Portrait of America “WE ARE: New Haven” Launches Spring 2018

  In the Spring of 2018, “WE ARE: A Nation of Immigrants — New Haven” will feature public art installations by Joe Standart — uplifting the visual presence of immigrants in New Haven. Portrait of America™ draws on the power of the arts to stimulate awareness, overcome indifference, and encourage people to build a respectful, multicultural society. Using murals and …

Joe Standart revisits faces of New London in 10th Anniversary Portraits project

Published September 08. 2016 5:49PM | Updated September 08. 2016 5:58PM The Day – Joe Standart revisits faces of New London in 10th Anniversary Portraits project – News from southeastern Connecticut 9/26/16, 10:55 AM By Amy J. Barry George Clark, arts lover and activist, always can be found downtown. Here he is in 2006, left, and 2016. (Joe Standart) A …

Photographer Captures the American Dream

The Day – News from southeastern Connecticut 9/15/16, 9:21 AM Published September 14. 2016 4:00AM | Updated September 14. 2016 1:32PM By Carol McCarthy Photographer Joe Standart looks over an image with Catherine Reveil of Haiti during a photo session at the Hispanic Alliance in downtown New London. (Peter M. Weber photo) A decade ago, photographer Joe Standart changed the …

Soul Windows

An excerpt: By Rick Koster Day staff writer July 5th 2016 (Complete article) On Thursday, “WE ARE – A Nation of Immigrants” opens with a ceremony, installation reveal and various cultural events at the Garde Arts Center and at The Atrium on State Street. The works consist primarily on extreme close-ups of the eyes of subjects who represent a wide array …