Artists, Artisans and Fine Art Galleries in Chester Connecticut

nilsson studio

Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio & Gallery, LLC
Contemporary Impressionist landscape oil paintings & limited edition fine art prints of the Lower Connecticut River Valley, the artist's garden and Chester village and from his world travels.
Open weekends 12 - 6. Other times by chance or appointment. Visit anytime at nilssonstudio.com
1 Spring Street 860-526-2077

 

cbd

Caryn B. Davis Photography
Caryn B. Davis is a professional photographer with a studio in Chester. She creates beautiful, clean, crisp images of interiors, exteriors, home décor, gardens, boats and people for travel, corporate, portrait, event and construction site documentation.
http://www.carynbdavis.com
1 Spring Street 860-526-5936

Caryn Paradis
Interior design studio.
http://www.carynparadis.com
860-526-9735


deb munson

Quinn-Munson Studio
The workplace and gallery of Deborah Quinn-Munson, best known for her oil, watercolor and pastel paintings of water and shoreline scenes. Open by appointment.
quinnmunson.com
deb@quinnmunson.com

 

artisans

The Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative
Experience the unusual at our fine art and craft cooperative. Shop for beautiful handcrafts and meet the artists. Special exhibits, monthly receptions. Holiday sale. Wed - Sun 11 - 6
Open everyday July, Aug, Nov, Dec. http://www.ctriverartisans.org
4 Water Street 860-526-5575


Phyllis Bevington Artist
pab89@comcast.net
89-1 Wig Hill Rd.
Phyllis Bevington 860-526-9251


chester gallery

Chester Gallery
Featuring Connecticut artists, quality custom framing by Jack Baker and contemporary baskets by Sosse Baker, in a Victorian Parlor setting since 1982. Gallery openings coordinated with Chester Nights.
Tues - Sat 10 - 5 sossejack@aol.com
76 Main Street 860-526-9822


Elizabeth Gourlay Artist egourlay@snet.net
http://www.elizabethgourlay.com
17 Maple Street 860-526-2695



eo art lab

eo art lab
An art gallery featuring mostly abstract work that explores the curious realm between art and science. Both established and emerging artists from across the nation are featured. The ever-changing exhibitions present works of deep passion, keen intellect, and rare talent. Experience the energy and reward yourself or someone else with the everlasting joy of art.
eoartlab.com
69-2 Main Street, 860.526.4833



Jerry Weiss, Artist Studio
Artist's studio, open by appointment only.
jerrynweiss@hotmail.com
http://www.jerrynweiss.com
30 S. Wig Hill Rd. 860-526-9428

 

jill butler

Jill Butler... art & design
Jill's watercolor illustrations, collages and tabletop products are on display and available for purchase. The Studio Gallery, located above the Wheatmarket, is open to the public. Visitors welcome, groups by appointment.
jillbutler.com
4 Water Street 860-526-5155


Keith Lovell Art & Design
info@keithlovell.com
http://www.Keithlovell.com
59 Goose Hill Rd. 860-227-1528

 

c martin restoration

Thomas Dunk House Gallery
Another NoMaChe craftsman, Claude Martin, conserves, cleans and restores oil paintings with classic tools and 21st century technology.
claudemartin@sbcglobal.net
16 North Main Street 860-526-3973

 

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Spiritus Mundi Antiques
Quality country antiques, furniture and accessories, paintings, prints, vintage stringed instruments, blue decorated stoneware and other Americana items.
Weekends 10 - 5, and by chance or appointment.
Marta Daniels, Proprietor
122 Middlesex Avenue 860-526-3406

 

Petanque Plein Air Chester
Learn the basics and secrets of the popular French pastime, Pétanque, from French national Claude Martin. Private and group lessons. Arrange a Pétanque party for your next special occasion. By appointment.
16 North Main Street 860-526-9139

 


jewelry designed & made by mandy carroll-leiva
chester, ct 267.408.2124
www.leivajewelry.com

 

rj vickers

R. J. Vickers Herbery
We invite you to visit our gardens and browse among our extensive line of teas, herbs, topiaries, candles, bath and body products, home decor and gifts for all. An all season shop.
Wed - Sun 10 - 5
rjvickersherbery.com
26 Water Street 860-526-4061

 

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The Willow Tree
A fine collection of vintage clothing from the late 1800s through the 1970s, including hats, gloves, jewelry, furs, beaded purses and lingerie. Lovely antique lace, linens and doilies.
Wed - Sat afternoons
4 Water Street 860-526-4297


almalpa@mac.com

THE AL MALPA PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY
Award winning photojournalist and landscape photographer. Available for special events, weddings and environmental portraiture. Framed images, large and small, of intimate landscapes and everyday life always on hand. Constantly pursuing the art of observation. Open by chance or appointment.
http://www.almalpa.com almalpa@mac.com
4 Spring St. Tel: 860 558-5499



dana

Danemark Photography

A collection of fine art nature, landscape and travel photographs by Dana Warnquist. Please visit my online gallery at: http://DanemarkPhotography.com


hammered edge

The Hammered Edge Studio & Gallery
Hand-wrought jewelry by artist/owner Kathryne Wright. An exotic collection of new, vintage and antique jewelry, beads, buttons, textiles, world music & international artifacts. Custom design, jewelry repair & classes.
We miss you!
hammerededge.com

 

dina varano

Dina Varano
A spirited gallery featuring jewelry designed and handcrafted by owner Dina Varano, accompanied by a collection of innovative gifts designed by fellow artists. Visit and be inspired!
Tues - Sat 10 - 5:30 Sun 12 - 5
dinavarano.com
27 Main Street 860-526-8866


Elle Design Studio
http://elledesignstudio.blogspot.com/
1 Main Street 860-526-8470

scandinavian photography

Scandinavian Photography
Known throughout New England for his wedding photo-journalism, Erik K. Johnson creates sensitive on-location and studio portrait studies of children and families. Gallery hours by chance or appointment.
theartofseeing.com
info@theartofseeing.com
860-526-4809


josephs

Joseph's Photography, Inc.
A full-service portrait studio since 1982 specializing in on-location portraiture, serving New England and beyond.
Visit us at josephs.com
By appointment. 860-526-5019

lost

Lori Warner Studio /Gallery
Our gallery showcases a variety of unique media our artists use to express themselves while inspiring others' creative spirit. We exhibit a carefully selected collection of beautiful and thought-provoking pieces, which are meant to make a lasting impression. Our goal is to emphasize the process of art and to demonstrate the value of the time and effort devoted to each piece. Additionally, we frequently feature guest artists that are pioneering creativity in their chosen media by exhibiting their work and hosting artist talks and demos. We're located at 21 Main Street in Chester, Connecticut.
(860) 322-4265.
warnergallery@me.com
http://www.loriwarner.com


schafer photo

William L. Schaeffer Photographs
Vintage American and European photographs by major and minor artists bought and sold. Daguerreotypes and stereoviews. By chance or appointment.
41 Main Street 860-526-3870


ceramica

Ceramica
Renaissance-inspired Italian majolica ceramics, handpainted by artisans in Tuscany and Umbria - particularly Deruta. An extraordinary collection of tableware, gifts and decorative accessories for the home. Open daily.
ceramicadirect.com860-526-9978
36 Main Street 800-782-1238

 

west main studio

West Main Street Studio
Enjoy the working studio of artist and sculptor Helene M. Johnson. Portrait studies, figures, people in architectural settings, animals and flora. Specializing in sculptural relief. Commission work welcomed. Open by appointment or by chance. helenemjohnson@aol.com
1 West Main Street 860-767-0445



cg

C&G Unparalleled Apparel

A signature collection of clothing and
accessories for women and men. Easy,
comfortable, seasonal and timeless.
Come find what you didn’t even know
you were looking for!
Wed - Sun 12 - 5 cgchester.com
3 North Main, 1st floor 860-526-3284



cgprints

C&G Posters & Prints
A collection of posters representing
40 years of award-winning graphics by
Cummings & Good. Original fine art,
limited edition prints and the design
studio's annual "time capsule" calendar.
Wed - Sun 12 - 5 cgchester.com
3 North Main, 2nd floor 860-526-9597




cgphoto

C&G Photo Anew

Restoration and transformation of
old (and new) photographs. Scanning,
color and value adjusting, retouching,
sizing and archival printing.
Wed - Fri 12 - 5 cgchester.com
3 North Main, 2nd floor 860-526-9597



jody dole

Jody Dole Studio
Photography production and electronic imaging for product, advertising, editorial, museum and corporate design. Still life, lifestyle, location, marine, aviation and 19th century collodion wet plate specialty. Stock images, private workshops, fine art archival prints.
.jodydole.com 860-526-8602


Claudia Post Studio
Claudia Post Fine Art Paintings and Portraiture
Award winning Portrait painter and Master Pastellist.
Commisssions accepted in Oil or pastel. Portraits, Still life, Plein Air, Genre and Figure paintings.
Home Studio by appointment. 860 526 2285 email:claudiapost1@hotmail.com
website: www.claudiapost.com or www.fineartstudioonline.com/claudiapost

 


cl pfeiffer

CL Pfeiffer Studio
Metals sculptor Connie Pfeiffer has worked from her Chester studio more than eight years.
Visit the artist in her new East Haddam Studio. Showcasing exceptional contemporary work by invited artist friends. We miss you!
clpfeifferstudio@aol.com



arline roberts stanton

Arline Roberts Stanton Interiors
Specializing in fine paper goods, children's gifts and vintage collectibles.
Wed - Sat 11 - 5 Sun 12 - 5
53 Main Street 860-526-5925



maple

Maple and Main Gallery of Fine Art.
At Maple and Main you will find investment quality art by local, regional and nationally known artists. Our artists bring to you a diverse mix of mediums and styles ranging from traditional realism to mixed media to cutting edge contemporary works. You will experience the finest art Connecticut has to offer whether you're looking for portraits, traditional landscapes, plein air, seascapes, marine art, still life, or modern and abstract pieces. Housed in a charming building built by Samuel Colt and Pardon Stevens in 1798 which uses four tall ship masts as support beams, Maple and Main, located right in the heart of Chester Village, brims with both New England charm and stunning art work.
One Maple Street

http://www.MapleandMainGallery.com



Barbara Holbink
Creation of baskets made of fabric. All shapes and sizes. Custom work also done.
barbragbaskets@aol.com
85 Water Street 860-526-5897


tcm

TCM Designs
Handcrafted needle felted animals and birds, stained glass mosaics, sterling and argentium silver designed jewelry, moss terrariums and wirework designs. Custom work always welcomed.
44 Straits Road
860.526.8809
tcmdesigns@comcast.net
http://www.TCMfeltDesigns.etsy.com
http://www.TCMjewelryDesigns.etsy.com




jbdesign@snet.net

James Baker_Artist
29 East Liberty Street
860-335-3008
jbdesign@snet.net

Lark
Gift shop.
http://www.larkchester.com
4 Water Street 860-526-322-4047


colt house

Colt House Gallery & Antiques
Vollers Design Gallery 31.47
Featuring box constructions, wall
reliefs, and digital imagery archival
prints by Chester artist Bill Vollers.
Also a collection of antique toys, folk
art, primitives and other collectables.
By appointment or chance.
vollersdesign@me.com
http://www.vollersdesign.com
45 Main St 860-322-4259



The Red Pepper Gallery
Contemporary Clothing
- Accessories - Accents for the Home
http://www.redpepperessexct.com
14 Main Street 860-526-4750

 



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