Reception For Artist Claudia Ruiz-Gustafson at Open Spirit Saturday

FRAMINGHAM – The Open Spirit Gallery will host a reception for Massachusetts artist Claudia Ruiz-Gustafson exhibition Of Water and Dreams: Selected Images and Poems on Saturday, January 6 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Ruiz-Gustafson’s show explores concepts of memory, identity, dreams and the subconscious mind in three bodies of work.  Images exploring the inner world include photography, poetry and mixed media assemblage pieces.   Her work mixes the metaphorical and the symbolic.

Ruiz Gustafson’s themes draw on her very personal experiences growing up in Lima, Peru and her journey to Massachusetts where she arrived with only a suitcase and hope. The female figure as well as mirrors have figured prominently in her work.

To see more of Ruiz-Gustafson’s fine art and other images, visit learn more about her work, please visit 

Exhibit will be at Open Spirit on the campus of Edwards Church in Saxonville through January 15. Hours are by appointment, by chance or whenever the doors are open at Open Spirit. For more information, including hours and events, call 508-877-8162


Open Spirit is a place of hope, health and harmony – a multifaith community wellness center in the Saxonville neighborhood of Framingham.

At Open Spirit, we come together with open hearts to: Celebrate and deep understanding of our diverse spiritual and cultural traditions; Enable healing of body, mind, spirit and earth; Inspire courage to transform our lives and our communities.  Open Spirit is located at 39 Edwards Street in Framingham (  


Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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