The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston

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Since its inception in 1996, the vision of the Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston has been to create an organization dedicated to promoting the varied expressions of creativity in the realm of fine arts. One focus of this vision is to expose adults and children alike to the many diverse forms of art that exist in and around Thomaston, CT such as theater, music, dance, writing, painting, photography and many more.

It is recognized that the arts serve to assist a person in experiencing a greater satisfaction with life, either as a member of an audience or as a participant. The audience can listen to or observe and absorb what the artist has presented, while the participant can express his or her inner soul through the music, camera eye, dance, or canvas. No matter how one experiences the arts, experiencing them is paramount to one’s enjoyment of life, for life, in itself, is art.

Autumn Mist by Ann Walsh

Putting Things in Perspective An Art Show at the Crescent Gallery, 158 Main Street Thomaston; featuring a special exhibit of paintings by Ann Walsh. The exhibit runs September 5 – November 13.

Artist reception: Sunday, October 13, 2:00-4:00pm
The Crescent Gallery will be open one hour before the Opera House production of “In the Heights”: September 21, 27, 28, October 4, 5 from 7-8 pm. September 22, 29, October 6 from 1-2 pm.

You can also meet the artists, at the gallery, every Thursday from 10am-1pm and watch them work.

For more info visit online: or

Fund Raiser Slated

The Ten-2-One Artists have painted slate tiles for the Railroad Museum of New England (RMNE). These slate tiles were saved from the original 1881 roof of the Thomaston Railroad Station. Each artist has hand painted and signed their slate. These slates will be on display at the RMNE gift shop starting September 20th. All slates are to be sold for $20 and all proceeds go to the RMNE.

“We have had fun creating these, and making new friends at the Railroad Museum. It was great to see how each artist approach their slate design — each one is so unique. By purchasing one, you’ll get a piece of art and a piece of history” Pat Piscopo said.

For Train Station schedules and tickets visit or call (860) 283-7245.
For more info on the Ten-2-one Artists visit


Visit the new Ten-2-One Artists website to read about the artists and see the beautiful artwork that these people have created….just beautiful!


Photo of the Ten-2-One Artists
Ten-2-One Artists at the Crescent Gallery

Left to right – front row (seated): Pat Piscopo, Fredricka Schwanka, Carmina Ayazides, Ann Walsh, Claudia Pettinicchi

Middle row: Don Clark, Robert McEvoy, Cassandra Guidess, Deborah Apostolico, Ash Royer, Carol Kunschaft, Susan Coppola, Judi Kontout, Patty MacIver

Back row: Cindy Blanchard, David Jean, Molly Barnes, Bill Lutkus, Nancy Fischer, Bob Brophy, David Verdosci

Our Facebook links are:
Ten-2-One Artists

Crescent Gallery
New Website – artists bios and artwork displayed in a very well laid out format.

Ten-2-One Artists


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