The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum situated at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT will characteristic a new exhibition titled, Socially Distant Art: Creativity in Lockdown.
The exhibition will open up on April 8 and operate by way of Aug. 29, 2021. Admission will be bundled with the acquire of a guided tour ticket and accessible on the internet. Artists from across the United States will include: Simone Agoussoye, Cindy Bernier, Carol Bouyoucos, Megan Chiango, Nat Connacher, Katharine Draper, Ellen Ehli, William Evertson, Rebeca Fuchs, Pat Genova, Barry Guthertz, Gail Katz, Joanie Landau, Sophia Livecchi, Fruma Markowitz, Kathie Milligan, Lake Newton, Julie O’Connor, Michael O’Hara, Alan Richards, Paula Salerno, Charlotte Saunders, Robbii Wessen, and Gregg Ziebell.
Artist and Trustee Gail Ingis, who chosen close to 25 works from electronic submissions, said: “The artists picked have a quite exciting interpretation of social distancing, isolation, and the multi-faceted worries they have skilled all through the pandemic. Viewers will be drawn into their planet and hopefully uncover it engaging and cathartic.”
Amongst the artists chosen is Megan Chiango (Burlington, MA), who introduced The Love Warrior Venture throughout the pandemic. This is an ongoing sequence of portraits of mothers dependent on photos taken by their children, which Chiango then painted into portraits using a distinct palette of hues. “The undertaking was inspired by the modifications in my job as a mom, caregiver, and provider that occurred around the course of the pandemic,” claimed Chiango.
William Evertson, (Lyme, CT) who created Rota Fortunae in February and March of 2020, described his do the job, which was influenced by the pandemic, as “Partially a self-portrait of an individual at danger because of to preconditions and a reminder of the indiscriminate nature of a virus.”
Artist Kathie Milligan (Stamford, CT), who is exhibiting Compelled Separation, acquired her MFA in portray in 2007 from the New York Studio School in Manhattan and acquired her undergraduate diploma in studio art from Skidmore School in Saratoga Springs, New York. Milligan is a multimedia artist who has shown her function internationally.
Also showcased is Barry Guthertz (Norwalk, CT), who has been exhibiting his Fantastic Artwork pictures in the course of the Northeast for around 40 many years. His award-profitable get the job done has been revealed at The Brooklyn Museum and French Embassy, as effectively as in the Basic Electric powered and Union Carbide Corporate Galleries. He has had solo exhibitions and participated in quite a few group demonstrates during the Bigger New York and Connecticut area, as perfectly in Portland, Oregon on the West Coast.
Artist Carol Bouyoucos (Mt. Kisco, NY) claimed, “Contemplating nature is an antidote to an anxious and intricate entire world, and our various experiences in it can expose times of shared humanity and respect.” Ms. Bouyoucos, who will be demonstrating her images at LMMM, received her BFA from the University of Michigan’s Stamps School of Artwork & Structure, Ann Arbor. The Museum’s 2021 cultural and instructional courses are designed attainable in aspect by generous funding from LMMM’s Founding Patrons: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown LMMM’s Management Patrons: The Sealark Foundation LMMM’s 2021 Period Distinguished Benefactors: The Town of Norwalk and The Maurice Goodman Foundation and LMMM’s 2021 Distinguished Benefactors for Instruction: The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, Inc. The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark. For more information on schedules, tour tickets and programs remember to visit www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com.