THE EXCHANGE

August 15 – November 1, 2022

SomethingProjects has launched its first project, a statewide Connecticut Artist Treasure Hunt called THE EXCHANGE. It includes Geo-tracking & QR codes, adventuring to designated sites accessed through a Google map.

The projects are taking place in the towns of; Beacon Falls, Easton, Fairfield, Darien, Bridgeport, Hartford, Waterbury, New Haven, Meriden, North Haven, Hamden, Branford, and Washington Depot.

If you have trouble* accessing the map, copy this link and paste it into your browser. https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=15ip3DZHDPF39-PI2TmCr_H4ags-K-Qs&usp=sharing
*You might need to update your Google Maps App for all of the links and directions to work properly.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=15ip3DZHDPF39-PI2TmCr_H4ags-K-Qs&usp=sharing

Let the hunt begin!

  1. Either click on the map above or copy this link and paste it into your browser. https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=15ip3DZHDPF39-PI2TmCr_H4ags-K-Qs&usp=sharing
    You will be adventuring to designated sites accessed through Google Maps.
  2. Enlarge your map and then choose an icon to learn about that project and to get directions.
  3. Some icons will be overlapping. You can enlarge the google map or choose projects from the artist list on the left information bar.
  4. Click here for help using the Google map.
  5. Finally, Bookmark the map for future reference.


Please note: Many of the projects will have QR codes. For those of you not familiar, follow these steps:

1. Turn on your camera on your phone and hold the camera in front of or above the code

2. A message will appear

3. Follow instructions. It might take you to see a video and/or audio.


Clicking on the artists’ photos will take you to their project pages.

Exciting projects in which the public is invited to engage in fun and meaningful ways will take place in the towns of; Beacon Falls, Easton, Fairfield, Darien, Bridgeport, Hartford, Waterbury, New Haven, Meriden, North Haven, Hamden, Branford and Washington Depot.

Learn about the artists in your community, discover what they created for you, and participate in their projects.

Selected artists: 

Jeff Becker- Easton                             

Meg Bloom- New Haven                     

David Borawski- Hartford                                            

Susan Breen- Bridgeport                    

Joy Bush- Hamden                             

Susan Clinard- New Haven                 

Jennifer Davies- Branford                    

Sierra Dennehy- New Haven

Ellen Hackl Fagan- Darien                     

Crystal Heiden- Milford                        

Allison Hornak- New Haven                 

Fritz Horstman- Bethany                       

Joe Bun Keo- Vernon/Rockville              

Judith Kruger- New Haven                     

Susan McCaslin- New Haven               

Bailey Murphy- Meriden                                   

Adam Niklewicz- North Haven                

Jen Payne- Branford                                       

Roxy Savage- Fairfield                          

Max Schmidt- Meriden                        

Rosanne Shea- Waterbury                  

Kim Van Aelst- Hamden                   

Jo Yarrington- Fairfield