Friday, May 3, 2019

CAS "Spring Florals" Art Reception

Melissa Imossi, Grace, oil on panel

2019 Elected Member's Exhibition
May 1 - July 11, 2019
"Spring Florals" Art Reception
Sunday, May 5    2-4 pm

Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 East Main Street, Clinton
Delicious food and refreshments, music
Awards will be presented

Save the Date!!
Receiving for the 70th Annual Summer Juried Exhibition will be Monday, July 15
watch your mailbox and the website for prospectus.  Juror:
Jennifer Stettler Parsons, Ph.D., Curator, Florence Griswold Museum

Jennifer Stettler Parsons is Assistant Curator at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut. A specialist in American and modern art, she holds a Ph.D. in Art & Architectural History from the University of Virginia, where she completed a dissertation on the early work of John Sloan. During her doctoral candidacy she won the Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize for her scholarship on Arthur Dove. Parsons has held additional positions at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. At FGM Dr. Parsons curated the exhibition and accompanying book, Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art. Its sequel—Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art—is on view June 1—September 8, 2019.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

April News!!! Eileen Eder, Exhibits, more!

Eileen Eder, Morning Glow, oil
Eileen Eder, Deux Citrons, oil
Attention Members!!
Sunday, April 7
1 - 3 pm
Art Critique with Eileen Eder
Andrews Memorial Town Hall - ROSE ROOM
54 East Main Street, Clinton, CT 06413
All current members can either have ONE piece from the current Member's Show critiqued OR bring ONE piece to be critiqued.  The piece you bring does not have to be in the current Member's Exhibit.
When you arrive, take your painting off the wall, bring into Rose Room with you.  SIGN IN!!! Critique is first come first serve, you must be present to participate.  No advance sign-ups, please.  Refreshments will be served!  FREE.

Member's Show Pick-Up / Elected Member's Drop Off
Tuesday, April 30 10 am - 2 pm or by prior arrangement
with Liz Egan -
Please come, take your work off the wall and SIGN IT OUT!  Member's Show work not picked up or have made prior arrangements will be stored in the closet.  $10 Fee to retrieve it by arrangement.  The custodians will not let you in to the closet.  That is not their job.  Call, text or e-mail Liz.
NOTE:  Work on display in the current Member's Show or Elected Member's Show are NOT ELIGIBLE to be hung in the Summer Juried Exhibition.
Pat Seekamp, May Flowers, pastel

Elected Member's Exhibit
May 1 - July 11
Reception Sunday, May 5
2 - 4 pm
Refreshments Galore!
Elected Member's Entry Tags will be available on our website in the right hand column or at drop off.  Drop off info above.
Elected Members may enter:
ONE PIECE - $10, no larger than 48"
Floral means that there are flowers in the picture, could be landscape, still life, anything.  NO Photography, Computer Art, or GiclĂ©e.
(not sure of your status? e-mail us)

I am looking for FLORAL IMAGES for our marketing materials.  Need ASAP!!!  EMAIL .JPG as attachment to Liz at  RIGHT AWAY!!

Art Critique with John Massimino
Thursday, April 11 and Thursday, April 25
9:15 a.m. - 12 Noon
Congregational Church of Clinton 
(across from Town Hall)
$12 per session fee.  (please e-mail RSVP so we have head count)
Critique by rotation - one piece critiqued until everyone has been done, second piece reviewed until all are done.  Third piece as time allows.

CONGRATULATIONS to Jim Durkin, Sandra Smith, Joan Bernard and Liz Egan whose paintings were sold during our Member's Exhibit!!

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Mary Anne Rupp, Winter's Gold, pastel
A Valentine to Art:
2019 Member's Show Art Reception
Friday, February 15           5 - 7 pm
Andrews Memorial Town Hall
54 East Main Street, Clinton
Join us for a fun and festive Valentine's themed reception
celebrating the opening of the 2019 CAS Member's Show!
Hors d'ouevres, desserts, and beverages and romantic music!
Door prizes!! and announcement of Best in Show winner!
Start your weekend with LOVE!  Art Love!

Ever wanted your own website???? Join us for
Creating an Artist Website
with Cindy Sabia
Saturday, March 7          1 - 4 pm
Henry Carter Hull Library Community Room
Killingworth Turnpike (Route 81), Clinton
Advanced Registration is Required! Limit 20
This hands on workshop will allow you to start creating a website using Google Sites.
You will learn to create multiple pages, changes backgrounds and styles, 
insert and format your photos, and link to other websites.
Bring a laptop computer
Have artwork/photos saved as .jpgs, with good resolution accessible
Have a Gmail Google Account 
A working knowledge of Google Drive is helpful
This is a free workshop.  
Preferred registration for members of ALL local art societies by February 21.
Open registration to the public begins Monday, February 24.
E-Mail your  desire to register to
Please share this information with friends in other art societies and group.
This is an amazing opportunity!!

Sunday, January 6, 2019

CAS Member's Show Receiving - January 31 1-4

John R. Tubb, Waiting for Spring, oil
Clinton Art Society Member's Exhibition
February 1 - April 30
Andrews Memorial Town Hall
54 East Main Street, Clinton
RECEIVING: Thursday, January 31  1-4 pm
All Clinton Art Society Members are eligible to enter ONE work.
Annual Dues must be current or paid at Receiving.
Painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, or sculpture.  No photography or giclee.
No larger than 40" in any direction.  Framed and wired to hang. No saw tooth hangers.
$10 Entry Fee.  Prospectus and Entry Tags on website
Independent Juror will select Exhibition Prize Winner.
For questions contact Liz Egan at 860-669-4487.

JoAnna Chapin, Working Girls, watercolor

Watercolor Demonstration
Saturday, January 12
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Andrews Memorial Town Hall
54 East Main Street, Clinton, CT
With 20 pieces of her work as a backdrop, award-winning watercolorist JoAnna Chapin will demonstrate her techniques and discuss her inspiration and materials as she works on two paintings in progress. Warm beverages and cookies will be served.  In conjunction with the show Exhibition Winners, award-winning work by Karen Wiesner, Hilary Griffin, and JoAnna Chapin.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Happy New Year! January News!

Happy Holidays from Clinton Art Society!

JoAnna Chapin, The Heron, watercolor
Watercolor Demonstration with JoAnna Chapin
Saturday, January 12, 2019
1 - 3 pm
Andrews Memorial Town Hall Green Room
54 East Main Street, Clinton
Warm Beverages and Cookies will be served

Donna D. Favreau, Off Season, oil
Member's Show
February 1 - April 30
Andrews Memorial Town Hall Green Room
Receiving: Thursday, January 31   1-4pm
One piece no more than 40" in any direction.  $10 Entry Fee.
Entry tags will be online and at receiving.  
$25 Dues due and payable on the day of Receiving.
Non-juried. Exhibition Award will be chosen by Juror.

Questions?? E-mail:

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!