Artist-decorated doors and more on display: Auction set for September 15 downtown

‘Open Doors and More Art Exhibit – Art You Can Live With’ continues throughout various downtown Milford business locations through Sept. 11.

An auction of the art will take place Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Milford Arts Center.

Proceeds for this year’s auction will benefit the Milford Arts Council and the Downtown Milford Business Association.

More information is available at For information on pre-bidding and live online and phone bidding email

Artwork exhibits can be viewed at 27 downtown business locations: Antelope Web, Arciuolo’s Shoe Store, Artifax, Baby Love, Berchem, Moses & Devlin, PC, Canvas Patch, City of Milford/City Hall, Café Atlantique, Cloud 9 Day Spa, Colony Grill, Duck Duck Goose and Fleurescent Flower Shop.

They can also be viewed at Gilded Lily Gallery, H. Mangels Confectioners, Looks Hair Design, Me Boutique, Milford Arts Center, Milford Boat Works, Milford Green Pizza, Milford Photo, SBC Restaurant and Sweet Cupcasions.

The works also are on display at Stonebridge Restaurant, The Villa Gourmet, The Village Vogue, Tranquility Mind & Body Wellness Spa, Whispers by Lady Olga, and Will-O-Wisp Beads & Boutique LLC.

The 31 participating artists this year are: Briana Benn-Mirandi, Sarah Berk, Jackie Cama, Rosemary Celon-Gordon, Pat Collins, Joyce Collucci, Katie Danahy-Samuelson, Allan Dudek, Jacquelyn Etling, Kristina Foreman and Gigi Genovese.

The list of artists also includes Barry D. Gordon, John Houle, Frieda Howling, Deborah Kaufmann, Karen Keane, Jaime Kriksciun, Rebecca Mackin, Brechin Morgan, Judy Ruskin, Peri Rasmussen, Shanna Rasmussen, Wendy Santos, Rosalba Saenz, Rick Senft, Michael Stock, Ron Tonelli, Nancy Weber, FranCesca Winfield, Carolyn West and Elizabeth Wright.

The art auction will take place at the Milford Arts Center on Sunday, Sept. 15. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the auction will begin at 5 p.m.

Appetizers and refreshments will be served throughout the evening for registered bidders.

Event Emcee is radio personality and Milford resident Brian Smith.