2019 Art Season

Next meeting:
September 5th at 6:30 PM
Pomfret Historical Society
11 Town House Dr, Pomfret Center



A Plein Aire Workshop with Barbara Lussier
 "Making a Painting"
When: June 22, 9AM to 4 PM
Where: In the farm and gardens of artist Barbara Lussier located at 22 Harrisville Road, Pomfret, CT 06259
Please register by June 17th by filling out and returning the attached prospectus with your payment to the event coordinator. 
Event Coordinator: Judy Chace Doyle, tel. (860) 774-4250, email jdoyle673@gmail.com 
Barbara Lussier Workshop Prospectus
Check out Barbara's fabulous paintings at her website barbaralussiergallery.com.



Spirol Gallery Show 

at Quinebaug Valley Community College
Deadline for entry: June 30, 2019
Drop off: July 10th, 10 am to noon and 3 pm to 5 pm
Strike/Pick up: August 16th, 2 pm to 5 pm
Reception: July 12th, 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Exhibit Coordinator: Jacqueline Lucier, telephone (860) 774-4103, email jlucier@gmail.com
Fill out the prospectus and return it with the hanging fee to the event coordinator.
Spirol Gallery Prospectus



Other Upcoming Events!


Open Studio Time
July 10th from 10 am to noon at Michael's in Dayville, 2091 Killingly Commons Drive, Dayville.
July 31st from 5 pm to 7 pm at Michael's in Dayville, 2091 Killingly Commons Drive, Dayville.

Plein air Painting
July 17th from 10 am to 1 pm at Fort Hill Farms, 260 Quaddick Rd, Thompson, CT

Watercolor Workshop with Joel Popadics
August 10th at the Pomfret Historical Society
Event Coordinator is Judy Doyle
Prospectus to follow but you can check out Joel's work on his website at https://www.watercolorpop.com

NECTAG Family Barbecue 
August 18th from 1 pm to 4 pm at Roseland Park in Woodstock
Event Coordinator is Alison Ciarlante





May 4, 2019


The Northeastern CT Art Guild (NECTAG), The Pomfret Historical Society and Ellis Technical School partnered in a Clean Up Day funded in part by The Last Green Valley! Here are some photos of our clean up of the roadside, driveway, gardens, and grounds. 






2019 NECTAG Officers
President: Elaine Turner
Vice President: Frietha Lawrence
Secretary: Nancy Dougherty
Treasurer: Diane Allen































2017

Next meeting:
November 2nd, 6:30 PM
Pomfret Historical Society
11 Town House Dr, Pomfret Center




Remember to renew your membership for 2018!
Please send payment and membership form to Diane Allen at 101 Allen Hill Rd, Brooklyn, CT 06234 by December 31, 2017.
Click here for membership form (pdf)



Enjoy some artwork created by participants in Jacquie Lucier's Introduction to Abstract/ Nonrepresentational Painting Workshop! 




Be sure to submit your entries for our first Columbus Day Weekend Show, in collaboration with the Last Green Valley Walktober event!

Walktober Art Show:

FALL COLORS

Location: Old Pomfret Townhouse/ Pomfret Historical Society, 11 Town House Dr, Pomfret Center
Deadline for Entry: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Drop Off Date & Time: October 6, 2017 – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Strike/Pick up Date & Time: October 9, 2017 – 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
*** Please note on the prospectus that we are asking members to staff the exhibit and to demonstrate their work at the event.
Prospectus and entry form -  WORD
Prospectus and entry form -  PDF
















































Next Meeting: 
Thursday,  March 2, 2017
Program: Contemporary Fiber Art - Joan Blade Johnson & Melanie Johnston
6:30 PM at the Pomfret Historical Society
11 Town House Drive, Pomfret Center 06259



Congratulations to Judy Doyle for selling her watercolor painting Winter Blues at the NECTAG exhibit at the La Grua Center




To take a quick stroll through our "Local Color" art show click on the following link: Spiral Gallery show - Oct/Nov 2016

Congratulations to our Award-Winning Artists!(Spiral Gallery Show)

Best in ShowYou are My Sunshine - Donna O'Scolaigh Lang
Second PlaceOn Deck - Normand Chartier
Third PlaceBirch - Scott Rhoades
Silver Circle Award  - Autumn Backroad - Bonnie Massey
Olde American Diner Award  - Cat Hollow - Al Mathes
Olde American Diner Award  - Depot View Farm - Scott Rhoades
Grill 37 AwardMartins Hoe Farm - Brian Tracy
Courthouse Award Hidden Pumpkin - Peter Harmyk



Artist whose work 
is currently on display at our our Spirol Gallery Art Show!

Hope Barton                              Gambel's Quail
Hope Barton                              Summer Garden
Agnes Brown                             Garden Friend
Judith Busse                             The Woods are Lovely…
Julie Caprera                             Quiet Glow
Normand Chartier                    Frosty Morning
Normand Chartier                    On Deck
Nancy Dougherty                      Levi's Covered Bridge
Nancy Dougherty                      Pomfret School Chapel
Judy Chace Doyle                   Buoyed
Margaret Files                          Pumpkin and Gourds
Margaret Files                          Yellow Barn
Carol Frieswick                         Hightide
Peter Harmyk                             Hidden Pumpkin
Peter Harmyk                             Summer Rose
Lynn Herklots                            At Peace
Joan Blade Johnson                Fabric of the Universe
Melanie Johnston                    Earth and Sky
Susan Scott Kenney                  Putnam Antiques
Susan Scott Kenney                  Winter Birds
Susan S.Klare                            Get Closer
Cathey LaBonte                         Circle series#12
Donna O'Scolaigh Lange         Your are My Sunshine
Susan Rosenstone Larrow      Henry Coming
Frietha Lawrence                     Elefants
Frietha Lawrence                     Zendala
Janice Leitch                             Baltimore Oriole
Janice Leitch                             Stone Cottage
Jacqueline A. Lucier                 Abundance
Jacqueline A. Lucier                 Grazing in Autumn
Bonnie T. Massey                     Backyard in Autumn
Bonnie T. Massey                     Home by the Fire
Al Mathes                                  Cat Hollow
Nancy-Lee  Mauger                  After Midnight
Nancy-Lee  Mauger                  Some Days the Crazy Wins
Bonnie Pellett                          CT Barn
Scott Rhoades                           Depot View Farm
Scott Rhoades                           Birch
Edie Roxburgh                           Vessel
Adolph Rutkin                           Into the Splashing Water
Adolph Rutkin                           Fooling History
Mary Beth Schmidt                   Fused glass bowl
Mary Beth Schmidt                   Tangled Book
Wayde Schmidt                          Butterscotch swirls
Wayde Schmidt                          Juggernaut
Lynita Shimizu                          Heartbreak Mountain
Lynita Shimizu                          The Long Drive Home
Lori Smolin                                Final touches
Lori Smolin                                Zebra lookouts
Monique Sourinho                   Yin Yang
Karen A. St Jean                        Annie's Friend
Karen A. St Jean                        Tranquility at Sunset
Cynthia  Sturni                          Dangerous Bloom
Elaine Theriault                       Sea Fancy
Brian Tracy                                 Martins Hoe Farm
Brian Tracy                                 Dog Days
Elaine Turner                            Brushed
Adrianna  Young                       Meandering in Maine
Adrianna  Young                        Fallen

ANNOUNCING! The First NECTAG Open, Juried Art Show!
For artist entry information click here

October 17 - November 11, 2016
The Spirol Gallery
Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple Street • Danielson, CT



made possible by grants from:


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Connecticut Audubon Society Show
August 27 - September 30
Reception, Sunday, August 28, 2-4 pm

See publicity in the September 9, Villager


Strike/Pick up Date & Time: Friday, September 30, 2:00-4:00


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LaGrua Exhibit Dates

Tuesday, November 1st drop off day
Friday November 4th, opening reception
Monday, January 2nd strike day

LaGrua Gallery Agreement

LaGrus Prospectus


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Academic Artists Association Show at Art Center East

Lori's award winning painting

Congratulations! To NECTAG members Lori Smolin and Bonnie Massey! Both had paintings accepted into the Academic Artists Association 66th Annual National Exhibition of Traditional Realism. This is a national juried show.  At the opening reception held on Sunday, May 1st Lori Smolin was awarded the Mary Bryan Memorial Award for Watercolors (a $500 award) for her watercolor titled Zebra Lookouts.  

The show is at the Arts Center East, 709 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, CT.  Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 1 to 5 PM until May 20th

The show includes works in graphic arts, pastel, sculpture, oil/acrylic, and watercolor. 

There are some truly amazing works of art on display - come and see!
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2016 Vanilla Bean Exhibit - May 2016! Open for the month of May. Stop by & have a look.

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It's Member Renewal Time!
please use these forms for the 2016 Guild Year

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Congratulations to member, Nancy Dougherty! 

In the 2015 Tolland County Art Association open show, Nancy won First Prize in the Watercolor cateogry for her "Just Sunnin' Myself" and the Mildred Connors Award in the Judges Choice category for her watercolor, "Magpie on the Chimney."

The show runs for the month of September, 2015.








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Congratulations! to member, Frietha Lawrence for her 4th place award in the juried show "Art of Experience" in Southbury, CT

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September - Audubon Center
Day Rd, Pomfret

Opening Reception - Sunday, August 30, 2-4PM















For a poster to download and print, click here.

NECTAG Guild News



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June 27-28 - Taylor Brooke Winery
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Our May Exhibit

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Vanilla Bean Exhibit month of April 2015

 

 

 

 


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TEXTURE!

A fiber art exhibit by NECTAG members Melanie Johnston and Joan Blade Johnson at the Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts & Humanities
111 Main St, Southbridge, MA March 28 - April 26.



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