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PRING STREET STUDIO
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PRESENTS


STUDIO NEWS AND
SPECIAL EVENTS IN THE GALLERY
2018

 

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SPECIAL SUNDAY CONCERT
March 4th, 4 - 6 pm

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Simon Van Gend on U.S. Tour from South Africa


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THE NEXT FIRST FRIDAY

March 2nd, 2018, 5 - 8 pm
Listen to the sweet sounds of Arrowhead while viewing my latest paintings.

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Hammonassett - January Thaw

gouache 7 x 11 inches 2018 ©

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NEW PAINTINGS MADE IN MEXICO!

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Isla Mujeres - Behind the Wall

gouache 7 x 11 inches 2018 ©

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Please join me on
Saturday, February 24th from 3:00 - 4:30pm
for "BEHIND THE CANVAS"

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I will lead you on a journey through my work through examples of my paintings, photos of the stages of their development, videos of the process of setting up and working on them while spinning yarns and anecdotal tales of interesting encounters while painting on location from my boat on the Connecticut river, in my garden in the center of Chester and while traveling around the world searching for beauty.

The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport
The Museum of America and the Sea
47 Greenmanville Avenue Mystic, CT

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COME CELEBRATE HYGGE IN CHESTER!

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Chester Center - winter afternoon
oil 24 x 40 inches


Please join us on Hygge (Danish for cozy) Sundays from 1 - 3 pm and listen to Arrowhead perform while you browse the gallery picking out your favorite paintings!

February 11th
Grab your sweetheart and a bottle from the Chester Package Store and enjoy yourselves for a happy hour or two.

February 18th
Celebrate the Winter Carnivale Memorial!


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I just learned about SEA LEGS:

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Sea-Legs promises adventure and teaches young people key life skills. On-the-water and on-shore maritime activities provide real-life situations that help Sea-Legs cadets learn the importance of teamwork, gain self-esteem, and grow more independent.

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FINE ART PRINTS

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Chester Center - snowing

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JOIN US FOR LIVE MUSIC
on most
FIRST FRIDAYS


concerts
and listen to Arrowhead play some tunes while you browse the gallery picking out your favorite paintings!

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CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN

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Seasonal series of eclectic international singer songwriter artists from cool jazz to blue grass.

$20 suggested donation -
BYOB and picnic
- Bistro Style Seating
in the Outdoor Amphitheatre -
Inside the Gallery if inclement weather

(such as wintertime).

GATES OPEN HALF HOUR
before the show.
First come first seated.
Sorry, no pets allowed.


Shop at the Chester Package Store
across the street!

The 2018 Lineup:


SPECIAL SUNDAY CONCERT

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March 4th, 4 - 6 pm
Simon Van Gend on U.S. Tour from South Africa


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THURSDAY EVENINGS 7 - 9 PM

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May 31 - Last Fair Deal


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June 14 - Eric Fresia

with Arrowhead opening

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June 28 - Opius Bliss feat.
Michelle Walker


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July 26 - Ken Morr


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August 9th - Honey Hill


Go here for the 2017 line up

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RECENT PAINTINGS
of the Connecticut River and beyond:


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Here's what's hanging in the Gallery now.

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EVENT CALENDAR

June 9 CT Day
The gallery will be open all day with some special discounts offered.

June 12 - 16th
Plein Air Painting at
Mystic Seaport Museum -
Opening reception on June 16th - 6-7:30 pm.

Once again I will be painting on the grounds of the museum for the week.

July 28
Anchors Aweigh Opening Reception
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport

August 12
“Fresh Off the Easel”
Paint out and fundraiser wet paint auction for the
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
at the Ocean House, Watch Hill, RI

September 28
39th International Marine Art Exhibition
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport

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Fine Art Print

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Essex Harbour - Autumn Morning # 2961


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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY
C'MON
LIGHT MY FIRE!

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The Joy of Light Stick Match Box Covers.
This painting of Essex from Thatchbed Island
is now available on a match box.
Each box is chocked full of sturdy safety matches, ready to strike!
2.5 x 9 inches. $20.00 a box.

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NEW!
The Leif Nilsson
Spring Street Studio, Gallery & Gardens
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A Unique Gathering Place for Special Occasions

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Art Classes.
Any skill level welcome. Bring a sketch pad or your favorite medium and join us in learning how to look a little closer at the world through squinted eyes.
Email if you are interested.
teaching

Leif painting on location in Vernazza, Italy. photo by Caryn B Davis Photograhy


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VIDEOS
A Short Video of Painting on Seldens Creek



New Videos of the painting process:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml4jxUUte08


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LISA MIKULSKI ON LEIF NILSSON
Recent Article in Artscope Magazine
http://artscopemagazine.com/asdyn/index.wr?is=30&a=19

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ANNE NYBERG

posted a wonderful news story and video about our
Concerts in the Garden series on her website:
Ann Nyberg's Network Connecticut.
Check it out and come to a concert. Thanks Ann!
http://www.networkconnecticut.com/2012/06/26/a-beautiful-backyard-for-music/


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VIDEO INTERVIEW
with Leif from Comcast Public Access Show:
Finding Bliss
by Lauren Agnelli.
http://vimeo.com/19810207

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WESU RADIO INTERVIEW
Listen to the Radio interview with Caryn B. Davis and Leif Nilsson by Stephan Allison, the host of River Valley Rhythms, recorded live on Thursday March 3 at 4pm on WESU - 88.1 FM.
http://www.nilssonstudio.com/radio/index.html

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THE 2018
CHESTER EXHIBIT LINEUP

Winter Carnivale
Sunday, February 18

May Daze Night
Friday, May 4

Come Home to Chester Days
Friday, October 5

Holiday Night
Friday, Dec 6

Follow the First Fridays on Facebook


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LOCAL NEWS
For reliable In depth local news:

http://valleynewsnow.com/

http://www.zip06.com/

http://icrvradio.com/

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MORE MUSIC
http://podunkbluegrass.com

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