Come Visit our Studios and Play! The Nest Arts Factory Events for Bridgeport Art Trail City Wide Open Studios 1720 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Bridgeport is an artists’ colony with hundreds of artists exhibiting throughout the city during the second weekend of November. It’s going to be a fun and busy weekend at The Nest and in my studio (#18)! We have activities scheduled on Saturday, November 9 and Sunday November 10. Bridgeport Art Trail Open Studios Saturday, November 9 from 10 am to 5 pm Sunday, November 10 from 10 am to 5 pm Visit the artists of the NEST…
Ignite the fire within when you wear these Lava Rock earrings, and allow your true expression to blaze!
Who needs holiday gems? Save these dates and come find one-of-a-kind gifts! OPEN STUDIOS Bridgeport Arts Trail weekend @ NEST Arts Factory 1720 Fairfield Avenue, Studio #18, Bridgeport Saturday, November 10, 10 am – 5 pm Sunday, November 11, 10 am – 5 pm HOLIDAY POP-UP MARKET @ Fairfield Museum 370 Beach Road, Fairfield Friday, November 16, 12 – 4 pm Saturday, November 17, 10 am – 4 pm I look forward to seeing you!
The journey of a young girl in life and a small Victorian porcelain doll in a poem is captured in this beautiful sculpture series.
“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach, waiting for a gift from the sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
MOTHER’S DAY @ NEST ARTS FACTORY Saturday, May 12, 2 – 5 pm What’s new at my studio? Come find out! Bring your daughter, your mother or just yourself to celebrate Mother’s Day with me and 30+ other artists at NEST Arts Factory this Saturday, May 12 from 2-5 pm. Come enjoy original art, delicious nibbles and wine! I look forward to seeing you.
Come spend the afternoon at the NEST!
Come spend the afternoon at the NEST – it’s the perfect place to hang out with Mom while enjoying art, poetry, and music, plus find her the perfect gift in one of three dozen studios and a gift shop! All events are free and open to the public.
There is a mystical sense to Kristin Merrill’s work, which comes from its connection to the earth and natural environment. “My passion is creating beautiful things out of natural materials,” she says. “ I am especially connected to the sea, in both a literal and a psychic sense. It gives my work meaning and a reason for being.” Kristin’s sculptures incorporate pieces of driftwood indigenous to the Connecticut shoreline. To them, she adorns pearls, hand-cast sterling elements, copper and symbolic found objects. “The driftwood,” Kristin explains, “was once a tree, vibrant with life and growing. It goes through a metamorphosis…