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Olivia Bernard

Olivia Bernard "Dangerous Liaisons"
"Dangerous Liasons"

Leverett, MA

"Dangerous Liasons"

Website: www.oliviabernard.com

Artist's Statement

Olivia Bernard is an artist, who makes sculpture, installations and drawings. She has exhibited at numerous galleries and museums throughout New England, including the Smith College Museum of Art, the Rose Art Museum, and the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. She received her MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA and has taught at numerous colleges in the Northeast. She divides her time between Western Massachusetts and New York City.

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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


Anne Beresford "Chair of Art History"

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Petula Bloomfield "Sit If You Dare Chair"


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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