October 4, 2016

Artist Directory

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Act It! Tell It! Mary Jo Maichack
Art: Storytelling, Folktales, Drama & Music
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Short Bio: 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.
City : Hartford, Enfield, New London, Norwich, Windsor, Ellington, Manchester, more
Alexis Kurtz
Art: Theatre
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Short Bio: Theatre and Dialect Coaching for all ages!
City : Andover, CT
Alicia Cobb
Art: Art Instruction (Group & Private), Face Painter, Body Painter, Public Art, Murals
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Short Bio: 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.
City : Bridgeport
Alicia Johnston
Art: Graphic Design, Photography,Acrylic Painting, Watercolor Painting, Sculpture, Face Painting, Drawing, Set Design, Musical Theatre
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Short Bio: 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!
City : Thomaston
Anna Chamberlin
Art: photography
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Short Bio: 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.
City : Cheshire
Annamaria Perge
Art: Illustrator
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Short Bio: 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.
City : New Britain
Anxhela Coba
Art: Print
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Short Bio: 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.
City : BRISTOL
Arnold Huddlin
Art: Drawing Graphic Art
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Short Bio: Creative, Ambitious, and ca
City : Hartford
Art For Everyone
Art: Workshops, classes and assemblies in Painting, summer camp for kids
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Short Bio: Director: Cathy Liontas, visual artist and Art teacher with 30+ years experience teaching. I can teach small groups in my Studio in Milford, or travel to your location to accommodate groups as large as 100. Specialty is Painting Classes with each participant creating own original composition.
City : Milford
Art of Pastel Workshops with Gregory Maichack
Art: Art
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Short Bio: 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.
City : Hartford, Enfield, New Haven, New London, Norwich, Manchester, Storrs, Ellington, Windsors, more
Barbara Alexander
Art: Music and Theater
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Short Bio: Singer, Actress, Director, Mentor, Advocate, Speaker, Entrepreneur and friend. I have a passion to help others as they obtain their goals young and old.
City : Milford
Bill Dougal
Art: Visual & Performing Art
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Short Bio: Arts learning along with fun, and correlations to curriculum.
City : Lebanon
Buffa!
Art: Music, Musical Theatre
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Short Bio: Musical entertainments with a theatrical flair for all occasions.
City : Vernon; will travel
Cathy Szabo
Art: Improv Workshops, Cabaret Coaching and Performance, Musical Comedy
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Short Bio: Cathy's energetic aura brings her students to life as she teaches them the art of improv, musical perfornance and scene study.
City : Monroe, CT
Chelsea Dacey
Art: Musical theatre
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Short Bio: Chelsea is a performer and teaching artist in CT with experience Off-Broadway, Regionally, and more.
City : Wallingford
Connecticut Yuletide Carolers
Art: Victorian a capella caroling quartet
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Short Bio: 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
Art: Fine arts
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Short Bio: Ms. Manna is a professional teaching artist. She earned her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
City : Stratford
Dallas Taylor
Art: Culinary arts
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Short Bio: Hello my name is Dallas taylor I'm a young chef who loves to cook and create and make the world a little sweeter.
City : Milford
David Eberly
Art: Piano — Jazz, Classical, Pop
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Short Bio: Jazz, pop and classical pianist. Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Ballet Accompanist.
Can speak about mastering the piano as someone blind since birth.
Played professionally at Assisted Living Centers, Restaurants and more.
Member of Bob Halprin Orchestra, Al Jarvis Orchestra, and Sam Passco and Jerry Carrillo Orchestra.
Taught at the School of the Hartford Ballet, the Hartt Community Division, and the Hartt Community Division Dance Department.
City : West Hartford
Deanna Swanson
Art: Music - Opera
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Short Bio: Add a touch of elegance to your event with music by lyric coloratura soprano Deanna K. Swanson.
City : Vernon; will travel
Devin Lawless
Art: Knitting, sculpting, painting, drawing.
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Short Bio: 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.
City : New Haven
Diane Platt
Art: Sculpture
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Short Bio: 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.
City : Hamden (residence)
Earl Ali-Randall
Art: Dance
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Short Bio: 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.
City : New Haven
Edward Steinerts
Art: Photography
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Short Bio: 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
Art: Painting, mixed media painting, collage and constructions
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Short Bio: 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.
City : 1st through 8th. Has taught privately to teenagers and adults.