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Rita Bond work #1 The Duncaster Art Gallery will be showcasing a new exhibit from local artist Rita Bond during September.  Located within Duncaster, the Bloomfield retirement community will host a free, public opening reception of the works of the Bond Exhibit on Sunday, September 15th at 4 pm.  It will include a presentation at 4:30 by the artist where she will discuss her work.  The exhibit is open to the public Monday through Sunday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. through the month of September.

Rita Bond, a longtime resident of Simsbury, works primarily in oils, acrylics and pastels.  In 2009, she founded Simsbury Open Studios, an association of Simsbury artists. She is an Associate Member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, and a member of the West Hartford Art League and the Avon Art Association.  She studies under Frank Federico and Ilona Levitz of the West Hartford Art League.  Previously she studied drawing at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, with Eric Aho in Vermont and Camille Przewodek at the Cape Cod School of Art.

Duncaster has been showcasing Connecticut artists for more than 13 years.

Attendance at the Opening Reception is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required. Visitors are also welcome to visit the exhibit daily from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. through the month of September. For more information or to make a reservation to attend the Opening Reception, contact Fran Kent at (860) 380-5006 or

About Duncaster:

Duncaster Retirement Community  is the Hartford Area’s first life care community for active, engaging seniors. Located in Bloomfield, CT, Duncaster residents enjoy an intellectually stimulating lifestyle while experiencing security and peace of mind. Duncaster was voted the Best Retirement Community by readers of Harford Magazine and the Connecticut Law Tribune.  Residents have a role in governance and sit on the board – a rare distinction. The community’s 87-acre campus includes apartment homes, assisted living apartments and short-and long-term skilled nursing accommodations(all private). Duncaster offers its residents lifetime protection against the potentially catastrophic costs of long-term care through the LifeCare plan. For more information, visit or call (860)380-5005.


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