Westville’s streets and Edgewood Park were jammed Saturday for a sun-filled 15th annual ArtWalk, jammed with theater, music, crafts, and recycled art.
One highlight was the scene by the pumps at Aquila Motors. No cars were lined up to get gas. Instead, car doors were lined up. Alderman Dow Iron & Metal donated the doors for the “Car Door Project.” George Corsillo (pictured) was behind it.
Local artists painted the doors and displayed them. One of the artists, zebra door enthusiast Damian Paglia, tried to impress unpainted mime artist Sharece Sellem.
Artist Jacob Pongratz applies saturated color to his mixed-media door design that incorporated recycled materials.
Across the street, vendors brightened the alleyway outside Keys on Kites Tattoo and Gallery.
On Blake Street, artist Jacy Barber put the finishing touches on a transformed smokestack building before ...
... an overflow crowd watched Lou Mangini (pictured) and other actors turn New Haven cycling history into modern musical mayhem in “Head Over Wheels.” Broken Umbrella’s production continues next week. (Read about it here.)
At her store, Lesley Roy displayed her mixed-media painted egret, based on a photo she took in Edgewood Park.
Marjorie Rosenthal displayed her henna tattoo technique under Edgewood Park’s gazebo.
At Westville Wines, Elliot Brause hosted a wine-tasting ...
... while Steve DiGiovanni displayed a collection of his small, contemporary chiaroscuro paintings at Westville Wines.
Zoe Fleischman, 7, and her dad, adopted two shelter puppies presented by “Hot Diggity Dog” for High Kill Shelter.