Week 11 of our online gallery features another wide variety of local Westport artwork.
Watercolors, charcoal, photos, videos, even furniture-making — it’s all here in our regular Saturday feature.
Each week, you show off your creativity and spirit; each week, we gain insights into your COVID-filled moods.
Keep sending your work. Professional, amateur, old, young — we want your paintings, collages, sketches, photos, sculptures, cartoons, whatever. Student submissions are particularly welcome!
The only rule: It must be inspired by, reflective of, or otherwise related to the times we’re going through. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Empty Beach” (Martin Howard)
“Staying Strong” (Elizabeth Devoll)
Staples High School art teacher Angela Simpson says, “As part of distance learning, I make demo videos for my students. For the one on how to make a multi-color registered silk screen print using an adhesive film media, I created a print of my beloved dog, Teddy. The print was a hit at home. Now I’ve been ‘commissioned’ by my son to create a version printed on a black hoodie.”
“Backwards and in Heels” (Lawrence Weisman)
Amy Saperstein made this table in her garage workshop. She says, “I must be honest. It is extremely flimsy, and likely to collapse at any moment! I found the white branch in my yard, and had the wood for the top in the garage.”
“The Beach is My Happy Place” (Amy Schneider)
“Not Venice Carnival” (Lisa Weinstein)
“Unconnected Now” (Karen Weingarten)
Susan Lloyd says, “This is Saint Dymphna, an Irish gal with a horrible backstory; patron saint of depression and anxiety. I am not Catholic; I just like saints and their histories, and of course shells.”
A video tribute, from Rob Feakins:
Ann Chernow’s garden, near Main Street. “People walking by feel good seeing these,” she says. (Photo/James Walsh)
Roseann Spengler says, “Under house arrest like Cinderella, I have discovered new friends. Making them masks is more important than making them clothes.”
“Seagulls Above a Watercolor Sky” (Photo/Patricia McMahon)
Posted onMay 23, 2016|Comments Off on Staples Interns Show Characters
Over 400 Staples High School seniors are beginning their 2nd week of a 4-week internship program.
Some commute to New York City companies. Others work in Fairfield County, at stores, offices, law firms, non-profits, schools — you name it, they do it.
The Westport Historical Society has 3 interns. They came on board just as the annual 3rd grade tour began — and the high schoolers jumped right in to help.
Jumped right into costume, that is.
Shown below are Harry Garber (miller), Marcel Massarani (farmer) and Wellington Baumann (Continental soldier). They posed with WHS education/creative director Elizabeth DeVoll. She runs the tour, and portrays artist Rose O’Neill — the Westport artist who created the Kewpie characters.
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