Connecticut Historical Society - Venue 2017
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 will be 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
The fine artists that participated in 2017. Check back for the 2018 roster.
Allen Freshler, Traditional oil painting in the style of Olde Lyme artists
B.Rossitto, Impressionist landscapes from the heart in oil and watercolor
Balkun Woodcarving, Handcrafted decorative and functional wood sculpture
CQM Photography, Nature and landscape photography
Diane L. Cadrain, Fiber Artist, Celebrating the majesty of nature with cloth, yarn and thread
Drew R Darley, High-quality wheel thrown ceramic bottles and vases
Erika Novak, Wheel thrown functional and non-functional ceramic artwork
Grace Epstein, Functional ceramics imprinted with print blocks, lace and lidded pots with twisted stems
JC Spock, Photography layered with acrylic paints and vintage and local ephemera
Karyn Sweezy, Playing with Glass in the flame of a torch-creating beads, jewelry & sculpture
Katz Framing Company, Works by Paul Zimmerman, images of old Hartford
L. Boisvert-DeStefanis, 'Contemporary Realism'. I love water and paint waterscapes/landscapes mostly.
Linda Rahm, A painterly interpretation of reality
Lori Racicot, Colorful, multilayered paintings, inspired by nature, that invite the viewer in
MudWonk Clayground, Fun and playful juxtapositions of functional and sculptural ceramic work
My Precious Stones, Unique one of a kind handmade jewelry with Semi-precious stones in sterling silver
Nan Runde, Meticulous drawings and dreamlike paintings
Normand Photography, Landscape, seascape and nature photography primarily of New England
Poesia Graminia by Manuma, An exploration of craft, materials, and climate change through fashion & design
Rita W. Bond, Colorful paintings of coastal and inland New England
RPL- Roxann Poppe Leibenhaut, Representational city and beach scenes
The Sewing Circle Project, Exquisite traditional craffs by local artists from Bosnia, Burma, Romania Iran
WorksbyAnne, Abstract Impressionist Oil Paintings that have elemental energy