Current Exhibition: Elisa Khachian - EVERYONE UNDER THE SUN
Art/Place is a non-profit, artist-run gallery. It has been in existence for more than 35 years and features a new show by one or two members every month and several group shows a year. Receptions include free refreshments and a chance to meet the artists in the show.
The shows can be viewed every afternoon at 70 Sanford Street in Fairfield. The show runs from Sept 24 - Oct 20 and the artist will speak at 4 PM. See www.artplacegallery.org or call 646-258-6912. Please join us for the opening reception on October 6 from 3 - 5 PM, enjoy hors d’ouvres and complimentary soft drinks and wine.
Elisa Khachian is a watercolor artist living in Fairfield, CT for close to 60 years, where she raised her four children. She is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and a member of Silvermine Art Guild in New Canaan, CT and the Westport Arts Center. She was a founder and juror for the Kershner Gallery located in the Fairfield Public Library.
Elisa has been in numerous selected group and juried shows from Maine to Florida at universities, museums, galleries, and other venues. She has won many awards, appeared in multiple publications and her work has been featured in numerous books including SPLASH, North Light Publication. Her work was commissioned by C.R. Gibson mid way through her career for their Greeting Cards collection.
Elisa says, "I work from real life. I record, report, collect, arrange, rearrange, tell stories. As I become involved physically, emotionally, and intellectually with the subject, it becomes an extension and reflection of me. It is close to my heart."