Log In

Reset Password

Six Artists To Be Featured In Multimedia Show



Text Size

Six Artists To Be Featured In Multimedia Show

SHERMAN — Six area artists will be exhibiting  in different media in “The Autumn Multimedia Show” at The White Silo Farm and Winery, 32 Route 37 East.

Represented will be pastel artist Claire Truffereau, ceramicist Kirsten Fredericks, photographer and calligrapher Jim Zhang, painter Jackie Coote (who also does hand painted cards), multimedia artist  M.G. Martin, and painter Beth Schweitzer. Their work can be seen on three consecutive weekends: November 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26, each day from 11 am until 6 pm.

The artists’ reception will be on Saturday, November 11 from 2-4 PM. For further information call 860-355-0271 or go online to WhiteSiloWinery.com.

Kirsten Fredericks, from Roxbury, creates organic stoneware forms inspired by the forms and patterns she observes in her garden and on nature hikes. She has exhibited at Brookfield Craft Center and The Regional Hospice Charity Gala.

In October she was part of the “Artist At Work” show at the Jewish Community Center in Sherman, and then in December and January her work will be at The Good News Café in Woodbury.

Claire Truffereau will be showing a group of her pastel drawings.

New York photographer Jim Zhang received his master’s degree in cinema studies from New York University. As well as his passion for cinema, Mr Zhang maintains serious interests in photography and calligraphy. His work has appeared in books and magazines and is in private collections.

Beth Schweitzer, a Newtown resident, is a painter who works in acrylics. Her figurative paintings capture people in private moments. She has exhibited and holds awards from numerous juried shows, most recently, the 29th Juried Exhibition of Ridgefield Guild of Artists.

In 2005,  C.H. Booth Library hosted a solo exhibit of her work. Her paintings are in private collections throughout the United States. 

Woodbury resident M.G. Martin will be exhibiting her crayon and ink resist drawings.

She has had a distinguished career in the arts as both an artist and a teacher, including spending 23 as a teacher at Westover School in Middlebury. She studied in Italy for a year under a Fulbright grant and has had 23 solo exhibitions.

In 2004, Ms Martin was awarded the Peabody Award for sculpture by the National Association of Women Artists. Earlier this year she had a solo exhibition at Westport Arts Center.

Jacqueline Coote will be exhibiting customized notecards, made with any desired theme that can be personalized for the holiday season. She will also be showing small watercolor paintings.

Her notecards have been displayed at Bethel Arts Junction, Jewish Community Center of Sherman, and Brookfield Craft Center. Her paintings are on display at Biscotti’s Restaurant and The Barn Gallery of New Fairfield.

Comments are open. Be civil.

Leave a Reply