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Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color
April 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree with purchase of tour ticket
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT will feature a new exhibition titled, Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color. The exhibition will open on April 7, 12 p.m. and run through Aug. 28, 2022. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., April 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission will be included with the purchase of a guided tour ticket and available online at www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com. The exhibition will feature emerging and established artists working in the style of contemporary impressionism and focusing on the effects of light and color, whether through portraiture, painting nature, or depicting the urban landscape.
The exhibition was juried by Artist and Trustee Gail Ingis, who selected approximately 33 works from digital submissions. “I am excited by the array of talent and submissions we received,” said Ms. Ingis, “and look forward to introducing their diverse interpretations and techniques, optical effects, and luxuriant color palettes offering unique visual experiences to LMMM’s viewers.”
Featured artists will include: Elizabeth Hasegawa Agresta; Huey-Min Chuang; Joseph Dermody; Katharine Draper; Yuko Ike; Richard Koleszar; Anni Lorenzini; Jean Marcellino; Kathie Milligan; Peter Millward; Judith Patterson-Lanyi; Jason Pritchard; Alex Ranniello; Malina Schneider; Clarice Shirvell; and Dmitri Wright. Complete bios and artist statements are available upon request.
Jean Marcellino, whose portrait of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is in the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution’s permanent collection, won a 2020 Merit Award from the Salmagundi Club and was the winner of the 2019 Cecilia Cardman Memorial Award under the auspices of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club at The National Arts Club, among others.
Elizabeth Hasegawa Agresta studied painting, printmaking, and exploratory mixed media at Silvermine Arts Center. She is a leading member of the Fairfield County Plein Air Painters and is active with the New York Society of Women Artists, the Federation of Canadian Artists, and the Loft Artists Association.
Dmitri Wright was the winner of the national scholarship at The Cooper Union and the Max Beckmann International Scholar Program at Brooklyn Museum Art School. He was valedictorian at the Newark School of Fine & Industrial Arts and majored in Fine Arts. His work is in hundreds of museum and corporate collections and focuses on the preservation and progress of Impressionism.
Alex Ranniello received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing from Hartford Art School (‘17) and completed his master’s degree at The University of Hartford (‘21). In addition to his role as a studio artist, his involvement in his community has been multifaceted and highly widespread across Connecticut.
The 2022 Season is made possible in part by CT Humanities with generous funding provided by Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature and LMMM’s Founding Patrons: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown; LMMM’s Leadership Patrons: The Sealark Foundation; and LMMM’s 2022 Season Distinguished Benefactors: The City of Norwalk, The Maurice Goodman Foundation and Lockwood-Mathews Foundation, Inc. For more information on tours and programs, please visit www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 203-838-9799.