- Thursday, August 15, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have James Grabowski painting an abstract in acrylic at its next meeting, on Wednesday, August 28, at 1:30 pm. The program will take place in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is invited to attend, free of charge.
James Grabowski speaks of his work as “optimistic celebrations of color.”
He loves to paint utilizing color, understanding that each color carries its own weight.
- Monday, August 5, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown will host an oil painting demonstration by Carol Arnold on Wednesday, August 14, at 7:30 pm. Her subject will be one of her children, who will be posing for her.
The program is open to the public, free of charge. It will be in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole) in Newtown.
- Wednesday, July 17, 2013
“Sunrise” is a 24 by 36-inch oil by Rae Smith, who will be the next guest artist for The Society of Artists of Newtown.
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Robert Noreika of Rocky Hill demonstrating painting a landscape in watercolor at its next meeting, Wednesday, June 26, at 1:30 pm. Mr Noreika’s subjects are varied, including expressive coastal scenes and intimate woodland and countryside pictorials.
The program will be in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is invited, free of charge.
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Standing in the entryway of Tommy’s 160 Main are, from left, Lisa Willvonseder-Greto, in front of her large-scale painting “Stealing Roses”; Gladys Fennimore Freyer, holding her granddaughter Reagan Most; and restaurateur Tom Daoutis.
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, Inc. (SCAN) will present its 43rd Annual Spring Juried Art Show at Cyrenius H. Booth Library for eight days this month.
The will run from Saturday, June 15, to Saturday, June 22, at the library, 25 Main Street in Newtown. An opening reception and awards ceremony is planned for Sunday, June 16, from 2 to 4 pm. Over $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. The public is invited to view the exhibition, enjoy refreshments, and meet many of the participating artists during the reception.
- Thursday, June 6, 2013
“Long Shadows” is an 18 by 24-inch landscape done in acrylics by Anda Styler. Ms Styler will offer a demonstration on creating a similar scene — focusing on the New Mexican color palette — for The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown this month.
- Thursday, May 30, 2013
REDDING — The wonder and beauty of Connecticut’s New Pond Farm — from distant, rolling hills to closer barnyard scenes — spring to life in the imagination of some 50 regional artists whose will be included in New Pond Farm’s fourth invitational art show, “From Farm to Canvas,” June 1-16. In addition to the works being hung on the gallery walls, visitors will be able to browse through portfolios of agrarian and nature-themed artwork.
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Gigi Liverant painting a landscape in pastel on Wednesday, May 22, at 1:30. The demo will take place in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole).
It is not necessary to be a member of SCAN to attend. Admission is free.
- Thursday, May 9, 2013
An exhibition of art by students of Rick Daskam has opened at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, and will remain on view until May 31 during regular library hours.
For several years, the Society of Creative Arts in Newtown (SCAN) has offered daytime oil painting classes taught by well-known local artist Rick Daskam. Still life oil paintings created in class by some of Mr Daskam’s past and current students are on exhibit in the library’s community room.