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
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.
Bridgeport
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!
Thomaston
Anna Chamberlin
photography
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.
Cheshire
Annamaria Perge
Illustrator
Annamaria is a Connecticut based artist who will be finishing up her MFA in Illustration at the University of Hartford this summer. She has also received her BA in Fine Art at Central Connecticut State University. She loves to paint traditionally, digitally and draws with inks. She has painted two murals in New Britain, Connecticut. One Mural is at the Trinity on Main, in downtown New Britain and her second mural is at Copernicus Hall at CCSU. She has also been published in many magazines, journals and books.
New Britain
Anxhela Coba
Print
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.
BRISTOL
Arnold Huddlin
Drawing Graphic Art
Creative, Ambitious, and ca
Hartford
Art of Pastel Workshops with Gregory Maichack
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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.
Milford
Buffa!
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.
Wallingford
Connecticut Yuletide Carolers
Victorian a capella caroling quartet
Traditionally garbed Victorian Carolers will fill the winter air with the bright sounds of the season, bringing holiday cheer to young and old alike. Whether caroling at the door to greet your guests, strolling through a reception or leading a sing-a-long, the Connecticut Yuletide Carolers will make your holiday event a standout!
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.
Stratford
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.
Milford
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
Sculpture
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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
Dance
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
Photography
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.
Eileen Panepinto
Painting, mixed media painting, collage and constructions
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Eileen Panepinto is a mixed media artist, painter and collagist, based in Weston. She received her BFA, with honors, in painting from the School of Visual Arts, New York, and moved to Weston in 1993. For over 30 years she has exhibited in numerous group shows in New York, Connecticut and beyond, and has had six one-person exhibitions. As well Eileen has been a teaching artist for many years, teaching visual art to children in various venues including in visiting artists programs at area schools. She has been a grades 1-8 teacher at a Montessori school, and has taught at special summer art camp programs, after-school programs and in individual instruction. Because she is a mixed media artist she has skills in many mediums such as: painting, drawing, collaging, sculpting, printing, graphic design. She nurtures the individual`s creativity and takes innovative approaches with her students while teaching foundational art principles and techniques.
1st through 8th. Has taught privately to teenagers and adults.
Elizabethan Consort
Music
The Elizabethan Consort provides strolling madrigals with a touch of comedy, in period costume.
Vernon; will travel
Emmanuel Medrano
Dance
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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
Music
A cappella music for parties concerts,and corporate events.
Vernon; will travel
Hailey Bendar
Puppetry
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