Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Kettletown Woods Paintout August 3rd

Join POP painters at Kettletown Woods, home of the Lyons family, 1133 Kettletown Road, Southbury CT 06488.

A beautiful small farm location with a number of interesting outbuildings, cows, pond, rocks, chickens and across the street a vista with a silo, and a renovated cottage and barn. Parking is at the Lyons off to side of semicircle gravel drive. Bathroom available. Bring lunch, meet the Lyons, and with members of the Southbury Land Trust board at 1:00pm, then continue painting. This is our last paintout for new participants to be eligible to enter September show to benefit the land trust. Come and bring a friend!

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Garden Painters REJOICE!

Garden Painters

REGISTER to Paint CT's Loveliest Private Garden

Wes Rouse of Pine Meadow Gardens, invites a very limited number of POP artists to register and paint in his private garden Thursday and Friday, July18th, 19th, followed by Sunday, July 21st.   PLEASE CALL ELLIE BOYD TO SIGN UP (203) 264-2313 or shoot Ellie an email.  

Here is how the Garden Conservancy describes Wes' garden:
"features five acres of landscaping including a pond, pool, and specimen trees and shrubs. Herbaceous borders are featured throughout with a blue and white garden and a shade garden as part of the design. The gardens are divided into outdoor rooms for varying uses and many containers are featured year round for architectural interest." In other words, you could just say Wes Rouse is an artist in garden design!

On Sunday, starting at 3:00 p.m., the garden will be open to visitors holding tickets to the Southbury Land Trust fundraiser tour, and painters are invited to paint, show off their work and sell off the easel.  Registered painters do not need tickets, but are requested to donate 35% of any paintings sold  to help support the SLT campaign to rebuild the Phillips Barn.  The barn is being rebuilt to further the activities of the Southbury Land Trust.