March 7, 2012

In Memoriam

The Gallery Committee was deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of two Belmont artists. Both women will be greatly missed by all who knew them.


Paula Lerner 

March 6, 2012. Paula was an award-winning photojournalist and mutimedia producer. The BGA was pleased to hang an exhibition of Paula's photographs of Afghanistan in conjunction with the Belmont Public Library's One Book One Belmont reading program in January 2008; Afghan Stories: Giving Women a Voice. A memorial service was held at Beth El Temple Center on Friday, March 9. For more information read Paula's obituary.

Betsey Morse Mayer

February 11, 2012. Betsy was active and well known in the local and greater Boston art world and a frequent exhibitor at the BGA. 

There will be a Memorial Celebration of the life of Betsey Morse Mayer at the Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA on Sunday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m. For more information visit Betsey's memorial site and read her obituary.