Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The WCSU 2013 Fall MFA Guest Lecture Program

The 2013 Fall MFA Guest Lecture Program opens with painter Ying Li on Sept. 9 at 11:00 am in Viewing Room #2 in White Hall on the midtown campus. Born in Beijing, China, in 1951, Ying Li graduated from Anhui Teachers University (1974-77) where she taught 1977-83. She immigrated to the United States in1983. She received an M.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, NY in 1987. She is Professor of Fine Arts and Department Chair, Haverford College. She is represented by Lohin Geduld Gallery, NY. To see more of her work vitit her website at http://yinglistudio.com/

Foodies get your paint brushes!

Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut - Thursday, August 1! Uncork your creativity, no experience required!! While sipping wine and munching on plenty of delicious hors d’oeuvres supplied by Two Steps Downtown Grille connect with your creative side, your friends and meet new people. Paint supplies, canvases, easels and aprons will be provided. Instructors from the Georgetown School of the Arts will guide painters through the proper steps and offer encouragement to create a personal work of art inspired by a featured painting 6:45 - 10 pm Cost is $48.00 per person including painting, food and wine.

David Skora

"Crosscut" (Welded Steel) installed at the Connecticut Governor's Mansion Sculpture Garden - right next t o the pool!

Friday, July 26, 2013

David Skora upcoming exhibitions

David writes, "One is in Danvers, MA a little North of Boston, another is at the Governor's Mansion sculpture garden in Hartford, I have a couple of pieces in a sculpture Garden in New paltz, New York. I have a scupture in a show on the campus of University of South Dakota and I'm in a show this fall (paintings) at the Limner Gallery outside of Woodstock, New York."

Job opportunities

Arts & Humanities branch of the Regional YMCA of Western CT is seeking professional artists/performing artists/arts educators to teach youth 1 or 2 afternoons per week during the school year. Instructors are needed in our After School Program for middle school students. Instructors may also be needed to teach outreach art programs in local schools or other community based organizations.

Areas of instruction needed: pottery, sculpture, wood working, cartooning, drawing & painting, dance and chorus.
For more information and to apply, click here: http://regionalymca.applicantpro.com/jobs/36577.html

Monday, July 22, 2013

Ed Little

I am having a solo show at the Good Gallery, Kent, CT from Saturday July 27th until August 25th.  Opening reception will be between 4.00 - 7.00pm Saturday July 27th.  I will also be giving painting demonstrations the weekends that the show is running.  Please stop by!

Liz Popiel says, "We leave in one week!"

"Fire and Smoke" from Lysistrata: The Disco, Vaudeville, Rock n' Roll Musical http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFpaNBBqd6o&feature=share

"Fire and Smoke" from Lysistrata: The Disco, Vaudeville, Rock n' Roll Musical to be performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival July 31-August 11 at the Gilded Balloon!

Music and Lyrics:
Sal Trapani Design Team: Elizabeth Popiel (Sets), Scott Cally (lights), Lisa Jordan (Costumes) Vocal: Tara Jeanne Llewellyn, leader of womans chorus.

Elizabeth L. Popiel and Joshua Alexander painting the Lysistrata drop as they prepare the set for Scotland. Depicted in the promo photo..Anna Louise Morse as LYSISTRATA.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Job Opportunity

Fairfield University – Quick Center for the Arts is looking for Assistant Director for Programming & Audience Development
Responsibilities for the Assistant Director
Programming under the direction and supervision of the Director, Quick Center for the Arts, include yearly project management of season planning and artist selection, contract negotiation and management, program budget coordination, collaboration on marketing and sales initiatives, coordination of co-curricular arts and academic interaction, community partnerships and initiatives, and more.

Candidate Background
Preferred candidates have three or more years in arts programming or appropriate and sufficient arts management experience in a dynamic setting so as to program a diverse array of performing arts activities. Master’s degree in the arts preferred, although candidates with a Bachelor’s degree combined with significant and unique experience will be considered, as well.
For a complete job description please contact Gary Wood at gwood@fairfield.edu
Deadline to apply: July 26, 2013

Thursday, July 11, 2013

space on a placemat!

Hi Guys

We have 1 opening on each Jacqueline's and Orems Diner's Place-Mats.

The offer... "TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE"   40,000 Place-Mats (each location) x 2 (locations) = 80,000 Place-Mats for $390

If you are interested or would like more information call. Thank You for your time


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Phone: 203-748-4144

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

and for the holidays - call to artists - Art & Frame

Open Call to Artist...

Small Works Show

On display November 9- January 4

To bring in the holiday season, we will be once again having our Small Works Show! Last year we had over 50 artists who participated with over 130 pieces of art on the walls. We had artists of all ages, all mediums, and all subjects, with both 2- and 3-dimensional works, and we hope to do the same again this year! 

Submission deadline is November 4
An entry fee of $15 per artist will be collected at time of drop-off
Limit 3 pieces per artist
Maximum size 13"x13" including frame (13" in all directions for 3-dimensional works)
All works must be frame and/or ready to hang

Art & Frame of Danbury is located at
60 Newtown RD
Danbury CT,  06810
Phone: (203) 748-0197
Hours: M-F 10-7, Saturday 10-6

Call to Artists - Art & Frame

open call for artists...

Harvest Moon

on display September 21 - November 2

To welcome the upcoming fall season, we are having a group show celebrating the harvest. Works should be autumn themed involving seasonal traditions, colors in the family of reds, oranges, and yellows,  farming and agriculture, anything reminiscent of the fall season. Hors d'oevres and refreshments will be served accompanied by musical group Phoenix Tree.

Deadline for submissions is Monday, September 16
Limit of two works per artist
Sizes no larger than 24x36 including frame
Any medium welcome, both 2D and 3D works
$20.00 Submission fee per artist
Art & Frame of Danbury is located at
60 Newtown RD
Danbury CT,  06810
Phone: (203) 748-0197
Hours: M-F 10-7, Saturday 10-6

Call to Artists!

Painting in Central Park
Monday - Friday
July 15-19
10 AM - 1 PM
All painting media, including watercolor, gouache, oil and acrylic, are welcome in this workshop concentrating on sketching the sights of Central Park. We will sketch in various locations in the park, capturing impressions of sunlight, weather, and space. Prior experience in drawing and painting is helpful but not required.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Call for Artists! Creative Minds! Deadline!!!

CT ArtList

Artists: You have until July 19 to submit your proposal for an artist designed 9 hole mini-golf course at Artspace New Haven. No fooling. Here is the submission info. http://artspacenh.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/mini-golf-call_final_final.pdf

Photographer opportunity!

Brian Antonio McCarley says:

"ok so i met this guy at a wedding that i was doing video for, and he is looking for editors and photographers I told him that i Would spread the word. He works out of Brookfield CT and Is a Master of his craft." https://www.facebook.com/DavidJeffreyPhotography?fref=ts
David Jeffrey Photography