POUND RIDGE, Conn. -- An art show at Pound Ridge Library from Aug. 29 to Oct. 10 will showcase a local artist.
Sheila Mancini has been a resident of Westport for over 50 years with a passion for art through the discovery of new mediums, and the exploration of new artistic techniques.
Although, mostly self taught, she has studied with some very accomplished art teachers. She has learned through the years to free herself in order to experience new and creative forms of art.
Her art education began at Endicott Jr. College in Fashion Illustration, later classes at The Silvermine School of Art in figure and portrait painting, portrait classes with well know artist, Frank Covino, Bridgeport University, 2 years of courses in color & design; Drawing and painting classes with artists, Gus Moran & Eddie Nino .
The exhibits for her art will appear across the country at: Lansing, MI Civic center, Independence Hall FCAA, Fairfield, CT, Barn Hill Studio, Milford, CT, Wilton Library, Wilton, CT, Harborview Spring Art show, Saugatuck, CT, Westport Center for Senior Activities, Easton Library, Easton, CT, Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT, Art about Town, Westport, CT, and Frame Makers Gallery, Black Rock, CT.