Group Exhibition "An Image is Worth 1,000 Words" Includes Art by Aaron Wilder

May 16, 2021

Arts Center East
Proudly Presents

An Image is Worth 1,000 Words

A Group Show Including the Art of Aaron Wilder


May 27-June 12, 2021

Arts Center East

709 Hartford Turnpike

Vernon, CT 06066


We all know the old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.”

The adage was first said by Henrik Ibsen, and was a little different than what we know now: “a thousand words leave not the same deep impression as does a single deed.” Over the years, through translations and appropriations, the exact wording has changed, but the sentiment remains the same: complex or nuanced feelings and thoughts can sometimes best be summed up in a single image.

Arts Center East invited artists to exhibit work that expresses what is too complex for words alone.

Work from Aaron Wilder's Extricated and Neither Sand nor Rock projects is included in the exhibition:

About Arts Center East:

Arts Center East is home to a rich artistic community. They are a place where visual artists from across the state – and beyond! – exhibit and sell their work through juried exhibits and members exhibits. Unique handmade creations of pottery, jewelry, wood crafts, and other gifts made by local and regional artisans fill their artisan craft fairs. Musical and theatrical performances delight audiences of all ages, and their classrooms hum with he joy of artistic creation and growth. They are the heart of the arts east of the river.

Arts Center East hosts numerous exhibits and events throughout the year. They offer classes and workshops in drawing, painting of all mediums, photography, writing, and more. Their mission is to advance the arts for everyone through education exhibits, events, and performances. Their vision is to become a regional arts destination in Connecticut. All are welcome to enjoy the innovative exhibits, educational programming, performances, and events offered at Arts Center East.

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