Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Keith Johnson featured in "Abstract (Photo) Expressionists" at Panopticon, Boston

"wis:sag:e", from the series The Chosen Place
© Keith Johnson
Connecticut photographer Keith Johnson is featured in the exhibition "Abstract (Photo) Expressionists" at Panopticon Gallery  502c Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA which opened on June 13 and runs until September 9, 2014.

From Panopticon's website: "The artists in the Abstract (Photo) Expressionists exhibition look at line, shape, texture, design and color in very unique ways. This exhibition features Keith Johnson, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Alexander Harding, Jerry Reed, Paul Wainwright, Andrea Stone, Suzette Bross, Louis Henri Pingitore and Ioanna Tourkantonis."

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Mark Savoia in "Unbound 3" at Candela Books + Gallery, Virginia

Photographer and Still River Editions' co-owner/Master Printmaker, Mark Savoia is included in an invitational and juried exhibition exhibition called "Unbound" at Candela Books + Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. The exhibition runs from July 11 through August 9, 2014.

The opening reception is Friday, July 11 from 5 pm - 8 pm. Candela Books + Gallery is located at 214 West Broad St., Richmond, VA.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Coastal New England: Photography by Tara Tomaselli at Stella

"Monhegan Lighthouse"
© Tara Tomaselli
Photographer Tara Tomaselli's exhibition "Coastal New England" is on view from June 16 through August 14, 2014 at Stella Restaurant & Bar, 213 Greenwood Ave. Bethel, CT.

There is an opening reception on Saturday, June 21 from 2 pm - 4 pm. 

From artswesternct.org: "Tomaselli photographs the objects and scenery that represent coastal New England. Coastal towns in Maine and Connecticut have inspired her as an artist and photographer to capture and preserve beautiful moments and imagery. 'From seashells to seascapes, buoys to boats, and a variety of weathered architecture, I am drawn to the vibrant colors and captivating greys. It is through photography that I am able to share my interpretation of beauty in nature.'"

The exhibition is part of the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut's Accessible Art Program. 

Thursday, June 12, 2014

"Soles & Scents" Robert Cottingham and Nina Bentley at the Westport Arts Center

© Robert Cottingham (l)
@Nina Bentley (r)
"Soles & Scents" is an exhibition of watercolor paintings by renowned photorealist painter Robert Cottingham and sculpture by Nina Bentley, curated by Helen Klisser During. Cottingham whose recent work includes the 230 watercolors of perfume bottles now on display at the Westport Art Center. Bentley's shoe assemblage sculptures are witty and thought-provoking. The exhibition runs from June 13 through September 7, 2014.

The Westport Arts Center is located at 51 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT.

There is an artists' opening reception on Friday, June 13, from 6 pm - 8 pm.

"Discovering Solitude: Photographs by Paul R. Berger" now at Monroe Library

"Morning Hoodoos"
© Paul R. Berger
"Discovering Solitude", the exhibition of photographs by Paul R. Berger that was recently at the Gallery at Still River Editions is now on view at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library's Ehlers Meeting Room on the lower level of the library. The library is located at 733 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT.

Berger has added to the exhibition for its display in the library.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Saturday, June 14 is CT's Open House Day - please join us and other local venues!

Saturday, June 14 is the State of Connecticut's 10th annual Open House Day, a day on which cultural venues across the state have special offerings for state residents. Many places that charge admission fees have reduced or free admissions, and/or special events or offers.

Please check with individual venues for more information about each venue's events and entrance fees (if applicable). We cannot be responsible for other individual venues' offerings, so please check before you go out.

This is The Gallery at Still River Editions' 4th year participating and we would love to see you!

(information culled from ctvisit.com)

The Gallery Still River Editions
128 East Liberty, St., Danbury
We will be open from noon - 5 pm with the opening reception for "Wide Awake in Dreamsville: Photographs by James Rohan". There will be refreshments all day, an artist's talk at 3 pm, and informal conversation about photography and printmaking all day. Free.

Art & Frame of Danbury, LLC
60 Newtown Rd., Danbury
Gallery open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Art opening for the summer exhibition, live music, food and refreshments, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Please see website for more details.

Danbury Railway Museum
120 White St., Danbury
From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., receive a complimentary train ride with a regular paid admission.
See website for admission fees.

Trailer Box Gallery at Jim Felice Studio
15 15 Great Pasture Rd., Unit 15, Danbury
Open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., visitors can visit the visual art gallery and the on-site sculpture studio and enjoy a musical performance.

Bethel Historical Society
1 pm - 3 pm "'Then and Now' Tour of Downtown Bethel" with Bethel Town Historian Patrick Tierney Will meet 1 pm at 40 Main St. (1842 Second Meeting House). Special discounted price of $3.00 per person. Reservations recommended at 203-743-5893

Brookfield Theatre for the Arts
184 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT
From 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., offering free tours, refreshments, an afternoon workshop for children, an evening improv for adults and the lobby will features photographs of past shows.

Brookfield Historical Society
165 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT
Free admission from noon until 4 p.m. and all visitors will receive a complimentary Brookfield history booklet.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main St., Ridgefield
Free admission from noon until 5 pm. Activities include exhibition-inspired hands-on art making projects for all ages.

The full list of the state's participating venues and details is here on ctvisit.com.

Though not officially participating, very much worth checking out:
Danbury Museum and Historical Society
43 Main St., Danbury, CT
See website for admission fees.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Three Exhibits at West Cove Gallery including "Jim Felice: A Beautiful Thingling"

Jim Felice, whose sculpture and metal working studio is on Great Pasture Rd. in Danbury, is exhibiting "A Beautiful Thingling" in the A-Space Studio at West Cove Gallery in New Haven. It is from his "Alien Circus" series.

There are two other concurrent exhibitions, and they all run from June 7 through July 19, 2014. Also at West Cove, "Susan McCaslin: Coats" and "Interior: Recent Work by Thomas Stavovy"

The opening reception is Saturday, June 7 from 5 pm - 7 pm. West Cove Gallery is located at 30 Elm St., New Haven.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Three Friends: Drawing, Collage and Painting featuring Barbara Ripps, Deborah K. Flavin, and Linda Nemergut

"Under the Canopy"
© Barbara Ripps
Client Barbara Ripps is among the "Three Friends" exhibiting at Wilton Library with Deborah Flavin and Linda Nemergut for the month of June, 2014. There is an opening reception on Friday, June 6 from 6 pm - 7:30 pm. Wilton Library is located at 137 Old Ridgefield Rd. in Wilton, CT.

The array of work is striking and harmonious between the friends. Ripps hails from Bridgewater, CT and is a painter and pastel artist. Flavin and Nemergut are both from New Canaan. Nemergut works in silverpoint, and Flavin uses mixed media.

An article about the exhibit from the Wilton Bulletin may be found online here.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

"Lives Interrupted" exhibit at Ann's Place

Both Catherine Vanaria and Mark Savoia of Connecticut Photographics and Still River Editions have photographs in the exhibit "Lives Interrupted: Art by Those Affected by Cancer" at Ann's Place at 80 Saw Mill Rd, Danbury, CT.

There is an opening reception on Thursday, June 5 from 6 pm - 9 pm with the speaker Gail Pezzimenti.

Ann's Place offers many different types of community-based cancer support and touches the lives of many affected with cancer in the greater Danbury area.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Announcing "Wide Awake in Dreamsville: Photographs by James Rohan"

"You Can Lead a Horse to Water"
© James Rohan
The Gallery at Still River Editions is pleased to announce the next exhibit, "Wide Awake in Dreamsville: Photographs by James Rohan", June 14 through September 26, 2014. There will be an extended opening reception on Sat., June 14 from noon - 5 pm as part of the State of Connecticut's 10th annual Open House Day, with an artist's talk at 3 pm.

“Wide Awake in Dreamsville” is a solo exhibition of black and white photographs by Wakefield, Massachusetts photographer James Rohan. Rohan uses "toy" cameras and traditional black and white film to capture his images.

This exhibit is the third in a series at the Gallery at Still River Editions that focuses on contemporary photographers who use film in this age of all things digital.

For thirty-five years, Rohan worked in the photographic industry as a commercial photographer and co-owner of a photographic lab. He exhibits nationally, and was recently the featured artist of the 7th Annual Juried Plastic Camera Show at RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA.

The Gallery at Still River Editions is located at 128 East Liberty St., Danbury, CT. Regular gallery hours are 8:30 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday.