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The Empty Spaces Project In Putnam, Connecticut Brings Art To Life

Paul Toussaint had an idea…fill an empty space on Main Street in Putnam, Connecticut, with art and people will come see it and that will create vibrancy. Toussaint, who grew up in Danielson, calls his idea The Empty Spaces Project and it is a non-profit. His place is in an area known as the “quiet Read more…

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Holiday Events On The Connecticut Art Trail

Holiday Events on the 2015 Connecticut Art Trail Want to know where beautiful events will be in Connecticut to take family or friends leading up to the holidays,? Well look no further than the state’s Art Trail, this is southern new England at a lovely time of the year. Okay get out your calendars and Read more…

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“Color Forms” By Judith Pond Kudlow

Tissue paper crinkled in light glows on the canvas. Shadows cascade down draped linens. They narrow the defiant gaze of a young girl in flowing white. An air of mystery patterns these introspective narratives, the unseen as essential as any surface detail.  You are cordially invited to an opening reception at the Cooper & Smith Read more…

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The Art Of Paper Cutting

Martha Link Walsh never set out to do this kind of art for life, it just evolved and she’s still at it 40 years later. She creates her designs with pencil and then goes to work with tiny scissors and scalpels. Walsh has two books out with her work, A Paper-Cut Christmas: Legends of the Gift Giver Read more…

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It’s A “Paris” State of Mind with Connecticut’s Jill Butler

Jill Butler  presents:  “My Paris Portfolio- Original Art, Design and Product” at the Essex Art Association Gallery at 10 North Main Street in Essex on the weekend of October 16-18. The show opens with a wine and cheese reception on Friday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 9 p.m., and will continue on Saturday, Oct. 17, 10-5pm Read more…

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The CT Shoreline Arts Alliance

Shoreline Arts Alliance of Guilford, Connecticut has been the cultural leader in the central coastal region of Connecticut since 1980.The Shoreline Arts Alliance strongly believes that the arts are for everyone and essential to the quality of life and health of our community.  We present renowned arts events, promote arts education, support Affiliate member organizations and Read more…

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Norwalk Annual Art Festival ~ June 27-28

Third Annual Norwalk Art Festival at Mathews Park, June 27 & 28, 2015 Festival to Feature 150 Top Local & National Artists, Fine Crafters Norwalk’s Mathews Park will come alive with fine arts and crafts on June 27 and 28 from 10am to 5pm. The Third Annual Norwalk Art Festival has assembled more than 150 juried, Read more…

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Connecticut’s Art Trail, Do You Have Your Summer Pass?

A unique campaign is underway called the “Connecticut Art Trail.” It will run throughout the summer and will feature some wonderful exhibitions and events. The Connecticut Art Trail is a nationally recognized partnership between 18 world-class museums and historic sites, created to promote Connecticut’s rich cultural assets as part of a travel experience. This is Read more…

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Guilford Art Center’s Craft Expo On The Green ~ July 17-19

In celebration of its 58th year, Guilford Art Center’s Annual Craft Expo will bring more than 180 nationally-recognized craft artists to the historic Guilford Green on July 17-19, 2015. The latest in handmade crafts will be represented in a variety of media, including Clay, Glass, Leather, Metal and Non-Metal Jewelry, Wearable and Non-Wearable Fiber, Metal, Read more…

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Charles Santarpia~ Photo Realist Oil Painter

Do you know this place to the left? It’s The Anchor, and it was a landmark 1940’s restaurant in downtown New Haven, Connecticut. It looks like a photo doesn’t it, but it’s not, it’s an oil painting done by Charles Santarpia of Branford, Connecticut. Charles got laid off when the economy bottomed out in the Read more…

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