"Beneath a blue tarp, could be anything."

Joseph Fontinha

August 30 - September 3, 2017
Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 5-9pm

FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM LIVE with the artist:
Saturday, September 2, 2017, between the hours of 1-4pm
Sunday, September 3, 2017, between the hours of 1-4pm

INSTAGRAM: @josephfontinha

Search the #bluetarpproject to experience this project beyond the exhibition and the gallery. 

Fountain Street gallery opens its first Pop-Up exhibit, Making a Painting: The Blue Tarp Project, featuring the work of Joseph Fontinha. 

The show highlights a variety of recent projects from the artist’s work, including painting, drawing, installation, video, and studio recreation. Several portions of Joseph’s recent work from The Blue Tarp Project, Blue Box Theater, and Fake Studio will be exhibited and the artist himself will be re-creating his studio experience as a live part of the exhibit. 

For a few days Fountain Street Gallery will be his studio as he explores art’s potential in capturing truly authentic experience.

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Joseph Fontinha received his MFA in Visual Studies from the Lesley University (LUCAD), a MA in Art Education from Boston University, and a BFA in Studio Art from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. His work has been exhibited at numerous galleries. Joseph is a Core Member of Fountain Street Gallery and currently lives on the South Coast, Massachusetts with an artist studio located in his home.

Joseph Fontinha:The Work

This is a behind the scenes look at some of the work that goes into spontaneous solutions to visual problems.