Evening Art Talks

Inspiration India: Collage, Chat, and Chai
With artist Karen Arp-Sandel
Wednesday, July 18
6-7:30PM

Inspiration comes in many forms, and for collage artist Karen Arp-Sandel, the patterned textiles, colorful street scenes and flower laden shrines of Rishikesh India provided great inspiration for her artist eyes. Join us for creative conversation, a visual presentation, and a tasty Chai while learning about how this artist’s travels influence her work.


Banksy: Completed
With Carol Diehl
Wednesday, August 8
6-7:30PM

After Banksy’s self-styled month-long New York “residency” in October 2013, where he produced a work of art in one of the five boroughs each day, Carol Diehl spent several months making a serious investigation into his work. Enjoy a though provoking evening discussing this illusive artist


Recent Work
With Artist Bill Wright
Thursday September 13
6-7:30PM

As he concludes his summer-long artist residency at the Red Lion Inn, photographer Bill Wright will share work created during this program (a partnership between IS183 Art School and the Red Lion Inn) as well as other ongoing projects. His images are based on conveying the human experience, through direct portraits as well as more ephemeral reflections.

Bill Wright is an artist and politically engaged resident of the Berkshires. He has run for local office, works with a socially responsible local business, and his work is regularly exhibited or commissioned.