Art at The Boathouse – 305 Knowlton St

305 Knowlton St.  Bridgeport, CT 

Event: Art at the Boathouse Pop-Up 

Saturday, November 9; 11 am to 6 pm
Sunday, November 10; 12 to 5 pm

New things are coming to 305 Knowlton Street under the direction and vison of new owner, Shiran Nicholson of Nicholson Events Inc. He welcomes the Bridgeport Art Trail to the Boathouse #27a, to inaugurate the Boathouse, a spacious event site on the Pequonnock River. The artists of 305 Knowlton Street along with regional artists present large-scale art, projections, installations, demonstrations, photography, sculpture, jewelry, storytelling workshop, and salsa dance instruction.

Dance Class 12-2pm,November 9, 10. 2019, Saturday, Sunday: Practice for the “This Is Me”, music video, 
Instructor Luis Antonio

Upcycled Mobiles, all day Saturday, Sunday: Semi-Semi Dikoko and David Sepulveda

Bead Embroidery all day Saturday, Sunday: Scott Schuldt

Photo Transfer, all day Saturday and Sunday: Lisa Toto  

Artists at the Boathouse
Yovan Barazza, ES Tattoos, live tattoo demonstration, mural painting

Upcycled Mobiles by Semi-Semi Dikoko and David Sepulveda,

Will Cody, Collage

Photography, Penny and Rod Cook,

Adiel Dominguez paintings and photography

Kate Henderson Cytiyo-Illusions Installation,

Sculpture by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Ash Lee Polished by the Sea jewelry with natural & raw materials: seaglass, shells, wood, stones

Beth Lazar Painting and collage

Nina Lesiga, Storytelling Workshop,

Susan McCaslin, “Cladding” Installation,

Clyde Theophilus Mclaughlin Paintings

Jay Misencik, Geralene Valentine, The Bridgeport Portrait Project,

John O’Grodnick, muralist and painter,

Scott Schuldt, Hand carved canoe paddles, bead embroidery, installation, demonstration,

Lisa Toto, Photography, photo transfer demo,

Saturday, November 9, 7-10:30 pm DANCE PARTY at the Boathouse with Mikata and Orquestra Afinke
Support arts enrichment programs in Bridgeport schools. Join us
for a night of music featuring MIKATA Afro-Caribbean folkloric
percussion, dance and vocals, and the popular salsa band
Orquestra Afinke, 10-piece band with 3 horns. Among those
performing are teaching artist and world-renowned percussionist Asher Delerme, and the Director of the Mathematics Department of Bridgeport Public schools, Herminio (Tito) Planas.

Storytelling workshop Learn to identify, craft and share personal, true life stories. This workshop is a mix of lecture and hands on exercises for participants to work on their story. Hear stories, tryout story ideas and connect with Bridgeport Art Trail participants through stories. Suited for young adults and adults. 2 pm to 3:30 pm, FREE! Dance Class with Luis Antonio, This Is Me Project, Saturday-Sunday, 12 noon to 2 pm. FREE!

Veronica Martins: Brazilian, artist specializing in drawing faces graffiti and teaching art to children. She also can be commissioned for large scale works.

Jay Misencik & Geralene Valentine at AFII
203-268-8306 /

The Bridgeport Portrait Project is a photo/audio/video documentary style, cultural heritage project that introduces you to the people who are Bridgeport.

Event: The Bridgeport Portrait Project

Saturday, November 9; 11 am to 6 pm
Sunday, November 10; 11 am to 5 pm

Jay Misencik and Geralene Valentine present slide shows/videos from their ongoing Bridgeport Portrait Project and other Bridgeport-based photo projects they have produced. The Bridgeport Portrait Project is a documentary-style cultural heritage project that will introduce you to people who make the City of Bridgeport much more than just a place. Jay and Geralene invite you to come share your memories of Bridgeport and volunteer to be included in their project.