Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Toast to The Arts show focusing on how Impressionism came to America, American Impressionist artist J. Alden Weir, and Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut.
Featured guests include Victoria Chick - Silver City, New Mexico based contemporary figurative artist and early 19th & 20th century print collector, and Kristin Lessard - Chief of Interpretation, Education, and Volunteer Services at Weir Farm. A national park for the arts, Weir Farm is a national legacy to American Impressionism and the creative spirit. Read Victoria's article 'How Impressionism Came to America' on NationalParkTraveling.com.
Music on this episode is ‘Clouds Alive in Live Paint’ by Mae Edwards.