Husband and Wife, a Photographer and Painter, in Dual Art Exhibit and Reception at Atria Darien

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A couple of artists who are also a couple — the husband is a photographer and his wife is a painter — will have their work on display in September at Atria Darien.

The retirement home will host a reception for them on Thursday, Sept. 7.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, will display the work of Steve Labkoff and Liron Sissman from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily for the month of September at the Gratia Gillespie Gallery in Atria Darien, 50 Ledge Road.


— an announcement from Atria Darien


The public is invited to a reception for the two artists from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 7 at Atria Darien.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Artwork is for sale.

Liron Sissman

Liron Sissman is an internationally collected, Stamford based, professional artist. Her landscapes, like her flowers, are not merely intended to reflect nature but rather to project an inner reflection, a metaphorical journey. Her luminous oil on copper paintings will be included in this exhibit.

Liron’s art is collected by individuals on three continents and by organizations nationwide. She is an elected fellow of the American Artists Professional League. Sissman’s art was featured in the Warner Bros. film, “Something Borrowed,” starring Kate Hudson.

Welcoming Tomorrow oil painting Liron Sissman Atria Darien 08-30-17

“Welcoming Tomorrow,” an oil painting by Liron Sissman


Sissman is the founder of which promotes the success of visual artists working in all mediums and styles. She is also the author of Getting YOUR Art into Corporate Collections: Why it pays, How to do it, Who to Contact, an ebook available online.

Steven Labkoff

Her husband, Dr. Steven Labkoff, is a Stamford-based photographer focusing on new and innovative perspectives. His photography interests include landscapes and nature, with a focus on time-lapse aerial, and night photography.

He seeks to bring new perspectives to his audience — subjects shot from different angles, lighting and from non-obvious points of view. His sunsets, moon and star fields are a haunting reminder of the infinite possibilities of life and the universe.

Labkoff is also a cardiologist who works at Perdue Pharma.

To Infinity and Beyond art photograph by Steven Labkoff Atria Darien 08-30-17

“To Infinity and Beyond” by Steve Labkoff


Atria Darien is a residence for seniors who live independently and for those who require more assistance. The Darien location is part of Atria Senior Living, which has 12,500 employees serving 21,000 seniors in 179 locations in the United States and Canada.

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