A new show at the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC), “Spring Juried Show,” is now online at racgallery.carbonmade.com.
— an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center
This all media exhibition features artwork by over one hundred artists chosen from almost 350 submissions.
Winners were announced on April 8:
Best in Show, Melissa Orme of Ridgefield for “Celebration,” (Acrylic on Linen; see image below), 1st Place, Nancy Woodward of Wilton for “Sisters,” (Digital Photography), 2nd Place, Katharine Draper of Norwalk for “Environmental Spiral” (Ink on Paper), 3rd Place, Gregg Welz of Norwalk for “Spiral Vortex” (Paper Cuts) and Honorable Mention, Joanie Landau, “Roses for Sara Diptych” (Prints on Plexiglass).
The chair for the exhibition is Joanna Bridges and the co-chair is Pamela Davis. The judge, Lisa Cooper, grew up surrounded by artists including her mother, a painter and jewelry designer, and father a successful businessman with a passion for creating Nevelson-like wood sculptures.
Professionally, prior to opening Elisa Contemporary Art, Lisa spent over 20 years in marketing roles for top brands, including IBM, Chase and Mercedes-Benz. She launched the Riverdale Gallery in 2008 and the CT Art Salon in 2017.
The gallery has participated in Art Fairs in New York, the Hamptons and Miami and curated over 40 exhibits. Lisa is currently a member of the Arts & Architecture Review Committee at Saint Peter’s Church in Manhattan; Art Table, POWarts, and the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County.
RAC celebrates the study, creation and appreciation of the arts through classes, exhibitions and events open to all in the community. For almost 60 years, this nonprofit organization has been a cultural gem in Rowayton.
The gallery and art school overlook the scenic Five Mile River at 145 Rowayton Avenue with space for regional artists to exhibit their art and a classroom for workshops and classes at all levels offered to children and adults.
Visit rowaytonarts.org and follow @rowaytonarts.