• Education News: Focus on Landscape

    Landscape Workshop

    Eileen Eder, Lieutenant River

    Paint the Lieutenant River with Eileen Eder

    June 3, 4, 5 (rain date June 6)

    $250 for 3-day workshop

    Contact Eileen directly at eileeneder@mac.com to register.

    Landscape Class


    Landscape Painting with Harley Bartlett

    Thursday afternoons, 1-5 pm, June 23 - July 28.

    $250 for six classes.

    Contact Harley directly at harley@bartlettfineart.com to register.



    Paint Out at Hamburg Bridge Historic District - June 4 and 5

    Bottume Hamburg Cove

    Painting of Hamburg Bridge circa 1850 by George F. Bottume.

    The Lyme Land Conservation Trust is partnering with the LAA to present a paint out at the Czikowsky HIll Preserve around the beautiful and historic Hamburg Bridge.

    Click here for more information!

    On the morning of May 28, 2016, participating artists are invited to a "Talk and Walk" at Czikowsky Hill Preserve,  presented by the Lyme Land Conservation Trust. For more information about the walk, click here.

  • Current Exhibition

    95th Elected Artist Exhibition & Body Language

    EA Opeing Reception Winners & Sponsor April 2016

    Congratulating the best of the best during the opening reception for the 95th Annual Elected Artist Show and Body Language Exhibition are Katherine Simmons, Elected Artist and LAA President, second from left, and Claire Pare, from SKY Investment Group, Presenting Sponsor for the exhibition. The artist prize winners are,  from left, Del-Bourree Bach, third prize for "The Good Life", acrylic, Christopher Zhang, first prize for "Artist," oil, and Christopher Dixon, second prize, "Summer Lace," oil.


    The exhibition and sale is on view through June 3, 2016.

    Annual exhibition of works by Elected Artists. Juror: Susan Powell of Susan Powell Fine Art.  An all-member figure exhibition is presented in the Goodman Gallery.

    Presenting Sponsor:

    SKY for cc



    Upcoming Exhibitions
    American Waters: A Marine Show
    Working Cats

    Nicholas Fox, Working Cats, oil

    June 11 to August 26

    Receiving: Saturday, June 4 & Sunday, June 5, 12am-5pm
    Opening Reception: Friday, June 17, 5-7pm

    American Waters A Marine Art Exhibition Prospectus

    Presenting Sponsor:

    Suisman Shapiro Law Firm



    Shows in the Goodman Gallery During American Waters:

    • Connecticut Pastel Society annual exhibit, Purely Pastel, in the Goodman Gallery June 10 – July 15.  Receiving and jurying for this show is done by the Connecticut Pastel Society.
    • Celebrating Lyme’s Beauty – a show of paintings completed at the Lyme Land Trust Paint Out location.  July 22 – August 26. Receiving on July 16 and 17. To download the prospectus for this show, which includes the details of the Paint Out, click here: Celebrating Lyme’s Beauty Prospectus.
  • Swing for Art Golf Party

    Monday, May 23, 2016

    You and your friends are invited!

    Ready to Swing for Art and party on May 23, 2016 from left: Dave Moore, LAA Board Member, Lisa LeMonte, Guilford Savings Bank (Cocktail Party Sponsor) and Lindsay Eisensmith, Vitality Spa (Chair Massage Sponsor).

    Ready to Swing for Art and party on May 23, 2016 from left: Dave Moore, LAA Board Member, Lisa LeMonte, Guilford Savings Bank (Cocktail Party Sponsor), Michael Moses, The Day (Presenting Sponsor), and Lindsay Eisensmith, Vitality Spa (Chair Massage Sponsor).

    Please join us for the Lyme Art Association’s Swing for Art Golf Party.  Enjoy three ways to participate:

    • Play Golf
    • Attend the Cocktail Party
    • Be a Sponsor

    This event is going to be a fun and relaxing afternoon of nine-holes of golf on an exclusive course followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

    Even if you don’t play golf, you and your guests are invited to attend the cocktail reception starting at 5:30 pm.

    You won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to enjoy the exclusive amenities and charm of the Old Lyme Country Club. The Lyme Art Association appreciates your support!

    Click on the links below for additional information and to sign up.

    For more information click here.

    Pastel Demonstrations

    On Saturday, June 11, the Connecticut Pastel Society is holding pastel demonstrations to kick off their Purely Pastel Exhibition at the Lyme Art Association.  Simultaneous demonstrations will be given by Clayton Buchanan (figure), Christina Debarry (still life), and Jane Penfield (landscape).   The demonstrations are free and open to the public.

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