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0*6*Art*Art*0 – Week 74 Gallery

As summer wanes, beach scenes abound.

There’s not much time left for them. Soon though, our online gallery will be filled with different seasonal themes. Will you be part of it?

Whatever your age and level of experience — professional or amateur, young or old — this feature is open to everyone.

All genres and styles are encouraged too. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage (and now needlepoint) — whatever you’ve got, email it to dwoog@optonline.net. Share your work with the world!

“I’ve Been to Sea Before” — Artist Jude Gray Smith says, “My family travels to Cape Cod every year. While we while away the hours, we do art – exclusively collage, with visitors’ guides and magazines collected from around the area. We have a home gallery
This years theme is Chatham Pier Fish Market.”

“Landscapes” — taken near Bartaco (Rowene Weems Photography)

 

“It’s All About Us” (Ellin Spadone)

“Just Because” (Ellen Wentworth)

“Shoreline” (Amy Schneider)

“Support Your Local Independent Bookstore (If You Still Have One)” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Through the Window” (Karen Weingarten)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 73 Gallery

It’s still summer. COVID is still here.

Those themes — and more — are part of this week’s colorful online art gallery.

Whatever your age and level of experience — professional or amateur, young or old — this feature is open to everyone.

All genres and styles are encouraged too. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage (and now needlepoint) — whatever you’ve got, email it to dwoog@optonline.net. Share your work with the world!

“Yours for the Taking. Get Your Shot!” — water color and pencil sketch (Ellin Spadone)

“Nature’s Art on Sherwood Rock” (Elena Nasereddin)

“Morning, Noon and Night” (Ellen Wentworth)

“Compo Summit Conference” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Need a Spare?” (Karen Weingarten)

“Returning to the Office” — cut-and-paste magazine collage (Amy Schneider)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 70 Gallery

Bright colors predominate this week. And why not? It’s summer!

So … time to grab your paintbrush, pastels, pens, pencils, or whatever else you use to create art, and submit a work for our online gallery.

Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage — whatever you’ve got, send it in.

Some of you are professional artists; others are amateurs. Experience does not matter! Email dwoog@optonline.net, to share your work with the world.

Untitled (Amy Schneider). This is the garden on corner of Compo Beach Road and Soundview Drive (by the Soundview parking lot), dedicated to Toni Cunningham by the Compo Beach Improvement Association. She was its longtime president.

Untitled (Aliza Lehrer, 9 years old)

“Compo Sunset Sail” pastel (Roseann Spengler)

“Raindrops Are Falling” (Karen Weingarten)

“Art Supplies” (Frances Ryan Overley, age 9, rising 4th grader at Greens Farms Elementary

“Safe Harbor” (Lawrence Weisman)

Untitled (Ellen Wentworth)

 

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 68 Gallery

Woo-hoo!

This week, our online gallery features 4 new artists.

Okay, they’re not “new” in the sense that they’ve never created something before. All 4 are accomplished artists. But this is the first time they’ve submitted works to “06880.”

Come on, everyone else! Join the fun. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage — whatever you’ve got, send it in.

Some of you are professional artists; others are amateurs. Experience does not matter! Email dwoog@optonline.net, to share your work with the world.

“Mama’s Home.” Artist Sabra Gallo says: “On a family vacation to Costa Rica several years ago, we had a fantastic late night excursion to watch sea turtles come ashore and lay eggs. Truly magnificent creatures, and no photos (or flashlights) were allowed, so they were as undisturbed as possible. I made this mosaic to represent the images I will forever have in my mind’s eye.”

“Finally Shining” (Linda Franco Doyle)

“Color in a Can” (June Rose Whittaker)

Untitled (Rick Redniss)

“Before the Crowds” — 11 x 14 acrylic on canvas board (Martin Howard)

“Summer Reflections” (Ellen Wentworth)

“Les Trois Graces” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Sand and Sea” (Amy Schneider)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 64 Gallery

LGBTQ Pride. A rock band. James Joyce.

Those are 3 of the very intriguing — and colorful — themes in this week’s art gallery.

We’ve also got beautiful spring flowers. Lots of ’em!

A gentle reminder: We want all kinds of art. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, macramé, jewelry, sculpture — send it in!

We are particularly interested in student submissions, and readers who have not submitted before.

Some of you are professional artists; most are amateurs. Experience does not matter! Email dwoog@optonline.net, to share your work with the world.

“Pride” (Amy Schneider)

“”Outside Angelina’s” (Ellen Wentworth)

Untitled. Artist Eric Bosch says: “Like all kids of the ’50s & ’60s, we always imagined ourselves in a band. One of our pals — Bill Harley — actually made this dream come true, We all just got together for our annual weekend golf reunion in Vermont. I painted this for the occasion, and gave each of them a framed print.”

“Spring Flowers” (Julianne Lowenthal)

“Nature’s Beauty” (Lauri Weiser)

“First Red Rose of Summer, River Lane” (Larry Untermeyer)

“Albino” (Karen Weingarten)

“Irises on Iris Lane” (Elena Nasereddin)

Artist Brian Whelan says: “Bloomsday is an international celebration of ‘Ulysses,’ written by James Joyce. The big thick book takes place in 1 day: 16th June. 1904 Dublin has celebrated it for many years. Now it has spread all over the world. There are readings, re-enactments, eating a kidney for breakfast, a brothel scene, etc. A few years ago I was approached by someone in Taiwan who was going to Dublin for the Bloomsday Festival. He wanted my image of Joyce to be reproduced on his group’s t-shirts. In their celebrations they came across a painting I did that hangs permanently in the library of the James Joyce Centre in Dublin.”

 

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 63 Gallery

Welcome to another edition of our Saturday morning art show — this week, known as “Spring Nature Photos.”

Half of the submissions are of stunning natural scenes. Most submissions — flowers and everything else — come from women.

Every form of art is welcome. Let’s see those watercolors, pen-and-ink sketches, macramé and more. C’mon guys, step up to the plate. We are — as always — particularly interested in student submissions, and readers who have not submitted before.

Some of you are professional artists; most are amateurs. Experience does not matter. We want all your art! Email dwoog@optonline.net, to share your work with the world.

“Buddies” (Gina Ryan)

“Patching Life Back Together” (Eva Horowitz — completed during COVID)

“Bearded Iris” — on Jesup Road, near the Gillespie Center (Amy Schneider)

“Saugatuck River Reflections” (Photographer Larry Untermeyer says this shows the office building on the west side of the river, across from the Westport Library. This was a tight reflection shot, just as high tide began to turn toward Long Island Sound.)

“The Beauty Within” (Lauri Weiser)

“Remnants of Rain” (Ellen Wentworth)

“A Calming Peaceful Memorial Weekend (Photo/June Rose Whittaker)

“Awakening” (Karen Weingarten)

“Light on a Dark Day” (Myles Hinton — Staples High School sophomore, and a 5th-generation Westporter!)

“Betsy” (Lucy Johnson)

Untitled (Seth Braunstein)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 62 Gallery

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

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 dwoog@optonline.net, 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?”

“A Study in Beauty” (Larry Untermeyer)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 61 Gallery

After 60 weeks, we’ve turned a corner.

Only 2 this week’s art submissions refer specifically to the pandemic.

This feature began as a way for reader/artists to express their feelings — about COVID, the quarantine, the political climate, you name — through their favorite medium.

Now it’s evolved. The works we feature are more wide ranging. They’re a bit more nuanced. Just one more sign that the world is moving on.

As always: This is your gallery. 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 dwoog@optonline.net, to share your work with the world.

“Mask Quilt” (Amy Schneider)

“Garden Gate” (Lucy Johnson)

“Happy Gatsby Day: The Fitzgeralds” (Brian Whelan)

“Taken from Inside Rive Bistro” (Ellen Wentworth)

“Man With Glasses,” Carina Bockhaus, age 10

“Valtameri Shell,” Allegra Bockhaus, age 13

“Looking Up” (Karen Weingarten)

“To Mask or Not to Mask” (Ellin Spadone)

“Prague” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Palladian Vista” (Fred Cantor)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 48 Gallery

Winter lingers. Spring is around the corner.

Those are the twin themes of this week’s art gallery.

As we near a full year of this project, we continue to showcase your art — in whatever form you create it. You don’t have to be a pro, or even experienced. We want it all!

Art should be inspired by, relevant to, or somehow, in some way, connected to our current lives. Student submissions of all ages are especially welcome. So are artists who have not submitted before.

Email dwoog@optonline.net, to share your work with the world.

“Looking Forward to Spring” (Amy Schneider)

“Winter Dunes” oil on canvas plein air — dune preservation on Sherwood Island’s East Beach (Werner Liepolt)

Untitled (Eric Bosch)

“Island” off Compo Beach (Karen Weingarten)

“Arctic Scene” (Lisa Seidenberg)

Untitled. Photographer Richard Epstein says, “My witch hazel begins to flower reliably in February, despite the temperature or weather. It always reminds me spring is coming!”

“DC Fashion Statement” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Love is Waiting” (Ellen Wentworth)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 39 Gallery

The holidays and nature dominate this week’s art gallery. As always, works are varied, thought-provoking, creative and clever.

And as we’ve done every week since the pandemic struck, we highlight submissions from all artists. You don’t have to be a pro, or even experienced. We want it all!

Works should be inspired by, relevant to, or somehow, in some way, connected to our current lives. Student art of all ages is especially welcome.

Email dwoog@optonline.net, to share your work with the world.

“Light the World With Hope” (Diane Yormark made, lit and photographed this ceramic menorah.)

“Santa Zoom Call” (Amy Schneider)

“Keep Wishing on a Star” (Ellin Spadone)

“Stars” – sketch paper oil pastels (Jennifer Skarupa)

Drone photo, looking south from Fillow Street and Clinton Avenue (Charlie Scott, Staples High School freshman)

“Old Village Church” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Observed in My Back Yard” (Ellen Wentworth)

“Peekaboo at Earthplace” (Lou Weinberg)

“Color in a Time of Darkness” (Artist Bimi Narang, 88 years old, has painted through the pandemic. Photo/Patty Kondub)

“If Only We Had a Pill for COVID” (Karen Weingarten)