Project Art was established by gallerist Leslie Ferrin and artist Sergei Isupov as a live-work space for the production of ceramic art. Ferrin Contemporary maintains a library, archives, and gallery to support the activities taking place in the building.

Located in a fully renovated 19th century mill building on the Westfield River in rural Cummington, Massachussetts, Project Art offers studio space, workshops, and residencies for emerging and professional contemporary artists, writers, curators, and critics. We offer support for the completion of research, artworks, and exhibitions.

Project Art is open to the public by appointment and for programmed events. Artist Salons feature resident and local artists, and visiting scholars who present their work, opening a dialog with the wider art community. Master workshops are offered to benefit artists working in clay. The public gallery hosts shows by residents and visiting artists as well as group shows. Many of these are held in connection with Ferrin Contemporary.

Who We Are

Leslie Ferrin


Sergei Isupov

Resident Artist

Kadri Pärnamets

Resident Artist

Alex Jelleberg

Managing Director

Beckie Kravetz


Where We Are

Located 3.5 hours from NYC and 2.5 from Boston — midway between the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley — at our renovated 8,000 square foot mill building on the bank of the Westfield River you are just as close to MASS MoCA, as Northampton, MA with nature out the window and outside the doorstep.


From New York

Head North 3.5 hours various options

Several routes can be used for travel from New York City. From the West use the Taconic State Parkway, then travel to Pittsfield, MA and follow directions below. From the East and leaving the city through Conneticut, use Merritt – Wilbur Cross Parkway or interstates 95 North to 91 or 84 East to 91 to Hartford. From Hartford, travel on 91 North to Northampton, follow directions below.

From Pittsfield

From North Adams

From Northampton

From Boston



Project Art is in walking distance to a hardware store, lumber yard, post office, and general store.


MASS MoCA, The Clark, Berkshire Museum, Historic Deerfield, Hancock Shaker Village.

Colleges + Universities

Greenfield Community College, Berkshire Community College, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Williams College, Smith College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, University of Massachusetts.

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