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“Nature Talk”
An exhibition by Clair Koch & Rosa Colón
March 28 - May 3, 2015
Artists’ Reception: April 10th from 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Traits between the artwork of Brazilian artist Clair Koch and Colombian artist Rosa Colón revolve around a very intense love for nature, its forms, and all of the interwoven spiritual connections. For artist Clair Koch, the connection is achieved through meditation and inner discover; for artist and art educator Rosa Colón, long nature walks and observation to her surroundings inspire her. Both artists will exhibit their new paintings in both oil and collages from recycled materials, pressed flowers and leaves.
KochAbout Artist Clair Koch:
A long time member of the Loft Artists Association, Clair Koch maintains a working studio at its site in Stamford, CT. She is represented by galleries in the United States, Europe and Brazil.  Clair is a native of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brazil. In her Artist Statement, Clair explains:" Brazilians embody a distinctive spirit that is reflective of their love for life and the intricate relationships within the elements of that spirit.  In my work, I express my own perspective of the beauty of these intricate but simple associations.  Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish fantasy from reality.  However, not wanting to be imprisoned by form or substance, it is through my labyrinthine of color and sensation that I hope to echo that exciting resonance of the vibrations from within.” To learn more about artist Clair Koch, visit: www.clairkoch.com

ColonAbout Artist Rosa Colón:
A long time resident of Stamford, CT artist Rosa E. Colón joined the Loft Artists Association in 2012, where she also maintains her studio. An artist with extensive art studies at universities and private classes, Rosa Colon is also an art instructor who specializes in early childhood art education. Her skill captures significant moments inspired by her fascination with nature's multifaceted forms, shapes and vibrant colors. She remains focused on developing her lifelong passion - painting. Her work, which primarily features oils, watercolors, pressed flower and leaves, embodies a multi-hued, hyper-realist style that emphasizes her character and personality. She has been involved in a variety of activities, organizations and has had numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Stamford and the tri-state area in galleries, corporations and universities. Learn more about artist Rosa Colon at: www.rosa-colon.com

 

palace Theatre
LAA member's work is on display in Café Teatro at Stamford's Palace Theatre


    


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2015 SCHEDULE

JAN. 3 - FEB. 1 “ROADS AND BRIDGES” Reception: Sat. Jan. 3, 4:30-6:30pm

FEB. 7 - 15 MARK MACRIDES “100 CROSSES” Reception: Sat. Feb. 7, 4- 6pm

FEB. 21 - MAR. 22 “ANDY WARHOL LIVES AGAIN” Reception: Fri. Feb. 20, 5:30-8pm

SATURDAYS, MAR. 7 & 14 “DRAW ON VI” Community Workshops, Noon-3:30pm

Closed: APR. 4 & 5

MAR. 28 - MAY 3 CLAIR KOCH & ROSA COLON "THE NATURE TALK”
Reception: Fri. Apr. 10, 6-8:30pm

MAY 9 - JUNE 14 “DRAW ON: LAA DRAWS VI” Reception: Sat. May 9, 2-4pm

Closed: MAY 23 & 24

JUNE 20 - JULY 26 KAREN NEEMS "396 NY TIMES COLLAGES & OTHER WORK” Reception: Sat. June 20, 5:30-7:30pm

Closed: JULY 4 & 5

JUNE 27, JULY 11, 18, 25, AUG.1, 8, 15 & 23 Kids “SATURDAY ART WORKSHOPS”

AUG. 1-AUG. 30 "NEW MEMBERS SHOW" Reception: Fri. July 31, 5:30-8pm

Closed: SEPT. 5 & 6

SEPT. 12-OCT. 11 "JURIED SHOW" Open to all artists in the Tri-State area
Reception: Thurs. Sept. 10, 6-8:30pm

OCT. 16, 17 & 18 "OPEN STUDIOS" EVENT Fri. 6-9pm, Sat. 2-7pm & Sun. Noon-5pm

OCT. 24-NOV. 22 CLAUDIO ALTESOR, Solo Show "CANDOMBE, ITS PAIN & JOY” Reception: Oct.24, 5-8pm

Closed: Nov. 28 & 29

DEC. 5-20 “HOLIDAY SHOW & BOUTIQUE” A Benefit for Laurel House
Reception: Fri. Dec. 4, 5:30-8pm

Closed: DEC.26 & 27and Jan.2 & 3, 2015