October 4, 2016

Artist Directory


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Shawn King
Recent Graduate of Mount Ida College I have a passion for art and design. I also like to explore the cross sections of other disciplines such as Science, Math, History, and what angles they can provide within expression.
Jenny Lynn Beckwith
Acrylic painting, arts and crafts and more
Acrylic painting, Glass painting, arts and crafts , face painting, stringing, knotting and beading, hair wrapping
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
Robert Pelletier
Robert Pelletier was born and raised in Ct. He started drawing at 2 years old. The love of art is what drives me.
Waterbury 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.
Lonnie DiNello
Comics, Painting, sculpting, drawing, face painting, Caricatures, Balloon Twisting
Lonnie is a versatile artist, teacher and entertainer specializing in comics, character design and pop culture. She is a does Face Painting, Caricatures and Balloon Twisting for birthday parties.
Arnold Huddlin
Drawing Graphic Art
Creative, Ambitious, and ca
Morgan Leamy
Morgan Leamy is a young artist located in Northern Connecticut, she is trained in drawing and painting, but enjoys mixing media. Some experience teaching at a kindergarten level as well as teaching adults. She has a Bachelor's degree in psychology, but is interested in pursuing her Masters in Art Therapy.
Windsor, CT
Maureen Ward
Fine Art
I have always loved art. I love it as a hobby and as a career.
While receiving my Bachelors of Fine Arts, I had many classes with a variety of different mediums including watercolors, acrylics, even calligraphy.
I also have 7 years of professional experience working with children.
Thelma Appel
Fine Art -- Painting
Thelma Appel works mostly in oils and acrylics and has exhibited widely in CT and NY
Waterbury, CT
Shilo Ratner
Fine Art Painter
In 2009 Shilo Ratner was recognized with an award juried by Bay Area Figurative artist William Theophilus Brown in a San Francisco based exhibition. In, 2016 she was once again presented with an award at the “The 105th Exhibition”, Mystic Museum of Art by Jurors Darby Cardonsky and Will Lustenader in Connecticut. Her work has been selected for exhibitions by jurors Theophilis Brown, Rita Gonzalez, Dore Ashton, Dean Sobel and Donna Seagar. Ratner’s work has also been exhibited in museums such as the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Mystic Museum of Art and The Slater Memorial Museum. Other venues where her work has been exhibited are the African American Culture Complex, Los Angeles Art Association, First Street Gallery, NYC and Hang Art Gallery. Ratner’s work can be found in myriad of private art collections in the United States and abroad.
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.
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!
Ruth Collier
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I'm CT born and raised, and I've been doing art here for most of my life. I graduated from the University of Hartford in May 2016 with a BFA majoring in illustration and I specialize in drawing and painting.
Annamaria Perge
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
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
Nigel Wynter
Nigel Wynter is a practicing Fine Artist and Illustrator, currently living and working in Bristol, CT since 1997. Samples of his work can be seen by visiting: http://nigel-wynter.pixels.com/
Rebecca Ramirez
Painting, Art History, Drawing
Rebecca Ramirez is a recent undergraduate from Southern Connecticut State University with a bachelors degree in Art History and a concentration in Italian Renaissance Art. She is proficient in historical research, theory and skilled in teaching art to small children ages 5-10. She has a background in fine arts and painting.
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.
Marie Saporito
Painting/illustration, Graphic Arts
Artist currently living and working in Connecticut. She has been published, won multiple awards, and been showcased in various exhibitions
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.
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.
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.
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)
kahn gasimov
sculpture, painting, drawing, video, performance
Leaving and working in New Haven CT, completed number of projects for Museums around the world. Participated in Venice Biennale. Completed sculpture commission for permanent installation for Rockefeller gardens in Cleveland OH. Thirteen years of art education, earned MA and BFA.
New Haven