The Library is closed due to ongoing flood remediation.
All programs scheduled for this week will be either cancelled or relocated. If you have registered for a class or program this week, you will soon be receiving an email indicating either a change of venue or cancellation notice from the program coordinators.
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ARTicipation for Adults: Seascapes
ARTicipation workshop attendees will create an original, mixed media collage based on the recent ArtScapades topic of Seascapes. Using acrylic paint on canvas, tissue paper, printed patterns and other media, participants of all levels will be encouraged to create a work of art that could be either abstract or realistic.
This event corresponds with ARTscapades: Seascapes: From Ships to Shores on September 18th. The lecture looks at how the sea has been depicted over the centuries, from 17th realistic seascapes to 20th century abstract water views. We strongly encourage all attendees to attend the Artscapades lecture before the ARTicipation workshop.
About the Instructor: Jeanne McDonagh is a digital arts teacher and artist who recently retired from a 32-year career at New Canaan High School. Ms. McDonagh, who considers herself a “lifelong learner,” earned a BA, BS from Saint John’s University and an MFA in Painting and Graphic Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology. In addition to her teaching career, Jeanne McDonagh has exhibited her photography at Mystic Museum of Art, Fairfield Museum, and Carriage Barn Arts Center. She has been a photography juror and commentator for the Lower Fairfield Photography Club (2009 – 2020) and the Norwalk Photo Club (3013).