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Connecticut River Artisans

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55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
8605818133 http://ctriverartisans.org/

October 2018

Artisan of the Month Teresa Fanska

October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Teresa is our Artisan of the Month for October. Teresa is the creator of the adorable "Teresa's Little Girls' Dresses". These dresses are reversible, 100% cotton and can be worn year 'round. Of course, like every thing else at the Ct River Artisans, they are hand made. If you have a girl in your life, between the ages of 6 months and 4 years, you will find these dresses irresistible. If you don't have a little girl, no problem, come…

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November 2018

December Happenings at Connecticut River Artisans

November 24, 2018 - December 6, 2018
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Connecticut River Artisans is happy to announce the following Holiday Happenings at our newly decorated store at 55 Main Street, Essex, CT. Join us for Small Business Saturday, November 24th. We will be open late and have a Bow-Making Demo for “Trees in the Rigging” Sunday, November 25th. Attend our Holiday Reception on Sunday, December 2nd – beginning at 1:00 pm. Have some goodies; enjoy a glass of wine and peruse our treasures. Participate in a “Make and Take” and…

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May 2019

Artist of the Month Series with Sally Rothenhaus

May 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Connecticut River Artisans is happy to begin our 2019 "Artist of the Month" series with Sally Rothenhaus, a photographer and maker whose specialty is "Art for Outdoor Living". A long-time professional photographer, Sally now uses heat and pressure to transfer images onto metal. This is then used to cover her beautiful and very durable birdhouses. She recently brought the outdoors in, using similar materials to make unique clocks with the feel of a kaleidoscope. Like all of Sally's work, they are whimsical and…

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June 2019

Connecticut River Artisans Artist of the Month of June

June 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Pat Rist is Connecticut River Artisans Artist of the Month for June Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative welcomes the month of June and the start of Summer. Our Artist of the Month for June is our remarkable potter, Pat Rist. The question is, “how did Pat go from teaching chemistry at Drew University to a life of creativity with clay. Blame her husband! His new job required a move to Connecticut. It wasn’t long until “Clay Bodies Pottery was born. Pat…

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July 2019

Bead Embroidery

July 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$30

Instructor: Barb Richard Date & Time: Saturday, July 13, 10:00 am -1:00 pm Class Fee: $30.00 Kit: $5 Minimum of 3 for a class, maximum 6. If not filled we will book a new date or give you a refund.

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Painting on Tiles, Glass & Pottery

July 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$30

Instructor: Gay Petruzzi Ritter Date & Time: Saturday July 20, 1:00 - 4:00 Fee: $30.00 (Includes some materials, see below) Minimum of 5 for a class. If not filled we will book a new date or give you a refund.

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August 2019

Connecticut River Artisans Artist of the Month

August 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Tracey S. Koff is Connecticut River Artisans Artist of the Month for August 2019 Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative’s Artisan of the Month for August is Tracey Stephan Koff. Tracey has been involved in the creative arts since childhood. She comes from a musical and artistic family. Tracey helped run the family candy and craft business while raising her children and completing her Master’s degree in education. Tracey served for over 20 years as a Connecticut teacher, principal and adjunct professor.…

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October 2019

Artist of the Month – Sandy Sicignano

October 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative is truly proud to name Sandy Sicignano our Artist of the Month for October. Sandy is our “Jack-of-all-Trades” and master of them all. She’s a gifted woman who puts her heart into her art and crafts. Sandy learned to sew as a child and, like a lot of us dabbled in other media. She truly blossomed after she retired from a career in Nuclear Medicine. Sandy has only been painting for a few short years, yet…

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November 2019

Holiday Reception

November 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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The artists of the Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative would like to invite one and all to our Holiday Reception. Celebrate with us before the “Holiday Frenzy” takes hold. Join us on Sunday, November 17th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at 55 Main Street, Essex. Meet our artists and crafters. Join us for a libation and all manner of nibbles (we are known for our great food)! See our beautiful shop, made even more beautiful for the holidays. Be sure to…

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January 2020

Open Call to Connecticut Artists

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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The Connecticut River Artisans Co-op is hosting an OPEN HOUSE for artists! f you are a Connecticut artist and looking for a new venue to showcase your work, we could be it! We are located in Essex, Ct a well-known tourist attraction and shopper’s destination. We have been established since 1980 and believe we are the oldest Co-op in the state. Stop in, enjoy the refreshments, chat with one of our artists and find out what we are all about.…

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Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email message@experienceessex.com

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