Every Saturday, we share readers’ artwork. Professional, amateur, old, young — send us your painting, collage, sketch, photo, sculpture, chalkwork, cartoon, whatever.
The only rule is it must be inspired by, reflective of, or otherwise related to the times we’re going through. We’re all experiencing tons of emotions, and art is a wonderful way to express (and share) them. Email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep the submissions coming. If yours is not posted yet, be patient. There will be more next Saturday. And unfortunately, for some time to come.
“The Lightness of Being: Magnolia Blossoms in Late Afternoon Light” (Tom Kretsch, on Compo Road South)
“We Are All In This Together” (Morgan Veltri, Grade 11)
After the Westport Country Playhouse announced it would be dark for the rest of this year, Pat Blaufuss writes of this photo by Kathleen O’Rourke: “Waiting for the curtain to rise again. The darkened theater, with only the reflection of the ghost light on stage.”
“More Anxiety” (Larry Gordon)
Every day they’re home, each Curran kid paints a rock.
“Girl Donning a Flowered Hat During These Daunting Days” (Judith Marks-White)
“Stuck in Your Hometown? Or Loving It” (Drone video by Rob Feakins)
“Just Married. Social Distancing.” (Amy Schneider)
“The Times They Are A-Changin'” clock. (Steve Lunt)
Josh Fagen says: “Per her mom’s great idea, our 6-year-old Lola made art on her friends’ driveways using glitter chalk, with messages of how much she misses them. We warned parents so they would be inside when we showed up. One of Lola’s friends is coming over now to leave her own art message on our driveway.”
Bob Weingarten has seen this on Morningside Drive South for nearly a year. It reminds him of a helping hand.
Staples High School freshman Dylan Chatterjee made this with his father to celebrate Easter — and social distancing.
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Probably a million other photos similar to this one at Compo Beach, but this is a favorite of mine.
How wonderful ! Colorful , creative and soulful .Great idea , Dan – thanks !