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Online Art Gallery #138

‘Tis the season to be jolly (starting now!).

‘Tis too the season to submit art for our online gallery (well, always ’tis).

This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, collages, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

Untitled. Photographer Peter Barlow says: “Some birds that eat here look a lot like squirrels.”

“Yesteryear” (June Rose Whittaker)

“Who’s There!” (Mike Hibbard)

“The Coming Singularity- the Dominance of Artificial Intelligence and the Computer.” Artist Steve Stein says, “Computers easily turn our lights on and off, beat us at chess, control our cars, fly our airplanes and kill us at data/number crunching. Computers are planning and fighting our wars by designing the best military strategies. I hope they don’t decide to just turn on us!”

“Burning the Midnight Oil” (Lawrence Weisman)

Tom Doran created this in August, But, he notes, the colors are appropriate for fall too.

“I Love Fall” (Jerry Kuyper)

 

Online Art Gallery #137

What? No Thanksgiving art?!

We’ll manage.

And as you scroll through this week’s art gallery, remember to give thanks to all the artists — here in Westport, and in our broader “06880” online community, who share their work with us.

After all: This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, collages, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

Untitled – watercolor and pen (Jude Siegel)

“Here Comes the Sun, In About an Hour” (Jerry Kuyper)

“Autumn” (Linda Doyle)

Untitled (Michael Chait)

“Compo Beach Ornament” — ,mixed media. Artist Peter Barlow explains: “At least 12 of these spires once adorned the brick bathhouses. After this one was knocked over in a 1950 hurricane, the town tore down all of them.”

“Three Modiglianis” (Tom Doran)

Untitled (Ann Chernow)

“The World’s Most Important Job” (Steve Stein)

Untitled (Karen Weingarten)

“Bridgeport Mansion 1891” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Gone But Not Forgotten” (Molly Alger)

“Neighborhood Watch Creature” (Mike Hibbard)

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Online Art Gallery #136

Fall is the season of colors. This week, “06880” artists and photographers submitted some very colorful works, in several mediums.

This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, collages, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

“Westport Red” (Rowene Weems)

Untitled (Karen Weingarten)

“All the Colors of the Rainbow” (June Rose Whittaker)

Photographer Mike Hibbard says of this Galapagos giant tortosie: “organic, free range and grass-fed — hands off!”

“Brooklyn” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Portugal” (Wendy Levy)

“Remembering Chagall: Tribe of Asher” (Steve Stein)

“A Mack at Mystic” (Peter Barlow)

“Fallen” (Amy Schneider)

 

Online Art Gallery #133

Our (cider) cup runneth over!

Last week was gorgeous. But 15 artists, photographers, needle-pointers and necklace makers stayed inside long enough to send their submissions in to our online art gallery.

That’s the most ever, since this feature was born in the first lonely weeks of the pandemic.

Thank you, thank you, thank you. Now keep ’em coming!

Remember: This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

“Fallen Leaves” (Karen Weingarten)

“Pumpkin Time” (June Rose Whittaker)

Diane Yormark’s “fall-themed” needlepoint.

“Silver Dollar Plant Harvest in Morning Light” (Linda Sugarman)

Artist Steve Stein says: “Every kindergartener has a nightmare that when they get to school ,,,’Every Cubby is Taken!'”

Photographer Lisa Tantillo was I was at Westoberfest last weekend, and saw a bubble machine. She snapped this photo before the bubble burst. She likes how “the event space (aka the Elm Street parking lot) is reflected in the bubble.”

“Vermont Village” (Lucy Johnson)

“The Reading Room” (Lawrence Weisman)

Untitled (Tom Doran)

“Whoa! It’s a Stutz Bearcat Roadster, 1920) (Peter Barlow)

Untitled — Lauri Weiser’s latest project

“Tuscany” (Werner Liepolt)

Untitled. Artist Sharon Paulsen says, “this is from the latest full moon. It is partially hidden behind trees at the right, but a brilliant star (planet) caught my eye on the left, so that was my focus.”

Untitled (Ann Chernow)

“Who Done It?” Photographer Mike Hibbard says, There is a quarter-mile long brushy hillside on our walking route, used as a dump by passersby traveling between the Post Road to Greens Farm Road. My wife and I periodically do a clean-up along that stretch. Here is our latest bounty. The good news is that in our entire 4-mile walk around our neighborhood, we found only one discarded plastic bag of puppy-poo. Thank you to the many dog walkers in our area.”

“Deconstructed Leaf” (Amy Schneider)

Online Art Gallery #132

Today’s online art gallery includes Mona Lisa — unrolled.

That’s just one of the very intriguing near-dozen submissions today.

As I always say: This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

“Calming Connection” — Photographer Mike Hibbard explains: “The lead mule was in a string bringing supplies to a crew repairing trails and bridges in Olympic National Park.”

“Mona Rolla” — Artist Norm Siegel says: “Oil on canvas with real rollers
attached to the canvas.”

“Clouds” (Sharon Paulsen)

Untitled — Photographer Laurie Sorensen says: “I took this photo in New York City by the ferry to Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty. I see why the birds voiced their complaint!”

“Trying to Stay Awake in the Subway” (Lawrence Weisman)

“A Grocery Cart Checks Out Her Shadow” (Peter Barlow)

“Sorry, I Won’t Repeat That” (Steve Stein)

“In the Clouds” (Karen Weingarten)

“Pre-Dawn Fall Morning” (Sunil Hirani)

“Dark Oasis” (Andrew Colabella)

Online Art Gallery #131

A pair of bands (Times Square and klezmer), and 3 overseas water scenes, are part of this week’s online art gallery.

This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

“Eric 1976” (Eric Bosch)

“Tanzania Great Migration” — Photographer Mike Hibbard says of his subjects: ““If we get across this crocodile-infested river we will have earned our stripes.”

Untitled (Sharon Paulsen)

“Subway Serenade Times Square” (Lawrence Weisman)

“An Old Time Klezmer Band” (Steve Stein)

“From the Aegean in Greece” (Claudia Sherwood Servidio)

“Off the Path” — Montenegro (Nancy Anderson)

“The Last Susan of the Season” (Peter Barlow)

Online Art Gallery #130

September is (almost) over. But some “06880” readers remain on the water. Others are in the midst of the High Holy Days. Plenty are pursuing art.

A few of you are submitting it to “06880.”

Remember: This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

“Rooftops” (Lucy Antek Johnson)

“Storm Swell” (Eric Bosch)

“Tugboat for Two” — at Fishers Island Sound (Peter Barlow)

“A Shtetl Rabbi Awaiting Yom Kippur” (Steve Stein)

“I Sense a Crack in my Resolve” –outdoor sculpture, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Massachusetts (Mike Hibbard)

“Compo Grove” (Fred Cantor)

“Concentration” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Pretty in Pink in Portugal” (Wendy Levy)

Online Art Gallery #129

“06880” readers are still on the water. They’re preparing for the High Holy Days. Soon, they’ll vote.

All those themes are represented in this week’s online art gallery.

That makes sense. This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

“Autumnal Equinox” (Jerry Kuyper)

“Cat” — palette oil knife painting (Peter Barlow)

“Potted Plant” (Valerie Fischel)

Photographer Mike Hibbard offers “a question to ask all candidates: ‘Do you promise to lead with compassion and honesty?’ This statue is of an early leader in Guayaquil, Ecuador.”

Artist Beth Berkowitz says, “Life is a trip, hopefully through calm seas, most of the time.” Acrylic on canvas.

“Waiting” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Praying for a Peaceful New Year” (Steve Stein)

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Online Art Gallery #128

Two timely events — the death of Queen Elizabeth, and the coming Jewish High Holy Days — inspired artists this week.

They know, but it bears repeating: This is your feature. All readers are invited to contribute. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

“Across the Pond” (Artist Amy Schneider’s reaction to the death of the Queen)

“Getting Ready for the High Holydays” (Steve Stein)

“Peck’s Ledge Light” — the lighthouse seen from Compo Beach (Peter Barlow)

“Say Hello to Susan” (Botanical sculpture and photo by Mike Hibbard)

“Cleaning Up” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Reflections” (Karen Weingarten)_

Online Art Gallery #126

Our cup (and easel) runneth over.

Today’s online art gallery includes a full dozen submissions, in a variety of mediums: watercolors, charcoal, photos, ceramics, collage. We welcome several newcomers, including a few teenagers.

That’s the idea!

This is your gallery. All readers are invited to contribute to it. Age, level of experience, subject matter — there are no restrictions.

All genres are encouraged. Watercolors, oils, charcoal, pen-and-ink, acrylics, lithographs, macramé, jewelry, sculpture, decoupage and (yes) needlepoint — whatever you’ve got, email it to 06880blog@gmail.com. Share your work with the world!

Westporters of a certain age remember this gazebo, shown in mixed media by Peter Barlow. It was located on Schlaet’s Point. Today, it’s the site of the only house on Hillspoint Road between Old Mill Beach and Soundview Drive.

“A Stitch in Time” (Maddie Godwin, 14 years old, Weston)

“Spirit Week” collage (Tyler Smith)

“Dream On” (Ellin Spadone)

Glazed ceramic bowl (Abby Della Valle, 17 years old)

“40 Winks” (Lawrence Weisman)

“Harpswell, Maine” (Wendy Levy)

“Pickleball Circle” (Photo, Tom Lowrie; artist, Brandon Osterhout)

“An Abstracted Abstraction” (Steve Stein)

“Calm” (Amy Schneider)

“What an Astonishing Yarn You Spin1” (Mike Hibbard

“Sunset at Compo” (Lauri Weiser)