A dozen artists from the Fairfield County region have been selected for the 10th anniversary Mother’s Day Weekend Art Show and Sale, May 12 and 13, presented by the Friends of Hall-Brooke.
The show is in the Community Room of St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Behavioral Health Service, Westport Campus, 47 Long Lots Road, Westport.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary event, participating artists include seven returning Best of Show Winners: Karen Ford, Dalton Ghetti, Lynn Stephens Massey, Westonites Julie O’Connor, Laura Wilk and Ken Scaglia, and Katherine Ross.
Other selected artists from Fairfield County include Miggs Burroughs, Cabell Molina, Nancy Woodward, Deborah Weiss and Susan Malloy.
The show’s admission, refreshments and door prize chances are all free, as the event is presented as a gift to the regional community.
Show hours are Saturday, May 12, noon to 8, with the Meet the Artists Gala Reception, 6-8 p.m.; and Sunday, May 13, Bring Your Mom Day, noon to 4.
A Best of Show Award of $500 will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, during the Meet the Artists Gala Reception.
Whitney Wasserman is chairing the event. Ken Scaglia, Julie O’Connor and Karen Ford are show curators. Helen Klisser During is the art show juror.
The Friends of Hall-Brooke, St. Vincent’s Foundation, Jerry’s Artarama, Castle Wine & Spirits and the Betty R. and Ralph Sheffer Foundation are sponsors.
Forty percent of the show sales supports the Friends of Hall-Brooke, a volunteer group with a mission to destigmatize mental illness through community outreach and education, and to enhance the excellent clinical care provided by St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services. Information on Friends membership is available at the Mother’s Day Art Show.