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Rowayton arts sale set to raise funds, inspire creativity

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Pictured, the Rowayton Arts Center of Rowayton, Conn., will be presenting Arts and Ends, a tag sale to benefit its scholarship program, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Rowayton Community Center. Items such as paint and other art-related objects will be for sale. Tools of the trade belong to Margaret Tsirantonakis, a member of […] [Read More]
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Fall for new art this weekend in Greenwich

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If the Columbus Day holiday weekend has you thinking about exploration, the Bruce Museum will be bringing the discoveries to you. The 33rd annual Outdoor Arts Festival will arrive on the museum’s grounds on Saturday, Oct. 11, and stick around the next day to give treasure hunters a chance to snap up the goods. Nearly […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s ‘Street Seats’ to be auctioned off Oct. 8

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With titles such as “Gnome Place Like Home,” “Cosmic  Couch,” “Birds Of A Feather” and “No  One Is An Island,” a collection of benches are not your typical place to rest while en route, but these, and others, could be yours during an auction scheduled for Oct. 8. Stamford’s Downtwon Special Services District, which presented […] [Read More]
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Don’t miss it: Final night for ‘Over-Looked’ in Stamford

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Stamford’s West Side, along with the Yerwood Center, the 77-year-old fixture that has served multiple generations in that neighborhood and beyond, are the inspirations behind an exhibition that will wrap up tonight at the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery. “Overlooked: The Story of Unearthing a Community,” features the work of dozen artists, many of them local […] [Read More]
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Up-and-coming artists to “pop-up” in Stamford

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Two area artists will soon welcome the public, and raise some money in the process, in a new pop-up gallery space in the Harbor Point development in Stamford’s South End. The Christoper Robert Gallery is set to open Thursday, Oct. 9, at 110 Washington Blvd., with a reception that will highlight art from about a […] [Read More]
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WPA murals are star of Norwalk tour

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Pictured is one of the many Work Projects Administration murals that can be found in Norwalk, Conn. This one features Alexander Rummler, a resident of South Norwalk, depicting himself in “Mopping for Starfish.” A tour of these artistic works is set for Sept. 28, 2014. If you have ever wondered about the Work Progress Administration […] [Read More]
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New shows highlight Stamford, Darien photographers

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Want some art with that toast, or bagel? Two exhibitions are now on display in nearby businesses that put the focus on some local photographers. J. Edward Greene is enjoying a solo show of his work at Curley’s Diner in downtown Stamford. Nearly 10 images may be found on the walls, evidence of the various […] [Read More]
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New Guerrilla Girls exhibition makes rare stop at Fairfield University

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It has been nearly 30 years since the Guerrilla Girls first arrived, calling attention to inequality in the art world. In the years that followed, the group expanded its reach, seeking social change beyond the world of art. After its initial public debut – at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ken Delmar earns spot in latest “Ripley’s ” tome

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Pictured, Stamford resident Ken Delmar celebrates his art show at George Billis Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, N.Y., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Delmar creates his paintings on paper towels. File photo/Jason Rearick He made a splash in the newspaper and then in a New York City gallery before landing a […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Loft Artists Association to launch new show

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The Loft Artists Association, which has been based in Stamford for more than 35 years, is launching its first tristate, all-media juried show. The artists were inspired by the theme “The Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.” Nearly 50 works from 44 artists (you can find the full list here) will be on display from […] [Read More]