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Experience the art of living.
The Art of Experience
6th Annual CT Senior Juried Art Show
September 28-29 at Pomperaug Woods
The Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show at Pomperaug Woods, Southbury’s only not-for-profit retirement community, invited the public to view the work of talented Connecticut artists – all of whom are 70+ years of age – at the sixth annual Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show on September 28 & 29. Themed “The Art of Experience,” the show featured art work all created after the artists’ 70th birthday.
Judges for this year’s CT Senior Juried Art Show included:
Zufar Bikbov is an award-winning painter and naturalist from Oakville, CT. Zufar graduated cum laude from Zelenodolsk Art School. He has received numerous Awards of Excellence at Member’s Shows, President Shows, and Spring Shows at the Kent Art Association, including 2008 Best in Show and Medal of Merit, and the 2007 Anthony E. Wallace Memorial Award. He is an Elected Artist of the Kent Art Association, a member of the Lyme Art Association and the Professional Union of Artists of Russia.
Laurie Klein is an award-winning fine art, commercial wedding, portrait photographer and educator from Brookfield, CT. She is the author of Hand Coloring Black and White Photography, a contributing writer for PPA magazine, Female Photographers Magazine, Rangefinder and Photocraft Source Book. Her work has been published in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, House Beautiful, Ladies Home Journal, Brides Magazine, Modern Bride, Ridgefield Magazine and others. Laurie has appeared on the Sally Jessy Raphael Show, Discovery and Lifetime Television.
Juan Andreu is an award-winning sculptor and painter from Bristol, CT. Juan is known for his large-scale public works of art, which are placed in churches, public displays and private collections. He has shown his work extensively since 1974 in Spain and in the United States, receiving numerous awards. His works range in size from small tabletop pieces to large bronze and wood sculptures. Juan specializes in classic sculpture in ceramic, wood, bronze and stone mediums. He also paints both small and large scale works in oil, watercolor and pastel.
For more information about the Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show at Pomperaug Woods, or to join us for an upcoming event, please call (203) 267-2825 or e-mail us.
Pomperaug Woods Retirement Community Kicks off 25th Anniversary
SOUTHBURY, Connecticut – Pomperaug Woods, Southbury’s only not-for-profit community recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a cocktail party for residents and guests. During that event, Pomperaug Woods was recognized and was presented with an official citation by the State of Connecticut. State Representative Arthur O’Neill was on hand to present the citation to Executive Director Kevin Moshier and Board President Bill Neil. Pomperaug Woods has been the confident choice for seniors over the past 25 years and looks forward to continuing to serve the Southbury community. For additional information please call (203) 262-6555 or email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joining seniors around the country for an amazing celebration.
On May 29th, Pomperaug Woods hosted one of an estimated 1,000 events around the country marking the 20th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day®. As an official host site, our community sponsored a balance and fall prevention event called “Grace on the Floor®.”
“We had an amazing turnout, with more than 25 residents and guests participating in the event,” said Emily Guay, Pomperaug Woods Wellness Coordinator.
The participants at Pomperaug Woods joined an estimated 100,000 seniors across the country taking part in activities on National Senior Health & Fitness Day—the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for older adults. The national event is coordinated by the Mature Market Resource Center.
For more information about health and wellness activities at Pomperaug Woods, please call (203) 267-2825 or e-mail us.
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