The Clinton Art Association was established in 1949 by a small group of professional artists dedicated to growth of the arts along the Connecticut shoreline. The CAS has become a vibrant influence on the arts in Connecticut and its members represent towns across Connecticut and throughout New England. Member artists work in all fine-art media including painting and sculpture. Their collective talents bring styles ranging from traditional to abstract.
Monday, November 14, 2016
The work of artist Penelope “Penny” Chittenden will be on display at Water’s Edge Gallery
Early Childhood Scribbling Leads to a Career in Painting for One Clinton Artist
The work of artist Penelope "Penny" Chittenden will be on display at Waters Edge Gallery Dec 1, 2016 through Jan. 31, 2017. Penny
began her art career very early, scribbling on the wallpaper. Soon
she was enrolled in classes at the Wadsworth Atheneum where she fell in
love with Fine Art and the fun of creating. She won the Art Award at the
Chaffee School and went on to major in Art History at Goucher College.
After graduation she worked in the Education Department at the Wadsworth
has studied with Lou Bonamarte, BettyLou Schlemm, Judi Betts, Charles Movalli
and other internationally known painters. Her favorite subject is
light.She uses watercolors to express
the light in her land and seascapes, still lifes and florals."Celebrate the world; enjoy its
nuances", Penny often muses, when asked about her inspiration as an
has exhibited throughout Connecticut and led art groups to Holland, Belgium,
France, Greece and Spain. Penny feels honored to know and paint with many
great artists on the CT shoreline.
Waters Edge Gallery is accessible off the resort’s Main Lobby and is open daily
to the public. The exhibit continues through January 31, 2017.