Golob Art Blog

February 4th, 2022

Public invited to participate in Haverhill library mural project

The Friends group is looking to create public art that is fresh, exciting and colorful and maybe even a bit abstract to spark the imagination, said artist Alexander Golob, who responded to a call for artists and was chosen by the Friends. Golob came up with the theme, “The Stories We Carry.”

Public invited to participate in Haverhill library mural project

June 28th, 2021

Artists create new mural on Washington St. in Haverhill

“For me, it’s important to find as many ways as possible to bring art to where people live, rather than ask them to attend a gallery," Golob said. “When you create little bits of public art, it becomes part of the environment and a celebration of human expression."

Artists create new mural on Washington St. in Haverhill

December 9th, 2020

A neighborhood canvas

During a recent event to show off the new art work, Kat Everett of POSE Inc., a community organization in the Mount Washington neighborhood, called the mural a "beautiful project that celebrates the diversity of Haverhill."

A neighborhood canvas

April 7th, 2020

Music, Movement, and Merry-Making: Public Art with Elisa Hamilton

Art: People in Process is a series where we interview public, site-specific, and social practice artists in the New England area. I’ll be talking with them not only about their *amazing* art, but also everything that contributes to the mystery of their process - their lifestyle, their artistic process, and life during and between projects. More about the blog here.

Music, Movement, and Merry-Making: Public Art with Elisa Hamilton

March 20th, 2020

From Walls to Wheels: Art, Art, Everywhere! Cedric Douglas and The Up Truck

Cedric Douglas is an artist and designer who integrates graffiti ideology into design and advertising. His work is inspired by everyday life idioms and the subculture of guerilla, or street art. He uses this approach to express his social views on the world.

From Walls to Wheels: Art, Art, Everywhere! Cedric Douglas and The Up Truck

Janruary 9th, 2020

Lasers, Latitudes, and Languages: Stephanie Benenson of Harbor Voices

Stephanie Benenson is guided by inquiries into the power of exploring personal history through the medium of community storytelling. The results of which are immersive multilingual installations, augmented reality experiences, and other free, community-led public art experiences.

Lasers, Latitudes, and Languages: Stephanie Benenson of Harbor Voices

December 2nd, 2019

Alexander Golob Makes Mural "Divergent Paths" In Westwood

"I was inspired by how University Station is a nexus of travel," says Golob. "[University Station] is a crossroads for train and car travel, and has added commercial and residential spaces in recent years. I wanted to show what University Station has come to represent."

Alexander Golob Makes Mural "Divergent Paths" In Westwood

December 17th, 2018

Immigrant mural unveiled in Haverhill

“This is Haverhill,” Mayor James Fiorentini said of the artwork. “This mural tells the real history of Haverhill, which was built by immigrants.”

Immigrant mural unveiled in Haverhill

September 4th, 2018

New mural at Linden Square

No, that’s not a large stained glass window behind Linden Square.

The colorful, geometric design tucked away between the Bank of America and the California Pizza Kitchen is actually the latest installation from artist and Wellesley resident Alexander Golob.

New mural at Linden Square

April 22nd, 2018

BU alum transforms cat hospital into Kenmore gallery space

“We wanted to make something with stories that people will gain something from seeing, or that people will find connection with,” Golob said. “The goal is that people [will] be moved or provoked or changed for the better.”

BU alum transforms cat hospital into Kenmore gallery space

September 21st, 2017

Exposing New Realities: Immersive, Participatory Art, Games & Storytelling at the 2017 Northampton Film Festival

The Northampton Film Festival will launch its second year of curated immersive content showcasing games, experiences and stories in VR, AR, 360, social media and participatory art-making at the A.P.E

Exposing New Realities: Immersive, Participatory Art, Games & Storytelling at the 2017 Northampton Film Festival