Artists and Artisans: Small Works

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Cedar by the Bay, 2007 Oil 9x12 © jan blencowe
Artists and Artisans: Small Works

665 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
December 12th, 2008 - January 4th, 2009
Opening: December 12th, 2008 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

other (outside main areas)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 am - 5:30 pm Thursday, 10 am - 9 pm; Sunday, noon - 5 pm. Closed Mondays.
mixed-media, photography, digital, landscape, figurative, modern, traditional, sculpture



The Most Unique Art Exhibit on the Shoreline this Holiday Season


Creativity, beauty, energy and variety come together in Old Saybrook for the holiday season.  The artists of Gallery One have reinvented this exciting  group with many new artists for a stunning two month holiday show, Artists and Artisans: Small Works.  This co-operative group of 18 painters, sculptors and craftspeople, all living and working within a 50 mile radius of Old Saybrook have brought together their latest, most exciting works for a captivating show that encompasses a variety of styles, mediums, and points of view.  There is something for everyone from the contemporary art connoisseur, and  the devotee of impressionism, to the lover of handcrafted one of a kind items created by talented artisans.  Offerings include environmental jewelry, stoneware pottery, felted scarves, wireworked baskets, porcelain ornaments and more. The show will be on exhibit at The Clayhouse, 665 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook Shopping Center, two doors down from HomeGoods.  The artists will offer primarily small works, which make perfect holiday gifts, along with larger works that will make a beautiful statement in any room.  Works on paper, matted and ready for the collector to frame will also be available.  The December opening reception is Friday, December 12th, 5-8pm. The reception will be part of the monthly second Friday Saybrook Taste of the Artz Night. At the November reception guests can enter to win a gift certificate to Liv's Oyster Bar as part of Taste of the Artz/Saybrook Artz Night and enjoy refreshments from local restaurants and markets. The show runs from October 29th,- January 4. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 am - 5:30 pm Thursday, 10 am - 9 pm; Sunday, noon - 5 pm. Closed Mondays.

Exhibiting artists include Nile Barrett, Jan Blencowe, David Brown, David Brubaker, Elizabeth Boyd, Bevi Bullwinkel, Maria Frese Campbell, Ashby Carlisle, Kimberly Conner, Denise Gaffney Hartz, Timothee Graze and Donna Masotti, Irene Neal, William Nelson, Judith Osborne, Maureen Squires, Nancy Tracy, Jill Vaughn, and Deb Marquis. For more information please call 860-767-9472