Mod & Fancy

Mod & Fancy is an online vintage clothing store run by Somerville resident Shannon Donahue. All photos were taken on a Nikon N6006 with Kodak Gold 200 film. All clothing in these photos are available for sale on the Mod & Fancy etsy page, linked above. Advertisements

The Last Days of Shea Stadium

by Amanda Beland These are a collection of film photographs taken during the last few days that Brooklyn DIY space Shea Stadium was open at its Meadow Street location. Founded in 2009, it closed in June with plans to relocate. I used a Nikon N6006 and a Minolta XD7 with film Fuji Superia 800 and…

Somerville Open Studios

An audio postcard on two artists from Somerville Open Studios at the Loft. Stina Simmarano “I really like textures – I’ve been working with metallics and glitter a lot lately. I like things that have a little bit of depth. I like repetition I like just a lot of repetitive shapes and patterns. There’s a…

Somerville Guitar Co.

by Amanda Beland Nick Murphy is a luthier based in Somerville. He began working on and fixing friends’ guitars under the name Somerville Guitar Co. just about three years ago. Since then – through quality work, top notch social media-ing and word of mouth – his side hobby has evolved into a full-fledged, budding business. Check out his…

Thea Engst

It began with a name and ended with perspective.

Jenn Harrington

Jenn Harrington is a mover and a shaker in the Somerville arts and music scene. While she doesn’t produce records or make art, she’s widely regarded in many circles as a “connector”.

Mary Lewey and Her Wildlife Treasury

Behind Mary Lewey’s recent exhibit “Illustrated Wildlife Treasury” is a $5 flea market purchase and a stack of magazines headed for the trash.

Victoria Valente

Victoria Valente is a painter living in Everett, Massachusetts. She started painting and making art in her teens.

Lucia Pearl Jewelry

Lucia Perluck is the one woman band behind Lucia Pearl Jewelry, a Brooklyn-based freelance jewelry business. Although the company is a fairly new venture, Perluck’s been designing and building jewelry for close to a decade.

Erin Shaw

Erin Shaw’s passion for painting, drawing, knitting, designing and sculpting has evolved significantly into not only a career – but a life purpose.