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PAST EXHIBITS
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19th Annual Members' Art Exhibit 

South Windsor Public Library

1550 Sullivan Ave

 

September 30 - October 30, 2023

Reception: Sunday, October 8, 2 - 4 PM

The Exhibit was judged by Susan Bosworth, with ribbons awarded in each medium category.

Artists' information sheet.

Invitation

 

ORCHIDS!!, watercolor, Legos & silk flowers by Susan Masse

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Pastels 2023

Manchester Town Hall Gallery

41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

July 13, 2023 - October 12, 2023

 

The gallery on the first floor of Manchester Town Hall is one of our ongoing exhibits that gets changed every three months. The gallery can be viewed anytime the Manchester Town Hall is open. Some pieces from the exhibit may be viewed online in our virtual gallery.  

Artists' information sheet

Sweet Dreamspastel, by Carolyn Emerson.

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Manchester Bicentennial 

Art about Manchester - All Mediums

Manchester Town Hall Gallery

41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

April 14, 2023 - July 13, 2023

 

The gallery on the first floor of Manchester Town Hall is one of our ongoing exhibits that gets changed every three months. The gallery can be viewed anytime the Manchester Town Hall is open. The exhibit may also be viewed online in our virtual gallery.  

Artists' information sheet

Postcard

Perennial Planters Garden on East Center Street cared for by Perennial Planters Garden Club, watercolor, by Bonnie Lindland.

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MAA booth at Art in the Park 
Sunday, June 4, 2023, 10 am – 4 pm


Center Memorial Park

586 Main St., Manchester

Members were invited to bring framed pieces to show and/or sell. There was also a print cradle to hold unframed artwork. 

Artists' information sheet.

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The Poetry Project

Written words inspiring artistic expression

Manchester Town Hall Gallery

41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

March 24, 2023 - April 13, 2023

The poets of Wit and Wisdom, a Manchester poetry club, have invited MAA artists to interpret their poems in the artists’ chosen mediums. See the exhibit online here.

 

Artists' information sheet

Reception: Friday, March 24, at 4:30. Wit and Wisdom poets offered readings of original poems that MAA artists have interpreted in various mediums. Postcard See photos from the reception here.

"Young Dog Face," oil, by Rhea Sutter. Inspired by "Two Faces" by V. Dubiel

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The Etc Exhibit

Manchester Town Hall Gallery

41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

January 5, 2023 - March 23, 2023 

The gallery on the first floor of Manchester Town Hall is one of our ongoing exhibits that gets changed every three months. The gallery can be viewed anytime the Manchester Town Hall is open.

 

View the exhibit online in our virtual gallery

Artists' information sheet.  Postcard

 

A Welcome Delight, alcohol inks, Sharon Quaglia

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Photography

Manchester Town Hall Gallery

41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

October 13, 2022 - January 5, 2023.

The gallery on the first floor of Manchester Town Hall is one of our ongoing exhibits that gets changed every three months. 

 

View the exhibit online in our virtual gallery

Artists' information sheet.

Postcard

Catvorting in winter sunlight, photography, Janet Heller

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18th Annual Members' Art Exhibit 

South Windsor Public Library

1550 Sullivan Ave

October 1 - October 31

 

The Exhibit was judged by Bivenne Staiger, with ribbons awarded in each medium category. Awards list. See a slideshow of the winning pieces here.

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Sunday, October 9, 2 to 4 pm. Ribbon prizes were awarded, accompanied by a critique. MAA members were asked to bring a sweet or savory finger food to share. The reception was free and open to the public. 

Artists' information sheet.

Postcard

Best in Show: A Worm's Eye View, acrylic, by Jerry Madara

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Watercolor!  

Manchester Town Hall Gallery

41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

July 7 - October 13, 2022

 View the exhibit online.

Artists' information sheet. Postcard invite

Colorado High, watercolor, by Janet Heller

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Out of My Comfort Zone

Manchester Town Hall Gallery

41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

April 7 - July 7, 2022

Reception was Friday, April 8, 2022.

View the exhibit online.

Artists' information sheet.

Barren Beauty, pastel on shinzen watercolor paper, by Laura Kinlock

Hope Springs Eternal

Kent Memorial Library, Suffield, Connecticut

April 2 - May 27, 2022

The Suffield Library invited MAA to exhibit in their library’s newly renovated gallery during the month of May. 

Artists' information sheet.

The slideshow features some of the many wonderful pieces and artists in the exhibit. 

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Colorful Brushwork

Manchester Town Hall Gallery
41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

January 6 - April 7, 2022

The gallery on the first floor of Manchester Town Hall is one of our ongoing exhibits that gets changed every three months. The exhibit was 
oils, water-based oils, alkyds, or acrylics..

 

 View the exhibit online.

Member information sheet.

Crashing Waves, oil by Susan Masse

POP-UP ART EXHIBIT!

South Windsor Public Library

1550 Sullivan Ave., South Windsor, CT


February 27 – March 26, 2022

See the flyer.

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Passionate for Pastels!

Manchester Town Hall Gallery
41 Center Street, Manchester, CT

October 15, 2021 - January 6, 2022

The gallery on the first floor of Manchester Town Hall is one of our ongoing exhibits that gets changed every three months. The exhibit was pastels.

 

View the exhibit online.

Member information sheet.

Quiet, pastel by Christine Larson

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17th Annual Members Exhibit

South Windsor Public Library

October, 2021


Our annual members exhibit was held in the Friends Room Gallery at the South Windsor Public Library during the month of October, 2021. 

View the exhibit online.

John's 53, watercolor by Bonnie Lindland

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The Etc. Exhibit

Manchester Town Hall 

Opened July 8, 2021

Etc. includes anything that doesn't fit into categories for which we have single medium exhibits. Mediums include, but is not limited to, works in glass, colored pencil, graphite, ink (and other drawing materials), cut paper, collage, fabric, jewelry, wood, sculpture, clay, etc.!

View the exhibit online.

Cloud’s Illusions, alcohol ink by Sharon Quaglia

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Mixed Bag 

April 15, 2021

Mixed Bag was a virtual exhibit, judged, with ribbon prizes awarded. There was no theme for this exhibit; it was a mixed bag! 

View the exhibit online.

Best in Show: Paddling Upstream, watercolor by Carolyn Emerson

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Love! 

Opened February 10, 2021

Love! was a virtual exhibit on the theme of love.

View the exhibit online.

The gift of flowers, oil by Helena Deary

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Winter Celebration

Opened November 16, 2020

This exhibit featured out artists' celebration of winter, the holidays and the end of 2020!

Season of Peace, acrylic by Micheline Champagne

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16th Annual Members' Exhibit

Opened September 2020

Historically, this exhibit was held at the South Windsor Public Library. Due to restrictions at the Library, we offered our exhibit virtually.

First place, photography, Golden Glow by Jim Oliphant

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All Mediums 3-Color Virtual Exhibit

Opened July 31, 2020

 

This was MAA's first virtual exhibit. The challenge was to create a piece with any three colors (and white) in any medium. Artists worked to find the positive in this year’s life and times. 

Sign of the Times, watercolor by Bonnie Lindland using Aureoles Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, and Burnt Umber.

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