September 10, 2011

Artwalk Live this Sat. 9/17

Lots of art sponsored by WHAL, inside and out!

Gallery Committee Exhibit:

September  15th - 25th. Saltbox Gallery, 37 Buena Vista Road, West Hartford.

Gallery hours: Thursday - Sunday, 1- 4 p.m.
(860) 231-8019 office hours 9-1 p.m.

exhibiting committee members: 
Clare Phillips, Jane Shaskan, Jo McGuiness, John Rohatsch, Julie Bidwell, Karen Israel, Lee Goode, Linda Rahm, Lisa curran, Nancy Hoffman, Nancy Morrell, Reggie Dardzienski, Susan, Spaniol, and Anita Balkun

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ArtWalk Schedule of Events

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 ArtWalk Festival: Saturday, September 17th, 10 - 5:30 p.m.
FREE parking in the Town Hall parking lot.

10 - 5:30 p.m: Juried Clothesline Exhibit and Sale

10 - 5:30 p.m: Purchase a $10 raffle ticket for a chance to win
Night Reverie, a painting by Frank Federico, left, valued at $2500.
If 100 tickets are sold by 5 p.m, a winning ticket will be drawn at 5:30. Winner need not be present.

10 -12 noon: Free face painting for kids, provided by
Blick Art Materials

1-4 p.m. ArtWalk Live: Artists will create work on site which will be sold through silent auction from 4 -5:15 in the Whet Your Palette tent

12:30 -3 p.m.: A Community Quilt, led by artist Ed Johnetta Miller. Come help make a tile which will become part of an art installation.

1:30 - 3:30: Kids Art Zone: Kids can create work and hang it for display on their own clothesline.  

1 p.m Silk Screening: Sara Prentis Brown
1:30: Sculpture bas-relief: LeaAnn Cogswell
2 p.m. Palette knife painting: Joan Jardine
2 p.m. Cartooning demonstration: Elana Steier

4 - 5:30 p.m:  Whet Your Palette 
Food and wine tastings from The Mattabesett Canoe Club,
Treva Restaurant and Bar, Rizzutto's Wood Fired Kitchen
and Bar, The Cheesecake Factory, The Counter, and
Moe's Southwest Grill.  
Wine tasting supplied by Wine Cellars 4.
Admission fee: $15 p/p.

4 - 5:30: Support the Art League and purchase wine from
Wine Cellars 4.  A portion of all sales will be donated to the West Hartford Art League.

4 - 5:30: Silent auction of work created on-site during the day

5:30: Winning bids announced!!!

 ArtWalk is sponsored by
The Greater Hartford Arts Council
The Larsen Family Foundation
Sanborn Mortgage Corporation
Blick Art Materials 

Whet Your Palette for the Art League
Raymond Road

West Hartford, Connecticut 06107

FREE Parking
in the town hall lot
on Memorial Road.

Silent Auction:

Bid on artwork created during ArtWalk
in the
Whet Your Palette Tent

Artists working on site include 
  • Joan Jardine,
  • Paul Batch
  • Bob Norieka
  • Frank Federico
  • Mary Cottle Smealie
and many others...

Artists will be painting, sculpting and creating on site during the afternoon.

Finished artwork will for sale under the
Whet Your Palette
tent from 4-5:30.

Ticket must be purchased for admission to
the tent. 

Whet Your Palette: September 17th

Join us at this years ArtWalk festival and sample food
and wine from
  • Treva - Gnochi con Tartuffo porchini mushrooms, truffle oil
  • The Counter
  • Moe's Southwest Grill - Mini burritos with rice, black beans, chicken or ground beef, cheese and pico
  • The Mattebesett Canoe Club
  • Rizzuto's
  • La Petite France
  • The Cheesecake Factory - assorted cheesecake samples
  • Wine from Wine Cellars 4
Tickets: $ 15 p/p
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m
Location: Raymond Road, in Blue Back Square

Avoid the lines and purchase your tickets in advance.
Call the Art League at (860) 231-8019 and we will hold your tickets for you at the entrance to the tent.

We accept Master card, Visa or Discover.

ArtWalk Clothesline Exhibit: 10 - 5:30 p.m

This years ArtWalk exhibition was juried by Sue Sturtevant,
Director of the Hill-Stead Museum.

Close to 100 works of art will be on display and for sale.

All purchases may be taken at time of sale so come early for the best chance to purchase some great pieces by a variety of artists.

On the green under the tent on Raymond Road.

This years ArtWalk Festival is sponsored by;

The Greater Hartford Arts Council
Blick Art Materials
The Larsen Family Foundation
Sanborn Mortgage Corporation
Blue Back Square

ArtWalk Friends:
Bernheimer Lincoln Insurance | Cooperative Systems| Viking Oil Company

 For more information, or to purchase tickets for
Whet Your Palette in advance, please call the
West Hartford Art League | (860) 231-8019.