Magdiela Matta for The ARTery “5 Things To Do This Weekend, Including A Writer’s Workshop And A Show Of Luminous Paintings”

Jannesari’s works of art are executed in ink or oil paint, and her very vibrant, saturated and warm hues will capture your attention.”

Marc Levy for Cambridge Day “Shabnam’s vibrant ‘Carpet Grew Like a Garden’ looks inside Iranian life; Coming to Gallery 263

“For even more reason to look forward to 2021, the exhibit “The Carpet Grew Like a Garden” begins Jan. 14 at Gallery 263 in Cambridgeport, showing works by Iranian-born Shabnam Jannesari.”

Press for Fact vs. Fiction (2020)

Jess Costello for Boston Hassle “Blurring Fact and Fiction at Gallery 263

“We turn to art for a reflection of the truth, and there’s no better place to start than Gallery 263’s Fact vs. Fiction, a national juried exhibition currently on view through January 9th.”

Press for The Eye’s Mind (2020)

Jess Costello for Boston Hassle “Looking Through “The Eye’s Mind”

“I [Jess Costello] asked Drew about his process and how his finished product may interplay with other media as well as the eyes of the viewers.”

Jess Costello for Boston Hassle “CELEBRATING THE REOPENING OF GALLERY 263: Interviews with gallery staff and artists

“On September 17th, Cambridgeport’s Gallery 263 reopened for the first time, in order to celebrate the 9th anniversary of the Artist Membership Program.”

Marc Levy for Cambridge Day “Storefront art project places stunning McLeods at Gallery 263, an appropriate window for a visit”

“In the window of Gallery 263 in Cambridgeport (which aims for a Sept. 17 reopening) are two works by Marla McLeod – stunning portraits of black women done in oil on canvas that must be seen in person to be appreciated.”

Celina Colby for Bay State Banner “Marla McLeod greets the quarantined art world with optimism”

“A few pieces from McLeod’s thesis project are displayed in storefronts on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing and in the windows of Gallery 263 in Cambridge.”

Press for WILD (2020)

J.M. Belmont for Artscope “WILD at Gallery 263”

“The strength of “Wild” lies in the detailed and multivariate perspectives each artist brings, showing us a different, on-the-ground perspective that cannot be ignored.”

Press for Spaces Within Space (2020)

Pamela Reynolds for The ARTery “At Gallery 263, Hana Yilma Godine’s ‘Spaces Within Space’ Creates Room for Interpretation”

In Hana Yilma Godine’s solo show “Spaces Within Space” at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, the significance of Godine’s figures is left completely (and refreshingly) to the interpretation of the viewer.”

Press for All Work and No Play (2019)

Cate McQuaid for Boston Globe “At Gallery 263, colorful art made from Post-Its, pens, and paper clips”

“In “All Work and No Play,” Hernandez plants a liberating flag of individuality in dry bureaucratic ground.”

Scout Cambridge Best Art Gallery 2019

Emmett Nahil for Boston Hassle “Nature’s nation: Trump, the government shutdown, and what makes ‘American’ art American”

” …the reconstructed images he presents of iconic American spaces illuminate the precarious position of our wildlife in the age of the Trump shutdown.”

Morgan Richards for Boston University’s Clarion Magazine “Reconstructing Images of the West”

“This small, strategic collection of photographs seeks to stimulate a larger reflection about the contemporary use of images and our shifting relationship with the natural world.”

Press for Free Form (2018)

Emily Bass for Boston Hassle “Emily Bass’s Top 10 Exhibitions of 2018”

“This is the kind of narrative we need more of within queer representation…”

Press for Surface Consumption (2018)

Maryam Raad for Boston Hassle “Finding Equilibrium in Expression”

“With an unparalleled level of self-awareness, Lisa Kellner’s artwork explores the particular struggle between running wild and restraint.”

Press for Opus Six (2017)

Meredith Goldstein for Boston Globe “A Cambridge gallery is showing artwork by guards who work at the Museum of Fine Arts”

“The show features works by Jeff Ellse, Stephen Holness, Gary McManus, Anthony Pagliuca, John Storrow, and Matthew Zappala, all of whom have protected the art at the MFA.”

Jeannie Simms Exhibits Portraits of First Same-Sex Couples Married in Massachusetts

“Local photographer Jeannie Simms tracked down the couple and asked them to pose for a portrait, which could feature anyone and take place in a meaningful location of their choosing. ”

Press for Folk (2014)

Cate McQuaid for The Boston Globe, “The Week Ahead: Performing and visual arts: All kinds of folk”

““Kate McNamara, the savvy director and chief curator of the Boston University Art Gallery, juried this show, which celebrates folk and the word’s many interpretations: traditional, handmade, indigenous, artisanal, down home.”

Press for Meat Stacks (2015)

“Dig This: Meat Stacks, Beer and Cider Fest, and the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo” October 14, 2015

“…a series of photographs offering you a symbolic look at mass production and processed food—and how their existence allows consumers to avoid the gory reality of preparing and eating an animal. “

Press for Castle Gardenan Original Musical Production (2014)

Mary Holbrow for Cambridge Community Television, “‘Castle Garden’ performed at Gallery 263,”

“Part of the show’s charm is its immediacy […] – we all depend on luck whether we know it or not.”

Press for Life of Materials (2014)

Sarah Athanas for Mate Corazon, “Creating Meaningful Relationships with Stuff: Life of Materials”

“In Life of Materials, Dena Haden, Emily Brodrick, Emily Manning-Mingle, and Will Whelan embrace stuff, using found objects to create playful work that adds layers of meaning and brings new life to things.”

Press for Artist Opportunities (2015)

Sarah Feijo for Cambridge Wicked Local “Gallery 263 kids off new programs”

“This will be a big year for the tiny corner art gallery, one of only a handful in Cambridge.”

Press for Port Sounds Music Festival (2015)

Brian Carroll for Red Line Roots “Great Show Alert: Port Sound This Weekend At Gallery 263”

“In its name and concept, Port Sounds describes the active exchange of ideas, sounds, and art that is ever-present at the Gallery.”

Press for Foraged Banquet (2013)

Gallery 263 enlists chef to forage for its fund-raiser

“Foraging is experiencing a fashionable renaissance, so the idea of eating an entire meal found on the land and at sea isn’t as unusual as it sounds. At a small gallery in Cambridge, foraging is another excuse to bring the community together.”

Press for Wood (2013)

‘Wood’ at Gallery 263: A Must See Show

“An outstanding exhibition of wood cuts, wood art and furniture, wood as fetish object, wood as a seductive natural element of striking beauty worthy of photographing; wood as a substrate for layering other materials on top of, wood as sculpture and as wood as building material.”