Connecticut Historical Society - Venue 2016
One Elizabeth Street in the West End of Hartford (intersection of Asylum)
CHS is a SHUTTLE STOP where you can park and take the buses to other venues. Routes and schedules.
Connecticut Historical Society offers FREE admission to the museum every Open Studio Weekend.
Featured were over 20 OSH mixed media artists many that live in the West End.
CHS is now the home of the Institute for Community Research featuring the CR Sewing Circle Project. Exquisite crafts by local artists from Burma, Bosnia, Somalia, Romania and Iran
ARTISTS who exhibited in 2016:
Allen Freshler: (Oil on canvas or board) Oil paintings in landscape, seascape and stillifes
B.Rossitto: (Oil, watercolor) Bringing the viewer with me on an exploration of essence
Christine Quallen Photography: (Photography) Share the simple beauty in details of nature
Diane L. Cadrain: (Fiber) Cotton and wool: painted, stitched and felted artwork
Joya Helander: (Ceramics) Functional and sculptural ceramic work
Linda Boisvert-DeStefanis: (Oils/pastels) Oils and pastel paintings - Contemporary Realism
Linda Lilling: (Oil & acrylic) Impressionistic realism illustrating the effect of light on a landscape
Linda Rahm: (Acrylic) Landscapes and abstract work in a loose and painterly style
Lori Racicot-Burrous: (Acrylic) Multi-layered paintings, inspired by nature, that invite others in.
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Maggie McFarland: (Fabric, buttons, and beads) Comfortable and attractive clothing and jewelry
My Precious Stones: (Jewelry) Oone of a kind jewelry of sterling silver and semi precious stones
Nan Runde: (Drawings and paintings) Serene drawings and dreamlike egg tempera paintings
Normand Charlette: (Digital Photography) Scenic New England, primarily landscapes and seascapes
Poor Girls Pottery featuring Amy Sciongay: (Pottery) Pottery with unique, organic carvings
Poor Girls Pottery featuring Erika Novak: (Ceramics) Unique, handmade ceramics
Rita W. Bond: (Oil, acrylic) Colorful paintings of coastal scenes, New England and travels
Roxann Poppe Leibenhaut: (Oil painting) Representational oil painter of urban and beach scenes.
Samantha Rowe: (Clay) Functional and non functional clay pieces with a variety of shapes and finishes
Thomas J McCabe / S turnpike: (Acrylic) Colorful, cartoonish paintings and painted light switch plates
Tricia Drezek - Color & Clay: (Watercolor and oil paint, stoneware clay) Functional pottery, watercolor and oil paintings