2018 Art Season

Next meeting:
June 7th at 6:30 PM
Pomfret Historical Society
11 Town House Dr, Pomfret Center

Welcome to the 2018 art season! 

The speaker for our May 3rd meeting will be our own Edythe Roxburgh, who will do a program on watercolors. Edie has been painting for 40 years. Her main watercolor mentor was Zoltan Szabo with whom she did lengthy workshops in Oregon, North Carolina, Canada, and Italy. She also took other workshops with various artists and is currently teaching a watercolor workshop at the Lighthouse Church in Plainfield.

Congratulations to the Award-Winning Artists from the Spirol Gallery Show!

First Prize: Fresh Tomatoes by Edythe Roxburgh  

Second PrizeSunrise Service #3 by Normand Chartier

Third Prize: Provincetown Peacefulness by Dorothy Ford-King

Judge's Choice: Hampton Croft #2 by Brian Tracy

Barbara Gleason Memorial Award: Creation by Julie Caprera  

American Diner Award: Sound of the Wild by Scott Rhoades  

Grill 37 Award: My Friend by Karen St. Jean 

Vanilla Bean Cafe Award: Red Barn at Midday by Jane Wallor Collins

Courthouse Award: Kissing Zebras by Lori Smolin 

President's Award: Lilly by Jane Larson

Don't forget the closing reception on August 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, when the Viewer's Choice Award will be announced!
Pickup of shown work: August 10th from 9 AM to noon or 4 to 7 PM.

Juried Art Show Prospectus 

Artists and Work that have been accepted for display at Spirol Gallery Juried Art Show

Artist                                      Title of Work
Hope  Barton                         Mr Pierre
Julie Caprera                          Creation
Normand Chartier                Bush Hill Corridor #3
Normand Chartier                Sunrise Service #3
Alison Ciarlante                     Tree House
Jane Wallor Collins               Morning Light
Jane Wallor Collins               Red Barn at Midday
Nancy Dougherty                  Dragonfly on Cobweb
Judy Chace Doyle                  Red Barns
Judy Chace Doyle                  Blue Door Quebec City
Margaret Files                        Summer Walk
Dorothy Ford-King                 Provincetown Peacefulness
Dorothy Ford-King                 Chirichua Morning
Beth Gentile                            Vintage Sunday Picnic
Beth Johnston                         Three Pears
Adele Korbowski                     Through the Meadow
Adele Korbowski                     Fall Understory
Donna O'Scolaigh Lange        The Jug of Punch
Donna O'Scolaigh Lange        Rainy Day Student
Jane Larson                              Cat
Jane Larson                              Lilly
Frietha Lawrence                    Crane
Jeanine Lawson                       Buffalo Bill
Janice Leitch                            Quiet Cove
Janice Leitch                            Courtship on the Bayou
Jacqueline A. Lucier               Explosion
Jacqueline A. Lucier               Into the Light
Albert Mathes                         Blue Rocks
Courtney Normandie             Waves
ScottRhoades                          My Grandfather's Glove
Scott Rhoades                         Sound of the Wild
Edythe Roxburgh                    Peace Bear
Edythe Roxburgh                    Fresh Tomatoes
Adolph Rutkin                         As Shadows Surround Me
Adolph Rutkin                         A Quiet Masquerade
Carol Sansoucy                        Egret
Carol Sansoucy                        Sweet Nectar
Daune Sheri                             Just Armed with Love
Daune Sheri                             Just New Beginnings
Lori Smolin                               Mooring Time
Lori Smolin                               Kissing Zebras
Karen A. St Jean                       My Friend
Karen A. St Jean                       Toby
Brian Tracy                               Hampton Croft #2
Brian Tracy                               Southwest Sunshine
JoAnn Vandale                        Jillian in Quebec

Upcoming NECTAG Workshops

Pastel workshop with Robert Carsten

Focusing on Color in the Landscape

When:  SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018, 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM


Event Coordinator Judy Chace Doyle
19 Beckwith Street, Danielson, CT 06239 
tel. 860 774 4250 or e-mail jdoyle673@gmail.com    

To learn more about Robert Carsten and view his work visit his website at


This very popular workshop is limited to 12 people so early registration is strongly recommended.

To Register fill out the prospectus linked below and return it to the event coordinator.

Carsten Pastel Workshop Prospectus

Some member news:
NECTAG member Beth Johnston is February's Featured Artist at the Wickford Art Association in Wickford RI. She also has exhibits at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts in Hopkinton, MA and the South County Art Association in Kingston, RI as well as a few paintings at Main Street Coffee, East Greenwich, RI. Congratulations Beth!!
A Very Dangerous Thing

Beach Rose