"Contemporary Realism" on display at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery


Image: Contemporary Realism"Contemporary Realism," featuring the works of Bettie and Samuel Roberts will be on view in Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Gallery in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts from June 10, to Wednesday, August 1. The exhibit opens with a reception on Sunday, June 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The couple, residents of Fairfield, will exhibit paintings and photographs featuring classical portraits, still lifes and other genre. Bettie Roberts, a painter and a student of Frank Covino, has been a member of Connecticut Classic Arts for 25 years. The winner of several awards, she has exhibited in five solo shows and several juried shows throughout Fairfield County including the Barnum Art Festival, the Bridgeport Art League and the Stamford Art Association.

Sam Roberts, a native of Poland, is a local real estate developer. He has a passion for nature photography and will display his works of flowers and plants.

The show can be viewed in the Walsh Gallery at Fairfield University, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2969.

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on May 28, 2001

Vol. 33, No. 214