The Central Square Branch's On the Wall Gallery

July 2014 - “Works on Recycled Materials” – by Martin Koehler

Martin Koehler was born in 1953, in Concord, Massachusetts. An early work, painted at the age of seven, is a rooster. More recent works are geometrical designs drawn on cardboard or re-used paper bags.

Some are made of colored drinking straws, taped to cardboard. Some are drawings with brush-and-ink; some are done with colored Sharpie pens.

Mr. Koehler has lived in Cambridge since 1971. He displayed his artwork at an exhibit sponsored by the Alliance of Cambridge Tenants.

Mr. Koehler works in other media as well. He has compacts disks, Mandalas, audio cassettes, poetry, prose, and translations from the Russian. He is married and lives in East Cambridge.

Calling All Artists!

Looking for a place to exhibit your art? The "On the Wall Gallery" at the Central Square Branch Library affords artists, photographers, art associations, and civic groups an opportunity to show their work. The fact that it stimulates cultural awareness of the community and encourages greater use of the library’s collections and facilities is an added bonus!

Exhibits are generally planned on a monthly basis and are to be hung by the exhibitors using appropriate hardware provided by the library. Suitable works for hanging include 2-dimensional works: paintings, drawings, graphic work, photographs, tapestries, fabric art, needle arts, etc. The space is 10'x10'.

If you’re interested in showing your work, please come to the Central Square Library or call (617) 349-4444.

Download the Policy and Loan Agreement for Exhibitors



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