November 13, 2014

Open Studio Hartford and more!

Open Studio Hartford is a free, city-wide event, where art studios, galleries, educational institutions, art-related businesses and other creative group locations open to the public. It's a collaboration designed to promote local artists and to bring people into various Hartford neighborhoods for an enjoyable, educational and inspiring event.

Here are some of the participating artists (me too!):

"Grocer's Dilemma" by Anita Gangi Balkun
UPcycled Sampler Sneak Peek!

Date: Saturday and Sunday, November 15-16, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: ArtWalk, Downtown Library

As a part of the 25th Annual Open Studio Hartford Weeked, visit the ArtWalk at the Downtown Library for a special sneak peek “Make & Take,” where you will assist local artist Anita Balkun in completing a large hanging art installation designed especially for her exhibit, UPcycled Sampler, on display in the ArtWalk gallery December 5 - January 9. Visitors to this weekend’s event will work with recycled materials, add to the sculpture, and take home a souvenir!

A program of Open Studio Hartford

NOVEMBER 15 and 16, 2014












The Art of Andres Chaparro

Friday, November 14, 2014, 7pm, Russion Lady, 144 Temple St., New Haven, CT

Friday & Saturday, November 15, 16, 2014, Open Studio Hartford, Art Space, 555 Asylum St., Hartford, CT

Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10am - 4pm, Windsor Art Center Open Studio (Windsor, CT)

EBK Gallery [small works]
218 Pearl St
Hartford, CT

Jessica Jane | Paintings and Assemblages

on view: November 10 - November 22, 2014
art reception  Saturday, November 15,  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 

Jessica Jane's show will be be up during the
Hartford Open Studio Weekend
The gallery will be open during the Open Studio Weekend
and will be #16 on the map for OSH (click here)

(otherwise artwork is shown by appointment during the week)

Other Great things happenin'  -

Panel Discussion and Sacred Harp Concert
Thursday, November 13th, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m

In conjunction with the exhibition Between The Lines: Works by Carole P. Kunstadt
October 23rd to December 28th, 2014.
This Thursday we are hosting a wonderful evening. Please join us for a panel discussion and concert. We begin the panel discussion at 6:30 pm. The concert will begin at 7:45 pm.

The panel includes the artist, Carole P. Kunstadt; Sacred Harp singer Ellen Lueck; Yale University music Professor Ian Quinn, Ph.D.; and St. Patrick - St. Anthony Director of Music Ministry and musician Gabriel Löfvall. The concert will combine the choirs of St. Patrick - St. Anthony Church with Sacred Harp musicians and audience members. 


The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Clare Gallery is located in the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry at 285 Church Street, Hartford, CT. Free parking is across the street in Saint's Lot. The entrance is handicapped accessible. Phone: (860) 756-4034.

The Clare Gallery's hours:
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sundays

Further information on the Clare Gallery can be found at
Above image: Sacred Poem XLI,
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, ME


3 Brooklyn artists show paintings, drawings in Glastonbury

Collaborative art show ahead of winter holidays welcomes public with drinks, refreshments, and music.

Landscapes, neighborhoods and home are the themes of an upcoming art show in Glastonbury featuring three emerging artists and called "From Life." The Nov. 15 show of paintings and drawings by Ryan Gallagher, Benjamin Lankton, and Edward Whelan offers an intimate look into the artists’ creative process and experience of life in New York City and beyond.

The public is invited to view the works by the three Brooklyn artists, and enjoy refreshments and music, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 15, at Goldberg Design 196 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, CT.  


William Baczek Fine Arts

Opening Reception - Saturday, November 15  5 - 7 p.m.

artwork by ANNE LILLY           
  William Baczek Fine Arts, in Northampton, MA is pleased to announce the opening of two new solo exhibitions. Anne Lilly will be showing a collection of stainless steel kinetic sculptures and Carrie Seid will be exhibiting new abstract works constructed from aluminum, mylar, acrylic and silk. The exhibitions will run concurrently, and will be on display from Wednesday, November 12 through Saturday, December 13, 2014.  There is an opening reception on Saturday evening, November 15 from 5 to 7 p.m.

  Selections from this exhibition and works by other gallery artists are available for viewing on the gallerys web site at  For more information about this or upcoming exhibits please call the gallery at 413-587-9880 or e-mail at  The gallery is located at 36 Main St. in downtown Northampton, Mass. and is open Tuesday and Wednesday 10 5,  Thursday Saturday, 10 - 8 and Sundays from 12 - 5. 


November 15th - January 10th

Featuring Artists:

 Augusto C. Bordelois
 Carole Bascetta
 Cassie Shaver
 Cynthia Lund Torroll
 Cynthia Sukowatey
 Dayna Wenzel
 Grace Scharr McEnaney
 Hank Paper
 Jennifer Heil
 Josie Dellenbaugh
 Joan Jardine
 Joseph Begnaud
 Karen Israel
 Liz Morrison
 Marsha Lewis
 Michael Moran
 Nancy Quiaoit
 Robert Markey
 Roberta Mockus
 Shakil Akram Khan
 Steve Sangapore
 Victoria Sivigny
 Walter Schuppe                                                                    
 William Noonan