The Eighth Annual One

On view now

The Eighth Annual One: A Members’ Exhibition

September 10 through November 8, 2020

In person and online

The largest and most varied exhibition ArtsWorcester produces each year, the "One" represents the work that each artist most wishes to show, regardless of medium or theme. See all 161 works and more here.

Dana Mendes, No, You Can’t Touch My Hair; Bantu Knots, oil on canvas, 30″ x 24″, 2020, $4,320, one of three works to receive an Honorable Mention in The Eighth Annual “One.”

The Eighth Annual One

Online only

Material Needs 2020

Eugenie Lewalski Berg | José Criollo | Christine Croteau | Rebecca Duffy | Maureen Hebert | Clifton Hunt | Amanda Kidd Schall | Donalyn Schofield | Joanne Stowell

October 15 through December 10

Material Needs Grants fund the cost of the supplies required to make new artwork. Awards range from $500 to $1,500, and are supported by a single anonymous donor. This year's exhibition showcases new work created in Worcester County by the 2019-2020 cohort of Material Needs Grant recipients.

(Clockwise from top left): José Criollo welds The Hunter, metal, paper, foam, 4' x 2' x 2' 5", 2020; Christine Croteau, Three Deckers, glass and wire, 3' x 1' x 2', 2019; Rebecca Duffy, Fields of Gold, acrylic on panel, 24" x 24", 2019.

The Eighth Annual One

Coming December 3

State of Being: Works by Worcester Public Schools Visual Arts Faculty

On view: December 3, 2020 through January 31, 2021

In person and online

Part of ArtsWorcester’s partnership with the Worcester Public Schools, State of Being showcases the diverse studio practices of the artists who also teach this city’s students.

Timmary Leary, Excelsior, acrylic on board, 12″ x 12″, 2019; Joe DiGregorio, Radishes on the Moon, stained glass, 9″ x 24″, 2020; Laurie Atchue, Coming Together, acrylic on canvas, 36″ x 36″

The Eighth Annual One

Coming December 3

Present Tense Prize Winner

Rebecca McGee Tuck: Along the Wrack Line

On view: December 3, 2020 through January 31, 2021

In person and online

Rebecca McGee Tuck weaves a sculptural narrative using sea debris she collects along the Massachusetts shoreline. The Present Tense Prize, awarding a solo exhibition and a $1,000 award, recognizes an artist whose work exemplifies new practices, artistic risk-taking, and excellence in execution. We thank the individuals who generously support the Present Tense Prize.

Rebecca McGee Tuck, Prowess Reimagined, sea debris, steel, wood, wire, 57″ x 24″ x 48″, 2019