Reception for Artist Jo-Ann Thompson-Claybourne

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Reception for Artist Jo-Ann Thompson-Claybourne

November 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Artist Jo-Ann Thompson-Claybourne’s Artwork
 on Display in November

Reception for Artist Jo-Ann Thompson-Claybourne

Saturday, Nov. 18
3:00 pm
Main Library Reading Area


Please join us on Saturday, Nov., at 3 p.m., in the Main Reading area of the Norwalk Public Library, for a reception to welcome artist Jo-Ann Thompson-Claybourne, whose work will be displayed in the glass cases in the library’s entrance throughout November.

Jo-Ann is drawn to materials and uses feathers, fabric, wood, dried flowers and more, but it is the sheer joy of creating that comes through in her work. The combination of vibrant colors and mixed media lures the viewer into a visual tour; each piece of artwork has a life of its own. She embraces her heritage and explores her creativity in each of her unique pieces, embarking on an imaginative journey of art to be shared with the world.

Currently a Norwalk resident, Jo-Ann was born in Stamford, CT. At age 5, she discovered her passion for making art. She went on to study at The School of Visual Arts in New York and has become well-known as an artist/art instructor in the Fairfield County area. She has created programs for summer art camps at the Weston Field Club and for over nine years has taught, Paint, Draw & More! Art classes throughout Fairfield County. Her work has drawn national attention from newspapers and magazines, and she was featured in Furnishing Magazine’s article, “Up Against the Wall.” Jo-Ann has also appeared on the television show, Our Lives with Gwen Edwards and on numerous radio broadcasts.


November 18, 2017
3:00 pm


Norwalk Public Library
1 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT United States
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