Saturday, March 19, 2016

Job Opportunity


March 16, 2016

Dear Friends,

Our jurors are reviewing a ton of wonderful applications and we are preparing for the 2016 season! 

See below for information about our search for an on-site colony manager. This is a great opportunity for the right creative person, artists preferred. Please help us spread the word! 

Job Opening: Summer Colony Manager

The Hewnoaks Artist Colony is seeking an organized, responsible creative person to live on our beautiful campus on Kezar Lake for the summer. The right candidate will have experience with artists and artist colonies and a willingness to fit their own creative practice around the needs of our residents. Duties will include checking residents in and out each weekend, some cleaning and caring for our cottages, making sure artists have what they need to work, communicating regularly with the Hewnoaks Program Manager and local board members, attending to any sudden facilities issues, and encouraging conversations among resident artists each week.

This position requires living at the Hewnoaks lodge from June 23rd through September 24th and will involve roughly 15-20 hours of work each week depending on the needs of the residents. Applicants must be able to work all or most Saturdays as this is our change-over day, and days away must be scheduled in advance.

Spouses and significant others are welcome to stay as well, but children cannot be accommodated.  

Payment is a $3000 stipend for the summer in addition to a room and studio space in our main lodge.

Please submit a letter of interest, a resume and three references, saved as one pdf, and email it to: .

The application window will be open until March 31st, 2016.                            

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Ival Stratford Kovner

Famous Gallery (Pop Up!)
262 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel CT 06801

New Exhibition:
TITLE "Plants I Have Known"
Ival Stratford Kovner MS, MFA

Charles Ives Center was the source for the oil paintings currently on display at the former building that featured several  Pop Up Gallery exhibitions in Bethel.  Large scale depictions showcase brilliantly hued images  of Westconn's Westside campus plants and foliage.

Ruben Cobos, the proprietor of this exciting gallery space offers dry cleaning services as well.  Stop in to see the new gallery space - the newest Pop Up Gallery in town! 

Monday- Friday 7-6
Saturday 8-5