FCAA ART SHOW PICKUP: Friday, January 27 at 12-2 pm.

Please do not take any work before then. Please be sure to get checked out in the Conference Room on the first floor by Noreen or Karin before you leave with your artwork. A lot of work is now upstairs as well.

If you cannot pick up your work at that time, please contact Alice

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NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, February 8 at 7-9 pm at Roger Ludlowe Middle School Library., 689 Unquowa Rd. in Fairfield. Please enter through door on the right side of the main entrance walkway. The public is welcome to attend, anyone may attend one meeting at no charge before deciding whether to become a member of FCAA. After that, the cost is $5 per meeting.

February’s Featured Speaker: Trace Burroughs

Enlightenment by Trace Burroughs

The featured presenter will be digital artist, Trace Burroughs, discussing his genesis as an artist from 1965 to the present. He will show examples of his work and the creative process he uses. He will also talk about his other careers as a national television game show winner, a Guinness Book records holder for marathon drum soloing and interview with David Frost, a voice-over performer on the Nickelodeon network,  a television writer, a screenplay writer, an author. a radio talk show host, a creator of the world’s largest T-shirt, and a singer and song writer.

Trace Burroughs grew up in Westport and now lives in Redding. He is divorced and has a 28 year old daughter. From the ages of 10 to 15, he sold over 300 abstract expressionist paintings. One was recently accepted into the Westport Municipal Permanent Art Collection which has work by local and international artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Calder, Motherwell, and others. His work has been shown in many Fairfield County galleries, including Westport Art Center, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Carriage Barn Arts Center, Rowayton Art Center, Kershner Gallery, The Loft, Westport Women’s Club and others, and iArt Basel in Miami. He recently curated an art show at the Carriage Barn.

Trace says, “The total scope of the work is in many genres including pop art, surreal, abstract expressionism…in digital and traditional medias. I like to create art that engages the mind and the eye. Thought provoking. Visually appealing and sometimes with a mystical nuance.”

Following the presentation there will be refreshments and a viewing of any artwork brought to the meeting by members, one per person.