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Essex Art Association

EAA Council Members
Chip Rutan, President
Pam Carlson, Vice-President
Peggy Price, Secretary

Barbara Morrissey, Treasurer
Elin Dolle, Member
Bob Gantner, Member
Ellen Gaube, Member
Susan Malan, Member
Peggy Price, Member

Kay Brigante
Janet Rayner
Co-Administrative Directors

Essex Art Association exhibitions are funded with support from the Connecticut Office of the Arts

EAA Rental Season Exhibitions & EAA post gallery season events

The Essex Art Association member gallery season is over, but there are still public exhibitions and events at the EAA Gallery! The gallery rental season and the EAA post gallery season have a lot to offer. 

EAA Rental Season Exhibitions 2017

October 6- 9 — "Five Women Painting", an exhibit of artwork by Pam Carlson, Rosemary Cotnoir, Cathy DeMeo, Janet Rayner and Claudia Van Nes    
Gala Opening Party Friday October 6, 5 - 8 pm
Free art demonstrations 1:00 – 4:00 pm with Janet Rayner on Saturday and 
Pam Carlson & Claudia Van Nes on Sunday.  
Exhibit Open Saturday & Sunday noon - 5 pm , Monday 11 am - 3 pm - Click for poster

October 18-23 — "Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Student Exhibition"

​October 26-29 — "Save a Horse - Buy Art" - Click for entry

 EAA post gallery season:
November 8-December 30 — Images of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat 2017
All EAA member artists are invited to exhibit their work in the Oliver O. Jensen Gallery in the River Valley Junction building at the Valley Railroad Company in Essex, CT. With 40,000 people visiting the Valley Railroad and riding the trains during the holiday season, this is a wonderful time of year to exhibit in this gallery, housed in the only heated building on site. Entries must represent the Essex Steam Train, the Becky Thatcher Riverboat, or any of the locomotives, rolling stock, buildings, signage, etc. located on the EST&R properties.
  Click for prospectus

December 9 Chilly, Cheap & Chili