Want to Become an Exhibiting Members of Rowayton Arts Center? Bring in Art for Review on May 13

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Artists interested in becoming an exhibiting member of Rowayton Arts Center may bring in artwork for consideration to the RAC gallery from 12 noon to 5 p.m., Thursday, May 13. The RAC will review the artwork on May 14, and artists will be selected that day, with notifications sent to accepted artists the following week. Artists should plan on picking up their artwork on Friday, May 14 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. or Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

See the full Exhibiting Member Prospectus here, on the RAC website. Benefits for RAC exhibiting members include entry into the Holiday Gift Show as well as the open juried exhibitions and members-only exhibitions. There is also the opportunity to participate in off-site shows and to have the artist’s information displayed in the Exhibiting Artists Online Gallery on the RAC website (fee required).

RAC painting Roxann Liebenhaut

Winners of Rowayton Arts Center’s Spring Juried Show Announced

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The Rowayton Arts Center has announced winners of its latest art exhibit, “Spring Juried Show,” on view now through April 10, 2021.  
— an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center
The annual, open-theme, all-media exhibition features 84 works by area artists chosen from almost 350 submissions.  
Winners were announced by the judge, Cybele Maylone, executive director of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield:
Best in Show: Roxann Leibenhaut of Hartford for “3 Girls Swimming” (Painting),

1st Place: Jennifer Williams of Rowayton for “Love Story” (Oil and Ink on Silver),
2nd Place: Ally Rusgrove of Newington for “Cat Lady” (Painting),
3rd Place:  Karen Popp of Greenwich for “Moonrise” (Pen and Watercolor),
Honorable Mention:
Eileen Carey of Stratford for “Travel Arrangements” (Painting), Alana Fagan of Milford for “Le Marché” (Watercolor Silkscreen), Josh Iguchi of Rowayton for “Tornado” (Photography), Lisa Laible of Rowayton for “Untitled 3” (Photography), Ginny Rowan of Riverside for “Lovebirds” (Watercolor). The chair for the show is Carol Fay and the Co-chair is Ronnie Gold. RAC gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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RAC Rowayton Arts Center Spring Juried Show 2021

Rowayton Arts Center’s Spring Juried Show Begins March 14

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Rowayton Arts Center’s “Spring Juried Show,” on view starting March 14, is an open-theme, all-media exhibition featuring 84 works by area artists chosen from almost 350 submissions. The show runs through April 10. The gallery will be closed this week to prepare for the March 14 opening. — an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center
RAC gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The chair for the show is Carol Fay and the co-chair is Ronnie Gold. The judge for the exhibition is Cybele Maylone, executive director of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield.

Charcoal drawing by Nancy McTague

Learn to Draw Flowers at Rowayton Arts Center Workshop, Starting Feb 19

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The Rowayton Arts Center is offering a new workshop, “Learn to Draw Flowers in a Variety of Media,” with Nancy McTague-Stock in the studio on four Friday mornings, starting Feb. 19. — an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center
The classes run from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. A new medium will be introduced each week, giving students the ability to experiment with different rendering methods. The fee for the workshop is $135.