Torrington: Five Points Gallery show opens Sept. 11

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POSTED: 09/10/14, 3:59 PM EDT | The Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Five Points Gallery, Torrington, will open a new show on Thursday, Sept. 11 which will run through Oct. 11. The opening reception will take place on Friday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. An artist panel discussion, moderated by Joseph Montebello, will be held at the gallery on Friday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend both events.

Intricate Networks, a show featuring the work of Harriet Goldman Caldwell, will be on view in the East Gallery. Caldwell was educated at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford. Her works have been featured in numerous one person and group exhibitions nationally including: Providence College; Rathbone Gallery; The Sage Colleges, Albany NY; Lincoln Theatre, New Haven, CT; The Discovery Museum and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has received many awards for her work, which includes a 2012 Fellowship from Connecticut Office of the Arts; a 1996 Painting Fellowship from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts; a grant from the Puffin Foundation; and a Millay Resident Fellowship. Caldwell’s work has been included in ‘Tu non uccidere”, (Thou Shall Not Kill) humanity and timeliness of evil, Damiani editore (published in Bologna, Italy). She is an adjunct professor at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford. In 2010 she received a Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Hartford.

The TDP Gallery at Five Points will showcase the work of Charlotte Evans. A British painter, Evans studied fine art at Byam Shaw at Central St. Martins, UAL in London. She now lives and works in Brooklyn. Evans has shown extensively in the UK and at international art fairs and more recently, in solo and group shows in New York. Her work is represented in public and private collections around the globe including that of the UBS bank and the Imperial College Healthcare Charity Art Collection in the UK. Recently, Evans was named as an artist to watch in 2014 y Rise Art in London and named in a rundown of the ‘Best of 2013’ by SaatchiArt. Charlotte is on the board of Wayfarers, gallery and studio program in Brooklyn, NY.

The West Gallery at FGP will feature the work of Susan Bogle Finnegan. Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Finnegan received her B.A. from Smith College and her MFA in Painting from Hartford Art School, University of Hartford where she was awarded the Regent’s Award. Finnegan’s work has been exhibited throughout New England, in Louisville, Kentucky and was included in an international exhibition in Mainz, Germany.

She has been represented by LaMotta Fine Art, Hartford CT, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville KY, and Barrett Fine Art, Fairfield CT. The most recent review of Finnegan’s work can be found in the 2008, February/March issue of Art New England. She was awarded a residency at the Vermont Studio Center and has been a visiting artist and professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky and Trinity College, Hartford.

Finnegan has been an Adjunct Professor at the Hartford Art School since 2001. Finnegan’s show at Five Points Gallery, Pine Tree Suite, will feature work from a series of twenty-two oil paintings by the same title that the artist painted as an homage to her nephew, Wallace Briggs Westfeldt. In 2008 Westfeldt died in a snowboarding accident in Aspen Colorado while being filmed by a Denver company.

Five Points Gallery is located at 33 Main Street, Torrington. Hours are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. The gallery is also open by appointment. For more information, visit fivepointsgallery.org.