Paier College of Art, Hamden, CT
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Arthur Vitello III'02


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Sandra Wakeen Romance, Love & Art, Feb 7-March 7, 62 South Rd Somer, Ct

   Feb 7th  March 7th
Romantic Images of women’s mystique, beauty and their strength. A nostalgic art experience of Sandra’s Romantic paintings for the young at heart, and a delight for a younger generation that will inspire beauty and imagination.

Sandra spent over a decade of her young art career designing and perfecting a style of painting that was inspired by the Pre-Raphaelites and Art Nouveau movements. The intricate design of her paintings, finely laced in 22k gold leaf, were reproduced world-wide for collectors plates, puzzles, fine art prints and chocolate boxes covers.  This stunning collection will be exhibited at the Wakeen Gallery, Feb. 7th - March 7th Opening Reception Feb. 14th 2015, 4-8pm.

   Please join us for an evening of Wine, Roses and Art!   
  62 South Rd Somers, CT  
  860 763 - 4565  




Andy to Photography BFA at Paier Photography Exhibit at Greene Gallery in Guiford Sept. 6–Oct 8, 2012
Andy to Photography BFA at Paier Photography Exhibit at Greene Gallery in Guiford Sept. 6–Oct 8, 2012

Bob Noreika, is a prominent painter and illustrator whose paintings hang in both corporate and private collections throughout th United States, Europe and Japan. Noreika's passion for art is matched by a natural talent to paint a wide variety of subjects, highlighted by expressive coastal scenes, intimate woodland pictorials and seasonal treks through the countryside. He was featured in Artist's Magazine, April 1998, for his technical expertise.

Bob is a member of the Connecticut Watercolor Society and the Salmagundi Club in New York City where his work consistently captures the eye of nationally known jurors. Just last year, Noreika was recognizes in several prestigious shows. He received a first award in the New England Watercolor Society's regional show at the Attleboro Museum; as well as awards at the Salmagundi Show in NYC and from the New Haven Paint and Clay Club. Bob recently was awarded Best in Show at the Kent Presidential Show and again at the Kent Fall Show, the Award for Oil/Acrylic. He also won first place in watercolor at the Glastonbury fall show.

Bob has illustrated magazine editorials and seven books; the latest, Marsh Morning is now availablein book stores. Bob Noreika is represented in numerous galleries and he teaches and lectures throughout New England.


Andy to Photography BFA at Paier Photography Exhibit at Greene Gallery in Guiford Sept. 6–Oct 8, 2012#
PAier College Portrait Artist Alumni showing at John Slade Ely HouseSly

John Slade Ely House

Brush & Palette Club Portrait & Figure

June 3rd – July 15th

Sunday, June 3rd, 2 – 5 pm

Featuring Paier Alumni; Diane Chandler, Elena Gerard and
Mary Lou La Femina



Walter Wick:

Games, Gizmos and Toys

in the Attic until April 22

Bruce Museum in


Walter Wick | Walter Wick Studios

Walter Wick is seen here building the elaborate tableau that is the background of his photo "Puss in Boots." It is part of the exhibit "Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic" at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. (Walter Wick, Walter Wick Studios / January 31, 2012)

The Hartford Courant


Chris Ferguson
Artist Reception

Cafe George by Paula

300 George Street, New Haven, CT

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Chris Ferguson'08 BFA paier College of Art Hamden Ct
Stephen Coughlin publishs digital Comic Book Sanctuary Stephen Coughlin publishs digital Comic Book Sanctuary  

Stephen Coughlin'97:

SLG Publishing announces

"Sanctuary", by Stephen Couglin

in print and as a free download.




interior design billing




Nancy-jo Funaro Photography

exhibit at

"Art in the Library"

September 2 to September 30, 2011

Opening Reception

September 8, 2011 from 5 pm to 7 pm

Case Memorial Library

176 Tyler City Road • Orange, CT 06477

(site under construction)



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