Sunday, September 27, 2015

Call to artists - Richter

We invite all artists to submit entries for cash awards in the categories of Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Fiber Arts, Pastel, Photography, Drawings, Graphics, Sculpture to the 37th Annual Juried Art Show & Sale.

 Receiving day is Tues. Sept. 29, from 3-7 pm. at Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury. 

Awards will be presented at the reception on  Saturday, October 3, 2015,  3 p.m. at Richter House. The show continues on Oct. 4, 2-5 p.m. (Concert at 3 p.m.),
October 10, 2 – 4 p.m. and October 11, 2 – 5 p.m. 
(Concert at 3 p.m.)

For further information, call 203-744-0427
or visit the Richter Arts web site 

Friday, September 11, 2015

Tiffany Johnson

Tiffany Johnson MFA '12 invites you to her show at The Miss Porters School August 24-October 4.
An exhibition of new and some old works at Gilbert Gallery Dining Hall.
To view by appointment please contact the Visual Arts Department at: 860-409-3701 and ask for Grier Torrence

Sheri Schwartz

Sheri writes, "
I'm instructing monthly figure drawing sessions at the Mattatuck Museum beginning this Sunday from 2-5 PM. Other dates are 10/11 &11/22. Hope you can join me!"

Call for artists - Kent Art Association

last Members' Show of the season! Bring your best work in on Saturday to participate.
The show will run from September 13th to October 12th. Our great judges are past KAA President, Paul Gould, and painters Trudy Walter and Pamela Reese. Don't forget, five Awards of Excellence at $100 a piece will be given out!
Program/Receiving - Sept. 12, 11am-2pm
Opens - Sept. 13, 1-5pm
Awards Reception - Sept. 19, 2-4pm
Closes - Oct. 12, 5pm
Pick-up - Monday Oct. 12 at 5pm, or Tuesday Oct. 13, 1-4pm

Carmen Lund

Make plans to escape the cold and snow this winter. . .

Paint & Play on the stunning island of Vieques!

A 6-Day Creative Getaway -- Feb. 22 - Feb. 27, 2016

From the very first time I set foot on Vieques, a small sea-washed island in the Caribbean, I knew this beautiful and serene tropical paradise would be the perfect setting for a painting workshop and vacation.

I would love you to join us this February, 2016 for a memorable, creative experience. Relax, paint and play on the Enchanted Isle of Vieques!
Click to learn the details of this creative getaway and to see photos of this spectacular, unspoiled island in the Caribbean.. 

What are you waiting for?

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Call to Artists! Richter Arts

The Richter Association for The Arts
proudly presents its 37th Annual Juried Art Show & Sale

October 3 & 4   2-5 p.m.

Oct. 4   (Concert at 3 p.m.)

October 10   2 – 4 p.m.

October 11   2 – 5 p.m.  (Concert at 3 p.m.)

Receiving: Tuesday September 29, 2015 - 3-7 p.m.

AWARDS: Over $1000 in cash prizes (No artist can win more than one award)
Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Fiber Arts,
Pastel, Photography, Drawings, Graphics, Sculpture

Reception and Awards - Saturday, October 3, 2015   3 p.m.

Richter Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury, CT

Pamela Hochstetter

Pamela Hochstetter '80 is partnering with a wellness/healing center in Ridgefield, CT, "Turning Point Reiki, LLC" with JoAnn Duncan who is a Reiki Master Teacher and Integrated Energy Therapy Practitioner.Pamela will be offering workshops and classes at the center and in her studio. To see the schedules visit

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Marcella Kovac

Marcella Kovac '04 created a project for herself: to take one photograph every day of Seaside Park, "The Seasides," for one year in order to document the park's importance to the city and its "everyday beauty" throughout the four seasons. The result is a treasury of all that is beautiful, evocative, moody and surprising about the park, whose founding was spurred in the 1860s by a donation of land from entrepreneur P.T. Barnum and other city pillars. Primarily designed by noted architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Seaside Park was listed in 1982 on the National Register of Historic Places .

Now that the project is completed, Kovac said, she intends to create a coffee-table book, postcards and prints from the collection - all of which she wants ready for the annual Bridgeport Art Trail and "open studios" Nov. 12-15. (The collection will be on view at her Elm Street studio during a reception on Friday, Nov. 13, from 7 to 10 p.m., with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Friends of Seaside Park.)

Marcella is the founder, partner and creative director at The Bananaland , on the third floor of the old Schwerdle Stamp Factory at 162 Elm St. in downtown Bridgeport. Described as a "creative agency," the company specializes in graphic design, marketing, website development, social media and product branding.

Tom Dowell

Tom writes, "Exploring more of the pastels these days. I will be showing some of my work at the Newtown Art Festival! I'll have a tent with a few works. September 19-20th at the Fairfield Hills. Check it out and bring people! "

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Richter Association for the Arts receiving for Juried Art Show 9/29

The 2015 Juried Art Show will open on Saturday, Oct. 3. It will continue on Oct. 4, 10, and 11. Receiving will be on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 3 - 7 p.m. Pick up is on Sat., Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon or artists can leave their work up until the end of the season, Oct. 25.

Please remember that artwork cannot exceed 32"x40" unless only one piece is submitted. Also, on Sundays, there will be performances in the salon between 3 &4 p.m. Artwork can be viewed before and after that time.

Call 203 744-0427 for further info. 

Alain Picard

Alain will be at SCAN on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. for a demonstration pastel portrait. His newest book, "Mastering Pastels" was released in April 2015.

Ival Stratford-Kovner '86, '92

Ival Stratford-Kovner '86, '02 and Alumni Association Board member has received a request to speak at Harvard University this Fall - discussing her artwork and career - she adds, "looking forward to visiting with friends while in the area!"