Sunday, September 1, 1-4 p.m., Opening Reception for Connecticut River Artisans Artist of the Month for September, Andrea Aron. Andrea was both surprised and honored to be selected as a "Connected Art Hero" for 2019 by the Connecticut office of the Arts. She also received one of the "Emerging Artist" awards for the Guilford Craft Expo for her jewelry and enamel work. Andrea taught Jewelry and Ceramics at New London High School for 34 years. She is currently teaching at Wesleyan Potters in Middletown. Andrea's focus is on the contrast of textured metal and color using gemstones and enameled glass with silver. As part of our celebration, Andrea's work will be discounted on that day.