Inspired by the power art making has over our emotional health. Working artist’s studio with contemporary art for sale. Private art classes offered in drawing, basic painting, and basic screen printing. Art Mentoring involves working one to one to create a body of work, with an optional exhibition, based on a very meaningful topic. No experience is necessary. We explore different art media until something fits. Having a steady dialog on this subject is beneficial to the participant and also their creative process. Open by appointment. M-F 4pm-8:30pm, S 10am-5pm.
Richard is a working artist and teacher in Coventry, CT
First Prize: 2017 CT Society of Portrait Artists. Paintings and drawings are for sale. DM re: commissions. Instagram: rixpix46
Daniel Donaghy is a Professor of English at Eastern Connecticut State University. He is the author of the poetry collections Somerset (NYQ Books), Start with the Trouble (University of Arkansas Press, 2009), winner of the Paterson Award for Literary Excellence, and Streetfighting (BkMk Press, 2005). He has received grants from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism Artist and the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts as well as the Southern Humanities Review’s Theodore Christian Hoepfner Award. Raised in Philadelphia, PA, he was recently named the first Poet Laureate of Windham and is edits, with his students, Here: a poetry journal.
I’m a retired freelance illustrator, graphic designer and cartoonist with over 60 years of national commercial experience. I teach watercolor workshops every Tuesday at 9:am and 12:pm in my home. Call for details. A member of numerous local art societies, my work has been exhibited extensively including many one man shows. I’ve been asked to judge juried art shows and invited to give art demos of my watercolor painting.
Jean Henderson uses photography to help maintain her stress levels that stem from her bipolar disorder. She believes that ART HEALS — for both the creator and the viewer. Her primary goal is to offer hope to other mental health clients and their families that healing is more than possible. Recently, she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer so her people now also include other cancer patients as she moves through this additional journey.
Marny Lawton is a painter working in oil and the ancient medium of egg tempera. Along with still life and landscape, current work includes a series of reflections and shadows and a body of work devoted to food.
Charles paints landscapes of wild places, still waters, and flowing rivers. From mountains to the sea nature motivates his work, as well as a love of small boats, old barns and fly fishing.
We make Lifelike Pet Portraits from your photos. The animal companions with whom we share our lives can mean the world to us. An original, hand painted portrait is a beautiful way to celebrate a cherished pet or remember those we have lost, and the pet portraits can make special gifts for friends and family to treasure always.
Bilingual Children’s Books
Delia Berlin was born and raised in Argentina but has spent most of her life in Connecticut. Her professional career has focused on education and administration. With graduate degrees in both Physics and Family Studies, she also worked in early intervention and taught child development at the college level. With her children’s writing Delia seeks to spark new insights and to convey joy through age-appropriate humor, while expanding vocabulary and social skills. In addition to children’s books, she also wrote the parrot care book and co-authored essay collections with her husband, artist David Corsini.
Custom framing and graphic design. Enjoy limitless presentation solutions and fine workmanship at a fair price. Daryl Hartman is a graphic designer, artist and fine craftsperson with over 20 years of professional picture framing experience. She can cut you a piece of glass or a mat, or help you create entire archival package with your frame or ours. Over 800 styles of contemporary and period reproduction molding and a large selection of mat colors and textures. Beveled mirrors in various circular and rectangular sizes are also available, as well as beautiful, ready to go photo frames with complimentary gift wrapping.
Gabrielle Zane is a performer, writer, and visual artist. Ms. Zane holds an M.F.A. from Bennington College. She is a Teaching Artist for the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism and is an artist-in-residence in schools throughout New England. She has toured with the Poetry Alive performance troupe and is a fonder and member of the spoken word group Zeno’s Eros. She holds a studio at 31 Moulton Court, Willimantic, CT. Ms. Zane has a chapbook of poems, Being Your Eyes from Curbstone Press.