Press Coverage


Yale Medicine Magazine; Autumn 2018; Curtis, John. City-Wide Open Studios Explores Wellbeing at Yale West Campus

Daily Nutmeg 11/2/2018 Mims, Dan. Altered State

Yale Daily News 10/30/2018 Peryer, Marisa. Vacant West Campus Building transforms into Art Space

I Love New Haven 10/28/2018 Busby, Leigh. I Know You So Well

New Haven Independent 10/28/2018 Slattery, Brian. City-Wide Open Studios Goes to the Office

New Haven Register 10/27/2018 City-Wide Open Studios at Yale West Campus 

Arts Paper 10/26/2018 Gellman, Lucy. Isaac Bloodworth Cranks Into City-Wide

Yale News 10/24/2018 Gonzalez, Susan. West Campus ready to host the final weekend of CWOS arts festival

New Haven Independent 10/15/2018 Slattery, Brian. Artists Make Barn Into Memory Palace

Daily Nutmeg 10/12/2018 Mims, Dan. Art Attack

Yale News 10/12/2018 Belli, Brita. Two art alumni join forces to create special installation for City-Wide Open Studios

Yale Daily News 10/9/2018 Besche, John. Artspace kicks off 21st open studios event

New Haven Independent 10/8/2018 Slattery, Brian.  Erector Square Artists Change It Up

The Arts Paper 10/8/2018 Ollsten, NJ. CWOS Takes A Deep Breath, And Kicks Off

I Love New Haven 10/6/2018 Busby, Leigh. Opening Reception for Artspace CWOS 2018 by Leigh Busby.

Daily Nutmeg 10/5/2018 Czepiel, Kathy Leonard. Near and Wide

Yale News 10/3/2018 Gonzalez, Susan. In CWOS, Yale affiliates will show art at sites including West Campus

New Haven Register 9/27/2018 Amarante, Joe. City-Wide Open Studios: 3 weekends of art, with special projects on wellness theme

CT Post 9/25/2017 Amarante, Joe. City-Wide Open Studios kicks off 3 weekends of art with party/reception Oct. 5

New Haven Independent 9/21/2018 Slattery, Brian. Elm City Arts Scene Opens Wide

Yale Alumni Magazine Sept/Oct 2018 Lester, Caroline. New Haven’s artistic Okotoberfest

Improper Bostonian 5/18/2018 Kearnan, Scott. Hipster Haven


Connecticut Magazine 11/7/2017 Lee-Murphy, Michael. Terrific Town 2017: Arts & Culture

Yale Daily News 10/30/2017 Chaba, Aakshi. Artists open studios in Fair Haven

Daily Nutmeg 10/27/2017 Mims, Dan. Headspaces

Yale Daily News 10/23/2017 Jensen, Jack. Locals explore art on bikes

New Haven Independent 10/23/2017 Slatterly, Brian. CWOS Takes A Slice Of Memory Out Of A Barn

The Arts Paper 10/19/20117 Gellman, Lucy. Armory Redux Comes To WEB

The Arts Paper 10/18/2017 Gellman, Lucy. Poets Revitalize Lit Happy Hour

Yale Daily News 10/17/2017 Kang, Grace. City studio hosts Armory weekend.

Yale Daily News 10/16/2017 Wu, Brianna. What does liberation feel like? Laughter

New Haven Independent 10/16/2017 Slattery, Brian. Armory Art Ranges From Cow Skulls To Sacred Cows

New York Times 10/12/2017 Sokol, Brett. A Little Piece of Downtown Damascus in New Haven

Daily Nutmeg 10/11/2017. The Feeling’s Mutual

New Haven Independent 10/9/2017 Slattery, Brian. Sometimes It’s About How You Make the Art

Yale Daily News 10/9/2017 Chambers, Brandon. Artspace kicks off Open Studios

New Haven Independent 10/5/2017 Appel, Allan. Artist Debuts at CWOS With Trucha

New Haven Independent 10/5/2017 Gellman, Lucy. City Connects to Telephonic History

New Haven Independent 10/4/2017 Ponzio, Karen. New Haven’s Patron Saints Canonized

iCRV Radio 10/4/2017 Interview with Artspace’s Rachael McNerney and Katherine Sullivan

Yale News 10/4/2017 Staff. Yale affiliates among the many visual artists showing their work in CWOS

Yale News 10/3/2017 Gonzalez, Susan. For Katherine Malensek, art is a calling and a family affair

Milford Patch 10/3/2017 Patch Staff. Artists from Milford exhibiting at City-Wide Open Studios

Daily Nutmeg 10/2/2017 This Week in New Haven (October 2 – 8)

The Arts Paper 10/2/2017 Gellman, Lucy. The Power of Being Heard

The Arts Paper 10/2/2017 Fullwood, Brandi.  Nasty Women Film Festival

CT Post 10/1/2017 Amarante, Joe. New Haven arts community begins monthlong City-Wide Open Studios

New Haven Register 9/29/2017 Amarante, Joe.  New Haven’s City-Wide Open Studios kicks off 4-week run Oct. 6

Hartford Courant 9/28/2017 Arnott, Christopher. What’s Opening: ‘Rags,’ ‘Fireflies,’ ‘Wolves,’ ‘Exchange’ At Long Wharf

The Arts Paper 9/20/2017 Gellman, Lucy.  CWOS Gets Ready To Party … And Fact Check


New Haven Register 11/27/16; Diaz, Jason. A look back at October’s City-Wide Open Studios New Haven

Athena Insight 11/3/16; Hayhurst, Chris.  The price is … confusing

New Haven Independent 11/2/16; Haigney, Sophie. Erector Square Studios Stretch From Roots To Clouds

Daily Nutmeg 11/1/16; Mims, Dan. Lost in Space

Doctors for Truth in Healthcare 10/31/16; Brennan, Dan. In healthcare the price is not right

I Love New Haven 10/31/16; Franzman, Mike. City-Wide Open Studios at Erector Square. 

Modern Healthcare 10/29/16; Modern Healthcare. Is the price right? Play ‘Dr. Plinko’

WPKN Live Culture with Martha Wilette Lewis 10/29/16; Lewis, Martha. Greetings from the Labyrinth!

New Haven Independent 10/27/16; Sepulveda, David. Erector Square Artists Prepare For CWOS Final Lap

I Love New Haven 10/27/16; Gellman, Lucy. Food Porn

Daily Nutmeg 10/25/16; Mims, Dan. Public Access

New Haven Register 10/21/16; Diaz, Jason. Artspace New Haven holds forum on concerns raised about artist’s work

New Haven Independent 10/21/16; Breen, Thomas. Debate Grows Over Cop-Pig Art Decision

WNHH 10/21/16; Gellman, Lucy. Kitchen Sync Ep. 43 Nadine Nelson

New Haven Independent 10/20/16; Sepulveda, David. Armory Art with a Literary Chaser

I Love New Haven 10/18/16; Franzman, Mike. City-Wide Open Studios.

Daily Nutmeg 10/18/16; Mims, Dan. Work, and Play

Fierce Healthcare 10/16/16; Shinkman, Ron. ‘Dr. Plinko’: The game show for healthcare prices

New Haven Register 10/16/16, Diaz, Jason. Armory Weekend brings a strong midgame for City-Wide Open Studios

New Haven Independent 10/16/16; Slattery, Brian. Armory Transformed Into Art Playground

New Haven Independent 10/16/16; Sepulveda, David. Westville’s CWOS Watershed Moment

Hartford Courant 10/14/16; Arnott, Christopher. ‘La Ronde’ a Solo Performance That Puts Voices in Your Head

New Haven Register 10/13/16, Amarante, Joe. It’s game time for the arts at Goffe Street Armory this weekend

Becker’s Hospital Review 10/12/16; Murphy, Brooke. Yale-New Haven physician to debut ‘price is right’ game — for hospital charges

WTNH 10/12/16;  Slater, Jacquie. Local artist sparks controversy with painting

New Haven Independent 10/11/16; Bass, Paul. Police “Pig” Moved Indoors

The Arts Paper 10/16; Gellman, Lucy. CWOS Gets Ready to Game.

Yale News 10/11/16; Gonzalez, Susan. Yale physician’s ‘Dr. Plinko’ medical-pricing game to debut during City-Wide Open Studios

Daily Nutmeg 10/11/16; Mims, Dan. Damp, Not Dampened. 

I Love New Haven 10/10/16; Gazula, Yogasai. Westville Weekend.

New Haven Independent 10/10/16; Sepulveda, David. Game On For City-Wide Open Studios

OneRooph 10/9/16; Freeman, Christina. OneRooph Presents: Fermenting at Flux (Live and Active Cultures) : Interview with Caitlin Foley and Misha Rabinovich

WNHH Law, Life, And Culture 10/7/16; Kim, Betsy. City-Wide Open Studios

WSHU 10/7/16; Basler, Cassandra. Syrian Artist Opens Studio That Transports Visitors To Aleppo

New Haven Register 10/7/16; Amarante, Joe. From Westville to Armory to Erector Square, it’s City-Wide Open Studios

Yale News 10/7/16; Yale staff members showcase their artworks during City-Wide Open Studios

New Haven Register 10/6/16; Diaz, Jason. New Haven’s Noodles On9 and City-Wide Open Studios Friday

New Haven Independent 10/6/16; Gellman, Lucy. The Armory, en La Ronde

WNHH Artbeat 9/28/16; City-Wide Open Studios

WPKN Live Culture with Martha Wilette Lewis 9/24/16; Lewis, Martha. With a Paddle

WSHU Public Radio 9/21/16; Basler, Cassandra. New Haven Art Scene Goes Interactive with ‘GAME ON!’

Yale Daily News 9/21/16; Brighenti, Daniela.  House Salon Highlights Local Artists and Collectors

New Haven Independent 9/21/16; Slattery, Brian. City-Wide Open Studios Brings its A-“Game”


New Haven Independent 10/30/15; Sepulveda, David. Going Deep at CWOS

New Haven Independent 10/28/15; Powell, Alessandro. CWOS Gets Cosmic And Earthy

New Haven Independent 10/21/15; Gellman, Lucy. Artists “Transform” Spaces All Over Town

New Haven Independent 10/19/15; Sepulveda, David. Crews Steamroll Art on the Street

New Haven Independent 10/17/15; Gellman, Lucy. “No Pop” RisesFrom Daggett Street’s Ashes

New Haven Independent 10/15/15; Powell, Alessandro. CWOS Makes Armory a Dreamscape – With a Point

Yale Daily News 10/14/15; Iacob, Ivona. Works by Local Artists fill Goffe St Armory

Daily Nutmeg 10/13/15 Alternative Scenery

New Haven Independent 10/12/15; Slatterny, Brian. Home is Where the Art is

New Haven Independent 10/7/15; Gellman, Lucy. On9 Welcomes CWOS

Yale Daily News 10/7/15, Lopez, Natalina. “Fantasmagorie” opens

Yale Daily News 10/7/15; Hu, Jiahui and Ivanoa Iacob. City-Wide Open Studios back for another year

Yale Daily News 10/1/15; Gonzalez, Susan. Yale affiliates to show their artistic creations during City Wide Open Studios

New Haven Living 10/1/15; Lyon, Todd. Art Bargains at Erector Square during City-Wide Open Studios

The Arts Paper 10/15; Brensilver, David. “Dwelling” on Meaning

New Haven Register 9/30/15; Amarante, Joe. New Haven’s City-Wide Open Studios Kicks Off Friday

Hartford Courant 9/23/15; Dunne, Susan. Open Studios: Art at Every Turn through December

Artscope 9/1/15; Fritchey, Sarah. The Must See Festival Guide


New Haven Independent 10/28/14; Gellman, Lucy. Dryers & Goddesses Take Erector Square

New Haven Independent 10/24/14; Sepulveda, David. They Spoke Art

New Haven Independent 10/14/14; Gellman, Lucy. As An “Open Studio,” Armory Awes Again

New Haven Register 10/9/14; Amarante, Joe. City-Wide Opens Studios opens at Goffe Street Armory

Yale Daily News 10/8/14; Platoff, Emma. Artspace celebrates New Haven art

New Haven Independent, 10/6/14; Gellman, Lucy. Ribbon Cut, Cupcakes Crawled

WNPR News 10/2/14; Hardman, Ray. New Haven Gears Up for Four Weekends of Art Events in October

Yale Daily News 10/2/14; Gonzalez, Susan. Yale staff and students among the artists featured in City-wide Open Studios

New Haven Independent 10/2/14; Appel, Allen. Armory Inspires As Citywide Open Studios Debuts 17th Edition

The Arts Paper, 10/1/14 The Arts Council of Greater New Haven. Be Transported and Illuminated at City-Wide Open Studios 2014


For a full release on CWOS 2013: Reveille please click here.

Yale Daily News 10/4/13; Ortlieb, Pierre. Festival showcases local art

New Haven Register 10/5/13; Doherty, Donna. ‘Reveille’ – Artspace Calls Adventurous Types to Open Studios

New Haven Independent 10/7/13; Appel, Allen. City Wide Open Studios Opens with a Blast

New Haven Living 10/11/13; Arnott, Christopher. Celebrating Art

Town Green District 10/11/13 City Wide Open Studios!

The Arts Paper, 10/1/13 The Arts Council of Greater New Haven. Facilitating Conversation About Art


For a full press release on CWOS 2012 please click here.

For a press release on the Crystal Palace Experimental Film Festival please click here.

For a press release on the Play House: Beyond What Was please click here.

New Haven Register 8/18/12; Stannard, Ed. Artspace event to take place at the Register

Yale Daily News 9/14/12; Wang, Yanan. Avant-Garde, Crystallized

Yale Daily News 9/14/12; Orbison, Jake. Ars Mobilus

New Haven Register 9/30/12; Doherty, Donna. Break Out the Crystal, Open Studios Celebrates its’ 15-Year Love Affair with Artists

I Love New Haven Blog 10/1/12; Randall, Chris. City-Wide Open Studios 2012

WPKN 10/2/12; Richardson, Valerie. Radio Interview with Helen Kauder, Executive Director of Artspace, on CWOS

The Arts Paper 10/3/12; Brensilver, David A. CWOS Celebrates “Crystal Anniversary”

Yale News 10/4/12; Gonzalez, Susan. Yale Artists to Showcase Their Work in City-Wide Open Studios

Yale Daily News 10/5/12; Ben-David, Yuval. Open Studios Give Local Artists Visibility

New Haven Register 10/5/12; Staff. Ninth Square Will Be Aglow on Friday Night

New Haven Independent 10/8/12; Appel, Allen. CWOS Crawl Reveals “Potato Belief System

New Haven Register 10/11/12; Staff. Erector Square in New Haven Hosts City-Wide Open Studios Oct. 13 and 14

I Love New Haven Blog 10/12/12; Kerekes, Jeffrey. I Love New Haven: CWOS

Yale Daily News 10/12/12; Mittal, Devika. Grab Your Passport, Think a Little Harder

New Haven Register 10/19/12; Doherty, Donna. City-Wide Open Studios’ Alternative Space Weekend Turns New Haven Register Into an Art Space (video)

New Haven Register 10/20/12; Walmsley, Ebony. Open Studios’ 15th Anniversary Event Ending in Register on Sunday

New Haven Independent 10/22/12; Appel, Allan. Artists Invade Pressroom, Envision “New Things”

New Haven Register 10/24/12; Stannard, Ed. Artspace’s Register Weekend Was Wild, Wonderful, and Way Too Short

I Love New Haven Blog 10/25/12; Randall, Chris. City-Wide Open Studios

I Love New Haven Blog 11/2/12; Kerekes, Jeffrey. CWOS @ The NHR

Out of Order Magazine 12/6/12; Kovalcik, David. New Haven, A City of Uncanny Art


New Haven Register 10/12/11; Doherty, Donna. City-Wide Open Studios has lots of new things—a light show, a passport, and a high-tech toy

CT Art Scene 10/12/11; Hoffman, Hank. City-Wide Open Studios, sponsored by Artspace, begins this weekend

Yale Daily News 10/21/11; Linshi, Jack. Open Studios, Erector Square

Working at Yale October 2011; Artists Among Us


New Haven Independent 10/15/10; Sepulveda, David. Open Studios Meets Westville Renaissance

New Haven Register 9/19/10; Doherty, Donna. ‘Open’ Really Is: City-Wide Open Studios Returns to Three-Weekend Format

New Haven Independent 9/10/10; Bass, Paul. Urban Renewal Couldn’t Kill These Nails

New Haven Register 8/17/10; Birke, Judy.  Artspace’ Open Studios Exhibit Portens Good Things for Fall

CWOS 2010 Blog


New Haven Advocate 05/20/09; Kobasa, Stephen Vincent. On City-Wide Open Studios


New Haven Advocate 09/11/08; Kobasa, Stephen Vincent. A case against artists who sulk

New Haven Register 07/13/08; Doherty, Donna. City-Wide Open Studios scales back to one weekend


New Haven Advocate 11/01/07; Kobasa, Stephen Vincent. Open warfare

New Haven Independent 10/15/07; Cuckovich, Linda. City-Wide Open Studios Turns 10 in Style

New Haven Advocate 10/11/07; Arnott, Chris. Wishin’ and Open

New Haven Advocate 10/11/07; Theofilos, Tyler. Art Abounds

New Haven Advocate 10/11/07; Kobasa, Stephen Vincent. No sale

CT Art Scene 10/10/07; Hoffman, Hank. City-Wide Open Studios 10th anniversary, Friday night opening


New Haven Advocate 10/12/06; Kobasa, Stephen Vincent. Familiarity and contempt


New Haven Register 10/20/05; Garriga, Maria. New Haven’s annual open studio extravaganza brings out crowds

New Haven Independent 10/10/05; Bass, Paul. The Art of Real Estate Dreams

New Haven Register 10/9/05; Doherty, Donna. ARTS-travaganza

Yale Bulletin & Calendar 10/7/05; Gonzalez, Susan. Yale community members will share their unique artistic visions at City-Wide Open Studios

Yale Bulletin & Calendar 10/7/05;  Annual festival lets local artists showcase their works


New Haven Register 10/3/04; Luria, Aviva. Inside the artists’ studios.

Arts! October 2004; Bresnick, Hanni (misprint attributed story to Nicky McHugh). City-Wide Open Studios: Artists transplanted, sustained, and exposed.

Yale Bulletin and Calendar 10/1/04; Gonzalez, Susan. City-Wide Open Studios celebrates its seventh year.


Art New England October-November 2003; Fort, Robert. Rolodex at “open studios” was diabolical diversion.

Hartford Courant 10/2/03; Luna, Amy Ellis. New Haven hosts visual feast of art. Note: the Courant will ask you to register to view the article for a fee; registration is free.