Wicked Strange: Art Oddities from the New England Imagination

Wicked Strange: Art Oddities from the New England Imagination

Juror: Brian Goslow, Managing Editor, Artscope

September 28-October 27, 2018

Reception: Thursday, October 4, 5:30-7:30pm

Special Event: Halloween pARTy Saturday, October 27 from 7:00-9:30pm


The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present Wicked Strange: Art Oddities From the New England Imagination. This exhibition presents regionally-inspired art that celebrates the weird, bewitched, outlandish or spooky. From its Puritan roots to present day, New England is rich with superstition, folklore, ghost tales, urban legend and sordid history.


"When Lightening Doesn't Strike" by Lisa Jeanne Graf




"I Have Slain Mine Oppressor" by Pauline Lim




"Crone" by Eleanor Elkin


Wicked Strange was juried by Brian Gaslow. Selected artists include Caroline Barnes, Lisa Blankespoor, Richard Buckley, Elizabeth Budington, Cassie Doyon, Eleanor Elkin, Susan Emmerson, Sara Gately, Lisa Jeanne Graf, Pauline Lim, Leonie Little-LexC.J. Lori, Carolyn Lovit, Bethany Murray, K Rose, Rebecca Skinner, Joanne Tarlin, and Samantha Wickman.