The Buttonwood Tree

Virtual Art Gallery

See bookstore and art gallery hours below.

July Art Show
"Sea Glass Creations & Mixed Media Art"

This month we bring you the art of Eileen Anderson and Diane Soares. These paintings will be hanging in our art gallery for the entire month of June and will be for sale.

Be sure to check out the reception for this exhibit on July 28h, 5:00 – 7:00 PM.

Eileen Anderson, Reiki Master Teacher will be exhibiting her Art Work at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center, Middletown Connecticut from July 1 st -31 st 2022. There will be a reception on 7/28 from 5-7PM.

Eileen as a young child was a budding artist ,always drawing and coloring. She excelled in oil paintings in high school planning to major in Art, however as a volunteer Candy Striperat Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, N.Y. she was inspired topursue a Nursing Career. She continued with her Artwork on
the side by constructing Dollhouses and miniature furnishings selling them at Craft fairs. As her nursing career progressed, she became interested in scrapbooking, with encouragement of her co-worker, a consultant at creative memories. She became a Reiki Practitioner and practiced Reiki during the last 20 years of her Nursing Career which lead her to teaching Reiki at the Buttonwood Tree in her Retirement. Collecting sea Glass and Sea Bricks became a passion . Her childhood friend Roberta showed her some sea glass artwork which gave her the idea of Sea Glass Creations .This will be displayed along with
her early World Book encyclopedia paintings at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center.

Eileen and Diane met at the Wallingford Senior Center, Eileen was Diane”s Reiki Teacher while Diane became Eileen”s Art Instructor. They collaborated at the Wallingford Senior Center as Eileen assisted with meditations in the A.G.E workshop ( Aging Gracefully Essentials).

Eileen Anderson

Diane Soares