TEN MINOR is a house in North Adams MASS, just off Route Two, between Eclipse Studios and MassMOCA few blocks from MCLA, close to shopping and downtown by one long walking street. In three floors, we offer  two Cooperative Apartments as Two/Four bedrooms (3 lounges/3 bathrooms/3 kitchens), each furnished with a' full' bed, bureau-closet, chair-table, cable TV/WIFI; the kitchen is equipped with all utensils and appliances, stack washer-dryer. During summer,  an upgrade setup is complete with linens, towels, toiletries and a host. While this 1895 building is traditional; its color is Neapolitan, and artwork of prints, paintings and sculpture is fresh.

Ten Minor offers 12 Summer weeks (Ice Cream Art House) and 9 month Student leases (a New England House):

ICE CREAM ART HOUSE provides artists or students Summer lodging by weeks, month or seminar rates for the cooperative apartment design; use of the art library and gallery space. We are not working-studios except for light use of bedroom and lounge or gallery. The building is artist owned, usually on-site; includes a clay- studio and writers-sheds. Our costs are by each 2 bedroom floor: $250 weekly (special events are more).  There are three floors, the upper two comprise one unit, each floor has bathroom/kitchen. 'Art-Spirit-Create' seminars are $250/person, on Wed-Sundays with light fare, morning programs, art media, afternoon tours, & final art show.

A NEW ENGLAND HOUSE allows college students academic housing from September through May, with the ease of move-in/out convenience. "The Cooperative Apartment" lease includes utilities/furnishings as above for each bedroom.  Amenities are  gas/elect/trash/cable-WIFI, and plowed parking paid by the landlord, Henry Gates. Terms are prepaid by semester: $1800 each Fall and Spring, divided by Jan 15 for each of two or four bedrooms. Reserve your set of rooms early in the Spring by contacting me through e-mail: hjgates@comcast.net.  We have been hosts seven years; maintaining a quality building with the building manager next door for prompt help.

ART WORK AND PROCESS is generated by Henry Woodhull Gates over 40 years of professional work; artist, then
minister, now psychologist. Throughout the 1970's he was teaching, art, religion and creativity. By the 1980's he led
Wholistic arts intensives. Then, throughout the next thirty years he maintained clinical practise. His studio artwork has
gone from Iconography in the seventies; to pastel murals and portraits in the eighties; next decade was a 1000' studio of
clay slip and sculpture in Boston; finally, Henry undertakes oil painting, studios in Cambridge and at TEN MINOR.
He draws people together for creative art making and personal growth. See below for sample paintings & works:
















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