John Collins, MBA, is a lifelong artist who grew up and studied here in Western Massachusetts. His love of art spans many forms including drawing, painting, and sculpting.
Sculpting for 30 years he has experimented with many materials including stone, wood, clay and even snow or sand, winning competitions for his unique larger than life human form sand sculptures on Narragansett Beach. His other “more permanent” sculptures have been exhibited locally and throughout New England including the Norman Rockwell Museum’s juried sculpture exhibition and the Northeast Fine Arts Show. He is also an oil painter and his paintings of automobiles have won first place at international Porsche exhibits. John, has a talent for teaching and enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge for art with people of all ages. As “Artist in Residence” at Eagle Hill School John was asked to create a bust sculpture of one the school’s leaders. The Dr. Riendeau sculpture is permanently on display at the Archipley Cultural Center Upper gallery. See Article
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The Membership at Quabbin Art Association is comprised of established and emerging artists and art patrons who play an essential role in our mission. Currently in its sixth year, our Membership is an extension of our growing network. We are proud to provide an online gallery of Members artwork.
Interested in showcasing your art with Quabbin Art Association? All of our members are invited to enjoy the benefit of an online member gallery page including up to six artwork pieces, credentials, artist bio/statement and contact information.
To join our group, or retain your membership, you must pay annual membership dues of $25 for the calendar year September-June. Please make check payable to Quabbin Art Association, P.O. Box 216, Belchertown, MA 01007.
Download, complete and print the Membership Application Form (PDF) for membership renewal or to become a new member.
If you prefer to sign-up in person, Membership Application Forms are available at Quabbin Art Association meetings and events.
All members must be current in dues to participate in any QAA exhibition, on the website, or have their artwork featured in our marketing communications.
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