Art Society of Old Greenwich holds Spring Art Show and Scholarship Awards

Florals, landscapes, abstracts, still lifes, and more, in colors both vibrant and subtle, will be on exhibit in the 2016 Spring Art Show, sponsored by the Art Society of Old Greenwich, April 1 to April 29, at the Garden Education Center, 130 Bible Street in Cos Cob. This show also features the award-winning artwork of Greenwich High School students who have been selected to receive ASOG’s annual scholarship awards.

Evoking the delights of spring, ASOG members will exhibit artworks in oil, acrylics, watercolor, photography, graphics, pastel, sculpture and mixed media.  Cash awards to members will be presented: first place: $50, second place: $25, and third place: ribbons. In addition, student scholarship awards will be presented to GHS students who demonstrate talent and a commitment to the arts. One student artwork will be named “Grand Prize” and the artist will receive $500, and two additional student artworks will be named “Runners-Up” at $250 each. Artists Frank Smurlo, Jr., Carol Nipomnich Dixon and Libby Collins will be the student award jurors.

An artists’ reception, free to the public, will be held on Friday, April 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The Garden Education Center is open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.  Parking is available on the premises.

Exhibitors in the show must be ASOG member artists; however, anyone can join the society ($40 membership fee) and submit artworks during receiving: April 1, 10 am to 12 pm, at the Garden Education Center. Interested artists, please call 203 637 5845 for submission details.

A watercolor that will be included in the ASOG’s Spring Art Show is, “The Gated Chalet,” by ASOG member Daniel Gravereaux.

A watercolor that will be included in the ASOG’s Spring Art Show is, “The Gated Chalet,” by ASOG member Daniel Gravereaux.

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