2012 Got Art Programs
White – Fleurage, March 1, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Second Congregational Church, South Glastonbury
Harry White will discuss and showcase his unique collage technique, Fleurage, using preserved natural materials – flower petals, leaves, moss. He assembles the materials through numerous techniques to achieve different forms of expression including landscapes, portraits and abstractions that reflect the magnificence and beauty of the natural world.
Ralph Acosta – Watercolor, March 8, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Naubuc School, Glastonbury
Ralph Acosta, an accomplished watercolorist, will share his talents and love of teaching in a presentation about the use, freedom, transparency and spontaneity of watercolors, and the technique he has developed.
Laurel Friedmann – April 12, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Welles Turner Memorial Library, Glastonbury
Laurel Friedmann will share her passion for drawing the figure combined with her love of color. Drawn to the intimacy of drawing the figure and portraying people going about their daily lives, scenes of people at work is a favorite subject matter.
Frank Federico – May 10, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Welles Turner Memorial Library, Glastonbury
Frank Frederico will demonstrate his bravado in acrylic on canvas using the coloristic, contemporary impressionist style that has built his reputation over his long career. Believing that nature provides the catalyst, and the constant flux of rhythms, shapes and boundless energy, each of Frank’s painting has its own voice.
Sarah Stifler Lucas – June 14, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Glastonbury
Sarah Stifler Lucas, an oil painter well known for her masterfully articulated and provocative interpretations of life, will present her work. Recognized by art collectors nationwide and abroad for her versatile talents and soft, subtle tones which characterize her canvases, Sarah will discuss her works in oil combining representational images with the abstract.
Roxann Leibenhaut – September 13, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Welles Turner Memorial Library, Glastonbury
Roxann Poppe Leibenhaut presents her vision of the world – one that contains a multitude of shapes and objects while showing balance and simplicity. She says, “In my world man-made is not an unpleasant thing.” For this demonstration, she will work from a photo to produce a complicated visual New York street scene in oils.
David Dunlop – October 11, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Riverfront Community Center, Glastonbury, $5.00 admission
Artist, lecturer and teacher, David Dunlop is host and Emmy Award-winning writer of the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) television series Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop. He has been a visiting artist and lecturer at multiple institutions, including the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ. His technique marries Renaissance techniques and contemporary science to produce luminous works of art.
Hannah Libman – November 8, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Glastonbury Health Care Center, Glastonbury
The work of Hannah Libman features a “slice of life” theme and reflects the artist’s observation of people, how they act, and the things they do. She shares these scenes of common, everyday life with the viewer by using collage as her predominate medium. She is inspired by the wealth of possibilities that can be achieved with textures, forms, shapes and an endless supply of diverse materials.
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