Mayor William M. Manzi has named John Molori as December’s Artist of the Month. John is a long time resident of Methuen and a photographer. He is a regular contributor to AM 1110 WCCM and a syndicated columnist for Patriots Football Weekly, Boston Baseball Magazine, Methuen Life Magazine, Merrimack Valley Business and New England Golf Monthly. His columns and photos have been published in The Boston Metro, The Providence Journal, New England Hockey Journal, North Shore Sunday, Merrimack River Current, Lowell Sun, and Eagle-Tribune.
Molori’s work has been featured on Monday Night Football, ESPN, Fox, Sporting News Radio and several radio stations and websites throughout New England. He has served as a guest lecturer at Emerson College, Boston University and Curry College.
John has won numerous honors including the New England Emmy Award, CableAce, Beacon Award, Hometown Video Award, Common Cause Open Government Website Award and the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters Award. He is President of the Methuen Community Television Board of Directors and Webmaster for the City of Methuen official website.
Mayor Manzi stated, “I’d like to personally thank John for his participation in this program. He is one of the many talented photographers and artists living and working in our community. It is an honor to display his photography. I encourage people to come to my office and view his work.”
The Methuen Artist of the Month Program was created by Mayor Manzi four years ago in order to give members of the Methuen Arts Community a forum to display their work and to encourage participation in Methuen’s growing creative economy. Methuen artists interested in being considered for Artist of the Month should contact the Mayor’s Office.