Tao & Amy
Tao and Amy LaBossiere are partners of Still Waters, a private, boutique retreat center.
Tao LaBossiere is a multi-disciplined, award-winning artist, specializing in murals, custom wall finishes, illustration and sculpture. Tao is the owner of Fine Art Painting, LLC, a greater Hartford company since 1992. Tao creates sculptures, murals and custom art walls for fine homes. He is a restoration artist, working on countless Cow Parade cow sculptures as both the original sculptor and restorative artist.
Art patrons may also find Tao’s work in gymnasiums, where he paints giant images and logos on gym floors. Many of his paintings and sculptures have won awards statewide. He was trained at Hartford Art School. Check out Tao’s Fine Art Painting website at fineartpainting.net
Amy LaBossiere is an award-winning outsider artist, and her work has been shown in many galleries and museums throughout Connecticut and New York. She is a certified holistic health coach. Amy holds a Master of Arts in Conscious Evolution from The Graduate Institute, certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and is board-certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Amy has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts with a specialization in Public Relations from Long Island University/C.W. Post Campus. She also serves on the council for Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. Check out Amy’s health coaching website at innerlighthhc.com
Tao and Amy also volunteer together to run the gallery at Hartford ArtSpace, where they have a studio. Tao volunteers to manage the gallery for more than 15 years, scheduling and managing 18 to 21 exhibits per year. Amy helps with publicity and promotion for the community gallery, as well as assisting Tao with logistics. Together, this art couple as they’ve been deemed, produced [un+art], Hartford’s largest un-juried, un-censored art exhibit and benefit for South Park Inn homeless shelter for four years, generating thousands of dollars in donations for the shelter.