ConnectiCon ART AUCTION - At the University of Hartford's Hillyer-Auerbach Hall, auctioneer Ben Kowlasky, 20, (with hand in air) of Madison auctions off artwork ranging from student drawings to studio sculptures by local artists. The art auction was one of several weekend events of the 1st annual ConnectiCon, a 3-day convention of anime, comics, games, fantasy and science fiction workshops on the University of Hartford campus. From left are Amanda Frechette, 20, and Anne Terres, 17, of Franconia, New Hampshire, Kowlasky, volunteer Cedric Woodbury, 21, of Hopkinton, New Hampshire and at right is Steve Hopkins, 17, of Littleton, New Hampshire. In this photo, Kowlasky, a student at SCSU, sells a student drawing for $4.50.
PATRICK RAYCRAFT, HC