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MassBay to Unveil Artwork Donated in Memory of Marathon Victim "Massbay Community College will unveil 25 pieces of art...at its Wellesley Hills campus. The paintings were given...in memory of Krystle Campbell, a MassBay alum who was killed in the Boston Marathon Bombings in April."

Art Donated to Lowell Transitional Shelter The Lowell Transitional Living Center and the Art Connection, located in Boston, have collaborated to bring 25 original works of art to the shelter... [that] provides short-term housing, food, and support services to homeless adults.

Tatiana Roulin Fine Art Blog "Helping and Giving Back" You can donate your art to those, who may not have the opportunity to experience comforting and healing power of art.

Artscope Pick up your copy of Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Artscope and read the full article "(c h a i n Reaction): BRICKBOTTOM MAKES A CONNECTION."

When Donors Solve: Stories of Impact Check out The Boston Foundation's 2013 Annual Report and read about the founder of The Art Connection, Fay Chandler on page 24.

Arlington Patch "Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. (CESI) in Arlington, MA is a recent recipient of generously donated original works of art, facilitated by The Art Connection of Boston".

Massachusetts Cultural Council ArtSake Blog  "Another implicit theme of the "How to Make It All Happen" panel [at TransCultural Exchange] was generosity.

Let's Talk Magazine "Art Belongs Everywhere" - Since 1995, The Art Connection has been donating original artwork to non-profit agencies in Boston.

The Portland Press Herald "Nonprofit offers way for artists to ensure legacy" - Read letter to editor from Susan Collings.

Kim Morin Weineck's Blog "Dropping off at The Art Connection" - Artists: have you considered donating to The Art Connection?

Still Harbor Blog "Still Harbor Makes The Art Connection" - Through their art donation program, The Art Connection facilitated the donation of 19 original works of art by 12 artists for installation at our Center for Discernment & Action in South Boston.

Boston Globe "At Local Hospitals" - Cambridge Health Alliance has collaborated with the Boston-based nonprofit The Art Connection to create a more welcoming environment for patients, visitors, and staff at Whidden Hospital in Everett.

MHPI, Inc. Blog "Art on Display in Brighton" - The event showcased the works of art donated to MHPI through The Art Connection, a Boston non-profit organization, which connects artists and donors to community service organizations.

Hopitality Homes Blog "Art Connection and a Family Connection" - Read a note from Caryl Goodman, Executive Director at Hospitality Homes.

South End News "Fine Art Bingo!" - On March 24, Win Art by Celebrated Artists and Help Increase Access to Art.

North Andover Patch "Spectrum Adult Day Health Program Receives Donated Art" - Through their art donation program, The Art Connection facilitated the donation of 23 original works of art by 17 artists.

Design New England "Fay Chandler's Connection" - First Night Boston pays tributte to a doyenne of the art community by commissioning her to design its marquee symbol.

Beverly Citizen "Montserrat College of Art and Beverly Hospital tem up to change patient and visitor experience, one wall at a time" Montserrat College of Art's Art Connection program, which provides art to area nonprofit organizations, has launched its first public program in the cafeteria at Beverly Hospital.

Patriot Ledger "Making Art Accessible at Massasoit" - The Art Connection, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to make art accessible by placing works in community buildings, has donated 44 works of art for installation at Massasoit from 2009 to the present.

Patriot Ledger "Art Connection Brings Color to Campus" - The students pause - some for several minutes and others just for a second or two - to look at a newly hung painting or print on their way to class at Massasoit Community College in Brockton.

Boston Globe "On The Button" - Brighton artist Fay Chandler, who will turn 89 in September, has been chosen as this year's First Night artist.

Allston-Brighton Tab "First Night Button to feature Brighton artist's work" - First Night Boston is pleased to announce that the work of artist Fay Chandler, who will be 89 in September, will be used in the design of this year's First Night button, which will be unveiled in mid-November.

Malden Observer "Community Mural dedicated at Malden's Route 60 T Stop" - The Orange Line T stop on Route 60 just got a whole lot more colorful-or, at least the area underneath the tracks did.

Boston Globe "Malden Mural Dedication Set for July 10" -After years of planning and months of work -- and a little delay by some rain -- Malden's downtown mural will be dedicated July 10, organizers said today.

Malden Observer "Community invited to help paint mural in Malden this Sunday" - The arts are truly coming alive in Malden. For the last few weeks, teen artists are joining in by helping to create a larger-than-life mural in Malden Center.

Boston Globe "South End Agency Places 5000th Donated Art Piece in Roxbury" - A 15-year-old art-donation organization headquartered in the South End will celebrate a significant milestone this month - it has placed more than 5,000 original works of art throughout Greater Boston.

Boston Globe "Teens Start Work on Malden Mural" - online photos of the community mural in Malden.

Boston Globe "Malden Teens Spread Their Message with Route 60 Mural" - Three years after its conception and a design process driven by local teens, volunteer painters began work on Malden's first mural Monday.

Malden Patch "Planned Mural Celebrates Malden's Past and Future" - City is partnering with The Art Connection, artists Tova Speter and Anyahlee Suderman and the MBTA to design and paint a mural at the Malden Center MBTA overpass on Route 60.

Catherine Carter's Blog "A Chance to Brighten the Walls" Find out what nonprofit agencies selected Catherine's works and read her testimonials!

Boston Globe "Honoring Maud Morgan" - The arts center's gallery...has been rechristened the Fay Chandler Gallery, honoring the 88-year-old artist, Cambridge resident, and community activist.

South End News "Sharing What They Know" - It was their inaugural summit, and in The Art Connection's office at 539 Tremont Street, representatives from around the United States and Canada shared ideas around the table.

Boston Globe "Inspiration for all" - Artist Fay Chandler's generosity is based on the belief that everyone should have art in their lives

ArtSake "The Art Connection: Bringing Art to Healing Environments" - We're interested in Massachusetts cultural organizations that identify a specific need in the arts, then shape their organization to directly meet it.

The Tufts Daily "'Just As I Am' chronicles prolific works of Boston-based artist" - Chandler's organization pairs non-profits with works in need of a home.

South End News "Fifty years of figures" - Fay Chandler's showing of 400-plus pieces will raise money, celebrate her 88th birthday.

Malden Observer "Malden mural project still on hold, needs funding" - Community members can help the "Engaging Communities" Mural Project get back on track after anticipated funding necessary for completion did not arrive.

Jeannine Cook's Blog "Reactions to Art" - Jeannine
has been working with The Art Connection for some time now, because she thinks it is a very worthwhile cause and is good both for artists and people who otherwise might not be able to see original art that could be uplifting and healing.

The Huffington Post "Charity Auctions That Don't Penalize Artists" - Daniel Grant highlights The Art Connection program.

Boston Examiner Boston-based artist Fay Chandler will exhibit work from her 50-year career in an exhibition titled "Just As I Am."

Lowell Sun "Rehab colored with art, compassion" - James McDonald believes people should have art in their lives.

Art Calendar "Donate Your Art to Charities and Nonprofits - How to Make it a Rewarding Experience" - Read more in recent article!

Holy Family Hospital "Christmas Comes Early for Holy Family Hospital Foundation" - This consortium of artists from the Greater Boston area has donated 20 original works by thirteen artists.

Mike Ritter's Blog "Giving and Receiving" - Check out Mike Ritter's blog!

Catherine Carter's Blog "A Worthy Recipient" - Read Catherine's blog to find out why she works with The Art Connection.

Boston Globe "Feedback sought on Malden mural at community meeting Nov. 23" - Local residents will have the opportunity to view and provide feedback for a conceptual design for Malden's first-ever public mural.

Weston Town Crier "Art Transforms Weston Council on Aging" - The Weston Council on Aging and The Art Connection have worked together to transform the COA's space into a more welcoming environment for the community.

Malden Observer "Mural Project Promotes Art for All" - Residents of Malden in conjunction with The Art Connection and Youth A.C.T. (Action, Coalition, Trust) held an input meeting at the Malden Senior Center to brainstorm themes and develop a design for an upcoming city project to create a community mural.

Cassandra Tondro's Blog "Art for All" - Has it ever occurred to you that only people with money have access to original art? Read blog by art donor Cassandra Tondro.

Boston Globe "Dressing Up Whidden" - The Cambridge Health Alliance recently collaborated with a nonprofit art group to beautify its Whidden Hospital campus.

Mass Nonprofit News "Cambridge Health Alliance and Art Connection Provide Access to Art" - CHA recently collaborated with The Art Connection to beautify CHA's Whidden Hospital campus in Everett by installing 19 donated works of original art by 12 artists.

The Everett Independent "Dare Family Services Makes The Art Connection" - The Art Connection and Dare Family Services joined together to transform Dare Family Services into a more welcoming environment for clients, staff and visitors.

Boston Handmade "The Art Connection" - blog on recipient agency Sherrill House in Boston.

Jeannine Cook's Blog "Art - an opportunity for reflection..." - one of our recent art donors highlights The Art Connection and the "magic of art!"

Breton Bleu Studio "The Art Connection" - a local blogger hightlights the testimonial page on our website!

Susan R. Makin's Blog "Business Opportunities for Artists. Clever Solicitations: Flattery, Foolery, False Hope, Fees" - our art donor showcases the many benefits of working with The Art Connection!

Allston-Brighton Tab "Art Connection facilitates donation of art to senior residence in Brighton" - The B'nai B'rith Covenant House in Brighton played host to several Boston-Area artists for the dedication of an art donation by Cambridge-based nonprofit The Art Connection.

TownOnLine "Cambridge Artists Donate Work" - Cambridge artist Faith Hyde spoke at the Covenant House in Brighton at their art opening.

Malden Observer "Art Breathes Life into Malden's New Senior Community Center" - celebrates the collaboration between The Art Connection and the city of Malden to bring donated artwork to the senior community.

Boston Arts Examiner "Art at Casa Esperanza" - highlights an art reception at a substance abuse agency that received artwork from The Art Connection.

South End News "A Connection is Made" - features The Art Connection's founder and executive director at the 13th anniversary celebration.

Mattapan Reporter "The Buzz on Blue Hill: An Evening with Local Artists" featuring The Art Connection.

Spare Change News "An Adoption Agency for Art" - the article features artwork from Prilla Smith Brackett of The Art Connection whose artwork was placed at St. Francis House.

American Artist "Artist and Charity" - this article highlights the uniqueness of The Art Connection's art placement program.

South End News "Making Connections" - this article focuses on how local nonprofit connects artists with good causes

Newton Tab "A tree grows in West Newton" - this article discusses the Mural Project, a joint venture that The Art Connection is part of.

Boston Herald This article focuses on how Dorchester and Roxbury teen girls are using art to rise above the fray of neighborhood violence.

Boston Globe This article discusses a mural entitled "Beantown Dreams" which is part of a joint venture that The Art Connection participates in that showcases city sights.

Malden Muse "The Brush Mobile was unveiled at the Artist's Ball at the Boston Center for the Arts on April 1st."

Artscope "Random Acts of Art: Community Murals in Boston" highlights The Mural Project which is a joint venture that The Art Connection participates in.

South End News "An Artist and a Champion" is an article about Fay Chandler, The Art Connection founder, and the unique art placement program that she started.

Boston Globe "For 10 years, her organization has given art away" is an article about Fay Chandler, The Art Connection founder, and the unique art placement program that she started.

Boston Tab "Have Art, Will Travel" is an article focsed on the artwork placed by The Art Connection at the Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association in Newton, MA.

Mattapan Reporter This piece highlights the residents and staff of Mattapan CDC who met with meet with Jay Knox of the Art Connection to select artwork.

Dorchester Reporter "Artists Connect with Fields Corner Treatment House" as they select artwork for their site.

Boston Globe "In this arts crowd, the critics are tough." This article discusses the impact of original artwork placed by The Art Connection at a local drug and alcohol addition program site.


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"After hanging two pieces of artwork done by artist Nan Tull, I was so motivated by her artwork that I went to the art store on my way home that first night and purchased a pad and charcoal and began drawing trees that night. Her work has motivated me to move back into doing art in my spare time." Mellissa Muccioli, Director of Community Outreach and Volunteers, Sherrill House