‘Focus Under Forty’ Exhibit Opens Sunday with Reception at Rowayton Arts Center

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A new show at the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC), “Focus Under Forty” will be on view July 28, 2019 through August 25, 2019. This all-media exhibition features artwork by local artists aged 16 to 39 years old.

The opening reception is free and open to the public on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Focus Under 40 Receiving at Rowayton Arts Center

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RAC Exhibiting Members (left) Barbara Murphy and (center) Sandy Mills help Emilia Smithies with her works for the show. Join us for the opening reception Sunday, July 28 from 4 to 6 pm

— an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center

The judge, Paul DeRuvo, is the associate printer and studio manager at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP). Paul began his printmaking studies at CCP at the age of 14. He has since graduated from Massachusetts College of Art where he was awarded a full presidential scholarship to study printmaking.

He then took classes at the Academy of Realist Art Boston continuing his dedication to representational work. He has exhibited in New York City, Boston and Connecticut, and recently had a solo exhibition in Berlin.

RAC gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The chair for the exhibition is Lucy Armstrong and the co-chair is Bruce Horan.

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.

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