Art on the Trails Receives Grant from Southborough Community Fund

The Southborough Open Land Foundation and Program Director Catherine Weber are pleased to again be recipients of a grant from Southborough Community Fund. The organizations generous support funds juror and artist stipends, publication of an art and poetry book, and expenses associated with running the annual program.

am SOLF Secretary Sally Watters, Art on the Trails Program Director Catherine Weber, and SOLF President Whitney Beals accept the check from Southborough Community Fund for the 2023 Art on the Trails program.

“We are so pleased to be able to continue to offer this program to residents of Southborough and surrounding communities,” said Catherine Weber. “Without their support, this program would simply not be possible.”

2022 was the sixth year of the annual program, which included a juried exhibition of 15 artists, who responded to the theme EXPOSURE. Maine sculptor Anne Alexander juried the show, which attracted artists from as far as Chicago and New York, and visitors from the greater Boston area. Three works of art, by Madeleine Lord, Matthew Cahill, and Gary Phillips, were sold to local collectors.

Art on the Trails 2022 Chapbooks are still available for sale here.

The program also included an annual ekphrastic poetry program that attracted more than 40 poets resulted in a beautiful collection, which was published as a chapbook, edited by Woodstock, VT poet Maura Snell, and juried by Massachusetts poet Wendy Drexler.

Limited copies of the 2022 chapbook are available on the website.

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