Nomad is so excited to be participating in theArt Institute of Boston(AIB) Storefront Project! Since AIB became affiliated with Lesley University in 1998, (our friendly neighbor both to the left and the right), plans have been in the works to bring AIB, currently in Kenmore Square, to Cambridge. Designs have been drawn up, funding is snowballing, and groundbreaking is slated to begin this year. (You can look at the designs here. AIB is also proudly celebrating their Centennial year.
The AIB Storefront Project is meant to welcome AIB to the Harvard/Porter community, and to congratulate the school on reaching 100. AIB collaborated with 17 retail stores along Massachusetts avenue in organizing this project; putting AIB student, faculty and alumni work in the windows for one month. We were paired with an incredibly talented alumna of AIB, Julie Angela Theresa, whose paintings have brought us so much positivity from the local community. We also think that it’s safe to say that our window merchandiser, Rebecca Demorest, did a fabulous job of integrating Julie’s paintings in with our clothing and goods. If you haven’t checked out our windows in person yet, please come visit! Catch the rest of the artwork in the windows of our retail neighbors as you walk to Nomad, from either direction. You can find the blog for the project, get information, and see images of the work at: http://storefrontartproject.wordpress.com. You can look at Julie’s work (the AIB artist we’re representing) online at: Julie Angela Theresa.
Here is Lesley’s article about the exhibit:
The exhibition will have a closing reception on Wednesday October 10th, and we’ll follow up with further details on facebook (facebook.com/nomadcambridge).