Upcoming and Current Events

The CWA Annual Members' Juried Show and the opening reception are postponed until further notice. Out of concern for the health and safety of our members during this time due to COVID-19, CWA is postponing this year’s Members’ Show at the New Britain Art League and making the exhibit available online. A link to view the exhibit online at Online Juried Shows and the results of the award winners will be posted when the juror has made the award selections.

 

April 4 - May 1, 2020 

CWA's Annual Members' Juried Show

 

Art League of New Britain

30 Cedar Street

New Britain, CT 06052

 

Opening reception and award ceremony: Saturday, April 4, 1 - 3 p.m.  Cancelled.

Closing reception: Friday, May 1, 6 - 8 p.m.

Juror: Jean Dalton

ALNB President: Paul Baylock

June 12 - August 27, 2020

Invitational Exhibit in Celebration of CWA's 90th Year

 

East Hartford Public Library

740 Main Street

East Hartford, CT 06108

 

CWA is pleased to announce a 2020 Invitational Exhibit at the East Hartford Public Library of artwork by former and present CWA Officers, Council, and Members in celebration of its 90th year. The June to late August exhibit date coincides with an exhibition at the Art Museum of the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, of the work of the founders of CWA called, Where Are the Women? Rediscovering the Origins of Connecticut Women Artists.

 

Call for Entries for the 91st Annual National Open Juried Exhibition, 2020

 

Open to non-members and members of CWA, the online submission deadline is Sunday, July 19, 2020, before midnight. Enter up to three images online at www.onlinejuriedshows.com. For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @ 72 dpi on the longest side. Images should be in JPEG format, RGB color.

Opening reception and award ceremony: Saturday, September 12, 1 - 3 p.m.

Download the prospectus here.

August 29 - September 25, 2020

91st Annual National Open Juried Exhibition

Ar

Arts Center East

709 Hartford Turnpike

Vernon, CT 06066

 

Opening reception and award ceremony: Saturday, September 12, 1 - 3 p.m.

Juror: Carol Padberg

Arts Center East Executive Director: Jennifer Kowal

October 29 - February 7, 2020

CWA's Annual Council Exhibit

Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery

The Gallery at Middlesex Health Shoreline Medical Center

250 Flat Rock Place
Westbrook, CT 06498

Opening reception: Thursday, October 29, 6 - 8 p.m.

Past Events

Call For Entries for CWA's Annual Members' Juried Show, 2020

Open to members of CWA, the online submission deadline is Sunday, March 1, 2020, before midnight. Enter up to three images online at www.onlinejuriedshows.com. For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @ 72 dpi on the longest side. Images should be in JPEG format, RGB color.

Opening reception and award ceremony: Saturday, April 4, 1 - 3 p.m.

Closing reception: Friday, May 1, 6 - 8 p.m.

Download the prospectus here.

Diane Brown, Loop-dee-Loop (Detail), Oil and Cold Wax 

November 21 - January 22, 2020

The Annual Council Exhibit Showcasing the Artwork of CWA’s Leadership at the Chase Family Gallery

Chase Family Gallery

Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford

335 Bloomfield Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

There will be no opening reception.

Jill Ziplow, Cultural Arts Director

Linda DeStefanis, Delayed Departure, Oil on Canvas

Nike of Samothrace and Pergamon Frieze, Slater Memorial Museum, Connecticut

June 15 - September 13, 2019

90th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum

 

Slater Memorial Museum

108 Crescent Street

Norwich, Connecticut 06360

Opening reception and award ceremony: Saturday, June 22, 1 - 3 p.m.

Juror: Ann Sievers, Director and Curator of the Art Museum of the University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut

Vivian Zoe, Museum Director ​

 

Diane Brown, New Spirit (detail), Oil and Cold Wax

Sunday, September 8, 2019  

CWA MEMBER EXCLUSIVE

90th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting at the Florence Griswold Museum

The Florence Griswold Museum and gardens are a perfect setting for our celebration and Annual Meeting. September eighth's festivities will include a spectacular brunch at the Florence Griswold Museum with activities including a chance to create work on the grounds of this lovely space, view the works in the Museum, visit with CWA friends, hear Nancy Noble as a guest speaker, and rally and commemorate our beginnings. The fee for the day, including the brunch is $30.00. The due date for the entry is August 24.

 

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme Street 
Old Lyme, CT 06371

Event planned by Anne Sheffield

CONNECTICUT WOMEN ARTISTS, INC.

 

 

 

Credits

Home page slide show images: CWA Member Michele Tragakiss, Hope, Oil and Ink on Paper; CWA Member Kathleen DeMeo, Alpenglow, Monotype; CWA Member Grace McEnaney, The Rose Window, Watercolor.  Home page events images: L to R: Diane Brown, Loop-dee-Loop, oil & cold wax painting; Carol Zamcheck, Three Birds, alabaster sculpture; Linda DeStefanis, Delayed Departure, oil on canvas painting.  Events page: A recent CWA Annual National Open Juried Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, Connecticut - Photo by CWA member B. Rossitto.

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