Saturday, December 28, 2013

Eileen Tavolacci

Eileen writes, "On Tuesday 12/31/13 at 1:30, I will be having an Open Studio at Weir Farm (where I have been an honorary Artist In Residence for the last half of December). If anyone wants to stop by for a visit, let me know!"

Friday, December 27, 2013


CONNECTICUT SOCIETY OF PORTRAIT ARTISTS OPEN CALL FOR PORTRAITS: FACES OF WINTER 2014 ~ BUILDING ON CLASSICS. CSOPA’s 7th Biennial PORTRAIT EXHIBITION Jurors: Robert Anderson & Stephen Early. Valentine Awards Reception Feb 6. (Wear red!) Exhibit ends Feb 28. Submission Deadline JANUARY 3. Join us Feb 7 & 8 for an historic Portrait SYMPOSIUM: with Robert Alexander Anderson, Igor Babailov, Laurel Stern-Boeck, Michael Del Priore, Stephen Early, Max Ginsburg, Will Nathans, John Howard Sanden, Joel Spector, Fred Ross, Nelson Shanks, Jesus Villarreal. Demonstrations, critiques, presentations, premier art supply vendors. Details/Prospectus/Registration:

Friday, December 20, 2013

Joe DiGuiseppi

Joe DiGuiseppi Professional Fine Artist, Illustrator, Cartoonist, Muralist, Art Instructor. A Connecticut Local Artist, that specializes in Cartooning, Fantasy and Science fiction. to buy his learn to draw books.

If you always wanted to learn to draw and create Warriors, Wizards, Dragons, Faeries, and more then this is the book for you! All original artwork by Connecticut artist Joe DiGuiseppi

Silo Gallery Hunt Hill Farm

Guidelines for Submission
The Silo Gallery continues to follow the vision of Ruth and Skitch Henderson by
nurturing young talent, emerging, and
more established visual artists. 
The Silo Gallery will begin reviewing submissions for Gallery exhibits annually in
Artists should submit:
- 10 digital images in jpeg format
- A title list with date, dimension and media, numerically coinciding 
with all images
- A resume and bio
- An artist’s statement
- A self addressed stamped envelopefor return of all materials
Mail Submissions To:
Silo Gallery Hunt Hill Farm
Gallery Director
44 Upland Rd
New Milford, CT 06776

Thursday, December 19, 2013

MFA grads at WAA

Washington Art Association presents Young Talent 2014

WAA will kick-off the 2014 Exhibition Season with a young talent show. These are emerging artists who are under 30.

Come meet the artists at the opening reception on Saturday, January 11, from 4 - 6pm. This exhibition will run through February 1, 2014.

washington art association, 4 bryan memorial plaza in washington depot, P.O. Box 173, ct 06794 • 860.868.2878, Gallery Hours:
Tues. - Sat. 10am - 5pm

Featuring our MFA grads: 
Amy Almeida, 
Brie McDonald, 
Christina Ciacci, 
Megan Marden, 

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

MFA Visiting Artists at WCSU - Spring 2014

The Spring Visiting Artist schedule is out. Bios will be posted as each date approaches. Add these dates to your 2014 calendar:

Tuesday, 1/21/14 Ken Kewley, painter

Monday, 2/3/14 David Cohen, critic

Tuesday, 2/18/14 Zina Saunders, illustrator

Tuesday, 3/4/14 Kyle Staver, painter

Thursday, 3/13/14 Riley Brewster, painter

Tuesday, 4/1/14 Lee Tribe, sculptor

Thursday, 4/17/14 Selina Trieff, painter

Betsy Davidson

Betsy Davidson opens at the Bowery Galley with recent work in Oil, Collage and Assemblage Dec. 24. The opening reception is Saturday Dec. 28 from 4 - 6 pm and the show continues through Jan. 25.

to see more of Betsy's work, visit

Shown here: Galaxies Behind, 2013, mixed media collage 16x11.5

Vertical with Wing, 2011, mixed media assemblage, 22.5x8x4

Bright Island, 2013, oil on canvas, 12x8

Bowery Galley
530 WEST 25TH ST, 4TH FL
NEW YORK, NY 10001 • 646.230.6655

Francis Patnaude

Monday, December 16, 2013

Marlena Semenza also has cards for sale

Marlana Semenza, LLC specializes in portrait and fine art photography. They offer interior styling and design for photography, video and private homes. Please visit official website for more information, additional photos and blog.

Christine Lombardi

Christine is selling her cards at Silver Touch located in the Dolan Plaza on Greenwood Avenue in Bethel, CT, The cards are $4 each or 6 for $20. Her spring note cards are also on sale at You can also contact Christine if you are interested in purchasing cards.

Alain Picard

Picard Studio

Available - workshops, DVDs and more. 

Michael Whelan


from Michael Whelan: we
have had a busy year—because of you!

Thank you for your continued encouragement
and support for Whelan art.

Best wishes for happiness this wonderful season
and peace in the coming year.


Jeanine Molnar

Wed. 12/18 is the last day I will be shipping orders that will be sure to arrive by Christmas. Have a wonderful week!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

call for artists...

Absence of Color

On display January 11 - February 22

Art & Frame of Danbury will be hosting a group black & white show. This show is open to all styles and mediums, both 2 and 3-Dimensional. All works must be black, white, and/or gray scale values only.

Submission deadline January 6
Pick-up for non-selected works January 10
Entry fee of $20 per artist will be collected at time of drop-off
Limit 3 pieces per artist
Max size 24"x36"
All works must be framed and/or ready to hang
60 Newtown Rd
Rte 6 Plaza
Danbury CT 06810

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Catherine Vanaria

Catherine is a professional printer in both traditional and digital media. She also teaches photography at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Michael Whelan

Artist Opportunity

Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP)
Artist-in-Residence Program

The Artist-in-Residence Program at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP) offers emerging and established artists an opportunity to pursue their printmaking projects by providing time, privacy, equipment, and a creative environment.

Learn more at: