October: CT Watercolor Society Exhibition

The Watercolor Society of Connecticut under the Direction of John Atwater is now exhibiting their Fall Watercolor Exhibition from October 1 through October 30, 2022 at the Marlborough Arts Center, 231 North Main Street, in Marlborough CT. The Opening Reception open to all is on Sunday, October 2 to meet and greet the artists and enjoy both their company and the 57 paintings accepted into the Exhibition.

Artists from across Connecticut submitted over 150 paintings to be judged into this Exhibition by Bill Thomson, a Professor of Illustration at the Hartford Art School, the University of Hartford where he received the Outstanding Teachers Award in 2004 and the Innovations in Teaching Award in 2011. His recent work has focused on illustrating children’s books. Bill Thomson’s artwork has received more than 75 awards in the country’s most prestigious juried illustration competitions and it is an honor to have him judge the paintings included in this Exhibition.

The Exhibit is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the month of October from 1-4 PM. Admission to the Watercolor Society of Connecticut’s Exhibition at the beautiful Marlborough Arts Center is free of charge. There is ample parking and the Arts Center is ADA compatible.

Holiday Artisan Gift and Art Sale

Local creations in perfect time for gift giving season, all under $100.00.

Charming and unique gifts such as pottery, paintings, sculptures, other forms of art as well as small thoughtful items from artists in our surrounding communities.

Artists, please click here for more information on submitting your creations. You will also need submission tags, which can be found by clicking here.

O'Fallon The Marlborough Arts Center, located at 231 North Main Street in Marlborough, CT, will be open every weekend beginning November 12th through December 18th from 1 pm to 5 pm.

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Upcoming Watercolor Classes

Join Mary Horrigan for Watercolor Classes at the Marlborough Arts Center!

Watercolor for All Levels of Beginner

Thursday mornings, 10 – Noon, starting September 15, ending October 20

Saturday mornings, 10 – Noon, starting September 17; ending October 22

Registration form can be downloaded and printed from the website.

Cost is $120 for the six weeks

Material list will be sent once class is confirmed with enough students registered

Click here for more information or contact Mary Horrigan at mehorrigan@comcast.net or leave a voice mail message at 860-467-6353.