ASOG holds spring art show, scholarship awards

The 2018 Spring Art Show, sponsored by the Art Society of Old Greenwich runs from March 3-27, at the Garden Education Center, 130 Bible Street in Cos Cob. ASOG members will exhibit artworks in acrylics, watercolor, photography, digital art, graphics, pastel, oils, sculpture and mixed media. A special feature of the show will be the award-winning artwork of Greenwich High School students who have been selected to receive ASOG’s annual scholarship awards.

Sunlit Woods, an embroidery by Carol Nipomnich Dixon.

Sunlit Woods, an embroidery by Carol Nipomnich Dixon.

At the artists’ reception, to be held on Friday, March 23, from 6-8 p.m., 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. Two additional student artworks will be named Runners-Up and the students will receive $250 each.  Noted artists Frank Smurlo, Jr. (Jury Chair), Carol Nipomnich Dixon and Libby Collins will be the student award jurors.

Also at the reception, ASOG artist members will be presented with first, second and third place award ribbons.  The artists’ reception is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. The Garden Education Center is open Monday to Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Parking is available on the premises.

While exhibitors in the show must be ASOG member artists, anyone can join the society ($40 annual membership fee) and submit artworks during Receiving: Friday, March 2, 10-noon, at the Garden Education Center. The ASOG welcomes all artists — you need not be a professional artist nor pass a jury or judging selection. For details in submitting artworks to the Spring Art Show exhibit, visit the home page on the ASOG website sites.google.com/site/artsocietyofoldgreenwich/. Questions? Email Carl Smith at [email protected].

Primal Harmony 3, watercolor by Elaine Conner.

Primal Harmony 3, watercolor by Elaine Conner.

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