The intent of my work is to create abstract forms that evoke emotional states of mind that are both timeless and relevant to the present. My paintings, installations, and dances are generated by process and informed by the materials and physicality of each discipline, the spatial relationships, and the feelings and images that come to me as I work.
Annie Sailer is a dancer, choreographer, painter, and installation artist. She has directed NYC-based Annie Sailer Dance Company since 2001. In 2016 she opened ANNIE SAILER studio space at Erector Square in New Haven, CT where she teaches modern/contemporary dance classes, rehearses, and paints.
As a multidisciplinary artist, I work in a range of media and materials with printmaking my primary art form.
For years, I have been investigating and generating art using ancient and contemporary symbols . My work is informed by ordinary things from daily life and I use these simple "icons" to tap my subconscious mind + emotions.
Roxanne Faber Savage was born in Boston and currently lives and works in Connecticut and New York.
Roxanne – “Roxy” is an award winning multidisciplinary artist with printmaking as her primary medium. She creates inventive graphic prints, and mixed media works to tell her personal human stories.
I enjoy pursuing the fusion of beauty and function in everyday objects, inspired by the way that pottery in different cultural traditions reveals the character and values of the creators and the users of their artifacts. I am excited by the endless possibilities that clay has to offer, and look forward to continuing to explore different styles.
Niko Scharer discovered pottery 2 years ago, when she moved to New Haven from Toronto. She continues to take classes at Creative Arts Workshop and welcomes the opportunities that the Erector Square Studio provides for the further development of the craft.
I’ve been a self-employed furniture and product designer since 1999. This year, I will be displaying several pieces of “one of a kind” custom furniture along with a wide assortment of exotic wood cutting boards, candle holders and other assorted gift items just in time for early holiday shopping.
'...as a painter, my language is line and color and shape. they are my tools. they are my voice. made visible...' - Suzan Scott
'...the question is never: what am i looking at?...the question is: what do I see?’ - Suzan Scott
Suzan Scott is a painter from the northwest hills of Connecticut. Her work explores color, & light, & abstraction as found in nature. Scott is a member of the Washington Art Association & exhibits throughout the northeast. Venues include: John Slade Ely House, Slater Museum, New Britain Museum, UConn Storrs, & the Blue Mountain Gallery in Chelsea.
He is inspired by Norman Ackroyd, Turner Whistler's etchings, and others. He is drawn to dark and stormy clouds and traditional landscapes.
John David Scully has been exploring the black and white sketching of the landscapes, the skies and the horizon combining my drawing with distinct element and line with his fluid water color. He has been under the guidance and standards of his teacher and mentor Bob Harder from Creative Arts Workshop.
I make both functional ceramic work and sculpture. I prefer hand building to the wheel so as to create irregularities that add interesting effects. I like carving the surface of my pieces and I favor vibrant colors. My inspiration comes from nature and other cultures. I use mid-range stoneware and glazes and sometimes terracotta for sculpture.
Claudine Burns Smith is a ceramic artist. She has taught art at the college and high school level. She has had numerous group and solo exhibitions of ceramics, sculptures and works on paper in the United States, France, the former Soviet Union and China. She is currently represented in several galleries in Connecticut.
I work by hand, I build for function and longevity. My original influences are from the builders Old Wethersfield.
My work is a conscious antithesis of industrial woodworking. I preserve the connection between the object and the hand. I select wood not for its uniformity but for the complex and original history each tree expresses. I rely on the
Timothy Spratlin grew up in Old Wethersfield Connecticut. He learned furniture making from craftsmen who had preserved the artistry of classical joinery. Traditional tools and wood itself with its infinitely varied personalities have been his most instructive teachers.
I mostly work with color and texture in my paintings. They deal with transparent layers of color laid one on top of another creating an inner luster that has a jewel like quality to it. I combine this with texture and different materials creating a spatial composition that is intriguing to the eye.
Kevin was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1947. After a 4 year stint in the USAF, he attended Montserrat College of Visual Art in Beverly MA. Kevin started exhibiting in local galleries in 1978, and has been exhibiting ever since.
With over 20 years of experience in the book publishing and editorial illustration markets, Matt Stevens's approach combines unique and memorable concepts with sophisticated, humorous drawing. His work has been described as darkly whimsical, refined, and clever.
Matt Stevens is a freelance illustrator living in the New Haven area