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UFORGE Gallery

May 2014

Figure 1 Drawing Group hosted by Zombie Romance

May 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$12

One Friday of the month, professional artist Kristi lyn (AKA Zombie Romance) will conduct a drawing session with a model and revolving theme of focus for attending artists at UFORGE Gallery.Zombie Romance presents FIGURE 1 is an affordable figure drawing session for artists seeking to either improve their life drawing skills or who are just looking for a solid few hours of drawing. Artists will get a chance to draw a live figures in a gallery environment and receive tutorials…

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Spring Art Benefit & Silent Auction

May 10, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25.00

Join us for an Evening to Celebrate Christina’s Life and Creativity. Wine and Hors D’ oeuvres’ will be served Select pieces of Christina’s artwork will be on display in the gallery. Don’t miss your chance to bid on gift cards and items from great local shops!

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July 2014

PAINT NIGHT SERIES at UFORGE Gallery, 7/24/14, 7-9pm

July 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35

With the lovely weather finally here, who doesn’t love relaxing by the pond or jogging around it on a sunny day? A sanctuary to escape from the noisy city, Jamaica Pond provides some beautiful scenery. So why not put that scenery on your wall? A night of painting with step-by-step instructions from artist Lauren Costa. As materials and instructions are provided, experience is unnecessary; just a positive attitude is all you need! Bring your own drinks and friends and join us…

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May 2015

Spring Art Benefit & Silent Auction

May 9, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25

Join us for a special evening to celebrate Christina Genco’s life and creativity with selected pieces of her artwork on display. Enjoy complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres, along with free beer from Harpoon Brewery! A Silent Auction will also be held to fundraise for bike safety and affordable housing projects, with items from local sponsors: Cocobeet Massage Envy Spa Cycle Loft City Sports Ferris Wheels Bike Shop 90+ Cellars Wine Salon Capri Cottage HealthWorks MiniLuxe and MORE! We hope that the energy and creativity…

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November 2015

Art Reception: ABSTRACTED

November 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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UFORGE Gallery presents a special invitational exhibition focusing on abstraction in different media. For most art lovers, the word “abstraction” conjures up images of Jackson Pollock’s drip paintings and Mark Rothko’s flat color fields, or perhaps the lively compositions of Wassily Kandinsky or the minimalist squares of Piet Mondrian. To most, abstraction means a lack of representation, a vision of lines and shapes with no connection to reality. But the concept is in fact much more elastic, especially when used…

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December 2015

Uforge Gallery Holiday Shoppe

December 3, 2015 - December 22, 2015
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This season, shop at Uforge Gallery's Holiday Shoppe for all your gift-giving needs. Over 50 artists and artisans will have unique one of a kind items for sale for you and yours. Happy Holidays! #supportlocal Weeknights: 5:30-9pm Weekends: 11am-6pm Closed: 12/7, 12/8, 12/14. 12/15

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Uforge Gallery Holiday Shoppe

December 3, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - December 7, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 30, 2015

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until December 22, 2015

This season, shop at Uforge Gallery's Holiday Shoppe for all your gift-giving needs. Over 50 artists and artisans will have unique one of a kind items for sale for you and yours. Happy Holidays! #supportlocal Weeknights: 5:30-9pm Weekends: 11am-6pm Closed: 12/7, 12/8, 12/14. 12/15

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January 2016

Chlotrudis Winter Film Series: APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

January 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5

Join Boston’s own Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film as it presents some of 2015’s little seen film gems. Films start at 6pm, $5 suggested donation at door. APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR – Brooklynite Shirin, the daughter of well-off Persian immigrants, is left homeless & jobless after her girlfriend Maxine breaks up with her. Not out to her family, who don’t understand what’s going on with her, she moves in with strange roommates & gets a new job teaching 1st graders the art of…

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Mr. Hip Presents: Judging a Book by Its Cover in the Digital Age

January 31, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$5

In conjunction with January’s exhibit featuring collective artwork showcasing an artist’s perspective on book covers, Mr. Hip will be hosting a terrific panel of writers, editors, and other literary influences discussing what judging a book by its cover truly means in a digital era. There will be a short reading to close out the panel discussion. This will be the last day for the exhibition. $5 - suggested donation

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March 2016

The Focusing Series presents How I Do It, Session I: Photography

March 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00

Are you a photographer who has dreamed of making photography your career? Are you a professional photographer interested in learning more about your chosen career path? Join professional photographers, Matt McKee (mckeephotography.com) and Gretjen Helene (gretjenhelene.com) for an evening of open discussion about how they have made creativity into a successful means of earning a living.

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The Focusing Series presents It’s All Connected, Session I: The Art of Branding

March 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30.00

We live in a brand-driven society and as the creative market becomes more saturated it is up to you to make sure you stand out. This workshop will cover what branding means for a creative entrepreneur, and how developinga brand is the first step for success.  Through discussion and exercises, participants will gain a clear and personalized vision of their brand’s voice and how to move forward. The Focusing Series presents the It's All Connected series.  This six session series…

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April 2016

Special Exhibition Launch Party w/ DJ Pace – Celebrating Uforge Gallery’s 1st Five Years!

April 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

 $25 online (recommended) / $30 at door We are excited to celebrate our first five years in Boston’s Jamaica Plain and invite you to join us for an evening of good ole’ neighborhood mixing and dancing. Our friend and J.P. resident, DJ Pace will be spinning the beats for the evening while you nosh on food and drink, dance with friends, new and old. Your tax-deductible donation online through our fiscal sponsor will reserve your ticket to the event. Your…

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May 2016

How To Make Social Media Make Sense

May 3, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30.00

It is easy to get overwhelmed-and quickly turned off-by social media. It seems every other minute a new platform is invented and trying to keep up can make you feel like a hamster on a wheel. But there’s no denying that social media is a vital and free tool for businesses. Section IV of this 6 part series will cover the variety of ways you can use social media to your advantage for reaching your audience, networking, doing research, or…

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WORKSHOP: Watercolor Portraiture w/ Heather M. Morris

May 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
$75

10:00 AM – 1:30 PM (includes a 30 minute lunch break) This studio workshop will focus on the basics of portrait painting in the watercolor medium. Students will begin a portrait and learn the basics of watercolor painting. A short introduction and demonstration will give students the fundamentals of the watercolor medium. During the rest of the class, students will have time to start their own paintings and guided with both practical and aesthetic advice. Pre-Work Assignment: Participants will be…

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June 2016

Homemade Fusion: A Musical

June 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$12 – $18

The Opposite of People (TOP) presents the Boston Premiere of Homemade Fusion opening June 10-12 at UFORGE Gallery in Jamaica Plain and touring to the StoveFactory in Charlestown June 16-18. From the imaginations of Michael Kooman (music) and Christopher Dimond (lyrics), comes a series of musical snapshots that tell distinct stories - being true to oneself, misinterpreting signals, how we connect with others. At once dangerously cynical, desperately romantic, and alarmingly humorous - it is a tale of love, loss,…

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Opening Reception: Deborah Liljegren: Me, Myself & I

June 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - July 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Free

A one-woman exhibition featuring the recent work of Framingham-born artist Deborah Liljegren is opening on June 2, 2016 at Uforge Gallery in Jamaica Plain. Titled, “Me, Myself and I,” the show has three distinct themes and, as Liljegren observes, “it seems like the work of multiple artists…or perhaps multiple personalities.” Included are paintings that make use of glass, light and changing points of view to create a visual experience that morphs from the obvious to the unexpected. This theme is…

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Finding the Right Formula: How to Confidently Price Your Product or Services

June 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30.00

How to determine prices for your work is a challenge for any artist. This workshop will cover strategies for easily developing a confident price range-knowing you are not overcharging or underselling.  Participants will be introduced to several ways to go about pricing so that they can determine which methods work best for them.  In Section V of this 6 part series, we will look at pricing from every angle so that each student will gain confidence about pricing their work or…

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Homemade Fusion: A Musical

June 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$12 – $18

The Opposite of People (TOP) presents the Boston Premiere of Homemade Fusion opening June 10-12 at UFORGE Gallery in Jamaica Plain and touring to the Stove Factory Gallery in Charlestown June 16-18. From the imaginations of Michael Kooman (music) and Christopher Dimond (lyrics), comes a series of musical snapshots that tell distinct stories - being true to oneself, misinterpreting signals, how we connect with others. At once dangerously cynical, desperately romantic, and alarmingly humorous - it is a tale of…

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Homemade Fusion: A Musical

June 12, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$12 – $18

The Opposite of People (TOP) presents the Boston Premiere of Homemade Fusion opening June 10-12 at UFORGE Gallery in Jamaica Plain and touring to the StoveFactory in Charlestown June 16-18. From the imaginations of Michael Kooman (music) and Christopher Dimond (lyrics), comes a series of musical snapshots that tell distinct stories - being true to oneself, misinterpreting signals, how we connect with others. At once dangerously cynical, desperately romantic, and alarmingly humorous - it is a tale of love, loss,…

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Chlotrudis Society Summer Film Series: MARION BRIDGE

June 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5

Screenings will start at 6pm, $5 donation at door run time: 1h 30min Popcorn provided The 'Before They Were Famous' series will kick off on June 12th with 2003’s MARION BRIDGE, a Canadian film which first showcased the talents of a young Ellen Page.  The New York Times called it “a small, exquisitely acted Canadian film”, which “takes the raw ingredients of soap opera and spins them into something truthful and quietly compelling”. Starring Molly Parker (House of Cards), MARION…

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How I Do It: Fashion Design

June 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to design clothing, accessories, fabric prints, and more?  Are you a fashion designer wanting to learn how to turn your passion into a sustainable career? Join us for an engaging, open discussion with designers, Thea Perez and Lesley Potter. Both have a wide range of experiences and were selected to speak based on their varying career paths.  Join us for this round-table discussion as they share insight into the fashion world. This is a fantastic…

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