Monday, March 28, 2011

Opening this Saturday: Works by Archaeological Illustrator Eric Stegmaier

Temporal Artistry: 
Works by Archaeological Illustrator Eric Stegmaier
Opening April 2, 2011 at 5:00 PM
Gallery talk by the artist at 7:00 PM, discussing Archaeological Illustration and his adventures in the East.

As an archaeological illustrator for the last 9 years, Eric Stegmaier has completed hundreds of field illustrations that span several archaeological facets including artifact rendering, stratigraphic diagramming, vessel profiling, tomb mapping, and architectural floor plan illustration. He has worked at several sites th
Israel including Qumran, Bethsaida, and the Roman Fort at Yotvata, and his illustrations appear in several publications including magazines, reports, and textbooks.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration from the Hartford Art School, and a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies with a focus in death and burial practices from Sacred Heart University. Currently employed as a conservation assistant in the Paintings Conservation department at the Yale Center for British
Art, Eric has recently begun a working relationship with the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale and is performing freelance work for the Department of Egyptology. His other clientele includes the University of Hartford, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Florida International University.

If you can't make it to the April 2 opening, the show will be running during normal gallery hours from 4/2 to 4/14.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Upcoming Events!

Click on the title of each event for more information!

April 2 - April 14
Opening April 2, at 5:00 PM with a gallery talk by Eric at 7:00 PM

April 16-30
Featuring art from the Resident Artists and friends!
Closing Gala April 30 at 7:00 PM

April 22 and 23
Come see the movie "Josh and Todd: The Story of a Man and His Puppet" both nights, and enjoy puppety stuff all day on 4/23

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

We Want Movies!

Films Wanted!

Are you a film maker?
Made a flick?
Want it screened at Paris In Plantsville?

You do? Good! We want to show it!

Resident artists Jon Bristol and Steve Rand are currently putting together a schedule of films to be screened at the gallery starting in May, and a film festival weekend is being planned for the summer of 2011.
Short films, feature films, comedy, drama, experimental, action, documentary, any kind!
Contact Jon via email at with "Film Submission" in the title. Or stop by the gallery and drop off a DVD.

No submission guidelines! You made a movie, we wanna see it!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

March is Member Appreciation Month!

As a huge "Thank You!" for our first amazing year we want to give back to our members! Starting March 4th any member can come to the gallery and hang art free of charge!

Not a member yet and want to be in on the show? Come by and join the gallery! A membership is $35.00 and you're in!
Membership also gets you into member shows, 1/2 off the entry fee in other juried and open call shows, discounts on classes, and more. It pays for itself quickly! And if you drop off your work 3/4-3/6 the membership fee is only $25.00! Yowza!

Look for other great events for the members in March to be announced soon.

This is going to be a fun show and a great way to end this winter! Thanks again for the amazing first year!

For more check out this link!