Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Westfield State University hosts Commune2 exhibit, featuring artwork by Greenfield Community College faculty members

CONTACT: Troy Watkins,, 413.572.5523

WESTFIELD—Westfield State University will host “Commune2,” featuring the art work of faculty members from Greenfield Community College, in the Arno Maris Gallery, Ely Campus Center, January 29–March 1. An artists’ talk will be held Monday, February 25 at 1 p.m.

The process of artmaking is one of giving thought expression. It is an active, creative endeavor that takes many forms. The represented artists work in a variety of mediums—painting, photography, sculpture, computational art, video, and weaving—and their work reflects different concerns and preoccupations. They are also educators currently teaching at Greenfield Community College and other regional colleges and universities. All share a passion for the studio.The exhibit and artists’ talk are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. For more information about this event and future campus exhibits, visit

Founded in 1839 by Horace Mann, Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public, co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society.  For more information on Westfield State University, visit,, or


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