Burgeoning arts scene Veteran artist sees future in Torrington’s arts community

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Burgeoning arts scene Veteran artist sees future in Torrington’s 
arts community
By Alec Johnson Republican-American 
Photo: Ed Jaffe talks about his art at Five Points Gallery

Artist Ed Jaffe, most recently from Virginia, almost didn’t move here. He turned his back on the circa 1900 farmhouse along Highland Avenue four years ago, didn’t think twice about a city he found stagnant, stuck romanticizing its factory-town past, drifting toward a seemingly inevitable decline. “It looked like it was dying,” he said.

He’s changed his mind.

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