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A Unique Annual Exhibit

Local interior design professionals team up with Metro Art Studios artists to create a showcase of fine art and interior design in the Crown Gallery at Metro Art Studios to benefit a local organization making a difference in Bridgeport. Each designer features one artist in our version of a “white room challenge”, showing off their design aesthetic and style while highlighting how well fine art works as a focal point.

Join us for a gala reception for the opening of this year's exhibit with ticket proceeds going to support the Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport, which provides free and confidential trauma-informed services and coordinates care for all victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking and child abuse in six Fairfield County towns.

$40 tickets include small bites, wine and drinks, and live music. The artist studios will also be open and guests are invited to explore our entire renovated factory. Please come and support our neighbors at the Center for Family Justice.

Saturday, September 23, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

2023 Designers

  • Dana Ferraro of Molly Patton Design

  • Trystin Kier Francis of House of Kier

  • Tara Kilfoyle of Tara Interiors

  • Zac Mathias of NY School of Interior Design

  • Patrick Mele of Blackrock Department Store

  • Anna Lisa Petrsoric of Interiors by Design

Art + Design Gala Reception
Art + Design Gala Reception
Sep 23, 2023, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Metro Art Studios,
345 Railroad Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604, USA

2023 Artists

  • Janet Maya

  • Brian Whitely

  • Lisa Hirten

  • Richard Oriolo

  • John Bygott

  • Julia Contacessi

2022 Designers

  • Mary Benz of The Affect

  • Andrea Cross of Axel Interiors

  • Jennifer Lanna of Jennifer Lanna Design

  • Diane Rath of The Rath Project

  • Marnie Rubenstein of August Design

  • Charlotte Smith of At Charlotte's House

  • Bevan Talbot of Bevan & Company

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