New Artwork by

In our on-going efforts to showcase local artists, we are happy to feature the art of:

Mary Susan Sabol

         

“On the Surface”

Monotypes from Ox-bowThe lagoon at Ox-bow, the Art Institute of Chicago’s summer home on Lake Michigan, was my muse for this body of work.  Visiting it has become a rite of summer. As soon as I arrive, the water pulls me to its edge to pay it homage.  For a long while I sit and watch the surface, and let the sound of its  lapping  hush me and course through me.In this series, I draw loose grid lines which are sometimes sharp or which sometimes fade into the watery surfaces…. which, in turn, are sometimes smooth as glass and sometimes rippled  or roiled. They are layer upon inky layer… of translucent color, or the neutrality of grays and the sun-dappled white of surrender.

As I created my own surfaces from the memory of the hushed lapping or  glassy silence, I thought how we so take Water for granted….and that we are all drowning in the absurdity that we pollute with impunity what is so essential to our survival.  Even though it storms and rails against us, it’s purity is at our mercy.  Below the alluring surface and under the grid, all is awry.

Artwork available for purchase.

Please join us for Mary's opening reception, meet Mary and enjoy some complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres.

Sunday March 23 from noon till 3.

CHRISTOPHER MARTINS THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR THE AREA HOMELESS AND WORKING POOR FAMILIES

Every Year on Thanksgiving Day, Christopher Martins Restaurant opens its doors for up to 500 working poor and homeless people. We serve a full 3 course sit-down turkey dinner as well as providing take home packages of canned food, toiletries, and clothing. Dinner is served on linen draped tables in our dining room and pub by uniformed waiters, just as it is served every other night of the year. This past Thanksgiving; with the help of our friends from the community, we served 470 meals, a substantial increase from the past several years. Thanks again to all of the volunteers who helped make a nice day for those in need. If you would like to attend our annual Thanksgiving dinner, know someone who should attend, or need to arrange for transportation, please call the restaurant at: 203-776-8835. As always,

The restaurant will be accepting all donations starting the Monday before Thanksgiving. Please bring any canned goods, toiletries, clean blankets and clothing to: Christopher Martins, 860 State Street New Haven CT.

27th Annual Christopher Martins 5K

Click here to see race results from 2011

Over the years, the  CHRISTOPHER MARTINS 5K race has donated over 50,000 toys to needy children in New Haven during the Christmas season.

Please join us spread some good will this December 9, 2012 at 10:15 AM.

Click Here to register for this year's race.


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