News Release

March 5, 2009

Contact: Carolyn Pennington, 860-679-4864
e-mail: cpennington@uchc.edu

Simsbury Photographer Looks for Unique Subjects

What: “Small Towns, Car Shows and Gardens on My Days Off” by April Aldighieri

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

When: March 26 through May 6, daily 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

About the artist:
April Aldighieri says she is attracted to bright, cheerful subjects and vivid colors and favors Americana, quaint towns and medieval villages as her subject matter. “I take pictures of the things that catch my eye and bring out the qualities that make a place unique,” she explains.

A Simsbury resident, Aldighieri has exhibited in Canton, West Hartford, Kent and West Cornwall. She has won several photographic awards from the Simsbury Land Trust and a graphic art award from Tunxis Community College, where she has studied photography and graphic arts for several years. She was the recipient of a photography scholarship from Integrity Graphics in Windsor, Connecticut.

Editor's Note: Download high quality image of artistís work at: http://auxiliary.uchc.edu/art/exhibit.html 

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