The new NEST location is open this weekend with the exhibition of “Crazy Quilt: the Human Condition,”
artworks by Al Coyote Weiner.
Also on tap is music by Joseph Higgins on tonal keyboard; and Warren Bloom on guitar and harmonica.
It’s in the new NEST Art Center, 1720 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, in the former Aerosol Techniques factory, on 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. The event is free, as is parking.
For more information, contact: Johnes Ruta, independent curator, (203) 387-4933, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Al Coyote Weiner:
Actor, singer, writer, professor, and artist, Al Coyote Weiner has been involved in the art and entertainment world for over thirty years, from New York to Florida, and England. In the 60’s, he landed several minor acting roles, and secured a place with Lee Strasberg, a prominent acting coach, for lessons and advice.
Living in Coconut Grove, Fla., he wrote and published his poetry, and then returned to the University of Bridgeport to study literature and writing. He furthered his studies in Europe after a Fulbright Scholarship offer for studies in India and Africa, earning his MACW in Creative Writing at Antioch International University, in Oxford and London. He creative work includes copywriting, songwriting, voice-overs, freelance articles, and screenwriting. His one-act play was accepted for production at the National Theater of Australia. He studied as a playwright at Yale Drama School, and served as an adjunct professor of Film Studies at Housatonic Community College. He has completed two albums of original contemporary music.
Weiner has had 10 one-man shows, participated in group exhibitions, and been accepted for numerous juried shows.