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Kathy Jakobsen, a former Weston, CT, resident, is one of the premier folk artists in the United States. She describes her art as “food for the Spirit…I want to create an uplifting, WOW! feeling in the viewer.” Her work has extraordinary visual…

Alfred D. Willmott, age 83, a 50-year resident of Westport, died at home of complications from melanoma on Saturday, April 29, 2006. Born as the youngest of seven children on September 25, 1922, Mr. Willmott was the son of Harold Willmott and Minnie…

James Reed is an Artist, Master Printer, Professor, and collector/ curator whose Bridgeport printmaking studio, Milestone Graphics, is an important institution for contemporary artists in Connecticut. As an artist Reed’s own work is included in…

Friedrich Stowasser, better known by his pseudonym Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser, was an Austrian-born New Zealand artist and architect who also worked in the field of environmental protection.
Hundertwasser stood out as an…

Howard Munce, the well-known painter, illustrator, sculptor and writer, a figurehead of Westport’s creative community since the 1930’s, died in his home on Saturday, March 5. He was 100.
His death was confirmed by his daughter, Mary Brewster,…

Philip Trager is an American art photographer, known principally for his photographs of architecture and of modern dance. As of 2015, 11 monographs of his photography have been published by houses such as New York Graphic Society; Little, Brown;…

Jak Kovatch is a printmaker and painter. Early in his career, he worked in the Walt Disney Studios’ animation department, where he designed stage sets, and also worked as a freelance illustrator. He has spent more than 45 years teaching art design…

Beatrice C. Sawyer, wife of the late Warren L. Sawyer and long time resident of Westport, CT passed away at her home after suffering a short illness, on Wednesday July 18, 2018. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Beatrice was born in Milford,…

George W. Wolfe was an American cartoonist. His comic strips Pops (1962–1978) and Citizen George (early 1970s) were syndicated by the Al Smith Feature Service. Wolfe received the National Cartoonist Society Gag Cartoon Award for 1969, 1973, 1975,…

Dick Rauh came to botanical painting in retirement, after a career in Motion Picture Special Effects. In the 1980s he completed a certificate program in Botanical Art at the New York Botanical Garden and started illustration work for a number of…
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