning UMass Catering Services, music by UMass’ finest musicians, and a beer and wine cash bar.

Did you find the chair of your dreams?
Be sure to attend and do some bidding!

Proceeds from this event will support the University Museum of Contemporary Art, an important educational resource for our community