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Instructor Claudia Mathison Featured in Connecticut Magazine

Our fiber arts instructor, Claudia Mathison, is featured in the April issue of Connecticut Magazine with other sustainably minded Connecticut craft artists. We are proud to carry her work in THE SHOP at Guilford Art Center. While you celebrate Earth Month, honor the art of the handmade as well.  

Quilting Unraveled: Art in the Spotlight

“Quilting Unraveled: Art in the Spotlight” by Joey Macari, 068 Magazine, March 2024 At first glance, quilting might seem like your grandma’s favorite pastime. Old-school notions aside, the art of quilting isn’t just about keeping warm, and has since evolved into a fine art medium for self-expression. Every square and every stitch weaves together a […]

The Patchwork Project

According to [Guilford Art] Center, the project was held to “honor the role that textile and fiber art making has held in community building, storytelling, and preserving traditions throughout history.” The project also coincided with a current exhibition Flora and Fauna by the Studio Art Quilt Associates. (Read Full Story Here)

An Inspiring Journey in Pottery: Jess Reeve

Person of the Week, by Pam Johnson, January 31, 2024 Tracking an inspiring journey that began with her very first pottery class at Guilford Art Center (GAC) just eight years ago, Guilford native Jess Reeve is already a rising artist in the pottery world. In January, Jess began her year-long residency as the new GAC […]

An Inspiring Journey in Pottery: Jess Reeve

By Pam Johnson, Zip06 Tracking an inspiring journey that began with her very first pottery class at Guilford Art Center (GAC) just eight years ago, Guilford native Jess Reeve is already a rising artist in the pottery world. In January, Jess began her year-long residency as the new GAC Potter in Residence. After graduating from […]

Person of the Week: Maureen Belden

Excitedly Anticipating GAC Craft Expo 2023 in Guilford By Pam Johnson, Zip06, June 9, 2023 The excitement is building as Maureen Belden anticipates Guilford Art Center’s (GAC) Craft Expo 2023 on the Guilford Green Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16. As GAC executive director, Maureen has the distinct honor of overseeing one of the […]

Person of the Week: A Place to Be Their Creative Selves

By Pam Johnson, Zip06, May 16, 2023 When Danielle Bargh couldn’t find a creative club supporting local teen artists, she reached out to Guilford Art Center (GAC), which welcomed Danielle to found the club she envisioned. The Guilford High School (GHS) junior, lifelong art lover, and self-taught digital artist now leads GAC’s Teen Art Club. […]

Watching the Wheel

Instructor Debbie Staub, left, lends a helping hand with student Marian Gryzlo’s project during her ceramics class at the Guilford Art Center on Feb. 6. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell, The Courier)

The Guilford Craft Expo is back after a three year break

By Connor Lewis, WFSB, July 2022   The weather couldn’t be better for an outdoor art show. The Guilford Craft Expo runs from today through Sunday. It is 80 degrees and sunny. It doesn’t feel hot at all in the shade with the low humidity. There are over 170 artists featuring woodworking, jewelry, clay, fine […]

Thousands expected to turn out for Guilford Expo July 15-17

by Sarah Page Kyrcz, Shoreline Times, July 11, 2022 With temperatures anticipated to be in the high 80s, into the 90s this coming weekend, chocolatier Edward Heller of Chocolate Moonshine DC is planning to bring fudge to Craft Expo 2022. “Because of the weather the only thing I’ll be bringing with me is our fudge.” […]