Southwick Cultural Council (SCC) announces plans for its Annual Fine Art Exhibition and Sale
Chair Susan Kochanski, Southwick Cultural Council (SCC), announced that plans are underway for the 13th Annual juried Fine Art Exhibition and Sale scheduled for April 28 and 29 at the Southwick Town Hall. The show will open each day at 10:00 a.m. and close at 4:00 p.m.
Approximately 40 talented artists from Northern Connecticut and Western Massachusetts have been selected to display their art in the form of oils, photography, watercolors, pastels, acrylic, wood, pottery, soapstone carving, and many others.
The poster art selected for the show is an acrylic entitled “Finch and Flowers” by Ellen Westerlind, of Westfield, Massachusetts.
There will be live demonstrations including stained glass creations by Glass Visions; chair caning and weaving by The Seat Weaver; quilting by Carol Geryk and Maria Gallo; scroll sawing by Scroll Saw Woodwork; red ware pottery by Harold White; lace bobbin making and spinning by Lynn White; wood craft by Tom Huntoon Rustics; plein-air painting by Norman LaComb; and jewelry making by Trudy Monson. There will also be a garden railroad display by Dean Sleeper. Christopher Lyons from Glass Visions will provide insights into Louis Tiffany’s art during a presentation scheduled for Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Exhibits presented by the Southwick Historical Society include Lt. Joseph Moore, Revolutionary Martyr prepared by Lee David Hamberg and sponsored in part by a grant received from the Southwick Cultural Council; and The Jog - Two Colonies, Two States, Three Counties, and Four Towns prepared by Deborah Ryan. The Historical Society will also provide refreshments and a light lunch during the art show.
Local cellist Eric Roth will perform on Saturday from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m. Contempaissance – flute and guitar through the ages led by Gary Jackson, a classical guitarist and composer, will be joined by Chris Glanville, a multi-instrumentalist, and will perform on Sunday from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m.
The exhibition is open to the public. Any questions regarding the show may be directed to Susan Kochanski at 413 569 0946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Southwick Cultural Council (SCC) is an all-volunteer local partner of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), a state agency and is funded in part by the MCC and Town of Southwick. The SCC is devoted to bringing engaging, entertaining, and educational events to the children and adults from Southwick and surrounding communities. For additional information visit www.southwickma.org/cultural. The Council meets the third Thursday of each month at the Southwick Town Hall at 7:00 p.m.