Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Inside The Studio Of Lisa Ludwig A Whimsical, Vibrant Artist And Designer At The Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, CT

Lisa Ludwig Brings An Exciting Collection Of Artwork To The Farmington Valleys Arts Center  

There is nothing like charging up the creative juices by having a new artist lease space next  door to your art studio. Several artists were eyeing Studio 8B on the second floor of The Farmington Valley Arts Center. But it is Avon, CT  artist Lisa Ludwig who is has just moved into this great studio which was the home to Bob Noreika for decades.

Studios become available at The Farmington Valley Arts Center in spurts and Lisa arrived just at the right time as Bob's old studio was now available clean and freshly painted.  The studio had great vibes and  was ready for new energy and ideas. Lisa brought exactly what every art center hopes for, enthusiasm, exciting work and a studio and collection of work which will attract lots of visitors.

Lisa Ludwig: Interior Redesign Industry Specialist

Lisa, a certified Interior Home Staging Specialist, graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Surface Pattern Design. She has spent many years in the home design industry and excels at creating attractive and affordable environments using found  objects,  antiques, collectibles and vibrant color combinations. Her design business goes under the name Double L Decor. She is also an accomplished painter and textile artist.

Mixing Vintage Furnishings And Storage With Contemporary Style In An Art Studio 

Lisa Ludwig's studio is a piece of artwork in of itself. She has successfully mixed vintage furnishings with contemporary styles to create a warm yet current setting for her whimsical and colorful paintings, collages and assemblages. Lisa enjoys painting abstracts especially florals as well as seascapes, landscapes and fantasy designs. When visiting her art studio you wil also find lots of still life props such as gorgeous fresh flower arrangements and colorful glass which accent her artwork.

Creative Ways To Store Art Supplies Decorate Your Art Studio Using Vintage Objects

Like many artists, Lisa, has come up with her own way to store paints, brushes ande art supplies.
An old wooden bar credenza  serves as a great storage unit  for supplies, books and magazines. Vintage industrial wooden drawers are used to keep paint tubes in. A glass high top patio table serves as her work table.  Ceiling to floor light weight decorative screens are used to establish different work centers creating room dividers.

An inviting sitting area in her front gallery space serves as a comfortable reception area for guests who visit her studio.

Visiting Lisa Ludwig's  Art Studio During Candle Opening Event, November 16th. 2012 

Be sure to visit Lisa's studio during the annual Candle Light 2012 opening event, Friday, November 16th from 6-9 pm at The Farmington Valley Arts Center. The Center will also be open the following day, Saturday, November 17th.  Lisa Ludwig is in studio 8b on the second floor of The Center which is home to two galleries, a gift shop, art classes and  twenty artist studios.

Candle Light Season 2012 At The Farmington Valley Arts Center

The Candle Light season is when the FVAC extends open house days inviting members of the community to visit artists in their studios, take part in special event and  workshops, shop for the holidays and visit the two galleries on site. To learn more about The Farmington Valley Arts Center  and a  calendar of events visit   http://www.artistsfvac.org/

For more information about Lisa Ludwig visit: http://www.artistsfvac.org/lisa-ludwig

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.com Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists

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