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The Illustrious Career Of Connecticut Artist, George Corsillo

New Haven’s George Corsillo has had a long and illustrious career as a graphic designer. Growing up in Hartford, Connecticut he fell in love with art after his parents sent him to the Wadsworth Athenaeum on Saturday afternoons. He decided he didn’t want to copy the master artists, but to create his own art. As Read more…

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Renowned Chef, Jacques Pepin on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

Another “Fireside Chats With Nyberg.” World renowned chef Jacques Pépin is my guest. Connecticut is so lucky to have him as a resident. We talk about starting out as a young chef in France and cooking for French President, Charles De Gaulle, his cooking buddy in crime, Julia Child, his family, and his love for hot dogs Read more…

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Connecticut’s American Mural Project Will Be Open To The World

When it’s completed it will be the largest indoor collaborative artwork display in the world. It’s size is 120 feet long, 48-feet high and 10 feet deep. It’s the brainchild of Ellen Grisedieck, the giant American Mural Project depicting all the jobs that Americans do from firefighters, welders, doctors, musicians and on and on. It’s being constructed in Read more…

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Ogham The Oldest Gaelic Language

Ogham is the earliest written form of Primitive Irish, the oldest of the Gaelic languages. Ogham was first used in Ireland and parts of England, Scotland and Wales between the 2nd and 6th centuries. Though its actual origins remain a mystery, it’s believed the Celts desired a cryptic alphabet that could not be deciphered by Roman Britain. Represented as a series of perpendicular Read more…

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Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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Connecticut’s American Mural Project

Launched in 2002 by artist Ellen Griesedieck, the American Mural Project (AMP) is creating the largest indoor collaborative artwork in the world—a mural 120 feet long, 48 feet high, and up to ten feet deep. The mural is a tribute to American workers and highlights what has defined the country over the last century. Nothing Read more…

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“Garbage In – Art Out”

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, that’s the case with Daniel Lanzilotta of Connecticut. He has mounted a campaign to make art out of plastic and other items that float ashore from anywhere around the world or that he finds on the side of the road. He calls himself a “Plastician.” He has collected a lot Read more…

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Art And Connecticut’s Craft Beers

“Art & Craft Beer” Fundraiser forGuilford Art Center features local CT breweries Sample some of Connecticut’s best craft brews at Guilford Art Center’s Art & Craft Beer event, scheduled for Friday, March 4 from 6-8:30 pm at Guilford Art Center. Guests are invited to try a selection of beers from area breweries, including DuVig, Stony Read more…

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Flower Exhibit In North Branford

Evergreen Woods Art Exhibit: Terry Bogan 88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT 06471 February 20th-March 30th, 2016 For more details, call Briana Benn-Mirandi at 203-483-3224 Terry Bogan is a watercolor artist noted for her vibrant colorful floral paintings.  Terry’s flowers capture the subtle balance between suggestion and description, control and spontaneity.  They come to Read more…

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The Contemporary Art Of Michael DesRosiers

Artist, Michael DesRosiers creates his paintings on a 23 acre spread in Lyme, Connecticut, an enclave, he built for his family surrounded by nature. He says he knew he was going to be an artist at a very young age when he spilled a bucket of paint down his parents carpeted stairs in Texas. He says Read more…

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