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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 43 Gallery

Art makes us think. This week, we’ve had plenty to think about.

Recent and ongoing national events influenced this week’s art gallery — both subtly and unsubtly.

Each week, “06880” 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.

“Our Divided Nation” (Amy Schneider)

“Homework” (Jo Ann Davidson)

“COVID Still Life” (Molly Alger — she made the hat)

Untitled (Greg Puhy)

“Sand Fish at Compo Beach” (Karen Weingarten)

“The View From My Couch” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Just a Little Pinch … Saves Lives” (Ellin Spadone)

“Trying to Stay Positive” (Roseann Spengler)

Untitled lithograph (Ann Chernow)

 

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 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)

0*6*Art*Art*0 — Week 38 Gallery

Happy holidays! And happy winter solstice (soon).

As we’ve done every week since the pandemic struck last spring, 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.

“Happy Chanukah” (Amy Schneider)

“Seasons Come and Seasons Go” (from Shakespeare’s “Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind”) (Sylvia Corrigan)

“Ornaments” – oil pastel sketch paper (Jennifer Skarupa)

“Winter’s Coming” (Lou Weinberg)

“We Wear Our Masks With Great Care and Style” (Ellin Spadone)

“The Road Less Traveled” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Sunset Through the Trees” (Karen Weingarten)