Ruth Newquist: Country and City Life at Art and Frame, Danbury, CT

© Ruth Newquist
Noted watercolorist, oil painter, and client Ruth Newquist will be featured in a solo show titled "Country and City Life" at Art and Frame, 60 Newtown Rd., Route 6 Plaza, Danbury, CT.

Newquist's work is saturated with color and light, whether depicting a bustling street in New York City or the antique houses and quaint urban centers around her hometown of Newtown, CT. 

Ruth Newquist holds a BFA from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. She also studied at the Art Students League in New York City. She is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, and an elected member of Allied Artists of America and the Salmagundi Club in NYC, the North Shore Art Association in Gloucester, MA and the Connecticut Watercolor Society.

The artist's reception is Saturday, August 13, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Facebook event page for the art opening here.

Claire Tuffereau at Silo Gallery, opening November 5

© Claire Tuffereau
From November 5 until November 21st, watercolorist Claire Tuffereau will be exhibiting with photographer Georgia Sheron and wildlife artist Alan Brown at White Silo Farm and Winery, 32 Rt. 37 E. Sherman, CT. Tuffereau's landscapes reflect her travels and French heritage, and are suffused with lush greens and lovely light.


Claire Tuffereau at White Silo Farm Gallery through this weekend

© Claire Tuffereau

Watercolorist Claire Tuffereau, a client whose work is full of life and greenery, will be showing at the White Silo Farm & Winery Gallery through this Sunday, December 6. The gallery is open Fri., Sat., and Sun. from 11 to 6, and is located at 32 Rt. 37 E. Sherman, CT.

Also of note, the Silo offers tastings of its fruit-based wines made from their own fruit.


Florence Froeder / New Fairfield Artist Tour, September 26th

© Florence Froeder

Watercolorist, painter, and client Florence Froeder is opening her studio as part of the New Fairfield Artists' Studio Tour on Saturday, September 26. There are five artists participating in the event sponsored by the Candlewood Arts Fund. Studios will be open from 1-4 pm, and afterward there will be an artists' reception from 4-5pm at Sue Newton's Barn Gallery at 82 Route 37 in New Fairfield.

Check out the above link for more details on the other artists.

If you've never gone on a studio visit before, this is a good opportunity to check out some artists, and see how they work, without having to drive to a major city. It'll be a good weekend to do that, get some apples and cider doughnuts, and see the blushing leaves.