The WWC Art Show Opening Reception took place on Saturday, April 28th. The show was curated by Miggs Burroughs. Jazz Vocalist Melissa Newman performed at the Reception.
Chair, Jo Fuchs Luscombe, noted this year's event honors the late artist Bobbie Friedman, first wife of Drew Friedman. This year's artists include Jen Greely, Bernie Perry, Nancy Moore, Roseann Spengler, Leonor Dao Turut, Kerry Heftman, Sam Abelow, Sue Benton, Jo Titsworth, Dale Najarian, Carlos Davilla, Holly Hawthorne, Noah Steinman, and Karen Ford. Art by Honoree Bobbie Friedman was available for viewing as well.
Thirty percent of sales benefited need-based scholarships for Staples seniors, including new Westport Woman's Club-administered scholarships, funded by The Drew Friedman Community Arts Center, Inc., benefiting Staples seniors who have financial need and an interest in pursuing studies in the visual arts.