Westport’s Annual Fine Arts Festival

Every year around this time in Connecticut I attend Westport’s Annual Fine Arts Festival which is held along the Saugatuck River near the quaint downtown shopping area. I am always amazed by the various talents that the different artists feature. I wanted to introduce to you some of the pieces along with their creators that really spoke to me. I hope you enjoy!

Brian Murphy

This piece titled “Lights on The Arno, Florence” is simply charming; it possesses such a calming and tantalizing feel. When looking at it I want nothing more than to be walking along the streets of Florence. The way that the artist has used light within the painting adds to the overall majestic mood and depth.

Zu Sheng Yu

This realistic depiction of a bull is just stunning in the simplest form. I love the sense of humor and realism that draws your attention in wonder to stare at this piece, despite its simple composition; this painting is purely charming.

Dick Fischer

This painting done by Dick Fischer titled “Yellow Dories” captures the over looked beauty in nature and something as simple as a wooden boat. There is such a clear source of movement and light that has been captured, adding life into the painting. I would love to have this painting hung in any room to add just a touch of simplified and pure natural beauty.

Joseph Grieco

This painting done by Joseph Grieco titled “90th & 5th, Central Park” is a realistic depiction of a person simply reading. This piece evokes a certain and personal response dependant on the viewer, I love the mystery and self exploration that this piece carries along with its beautiful elegance and color story.

Joseph Grieco

Here is another piece done by Joseph Grieco; he has such a talent for creating environments and scenes that capture and captivate the viewer. At a glance I am automatically swept away in its beauty and majestic setting which gives off a vibe of innocence and a breathe of life. I would love to place this in any space to generate a whimsical and fairy tale setting.

Allan Tuttle

This piece serves as a statement; the three panels of multi layer resin all combine together create a story of the exploration and movement of color. To me the techniques used to apply the paint give off the allusion of ripples in water coming from one central point, infused with liquid color flowing through the current.

I hope that each of these pieces have been able to speak to you as they have me. I would love to hear any comments or questions you may have, contact me here.

The next time you are selecting or viewing art  I hope that you are able to look into the meaning and how the piece is trying to speak to you, and remember like always, It’s All In The Details…

Stay tuned for my upcomming sequel, on the Westport Art Show!

Sites Used:

Brian Murphy

Zu Sheng Yu

Dick Fischer

Joseph P. Grieco

Allan Tuttle


1 Comment

  1. To be a fine artist, Westport art shows are always a great art show to us, the residence recognizing art and support art! Artist will get encourage to create more new works to exhibit here each year…

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