October 4, 2016

Artist Directory

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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!
Jack Kelly
Hey there! My name is Jack Kelly I am a 23 year old college graduate looking to expand my musical horizons by teaching the instrument I am so passionate about. I am an experienced guitar player of about 9 years now. I graduated Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelors degree in music, specifically music production. I studied improvisation, Jazz, Blues, and a plethora of other genres and techniques under some of the most knowledgeable professors that Connecticut has to offer. I have great aspirations to be a musician professionally and have been working with my band for the last 5 years to meet that goal. We have our first studio album coming out and I couldn't be more excited. I have experience in songwriting, music composition, and possess the ability to read music. I hope to work with you soon :)
New Haven
Shatasha Mapp
Hip Hop Dance
Hi, my name is Shatasha Mapp, i am 21 years old and i have been dancing since the age of three. I practiced dancing (hip hop, african, jamican, modern, etc.), acting, poetry, singing, rapping, and stepping. I am very passionate about dance. I would like to continue to take classes and get new experiences, as well as, become a professional choreographer in the near future.
Michael Gonzalez
Hip-hop dance
I am a 24 yr male that loves to move his in a free way that lights everyone's soul up. I've done hip-hop dancing for all my life and have taught it for 5 yes.
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.
Mixedmedia portraits
illustration, painting, mixed media, collage, murals, jewelry, graphic design
Art is in my DNA. I was recently inspired to create art for art's sake again when I got the idea to combine my creative interests of painting, design and fashion in a series of portraits.
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
Cathy Szabo
Improv Workshops, Cabaret Coaching and Performance, Musical Comedy
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Cathy's energetic aura brings her students to life as she teaches them the art of improv, musical perfornance and scene study.
Monroe, CT
Michael Roberson
Instrumental Music
Bassoonist/Saxophonist, Graduate from : Yale University, Hartt school of music, and New England Conservatory of Music. Plays professionally throughout CT and Teaches's Band and general music at King/Robinson Magnet School, New Haven CT.
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.
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
"Lift," by Toni Miraldi, 2017
As an artist, designer and muralist, my mission is to transform overlooked spaces into areas of interest, inspiration and beauty. I have been painting murals for residential, commercial, and public spaces since 2006, and have been the owner of Mural Envy Custom Wall Art and Signage since 2016. I am especially passionate about bringing my skills to projects that will boost local small businesses and nonprofits, and bring vibrancy to our communities.
Newtown, CT
Elizabethan Consort
The Elizabethan Consort provides strolling madrigals with a touch of comedy, in period costume.
Vernon; will travel
Four Wheel Jive
A cappella music for parties concerts,and corporate events.
Vernon; will travel
Ishaar Gupta
UConn graduate, professional choral singer, songwriter, and educator
Hartford, CT
Jill Polisson
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Jill Polisson is an experienced music teacher with 15 years of experience teaching strings at the middle and high school level for the Amity Regional School District in Woodbridge.
Larry Shea
My name is Larry Shea and I am from Milford, CT. I am currently a student studying music education at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. I have been playing guitar for over 11 years now in addition to saxophone for around 8. My goal is to one day be a band director and private lesson teacher for students of all ages. Even though I am at Berklee, I still come back to Connecticut quite often during and in between semester, and can provide available dates of requested.
Milford, CT/ Boston, MA
Nassim Amirouche
Hello, I'm Nassim. Im 22 years old and I've been playing the saxophone for about 13 years. I completed a 4 years enlistment in the United States Marine Corps as a bandsman and now back in CT. Please refer to my other bio for more information.
Sean Burzycki
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Studied at Eastern Connecticut State University with B.D. in Music Theory and Composition. Experience in teaching individual beginner guitar lessons.
Susan King
I am a seasoned professional performer specializing in the performance of Broadway show music, Jazz standards, songs from the American Songbook and Folk Music. I have performed hundred of concerts for adults, and children of all ages throughout the trip-state area at a wide variety of venues including libraries, senior facilities, recreational facilities, first night celebrations, restaurants, fundraisers and private parties. I specialize in creating custom programs for all ages and themes. I have an M.A. degree in Music Education from New York University. Please visit my website: susankingentertainment.com for audio and video demos.
Brewster, NY
Zoe Vandermeer, Soprano & Harp, Voice, Creative Arts
Zoe Vandermeer is on the Roster of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, and performs both locally and internationally as a singing harpist. Ms. Vandermeer is also a composer, author, and painting artist. She loves sharing her passion for music and the arts with kids and adults in performance, workshops, masterclasses, and more! www.sopranoandharp.com