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Student & Faculty Artwork Showcased at Local Art Show
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Holy Cross High School students and faculty members Kevin Daly and Rosanne Shea are showcasing their own work at Arts@Clark on Wednesday, March 11th from 5:30-7:00pm at the Clark Memorial Library on 538 Amity Road in Bethany, Connecticut.

A variety of work by art students in 9th through 12th grades will be showcased. "Our alumni have gone on to prestigious art schools and universities," said Mrs. Shea. "They have become media designers, architects, entrepreneurs in the fashion industry and professional artists in a wide range of fields."

Kevin Daly is an artist and educator from Cheshire, CT. He received an MFA in Combined Media from Hunter College and a BFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute. He has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally. He is the founder of the artist collective MANIAC (Multi-media, Artist, Network, Idea exchange, And Collaboration) which has been the subject of exhibitions in Hartford, CT, Sacramento, CA, Stockton, CA, Hamburg, Germany, and Groningen, the Netherlands. Kevin is a founder and artistic director of Ball and Socket Arts, a non-profit established to develop an art center on the site of an 1850's factory in Cheshire.

Rosanne Shea has been an art educator since the late 1980s, teaching children as young as 5 up to adults age 70 to see with an artist's eyes and to hone their art-making skills. Her own work in this exhibit represents two series of works. In one, there is an exploration of a familiar technique, scratch art used in a more expansive way to capture surreal montages of imagery. In the other series, "The Archaeology of the Attic", Ms Shea explores the deeply rooted connections between generations of family as embodied by precious relics and sacred objects saved and passed on from generation to generation. She has taught at Naugatuck Valley Community College since 1991 and at Holy Cross since 1996. Her body of works includes a wide variety of mediums and subjects, predominantly realism and surrealism in oils, graphite and scratch board.

Mrs. Shea and Mr. Daly teach several art courses at Holy Cross including Introduction to Studio Art, Drawing and Design, Painting, Sculpture, Advanced Drawing, ECE Drawing, AP Studio Art and individualized Independent Study

For more information, please contact info: Rosanne Shea rshea@holycrosshs-ct.com or Kevin Daly at kdaly@holycrosshs-ct.com