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Essex Art Association


The Essex Art Association
2017 Exhibition and Events Schedule


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 has 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.
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December 9 — Chilly, Cheap & Chili



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 from noon - 5 pm , Monday from 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 form

 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


Previous Exhibits - Essex Art Association - 2017 Season

VALLEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ART SHOW
Dates: Monday, April 24 - Thursday, April 27, 2017
Hours: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm   
Reception and Awards: Wednesday, April 26, 4:00 - 6:00 pm


“ANYTHING YOU WANT”  Spring Juried Show 
Judged for Entries & Awards
Hours: 1-5 pm daily, except Tuesdays, May 6-27, 2017

 

Reception: Friday, May 5, 6-8 pm
Entry Dates: Sunday, April 30 & Monday, May 1, 2-5 pm
Pickup: Sunday, May 28 & Monday, May 29, 2-5 pm
Show Chair(s): Kay Brigante
Juror: Leila Daw

Exit Gallery Featuring: Diana Roberts Paschall,  "Sharing a View"

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Click here for registration forms.
Click here for list of accepted artists.


UP IN THE ATTIC” — Elected Artist ShowNon–juried - Judged for awards only
Hours:1-5 pm daily, except Tuesdays, June 3 – June 24, 2017

Reception: Friday, June 2, 6-8 pm
Entry Dates: Sunday, May 28 & Monday, May 29, 2-5 pm
Pickup: Sunday, June 25 & Monday, June 26, 2-5 pm
Show Chair(s): Ann Knickerbocker
Juror: Melanie Carr
Exit Gallery Featuring: Layne,  "When The House Needs Cleaning, I Paint"

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“A WALK IN THE…” — Open Show
Non–juried - Judged for awards only
Hours: 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays, July 1 – July 22, 2017

Reception: Friday, June 30, 6-8 pm
Entry Dates: Sunday June 25 & Monday, June 26, 2-5 pm
Pickup: Sunday, July 23 & Monday, July 24, 2-5 pm
Show Chair(s): Tony Donovan
Juror: Moya Aiken
Exit Gallery Featuring: Mary Mellot, "Into the North"

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“WEATHER, WHETHER” — Summer Juried Show
Judged for Entries & Awards


Hours: 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays July 29– August 19, 2017
Reception: Friday, July 28, 6-8 pm
Entry Dates: Sunday, July 23 & Monday, July 24, 2-5 pm
Pickup: Sunday, August 20 & Monday, August 21, 2-5 pm
Show Chair: Lee Bardenheuer

Juror: Lenny Moskowitz
Exit Gallery Featuring: Pam Carlson, "Forever"

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Click here for list of accepted artists and artwork


“WILD AND CRAZY” — Open Show
Non–juried — Judged for awards only

 

Hours: 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays August 26 – September 16, 2017
Reception: Friday, August 25, 6-8 pm
Entry Dates: Sunday, August 20 & Monday, August 21, 2-5 pm
Pickup: Sunday, September 17 & Monday, September 18, 2-5 pm
Show Chair(s): Joanne Ryan, Ann Gantner, Nancy Gould, Mary Bell, Carol MacElwee
Juror: Eileen Eder
Exit Gallery Featuring: Ellen Gaube, "Scars, Wounds and Other Insults"

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