Museum Spotlight: Mattatuck Museum

Museum Spotlight: Mattatuck Museum

March 09, 2021 1 Comment

There is so much engaging content out there right now, that I want to take some time to review and think about all the new ways we can interact with art from the comforts of home.

But as it turns out, there are some other ways to feed that craving and make a connection. Many museums have stretched the very notion of what on-line content can provide in connecting with their patrons.

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Artist Spotlight: Richard Raicik

Artist Spotlight: Richard Raicik

June 29, 2020

Let's take a break and look over at the art world. Richard Raicik is a long time Connecticut resident. His journey began in a humble place, painting the windows pains of his home with charming scenes to entertain his family during the holiday season. With a little mentorship and encouragement he became hooked on watercolors and the rest is history.

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Artist Spotlight: John F. Falato

Artist Spotlight: John F. Falato

February 10, 2019 1 Comment

John Falato is about as classic and timeless as they come.  His work is impeccable, capturing details in the landscape undetectable to even a trained eye. His quiet hand makes the most of every stroke bringing color, light and form together in expertly crafted compositions. 

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Artist Spotlight: Karen Israel

Artist Spotlight: Karen Israel

December 04, 2018

“The moment changes once you ask to take a picture” says pastel artist Karen Israel.  As we talked about her portraiture and the difficulties of a fleeting moment, she reflected on the man in Roaming Chargewhom she had seen many times before. And while they had not formally met, she had a connection to him.

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Artist Spotlight: Christine Ivers

Artist Spotlight: Christine Ivers

November 13, 2018

Surface sets the tone for Chris Ivers.  Inspired by nightlife, store fronts, and the glow of light among darkness, Chris experiments with texture and pastel to achieve unique atmospheres.  Featured in the December 2018 Artists Magazine her technique for translating photographs into pastel artworks is laid out in 11 steps.

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Artist Spotlight: Bob Noreika

Artist Spotlight: Bob Noreika

October 23, 2018

Artist spotlight review of Bob Noreika's watercolor painting "Cruising".

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