Arts & Crafts
Ridgefielder featured in quilt show

Ridgefielder featured in quilt show

A collection of more than 35 quilts from author and designer Johanna “Jo” Wilson will be featured at “Quilts & Flowers” showcase, scheduled for Sept. 24-28 at Ridgefield Crossings Senior Living, 640 Danbury Rd., Ridgefield. Jo grew up in New England where she was a teacher and Connecticut high school librarian. In December 1979, she...

American Fabrics holding annual Open Studio event this weekend

The American Fabrics Building is holding its annual Open Studio event this weekend, November 10 and 11 from 10 to 5 each day. Over 30 artists representing all types of creative pursuits will open their loft studios to the public. There will be  demonstrations, raffles, food, drink and music. There is something for everyone: ceramics,...
One man’s passion renewed

One man’s passion renewed

John Bender, known to his friends, family and clients as JC, has three loves: his family, his physical therapy practice and his artwork. JC received a master of science in physical therapy from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield in 2000. His undergraduate degree was in art, since art and illustration were JC’s first passion. However,...