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0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 50 Gallery

It’s March again.

Nearly a year ago, we started our weekly art gallery. It was a welcome diversion from COVID. We’re still going strong, thanks to so many creative Westporters (and ex-residents).

As long as you keep sending your work, we’ll keep featuring it. Whatever form suits your mood — we want it. You don’t have to be a pro, or even experienced. Send 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.

Untitled. Wendy Roseberry writes: “My husband Brian Whelan and I moved here from Virginia in June. He is an artist. is work is shown at River Gallery. Right before the shutdown last March, a friend threw a masquerade ball with a 20-piece orchestra. Little did we know we would all wear masks from then on.”

“Lily in Hand” (Larry Untermeyer)

“CT Graffiti” (Karen Weingarten)

“Class of 1972 Foursome: Brendan Duffy, Richard Roberts, Jeff Bosch & Dave Kidney” (Eric Bosch)

“Finishing Touches” (Larry Weisman)

“Everything is a Bouquet” (Roseann Spengler)

“Give the Priceless Gift” (Ellin Spadone)

“Oil and Water Do Mix … Have to be Open to It” (Barbara Stewart)

“Rock, Paper, Scissors, Mask” (Photographer Amy Schneider notes: “The mask always wins. It’s not a game.”)

“Bent but Not Broken” (June Rose Whittaker)

“Snow/Sand/Sound” (Wendy Crowthr)

 

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 49 Gallery

This week’s art gallery rocks!

As the pandemic nears its 1-year anniversary, our spirits rise. This week’s artists echo our optimism. Several make their “06880” debuts, offering a wide range of colors and styles.

Each week, we 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.

“Simple Treasures” (Lauri Weiser)

“Cooking Obsession in the Time of COVID” — oil on canvas (Paddy Duecy)

“Hope is the Thing With Feathers — Emily Dickinson” (Amy Schneider)

“Dunes Play” — oil on canvas (Kimberly Porio)

“Nature Sculpture” (Karen Weingarten)

Untitled — water flowing out of Sherwood Mill Pond at dead low tide (Wendy Crowther)

Untitled (Lawerence Weisman)

“Perspective” — low-flying aircraft or birds’ feet? (MaryLou Roels)

“Soon to be Released” — crocuses in snow (Elana Nasereddin)

“Snow Blanket at Compo” (Pam Kesselman)

“Lasting Impression” — rhododendron outside the kitchen window (John Gould)

“A Perfect Winter’s Day” (Karen Kramer)

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 47 Gallery

We introduce 2 new artists this week. Both are Staples graduates. One still lives in Westport; the other is in California.

Both appreciate our weekly art gallery.

Actually, its your gallery. Send us 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.

“The Dream.” Artist Tanya Michaela graduated from Staples High School in 1981.She credits Max’s Art Supplies and its amazing staff for supplying her creative young self with endless “toys” so she could experiment and flourish. After Parsons School of Design, she headed to Los Angeles where she now lives. Her main medium is college (torn, reclaimed paper on canvas. 

“Heart Stone,” surrounded by a light dusting of snow at Compo Beach. (Amy Schneider)

“With Gratitude and Prayers for our President’s Service” (Ellin Spadone)

“Snowy Maple” (Jamie Walsh)

Untitled. Staples graduate Eric Bosch recently retired. His wife and children gave him a watercolor class as a Christmas gift. He’s just beginning to paint, but COVID has left him lots of time for learning different techniques. He enjoys experimenting with colors.

“One Way to Deal With Pandemic Stress” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Sunset in the Snow” (Karen Weingarten)

 

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 46 Gallery

Happy Valentine’s Day!

A couple of artists addressed “love” this week. As Ellin Spadone notes, it’s what the world needs now.

Remember: This is your page. Send us 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.

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

“Never Block Passion” — oil pastels on sketch paper (Ty Skarupa)

“Memories — Before COVID” (Amy Schneider)

“Snowing” (Karen Weingarten)

“What We All Need Now” (Ellin Spadone)

“Cityscape” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Last Leaf” (Larry Untermeyer)

 

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 45 Gallery

Week after week, “06880” artists prove their range, creativity and talent. This edition is particularly colorful and interesting.

This is your page. Send us 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.

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

Untitled. Artist Amy Schneider says: “We may speak different languages, but the language of art connects us all.”

“Mad Professor Dave” (Deborah Howland-Murray)

Untitled. Artist Roseann Spengler says: “It’s not flowers. Eggs are the symbol of new life … and of course, a good breakfast.”

“Gone With the Wind’ (Karen Weingarten). Photo taken at Longshore.

“Enjoying the View” (Lawrence Weisman)

Untitled. Artist Laura Cullen is a 1981 graduate of Staples High School. She lives near Los Angeles, and has works in a permanent collection in Tokyo. This painting is one of 10 she created during the pandemic, as part of her “Gaslight Series.”

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 44 Gallery

This was a busy week. Most readers held their breath — then exhaled — as we changed presidents and power.

There were not many submissions to this week’s art gallery. But as always, we celebrate Westport’s creativity.

And hope. In late January, there is one work titled “Spring.”

Send us 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.

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

“Illnesses and Remedies” (Amy Schneider)

“Shayna Punim” (Karen Weingarten)

“In the Living Room” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Spring” (Jennifer Skarupa)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 42 Gallery

Maybe it was the post-holiday lull. Perhaps saving our country from insurrectionists took precedence.

Whatever the reason, this week’s art gallery drew only 4 submissions.

Fortunately, they’re all colorful and upbeat.

Each week, our “06880” gallery highlights works from local artists. 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.

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

“Stay Warm Furiends!” (Amy Schneider)

“At Sherwood Island” (Lawrence Weisman)

Untitled (Jennifer Skarupa, Staples High School Class of 1987)

“Sunset Through the Trees” (Karen Weingarten)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 41 Gallery

Welcome to a special New Year’s edition of our Saturday art gallery.

Nearly all submissions this week had a holiday theme — and all are by women. The colors are vibrant, the feeling exhilarating. 2020 is in the rear view mirror. Full speed ahead!

Each week, our “06880” gallery highlights works from local artists. 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.

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

Graphic by Lizzy Weisz, Staples High School sophomore

“Rebirth 2021” (Karen Weingarten)

“Happy New Year!” (Amy Schneider)

“Too Auld Lang Syne” (Ellin Spadone)

“Contemplating Covid” — alcohol ink on Yupo paper (Alison James)

 

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 40 Gallery

Winter scenes predominate this week. That’s no surprise. And it’s no surprise that they run the gamut, in style and scope.

This is the last art gallery — of 2020, that is. Next week — January 1 — we’ll start our 2021 gallery.

The idea is to highlight submissions from any local artist. 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.

“PAL Rink at Night” — oil panting (Eric Cole)

Untitled (Jennifer Skarupa, Staples High School Class of 1987)

“Happy Winter” greeting card (Amy Schneider)

“Turkey in Step With Man” (Robert Jacobs)

“New Golfers at Longshore” (Karen Weingarten)