← Programs

Mon, Jul 6, 2020

World-renowned photographer, filmmaker and longtime resident Stephen Wilkes discusses his most iconic work, including Ellis Island, Day to Night, documenting the covid crisis, and directing the documentary "Jay Myself."

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Artist, arts educator and activist Darcy Hicks works in a variety of mediums, from oil paint, to gold leaf, to mirrors, to animal skulls. We visit Darcy in her studio, where she gives us an up close look at how she uses gold and silver to capture the effects of light and reflection on the surfaces of her pieces.

Mon, Jun 8, 2020

Artist and jewelry designer Joanie Landau's passionate sense of color is evident in everything she creates--from traditional printmaking, to jewelry design to her latest endeavor, digital colligraphs. Learn how she transforms her own original photography into a series of powerful, multilayered, statement pieces.

Thu, Jun 4, 2020

Meet portrait artist Deborah Howland Murray in her studio, where she shares with us how she approaches each subject, and the process she goes through to make each one unique.

Tue, May 26, 2020

Elaine Clayton is a painter known for her murals and portraits. Join Elaine in her schoolhouse studio, where she talks about her work, and shows us how to harness our inner artist through stream drawing.

Mon, May 18, 2020

Amy Kaplan's background as a textile designer and colorist has influenced her artwork in many ways, most notably her Dreamweaves series, which she describes as a way to weave together our memories of a time, place and space, in her interview with Miggs.

Tue, May 12, 2020

Painter Sherri Wolfgang is best known for her statement-making, life size figurative works, which draw on the techniques of the Renaissance and the old masters. We visit Sherri in her studio, to get a closeup look at her current series, American Pathos, and watch a painting come to life.

Fri, May 8, 2020

Painter Susan Fehlinger's richly textured seascapes and cityscapes are created entirely by using a palette knife. Recorded in her studio and surrounded by her work, Susan discusses how she captures color and light, and gives a short demonstration of her technique.

Mon, Apr 27, 2020

Part-anthropologist, part scientist and part set-designer, photographer Emily Laux had been exploring how people experience their environments through her unique botanicals and landscape and she discusses her body of work on biodiversity and shows us what she is currently working on.

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Westport Library art committee member and artist Joan Miller is known for her intricate geometric paper collages; she is interview here by Miggs Burroughs.

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Art Committee member and photographer MaryEllen Hendricks discusses her love of early 20th century photographic techniques, and lets us follow along as she shoots a new image for her Thin Spaces Project. Interview by Miggs Burroughs.

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Assemblage artist Nina Bentley gives us a tour of her home and studio, while discussing everything from how she works, to her passion for collecting, to dealing with the quarantine. Interview by Miggs Burroughs.

Tue, Apr 7, 2020

Nancy Moore portrays women who are neither conventionally beautiful nor engaged in conventional activity. Join Nancy Moore in conversation with Miggs Burroughs.

Wed, May 29, 2019

Hear about this collection of works by 92 artists, which includes an explanatory narration by artists Howard Munce and Leonard Everett Fisher. The video highlights the richness of Westport's graphic art heritage while celebrating the newly reinstalled collection.

Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Artist Susan Fehlinger gives us a quick tour of her painting studio.

Fri, Sep 9, 2016

The art exhibit called TRANSFORMED uses the app Aurasma to show how artists transformed works of art. Mona Lisa is one example in the exhibit, a collaboration with Beechwood Arts & Innovation.

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

An interview with the iconic artist Howard Munce

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