P&Z Launches Student Contest for New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs

What does Easton mean to students in town? The Easton Planning and Zoning Commission is initiating an art project for children in town to design new ‘Welcome to Easton’ signs. Two groups (K-eighth grade and ninth-12th grade) will be drawing a design based on their own idea of what Continue reading “P&Z Launches Student Contest for New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs”

The Library’s Art Show Fundraiser Begins Jan. 25

The Easton Public Library will host an Art Show Fundraiser, beginning on Jan. 25 in the library community room. The exhibit will feature the works of Keri English-Giddes and her students.

English-Giddes is the founder/director of the Easton Arts Center and Owner of LaLaPicasso, Continue reading “The Library’s Art Show Fundraiser Begins Jan. 25”

Library Plans Winter Art Show Fundraiser

The Easton Public Library is gearing up for an Art Show Fundraiser in early 2021 to benefit the Children’s Expansion Fund. Library Director Lynn Zaffino was recently approached by Keri English-Giddes, Founder/Director of the Easton Arts Center and Owner of LaLaPicasso LLC. English-Giddes Continue reading “Library Plans Winter Art Show Fundraiser”

Keri English Giddes: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box

Easton Front Porch

In her vision of what makes for a healthy and thriving community, Keri English Giddes has brought arts and culture to the town of Easton via LaLa Picasso Art (The Easton Arts Center) and Music School. When I visited Keri at the Easton Arts Center several years Continue reading “Keri English Giddes: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box”

LaLa Picasso – How it Began and Evolved

LaLa Picasso began as an art studio based in Easton, Conn. and founded in 2010. In December 2012, with the help of former Gary Simone, former Easton Park and Recreation Department director, and Tom Hermann, former first selectman, LaLa Picasso partnered with Easton Park and Rec and Continue reading “LaLa Picasso – How it Began and Evolved”

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