Sun. Nov. 11, 11am - 3:30 pm class with Mary Ann Glass.

Cell phone photo transformations with user-friendly phone apps.
Meet at a photographic location in Stamford, shoot for an hour or so, then go to the SAA Townhouse Gallery, 39 Franklin Street, to work on the images.
Cost is $125 per person and class size is limited. Preregistration is required Contact Us. Light refreshments will be served.

Some recommended phone apps (not all available for Androids):

• Snapseed
• Distressed FX
• Waterlogue
• Oilist
• TouchRetouch
• Vintage Scene

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    "An Affinity for Nature"

    Nov.17 - Dec. 16, 2018
    A retrospective of oil paintings, prints, encaustics and water colors by Fairfield County landscape and abstract painter Deborah Pierce Bonnell. Reception: Sat. Nov. 17, 4-7 pm


    Focusing on her delight in the natural world, her work is concerned with light, space and visual order, be it in traditional landscape format, or more abstracted views of nature’s forms. Her inspiration has always been the forms of nature. From an early age, her botanist father pointed out the beauty of plants, and particularly ferns and moss. She remains fixated on them to this day, with the addition of trees, as an enormous inspiration. Her work moves between realism and abstraction but it is always informed by those same natural forms. You can find the patterns of plants, leaves, grasses and trees in every piece of her work.

    A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, her career has encompassed graphic design, textile design, and teaching. Since 1995 she has focused on fine art, working in her home studio, with multiple residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, and printmaking at Ten Grand Press, in Brooklyn, NY. She also studied encaustics at R&F Pigments in Kingston, NY, painting under Yuan Zso, in Bennington, VT, collograph printmaking with Sarah Amos in Vermont, and woodblock printing with Catherine Kernan. She works from her studios in Norwalk, CT, and Sarasota, FL.

    Gallery Hours:Thur./Fri. 11am - 3pm, Sat./Sun., Noon - 3pm. CLOSED on Holidays.