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WHERE: NAC Gallery, 60 Broadway, Norwich CT 06360

WHEN: Opening reception: Friday, November 5, 2010 at 6:00pm

Exhibit runs: Wednesday, November 3 to Saturday, November 27

The Norwich Arts Center (formerly the Norwich Arts Council) presents What Have We Done on exhibit at the NAC Gallery from Wednesday, November 3 to Saturday, November 27, 2010. An Opening Reception for the exhibit will be held Friday, November 5, 2010 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. This art exhibit features new work from artists Andrea Skiff and Judy Laffey.

Both members of the NAC Artists’ Cooperative, Skiff and Laffey have decided not only to share the space of the gallery but the meaning of the exhibit’s title. For Laffey, the statement is simple and personal, a reflection of her own efforts as an artist. Seemingly writhing to life, Laffey’s abstract wicker forms are ambiguous yet reminiscent of plant-life and sea-creatures. For Skiff, the statement poses a question to the viewer: What are we doing to the world around us? Skiff’s images evoke an inquiry into environmental concerns.

First Friday Opening Receptions in the NAC Gallery are free to the public with refreshments available. Receptions are a great opportunity to meet the artists. Also open for First Friday right next door is NAC Gallery Too!, an emporium of local artwork showcasing a number of different artists and media including painting, ceramics and jewelry. Gallery hours are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 12noon to 4pm for both galleries. For more info call the NAC Gallery at 860-887-2789 or visit their website at

For further updates on what’s going on in the arts in the Norwich area, email the Norwich Arts Center at, and sign up to receive Intaglio, the NAC bi-weekly newsletter on their website. NAC receives support from the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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