Rick Daskam

  • Painting A Still Life: Next SCAN Program At Meeting House

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Rick Daskam painting a still life setup in oil Wednesday, March 11, beginning at 7:30 pm.

    The demonstration will take place in the lower lever of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is invited, free of charge.

    Rick Daskam is a graduate of Paier College of Art, where he studied with Rudolf Zallinger and Ken Davies. He was honored with the Most Outstanding Illustrator Award at graduation and spent many years illustrating.

  • ‘Color In January’ On View At Municipal Center

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) is presenting its annual Color in Winter Art Show & Sale at Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street within the Fairfield Hills campus, to February 28.

    Show hours are Monday through Friday between 8 am and 4:30 pm. 

    SCAN is dedicated to promoting art and art education in the region. Some of the finest traditional and contemporary artists in the area will exhibit works in oils, pastels, watercolors, acrylics, mixed media and sculpture.

  • Student Art Show At Booth Library, Through May 31; Opening Reception Saturday Afternoon

    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.