The Lyme Art Association hosted its signature fundraiser, Palate to Palette, on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023 from 6 pm – 9 pm at our galleries in Old Lyme.  This fun event featured sumptuous fine food from top regional restaurants and caterers, live music by The Shoreline Jazz Duo, and a silent auction of brand-new artwork specially created by our member artists – plus three mystery pieces! 

Click here to see the full gallery of 2023 Palate to Palette images. 

Thank you to our Palate to Palette Board & Volunteers for all of your hard work that made this another successful event for the Lyme Art Association.  

Thank you to our Restaurants, Caterers, Sponsors, Patrons, Beverage Sponsors and In-Kind Sponsors for your generous support.  We are so thankful for your gifts and for your service that helps LAA continue to provide art and art opportunities for artists, art lovers, the Old Lyme community and beyond.

Become A Sponsor for Palate to Palette!

Sponsorship at any level provides you with advance reservations for Palate to Palette. We are very grateful for your support!

  • Four Color Presenting Sponsor ($2,500, includes four reservations)
  • Three Color Sponsor ($1,500, includes two reservations)
  • Two Color Sponsor ($750, includes two reservations)
  • Patron ($350, includes two reservations)

All proceeds help to support the Lyme Art Association’s exhibitions and special projects, ensuring that this wonderful community of artists and art lovers continues to thrive.  With your help, we are creating a strong and sustainable future for our historic gallery, where we support artists at every stage of their journey!

Palate to Palette 2023 Committee

Debbi Goodman (Co-Chair), Kim Sapia (Co-Chair), Del-Bourree Bach, Hilary Griffin, Melissa Imossi, Lois Lawrence, Barbara Resnick, Erin Schaaf, Hayley Scully, Paul Sellier and Fran Violante.

premier Sponsors:

Debbi & David Goodman

Four-color sponsors:

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Sue & John Beatty, Bluewater Millwork and Construction, Margaret Jane Derisio, J. Polep Distribution Services, Joe Mayo and Kim Rivest, Andrew O’Reilly Seaport Real Estate Services, Judy Rasmuson, Reynolds Subaru & Boats, River Valley Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, Steven & Frani Ross, Brenna & Ron Sadowsky, Ted Schaaf – Citizens Private Client, Paul Sellier


Allendale Investigational Review Board, Del-Bourree & Kristen Bach, Bartlett Fine Art Ltd., Beverly Schirmeier Fine Art, Robert Buda, Maura Cochran, Excellence Coaching and Consulting, Anne Haviland & Russell Sharp, Sarah Stifler Lucas, Lyman Real Estate,  John & Marcella Schweizer Fund, Old Lyme Country Club, Juner & Mark Patnode, Novak Brothers Landscaping, John M. Picard: Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Plant Design Therapy, Mike & Mary-Ellen Rogers, Excellere Coaching and Consulting, Kathy Simmons, Sunset Hill Vineyard, The A Team of William Pitt Sothebys, The Nancy Mesham Team at Coldwell Banker Realty, Treasures Old Lyme, V.F. McNeil & Company, Carrie Walters, Maureen & Joe Warzecha, Xenelis Construction

Beverage Sponsors:

Mobile Bartending, presenting Up N Down Rock & Bourbon

in-kind sponsors: