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Monthly Archives: August 2012


12x8x12 inch (approx)
Acrylic on fiberglass
On display at Sapowsky Farms in Granby, MA (September 1-15, 2012)
Currently on display at the Polish National Credit Union in Granby, MA
©2012 Wayne Gagnon

UPDATE: This “tabletop” dinosaur was used as a study for the larger statue currently located at the Granby-South Hadley town line. (See more about the larger version…)

Wayne Gagnon - Dinosaur Statue

Dinos in the News

GRANBY – (excerpts from Masslive)

Church of Christ Congregational in Granby is sponsoring a Dinosaur Festival on Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Granby Town Commons. Admission is free.

Granby artists Claudette Lambert Peterson, Wayne Gagnon, Jillian Nuggent, Marvina Brook, Elizabeth Teal, Alice Chouinard and Rachel Ciecko each decorate tabletop dinosaurs.

The statuettes will be displayed in local businesses in advance of the festival. On the day of the festival they will be auctioned off live on  at 1 p.m. at the Dinosaur Festival.

For information, contact Shaina Humphrey at (413) 530-9003 or shainah@comcast.net.

Dinosaur (study)
4 x 8.5 inch
Acrylic on scrap wood
©2012 Wayne Gagnon

“Why the hell aren’t you as rich and famous as you deserve to be?”
— Rick Mernane, singer-songwriter

wayne gagnon - Dinosaur at Sapowsky Farms Granby
Dinosaur enshrined at Sapowsky Farms, Granby, MA

Neil Armstrong (RIP)

Wayne Gagnon - Neil Armstrong

One Small Step
Bic Four-Color Ballpoint Pen
(2.5×3.5 inch approx)
©2012 Wayne Gagnon


20×16 inch
Acrylic on canvas
Based on a photograph by Phill Davis
©2012 Wayne A. Gagnon

This a potrait of actor John Woytowicz as the emcee in an Exit 7 Players production of Cabaret.  It is based on a publicity photograph by Phill Davis for the Exit 7 Players.

“That is amazing/crazy! I’ve never been the subject of an artist’s work before. What an honor and what a cool piece of art!” –John F. Woytowicz

More information

Exit 7 Players
The Photography of Phill Davis