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News, culture & curiosities in Greater Danbury, Connecticut, New England, and the Milky Way.


Photo by Amanda Bloom.
Photo by Amanda Bloom.
Photo by Lena Reznikoff.

Digital Gallery: Lena Reznikoff

Lena Reznikoff

  “Photography is my passion.   I always have a camera near me, there’s always an internal urge to shoot. My photography is inspired by the nature surrounding me . I love the beauty of organic objects and my goal is to display them using different… Read more »

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Photo Gallery: The Danbury Mini Maker Faire

Lenny Hankins

  This past Saturday, June 8, Danbury, Connecticut was home to its first ever Mini Maker Faire, a “science fair meets country fair meets music festival” right on the downtown CityCenter Green.   Local hackerspaces (creative work space for makers of all kinds) set up… Read more »

Installation by Robbie Siemon.

Photo Students Steal the WestConn Senior Thesis Show

Amanda Bloom

  Ghostly, heavenly self-portraits, abandoned buildings captured at night, stop motion projection, an installation of transparencies: True talent and innovation is showcased in the photography room at the Department of Art’s Bachelor of Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition at Western Connecticut State University (WestConn), on display through… Read more »

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Digital Gallery: Christine Mitchell

Christine Mitchell

  Chunks of rusty steel,  discarded brake drums and I-beams …twigs leaves and rocks – these are like clouds in the afternoon sky forming images to inspire my painting and sculpture. In them I discover fish and birds and little goats, welded together like so… Read more »

"Akhenaten and Nefertiti in Their Garden at Amarna". Oil on canvas.

Digital Gallery: Henry Caserotti

Henry Caserotti

  In my recent work I’ve come to recognize the importance of narrative. Although I’m not interested in making illustrations, I am interested in telling stories through images. After all, stories are how mankind has attempted to explain and come to terms with the most… Read more »

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Jamison Odone

Jamison Odone released his fourth book, Mole Has Everything, this past spring.  For more information on Odone, visit his blog at jamisonodone.wordpress.com.

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Peaceful Gardens: Artists Create for the Dalai Lama

Amanda Bloom

  Three local artists have participated in “A Walking Contemplation”, a public art garden project endeavored by Western Connecticut State University and the Danbury Museum and Historical Society in honor of the 14th Dali Lama’s visit to the university this week.  The gardens are available… Read more »

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‘Liquid Bliss’: Surfing Magazine Photo Hopeful Dave Clancy

Dave Clancy

  Newtown, Connecticut native and Redondo Beach, California resident Dave Clancy is in the running for Surfing Magazine‘s Baby Cobras Photo Contest, a competition for aspiring creative surfers.  The winners of the contest are shipped to Hawaii for a week to document the North Shore surfing season, with… Read more »

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Invitations to the Imagination: Joanne Tarlin

Joanne Tarlin

  Joanne Tarlin, a Boston-based American abstract painter known internationally for her sophisticated use of color and ability to create dynamic yet subtle works, will be showing her work in ’Spiritual Energy: Past, Present and Future’ at the Chase Family Gallery in West Hartford, Connecticut from September… Read more »

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A Dinosaur Heard that You’re Settled Down

Jamison Odone

      Author and illustrator Jamison Odone recreates Adele’s famous song with dinosaurs.   “I heard that you’re settled down That you found a girl and you’re married now I heard that your dreams came true Guess she gave you things I didn’t give… Read more »

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Shadow Boxing

Jeff Buckholz

For more of Jeff’s work, visit him at imagesbyjeff.tumblr.com.  Be sure to check out his show with Andrew Werner at The Mercurial Gallery, opening November 3.  

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Robert Rae

by Jeff Buckholz             by Jeff Buckholz         For more of Jeff’s work, visit him at imagesbyjeff.tumblr.com.

December Retrospective, v. 2011

Robert Rae

365, v. 2011 Part of the 365 Projectby Vincent James Pia THE 365 PROJECT is a documentary challenge in which the photographer shares an image for each day of the year. After completing the project in 2010, Danbury resident Vincent James Pia has decided to… Read more »

The Nose

Robert Rae

by Andrew Werner We present to you     The Nose. by Andrew Werner         Andrew Werner graduated The School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Illustration. Now he draws and paints and eats and sleeps. He’s a pretty ok guy… Read more »

November Retrospective, v. 2011

Robert Rae

365, v. 2011 Part of the 365 Projectby Vincent James Pia THE 365 PROJECT is a documentary challenge in which the photographer shares an image for each day of the year. After completing the project in 2010, Danbury resident Vincent James Pia has decided to… Read more »

A Look into The Undeforestation Project

Robert Rae

by Summer Moore and Marissa Macias The Undeforestation Project was started by two Brooklyn based photographers and best friends, Summer Moore and Marissa Macias. In 2010, the artists journeyed together to create a artful photographic book of the Amazon, capturing the rainforest as it has… Read more »

October Retrospective, v.2011

Robert Rae

365, v. 2011 Part of the 365 Projectby Vincent James Pia THE 365 PROJECT is a documentary challenge in which the photographer shares an image for each day of the year. After completing the project in 2010, Danbury resident Vincent James Pia has decided to… Read more »

Vertical People: Hell Yeah

Robert Rae

by Andrew Werner by Andrew Werner         Andrew Werner graduated The School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Illustration. Now he draws and paints and eats and sleeps. He’s a pretty ok guy and he thinks you’re just about the best…. Read more »

Rainbows and Ink

Robert Rae

by Karin Mansberg Karin Mansberg is a Danbury resident and graduate student at Western Connecticut State University. Her piece, “Communication” was recently accepted in the juried show Self Observed at the North Carolina Museum of Art. View her eloquent array of works inside. by Karin… Read more »

September Retrospective, v. 2011

Robert Rae

365, v. 2011 Part of the 365 Projectby Vincent James Pia THE 365 PROJECT is a documentary challenge in which the photographer shares an image for each day of the year. After completing the project in 2010, Danbury resident Vincent James Pia has decided to… Read more »

Exploring Imposed Limits

Robert Rae

by Robert Rae Robert Rae is showcasing his work in The Mercurial Collective‘s fall show, “The Graduates”,  through December 15. by Robert Rae     Robert Rae will be showcasing his work in The Mercurial Collective‘s fall show, “The Graduates”, opening September 24 and on… Read more »

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Robert Rae

by Jeff Buckholz “Sarge, I just wanted to tell you… I’m gay.”     More cartoonz.   by Jeff Buckholz