OLD SAYBROOK –The Marshview Gallery features the artwork of young artists brought together by Old Saybrook Youth and Family Services (OSYFS) and Old Saybrook Healthy Communities Healthy Youth (OS HCHY). Working in a variety of media, these talented youth exhibit their work annually at the local Arts and Crafts Festival.
Since 2005, OSYFS and OS HCHY have provided this unique opportunity for Old Saybrook Youth, age 9 through college age. Over 150 young artists have participated, gaining the experience of exhibiting their artwork, and discussing art with patrons and other artists at the Annual Old Saybrook Arts and Crafts Festival.
The Marshview Gallery at the Estuary Council, 220 Main St. in Old Saybrook is open daily, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Estuary Council is pleased to have the Young Artists and their work featured for the month of August.
An Artist Reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be provided.