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Capturing New Canaan Exhibit at Carriage Barn Arts Center

4th Annual “Capturing New Canaan” at The Carriage Barn Arts Center - Pop-up Exhibit October 28, 29 & 30 from 10am-3pm
 
For most residents and visitors to New Canaan, the town’s unique settings, landscapes and landmarks hold a special place in their hearts. Now is the chance to see a range of original artwork depicting and celebrating many of these familiar scenes, and an opportunity to "take home" a piece of New Canaan.
 
On Saturday, October 9, artists participated in “Capturing New Canaan,” organized by the Carriage Barn Arts Center and sponsored by Houlihan Lawrence.  Twenty five artists brought easels, canvases or cameras to locations around New Canaan and worked “en plein air” sketching, painting or photographing at Waveny and Irwin Parks, the Bristow Bird Sanctuary, New Canaan Museum & Historical Society and other locations.  The artwork will be exhibited and for sale at the Carriage Barn Arts Center October 28, 29 & 30 from 10am-3pm.  All are welcome to attend a special reception with the artists on October 29 from 5-7pm, co-hosted by Houlihan Lawrence New Canaan.  
 
The exhibit also features TRACES, a thesis exhibit by Evelyn Harvey that references her personal experience and engagement of South Western Connecticut’s environment.  Using painting, photography, and printmaking, her work focuses on understanding the total landscape and environment. Harvey received a B.F.A. in painting from Pratt Institute and is pursuing a M.F.A. in painting from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). A 2010 graduate of New Canaan High School, Harvey worked as the digital marketing & event coordinator at the Carriage Barn Arts Center from 2016-19. 
 
Hilary Wittmann, Executive Director of the Carriage Barn Arts Center said “This exhibit celebrates the long history of artists finding inspiration in New Canaan’s beauty.  It's exciting to watch the artists at work, and the results of their different styles and techniques.”  A portion of all sales benefits the Carriage Barn Arts Center.  Call 203-594-3638 or visit carriagebarn.org for more information.

 

 

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