Friday, June 27, 2014

Karen Bonanno

Karen writes, "I'll have a few new paintings in a group show at Gallery 25 in New Milford. Show will be up till September 13. Opening reception is tomorrow (Saturday 6/28) from 4-6pm. Stop by, say hello and see some art."

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Jill Sarver invites you to Drink n' Draw

Drink n' Draw - June
06/19/2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM ET
Admission: $20.00
Click here to register online
We supply the materials, you supply the creativity!
Enjoy an evening of drawing from a live nude model in a relaxed and informal environment while you sip beverages and sample tasty treats. All levels welcome, ages 21+

Job opportunities

Art Jobs in CT

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Jessica Bartlet

Jess writes, "Join me downtown!  I will be at 40 main street suite 4 all day Saturday and Sunday the 28th and 29th of June!  The building is going to be packed with great art and artists!  Shuffle through great art and then enjoy a pint and a bite an any of our wonderful downtown watering holes! You could make it a day and drop by any one of the many local vineyards in between studios.  Torrington has a unique and vibrant arts community and this this your chance to see T-town at it's best!   Could you forward this email to anyone who might be interested, please?  Thanks!  Hope to see you soon!"

Friday, June 13, 2014

Photography Exhibit

Photographs by Tara Tomaselli

Coastal New England
June 16 - August 24, 2014

Stella Restaurant & Bar
213 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel, CT 06801
June 21st   2:00 - 4:00 pm

This exhibition is part of the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut's Accessible Art Project

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Tiffany Johnson

Tiffany writes, "Excited and got butterflies in my stomach for the art lecture I am giving today on my work to about 50 kids in Bridgeport CT"

Registering your images

Tips to Register Your Images with Little or No Screaming
by artist Jill Meyer
Jill Meyer art & design

 Registering images with the US Copyright Office, whether online or through the mail, has always been somewhat of a challenge. I’m going to give you some tips to help make that journey a little easier, and hopefully keep your frustration level low enough so that the necessity to scream is minimal or non-existent.

Call - rock n roll auditions!

Great opportunity to show your many talents...try out to be part of this popular rock n' roll musical! Auditions June 23 & 24 7-10pm @ the Center Street Studio....9 Center Street, Thomaston CT
Contact the theatre for audition info and appointments...

The Buddy Holly Story Auditions
Monday, June 23 at 7:00pm
Landmark Community Theatre in Thomaston, Connecticut

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Call for Artists - Loft artists Association

ShawnaLee Waterbury Kwashnak

Saturday June 14th 2-4pm. 

Meet the artist, bring your pet pictures & stories, and enjoy some light refreshments!

Woodbury Public Library
269 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798

Portraits by ShawnaLee

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Megan Marden

Megan writes, "I will be teaching a weekend workshop at Washington Art Association on July 12 & 13. More information will be on their website soon. Please tell your friends!"

Joel Spector

Below you'll find an article about my pastel work in the current issue (June 2014) of Pastel Journal Magazine.

Job Opportunity

A design company headquartered in CT is looking for a graphic designer with 3-5 years experience. A great opportunity in an established and growing company.
Message me if you're interested or know someone who might be. See below for job description.

The Graphic Design Specialist will produce all in-house creative projects that are both template based and original (i.e. print, web, and collateral), assist in strategic design solutions, manage visual assets (e.g. photography, logos, etc), oversee print production, adhere to and be an enforcer of corporate branding and logo treatments, assist in presentation design and support the overall Marketing department as needed.
This position is both creative and administrative and will require excellent attention to detail. In addition, this position is fast-paced in a growing department/brand and will require a resourceful and positive attitude under pressure with strong time management and multi-tasking skills.
Reports to:
Senior Brand Marketing Manager
Primary Responsibilities:
• Create and populate templates for product launch support materials
• Design materials for print and digital that are on strategy and on brand
• Responsible for proofreading and accuracy of all in-house creative projects
• Partner with agencies to execute template based projects
• Collect and pre-flight check files for release
• Partner with print and web vendors during production process
• Produce template based marketing materials for boutique partners
• Format web photography, editorials and advertisements
• Organize and maintain files in meticulous fashion
• Work with manager and cross functional partners to complete projects on time/budget
• Assist in overall Marketing projects
Required Skills:
• College degree in Graphic Design or equivalent work experience
• 3-5 years full-time related experience
• Strong production skills and demonstrated mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
• Working knowledge of Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint templates
• Have a thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing
• Web design experience a plus
• Strong design sense and problem solving skills
• Very organized with excellent attention to detail
• Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
• Resourceful and quick learner
• Work well independently and as part of a team
• Good communication skills and the ability to express abstract ideas visually
• Highly motivated with a strong work ethic
• An eye for design and an aptitude for growth
Position Type:
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Jill Sarver

Hope that you can join us at the Arts Center this THURSDAY for our first, one-night-only Pop Up exhibition for the Westport Artists Collective! This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, June 2, 2014