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.

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