Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Photographer Carin Roaldset’s Work on View at Essex Library Through November

Congratulations to CVCC member Carin Roaldset. Her photography and paintings will be on display at Essex Library through the month of November. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Nov, 11, from noon - 2 PM. The reception and exhibit are free and open to all.…/photographer-carin-roaldset-to-…/

"ESSEX — Carin Roaldset grew up on a farm in Sweden and spent years in Germany and Norway before settling in Connecticut.  Her images have been featured on note cards, magazines and in Chamber of Commerce booklets and ad pieces.  She is also the chosen artist for Essex Savings Bank’s 2018 calendar and has illustrated the books A Measure of Joy – Opening to the Energy of Reiki by Gary Stinnet; Here After, Poetry by Mary Volk and Letters from Cornfield Point by Sally Ann D’Aquila. Nature plays a major role in Roaldset’s life, and she eventually turned to photography to illustrate and share that joy.  “My photographs are mostly close-ups, representing positive emotions” she explains.  “I like to combine common objects and nature.  Texture, lines and simplicity are all important to me.  Clean images, often with an element of surprise, are what I strive to achieve in many of my photographs.” Roaldset’s photographs and paintings have been displayed at juried shows at the Essex Art Association, Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery, West Hartford Art League, and the Slater Memorial Museum’s Artists’ Exhibition.   She has also had several solo shows on the shoreline. Her work can be viewed at the Essex Library throughout the month of November during its regular hours." from here