REAP 's on Broad Street in Windsor
On Saturday, September 21, the Windsor downtown experienced an invasion of art that transformed the Plaza to a destination for art lovers.
Art installations at the Plaza building featured holograms by Boston artist Betsy Connors, visual poetry by Edmond Chibeau from Eastern Connecticut State University, a light installation by Wadsworth Atheneum's Preparator, Jon Eastman, and much more. A very success event that we all hope will become a tradition. Photo courtesy of Len Hellerman.
Art installations at the Plaza building, will feature holograms by Boston artist Betsy Connors, visual poetry by Edmond Chibeau from Eastern Connecticut State University, a light installation by Wadsworth Atheneum's Preparator, Jon Eastman, a glass installation by Dennis Peabody, a photography project by Harrison Judd, an fiber installation by Anita Gangi Balkun, interactive art with Terese Newman and Rough Around the Edges will hold its 4th annual event in two of the store fronts. Included in this installation is work by glass artist Susan Hackett and photography by Daniel Mosher Long. A work by Katherine Pelkey-Tolve will hang between the Plaza building and PC Development and film will be shown at the entry way of the Plaza theater.
Street art will feature art signs including a solar powered piece in front of Town Hall by June Bistanz, interactive weaving with Nina Salazar, on site painting to music with Ethan Boisvert and Jared Gardner, work by Ellen Carey and Lon Pelton at Windsor Federal, glass art by Shannon Gagne at Hairdresser on Fire, flowers by NY artist Joanne Zanoni, yarn bombs by Barbara Steele, portrait painting with Darryl Oates, not your usual face painting with Wendy Shanahan, and paper birds by Tom Radovich. Look up, look down, look all around to catch it all.
Performances happen throughout the four hours on the REAP Street stage and in other spaces along the three blocks. and feature Cold Groove percussion, Improv with Tick Tick Boom, Windsor's singin' dentist Steve Lipman, Matica Arts with a unicycle, Beat Performance with David Cutright, Jared Gardner and Sayung Chang, and experimental music with Windsor Johnson and others.
Please consult roughedgesart.com for additional information.