Art Exhibits at the Library

Community Room Gallery –  Throughout the year, the Easton Arts Council hosts changing exhibits in the Community Room. For more information, contact the Easton Arts Council at 203-374-0705 or via info@eastonartscouncil.org. 

 

During the summer and early fall months, the space is open for independent art exhibits. Contact Lynn Zaffino at 203-261-0134 or via email at lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org.

 

Conference Room Gallery and Display Case – A wide range of exhibits are offered featuring local artists and crafts people.  The Curator for these spaces is Dolly Curtis. For further information on the exhibits in these spaces, contact Lynn Zaffino, Library Director, at (203) 261-0134.

The public is welcome to view the exhibits during Library hours. Please check our online event calendar to make sure there are no programs running in the Community Room and/or Conference Room at the time you wish to view them.

Dara & Leyli Ghavami, October 21 - November 29

Dara Ghavami

October 21 - November 29

Conference Room and Display Case

Artist Reception: Sunday, November 2, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Dara Ghavami was born in Shiraz, Iran and currently lives in Easton with his family. He has always had an interest in photography. While in boarding school, he founded the photography club, and helped raise funds to build a darkroom, as well as for their other activities. He studied both photography and architecture at the Pratt Institute, and holds a BA in Architecture from there. He continues taking photos as a hobby, and won the 2017 Easton Arts Council Juried Photography show. His winning piece hangs in the Town Hall.

Leyli Ghavami

October 21 - November 29

Conference Room and Display Case

Artist Reception: Sunday, November 2, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Leyli Ghavami has lived in Connecticut all her life, and is currently a

junior in high school. She has always had an interest in art, and has

dabbled in many of its different forms. However she is most drawn to

painting and illustration. She takes most of her inspiration from movementssuch as Impressionism, Fauvism, and Art Nouveau. Her preferred mediums are oil, watercolor, india ink, and gouache. She is the recipient of two Honorable Mentions from the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition, 2nd place in the “20 under 21” art show at the Pequot Library, and the Nancy White Memorial Award, given by the Easton Arts Council.

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