2019 Art Season

Next meeting:
April 7th at 6 pm
Quinebaug Valley Senior Center
69 South Main Street, Brooklyn, CT

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the Visions of Color Exhibit at the Ruth Wells Center for the Arts has been canceled. Please let Hope Barton (hopeivins@gmail.com) now if you would like your check returned or voided.
Also canceled is the art display and sale at ARTicles.

Next Meeting: April 7th: Cancelled
Our speaker will be Angel Kasper 
Presenting: Betty Edwards: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Refreshments will be served
Members- Free
Guests- $5

Art Guild Activities from March to June! 
To see what opportunities Art Guild Northeast has for you right now and into the summer click on the link below.
Art Guild Activities

Art Guild Northeast Teams
To see who is involved in which committee, and who to contact if you want to bet more involved, click on the link below.


Where: Ruth Wells Center for the Arts
             111 Main Street, Southbridge, MA
Entry Deadline: March 10, 2020
Drop Off: Friday April 3, 2020, 1 to 5 pm
Reception: Sunday April 5, 2020, 2 to 4 pm
Strike/Pick up: April 24, 2020, 2 to 5 pm (Note that Pick up time on the prospectus is incorrect)
Exhibit Coordinator: Hope Barton
        472 Allen Hill Rd,  Brooklyn, CT 06234 
       email: hopeivins@gmail.com

To enter, read and fill out the attached prospectus and return it to the even coordinator.

Guild Members hang artwork at the Courthouse Bar and Grille in Putnam

The Art Guild Visits Mystic Seaport Museum
A group of art guild members spent the morning at JMW Turner Watercolor exhibit at Mystic Seaport, followed by lunch. Everyone was inspired Turner's impressionist technique and his use of light and atmosphere.

Arts and Framing Open House
Visit Putnam for the NE CT Art Guild Open House in partnership with Arts and Framing
Saturday January 25th, 2020 from 4 to 6 PM
136 Main Street, Putnam CT
Come meet the artists, learn more about the Guild and view their work. 
Free refreshments! 
Call Amy at 860-942-2264 for questions.
A Sample of the art on display at Arts and Framing

Arts and Framing Exhibit
Arts and Framing, which shares space with Twigs and Pearls, located on Main Street in Putnam, has offered us space to display NECTAG artwork. The theme is local flavor and you can display 2 medium to large pieces of art. 
Deadline for Entry: September 26, 2019
Hanging Fee: There is no hanging fee, but a 30% commission will be charged for all sales.
Event Coordinator: Elaine Turner, eturner245@gmail.com, 860-377-1869
If you are interested read and fill out the attached prospectus and return it to the event coordinator.
Twigs and Pearls Prospectus
The first NECTAG display is now up!

Quiet Corner Creations: an Art and Craft Exhibit
When: Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, October 12th to 14th
Where: Old Pomfret Townhouse at 11 Town House Drive, Pomfret Center 
Deadline for Entry: October 5, 2019
Drop off Date and Time: Friday October 11, 9 AM to noon and 2 to 4 PM
Strike/Pick-up Date and Time: Monday October 14, 4 to 5 PM
Exhibit Coordinators: 
Alison Ciarlante
Judy Doyle
Please return the attached prospectus with your entry fee to Judy Doyle, 19 Beckwith Street, Danielson, CT 06239

Susan Rosenstone Larrow Plein Aire Workshop
Join Susan at her picturesque home on Killingly Pond to learn how to capture the beauty around us on canvas.
When: October 19th (Rain date is October 20th) from 9 am to noon
Where: 156 Pond Rd, E. Killingly, CT
Deadline for Entry: October 16, 2019
Please return the attached prospectus with your payment to Jacqueline Lucier, 379 Coomer Hill Rd, Dayville, CT

Art in the Park
NECTAG had a table at Art in the Park on Roseland Pond and did some demonstrating as well

NECTAG Family Barbecue 
Our first annual NECTAG barbecue, held on August 18th at Roseland Park in Woodstock was a great success and fun was had by all.


June 22, 2019
Below are some photos from the plein air workshop with Barbara Lussier.

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