Contact Us
Darien Daily Voice serves Darien, CT

Menu

Darien Daily Voice serves Darien, CT

Nearby Towns

neighbors

Atria Darien Hosts Reception For Artist Gigi Barrett

"Blinken in House" by Gigi Barrett
"Blinken in House" by Gigi Barrett Photo Credit: Contributed
"Denali & Shenandoah" by Gigi Barrett
"Denali & Shenandoah" by Gigi Barrett Photo Credit: Contributed
"Rowayton at Sunset" by Gigi Barrett
"Rowayton at Sunset" by Gigi Barrett Photo Credit: Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. – An art reception in honor of artist Gigi Barrett will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, at Atria Darien.

Although primarily a portrait artist, her latest collection expanded her focus to include the beauty of nature. Born and bred in Bushwick, Brooklyn, she is moved by the bleakness of New York City of the 70s with its haunting black, white and grays. Many works are in charcoal, stressing the lines, flaws, light and shadows while her bright acrylic and oil work has definitive characteristics one might see in a sketch.

Her work has been shown in galleries in New York and throughout Connecticut. She has participated in several national juried art shows receiving awards for her charcoals. Most of her work is privately commissioned.

Many of her works are donated to local non-profit organizations focusing on animal care, rescues and education. Her love of nature has become her recent obsession, and charity of choice. Half of all proceeds from this reception will be donated to the Darien Nature Center.

View www.GigiBarrett.com for other works, progress on "Nature and Me – Land, Air and Sea" pieces, or contact Gigi@GigiBarrett.com.

Atria Darien is located at 50 Ledge Road.

Welcome to

Darien Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.