Upcoming and Current Events

Call For Entries for CWA's Annual Members' Juried Exhibit 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.

The opening reception and award ceremony is Saturday, April 4, 1 - 3 p.m. The closing reception is Friday, May 1, 6 - 8 p.m.

Download the prospectus by clicking on the PDF icon.

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

Past Events

November 21 - January 22, 2020

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

There will be no opening reception.


Jill Ziplow, Cultural Arts Director

Chase Family Gallery

Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford

335 Bloomfield Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

Linda DeStefanis, Delayed Departure, Oil on Canvas

June 15 - September 13, 2019

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


Opening Reception and Award Ceremony:

Saturday, June 22, 1 - 3 P.M.


Ann Sievers, Juror, Director and Curator of the Art Museum of the University of St Joseph, Hartford


Vivian Zoe, Museum Director ​

Slater Memorial Museum

108 Crescent Street

Norwich, Connecticut

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

Sunday, September 8, 2019  


The CWA 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.


Event planned by Anne Sheffield

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme Street 
Old Lyme, CT 06371

Diane Brown, (detail) Oil and Cold Wax Painting

August 1 - September 7, 2019

CWA Annual Portfolio Review for Consideration for Membership

Submissions begin on August 1, 2019. The deadline for receipt of all submissions is the first Saturday of September each year. This year, the first Saturday of the month is September 7. Please submit portfolios well in advance of the deadline. All women artists residing in Connecticut are eligible to become elected members after being accepted through the Annual Portfolio Review process or accepted into two Annual National Open Juried Exhibitions.

Sarah Schneiderman, Unintentionally Misstated Factualities, Assemblage


Credits for the home page Upcoming and Current Events images:

L to R: Carol Zamcheck, Three Birds, alabaster sculpture; Diane Brown, Loop-dee-Loop, oil & cold wax painting;  Linda DeStefanis, Delayed Departure, oil on canvas painting

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