Ames Free Library

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March Featured Artist at the AFL

On the Wall: Wren Barger

Wren Barger is an Easton resident, and is currently an undergraduate student at Bridgewater State University, where she is majoring in Art with a concentration in Photography.  Wren has received awards in several local juried shows, and has shown her work at the Easton Shovel Town Cultural District Art Co-op Gallery, as well as in various venues throughout Easton. Wren is versed in film photography, digital photography, and Pinhole photography.  Her goal is to be a Fine Arts/Documentary photographer.  Wren has worked with special needs children since the fifth grade, first as student aide, and finally in Oliver Ames Summer Program as a Teacher’s Aide. One of her goals is to teach photography to children with special needs.

In the Glass Case: Beverly Carlson

Beverly loves “designing jewelry the way my customers like,” using her skills in Chain Maille silver jewelry, Kumihimo, and other types of jewelry design.  Aiding in fundraising is a passion for Beverly, with her latest, Diane's Ladybug Necklace, raising over $1600 and counting for Dana-Farber Cancer Center. Beverly also likes to teach both Chain Maille and Kumihimo to those who share her love and passion. Beverly’s work is also featured at the Easton Shovel Town Cultural District Art/Coop Gallery at 50 Main Street, North Easton.

Artists’ works are brought to you by the Artist on Display Program sponsored by the Easton Shovel Town Cultural District.
Learn more about previous artists that have displayed at the Ames Free Library HERE