Bob Bass at Bedford Arts & Crafts Show

Bob's picture “Ecllpsed” won first prize in photography at the Bedford Arts and Crafts Show. Another picture, “Long-exposure Becalmed” won an honorable mention and was voted “People’s Choice”.

Bob Bass at The Gallery at Villageworks

Bob Bass has had a picture, “Dancers”, selected for the Umbrella Community Arts Center show, “Driven to Abstraction” to be held at the The Gallery at Villageworks, 525 Massachusetts Ave, Acton, MA 01720.  The show runs from October 1 - 31 and a reception will be held at Villageworks, Friday, October 6, 6-8 pm.

'Driven to Abstraction' is a juried show of abstract artwork presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center and exhibited in The Gallery at Villageworks. The artwork is inspired by artist Gifford Pierce’s (1937-1999) geometric studies in color and form. Pierce's work will be be displayed alongside juried abstract artwork from around the region curated by The Umbrella. Pierce’s artwork, from the collection of Nancy and Elliot Lilien, will be on sale to benefit The Umbrella Community Arts Center, a non-profit whose mission is to build a vibrant community through the arts.

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Bob Bicknell and Bob Bass at Grace Chapel

Bob Bicknell and Bob Bass each have two images in a juried exhibition at Grace Chapel,  (59 Worthen Rd., Lexington, MA) with the theme, "Patterns".  The show runs from September 16 to October 29 2017.

Astrid Reischwitz and Joyce Saler in Roddy Show at Concord Art

Congratulations to BCA Photo Group members Astrid Reischwitz and Joyce Saler, whose images were selected for the 18th Annual Frances N. Roddy Open Competition, a juried show that will be on exhibit at the Concord Center for the Visual Arts, 37 Lexington Road, Concord MA 01742. The opening reception is Thursday, September 14, from 6-8 pm. Joyce wants to thank fellow BCA Photo Group member Dennis Rainville, whose advice on filters helped Joyce to realize her vision for these images.

Diane Bennett and Charlie Mazel at Griffin Museum

Diane Bennett and Charlie Mazel participated in the Griffin Museum of Photography's Atelier (portfolio building course) in the spring of 2017. There will be a group exhibit exhibit with works from all of the Atelier participants that will be up from September 7 - October 1. Each artist will have approximately four images hung in the exhibit, and 10 on the web site. The show opens with a reception on Thursday September 7 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. The Griffin is at 67 Shore Road, Winchester, MA.

Charlie Mazel and Diane Bennett with their images at the Atelier exhibit opening.

Charlie Mazel and Diane Bennett with their images at the Atelier exhibit opening.


Bob Bicknell and Bob Bass each have an image in a juried exhibition at Grace Chapel, Lexington, with the theme, "Untitled".  The show runs through September 3rd.

Bob Bicknell's image is "Graniteville Reflections".

Bob Bass' image is "Life's Choices."

Marv Goldschmitt at Blink

Marv Goldschmitt will have three images in the show 'BUZZ' at gallery blink in Lexington (1963 Mass Ave). The opening reception is Friday, June 23, from 5 - 8pm, and the show runs through July 16. The gallery is open 11 - 5 every day.

Bob Bicknell image at Grace Chapel

Bob Bicknell has an image in the juried show 'Collections' in the art gallery at Grace Chapel in Lexington (59 Worthen Rd.). The show will run from May 20 to June 25. Opening reception Saturday May 20, 4 - 6 pm. Gallery open times are Thursdays 2-5, Sundays, and whenever the building is open (most days).

'Bowls in the Cupboard'  (c) Bob Bicknell

'Bowls in the Cupboard'  (c) Bob Bicknell

Bob Wilson show at Beverly Public Library

Bob Wilson, our newest member, has a show of his bird and insect images at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. His wife also has images in the show, which will run until May 30.

'Flower Power' exhibit at Grace Chapel Art Gallery

Our colleagues Bob Bass and Marv Goldschmitt have images in the juried show 'Flower Power' currently on display in the art gallery at Grace Chapel in Lexington (59 Worthen Rd.). The show will be up through April 30. Open times are Thursdays 2-5, Sundays, and whenever the building is open (most days).

Judith Clapp images in several shows

BCA Photo Group member Judy Clapp has images in two different juried exhibitions through the Cambridge Art Association

  • Member's Prize Show, at University Place Gallery, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, running from February 7 - March 25 2017
  • Monster & Misfits, at the Katheryn Schultz Gallery, 25 Lowell St., Cambridge, MA March 7 - April 1 2017.

BCA Photo Group members in "WET" at Gallery Seven

Three members of the BCA Photo Group - Shantel Rich, Bob Bass, and Bob Bicknell - have images in a juried exhibition at Gallery Seven in Maynard. The theme of the show is "WET". Shantel has two images in the exhibit, one of which, 'Before the Fall', was awarded 'Best in Show'. (Congratulations, Shantel!). The opening reception for the exhibit is March 11 at 7 - 9 pm, and the exhibit runs through April 1.

Here is Shantel's best-in-show image 'Before the Fall':

'Before the Fall'   (c) Shantel Rich

'Before the Fall'   (c) Shantel Rich

And here are the other images:

Link: "WET" at Gallery Seven      7 Nason St., Maynard

Mark Levinson at Griffin Museum of Photography

BCA Photo Group member Mark Levinson participated in the Griffin Museum's Atelier, 'a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers.' An exhibition of prints from Mark and the other photographers in Atelier 25 is on display at the Griffin main gallery until March 31 2017. The opening reception was last night (March 9). Here is a picture of Mark with his work.

First Parish Show Exhibitors Information

We are excited to share the following names of our members whose work will be included in the First Parish exhibition.   Please read on for important information on next steps and significant dates for our show to be successful.



Wolk, L
Wolk, R

To those members whose work will be included = please note the next steps and significant dates below

Image Drop-Off February 28th

First Parish Church
February 28, 6:00pm to 9:30pm.

(This is the same night as our February Technical Series meeting.) 

Please make sure to bring your work in at that time.  Have someone else drop it off for you if you cannot make it.

The picture must be wired for hanging or the work will not be accepted.

EVERYONE should Indicate if work is for sale or not by January 31st

ALL submitters, please send an e-mail to by Jan 31, even if you do not want to sell!  We will have a loose-leaf binder at the show with contact information and pricing for those who wish to offer their prints for sale. The E-Mail form submission below will send us everything we need with a simple click!

If you do wish to sell - the customer will contact you directly using the information you provide.
If not do NOT wish to sell - we will list your work as "Not for Sale" and not disclose contact information.

If you can't use the form submission above, please send us an e-mail to with the subject "Sale information" and include:

  • Your name
  • Name of your image
  • Price for your work or NFS
  • Contact information - so people will know how to contact you if they wish to purchase your work

Pick-up at the end of the exhibition April 25th

First Parish Church
April 25th, 6:00pm to 9:30pm.

Our group does not have a storage facility so please plan to collect your work at the church on April 25th between 6pm and 9:30pm.
(We have a group meeting on this evening.)
If you cannot pick up your work in person at that time, please arrange to have someone else do it for you.

First Parish show - March 1 - April 30 2017

In collaboration with Bedford's First Parish Church, where we hold our regular meetings, we are sponsoring a BCA Photo Group members-only show.

Show dates: March 1 - April 30 2017
Theme: Illumination/Reflection - interpret this theme in any way you like - what illumination means to you, what picture comes to your mind when you think of reflection.
Submission deadline: January 13 2017

Submission guidelines:

  • Each BCA Photo Group member may submit one digital image;
  • Image should be in jpeg/jpg format;
  • Convert the jpeg image to the sRGB color space if it isn’t already in that color space;
  • Size the image so that it is no wider than 1400 pixels on its width for landscape images or no taller than 1050 on its height for portrait images.  Let the resize action dynamically resize the other edge;
  • Save the image using the naming convention - LASTNAME_FIRSTINITIAL_photo_exhibit.jpg
  • Email your image to
  • In your email indicate:
     - the size of framed image including the outer dimensions of the frame
     - the medium of the print (inkjet paper, canvas, aluminium)
     - the title of the image

Space is limited, and images will be selected by lottery.  The selected submissions will be listed on our website on January 22, 2017.  Instructions on providing your physical work will follow on January 22, 2017

Note that submitted images may be used on the BCA Photo Group website or other places for publicity purposes. (You can let us know if you prefer not to be a part of the publicity program.)

This is a chance to showcase your work! We hope that everyone will submit images.