Nigel lives and works in Central Connecticut in the Northeastern United States. His formal Art training was at the School of Visual Arts in New York City majoring in Illustration.
I’m a graphic designer, painter and musician. I like making stuff, sometimes for myself, sometimes for others. I’m always looking for opportunities to create.
The kids can play!
Girls On Bikes creates a unique sound that will take the old birds back, and the young guns to destinations they didn’t know music could take them.
Hot Spot Glass Studio
See and learn the art of glass blowing from master Dylan Cotton.
I make my own paint which is derived from fruit and vegetables, it’s a process and tricky to work with but the outcome is well worth it.
Get your books here! Join the Friends of the Public Library’s used book sale at the Bridgeport Arts Fest!
We build solar and wind energy projects by engaging customers through products and services that make these projects possible.
Peace, I am a certified Labor Doula, certified Postpartum Doula, certified Childbirth Educator and Homebirth Midwife Assistant. I am a homeschooling mother of two children.
Handmade in Connecticut! You’ll find most of my bibs and blankets are not made with usual baby prints, but rather fun, funky, and sometimes grownup fabrics.
The original pen and ink drawings have been digitally re-mastered and enhanced with metallic paints to create one-of-a-kind contemporary art pieces including Artwear, Canvas Prints and Surface Art.
I am currently selling to a boutique in Bridgeport and several hair salons. I exhibit and sell at juried arts festivals & corporate venues.
I also do home parties.
Jesse Styles is a Hula Hoop artist with a passion for applying movement and dance to music. With her unique and funky hoop style she aims to leave audiences mesmerized and inspired.
Owned and operated by Liz Squillace, Paradox Ink is devoted to promoting positive change in the environment by bringing art to public places.
Find unique Lighting, Handmade Jewelry, Local Photography, Handbags, Totes, Hand Painted Wine/Martini/Shot/Rocks glasses, Pillows, Throws, Curtains, Chimes…… and more at Hazel Daze!
Marcelo Miranda handbags and belts are going green, bringing eco style!
My name is Rhonda, and i am a working mom, teacher, crafter, and jewelry artisan. I started handmadecows in 2001, as an outlet for my pent-up need to “make things”.
Boston electronic-pop quartet, Bearstronaut, has made a name in their hometown for sparking instant dance parties, and has been dubbed “tank-top pop” due to their warm, tropical synth-pop sound.
A freelance Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist from the New haven/ Farfield County Area. Her urban chic style is accompanied by her small town hospitality. Here she will showcase some of the recent work she has done.
The Housatonic Museum of Art, Elizabeth Fray, & CT Office of Tourism proudly present the POEMobile. Bridgeport’s best and brightest poets perform along with projections & music by The Mighty Third Rail.
Your Mind in Bloom was born out of the belief that we are all individuals and learn as such. We look at learning as a holistic experience, one that incorporates who you are: mind, body, and soul.
The National Writers Union UAW Local 1981 is the only labor union that represents freelance writers.
A native of Connecticut, Kevin has received great acclaim and numerous awards for his impressionistic landscapes and cityscapes.
The Art Club provides our students with the opportunity to visit exhibitions of painting, sculpture and crafts in a wide variety of museums and galleries in New York City, Boston, Washington, DC and other locations.
Handmade Luxury Soaps
Our luxury soaps are all natural, hand crafted locally in Fairfield County, and made with a great deal of care about what goes into our products.
Handcrafted Artisan Jewelry specializing in wire sculpted jewelry.
Bridgeport Theatre Company believes in the power of the arts to revitalize communities.
The mission of the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council (BACC) is “to strengthen Bridgeport’s cultural sector’s capacity with leadership, funding, and marketing to advance the City’s quality of life and prosperity.
Mayor Bill Finch
The City of Bridgeport, Mayor Bill Finch, is proud to present the 4th annual Bridgeport Arts Fest!
I am inspired by everything, but more specifically I find direction in nature, travel, up-cycled materials and the process of creation. My favorite materials are copper, brass, handpicked seashells, sea glass, stones and vintage beads.
A non-profit and online community open to all active, creative individuals, as well as arts appreciators, arts leaders or creative artists including musicians, visual artists, writers, performers, composers, spoken word artists, arts educators, photographers, digital artists, etc.
Jewelry + Home Decor
All Flotsam & Whimsy creations are handmade and unique. Some use shells or sea glass, others gemstones and/or glass beads, but all are inspired by organic shapes in nature.
NOW A BRIDGEPORT CONNECTICUT RESIDENT, JOHN’S WORK HAS BEEN EXHIBITED THROUGHOUT THE TRI STATE AREA. HE ALSO RECIEVES A GREAT DEAL OF SATISFACTION SERVING IN A MENTORSHIP CAPACITY FOR OTHERS ON THEIR ARTISTIC JOURNEY.
The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District is proud to present the 2013 Bridgeport Arts Fest!
“Our world still exists in an indie-disco bubble; we’re just pushing the limits of every genre to a point where the bubble’s about to pop.”
Robin Gilmore’s Made in Bridgeport jewelry collection is both creative and innovative, as she transforms everyday found objects into beautiful wearable works of art.
Our mission is to bridge the cultures of law enforcement and the Hip-Hop community.
Learn the technique of loom weaving with Ruben Marroquin.
Elizabeth Fray is proud to support the Poemobile at the 2013 Bridgeport Arts Fest!
Gathering of the Vibes is an annual music, arts and camping festival now in its 18th year.
Funky Progressive Jazz band based in Connecticut.combining the worlds of Meriden, Killingworth and Western Connecticut; Kicking it Old School and throwing it down with Monumental Force.
Relative Souls are a high energy band from Bridgeport, CT. Equal parts funk, jam, and rock music. There are two types of people that like to come see Relative Souls…those that like to get up, and those that like to get down!
Here, kids will have the opportunity to learn the art of puppetmaking, have a theatrical experience, AND learn more about Saving our Planet by recycling.
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The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support the 2013 Bridgeport Arts Fest and Poemobile!
URBAN ROOTS is a clothing line that is geared towards revolutionizing social conscious thinking in order to stimulate, influence, and educate
See Liz Squillace work her Paradox Ink magic!
Founded in 1974, and based in New York City, the Society is a non-profit educational organization which promotes the study, teaching and practice of calligraphy and related disciplines.
My name is Jamilah, and I am a henna artist located in central Connecticut. I have a love of art and have found a way to channel my creativity into this beautiful ancient tradition.
AMF Milford Lanes is the largest bowling center in the state, offering traditional bowling on 60 lanes and flat-screen monitors.
Our designs and creations are a reflection of all the fabulous elements within us. We’ve painted the corners of our hearts on blank canvases, captured the vividness of our thoughts with the lens and hand crafted bold, classy, sexy uniqueness.
I recently graduated with Top Honors from the Fashion Merchandising & Entrepreneurship program at Bullard-Havens Technical High School in Bridgeport and was accepted to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Painting + Craft
my style has a mix of ethnic, earthy and boho – with a hint of contemporary. each piece is an original work of wearable art !
The World Artist Network is proud to support the 2013 Bridgeport Arts Fest!
News12 is proud to support the 2013 Bridgeport Arts Fest as a media sponsor!
Every Tutu is named and twirled with love, and all are handcrafted by me. I love to encourage young little ladies to express themselves through fashion. I am truly inspired by the giggles and twirling fun a tutu creates.
Jewelry and home goods.
An indie pop group whose electronica-tinged tunes nod to Pavement, Of Montreal, and Field Music.
The Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development, Office of the Arts is proud to support the 2013 Bridgeport Arts Fest and the Poemobile!
The mission of Westport Country Playhouse is to transform lives through the power of theater. Our aim is to enlighten, enrich and engage a diverse community of theater lovers, artists and students.
Learn to Cook!
Cook and Grow is a revolving 6-week, after-school program for children 8-13 years old. This program was founded by Chef Mona Jackson.
Pottery forged by the elements. Earth Water Wind Fire Heart Peace and Love to all the world.
Emily Denaro has spent over ten years providing award-winning creative services to a variety of clients in CT, MA, PA, MD, MI, and WI.
A collective of musician gnomes who travel around, as gnomes do best, by way of Alpacas and spread our love of music and happiness to all we come across!
Painting + Apparel
Jahmane’s career as an Artist began in the form of Graffiti and has evolved into a wide spectrum of mediums including works on canvas, photography, clothing, murals, screen print and graphic design.
The Housatonic Museum of Art is proud to present the Poemobile and support the 2013 Bridgeport Arts Fest!
We are a collective of hoop enthusiasts and performers of all ages. We strive to unite a community of hoop teachers, artisans, hoop performers and anyone who just loves to hoop!
City Lights Gallery presents local, regional and emerging artists to Bridgeport and its visitors. The gallery hosts various community-based exhibits and events.
Neil Pabian creates hand-crafted pens out of wood, marble and acrylic.
Our mission is to lead a culturally diverse collective of local artists to provide a quality, accessible, and affordable theatre arts experience for the community, by the community.
We are an independent press dedicated to the urban community. Our titles cover all areas of the urban experience – from music to politics – but present the information in a way that “hits home” with readers, as well as non-readers.