Opera House Arts will showcase eight new business and creative ideas in its 6th Down East Pecha Kucha at the Stonington Opera House Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Free, locally-raised and created snacks, beer, wine, and conversation begin at 6:30 p.m. with fast-paced, visual presentations at 7 p.m. The evening will be hosted by artists and art educators Katy Helman and Ellen Weiske.
Presenters for October 22 include the following artists and small businesspeople from throughout Hancock County:
· Rebecca Daugherty, painter, came to Stonington 11 years ago thinking she would paint fishing boats and landscapes but has created at least as many paintings of road construction workers. Her painting Roadwork: Cleaning-Up was included in the 2010 Center for Maine Contemporary Art Biennial Exhibition.