Hey there, New Haveners! Just a short little post this week, celebrating one of the city’s summer rituals that — while contested for lots of reasons — always delights me as it brings out local talent and introduces me to new music, theater, and more. When I moved to New Haven in July 2013, the Festival […]
There was a penny-farthing you could test ride with guidance from the CT Wheelmen A bike converted into a chalk canvas And really cool old wooden wheels at the Wheelman tent An etching ready for printing The young artist signing the first print Some Fair Haveners spending time with friends at the festival
There is a new building going up in East Rock between Mechanic Street and State Street – next to The Pantry – called The Corsair. The Corsair hiredSilas Finchto create “Becalmed”, a centerpiece sculpture for their central courtyard. Silas conceptualized, designed and collaborated with Bodhi Design and Fabrication on this skeletonized boat sculpture from an antique […]
On this blog I’ve predominantly featured New Haven artists and their work communicated through the context of my studio visits and interviews. However, there’s more that New Haven artists are doing that surpasses the scope of just creating artwork. No Pop is one example of a couple of artists coming together to add to the landscape […]
Lately, I have been focused on creating posts about individual artists and musicians on ILNH. I hope these posts serve as celebrations of people in New Haven that are endlessly creative and forging their own paths. It has been fun getting to spend sometime with each person. I hope it’s been fun for you, the […]
As the second annual AFRICA SALON, Yale’s contemporary African arts festival, approaches, here’s a look back at the Windham Campbell Festival‘s first-ever Closing Party, co-hosted by AFRICA SALON at New Haven’s Harvest Wine Bar and Restaurant.
We usually hear from artists at exhibitions or workshops. Yet, hardly do we get to spend time with them in their workspace, or with their thoughts, tools, or unfinished work. Recently I got to do just that on a visit to Perry’s studio where I had the opportunity to go through his giant collection of […]