October 4, 2016

Artist Directory

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Act It! Tell It! Mary Jo Maichack
Storytelling, Folktales, Drama & Music
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Mary Jo Maichack (Maichack Arts) offers you 27 years' experience on stage and in the classroom for pre-k to seniors. Shows, workshops, residencies, p.d. Very interactive, fun, thoughtful and funny. Preschoolers move, dance, sing, listen, echo to Mother Goose in character, w/puppets; school-age kids k-8 listen, sing, retell and act out world folktales and build language skills while having fun; seniors enjoy folktales and a traveling cabaret (w/keyboard player) from the American Songbook. Two national awards for her CDs of storytelling and music. Teaching artist in countless residencies, after-schools. Former children’s librarian, B.A., cum laude, English literature, Middlebury College; incorporates foreign languages. Seen at 5,000 venues—museums, libraries, schools, to festival stages, U.S. & Europe.
Hartford, Enfield, New London, Norwich, Windsor, Ellington, Manchester, more
Alexis Kurtz
Theatre and Dialect Coaching for all ages!
Andover, CT
Alicia Cobb
Art Instruction (Group & Private), Face Painter, Body Painter, Public Art, Murals
Alicia Cobb is a full time artist working and residing in Connecticut. She has been teaching art to youth locally and abroad for about ten years. Alicia also hosts private paint parties for children and adults on location and in her studio space in Bridgeport, CT. She was a 2017 honoree for "Bridgeport Girls Rock" for her roll in arts in the Bridgeport community. She placed top ten in the 2016, North American Body Painting Championships in Greensboro, NC. Her work has also been featured on stages in NYC and New Orleans.
Alicia Johnston
Graphic Design, Photography,Acrylic Painting, Watercolor Painting, Sculpture, Face Painting, Drawing, Set Design, Musical Theatre
I am a Senior Art Therapy & Studio Arts Student at Anna Maria College with experience working with children ages 1-13, Teens, and adults 22-90. My specialty is working with individuals with special needs!
Anna Chamberlin
Undergrad double major in studio art and art history.
Masters in elementary education.
Planning to begin an MAAT in art therapy summer 2017.
Teaching since 2000, currently teaching art at a private school with students with behavioral issues.
One woman show this summer in Bethel, CT. featuring most recent photographs.
Working on a show for next summer incorporating photography, collage and recent life lessons.
Anxhela Coba
Trained in drawing, sculpture, painting and pastels and other mediums. Have experience teaching art workshops, personal lessons and working with all ages. Along with art, I am a student of mathematics and a yoga instructor. Passionate about teaching and wanting to make a difference and encourage children to follow and develop they're creative expressions with proper assistance and support.
Arnold Huddlin
Drawing Graphic Art
Creative, Ambitious, and ca
Art of Pastel Workshops with Gregory Maichack
Gregory Maichack is a master pastelist as seen twice at Museum of Fine Arts Boston and in hundreds of libraries, museums and senior centers ( older teens, too). He travels with his 2-hour workshops in the art and use of pastels (dry, clean). Beginners to advanced participants enjoy his entertaining lecture, demo and hands-on application of pastels and leave with their own versions of masterpieces such as flowers of Georgia O'Keeffe, works of Monet, Van Gogh's Starry Night and others. You can see their pride in accomplishment in photos of them holding their successful work. He is deeply knowledgeable and kind, building on student strengths. He has his workshops down to a science and his rooms fill up with a waiting list, he's so popular. Very accomplished artist, exhibited, won nat'l awards. All materials supplied.
Hartford, Enfield, New Haven, New London, Norwich, Manchester, Storrs, Ellington, Windsors, more
Barbara Alexander
Music and Theater
Singer, Actress, Director, Mentor, Advocate, Speaker, Entrepreneur and friend. I have a passion to help others as they obtain their goals young and old.
Music, Musical Theatre
Musical entertainments with a theatrical flair for all occasions.
Vernon; will travel
Chelsea Dacey
Musical theatre
Chelsea is a performer and teaching artist in CT with experience Off-Broadway, Regionally, and more.
Constance Manna
Fine arts
Ms. Manna is a professional teaching artist. She earned her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Dallas Taylor
Culinary arts
Hello my name is Dallas taylor I'm a young chef who loves to cook and create and make the world a little sweeter.
Deanna Swanson
Music - Opera
Add a touch of elegance to your event with music by lyric coloratura soprano Deanna K. Swanson.
Vernon; will travel
Devin Lawless
Knitting, sculpting, painting, drawing.
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Devin Lawless has been knitting for eighteen years and has been teaching others how to knit throughout this time. She is an experienced sculptor and has won first place in many art competitions. In addition to her sculpting skills, she also has a great deal of experience with drawing and painting.
New Haven
Diane Platt
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As a professional Sculptor I have exhibited throughout the CT and NY areas, maintaining an art studio in CT over the past 20 years. I choose to combine metal with other materials and am constantly open to new possibilities to investigate in my work. My extensive teaching experience in the Visual Arts has focused on working in 3-Dimensional mediums with both children and adults as well as other disciplines in the 2-Dimensional realms to share my love of Art.
Education: B.F.A. in both Sculpture and Ceramics from Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Certification and M.S. in Art Education, SCSU.
Hamden (residence)
Earl Ali-Randall
I am a New Haven Resident. I am a dancer. I have studied all kinds of dance forms such as Contemporary Dance Hip-Hop, Modern, Jazz, West African, Horton, and Ballet. I gradated from Aces-ECA and I went to a dance studio in New Haven. I do have dance teaching experience for different New Haven Public schools. I graduated from Albertus Magnus College and was on a dance team there.
New Haven
Edward Steinerts
Ed Steinerts is a Milford CT based photographer and graphic designer.
With his roots in film photography and traditional analog graphic arts,
he became an early adopter of digital technology. His photography work
can be best described as intimate landscapes and abstracts from nature and
decayed man made objects.
Elizabethan Consort
The Elizabethan Consort provides strolling madrigals with a touch of comedy, in period costume.
Vernon; will travel
Emmanuel Medrano
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I am a hip-hop dance instructor specializing in all forms of the hip-hop style.
New Britain
Four Wheel Jive
A cappella music for parties concerts,and corporate events.
Vernon; will travel
Hailey Bendar
Hailey Bendar is a puppeteer with a passion for helping people learn. She graduated in 2016 from the University of Connecticut with a BFA in Puppet Arts.
Willimantic, CT
Helky Kitners
Zumba Instructor
Helky has over 10 years of latin dance experience. Born and raised in Peru, moved to USA in 2011 and started to teach Zumba in 2016.
Oakdale Connecticut
Hovig Nalbandian
key board,Pianist
Hello My name is Hovig Nalbandian, and I am Pianist,
let me tell you a little about my background, I started playing the piano at age 7. At age 11 I became my churches organist playing Armenian Divine Liturgy. I also played for a number of wedding and funeral's at this age. In middle school I played company pieces with the chorus. I have played throughout the years in churches for talent shows, Palm Sundays, and recitals. Around the age of sixteen I began to teach members of my father church as well as outside of the church how to play the piano. In my older age I play for church mass, family and friends. I am constantly learning new styles to play to add to my Foundation. I like to use the John Thompson music book when I am teaching. I can site read music as well.
Ishaar Gupta
UConn graduate, professional choral singer, songwriter, and educator
Hartford, CT