Lockwood-Mathews Launches ‘Socially Distant Art’ Exhibit April 8

Press release from The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum:

March 5, 2021

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum positioned at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT will aspect a new exhibition titled, Socially Distant Artwork: Creativeness in Lockdown. The exhibition will open up on April 8 and run via Aug. 29, 2021. Admission will be incorporated with the acquire of a guided tour ticket and accessible on-line. Artists from throughout the United States will include: Simone Agoussoye, Cindy Bernier, Carol Bouyoucos, Megan Chiango, Nat Connacher, Katharine Draper, Ellen Ehli, William Evertson, Rebeca Fuchs, Pat Genova, Barry Guthertz, Gail Katz, Joanie Landau, Sophia Livecchi, Fruma Markowitz, Kathie Milligan, Lake Newton, Julie O’Connor, Michael O’Hara, Alan Richards, Paula Salerno, Charlotte Saunders, Robbii Wessen, and Gregg Ziebell.

Artist and Trustee Gail Ingis, who selected close to 25 functions from digital submissions, explained: “The artists selected have a really appealing interpretation of social distancing, isolation, and the multi-faceted troubles they have knowledgeable through the pandemic. Viewers will be drawn into their world and with any luck , discover it partaking and cathartic.”

Amid the artists selected is Megan Chiango (Burlington, MA), who introduced The Enjoy Warrior Project during the pandemic. This is an ongoing collection of portraits of mothers dependent on shots taken by their little ones, which Chiango then painted into portraits making use of a certain palette of colours. “The task was influenced by the adjustments in my job as a mom, caregiver, and service provider that took place above the class of the pandemic,” claimed Chiango.

William Evertson, (Lyme, CT) who designed Rota Fortunae in February and March of 2020, explained his perform, which was inspired by the pandemic, as “Partly a self-portrait of anyone at risk owing to preconditions and a reminder of the indiscriminate character of a virus.”

Artist Kathie Milligan (Stamford, CT), who is exhibiting Forced Separation, received her MFA in painting in 2007 from the New York Studio Faculty in Manhattan and earned her undergraduate diploma in studio art from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. Milligan is a multimedia artist who has shown her get the job done internationally.

Also featured is Barry Guthertz (Norwalk, CT), who has been exhibiting his Fine Artwork images in the course of the Northeast for in excess of 40 decades. His award-winning do the job has been demonstrated at The Brooklyn Museum and French Embassy, as well as in the Normal Electric powered and Union Carbide Company Galleries. He has had solo exhibitions and participated in quite a few group reveals through the Better New York and Connecticut region, as nicely in Portland, Oregon on the West Coast.

Artist Carol Bouyoucos (Mt. Kisco, NY) mentioned, “Considering mother nature is an antidote to an anxious and elaborate entire world, and our numerous activities in it can expose times of shared humanity and respect.” Ms. Bouyoucos, who will be showing her images at LMMM, gained her BFA from the University of Michigan’s Stamps School of Artwork & Design, Ann Arbor. The Museum’s 2021 cultural and educational programs are created feasible in aspect by generous funding from LMMM’s Founding Patrons: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown LMMM’s Management Patrons: The Sealark Foundation LMMM’s 2021 Period Distinguished Benefactors: The City of Norwalk and The Maurice Goodman Basis and LMMM’s 2021 Distinguished Benefactors for Education: The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Basis, Inc. The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a Nationwide Historic Landmark. For far more information and facts on schedules, tour tickets and packages you should go to www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com.

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