Briefly Noted: Three Shows Opening in Fairfield County Thursday, March 31

Chris Durante is one of the artists featured in the Art Faculty Show at Norwalk Community College, Art Gallery East 188 Richards Ave, Norwalk. Reception Thursday, March 31, 2011, 6-8 pm.

Western Connecticut State University MFA Thesis Exhibition Reception from 4:30 to 7 pm on Thursday, March 31.  Higgins Gallery in Higgins Hall on the university's midtown campus, 181 White St, Danbury, CT.

© Ricky Mestre
City Lights Gallery at 37 Markle Court Bridgeport, CT is hosting a juried mixed-media art show titled SameSex from March 31-April 27, 2011. There is an opening reception on Thursday, March 31, 2011 from 5:30 - 9 pm. From their executive director: "The intention of this exhibit is to provide a common ground for artists and visitors of diverse backgrounds to come together to view, enjoy, discuss or be exposed to art about being Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender. Sexual orientation was not a prerequisite for this exhibit."

Artists include: Michelle Beaulieu, Binnie Birstein, Heather Braxton, Sherri Brown, Rita Breiger, Paul Cadmus, Sue Czark, Felixe d’Eon, Kristine DeMarco, Delayne Elyse, Jean Galli, Eric Gibbons, John Glover, David Greene, Stephen Harris, Leonardo Herrera, Alyssa Iwanski, Abel Lopez, Osvaldo Lugo, Mark McDonald, William McGovern, Ricky Mestre, David Morgan, Jeff Palmer, Zoe Perry-Wood, Brian Riley, Eduardo Rodriguez, Richard Taddei, Gerald Saladyga, Jean Scott, Nomi Silverman, John Sonsini, Wilhelm von Gloeden, Tim Wilkerson, Francesca Winfield.

More art openings at Connecticut Art Scene.