Westport celebrates with its 48th annual Fine Arts Festival. It’s been moved from the traditional bake-on-the-asphalt-in-mid-July date to a more artist-and-art-lover-friendly late May slot.
Main Street is the place to go, to see fantastic works of all types and styles. It’s today and tomorrow — Saturday and Sunday — from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for more details.
To get you in the mood, enjoy “06880”‘s own tradition: our weekly art gallery. Like the downtown one, it’s free!
Remember: This is your gallery. We rely on your submissions.
Some of you are professionals; most are amateurs. Experience does not matter. We want all your art!
Student submissions are especially welcome. So are artists who have not submitted previously. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, to share your work with the world.
“On the Way to the Beach” (Lawrence Weisman)
“Peony” (Amy Schneider)
“Amelie.” Elizabeth Hiltz painted her daughter. The artist says: “The time not commuting has allowed me to focus again on my painting. It has taken a new turn though, and now I’m enjoying exploring the portrait as I never have before. I love diving in, in a way which also makes the subject’s heart sing — surrounded by their fondest things in life. A shift in one’s mindset during COVID, and a literal reminder of what’s important in life.”
“Earthplace” (Rowene Weems Photography)
“Just Because” (Ellen Wentworth)
“Healing Waters” (Kathryn O’Reardon)
“Tonight’s Moon” (Karen Weingarten)
“Walking at My Brother’s 2007 Graduation” — mixed media paint. Artist Michael Beaudoin — Staples High School Class of 2021, asks: “Will he be able to walk with me at mine?”
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