OLLI annual art show
April 8 - April 22
A worldwide pandemic has not stopped the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College (OLLI at BCC) from putting on its annual art show — it has moved online, with more artists and artwork, photography, sculpture, mixed media, painting, drawing, fiber arts and more.
The artists are OLLI at BCC members, mostly 60 years old and up, and they include Alan Metzger, Alan Rubin, Amelia Berg, Art Alpert, Austin Porter, Carol Fryd, Charles Hochbaum, Claudia Shuster, David Hagerty, Elna Nugent,Erika Crofut, Helga S. Orthofer, Howard Shapiro,Jane McWhorter, Jane Salata, Joan Flesch, Joan Gluck, Joan L. Davidson, Judith Fox-Goldstein, Judy Seaman, Karen Erickson, Larry Frankel, Lee Easter, Leslie Feldman, Linda Hertz, Lucia Sullivan, Marsha Markle, Mary Anne Carley, Maxine Bookless, Michael Lebowitz, Mike Laurin, Mike Zdeb, Nan Bookless, Nancy Turner Fagelman, Neil Koreman, Polly Kurasch, Richard Lasner, Ron Garfunkel, Stephen Sariego, Steve Rubin, Sue Arkans, Susan Geller, Terry Sherman, Valerie Bassett, Valerie Takvorian and Varoujan Froundjian.
The Art Show was organized by a committee of OLLI members including Chelly Sterman, Maxine Bookless, and Nan Bookless. OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College, provides educational, social, and volunteer opportunities designed especially by and for people 50 years and better, but open to all. Since March 2020, all of our programs, including five semesters of classes, distinguished speakers, performances, special events and more, have been held online.