Artists are All Smiles at Greenwich Arts Center: Art to the Ave is Coming

Francesca Pacchini of Serendipity Magazine with Greenwich Arts Council board member Leah Marmon, executive director of theGreenwich Arts Council Paul Master-Karnik and Amy Levin-Epstein from Serendipity Magazine.

Francesca Pacchini of Serendipity Magazine with Greenwich Arts Council board member Leah Marmon, executive director of theGreenwich Arts Council Paul Master-Karnik and Amy Levin-Epstein from Serendipity Magazine.

On Friday night eager artists and their friends and family poured into the Greenwich Arts Council event at the Bendheim Gallery to see what businesses might have selected their artwork to display during the 19th annual Art to the Avenue celebration.

Art to the Ave will run from May 5 – 30, 2016, with opening night  set for Thursday, May 5, from 5:30-8:00pm. The evening will launch a truly spectacular show and much anticipated community event with musicians and street performers fill the streets.

Most stores host receptions for the hundreds of visitors who attend to preview the work of over 120 artists. The art selected by the retailers remains in place through Memorial Day, so there is ample time for viewers to experience the “gallery” that downtown Greenwich becomes. All the art on display is for sale, and a 30% tax deduction for the purchaser benefits the Greenwich Arts Council.

See also: PHOTOS: Perfect Night for Art to the Ave Kick-Off 2015

Greenwich artist Andre Lanoux, March 4, 2016

Greenwich artist Andre Lanoux, March 4, 2016

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Regina Tracy-Semmes by her oil on canvas painting "Mistry Greenwich Harbor." March 4, 2016

Regina Tracy-Semmes, an ALP teacher at Old Greenwich School, by her oil on canvas painting “Mistry Greenwich Harbor.” March 4, 2016

Suzanne Gold, an art teacher at Old Greenwich School with her artwork selected for Art to the Ave. March 4, 2016

Suzanne Gold, an art teacher at Old Greenwich School with her artwork “Lily with Insect” selected for Art to the Ave. March 4, 2016

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Priya Tambe by her artwork “Urchin in the Sand,” fashioned from wax and rice paper on wood, March 4, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

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Anne Friday points to her work, which will be featured at Sarah Black Kitchen & Bath along with the works of five others, 19 West Putnam Ave suite 202, during Art to the Ave. March 4, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

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