Grieb’s Pharmacy, a Darien landmark in its original location since 1947, “provides a highly visible space perfect for showcasing local artwork” according to Deb Hibben, who owns it with her husband, Chuck.
— an announcement by the artist
As part of their ongoing local art exhibition to benefit local nonprofits, artist and Darien native Peter Saverine has been invited back by Deb to show and sell more of his artwork popular coastal resorts.
Saverine’s collection, which he calls “Darien, I love sound,” includes eight 18 x 24-inch canvas prints inspired by local scenes. Each work will be on sale for $300 in what Deb calls an “off-the-wall holiday art sale” so buyers can take the artwork home for holiday gift giving.
Due to the success of the previous exhibit which benefited Darien Post 53, the artist and store owner will jointly donate $50 for each painting sold to benefit the Darien Person-to-Person Pantry. The exhibit will remain suspended until the end of January and will change as the pieces sell out.
Since opening in 1947, Grieb’s Pharmacy has proudly served seven generations of families in the community with a commitment to exceptional customer service.
The Family Pharmacy has become a landmark in downtown Darien where customers rely on our knowledgeable team of pharmacists, technicians and staff to offer professional expertise and advice.
Chuck and Debi Hibben are the owners of Grieb’s Pharmacy. Together they live and raised three children in the community of Darien who over the years have all worked at the store, making it a true family business. www.griebspharmacy.com
Peter was born and raised in Darien and has lived in Fairfield County for most of his life. A graduate of Amherst College with a bachelor’s degree in political science, he is currently the director of philanthropy at STAR, Inc., a nonprofit organization serving our neighbors of all ages who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Peter is a self-taught artist whose luminous seascapes capture familiar scenes along Long Island Sound and favorite spots on Nantucket and Cape Cod. “I’m drawn to coastal scenes that bring a sense of serenity to the water.”
Peter has also written and self-published a children’s book, “Jenny’s Pennies – A Nantucket Tradition” (about a mermaid at Brant Point Lighthouse in Nantucket), which has sold over 10,000 copies and is in its final stages. fifth printing.
Since 1968, Person-to-Person has delivered on the promise of its mission as a community-supported agency that provides emergency relief for basic needs and support to individuals and families as they move towards stability.
P2P serves 28,000 residents in lower Fairfield County (Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Weston, Westport and Wilton) with the following programs: three food pantries (Darien, Norwalk, Stamford), home grocery delivery , mobile pantry and social work team, clothing center, social worker assistance, emergency financial assistance, scholarship/mentorship, camperships and seasonal enrichment programs.