June 9, 2017

Art Opening Reception
Friday, June 9, 2017
Meet the Artist 6-9 pm

122 Main Street, Lower Level, Collinsville
(860) 693-6689

Gallery Hours:
Friday Nights 'Meet the Artist' Receptions 6-9 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 11-4 pm

June 9-11 in downtown New London! The New London Festival for Creativity and Innovation is an unprecedented grassroots initiative in historic downtown New London,  The project, evolved to  over 100 creative participants, musicians, artisans, technologists, visual artists, performers, makers & arts & volunteers; 35+ supporting and participating organizations, businesses, building owners and more.  

The first of its kind in New London, Connecticut, the FESTIVAL OF CREATIVITY & INNOVATION (FCI) celebrates the visual arts & performing arts, creatives, artisans, makers & innovators through a series of city-wide collaborative events in a tremendous grass roots and unprecedented community effort!

Join us this weekend
Saturday, June 10th from 2-4PM
for an Afternoon with Kat O'Connor


 Meet the artist for discussion and refreshments, and see her solo exhibition in it's last month on display in the gallery.
This event is free and open to the public. Please contact us with any questions.
Don't forget to also check the International Festival of Arts & Ideas calendar for other arts activities in the area!
Tuesday - Thursday: 11AM - 5PM
Friday: 11AM - 6PM
Saturday: 11AM - 5PM

 Jason Werner | Paintings

On view: June 2 - June 30, 2017
Art reception  SATURDAY,   June 10th  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Here’s an intriguing thought…every day as a mason, Werner works with the most ancient materials on earth.
By night he paints the stars our planet and us are made from."
 Tickets available online until June 10th. Tickets available at Hygienic Art Park on the 10th & 11th. Special rates for the military and NEFA Conference Attendees. Present military ID or NEFA badge at gate.
Two Paths Through The Woods
MaryEllen Hendricks and Dan Long
June 3-July 30

Opening Reception:
Saturday, June 10th, 4:30-6:30pm
Artists Talk at 5:30pm
Please join us on Saturday for the opening reception of TWO PATHS THROUGH THE WOODS, featuring photographs by MaryEllen Hendricks and drawings by Dan Long.  Don't miss this exhibition of two artists' journeys with nature, photography, and drawing.

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GALLERY HOURS: Monday–Thursday 9-9, Friday 9-6, Saturday 9-5
RAW JAZZ includes Four Free Concerts:
"BASSDRUMBONE - the trio of Mark Helias on bass, Gerry Hemingway on drums and Ray Anderson on trombone romps through its music, artfully pulling compositions in three directions at once. Like...very few other jazz ensembles, BassDrumBone's collective improvisations can be bluesy or ethereal, pensive or raucous in the space of a few seconds." - Jon Pareles, New York Times

"The story keeps unfolding for this fabled trio that released its first outing in 1978. With rest stops along the way, the musicians' synergy remains as a source of amazement, coupled with their perpetual creative sparks that sculpt a route embedded with fresh concepts and supreme musicianship." - Glenn Astarita JazzReview.com
Be a part of the art in downtown Hartford!
Art on the Streets
May 16 - June 15 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tuesdays @ State House Sq. 
| Thursdays @ Pratt St.

We've partnered with Aetna to bring Art on the Streets back to downtown Hartford this spring! Ten local artists will present interactive artistic experiences for the public to enjoy that also draws attention to how the arts make us happier and healthier. Share your Art on the Streets photos with us on Instagram using #GHACxAetna and we'll repost!

I'll be at both locations next week with my "Re(Produce) Print Market
come on by and make art with fruit and veggies!!
 Tuesday, June 13  
Caribbean American Dance Co. 
Jeff Devereux
Tang Sauce
Anita Balkun

Thursday, June 15 
Anita Balkun
Lindsey Fyfe
Sea Tea Improv

24 Hours in the Life of New Haven
Happening June 17, 2017  

 Introducing the first annual New Haven Photo Day

New Haven Photo Day is asking anyone and everyone to take a photograph in New Haven on June 17, 2017, and upload it to this website (www.newhavenphotoday.com/submitphoto). New Haven Photo Day’s goal is to receive hundreds if not thousands of submissions, creating a broad portrait of New Haven on that day.
To participate, just take a photo anytime between 12:00am and 11:59pm on June 17th anywhere in New Haven and upload it here to be included in this community collaboration. Each person can submit up to three photos.
We will be leading and hosting many photo walks all around New Haven that day. Here is the list of scheduled walks.


Balkun Brothers in Hartford next Sat. 
Get your tickets now!!


The Gallery Upstairs at the Institute Library presents: EVIDENCE: Art & Facts
May 27 September 2, 2017
Artists: Mac Adams, Colin Burke, Jeanne Criscola and Linda Lindroth, Howard el Yasin Joan Fitzsimmons, Fritz Horstman, Meredith Miller, Jiehao Su. Curated By Martha Willette Lewis
Murder mysteries, detective stories, cop shows and procedural dramas are all staples of contemporary entertainment. Both documentary and imagined cases are put forth for our delectation as both human drama and abstract puzzle. Crimes committed and the methods for catching those responsible are at the heart of so much of the stories we tell, with increasingly detailed and technical portrayals of the infinitesimal or invisible materials gathered to corroborate visible information and solve the case. Everything, from the theater at the scene of the crime to the final legal sentencing are lovingly described, over and over again in our dramas, books, images blending science, art and human intrigue.
This exhibit highlights the role deductive reasoning and careful examination play in constructing a narrative and conclusion. All of the artists in this show collect and present data, constructing their works as a form of
visual proof and use the documentary concept of “evidence” to undertake a creative act. This mode of practice, borrowed from science, looks at the traces of activity which surround us, presenting them to us anew
to look again. EVIDENCE features photography, sculpture and installation that have the artist in the varied roles of collector, sleuth and witness.

                                                                    Artist Opps: 
Deadline Approaching
Five Points Gallery's 2nd Juried Exhibition.
Works will be selected by Joe Fig, artist and author of Inside the Artist's Studio, & Inside the Painter's Studio

The single award  will be  a 2018 solo exhibition in Five Points Gallery.  
Submission Deadline - June 16, 2017  
Exhibition Dates Aug.3 - Sept. 2, 2017.  
For more information, CLICK HERE 
       ALL ENTRIES DUE BY JUNE 12, 2017


For the second year, the Foundry Art Centre presents an all-media exhibition focusing on the written word’s role in the visual arts. The language of literature can be used in visual pieces literally, symbolically, texturally, referentially, and in many other ways. Context II will once again speak to the intersection between visual and written arts. This exhibition will coincide with our Literary Festival (held in conjunction with the St. Charles City County Library System) and our “Language” themed  evening of Second Thursdays: Living Art, an evening of free art activities, education, entertainment, and refreshment for the community.
For more information or to submit your work, click here