On Saturday, October 9 twenty-five artists set up easels to paint, sketch or photograph many of New Canaan’s iconic landscapes and settings such as Waveny Park, the Bristow Bird Sanctuary, New Canaan Historical Society and Grace Farms. The finished pieces will be exhibited and available for sale October 28, 29 & 30th in the gallery.
Also featuring the thesis exhbit TRACES by Evelyn Harvey. In this body of work Harvey references her personal experience and engagement of South Western Connecticut’s environment. Using painting, photography, and printmaking processes, the work shows the environment through the context of time, memory, history, and entropy. Harvey writes, “There is a constant change and rediscovery in the landscape, and by focusing on the environments that I know in my history, I am able to trace back time that becomes my present.”
Harvey received a B.F.A. in painting from Pratt Institute in 2014 and is pursuing a M.F.A. in painting from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Using painting, photography, and printmaking, her work focuses on understanding the total landscape and environment. Time is an important element in her process, as the works describes the ever-changing environment. Harvey in a 2010 graduate of New Canaan High School and worked as the digital marketing & event coordinator at the Carriage Barn Arts Center from 2016-19.
Generously sponsored by
Participating artists: Elizabeth Hasegawa Agresta, Richard Gene Barbera, David Gorski, Jean-Paul Jacquet, Elaine Lloyd, Martie Mackay, Cheryl Malecki, Jeanne McDonagh, Nobu Miki, Chris Morris, Linda Burton Powell, Robert Sachs, Christina Sarno, Andrea Marschalk Scheyhing, Sarah Schneider, Christina Tugeau, Concetta E. Volpe