Windsor Artists, Then and Now


September 9, 2006-March 31, 2007

North Gallery

Windsorís flowing rivers, pastoral landscapes, bustling neighborhoods, private homes, and personal possessions have always sparked artistic creativity.  The Windsor Historical Societyís new exhibition, Windsor Artists, Then and Now, brings together work from four centuries of Windsor artists.  Opening September 9, 2006, the exhibition combines artwork from the Societyís historic collections with contributions from over twenty contemporary artists.  Compare historic and modern works to learn how artistic techniques changed over time.  Uncover clues to Windsorís history hidden in the artwork. Explore the artistsí solitary labors within their shared community.  


Windsor Artists: Then and Now features fine and decorative art, including a clock from 18th century clockmaker Moses Wing, prints from 19th century painters Albert Fitch Bellows and Osbert Loomis, paintings from 19th century artists Fanny Loomis Bissell and Ruell Compton Tuttle, and images from early 20th century photographer W. S. Leek.  The show also exhibits works by contemporary painters Daniel Mack, Jan Dagenhart, Betty Rice, Cathy Doocy and Barbara Van Winkelen, sculptor Lon Pelton, photographers Wayne Dombkowski and Leonard Hellerman, woodworker Jack Alberti and many others.  Donít miss this rare opportunity to experience Windsorís artistic heritage!

Contemporary Artists exhibiting work in Windsor Artists: Then and Now

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Jack Alberti

Lis-el Crowley

Jan Dagenhart

Patricia Day

Wayne Dombkowski

Cathy Doocy

Linda Fellows

Ina Forman

Chris Gooding

Lotti Greer

Len Hellerman

Ann Hodgdon-Cyr

Daniel Mack

Holly Pelton

Jane Pelton

Lon Pelton

Betty Rice

Maureen Sullivan

Susan Tait Porcaro

Jon Tarbox

Barbara Van Winkelen

Barbara West Jarvis

Nightwing Whitehead



Windsor Artists Organizations:

  Windsor Palette and Brush Women Artists Collective Friendship Quilters



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