Artwork - Our Artists

Rosemary Celon-Gordon
Rosemary is a multi-media artist. Her works may include oils, watercolors, acrylics and painting on glass. A distinct style and technique all her own that she has been developing for many years.

Powders and pigments are added to this special glass paint which she then manipulates and layers giving the work its unique style.  Recent works include glass mosaics.

It is not uncommon to see her mosaic work incorporated into her painting on glass or resin jewelry designs ... [ more ]

Holly Hawthorn
Holly Hawthorn is a ceramic artist from Redding, CT. She studied Art in the United States as well as Italy and Greece. Her porcelain sculptures reflect her love of oceans and beaches.

The inspiration for her current work is the vast collection of shells, stones and beach rake items she has acquired over many years. 

This series uses the seashell as a timeless symbol, that for her evokes the playfulness of time spent at the beach ... [ more ]

Cathy Liontas

I paint daily, mostly plein aire, (on location) and stay with a particular theme or subject until I've captured the feeling or emotion I have about it.

It's important for me to look for the design, shadow pattern and light effects of a scene. Using a limited palette I build up the painting letting areas of the under surface show through.

I've painted in other mediums before, but I find oils allow me to experiment ... [ more ]

Rosalba Saenz Lugo
Rosalba was born in Bogota, Columbia. As a young girl, she was introduced to art and developed a passion for it. After marriage and raising 5 daughters, She directed her attention back to her art studies.

After relocating to Guatemala and Bolivia, her art studies never waned. In 2002 She graduated from the National Academy of Fine Arts in La Paz with a master's degree, then relocated to the United Sates and made Milford, CT her home.

Her exceptional understanding of two dimensional painting show in her works ... [ more ]

Brechin Morgan
Brechin and his wife Sandy are long time residents of Milford. A native of Connecticut, he spent many summers of his youth on a mile long beach near New London.

He watched the ships entering and leaving the harbor and realized all the harbors of the world were connected by the water that lapped that shore.  He longed to sail over the horizon to see them all.

His wandering started In 1963, at the age of sixteen, when he left high school to hang out and work in the bohemian-beat atmosphere of Greenwich Village ... [ more ]

Diane Podrat
Award winning artist Diane Podrat captures atmospheric effects in water color. Light, space, detail, architecture and nature appear in some form in her work.A graduate from R.I. School of Design, Podrat has painted professionally since 1969.

 A former art teacher in the Branford Publish Schools for 34 yrs., now retired, she devotes her professional life to teaching privately and painting full time.

Diane's work can be found in many private collections throughout the U.S. ... [ more ]

Kimberly Ryan
Kimberly Dana Ryan is an East Coast artist, working in both oil and acrylic. Her paintings are collected across the United States as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and France.

"I am inspired by color and its various combinations and arrangements. Thrilled by rich red or brilliant turquoise or the softest gray, I enjoy creating paintings that show how these colors appear in real life as well as in abstract form. I have always been awed by the power of art to speak"

Kimberly lives in southeastern Connecticut, where she paints in her studio ... [ more ]

Rick Senft
Rick was born in Johnstown, Pa. and moved to the East Coast in the early 1970’s. Rick graduated from the University of Bridgeport with a BA. in Fine Art. He then went on to study at the Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan, CT.

Rick’s work reflects his upbringing in PA. but is also now heavily inspired by our beautiful shoreline from Maine to Florida.

Rick works primarily in oils and acrylics on canvas as well as Masonite board using brushes as well as pallet knife Rick creates beautiful seascapes, landscapes and ... [ more ]

Diana Shore
Diana Shore is a watercolorist currently living in Milford CT.

Raised by artistic parents; she always inspired to see the various colors in the world around her.

A famous family phrase that her mother would often say was,

"Look at all the blues, the yellows, and the greens" when looking at nature. [ more ]

Ginnie Chase
Ginnie is an artist living in Stratford, Ct. working in oils.

As a child, reading books propelled me into magical worlds filled with fascinating people and creatures.

The process of creating stories of my own with oil paint delights me. [ more ]

Violet Davenport
Born and raised in CT. I currently live in Farmington, CT, with my loving husband, two sons, and adorable cat.

Besides creating art,I love to read, ballroom dance, garden, travel, and spend time with family and friends. [ more ]

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