New pop-up art gallery to open in Washington Street

As Norwalk residents walk alongside Washington Road this summer months, they will get a likelihood to see new art by a community artist. 

A new pop-up artwork show identified as “Shadowboxing: Mixed Media Artwork by Amy Schott” will be showcased from June 3 – 26 at 132A Washington St. in Norwalk. The exhibit is hosted and curated by Artwork Annex CT, a nearby business that hosts solo and smaller exhibits for nearby artists. 

Jane Jansen Seymour, the Internet marketing Director of the Art Annex CT, was impressed with Schott’s competencies to reinvent products witnessed in day-to-day life and make them into art pieces.  

“She’ll consider points like previous cigar boxes and reduce them up meticulously with a razor knife and set them with each other with wire and it results in being anything else when you are on the lookout at it,” reported Seymour. “It’s exciting to be performing with an artist to assist her with her eyesight of the exhibit. And it really is a fantastic space on Washington Street.”

The exhibition will element all over 50 items from regional artist Schott, who mixes antique things to type multidimensional shadow packing containers. 

“I began accumulating vintage identified resources to integrate into my operate about 15 many years back, it is just so interesting to be ready to show it all together in just one room,” reported Schott, who previously worked as an artwork director and graphic designer. 

Schott, who was born and raised in Fairfield County, is a member of the Rowayton Arts Center, Greenwich Arts Culture, New Canaan Culture for the Arts (Carriage Barn Arts Middle) and Ridgefield Guild of Artists. 

The show is component of this year’s “OnWashington Entrepeneur Contest” for which the homeowners of the place allow for a neighborhood business to open up a pop-up for 6 months. Artwork Annex CT was awarded the house on Washington Street to open a pop-up gallery, exactly where Schott’s work will be showcased for the initially a few months. 

“We’re always hunting for room for pop-up galleries, so we can retain heading highlighting the local artists in the place,” reported Seymour.

Beginning June 2, the gallery will be opened Tuesday by Sunday from 3 – 7p.m. or by appointment.

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