Monday, December 10, 2018

Thursday 12/13 - Annual Meeting & Holiday Party

Clinton Art Society
Annual Meeting & Holiday Party
Thursday, December 13  from   5-7 pm
Green Room at
Andrews Memorial Town Hall
54 East Main Street, Clinton
Music, Food, Refreshments, Gift Swap
Meet & Elect New Board Members
2019 Exhibitions & Demos
Satellite Gallery Sign-Up
More More Info: Contact Liz Egan at 860-669-4487
See you there!!

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Call for Winter Scene Artwork, Holiday Happenings!

Hope your 
was fun, 
filled with 
love and laughter!

Call for Artwork of Winter!!!

CAS is preparing our annual Holiday card and 2019 List of Calendar Dates Card.  If you are interested in having your artwork featured on the card, please e-mail a .jpg of your work IMMEDIATELY to CAS at  I need to receive it by Wednesday, November 28.  Thanks!!
Our holiday mailing will also include your new Membership Status and Renewal Information and other great info.

Save the Date!!
Annual Meeting and Holiday Party
Thursday, December 13 5-7 pm
Green Room, Andrews Memorial Town Hall
Music, refreshments, art swap!

Friday, November 16, 2018

Clinton Art Society Reception TONIGHT!! 5-7 pm

Tonight's the Night!!!
Meet the Artists Reception
Friday, November 16   5-7 pm
Enjoy the beautiful art of Karen Wiesner, JoAnna Chapin, and Hilary Griffin. 
Enjoy delicious food and libations.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

CAS 2018 Exhibition Winners Reecption FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 5-7 pm

Meet and Greet the Artists Reception
Friday, November 16      5-7 pm
(please note this new revised date!)
Andrews Memorial Town Hall Green Room
54 East Main Street, Clinton
Enjoy delicious beverages and hors d'oeuvres while viewing our newset exhibition. Meet the artists Karen Wiesner, JoAnna Chapin, Hilary Griffin, Marilee Noonan, and Marge Casey.

2019 Fine Arts and Flowers Calendars on sale now!!
These special calendars are a unique collaboration between Clinton Art Society and the Arbor Garden Club of Cllinton.  The calendars combine CAS members paintings from the Summer Juried Exhibition with their Floral Interpretations by The Arbor Garden Club's members.  Inspirational quotes and full color make the calendar beautiful ad exciting.  $20 each.  Proceeds benefit community programs by Clinton Art Society and the Arbor Garden Club.
Makes a great Holiday Gift!!  Calendars available at the reception, at the December 2 Christmas in Clinton event or by going to the CAS website

See you at the Friday, November 16 Reception!!

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Clinton Art Society News and Upcoming Exhibitions

Our 2019 Calendar is ON SALE!!
During this year's Summer Juried Exhibition, members of The Arbor Garden Club of Clinton selected 12 artworks from the show to do floral interpretations.   The floral interpretations were on display throughout our exhibit.  The 12 paintings the floral interpretations became the basis for Fine Art & Flowers, a 2019 calendar.  Calendars are full color and feature photographs and artist's quotes as well as notable dates through out the year.  Calendars are on sale for $20.  Proceeds benefit Clinton Art Society and The Arbor Garden Club programs and are part of an important community partnership.

Our newest Exhibition opens November 1!!
During our 2018 season, jurors at each exhibit selected a new Exhibition Prize.  Each year, CAS the Exhibition Prize winners from our Member's Show, Elected Member's Show, and Summer Juried Exhibition will be featured in an exhibit in the Green Room at Andrews Memorial Town Hall in Clinton.  We are proud to announce that our first group will be JoAnna Chapin, Karen Wiesner, and Hilary Griffin.  Each will have 15-20 works on display.  A Meet the Artists Reception is planned for Thursday, November 15 from 5 - 7 pm.  Plan to come and enjoy delicious seasonal hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while you enjoy this beautiful exhibit.

Member Exhibitions
Clinton Art Society Exhibitions have now moved to a quarterly schedule.  Beginning November 1, 2018 and running through January 31, 2019 the following members will have exhibits at our satellite locations: Marilee Noon will be featured at Liberty Bank and Marge Casey will be featured at Water's Edge.  The Clinton Art Society Permanent Collection which features works by Lucille Grimm, Cora Howard, and other CAS notable will have a permanent home at The Annex in Clinton.
If you are a member and signed up to exhibit at one of these sites for the 2019 season, you will be contacted by our coordinators.  Not sure, or want to to sign up?  Send us an e-mail at  Our next sign-up for Satellite Galleries will be January 31, 2019 at Receiving for the 2019 Members' Exhibit.  Have an exhibit you want featured on our website?  Send info and a digital .jpeg image to

2019 CAS Members Show
The Clinton Art Society 2019 Member's Show will run from February 1 - April 30, 2019 in the Green Room at Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 East Main Street, Clinton.  A reception is planned in February.  We will have a special juror who will give an Art Critique and also select 30 paintings to be included in the Clinton Art Society Zahn Gallery Special Exhibition September 15 - October 15, 2019 at the Zahn Gallery at Middlesex Hospital Clinic in Westbrook.  Only current members will be eligible to participate.  Look for your invitation to join and renew membership along with our 2018 Year-End Summary at the end of December.  

Receiving for Trees of Connecticut Exhibit at HCH Library
The Clinton Trees Committee will once again host the Connecticut Trees Exhibit at Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton.  the exhibit runs from November 1-30 throughout the Library.  Receiving is Wednesday, November 1 from 5-8 pm.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Clinton Art Society 69th Exhibition Events; times, guidelines

Art Critique with John Massimino
Sunday, July 29   1:30 - 4 pm
Andrews Memorial Town Hall
54 East Main Street, Clinton, CT
Upon arrival, sign in with Name, Catalogue # (refer to program), and Title.
One work per participant will be critiqued in arrival order.  Must be present to have work critiqued.  As time permits, other works may be critiqued.  Refreshments will be served.  Questions?? Please text Liz Egan at 860-304-7345 or e-mail her at

Plein Air Festival and Sale
Saturday, August 11, 2018 (no rain date)
9 am - 4pm
54 East Main Street, Clinton, CT
Paint OUTDOORS at Clinton Town Hall, Clinton Landing and Elliot Preserve.
Two 10 x 10' tents with racks and a cashier will be provided by Clinton Art Society.
Pre-Registration REQUIRED.  Must be a current CAS Member Artist.  
$25 Membership Fee can be paid that day.
Participating artist may bring up to 4 additional works for sale, matted with sleeve or wired frame, no larger than 14" in any direction complete.  All work must be clearly labeled with artist Name, Title, and PRICE.  CAS reserves right to refuse work for sale if not properly prepared or sized.
Upon arrival, go to tent, complete Inventory Sheet, help hang artwork on racks, and inform cashier where you will be painting so she can direct interested parties to your site.
No fees (other than membership) and no commissions.  Artists are expected to give a free will donation in lieu of commission on all sales.
Refreshments provided.
The loan of racks is needed and greatly appreciated.  
Please call Liz Egan at 860-304-7345 if you have racks we can borrow for the day.

Art & Artisan's Fair
Saturday, August 11, 2018
9am - 4 pm
INDOOR tables are available for CAS Members who produce ORIGINAL CRAFTS. 
One table per pre-registered CAS member.  Participants responsible for all presentation materials and to be on site (or provide designee) who will answer questions, engage customers, and take cash.
Paintings are for the plein air festival.  A display of artist's paintings is not eligible for a craft table.
Please contact Betty Shea at (860) 669-2787 to REGISTER and to discuss logistics.

Due to CT PRIMARY set-up, Clinton Art Society needs to change the times of
 End-Of-Show Pick-Up
Monday, August 13
9am - 12 Noon
Artists may arrive as early as 8:30 am while crew is taking down exhibit.
Please sign-out works in Inventory Binder.
Exhibit needs to be up during CT Opera's final performance.
Please make alternate arrangements if Monday 8/13 morning is an issue.
All work not picked up by 12 Noon will be moved to storage room upstairs.
A CAS Member can assist you MONDAY ONLY until 4 pm getting and signing out work.
After Monday, August 13, special arrangements must be made for pick-up.
Custodians will not let you into the storage room without special arrangements post 8/13.

Liz Egan:  Text - 860.304-7345
NEW e-mail:
Check website for changes or weather cancellations.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Clinton Art Society 69th Annal Summer Juried Exhibition - Reception

  Thanks! to all who came to the reception, we had a very good turnout. It’s an outstanding show! If you haven't had a chance to see all the wonderful works of art make an afternoon of it and come see the show.


Liz Egan with Claudia Van Nes receiving the Charles F.Shea Memorial Prize