North East Digital Village
The Art Gallery
Art takes many forms. The Village is brings a variety of art and artists from Connecticut to you. Take some time to roam among the artists works and imaginings available through the featured artists as well as by following the links.
330 Pomfret Street (RT 169), Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Web site: http://www.celebrationsshoppes.com/
Hours: Wed-Sat 11-5, Sun 11-4 or by appointment
Celebrations Gallery exhibits and sells a diverse collection of original art by artists and artisans, balancing medium, genre and style with a bit of unexpected whimsy – all within ten rooms and two floors of a spacious 1885 Queen Anne Victorian.
349 Pomfret St, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Web site: http://www.cobbscroft.com/
Original Watercolor, Oil and Acrylic Paintings by artist Tom McCobb. These selections are both from the artist's private collection and available at the Cobbscroft Gallery. Mr. McCobb also exhibits reguarly in regional galleries and shows in the tri-state area and in Maine.
Empress of Art Gallery
66 Bank Street, New London CT
Hours: Thursday amp; Friday 12-6 PM, Saturday 12-9 PM
Featuring more than 20 artists whose work includes jewelry, stained glass, water colors & other media. International and local artists display unique crafts.
Glass Onion Gallery
PO Box 88, Brookfield CT
Proprietor:: Michael Whelan
Web site: http://www.glassonion.com/
For over twenty years, Michael Whelan has been an artist in the field of science fiction, fantasy, and horror illustration. He has created hundreds of paintings seen on book covers, calendars, magazines, and record albums.
43 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
Proprietor:: Abby M. Taylor
Contact: Karen Simpson, Administrator
Web site: http://www.artnet.com/greenwich.html
Hours: Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat 11-5
Uniquely represents a broad period of art, including American and European paintings and sculpture from the early 19th century through the late 20th century. The gallery is located forty-five minutes outside of New York City.
Hygienic Artist Cooperative & Galleries
79-83 Bank Street, New London, Connecticut
Web Site: http://www.hygienic.org/
In 1979, the first exhibition for a group of artists who called themselves, Hygienic, Inc was held at the Hygienic Restaurant. Open since 1919, the Hygienic was New London's only 24 hour eatery. The exhibiton rules were simple; no judge, no jury, no fees, no censorship, one piece per artist and all were welcome. The show was an immediate success and the Hygienic Art Exhibition became an annual creative arts festival, attracting over 450 artists and an audience of thousands.
The Hygienic Restaurant closed in 1985 and the show continued in other historic venues in the city. Hygienic Art was formally incorporated in 1987 to save the exhibition from speculators who wanted to use the Hygienic name to promote other festivals in the city. In 1996 the building that housed the Hygienic Restaurant was slated for demolition to become a parking lot for a bank. With lots of help from city, state and private funders, the hard-working Hygienic Art folks bought and historically renovated the landmark building into a residential artists co-op and public art galleries. The building opened in January of 2000. In 2006, the main art event "Salon des Independants" celebrated it's 27th year. "... Hygienic Artist Co-op and galleries and the Co-op studios are a successful model of affordable urban homesteading. Visual artists have live-in studios with access to an in-house gallery for exhibitions. Resident artists are involved in building art shows, curating, teaching art, volunteering, and creating new art for exhibitions."
JoyceEllen FineArts Gallery
24 Masonic Street, New London CT
(860-443-ARTS)Gallery Hours: 1 PM to 5 PM Wednesday thru Saturday
102 Golden Street, New London CT
Hours: M-W 12-8 PM, Thurs-Sat 12-10 PM
Contemporary art gallery & fashion-saavy shoes for men & women
Norwich Arts Council (NAC)
60-64 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: NAC (860) 887-2789, NAC Gallery (860) 887-2724
Web site: http://www.norwicharts.org/
The Norwich Arts Council (NAC) Cooperative is a non-profit gallery comprised of a group of artists from the area who promote the visual arts in eastern Connecticut through individual and group exhibitions and other activities. The Cooperative maintains a professional gallery space of approximately 600 square feet in downtown Norwich. Each month a different artist or group exhibits their work and hosts a reception on the first Friday of the month from 7 to 9 pm in conjunction with the Donald L. Oat Theater's First Friday Coffeehouse. All gallery receptions are free and open to the public.
243 State Street, New London CT
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 AM-5 PM, Sat 10 AM-3 PM
Gifts, greeting cards, original art, posters, & fine framing
Windham Area Arts Collaborative
P.O. Box 472, 866 Main St., Willimantic, CT 06226
Web site: http://www.windhamarts.org/
Hours: Tues-Thurs 12 PM-3 PM
Collaboration of member arts organizations and several individual artists who display a multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multifaceted arts center. Where artists and artisans share their creative endeavors with the public through exhibitions, workshops and lectures.
Working Artists Studio
86 Bank Street, New London CT
Fine art, hand crafted jewelry, porcelain sculptures & gifts.
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Art Councils & Associations
Greater Hartford Arts Council
Connecting people to the Arts. P.O. Box 231436 Hartford, CT 06123.
The Council supports a mix of music, museums, theater, heritage sites and entertainment. The largest independent arts council in New England, the Greater Hartford Arts Council provides grants and services to more than 100 local arts and heritage organizations each year. They have also earned a national reputation as a leader in diversified services, cultural promotions and arts education.
Connecticut Commission on the Arts (CCT)
The Connecticut Commission on the Arts, a state agency, was established by the Connecticut Legislature in 1965.
755 Main Street, One Financial Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103.
CCT operates as a grant making agency and the entity charged with promoting Connecticut to travelers. The Arts Division develops and strengthens the arts in Connecticut via grants and programs. The Film Division serves as a clearinghouse for information, incentives and services that make Connecticut a film-friendly place. The Historic Preservation and Museum Division operates six historic properties: Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine, Henry Whitfield State Museum, Sloane-Stanley Museum, Prudence Crandall Museum, Viets Tavern and Amos Bull House.
Connecticut Art Therapy Association
New York Art Therapy Association promotes the art therapy profession through legislative activity, public relations, education, research, and maintenance of professional excellence.