“I Am More: Massachusetts” Unveiling
The project that started in Cape Ann has now gone statewide, with twenty new I Am More portraits from around the state, including Cape Ann, being unveiled this weekend.
The new colored pencil and pastel portraits by Gloucester artist Amy Kerr include topics such as postpartum depression, brain cancer, dementia, anxiety, addiction, poverty, eating disorders, spinal cord injury, insecurity, sexual abuse, schizoaffective disorder, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, suicide, learning disabilities, bullying, PTSD, and surviving the Holocaust.
Portrait subjects come from Worcester, Westborough, Littleton, Burlington, Mattapan, Lynn, Reading, Leverett, Amherst, Wenham, Feeding Hills, Peabody, Lawrence, Gloucester, Newburyport and Mashpee.
Where: Worcester PopUp – 20 Franklin Street, Worcester, MA
When: October 19th through November 7th
Gallery hours Tuesdays through Fridays 12-4 pm
Opening Celebration Saturday October 19th from 5-8pm
A huge thank you to our portrait sponsors:
Ken & Rose Carlsen
Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services
Brace Cove Foundation
Anne & Richard Rosenfeld
Anita & Peter Thomas
Katherine & Peter Coakley
Maggie & Joe Rosa
Debe & Nick Holland
Anita Pandolfe Ruchman
Lauren & Ted Suchecki
Amy & Mark Farber
A special thank you to Kitt Cox, Cynthia Mochowski, Anita Pandolfe Ruchman, Anne Pieterse and Rolf Urbach.