Greenwich Art Society, Greenwich CT


Annual Summer Exhibition

Trip to Provence                                     Painting and Wine Soiree

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Greenwich Art Society Annual Summer Exhibtion


The Bendheim Gallery / Greenwich Arts Center, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich CT
July 25 – September 6, 2019
Viewing hours: Tuesday – Friday 10-4, Saturday 12-4.

Public Reception: Friday, August 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Please join us for a special Walk & Talk Tour
of our current exhibition
with Juror Hillary Reder, assistant Curator, Museum of Modern Art, NYC

Thursday, August 8, 5:30-7pm

Free admission for artists in the show,
$20 for others via Eventbrite

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JUDGE: Hillary Reder, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Drawing & Prints at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Hillary has curated or co-organized several exhibitions, including Bodys Isek Kingelez: City Dreams; Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar War Abstraction; A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde; Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934-1954; and Andy Warhol: Soup Cans and Other Works, 1953-1967. Before joining MoMA, she held curatorial positions at the Williams College Museum of Art and the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College.   

THEME: “UNITY IN DIVERSITY.” Open theme that can encompass diverse forms of aesthetic styles and narrative content in an effort to convey how diversity can create a unified visual image and/or conceptual statement.

ENTRY: SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2pm-4pm and SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2pm-4pm. Please follow check-in points on FIRST FLOOR of Arts Center building before bringing work to the Bendheim Gallery, 2nd floor and follow the signs for entry circuit. IF YOU WISH TO FILL OUT FORMS BEFORE ENTRY DATES, FORMS MAY BE PICKED UP IN ADVANCE FROM A DISPLAY OUTSIDE OF THE GAS OFFICE STARTING MONDAY, JULY 8 DURING HOURS WHEN ART CENTER BUILDING IS OPEN. NO EARLY DROP-OFFS FOR ENTRY!!

ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be current Greenwich Art Society members. Members must pay the current years dues if in arrears and new members may join on entry day. (GAS Membership forms can be downloaded at Works are not eligible if previously accepted for one of our juried exhibitions; if they have been exhibited in the Bendheim or GAS Galleries; or if completed prior to 2017. All submitted work must be attractively and appropriately matted, framed and/or presented. All works must be for sale. If a portrait, the price of a similar commission must be stated. No PORs. The Bendheim Gallery reserves the right to final approval of the selection of artwork for the exhibition. Entry fees will not be returned if the Bendheim chooses to remove a work from eligibility for exhibition.
CATEGORIES: Oil/Acrylic, Drawing, Pastel, Watercolor, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking (no giclees), Mixed Media, Fiber Arts.

IMAGES OF ARTWORK: G.A.S. will produce an online catalogue. All works exhibited will be included. Each artist whose work is accepted will be asked to provide a high-quality digital image of the work. The G.A.S. reserves the right to use images in its website, catalogue and other media. A high-resolution (but no more than 1MB) digital image should be in a jpeg format and emailed to – – INCLUDE TITLE, PRICE, MEDIUM. NO LATER THAN MONDAY, JULY 29, 2019.

SIZE: Wall-hung works are limited to a 5’ height and 5’ width including frame. Works must be dry and wired securely for hanging.
WORKS NOT ON CANVAS MUST BE FRAMED. Freestanding sculptures are limited to 8' in height mounted and 12' square floor area.
Sculptors must provide bases if needed, secure small works firmly, and install difficult to handle pieces. Works not meeting these requirements will not be accepted.

ENTRY FEE: $35 for one piece, $15 for a second. THIS IS A HANDS-ON ENTRY, NOT DIGITAL. Work is handled on site to facilitate judging. Limit two, payable in cash or check. NO CREDIT CARDS. IF PAID IN CASH, EXACT CHANGE WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

AWARDS: Cash and other awards totaling over $2000 will be presented at the opening reception.

JUDGING: If selected, your name and work title will be posted to the GAS website by 10AM TUESDAY, JULY 23rd.

REMOVAL OF WORK NOT SELECTED: If not selected, you must pick up your work TUESDAY, JULY 23 from 5-7pm & WED. JULY 24 from 5-7pm. The penalty of $25 a day for each work picked up late will be enforced without exception. Entry constitutes agreement to this condition. PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS WITH A FRIEND TO PICK UP YOUR WORK IF YOU CANNOT DO SO AT THIS TIME.

No early removals. Same penalty for late pick-up as above. Entry constitutes agreement to these conditions.

LIABILITY: Although care will be taken, neither the Greenwich Art Society, the Arts Council nor the Town of Greenwich will be responsible for loss or damage. Entry constitutes agreement to this condition.

SALES: 30% of the price of each work sold as a result of this exhibition will be divided between GAS and the Bendheim Gallery. Sales of displayed works within 3 months of the close of the exhibition will be subject to this charge.

CHAIR: Anna Patalano / For further information call 203 629-1533 weekdays 9:30am -3:30pm

Frist Republic Bank

Greenwich Art Society presents a monthly Painting Soiree

New Poured Paint Collage Soirees
Coming soon...

Location: Greenwich Art Society, Art Studio, 3rd floor.
299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT.

Cost: $25 per adult; $15 per child

RSVP by calling 203-629-1533.

The Greenwich Art Society Studio School teacher and mixed media specialist, Ellen Gordon, will teach you a fun painting method from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Greenwich Art Society (3rd floor studio). You will learn the hottest DYI painting method but with a fun and exciting twist of adding collage elements to your painting. No experience required and all supplies provided. Each painter will create a one of a kind masterpiece. Bring your friends, meet new people and have some fun creating special Wall Art for your home and loved ones.


Bring your friends, meet new people, and have some fun!

Location: Greenwich Art Society,
Art Studio, 3 rd floor.
299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT.


Below are images from our earlier events.

Ellen Gordon Poured Paint Class

Pur Paint Class

April event        April event

April event       April event

April event

Below are images from our February event.

Soiree 1      Soiree 2



Join the Greenwich Art Society
for an exceptional private tour of Provence

April 25 - May 2, 2020

This is is a wonderful trip for Couples, or a “Girl’s
Trip” or for Solo Travelers! Explore the artistic,
cultural and gastronomic gems of Provence with
all the travel plans and arrangements made for you.

Our flight will be on La Compagnie Airline,
an all Business Class airline with sleeper seats from
Newark to Nice. A comfortable flight is assured
with only 74 passengers on board and a four
course dinner.
Space is limited, 12 people maximum. A 30%
deposit is due (Info coming soon)to reserve your spot.

Tour Highlights

• Chateau de Rochegude – 3 nights
• Les Lodges Sainte Victoire Hotel & Spa– 4 nights
• English-speaking Guide on our private coach
• Wine tasting at Chateauneuf du Pape Vineyard
• Antique Roman Theatre in Orange
• Hands-on cooking class
• The spectacular Carrieres de Lumieres –
Les Baux de Provence
• Palais des Papes – Avignon
• Wine & olive oil domains – visit and taste
the local production

• St. Paul de Mausole (Van Gogh’s home for many years)
– Saint Remy de Provence
• Aroma & Perfume Museum with workshop
• Cezanne’s studio
• Aix en Provence – walking tour of the market
• Visit to the home of a well-known Impressionist painter.
She will host us for lunch in her studio.
• Six course gastronomic farewell dinner

Cost Includes:
• 7 night hotel accommodations
• English-speaking Guide and private coach
• Round trip, business class airfare on La Compagnie
Airline from Newark to Nice
• All breakfasts
• 5 lunches and one (lunchtime) cooking class
• 6 dinners
• Some bottled water and wine included in all meals
• Entrance fees for visits in itinerary
• Tips for waiters and driver
• A tax deductible donation to
the Greenwich Art Society

Price from USD $8,300 based
on double occupancy. Trip
insurance not included, but recommended

Please call the Greenwich Art Society for more information
and to reserve your spot before (info coming soon).

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