Graphic - 40 Main Street, Suite 1 Torringtong, CT 06790 (860 618-0075)
Graphic - - Click here to email Chairish the Arts
Menu - the Project
Menu - Information
Menu - Beneficiaries
Menu - Committee
Menu - the Artists
Menu - Call
Menu - Prospectus
Menu - Registration Form
Menu - Participants
Menu - the Chairs
Menu - Final Creations
Menu - Awards Information
Menu - the Tour/Challenge
Menu - Contest Rules and Info
Menu - Contest Form
Menu - Map
Menu - the Auction
Menu - About
Menu - Preview
Menu - Guidelines
Menu - Advance Bid Form
Menu - Sold
Menu - the Merchandise
Menu - Items & Information
Menu - Order Form
Menu - the Contact Info
Menu - Information
Menu - Contact Form
Menu - The Sponsors
Sponsor - Herrington's - Click here to open a new window and visit their site
Sponsor - Hopkins Vineyard - Click here to open a new window and visit their site
Sponsor - Sharon Hospital - Click here to open a new window and visit their site
Graphic - Chairish the Arts is a project organized by the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council
Graphic - Copyright 2009 Chairish the Arts
Graphic - web site design and development Windvoice Web Works LLP
Graphic - Support the arts...we've got your back
Graphic - The Artists
Gay Schempp
857 East Wakefield Blvd.
Winsted, CT
(860) 379-1592



Throne for the Muses
Click on the chair photo
to see a larger image.

About the Artist:
"The content of my art is informed by a life-long fascination with mythology, symbols and the culture of ancient civilizations. Travel, spirituality and the use of my own personal expressive language are the most important aspects of my artwork."

Gay's background as a clay artist, master art teacher and avid traveler has broadened her perspective on “making” to include a constant experimentation in techniques and materials. The processes she uses include a range of media: watercolor, printmaking, pastel, oils, collage and encaustic. The encaustic wax medium allows her to work in layers, trapping fragments of color, memory and message in time.

Gay's style is narrative and figurative. She draws and paints from direct observation and find sources of imagery in personal mythology, ancient history, and travel experiences. Her goal is to explore the act of creation as a way of awakening to her own voice and intimately understanding and connecting with the beauty and mystery of the world around us. Gay also, enjoy teaching , running workshops and teach privately.