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August 2018

Art Contest: Visualizing Health Equity for Boys and Men of Color

August 17 - October 1
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CONTEST THEME In keeping with HDI’s mission, this year’s contest theme focuses on Visualizing Health Equity among Boys in Men in Greater Hartford. We ask artists to respond to the question “What would a community, neighborhood, or world where boys and men of color have a fair opportunity to be their healthiest look like?”  WHO CAN PARTICIPATE* Must be a resident of Connecticut. Students (high school and college) or community member. Artists under the age of 18 must have permission from a parent or guardian to participate or submission will not be entered into contest. * State of Connecticut employees are not eligible to participate. WHAT TO SUBMIT Visual and nonvisual art are welcome but limited to drawings, paintings, photographs, mixed media, collages, sculptures, and spoken word. One submission per person. You may submit previously-existing artwork, as long as you are the original artist. All artwork must be accompanied by a brief written explanation that includes your: name city/town school and grade level (high school students only), or college and year (college students only) title of your artwork Art Statement: Please submit a statement describing how your artwork visualizes a community, neighborhood, or world where boys and men of color have a fair opportunity to be their healthiest (1,500 to 3,000 character count limit) Non-English language submissions are encouraged. HDI MISSION, VALUES, AND APPROACH The HDI works to advance health equity and reduce health disparities to ensure that everyone in Connecticut has the opportunity to enjoy good health and well-being. HDI connects, supports, and serves resident and communities through individual, systems-level, and place-based strategies. We create rigorous evidence for action, build multi-sector coalitions, generate data that has practical use, and accelerate community-sourced innovations. We especially value social justice, youth input, and the power of art to amplify community voice and disrupt single stories about the truly underserved.

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: “Recycle!” plus Solo Shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
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The gallery is open Fri - Sun from 1 to 5pm
Gallery on the Green, Dowd Avenue & Route 44
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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free

Canton’s Gallery on the Green presents a member’s show “Recycle!” along with solo shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco.  In “Recycle!” the membership of the Canton Artists’ Guild imaginatively explore diverse aspects of the meaning of recycling. Come see these intriguing takes on recycling in prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics, collages and fiber art. Nancy Greco is exhibiting paintings and drawing in her solo show, “Messengers.”  Greco’s work contains symbols derived from treasured memories of childhood and also of loss — a paradise and its abrupt end.  Greco received an M.F.A. from Ohio State University.  She is the recipient of grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Her drawing “Goddess” will soon appear in a journal of The Circle Foundation for the Arts in Lyon, France. Rowena Okie Brainard’s solo show is entitled, “Meandering through the Scapes” and includes paintings of landscapes in Canton and elsewhere in the Farmington Valley and abstracted flower paintings.  She has often exhibited in West Hartford and the Farmington Valley and is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts.

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September 2018

CT Women Artists National Juried Exhibition

September 1 @ 9:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

Connecticut Women Artists(CWA) will present the CWA 89th National Open Juried Exhibition with an opening reception on Saturday, September 8, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The show has been hung, and is open to the public from September 1 to Sept 28 During normal business hours at Tunxis community college. Award ceremony to take place at 3:30pm Sept 8 at the Barnes-Franklin Gallery, Bldg. #600, at Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington, CT, where over $2200 in awards will be presented to participating artists and a special monetary award in memory of Sadie DeVore.  Boasting a membership of almost 200 artists, CWA has supported and promoted women in the visual arts for 89 years. Sparked by the 1929 landmark exhibition of 13 women artists at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT, CWA has continued to promote annual exhibitions showcasing an array of works including drawings, paintings, sculpture, printmaking, photography, fiber arts, and illustration.  Juror for selection and awards: Dr. Nancy Stuart, Dean, Hartford Art School, Univ. of Hartford.  More info: contact CWA via website www.CTWomenArtists.org Directions to the gallery can be found at Tunxis Community College website. 

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: “Recycle!” plus Solo Shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
The gallery is open Fri - Sun from 1 to 5pm
Gallery on the Green, Dowd Avenue & Route 44
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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free

Canton’s Gallery on the Green presents a member’s show “Recycle!” along with solo shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco.  In “Recycle!” the membership of the Canton Artists’ Guild imaginatively explore diverse aspects of the meaning of recycling. Come see these intriguing takes on recycling in prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics, collages and fiber art. Nancy Greco is exhibiting paintings and drawing in her solo show, “Messengers.”  Greco’s work contains symbols derived from treasured memories of childhood and also of loss — a paradise and its abrupt end.  Greco received an M.F.A. from Ohio State University.  She is the recipient of grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Her drawing “Goddess” will soon appear in a journal of The Circle Foundation for the Arts in Lyon, France. Rowena Okie Brainard’s solo show is entitled, “Meandering through the Scapes” and includes paintings of landscapes in Canton and elsewhere in the Farmington Valley and abstracted flower paintings.  She has often exhibited in West Hartford and the Farmington Valley and is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts.

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: “Recycle!” plus Solo Shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
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The gallery is open Fri - Sun from 1 to 5pm
Gallery on the Green, Dowd Avenue & Route 44
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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free

Canton’s Gallery on the Green presents a member’s show “Recycle!” along with solo shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco.  In “Recycle!” the membership of the Canton Artists’ Guild imaginatively explore diverse aspects of the meaning of recycling. Come see these intriguing takes on recycling in prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics, collages and fiber art. Nancy Greco is exhibiting paintings and drawing in her solo show, “Messengers.”  Greco’s work contains symbols derived from treasured memories of childhood and also of loss — a paradise and its abrupt end.  Greco received an M.F.A. from Ohio State University.  She is the recipient of grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Her drawing “Goddess” will soon appear in a journal of The Circle Foundation for the Arts in Lyon, France. Rowena Okie Brainard’s solo show is entitled, “Meandering through the Scapes” and includes paintings of landscapes in Canton and elsewhere in the Farmington Valley and abstracted flower paintings.  She has often exhibited in West Hartford and the Farmington Valley and is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts.

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Youth Oil Painting (Ages 13 and Up)     

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - October 21 @ 8:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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6 week session Instructor: Eliza Moser Learn the fundamentals of Oil Painting. This course, modeled after classical atelier methods, is designed to introduce teens to the techniques of handling oil paints. Working on a master-copy, students will learn how to develop a picture from an underpainting, to mix precise colors, and to apply paint to create a realistic oil painting.  Excellent for teens looking for serious instruction in this classic medium. For details, go to www.wethersfieldarts.org, e-mail info@wethersfieldarts.org or call 860-436-9857.

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Make Believe-World Premiere

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - September 30 @ 12:00 am
Hartford Stage, 50 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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$25 – $90

Bess Wohl’s uncanny, gently funny and touching play, set in the 1980’s, follows four young siblings as their childhood is upended by the mysterious problems of the adults in their lives and tracks how moments from our childhood resonate with us forever. For exact show dates and times, including weekend and weekday matinees, please contact the Hartford Stage box office at 860-527-5151 or visit www.hartfordstage.org.

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: “Recycle!” plus Solo Shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
The gallery is open Fri - Sun from 1 to 5pm
Gallery on the Green, Dowd Avenue & Route 44
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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free

Canton’s Gallery on the Green presents a member’s show “Recycle!” along with solo shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco.  In “Recycle!” the membership of the Canton Artists’ Guild imaginatively explore diverse aspects of the meaning of recycling. Come see these intriguing takes on recycling in prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics, collages and fiber art. Nancy Greco is exhibiting paintings and drawing in her solo show, “Messengers.”  Greco’s work contains symbols derived from treasured memories of childhood and also of loss — a paradise and its abrupt end.  Greco received an M.F.A. from Ohio State University.  She is the recipient of grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Her drawing “Goddess” will soon appear in a journal of The Circle Foundation for the Arts in Lyon, France. Rowena Okie Brainard’s solo show is entitled, “Meandering through the Scapes” and includes paintings of landscapes in Canton and elsewhere in the Farmington Valley and abstracted flower paintings.  She has often exhibited in West Hartford and the Farmington Valley and is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts.

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: “Recycle!” plus Solo Shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - October 7 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
The gallery is open Fri - Sun from 1 to 5pm
Gallery on the Green, Dowd Avenue & Route 44
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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free

Canton’s Gallery on the Green presents a member’s show “Recycle!” along with solo shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco.  In “Recycle!” the membership of the Canton Artists’ Guild imaginatively explore diverse aspects of the meaning of recycling. Come see these intriguing takes on recycling in prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics, collages and fiber art. Nancy Greco is exhibiting paintings and drawing in her solo show, “Messengers.”  Greco’s work contains symbols derived from treasured memories of childhood and also of loss — a paradise and its abrupt end.  Greco received an M.F.A. from Ohio State University.  She is the recipient of grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Her drawing “Goddess” will soon appear in a journal of The Circle Foundation for the Arts in Lyon, France. Rowena Okie Brainard’s solo show is entitled, “Meandering through the Scapes” and includes paintings of landscapes in Canton and elsewhere in the Farmington Valley and abstracted flower paintings.  She has often exhibited in West Hartford and the Farmington Valley and is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts.

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: “Recycle!” plus Solo Shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - October 8 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
The gallery is open Fri - Sun from 1 to 5pm
Gallery on the Green, Dowd Avenue & Route 44
Canton, CT 06019 United States
+ Google Map
free

Canton’s Gallery on the Green presents a member’s show “Recycle!” along with solo shows by Rowena Okie Brainard and Nancy L. Greco.  In “Recycle!” the membership of the Canton Artists’ Guild imaginatively explore diverse aspects of the meaning of recycling. Come see these intriguing takes on recycling in prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics, collages and fiber art. Nancy Greco is exhibiting paintings and drawing in her solo show, “Messengers.”  Greco’s work contains symbols derived from treasured memories of childhood and also of loss — a paradise and its abrupt end.  Greco received an M.F.A. from Ohio State University.  She is the recipient of grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Her drawing “Goddess” will soon appear in a journal of The Circle Foundation for the Arts in Lyon, France. Rowena Okie Brainard’s solo show is entitled, “Meandering through the Scapes” and includes paintings of landscapes in Canton and elsewhere in the Farmington Valley and abstracted flower paintings.  She has often exhibited in West Hartford and the Farmington Valley and is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts.

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