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3 Roads Diverge

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3 Roads Diverge

The Work of Diana Lyn Cote, Catherine Doocy, and Teri Oja

Opening Reception: March 14, 2015, 5-7PM

Members’ Preview: 4:30PM

(Artwork featured at left by Catherine Doocy)

The three artists featured in the Windsor Art Center’s upcoming exhibition, 3 Roads Diverge, take familiar images such as landscapes and use them to express the beautiful moments of life – from giving thanks, to exploring the craft of making art, to sharing a personal view of a sunset.

Teri Oja Image

Work by Teri Oja


Artist Diana Lyn Cote shares work from a series of 366 paintings inspired by asking everyday for one leap year, “What makes you grateful?” Painter Catherine Doocy invents landscapes from memory, using the elements of the landscape for explorations of composition, line, and color. Teri Oja combines her training in drawing and painting with her needlework to create “Thread Paintings”, capturing the visual impressions that a scene makes, without trying to reproduce it exactly.   Come see how these three artists create beautiful images of the world by following these three distinct paths.

Special Events

Diana Lyn Cote Image

Work by Diana Lyn Cote


Postcard Workshop with Diana Lyn Cote: Saturday, March 28, 10AM: Diana Lyn Cote will talk briefly about her 366 postcard at day series and guide students through making their own oil stick painted postcard to bring home and enjoy.  Fee: $30.00 plus materials. Register here!

Art Talk and Demonstration with Catherine Doocy: Saturday, April 11, 11AM: Catherine Doocy will begin her talk at the Windsor Art Center, continuing at the Windsor Art Center Studios (next door) with her demonstration.  Suggested donation: $5.00

This exhibition is made possible by the generosity of individuals from the Windsor community.

Windsor Art Center Studios Open Studios

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10AM-4PM

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10AM-4PM

Live Music Events

Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7PM -Joe Carter and Ali Ryerson -Jazz Duo

Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7PM -The Kenn Morr Band -Roots Group

Suggested donation: $15.00 at the door


Creative Night Out -Playful Painting with Alcohol Ink

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Creative Night Out -Playful Painting with Alcohol Ink

This two hour workshop meets one time on the following dates:

Friday, April 17, 2015 from 6:30-8:30PM

Friday, May 29, 2015 from 6:30-8:30PM

Gather with friends and other creative folk to learn a fun painting technique during a relaxing and enjoyable Creative Night Out with Lisel Crowley. While sipping libations and nibbling on goodies, you will be shown a freeform and easy technique for applying highly pigmented inks to special paper. The inks flow and mingle, creating spectacular effects. The inks can be manipulated with brushes, palette knives and even blown on with straws to create beautiful patterns. Brushes can be used also. From abstract to realistic, the paintings created will be vibrant and exciting to see.

Whether you are a “creatively challenged” individual or an experienced artist, you will find new ways to express yourself with this fantastic medium and technique.

Cost: $35.00 (includes materials for two 4×6 paintings, wine, and refreshments)

All classes are held at the Windsor Art Center Studios located at 35 Central St., Windsor, CT (formerly the Windsor Train Station).

Workshop is appropriate for adults 21 and over.

Classes and workshops are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment in full is required to register for classes and workshops. WAC class registration is only accepted through our online registration page via PayPal and accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.  Materials fees must be paid to the instructor in CASH at the start of the class or workshop.  To read our full registration and payment policy, click here.

Note -your receipt from PayPal is your confirmation of registration in the class (we will not be sending any additional confirmation).  However, should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call or email the Windsor Art Center at 860-688-2528 or


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Teacher:  Lis-el Crowley
A self-proclaimed Creativity Addict, Lis-el has traveled and taught a variety of classes throughout the United States. Her work has appeared in magazines and online exhibits and is shown in galleries and shops throughout New England. She is the founder of the Metal Clay Artisan Guild in Connecticut and produced the Metal Clay Mojo Conference in Chester, CT in September of 2013.



Windsor Art Center CLOSED Sunday, April 5

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Please note the Windsor Art Center will be CLOSED Sunday, April 5, for the Easter holiday.


Gallery Gift Shop

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Hours of Store Operation
Thursdays 6-8 PM
Saturdays 10 AM – 4 PM
Sundays 11 AM – 4 PM

Windsor Art Center operates a small gallery shop with works by local artists. It features jewelry, pottery, glass, small prints, cards, and more.