Chester Gallery announces it's Spring Exhibition taking place during the town wide First Friday Celebration with paintings, sculptures, etchings and baskets by select Connecticut Artists featuring Sosse Baker, Chuck Baird, Sheila Barbone, Serena Bates, Gilbert Boro, Ashby Carlisle, Catherine Christiano, Rosamund Christison, Mundy Hepburn, Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, Michael McLaughlin, Gray Park, Nancy Pinney, Frederick Schavoir, Fred Trinkaus, and Richard Ziemann.
Also featured will be a book signing by artist John Paul Lavertu. His project was ten years-in-the-making and is set in four acts, the wordless 'Knock! Knock!' follows the journey of two nameless characters. It is printed in an edition of 500, 32 pages + cover; with hand-coloring.
John attended the Art Students League of New York. It was during that time he started working for Sol LeWitt and continues to work for the LeWitt Collection in Chester and lives in Bristol. He's has had exhibits in New York, The Art Complex Museum in Duxbury MA, and has exhibited at the Chester Gallery Postcard Show. While his work includes sculptures, drawings and films; this is his first book.