Stylee Studio, an art studio and workshop, has opened at Mad River Lofts at 10 Bridge Street. Owner Sabrina Del Negro is a Torrington native who has taught in the state’s public school system for over 10 years.
Stylee Studio, an art studio and workshop, has opened at Mad River Lofts at 10 Bridge Street. Owner Sabrina Del Negro is a Torrington native who has taught in the state’s public school system for over 10 years.
Advertisement

WINSTED — Stylee Studio, an art studio and workshop, has opened at Mad River Lofts at 10 Bridge Street.
Owner Sabrina Del Negro is a Torrington native who has taught in the state’s public school system for over 10 years.
She graduated from Anna Maria College in Massachusetts in 2004 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art.
Del Negro later earned her Teaching Certificate for Art Education through the state’s Alternate Route to Certification program.
She started her career in education as a long-term art substitute teacher at Torringford Elementary in Torrington. She went on to teach at Torrington Middle School for three years.
For the past eight years, Del Negro has been a teacher at Crosby High School in Waterbury.
“Art has always been a passion of mine,” Del Negro said. “I love children and I love art, which is why I became an art teacher. It’s a great combination. I wanted to pass on the love of art to children.”
With Stylee Studio, Del Negro hopes to continue to pass on the love of art to both children and adults.
She will be running several programs at the studio, including summer workshops for children ages 3 to 12 years old, “Mommy and Me” classes for children ages 2 to 3, and their mothers, along with art parties for both children and adults.
“With this studio, I want to make art accessible to everybody of all ages, not just children,” Del Negro said. “The whole idea behind Stylee Studio is to get everyone to have fun with art.”
Del Negro said that to some people art, and creating art, can be intimidating.
“They focus a lot on the final product or what it looks like,” she said. “But it’s about the process of creating art that people should be enjoying. Creating art should be about having fun with materials and not worrying so much about what it looks like in the end. I want everyone to tap into their creative energies and not be stressed out about it. With Stylee Studio, I want people to have fun, not get too technical, and enjoy the process of creating art more than anything.”
Del Negro has outfitted her studio with artist desks, murals, a 3D block wall, and pretty much anything and everything one can create art with including brushes, paints, markers, colored pencils, clay, and chalk.
She said that the name “Stylee” is a slang term that means “excess of style.”
“I would hope people would want to come to the studio to create art in a very unique setting,” she said. “Art has a way to connect with the world around us.”
For more information about Stylee Studio go to styleestudio.com or call 860-485-7228.

Advertisement