Westport, Conn – The Gallery at the Westport Playhouse will host “AMAZING GRACE”, an exhibition of 48 images and stories of real and invented people from life’s shadows.
Local art influencers Ann Chernow, a painter and illustrator, whose late husband created WestPAC (the Westport Pubic Arts Collection Committee), and Miggs Burroughs, graphic artist extraordinaire, have collaborated to bring AMAZING GRACE to the Gallery at the Playhouse! Art displayed there will be for sale.
Ann’s evocative artwork focuses on actress portraits from American film noir of the 1930s and 1940s. Her work has been exhibited all over the world and is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University and many others. Chernow is the subject of an upcoming documentary, Reel to Real, about her life’s work and she also co-stars in a recent film by Manny Kirchheimer, “Art is…the Permanent Revolution. Miggs Burroughs, Westport’s well-known graphic designer, has designed four covers for Time, a United States stamp, Westport’s flag, Hundreds of logos, including the Levitt Pavilion logo, ads, brochures, and websites, for commercial and non-profit clients t and created “Tunnel Vision,” Main Street’s permanent lenticular exhibit. Recently, he has won much acclaim for his work with lenticular imagery, including several one-man shows in Fairfield County galleries and libraries.
So, with the sterling art pedigree of this duo, they are sure to create a spectacular, can’t-be-missed event at the Playhouse.
The Gallery at the Westport Country Playhouse (in the Barn) 25 Powers Court, Westport CT
November 24, through December 22, 2018 – (days’ and hours of operation)
Music will be by Warren Bloom, Drinks by Mionetto Prosecco. Lite bites and more