Subject: ARTISTS' NEWSLETTER - ADDENDUM TO October 14, 2016

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News and Opportunities for Artists of Fairfield County
October 14, 2016
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YOUR NEWS                             
LUCIENNE BUCKNER, FREDERIC CHIU, JEANINE ESPOSITOSUSAN FEHLINGERMINDY GREEN,   YUKO IKEJANA IREIJODAY MOORE, RICK SHAEFER and NANCY WOODWARD are some of the artists exhibiting or performing their work at Beechwood Arts & Innovation's SYNESTHESIA, its 18th Arts Immersion Salon, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2-5pm
JOY BUSH has four of her photographs from the series Wall Maps accepted in the juried 2016 Fall Art Show: Fine Art Photography at the Farmington Libraries (6 Monteith Drive, Farmington, CT). The show runs through December 16 in the Main Library Community Room. Opening Reception is Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 to 8:00 pm. At right Wall Maps: Wall No 15, (2015, 16x20" framed, archival pigment print, 2015)
DIANE POLLACK's Red (2015, mixed media collage, 19"x26", detail at right), can be seen in The Westport Artist Collective Explores the Revolutionary Sixties at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum  thru December. Diane says she thinks the colors and lively attitude reflect the vibes of the “swinging sixties”.
RICK SHAEFER reminds us that his exhibition Refugee Trilogy is closing this week. This monumental three-piece suite addresses the perilous journeys faced by refugees, expressing Shaefer's own response to the ongoing immigration crisis unfolding across the globe. The exhibition is at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery in the Quick Center and closes on Fri. Oct. 21 (hours Wed-Fri, 12-4pm).
Updated, Compiled List of Artist Member Openings & Events
Wed. Oct. 19: Donna Osterby-Brien, Fairfield County Artists Association October Artist Presentation. Fairfield Ludlowe Middle School Library. 7-9pm
Thu. Oct. 20: Joseph Dermody, viola, performs in Restoring Humanity evening, Greenwich Arts Council, 7pm (registration required: 203.862.6750)
Fri. Oct 21: Rick Shaefer, Refugee Trilogy, Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery. Closes, 12-4pm
Sat. Oct. 22: Sandy Garnett, Unveiling of O'Neill's mural, 93 N. Main St., Norwalk, 3-5pm
Sun. Oct. 23: Sandy Garnett, Open Studio, 32 Pine Street, #12, Norwalk, 12-5pm
Sun. Oct. 23: TEA TALK, Westport Town Hall, 2pm (Miggs Burroughs, Frederic Chiu, Sooo-z Mastropietro)
Tues. Oct. 25: Fine Art Photography at the Farmington Libraries. Opening, 6:30pm (Joy Bush)
Thu. Oct. 27: Westport Artists Collective Explores the Revolutionary Sixties, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. Opening Reception, 5:30-7:30pm (Bevi Bullwinkel, Binnie Birstein, Miggs Burroughs, Trace Burroughs, Mary Harold, MaryEllen Hendricks, Niki Ketchman, Diane Pollack, Lynn Popat, and Barbara Ringer)
Fri. Oct. 28: Wilson Ave. Loft Artists Open Studio Weekend and A Sense of Place, 225 Wilson Ave. Norwalk. Opening Reception, 6-9pm (Erin Dolan and Nancy McTague-Stock).
Sun. Oct. 30: Beechwood Arts & Innovation: Synaesthesia, 18th Arts Immersion Salon, 2-5pm. (Lucienne Buckner, Frederic Chiu, Jeanine Esposito, Susan Fehlinger, Mindy Green, Yuko Ike, Jana Ireijo, Day Moore, Rick Shaefer and Nancy Woodward)
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