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Fall Fantasia Art & Music Exhibition

Nov 03, 2023 09:36AM ● By Chuck Tashjian
The Shawna Foundation and Estate of Mind will present the inaugural Fall Fantasia Art & Music Exhibition Nov. 4 – 5 at Estate of Mind, Whitinsville. The Exhibition will feature the work of local artists, as well as resident & visiting artists at Estate of Mind. The theme is Fantasia, defined as a reality augmented by the imagination, tapping into the flow of the unfolding moment, through improvisation. 
The work presented includes multi-disciplinary art forms and improvisational performance. These will comprise guided tours, fire spinning, live music, belly dancing, artist meet and greets, and more. Non-alcoholic refreshments will be served. Visual artists include: experiential designer and filmmaker Jiana Cipriano; self-described intuitive artist Cristina Dudziak;  Oscar-winning producer and multi-media performance artist Jeremy Edwardes; artist, writer, and filmmaker John J Lynch; multidisciplinary, film and graphic design artist Alexandra McDonald; Emmy-nominated producer and award-winning filmmaker, writer and artist and Skip Shea  and self-taught mixed media artist Heather “Zelda” Angelone.
Performance artists include: body-positive belly dancing ensemble The PSYbel Troupe; local singer-songwriter Victoria Dobbs; fire puppeteer and fire spinner “Wizard” Sam Perry.
Full schedule and artist biographies available here:  Estate of Mind is a volunteer-run, donation-based collaborative creator co-living community, and pay-what-you-can arts and lifestyle event venue with a world-class visiting volunteer program, based in the historic Oakhurst Manor complex in Whitinsville. For more information, visit The Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation, Inc is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit who believes the arts and education are essential to creating a vibrant, healthy community and world.   The mission of the Shawna Foundation is to equitably promote and support students through scholarship and showcase artists in filmmaking, performance arts, poetry and other creative endeavors with a focus on underrepresented communities. For more information visit the