Tag: Connecticut artists

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ArtBank7: No stranger among us

In ArtBank7’s first group show, “No Stranger Among Us,” the artists group celebrates the profound power of community. Using a variety of artistic mediums, six artists tell their unique stories in a collective spirit. They interweave personal narratives with universal truths, often giving voice to the marginalized or amplifying stories that have been overlooked or silenced. The exhibition aims to serve as a springboard for further conversation that dismantles the barriers that can divide us and advances wider empathy.

Museum Exhibitions

Elizabeth Gourlay: Connecticut colorist

Over 13 years ago, Two Coats of Paint noted Elizabeth Gourlay’s exhibition of abstract paintings in Chester, Connecticut. On the occasion of her outstanding solo exhibition of paintings and collages at the New Britain Museum of American Art, Two Coats took the opportunity to catch up with her.

Gallery shows

Roundup: Abstraction in Connecticut

Contributed by Sharon Butler / This summer painter Cary Smith takes a turn as a curator, organizing “This One�s Optimistic: Pincushion,” a raucous, salon-style exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art featuring paintings by forty of his favorite artists. Focusing primarily on abstraction, Smith has included a little […]