Personal, Political and Public Art — NPR for the Cape

On The Point, Mindy Todd speaks with artists from our region about some projects they are working on.

Listen to the full interview HERE!

Sophomore welding students from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School help set up DATMA’s ‘Harvesters of the Deep’ exhibit in downtown New Bedford. The students fabricated and helped install the exhibition displays as a special project in June 2021.

Cape artist Mimi Schlichter tells us about a project inspired after pandemic lockdowns were listed. She endeavored to create 54 Falmouth Beach paintings in 54 days, with no in-studio refinement.

Martha’s Vineyard artist Richard Limber‘s work asks viewers to consider social, political and environmental issues both around the world and right on the Island. He shares some thoughts about his work and process.

Amanda Hawkins, Program Coordinator for Design Art Technology Massachusetts, tells us about several public art series and performances in New Bedford, and educational programming offered by DATMA.