Torrington Art Walk May 1

The May Art Walk in Torrington is taking place on May 1 and Karen Rossi Studios http://www.karenrossi.com is featuring her collaborations with Dawn Hill of unique handmade jewelry and an installation of Fairy Houses in her 27 East Main Street windows. Also on display in the windows of Karen Rossi Studios is the exciting work of some talented young artists.

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Mr. Preato’s 5th grade students from East School produced an exciting collection of artwork on display in the windows of Karen Rossi Studios at 27 East Main Street, Torrington, CT. The masterpieces are inspired by the Pop Art Movement, and display words that look like the sound. For instance “Splash” depicts drops exploding off the paper, and Zap is portrayed in a variety of manners, most alluding to en electrical arc. All the images are painted in primary colors with a vibrant effect.

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The reception for the young artists will take place on May 1 during the downtown ArtsWalk event between 4- 8 pm. The public is invited. Light refreshments will be served. Many other downtown arts minded business will be open, with unique work on display. The Podunk Throwbacks will start their music at 5:30 pm, at the lobby of 40 Main Street.

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A highlight of the Art Walk is the opportunity to enjoy live musical performances, and to meet and greet artists and artisans. Art walkers are sure to enjoy a brisk spring walk to the Historical Society, with  stops at Remember When, Kelly’s Crystals, Kids Play, The HUB, Five Points Gallery and In Sheep’s Clothing.  Don’t forget to jog the steps to the second floor of 40 Main where you’ll find the Podunk Throwbacks, Leslie Landau and Dawn Hill Designs! As a finale, wander down East Main Street and finish with a delicious glass of wine at VLC Images and Karen Rossi Studios, or a special Artswalk appetizer at O’Connor’s! Along the way- enjoy window shopping for Mother’s day.

For more area event information www.litchfieldhills.com

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