The 3S Gallery is an incubator of ideas, facilitator of original content, and advocate for contemporary artists. Each year the gallery presents exhibitions that highlight unprecedented innovation across disciplines, celebrate artistic excellence, encourage lively discourse, and foster an unwavering appreciation for the vital role that art plays in our community.

Exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday: 10am-6pm Saturday-Sunday: 12-5PM Monday: CLOSED

The gallery is occasionally closed for private events or for exhibit installations, and occasionally open outside regular hours during public performances, by appointment and by chance.

Check out 3S' calendar for public programs related to exhibitions.


March 1 - April 7

Artist Opening Reception: Friday, March 1. 5-8pm.
Free and open to the public.
Reception coincides with Art 'Round Town monthly art walk in Portsmouth.


I’m an artist whose interest in shapes manifests itself through a variety of media. I seek to bring forward the contradictions between the expectations of society and an individual’s sense of self. My focus is on women and the stark standards that have been established for a woman’s appearance. After finding a study made by the U.S. government in 1940 to standardize the woman body, I created a geometrical shape using the measurements generated by the study and presented it in drawings and three-dimensional figures.

The exploration of shape goes deeper through my work with the study of body language. The pose is shapes, and shape is both a noun and a verb-- to understand the human behavior is imperative to see it as a whole. Body language gives a visual form to identity and enhances the visual aesthetics of communication. You are what you create, as much as you are what you perform. My goal is to create images that echo the past, confront the present, and embrace the future. Read more...


Opening reception wine tasting, cheese, and charcuterie provided by La Maison Navarre.


Chromatic is generously supported by:



Additional support provided by:

Infinite Imaging