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January 5, 2017


Happy New Year 2017!!



City Gallery
994 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Th-Su  12-4

January 5 – 29: Kaleidoscope: Four artists; Four different worlds. New work by Judy Atlas, Meg Bloom, Phyllis Crowley, and Nancy Eisenfeld, featuring painting, photography and sculpture. Opening Reception: Saturday, January 7,  2-5pm (Snow date January 8, 2-5pm). Artists Talk: Sunday, January 29, 2-4pm.



1 Maple Street
Chester, CT 06412

Wednesday & Thursday 12 - 6 pm
Friday: 12 - 7 pm
Saturday: 11 - 7 pm
Sunday 11 - 6 pm
Also available by appointment

Contact information:
mapleandmain@att.net l (860)-526-6065












Bromfield Gallery
450 Harrison Ave.
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 451-3605
Wed - Sun 12-5 

January 4 - 29
Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 6-830 pm

SOLO 2017 Winners
Juried by Sarah Montross, Associate Curator at deCordova 
Sculpture Park and Museum
Rudolf Lingens: "All that is solid melts into air."
Denise Driscoll: "Geometries of Inner Space"


Rudolf Lingens: "All that is solid melts into air."

This exhibition presents an immersive installation of recent and new works by Rudolf Lingens in his first solo exhibition. 

Lingens' work is animated by expressionistic and philosophical explorations of the contingency of objects and experiences in flux between desire and occupation.

Denise Driscoll: "Geometries of Inner Space"

In my paintings, complexity grows from a simple set of rules where the whole becomes more than the sum of its parts. Colors are layered, and marks gather over repeating patterns of circles and squares.
Bromfield Gallery, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118



The VETS Gallery, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence RI 02903

You are cordially invited to the opening reception for the ALRI Elected Members' Exhibition
Part II, which features over 30 of our artists.










Housatonic Museum of Art presents

Steve McCurry: INDIA

Steve McCurry: India features forty-four incredible photographs that capture the vibrant color and chaos of this ancient country, providing a stunning backdrop for the ordinary people who live and work in an extraordinary place.  The exhibit begins Thursday, January 12 and continues through February 10, 2017. All are welcome and encouraged to visit.

Best known for his iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ image that graced the cover of National Geographic over 30 years ago, McCurry stands as one of the most important voices in contemporary photography.  With scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name, McCurry recently turned to India for inspiration. He says, “I was looking for street scenes, images that show the economy, recreation, and religion—pictures that address the key elements of a place and, at the same time, are interesting in their own right.”

Housatonic Museum of Art

900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT, United States
Bridgeport, CT 06604













Meg Bloom: 

"What Remains" a large solo show including sculpture, installation and mixed media works  at Schumacher Gallery, Westover School, Middlebury Ct . The show will open January 6 and  run through March 3, 2017.  There will be an artist reception in the gallery January 6 from 5-630.  Westover School is at 1237 Whittemore Rd.,  Middlebury, Ct 06762. 

Go to their website, Westoverschool.org/ in the gallery for more information.  











January 6 - February 25, 2017

Join us for an artist reception
Friday, February 3, 2017 from 5PM-8PM in the gallery



CLOSED: December 24, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Tuesday - Thursday: 11AM - 5PM
Friday: 11AM - 6PM
Saturday 11AM - 3 PM












The Art Guild of Middletown is proud to announce its 

Fifth Annual Exhibit of Artwork by Members, 

January 7-28, 2017 at the Portland (CT) Public Library at 20 Freestone Avenue (Tel. 860-342-6770). The public is invited to attend the opening reception from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 7. (Snow date is Saturday, January 14, 2-4 p.m.) Refreshments will be served and awards for first, second, third place and honorable mention will be announced. Library hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., and Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The Art Guild’s website is www.middletownartguild.org.


















The world needs peace now more than ever.

Join us on Sunday, Feb 19th, 2017 at
Artists For World Peace on Broadway 6,
to support community, change, and love.


Click here to choose your seats and purchase tickets on our Eventbrite page.

Our last 5 Broadway events have transformed the lives of thousands of people in Kibosho-Umbwe, Tanzania: proceeds from our events have allowed us to build our health center, establish an eye clinic, and sustain hundreds of children through our orphanage. Proceeds from this year's event will open the very first Women's Health Center and Dental Clinic in this region of Tanzania! 

See you there!
Wendy, Sharone, and everyone at AFWP















 3Elements Review new quarterly issue, 

online Literary Journal 

featuring 2 of my bookworks and several other wonderful writers and artists on the topics: 

Glaze, Thread, Murmur. 

Commonplace Cupboard by Anita Gangi Balkun


Check it out here: 








Artist Opps:



All Entries are due by January 16

March 10 - April 21, 2017

Juror | TBA

Luck plays a role in each life, whether a person believes in the concept or simply wishes a colloquial "Good luck!" to a friend. This concept is instilled in numerous cultures and manifests itself in superstitions, myths, and rituals. Luck of the Draw invites artists in any media to submit work that explores the theory of luck, investigates happenstance, or portrays this abstract concept.
Submit your entries here






Click here for the 2017 Application and layout.  Be a part of the 3rd Annual Artisan & Fine Crafts Showcase and join the high quality exhibitors that were successful.  Categories are limited to apply today!   








20th Annual Photography Exhibit

Clubhouse Gallery

February  12 - March 5, 2017

Juror: Stephen Dunn

Stephen is a veteran journalist with 36 years of experience at The Hartford Courant who has covered stories throughout the world as well as hundreds of poignant stories in Connecticut. He has covered stories as diverse as life in Hartford's last housing project to the America's Cup in western Australia. In addition to covering every president since Gerald Ford, he has photographed the NCAA Final Four in Texas twice, the GOP National Convention in New York and the San Francisco earthquake of 1989. He was a member of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team for spot news in 1999.

Click here for the prospectus and pre-registration form