Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Richter Association for the Arts - CALL FOR ARTISTS

April 29 from 3 - 7 pm - Receiving for Members' Art Show
Members' Art Show. Entry Form (PDF) found at http://www.danbury.org/richter/events.htm

The Richter Association for the Arts presents the 
No prints accepted except for portfolios.
The Selection Committee reserves the right to jury out any piece deemed inappropriate

Excellence and Merit prizes will be awarded
Saturday and  Sunday, May 3 and 4, from 2 - 5 p.m.
Saturdays May 10 & 17,from 2 – 4 p.m.
Sundays May 11 & 18 from 2 – 5 p.m.
Pick up - Sunday May 18 at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, April 25, 2014

KAA Member Show Call to Artists

Come  and Enter Your Work
Friday, 1 pm until 4 and Saturday from 10 am until 1 pm.
Whether member or non-member, you're invited to submit your work for one of KAA's most special shows of the season - the 2014 Spring Juried Show! (You can even become a member at receiving and receive a discount on your entry fees.)
Entrants from near and far will be bringing their finest creations for this show and yours will fit right in. The $1,200 worth of prizes includes a $500 award for Best in Show!
Join in the event!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Rick Villodas presents:

"Cyberblade", a group show of twenty area artists curated by former board member Rich Villodas opens on Friday, April 25 at 5 pm, and continues on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27 from 2 to 5 pm.

Richter Arts hopes to continue an old tradition of offering an opening on a Friday. Join us at 5:00 pm at Richter House for the opening of a Group Art Show, Cyber Blade, curated by Rick Villodas. The reception continues until 8 pm.

On Sunday, April 27 at 3 pm, Rick Spencer will give a musical/historical presentation on American work and trade, emphasizing the industrial history of Danbury.

Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Rd. Danbury, CT

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Marjorie Portnow

Following in the Footsteps of Corot
This summer Dan Gustin and Marjorie Portnow will teach a landscape painting class. For three weeks students will paint from the source, spending two days per week painting in the exact locations in Central Italy where Corot worked and two days per week painting around Monte Castello. Weekly trips including Rome and Florence give students opportunities to study Corot’s paintings in major collections. The class also includes individual studio time, regular critiques with faculty, a final critique and an end of session exhibition in the ICA Gallery. June 14-July 5, three weeks

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Call to Sculptors


The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, in partnership with WHEELpassion, invites sculptors to submit samples of their work for a creative challenge: to design an original, one-­of-­a-­kind award to be presented to the winner of the inaugural Danbury Audi Race4Scholars Criterium. The bike race, which will be held this summer in downtown Danbury on Sunday, August 17th, will help establish college scholarship funds for high school graduates who intend to major in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines, as well as medical and other relevant fields. 

The selected artist 
is asked  to be present at the August 17th awards presentation and will be recognized during the unveiling of the winning piece. The artist will  also be included in the race's extensive print, on air, and social media promotional campaigns, and on the Cultural Alliance website.  

Sculptors are encouraged to visit http://wheelpassion.org to become more informed about the organization and its charitable work. To apply, visit www.artswesternct.org. The deadline for all applications is Thursday, May 8thFor more information about this Call to Sculptors, and other services and resources provided by the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, call (203) 798-0760. 

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, with offices at 287 Main Street, Danbury, CT, is a leader in supporting a vibrant arts and culture community in Northern Fairfield and Southern Litchfield Counties. The Cultural Alliance promotes and advocates for arts, history, and culture as a primary driver of the economy and as an enriching influence for communities and people. The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, a 501c-3, is the largest and only regional service organization working to ensure better access to arts and culture for all residents and visitors in Greater Danbury. It is supported by public and private funding, corporate sponsors, and by its 165 members including more than 55 arts, history, and cultural organizations.  www.artswesternct.org

WCSU MFA lecture series

MFA lecture series continues with Painter Selina Trieff. She will discuss her work Thursday, April 17 at 11 a.m. in Viewing Room 1 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series. For more information, call (203) 837-8403 or visit www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/ArtSlideLecturesSpring2014.asp.

The Senior Thesis Exhibition

The Senior Thesis Exhibition, featuring the work of WCSU graduating art students, will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, from Wednesday, April 16, through Wednesday, April 30, in The Higgins Gallery in Higgins Annex on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. There will be an artist reception at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16. The exhibition and reception will be free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/2014SeniorThesisExhibition.asp.

Friday, April 11, 2014

call for artists...

In The Summertime

On display June 14 - July 19

A group show celebrating the season of Summer! 

Submission deadline is Monday June 9
Pick-up for non-selected works is
Friday June 13

Entry fee of $20 per artist will be collected at time of drop-off
Limit 2 pieces per artist
Max size 20"x24"
All works must be framed and/or ready to hang!

We will be hosting the opening reception for this show as part of Connecticut's annual Open House Day on Saturday June 14. For more information on Open House Day please CLICK HERE.
This event is free and open to the public.
Art & Frame of Danbury
60 Newtown Rd
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 748-0197
Hours: M-F 10-7, Sat 10-6

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Nancy White Cassidy in NH

Nancy White Cassidy is giving a talk at the Loon Center of the Lakes Region Audubon in Moultonboro, NH next Thursday from 7-8 pm. She will be discussing her process, her work and give some tricks-of-the-trade used by artists and illustrators. So please stop by if you happen to be near by!