Artists make their contribution to bettering the world

Falls Village, Conn., artist Harper Blanchet recently donated $2,500 to the NorthEast-Millerton Library after selling one of his paintings there in a 50/50 benefit show.Photo submitted

MILLLERTON— Artists can be in the enviable position of using their talents to help others — not simply by enriching the everyday lives of their patrons who enjoy the resulting work, but by generously sharing the proceeds of that work with those in need. 

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