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Gallery 195 Presents Sharon Butler and Geoffrey Detrani

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Gallery 195 Presents Sharon Butler and Geoffrey Detrani

Time: September 13, 2011 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: Gallery 195
Event Type: art, exhibit
Organized By: Communications Desk, ACGNH
Latest Activity: Sep 13, 2011

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The Arts Council of Greater New Haven presents an exhibition of works by Connecticut artists Sharon Butler and Geoffrey Detrani at Gallery 195 at First Niagara Bank, 195 Church St., 4th floor, New Haven. The exhibition will be on display during bank hours from September 14 through December 9, 2011. An artists’ reception is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, from 5 to 7pm. The public is invited to attend.

 

The exhibit will feature paintings by Sharon Butler and Geoffrey Detrani.  The artists vividly render their works from Detrani’s energetic, linear “imaginative landscapes” to Butler’s juxtaposition of brilliant color against stark backgrounds.

Sharon Butler is an artist and writer; she has received several grants and awards, including a Connecticut Artist fellowship, Vermont Studio Center residency grant, and Connecticut State University research grants. Sharon works as an art professor for Eastern Connecticut State University and also maintains the award-winning art blog Two Coats of Paint, as well as contributing to numerous other publications. Her work has been included in galleries and exhibitions around the world.

Geoffrey Detrani is an artist, writer, and poet from Hamden, CT. Geoffrey’s work has been featured in numerous collections and galleries and has been the featured artist for such publications as The New England Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Artscope Magazine. Geoffrey has received multiple grants and awards such as the 2006 Chashama Visual Arts Studio Award and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation residency grant. He is a contributing writer for the New Haven Advocate and a teacher in New Haven, CT

For more information about this exhibition and Gallery 195 at First Niagara Bank, call the Arts Council at (203) 772-2788. High-resolution images are available upon request.

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