Chamard Vineyards Welcomes Stony Creek Gallery to its Farm Winery Bistro

Chamard Vineyards Farm Winery Bistro partners with Artist Susan Strickland, owner of Stony Creek Gallery to add regional art to the "Chamard Experience". Water & Sky Art Show Featuring - Patricia Halstead * Charles Steinhacker * Susan Strickland July 1 – August 31 Art Opening Thursday, July 11, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm

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We've found a partner in Stony Creek Gallery to bring regional artists in rotating exhibits to the Winery & Bistro

Clinton, Ct (PRWEB) June 16, 2013

Chamard Vineyards addition of its Farm Winery Bistro last fall completes the Chamard Experience with the opportunity to pair Simple, Wholesome, Classic Food with the French inspired wines made on the farm. Sourcing ingredients locally is key to Chamard's mission of supporting Connecticut agriculture by celebrating local gastronomy. In the spirit of farming and a dedication to "waste not, want not", furniture and decor in the Farm Winery Bistro are crafted from repurposed wine barrels, reclaimed barnwood, fallen persimmons trees and grape trunks. The views of the vineyard are spectacular and the walls, painted in the grey tones of weathered shingles, have been calling for art. The first exhibit will run July 1 - August 31st.

Chamard Vineyards Farm Winery Bistro Open:

Tuesday thru Sunday 11am - 6pm
Friday & Saturday 11am - 9pm
Reservations for the Bistro are Recomended

Susan Strickland
Madison resident and Former Owner /Gallery Director at the Stony Creek Gallery, Stony Creek, CT, where she hosted art shows featuring local and nationally known artists, events, fundraisers for the community. Her artwork is encaustic photography and mixed media.

Patricia Halstead
Patricia Halstead studied art, design and music at Potsdam State University of New York. She has been a professional graphic designer and art director for almost 30 years and works with her husband John, who is a professional photographer. Together they own and run their business, Prestige/Barkley photographic design.

Patricia has always been fascinated by photography and it has been one of her passions for many years. She recently began experimenting with digitally manipulating some of her images and is excited to be featuring these in the show.

Charles Steinhacker
An internationally known photographer whose color images of the landscape, wildlife, architecture and abstraction have been featured in National Geographic, Life and many other major magazines. He has published four coffee-table books of his photographs, taught workshops throughout the country and is represented in museum and corporate collections.

Created the photography program at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Founded Nature Photography of America workshops in Jackson Hole, WY.
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Stony Creek Gallery
At Chamard Vineyards
http://www.stonycreekgallery.com
Contact: Susan Strickland, 860.287.3588 / email: susan(at)stonycreekgallery(dot)com

The September / October and November/December Art Show will feature several Stony Creek Gallery artists, including Laurence Young, Michael Carr, Rosalie Nadeau, Christine Chiocchio, Maureen Wilkinson, Harold Moore, Susan Strickland and more. Details to follow.