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A Warm Reception For 'Painted Ladies' Calendar Of Main Street Homes



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Newtown resident Chuck Fulkerson was seated in front of a lit fireplace as people snacked and drank around him on Sunday, December 11, at the home of Betsy Kenyon, where a reception was held for a "Painted Ladies" 2017 calendar, created from watercolor works Mr Fulkerson painted of homes on Main Street.fulkerson1947@gmail.com

The event was designed for people to stop by, meet the artist, and buy copies of the calendar or sets of cards, also created from the watercolor paintings. Ms Kenyon's is one of the homes in the calendar. It is the December featured home, and cards were available with the image of her home on them.

The calendar and card sets were sold for $20 each.

The paintings represent months of effort by Mr Fulkerson, and the calendar ranges in depictions of the seasons. Some houses have snow piled on roofs and spilling over sidewalks. Other homes are shown with autumnal leaves or the blossoms of spring on nearby trees.

, or reach him by phone at 203-270-8492. On Monday, December 12, he said the cards and calendars will also be sold at Newtown Convenience Store, 22 Church Hill Road.Mr Fulkerson said people interested in purchasing the cards or calendars can contact him either by e-mail,

Newtown resident Chuck Fulkerson holds a copy of his 2017 "Painted Ladies" calendar during a reception on December 11 that celebrated the release of the calendar. Joining the artist were Linda McClary, holding copies of cards made from Mr Fulkerson's paintings, and John Shirley. (Bee Photo, Hallabeck)
Chuck Fulkerson signs a copy of the 2017 "Painted Ladies" calendar, created from a series of paintings of homes along Main Street the Newtown resident spent recent months creating. (Bee Photo, Hallabeck)
The first home featured in the calendar for January 2017 is the historic Hillbrow, at 74 Main Street. (Bee Photo, Hallabeck)
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