The winter season at the Rowayton Arts Center is off and running. Right out of the gate is the exhibition, “Beyond Brushwork,” featuring artwork created or enhanced with tools other than the tried and true paintbrush. The exhibit is juried by Dr. Arianne Kolb, and co-chaired by Dana Laird and Gregg Weiz.

Come back and see the work of Ron Taylor in his solo “Retrospective” in the Portside Gallery. The opening reception is Sunday, January 31, 4-6pm. It’s free and open to the public. Mr. Taylor, a former long-time resident of Norwalk, has a genius for realistic composition. He works in oils, pencils, pen and ink.

The Rowayton Arts Center, located at 145 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT on the scenic Five Mile River. Both exhibitions continue until February 21. RAC’s gallery hours are 12-5 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free.

RAC has been a cultural hub for more than 50 years. The RAC Art School offers year-round classes and workshops for creative people of all ages and at all levels. RAC, a not-for-profit organization, underwrites art education programs throughout Norwalk.

For more information, please visit for more information about classes and workshops.