Wilton Library\u2019s first art show of the new year will feature 10 artists who belong to the Fairfield County Arts Association. Their Winter Collection exhibition, opens with a reception on Friday, Jan. 5, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The featured artists include: Harold Davis \u2014 Bridgeport; Gail Ingis Claus \u2014 Fairfield; Diane Desmond \u2014 Fairfield; Jason Pritchard \u2014 Fairfield; Nina Marino \u2014 Norwalk; Karin Brey \u2014 Trumbull; Patty Omonte \u2014 Trumbull; Eva Rogoff \u2014 Trumbull; Deirdre Abbotts \u2014 Westport; Linda McKie-McClellan \u2014 Westport. The artists work in a variety of media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, graphics, mixed media, drawings, photography and sculpture with subject matter encompassing figures, portraits, still life, abstracts, botanicals, landscapes and more. \u201cI was fortunate enough to see this group\u2019s work and felt that their talents would be appreciated by the Wilton community, so we asked them to exhibit, bringing much-needed vibrant color to the walls of the library during the winter,\u201d said Ed MacEwen, the library\u2019s volunteer art chairman. The Fairfield County Arts Association was founded more than 30 years ago to bring area artists together. Its mission continues as it \u201cfocuses on striving for visual art excellence on a personal and a professional level. It arranges inspiring art lectures, demos and informal discussions about member artwork, plein air outings and art shows. Guidance, encouragement, a shared passion for artistic creation and a membership comprised of caring individuals ensures FCAA\u2019s success.\u201d For more information, visit fairfieldcountyarts.com. The exhibition, which runs through Jan. 25, features 65 paintings, the majority of which are available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. \u00a0The reception is free and open to the public. Information: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6334.