News Release

January 23, 2009

Contact: Carolyn Pennington, 860-679-4864

Glastonbury Artist Exhibits at Health Center

What: “As Always Jean” by Jean Roberts

Where: Main and mezzanine lobbies, UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington

When: January 22 through March 25, daily 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

About the artist:
Jean Roberts of Glastonbury studied sculpture and painting at the University of Hartford and contemporary painting at Wesleyan University. Her works include collage, assemblage, and handmade paper.

She has exhibited in numerous solo and two-person shows in a variety of venues that include Artspace, Smallwalls, and Pumphouse galleries in Hartford; Tiglietto Gallery in Kent; Gallery on the Green in Canton; Key Gallery in New York, and Design Concepts Gallery in Orleans Mass.; as well as exhibits at Hartford’s Trinity College, the Hartford College for Women, the Museum of Art Science and Industry in Bridgeport, and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford.

Roberts has won awards for her artwork from the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Connecticut Women Artists, and the New Britain Museum of American Art. Her work is in many private collections throughout the country.

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