1/29/2013 - Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut Announces 2013 Artists
Accessible Art 2013
Announcing Selected Artists
The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut is thrilled to announce the 2013 Accessible Art exhibiting artists.  Throughout the year visitors and residents can view a variety of quality artwork at five locations: Danbury City Hall, CityCenter Danbury, Danbury Museum & Historical Society, ESCAPE to the Arts, and The Upstairs Gallery at Molten Java, Bethel.  Twenty-two exhibits are scheduled.
The selected artists are as follows:
Jane Bennett, Patterson, NY; Christa Forrest, Stamford; Kateleen Foy, Newtown; Larry Hunt, Bethlehem; Tiffany Johnson, Danbury; Daniela Kinsbourne, Ridgefield; Randy Lagana, Brookfield; Joan McCaffrey, Brookfield; Claudine Mussuto, Danbury; Jerome Nevins, Redding; Honorah O'Neill, Bethel; Peach Pair, Gaylordsville; Margot Saraceno, Woodbury; Peter Schachter, Danbury; Ed Simmons, Danbury; Gary Stanford, Danbury; Dayna Wenzel, Danbury.
The Danbury Museum & Historical Society kicks off the season of visual art exhibits with a group show “in the heART of winter” featuring the works of Bennett, Forrest, Johnson, Kinsbourne, Lagana, McCaffrey, Mussuto, Nevins, O’Neill, Peach Pair, and Wenzel.  The exhibit is on view through March 2 with an opening reception Saturday, January 26 from 4 to 6pm. Regular gallery hours are Saturday through Tuesday from 10am to 4pm.
The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut (formally the Housatonic Valley Cultural Alliance), based in Danbury, Connecticut is a leader in supporting a vibrant arts and culture community in Northern Fairfield and Southern Litchfield Counties. We promote and advocate for arts, history, and culture as a primary driver of the economy and as an enriching influence for communities and people.  We understand and believe that the arts sector is a critical engine for growth through creativity, innovation and collaboration. The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, a 501c-3, is the largest and only regional service organization working to ensure better access to arts and culture for all residents and visitors in the Housatonic Valley region. We are supported by pubic funding, corporate and private contributions, and by our members. www.artswesternct.org.