The 2011 ArtWalk, held May 6 & 7, 2011 from West Rock Ave. to Blake St was a tremendous success - thank you to all of our generous sponsors, dedicated volunteers, talented artists, performers and merchants, and fun-loving participants. Check out 2011 ArtWalk photos below!
THANK YOU TO OUR 2011 ARTWALK SPONSORS!
Webster Bank State of Connecticut DECD
In Honor of Their Commitment to Community: Music Haven
New Haven Register Southern CT State University The United Illuminating Company
Delaney's Restaurant & Tap Room City of New Haven Department of Parks, Recreation & Trees
Pellegrino & Pellegrino, LLC BOP Audio Design Monsters
Friday Night, May 6 - Kick-off Events throughout the Village from 5-10pm!
4:00-8:00pm - Community Art Project: The Exquisite ArtWalk Landscape at Kehler Liddell Gallery – Participate in this free community art project! Decorate a randomly-assigned 10x10" section of a 7-foot ArtWalk mural. Squares will be assembled on Saturday at 5pm and the mural unveiled at 6pm. It will remain on display for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 8 until 4pm. Click HERE for more info. Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Ave.
5:00-7:00pm – Wine Tasting at Westside Bar & Grille – Experiment with a selection of wines with food pairing from Westside’s menu. 833 Whalley Ave.
5:00-8:00pm - Coruscations and Cotelydons: Sculpture by Gar Waterman & Photographs by Marjorie Gillette Wolfe at Kehler Liddell Gallery – Featuring two visuals at play- coruscations, sudden flashes of light, and cotyledons, leaves of the embryo of a seed plant, engage in conversations about the discrete phenomena that shape our environment and inform our aesthetic experience. Pianist Fred Rossomando will be playing from 5-7pm for donations to Horns for Kids, the charitable arm of The Great Connecticut Jazz Festival. Click HERE for more info. Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Ave.
5:00-8:00pm - Wunderlee Arts Open House - Where else but Wunderlee Arts can you buy an abstract painting, book a guitar lesson or Punch & Judy Puppet Show, and browse Janet Brodie/Liz Gersten Rubberstamper's hand-stamped clothing, housewares, cards, doll puppets, and other special gifts for Mother's Day! 924 Whalley Ave.
5:30-7:30pm - Unkle Shoe Live Music on the Wintergreen Patio – The Wintergreen of Westville apartments kick-off 2011 ArtWalk with Westville’s own original rock and roll band, UNKLE SHOE, plus refreshments on the patio! Wintergreen of Westville, 400 Blake St. (at Stone St.)
6:00-8:00pm - Opening Reception of Mosaic: Works by ArLoW Artists - Organized by Chisato Bunin, Mosaic features works by ArLoW (Arts Lofts West) resident artists, all of whom live and work in Westville Village. Participating artists: Jason Beuning, Painting; George Corsillo, Graphic Design; John Keefer, Painting; Christopher Engstrom, Painting; Steven DiGiovanni, Painting; Sigrun Mueller, Painting; Susan McCaslin, Drawing; Thomas MacMillan, Photography. 838 Whalley Ave, Suite B (entrance on West Rock Ave.)
6:00-9:00pm - Artist Reception at DaSilva Gallery: Ann Oberkirch – Join artist Ann Oberkirch at DaSilva Gallery for an opening of her exhibit featuring works in oil, watercolor and pencil. DaSilva Gallery, 899 Whalley Ave.
6:00-9:00pm - Digital Shadows Jamboree – Artist Steve DiGiovanni curates this collection of short videos - self-aware in many vocabularies and possessing the rarity of art - by local and international film-makers to be projected in the vacant storefront and back rooms of 845 Whalley Ave. Including: Ryan N. Cyr, Suzan Shutan, Pawel Wojtasik, Chris Haag, Jacob Bricca, Jacek Malinowski, and Ted Lee. 845 Whalley Ave.
6:00-9:00 - Wine Tasting at Westville Wines - Sample a variety of fine wines with guest expert Elliot Brause. PLUS wine raffle to benefit the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance's ArtWalk Fund. 837 Whalley Ave.
6:00-10:00pm - Live Music & Open House at Consignment Corner – Singers Ira Kroopneck and Jimmy Donegan and saxophonist Allen Holloway perform Oldies, including Bobby Darrin, Frank Sinatra, and Neil Diamond hits and other songs of yesteryear. Consignment Corner, 16 Fountain St.
6:30pm - Le Lune Orange: A Fashion Couture Extravaganza – Pure Platinum: A Hair Studio and Rodrick Gilchrist Design House combine talents in presenting this night of art in motion. DJ and refreshments during and after the show. Click HERE for more info. Parking Lot at 845 Whalley Ave.
7:15pm - Karma Yoga-Pilates Fusion at Active Wellness LLC - Relax and unwind with a slow flow of yoga postures and mindful core movements. All fitness levels welcome. Perfect for beginners or those looking to relax. Reservation required, Click here or call 800-707-9580. Bring your yoga mat and water. Suggested donation $10-$20. Revive Wellness Center Studio, 869 Whalley Ave.
9:00-10:30pm- Lyric Hall Cabaret presents "The Look of Love: Songs for Spring” – Featuring: Andrew Rubenoff, Maggie Roberts Barkin, Nate Trier and Beth Patella. Special Guest: Tim Kane on trumpet. $10.00 donations suggested. Email email@example.com to reserve seats. Lyric Hall Theatre, 827 Whalley Ave.
Saturday, May 7 - Art, Music, Crafts, Food & More from 10am-5pm!
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGE
8:30-11am - St. Aedan-St. Brendan School Pancake Breakfast – Serving pancakes from Chips of Orange. School gym on Alden Ave. off Fountain St.
10-10:30am - Beecher Park Tree Identification Walk - Join members of Block Watch 303 for a stroll through the grounds of the historic Beecher estate, now known as Beecher Park, surrounding Mitchell Library. For more info e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison Street
11am-4pm - Chris Volpe Photography – Visit Chris Volpe Photography in the courtyard for a free portrait and print in our boutique studio. 203-389-1348. 904 Whalley Ave.
11am-4pm - Community Art Project: The Exquisite ArtWalk Landscape – Participate in Kehler Liddell Gallery’s free community art project! Decorate a randomly-assigned 10x10” square section of a 7-foot ArtWalk mural. Squares will be assembled on Saturday at 5pm and the mural unveiled at 6pm. It will remain on display for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 8 until 4pm. Click HERE for more info. 873 Whalley Ave.
11am-5pm - DaSilva Gallery Presents: Ann Oberkirch – Join artist at DaSilva Gallery presents this exhibit of artist Ann Oberkirch, featuring works in oil, watercolor and pencil. 899 Whalley Ave.
11am-5pm - Active Wellness Demonstration Classes – Free demonstration fitness classes include: Inspiration Boot Camp- fusing Pilates, Yoga, Kickboxing and Strength with Christina Yaworowski C.P.T & Drew Lewis C.P.T; Zumba - move to hypnotic beats with Marissa Kaempffe; Cardio Belly Dance- shimmy and shake with Naima Provo; The Law of Attraction, with Hypnotist Steve Stacks; Homeopathic First Aid, with Dr. Flo Mcphersonn - Learn how to treat bee stings, wounds, muscle pain and swelling naturally. For more info, visit ActiveWellnessHolisticFitness.com and ReviveWellnessCenter.com. Space is limited.Call 800-707-9580 to reserve your spot, reservations are highly suggested. Revive Wellness Center Studio, 869 Whalley Ave.
11am-5pm - Digital Shadows Jamboree – Artist Steve DiGiovanni curates this collection of short videos - self-aware in many vocabularies and possessing the rarity of art - by local and international film-makers to be projected in the vacant storefront and back rooms of 845 Whalley Ave. Including: Ryan N. Cyr, Suzan Shutan, Pawel Wojtasik, Chris Haag, Jacob Bricca, Jacek Malinowski, and Ted Lee. 845 Whalley Ave.
11am-5pm - Mosaic: Works by ArLoW Artists – Organized by Chisato Bunin, Mosaic features works by ArLoW (Arts Lofts West) resident artists, all of whom live and work in Westville Village. Participating artists: Jason Beuning, Painting; George Corsillo, Graphic Design; John Keefer, Painting; Christopher Engstrom, Painting; Steven DiGiovanni, Painting; Sigrun Mueller, Painting; Susan McCaslin, Drawing; Thomas MacMillan, Photography. 838 Whalley Ave, Suite B (entrance on West Rock Ave.)
11am-4pm - Open Studio: Gar Waterman at West Rock Studio - Renowned sculptor Gar Waterman opens his studio to the public. 425 West Rock Ave.
11am-5pm - Open Studio: Frank Bruckmann at Studio 418 – Renowned landscape painter Frank Bruckmann opens his studio to the public. 418 West Rock Ave.
11am-5pm - An Overview of Public Art in New Haven at Lyric Hall Theater Learn about the City of New Haven Dept. of Cultural Affairs' contributions to the Public Art Archive a new national initiative to document public art collections in US cities. Click HERE for more info. Lyric Hall Theater, 827 Whalley Ave.
12-5pm - Live Painting & Pottery with Creative Arts Workshop - Creative Arts Workshop (CAW) potter Al Bell will be spinning pots and CAW faculty painters Steven DiGiovanni, Lisa Hess-Hesselgrave, Julia Rogoff, and Chris Engstrom will be painting. 6 Fountain Street and other locations throughout the Village
12-5pm - Wunderlee Arts Open House - Where else but Wunderlee Arts can you buy an abstract painting, book a guitar lesson or Punch & Judy Puppet Show, and browse Janet Brodie/Liz Gersten Rubberstamper's hand-stamped clothing, housewares, cards, doll puppets, and other special gifts for Mother's Day? Nowhere else! 924 Whalley Ave
12-close - Authentic Pantry Launch / Meet & Greet - The premire launch of Authentic Beauty and Body's AUTHENTIC PANTRY, a full line of premium, handmade bath and body products. Hors d'ouevres and wine will be served in their newly-built outdoor lounge. 902 Whalley Ave
1-1:42pm - Exact Change: Elaine Peters & CoCo-Carribe Dance Troupe – Join artist Elaine Peters and her traditional Caribbean dance troupe CoCo-Carribe as they arrive at ArtWalk via the “B” bus at Central and Whalley Aves. This special performance through the Village and Edgewood Park is part of the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and CT Transit’s Exact Change program. The group will depart again on the 1:42pm bus at Fitch Street and Whalley Ave. enroute to the Green and Whalley Avenue. Click HERE for more details.
2-3pm - Tours of St. Aedan's Church – Tour this fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture (1934) featuring several statues, stained glass portrayals of biblical lessons and characters and mural portraiture. Open House starts at 12 noon. 117 Fountain St.
2-5pm - Wine Tasting at Westville at Wines - Sample a variety of fine wines with guest expert Elliot Brause. PLUS Wine Raffle to benefit the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance's ArtWalk Fund. 837 Whalley Ave
3pm - Organ Concert at St. Aedan's Church – Flutist Leila Victorino and Music Director Gregory Czerkawski will present a concert featuring music of J.S. Bach, Doppler, Poulenc and Guilmant. 117 Fountain St.
5-7pm Wine Tasting at Westside Bar & Grille - Come and enjoy a selection of wines with food pairings from Westside's menu, 883 Whalley Ave.
ALL-AGES ACTIVITIES IN EDGEWOOD PARK (11am-4pm)
PLAY-4-ALL - TryOutToys plays, teaches, interacts and entertains with juggling, hula hooping, poi swings, ribbon wands, diabolo/Chinese yoyos, flower sticks and an assortment of other cool, people-powered toys for children and adults.
CLIMBING WALL - The New Haven Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Trees and Friends of Edgewood Park will have a customized 30' tall climbing wall equipped with 4 stations!
ART & CRAFT ACTIVITIES - New Haven-based community and school groups and neighborhood artists present a variety of art, craft and other fun activities to engage children and adults including:
Abiyoyo Daycare – "Fuzzy Stickers" and Lacing Activity
Canaan Health/Shaklee - Recycling Flowers
Connecticut Chinese Culture Association – Demonstration & teaching of traditional Chinese qigong exercise Falun Dafa and origami lotus flowers (paper folding). For more info, visit falundafa.org.
Community Action Agency – Beading Activity
International Festival of Arts & Ideas - Instrument making
Marjie Rosenthal & Friends - Henna Art/Mehndi
Mirjam & Matty - Button Craft
NY Life - Child ID & The Game of Life Raffle
Two Coyotes Wilderness School
COMMUNITY TENTS & TABLES
Elm City Market - Learn about the new co-op food market opening soon in downtown New Haven
Gathering of the Vibes
New Haven Bioregional Group - Tunnel of Transition: Take a journey through the tent and learn about the Transition Initiative here in New Haven.
New Haven Free Public Library - Bookmobile!
Community Energy Inc.
LIVE MUSIC IN EDGEWOOD PARK
11:00 - Edgewood School Jazz Band - Edgewood Magnet School’s jazz-student All-Stars. led by the inimitable Mr. P.
12:15 - Liz McNicholl & The Crickstones – Back at ArtWalk by popular demand! A crisp blend of Americana, bluegrass, and country, combining singer Liz McNicholl's Irish flair with her bandmate's love of rock, swing, reggae, Celtic & the Grateful Dead.
1:15 - Elaine Peters & CoCo Caribe Dance Troupe
– See “Events & Activities throughout the Village” for more details on this special Exact Change performance.
1:45 - Music Haven
– In honor of their commitment to community, a special performance by the students and staff of Music Haven, a non-profit organization that, through the permanent residency of the Haven String Quartet, provides world-class performances and tuition-free music education in the urban communities of New Haven.
2:30 - Rick Reyes & The Cosmic Jibaros – Led by singer-songwriter Rick Reyes, The Cosmic Jibaros have a sound that’s both cross-cultural and highly danceable, an original mixture of traditional Latin rhythms, Rock and world music influences.
CENTRAL AVE. CRAFT CORRIDOR- MOTHER'S DAY SHOPPING AND MORE!
Meet, talk and shop with nearly 40 local and regional artists and artisans. Discover unique Mother's Day Gifts, including one-of-a-kind sculpture, painting and illustrations, handmade jewelry, pottery, textiles, photography, African crafts, sand art, paintings, antique prints, clothing, frames, Judaica, and more! Participants will include:
Arpaia Fine Jewelery - High quality handcrafted artisan sterling jewelery
Boutique Girl - Baby blankets, bibs, burpcloths, aprons and totebags
Kit Costello - Jewelery
The Crafty Puppet & Flashy Flamingo - Wallets and accessories
DaisyCat Jewelery - Sterling silver, lapidary, bead jewelery
Designs to Di For - Custom jewelery with semi-precious stone & swarovski crystal
Feruvius - Pen & ink fine drawings
Mary Lou Horan - Watercolors, city scenes, florals, animal patterns, and all occasion note cards
Infinity Art in Metal - Metal sculptures
John Lugo - Textile jewelery
Juliana's Creations - Jewelery, T-shirts
Shawn LaCosta - Oil Paintings
Marlee Chorney, Claudia Schatz, Katie & Shannon Foley - Hand-made jewelery
Muffys Room - Art (not just) for kids' rooms
Neck Romancers Jewelery - Semi-precious stone and pearl necklaces
New Haven Leon Sister Project - Fair trade coffee, Nicaraguan woven goods and art cards
Juliana Norman Flowers & Art - Flowers & paintings
Paula Patterson dba AB & P Pottery Originals - Pottery, felting and bookbinding
Phyllis Lurie Urso Jewelery Designs - Lampwork & class, semi-precious stone, silver and copper bracelets, necklaces and earrings
Raheem Nelson - iPad cartooning and illustration
Stubbs Art Studio - Limited edition gift greetings, wearable aryon clothing and note cards
WW Batik - Batik
Bill Bonos, Weichert Realtors - Learn about available homes for sale in the Westville neighborhood!
LIVE MUSIC AT CENTRAL & FOUNTAIN
1:00pm - Hoe - Hoe blends bluegrass/old time string band traditions with modern pop ideas, with harmony singing, hot instrumental picking and a dollop of the band's onstage wit.
2:30pm - GOZA - Goza, Spanish for "Joy," creates a tightly woven blend of song & dance rythms from the Americans, Puerto Rico and Spain-- Samba, Bossa Nova, Rhumba, Salsa, Merengue & Bolero.
4:00pm - George Baker - Born and raised in Lousiana, master guitarist George Baker performs his unique gumbo of R&B and jazz.
ART, MUSIC & FASHION AT BLAKE & WHALLEY
12:00-3:00pm - Vintage ArtWalk T-Shirt Fashion Activity - Re-fashion a vintage ArtWalk t-shirt into new clothing and accessories. Bring your own vintage ArtWalk or other T or buy one from us!
12:00-5:00pm- Karen Rossi’s “The Gabriels” Restoration Project – Visit with renowned CT-based sculptor Karen Rossi and learn about the new effort to restore whimsical metal sculpture and very first public art commission, "The Gabriels" which as graced Westville Village at the corner of Blake St. & Whalley Ave. since 1985.
12:00pm - The Amples - The New Haven based The Amples perform unique renditions and an eclectic variety of classic songs by popular artists from the 60's to the present.
1:30pm - Caravan of Thieves – Back again at ArtWalk by popular demand, Caravan of Thieves headlines our new stage at Blake & Whalley with songs from their upcoming album. Stretching the parameters of acoustic swing, they brings a unique brand of gypsy-flavored song-writing in a high intensity show.
4:00-4:30pm - WV: Spring Fashions '11 - As part of Fashion Weekend, Westville Village-based designers, clothiers, stylists and make-up artists team up to bring their newest spring trends and must-have items via a New York-style run way. Participants include: Authentic Beauty and Body Salon; Hair Power; Neville's Design Stuido; Odeon Botique; Pure Platinum; A Hair Studio; Rodrick Gilchrist Designs; Simonae Botique; and Soho Hair Group Day & Medi Spa.
CAFES, RESTAURANTS & FOOD VENDORS
Enjoy snacks, treats, sandwiches, coffee, and more at Westville Village's excellent selection of local cafes and restaurants throughout the day, plus additional local food vendors including:
Blake Street Pizza
Delaney's Restaurant & Tap Room
Elm City Kettle Corn - Located on Whalley & Central
House of Chao
Jack's Concession - With two locations: Central Ave. and West Rock Ave/Edgewood Park
Lena's Cafe & Confections
Manjares Fine Pastries
New West Cafe
Westside Bar & Grille
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