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Cupcake Paint Out March 23, 2014

In Art, Chester CT Events on March 19, 2014 at 8:48 pm

Cupcake still life’s will be painted Sunday, March 23 by the artists at Maple and Main Gallery with the subject matter supplied by the Chester Cupcakery.

pam_carlsonphoto_(57)Pam Carlson of Essex – Lone cupcake

The Cupcakery is hosting a tasting during the opening reception for the Spring Show at Maple and Main Saturday, March 29 which gave the gallery the idea to honor the sweet treat in art.

kim_wilcox_-_making_cupcakesKim Wilcox, owner of Chester Cupcakery making cupcakes.

Artists will be painting informally at the gallery Sunday but some cupcake paintings have already been done and are on display at the gallery. More will be exhibited at the opening.

photo_(57)Maple and Main artists Cindy Stevens and Linda DeStefanos of Rocky Hill
consulting on Cindy’s cupcake rendition.

The reception March 29 will be from 5 to 8 p.m. with all new art by 37 Connecticut artists. The cupcake tasting, along with a wine tasting by Chester Package Store, will be from 6 to 7 p.m.

Maple and Main Gallery is located at one Maple Street, Chester. Hours: Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. mapleandmaingallery.com; mapleandmaingallery@att.net; 860-526-6065. Follow us on Facebook.

stevens,_Red_Velvet_and_IrisesCindy Stevens of Clinton – Red velvet and Iris


were the subject matter Sunday when four Maple and Main artists set up a still life of three cupcakes – and a vase of iris. It was so much fun we’re going to do it again this coming Sunday, March 16 and Sunday, March 23.

We want to create enough cupcake paintings by Saturday March 29 for the opening party for our spring show when the Chester Cupcakery will provide a tasting along with Chester Package Store which will host a wine tasting.

centerella_-_cupcakes_for_claudiaMaple and Main artist michael centrella of Cheshire  – Cupcakes for Claudia

The opening, which will feature all new art by 37 artists, is from 5 to 8 p.m. and the special tastings are from 6 to 7 p.m.

 Stop by the gallery on the next two Sundays to visit with the cupcake painters. All our cupcake-themed paintings will be for sale at the opening – and maybe before.

van_nes_-_cupcake_with_iris_(2)Claudia Van Nes of Chester – Cupcake with Iris

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  1. thanks so much

    Claudia Van Nes | twosisterspaint.com; ClaudiaVanNesPaints.blogspot.com

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