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MCLA-Pittsfield to Feature Ian Mosher as October Artist of the Month

NORTH ADAMS, MASS. —Recent MCLA graduate Ian Mosher will be the featured artist at MCLA-Pittsfield during October, with work on display at the College’s Pittsfield location at 66 Allen Street. Mosher’s work will be exhibited for the entire month, and an opening artist reception will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, during the city’s First Fridays Artswalk, sponsored by the City of Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development.

Mosher, who retired after 20 years in the U.S. Army, is a professional graphic designer and photographer. He attended the Tom Savini Special Make-Up Effects Program before earning his bachelor’s degree in art, with a concentration in studio, at MCLA. He currently works as a visual arts instructor at the Long Trail School in Dorset, Vt. Mosher has been married to his wife Tracey for almost 26 years. They are the parents of two amazing full-grown children, Taylor and Ethan.

Mosher’s show will be art centered on traditional and legendary monster themes, as well as unique visions that run through his mind; the show is a collection of his work that payshomage to Halloween. See examples of Mosher’s work at

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