News Release

August 27, 2007

Contact: Carolyn Pennington, 860-679-4864

New Exhibit Features Two Connecticut Artists

Exhibit: “Movement and Light Series” paintings by Kelly James Carrington and “Revelations and Realities” paintings by John Lazarski

Where: Celeste LeWitt Gallery, UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington

When: September 6 through December 5

About the Artists:
Kelly James Carrington
of Middletown has received several distinguished awards and merit scholarships in the arts. He graduated with honors from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he studied sculpture, drawing and painting, with a focus on architecture and industrial design. Carrington recently earned his Master of Science in e-Media at Quinnipiac University in Hamden and currently teaches art and design at Gibbs College in Norwalk and Tunxis Community College in Farmington. He is the director of K-Design USA, a design consulting firm, and displays his works in public art galleries.

John Lazarski has exhibited at numerous juried shows and museums in the northeast, including the prestigious Salmagundi Art Club in New York City, a center for fine artists nationwide, and most recently at the Woodmere Museum in Philadelphia. Influenced by the Renaissance masters and the impressionists, Lazarski paints primarily in oils portraying people in scenes of everyday life. He has won numerous awards and his works are in many collections. He is a lifetime member of the Art Students League of New York, where he first studied. Lazarski lives in Bristol.

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