- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Standing in the entryway of Tommy’s 160 Main are, from left, Lisa Willvonseder-Greto, in front of her large-scale painting “Stealing Roses”; Gladys Fennimore Freyer, holding her granddaughter Reagan Most; and restaurateur Tom Daoutis.
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, Inc. (SCAN) will present its 43rd Annual Spring Juried Art Show at Cyrenius H. Booth Library for eight days this month.
The will run from Saturday, June 15, to Saturday, June 22, at the library, 25 Main Street in Newtown. An opening reception and awards ceremony is planned for Sunday, June 16, from 2 to 4 pm. Over $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. The public is invited to view the exhibition, enjoy refreshments, and meet many of the participating artists during the reception.
- Thursday, June 6, 2013
“Long Shadows” is an 18 by 24-inch landscape done in acrylics by Anda Styler. Ms Styler will offer a demonstration on creating a similar scene — focusing on the New Mexican color palette — for The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown this month.
- Thursday, May 30, 2013
REDDING — The wonder and beauty of Connecticut’s New Pond Farm — from distant, rolling hills to closer barnyard scenes — spring to life in the imagination of some 50 regional artists whose will be included in New Pond Farm’s fourth invitational art show, “From Farm to Canvas,” June 1-16. In addition to the works being hung on the gallery walls, visitors will be able to browse through portfolios of agrarian and nature-themed artwork.
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Gigi Liverant painting a landscape in pastel on Wednesday, May 22, at 1:30. The demo will take place in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole).
It is not necessary to be a member of SCAN to attend. Admission is free.
- Thursday, May 9, 2013
An exhibition of art by students of Rick Daskam has opened at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, and will remain on view until May 31 during regular library hours.
For several years, the Society of Creative Arts in Newtown (SCAN) has offered daytime oil painting classes taught by well-known local artist Rick Daskam. Still life oil paintings created in class by some of Mr Daskam’s past and current students are on exhibit in the library’s community room.
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Christine Ivers painting a nocturnal cityscape in pastel at its next meeting, on Wednesday, May 8, at 7:30 pm.
The meeting and program will be in the lower meeting room of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is invited to attend, free of charge.
Watch the night come to life with the glowing lights and reflections of the city when pure pigment is applied to Ms Ivers’s handmade textured boards.
- Friday, March 22, 2013
Society of Creative Arts of Newtown program: Carol Reeves, 1:30 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, free, oil painting demonstration by Carol Reeves with a focus on floral still life, hosted by SCAN; 203-426-6654.
- Friday, March 22, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have an oil painting demonstration by Carol Reeves on Wednesday, March 27, at 1:30 pm. Her subject will be a floral.
The program is open to the public and will be held in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street.
Carol Reeves divides her time between Maine and Connecticut. This provides her with plein air painting opportunities that would fill any painter’s palette.
- Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) is presenting “Color In March,” a special exhibition of members’ works, at Newtown Municipal Center until March 29.
At least 100 paintings were expected for the show, done in oil, watercolor, acrylics, pastels, prints, graphics and mixed media. All pieces are original and available for purchase, with partial proceeds of each sale to benefit the local artists’s group.