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Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism Gallery
June 11 to August 20, 2010

An exhibit featuring the art work of 18 Connecticut visual artists with disabilities was opened  on June 11, 2010 at the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism Gallery located on the 2nd floor of One Constitution Plaza in Hartford. 
Entitled “CHANGE,” the juried exhibit was organized by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism (CCT) and Young Audiences Arts for Learning Connecticut, an affiliate of VSA, the international organization on arts and disability.
The exhibit showcases the creativity and talent of Connecticut artists with disabilities and was organized in response to the desire of Connecticut artists with disabilities to have an opportunity to showcase their work.  The exhibit will be fully accessible to artists and visitors, regardless of abilities.
The art works were selected from submissions received in response to a Call for Entries open to all Connecticut artists, ages 16 and up, with a disability.  Jurors for “CHANGE” included Stephanie Moore, Director of Visual Arts, national VSA, Washington, D.C., and Sal Scalora, former Director of Benton Museum at University of Connecticut in Storrs.
Exhibiting artists include:
Richard Anderson           Guilford
Christina Bevans             Milford
      Vito Bonanno                 New Haven
Todd Carboni                Trumbull
Kristen Dockendorff      Vernon
Christopher Fusco         Washington
James Graves                Trumbull
Heather Harlow             Colchester
Dylan Heslin                  Orange
Bonnie Kaehler              Trumbull
      Paul Kline                      West Hartford
Suella Kondo                 Milford
Bernard M. Lynch Jr.     New Haven
Ken Morgan                  Coventry
Kerri Quirk                    Willimantic
John Sembrakis              West Hartford
Michael Alan Snyder      West Hartford
John Taggart                  Glastonbury
About Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism Gallery
The Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism’s Gallery is dedicated to promoting cultural enrichment and visual understanding of the Commission and its constituent organizations.  The gallery features changing exhibitions that support the mission of CCT and directly relate to programs within the agency.  The CCT Gallery is located at One Constitution Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hartford, and is open to the public Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed state holidays and between exhibitions.  Please call in advance or visit http://www.cultureandtourism.org/ for exhibition information.
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