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“It’s definitely a specialty,” the photographer said, “because self-portraiture is very difficult to do, especially if you’re trying to do it really well.” And that’s the way Cudzilo prefers to do it. The critics concur.read more
We, Women: Photo-Based Projects, 2020 Antonia Schachter | June 14, 2019 We, Women is the largest social impact photography art project by women currently underway across the United States. Starting in early 2020, we will create the largest...read more
Connecticut Office of the Arts Names 2019 AWI Interns!Antonia Schachter | June 28, 2018The Arts Workforce Initiative (AWI) is a paid internship program administered by the CT Office of the Arts. AWI provides Connecticut college students, emerging...read more
NEW MILFORD — Litchfield County’s best-known home for freelancers and “solopreneurs,” Makery Coworking, is comfortably located in the former home of Barton’s store, dating back to 1905, which was followed by Harts Five and Dime for several decades. It is still fondly remembered by New Milford residents.
Makery Coworking, owned by Tony Vengrove, has won numerous awards recently, including Best Space in the 2018read more
The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut is hosting the second annual “Food is Art” celebration at Keeler Tavern and Museum in Ridgefield on Sunday, June 23. Jeff Taibe and Stephanie Sweeney, the owners of Taproot Restaurant in Bethel, will serve a dinner of Connecticut cuisine designed to support the event’s theme: “Nurturing the Creative Soul.”read more
Presented annually, the Arts and Business Partnership Awards—formerly called the BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America awards—honor 10 U.S. companies, a business leader, and a deep and multi-faceted arts and business collaboration for their exceptional commitment to the arts through grants, local partnerships, volunteer programs, matching gifts, sponsorships, and board membership.read more
Eleven arts organizations in Connecticut received a total of $985,400 from the National Endowment for the Arts in its latest round of funding for the fiscal year 2019. The NEA granted a total of $80.4 million to 1,114 organizations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and four U.S. jurisdictions.read more
The Connecticut Office of the Arts is committed to making services and programs open and accessible to all persons, with and without disabilities, and to all individuals regardless of language. Applications must be received on or before 11:59 pm, Wednesday, September 18, 2019.read more
The Artist Fellowship Program is now accepting applications.
The Artist Fellowship Program provides competitive grants to encourage the continuing development of Connecticut artists. These grants provide support for artists to pursue new work and achieve specific creative and career goals.read more
Reception at Cultural Alliance for American Dream Award RecipientsPublished by Hamlet Hub: Written by Paul Steinmetz The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will host a reception for the American Dream Foundation and its 2019 honorees on at...read more
Spring Open House BY BROOKFIELD CRAFT CENTER | MAY 7, 2019 The Brookfield Craft Center’s 8 studios will be open for demonstrations and showcase learning opportunities and commitment to fine crafts in Brookfield. On May 18th, 2019 from 12-5 pm, art enthusiasts can...read more
The show, titled “I Am the Problem,” reflects the artist’s “micro and macro views of environmental processes, including the ebb and flow of energy and our interaction and disruption of these systems.”read more