Archive for February, 2009

Arts Organizations on the brink

February 26, 2009

Wall Street Journal 2-1-09

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123500002830817227.html

Within 24 hours of announcing a free consulting program for any troubled arts organizations in the country, Michael Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, received 110 emailed pleas from 31 states.

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Just Spotted this March 08 review

February 23, 2009

Just saw this review on Great Dames Show last March. It also contains the following article.

‘Great Dames’ of Stamford share their artwork
By TAMELA J. RITTER
Stamford Times Correspondent

“The Boom Is Over. Long Live the Art”– NY Times

February 23, 2009
Published: February 12, 2009
Great article about artists, the art market, and the economy.
“… there will be many, many changes for art and artists in the years ahead. Trying to predict them is like trying to forecast the economy. You can only ask questions.”

2 LAA artists at Contemporary Print Center

February 23, 2009

Mary Louise Long & Liz Squillace have work at the Contemporary Center for Printmaking, Norwalk CT — thru Feb 28.

Tsirantonakis at Sacred Heart

February 23, 2009

Don’t miss the exhibit “Earth” at the Gallery of Contemporary Art, Fairfield CT — thru March 5.

Margaret Tsirantonakis has a piece in this group show, curated by Sophia Gevas, Gallery Director.

“The fourth in our series on the elements as described by the pre-Socratic philosopher, Empedocles, who noted the world’s division into four naturally occurring elements, “earth, sea, air and the fiery aether of the heavenly bodies” as the basis of all matter, with works by the Black Estate, Michele Brody, Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Andy Goldsworthy, Anthony Falcetta, Kim Keever, Niki Ketchman, Eva Lee, Stephanie Lempert, Margaret McCarthy, David Meisel, Barbara Rothenberg, Gerald Saladyga, Jane Sutherland, Apo Torosyan, and Margaret Tsirantonakis.” —The Gallery of Contemporary Art

Jody Silver at Action Art Gallery

February 23, 2009

Jody Silver will be exhibiting from March 3 thru April 5

Surprises and Discoveries
Action Art Gallery
Old Greenwich CT

Cate M. Leach exhibits at Silvermine

February 11, 2009

Cate M.Leach has been chosen by jurors Robert and Shana Parkenson for the exhibition “Elsewhere”  at the Silvermine Guild Arts Center. Opening reception Sunday, Feb 22,2-4pm. Go to www.silvermineart.org for details. Show runs Feb. 13 – March 14, 2009.

Dana Scinto Reception – FEB 12!

February 11, 2009

The reception for Dana Scinto’s Exhibition at the Mayor’s Gallery in Stamford CT is happening tomorrow night, THURSDAY FEB 12 — from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. To see samples of Dana’s work go to www.danascintoarts.com. The Mayor’s Gallery is on the 10th Floor of the Stamford Government Center.

Sandy Garnett Show extended

February 11, 2009

Sandy Garnett Invitation to LAA show

LAA has extended the Sandy Garnett show for an additional 2 weeks. The closing date is now Sunday, March 1. Lots of time to see the show if you have not yet seen it. See more of Sandy’s work at sandygarnett.com

New LAA Website Launches

February 10, 2009

Screen Capture of the New LAA Website

It has taken a while but we have finally launched our new website. http://www.loftartists.com Take a look and let us know what you think.