The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT will feature a new exhibit titled, Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color. The exhibition will open on April 7, 12 p.m. and browse August 28, 2022.
An opening reception will be held on Thursday April 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission will be included with the purchase of a guided tour ticket and available online at www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com. The exhibition will feature emerging and established artists working in the style of contemporary impressionism and focusing on the effects of light and color, whether through portraiture, nature painting or landscape depiction. urban.
The exhibition was judged by the artist and the administrator Gail Ingis, which selected approximately 33 works from the digital submissions. “I am thrilled with the array of talent and submissions we have received,” said Ms. Ingis, “and look forward to showcasing their diverse interpretations and techniques, optical effects, and lush color palettes offering experiences visuals unique to LMMM viewers.
Featured artists will include: Elizabeth Hasegawa Agresta; Huey-Min Chuang; Joseph Dermody; Katharine Draper; Yuko Ike; Richard Koleszar; Anni Lorenzini; John Marcellino; Kathie Milligan; Peter Millward; Judith Patterson-Lanyi; Jason Prichard; Alex Ranniello; Malina Schneider; Clarice Shirvell; and Dmitri Wright. Full biographies and artist statements are available upon request.
John Marcellinowhose portrait of Judge Sandra Day O’Connor is in the National Portrait Gallery, the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution, won a 2020 Salmagundi Club Merit Award and won the 2019 Cecilia Cardman Memorial Prize under the auspices of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club at the National Arts Club, among others .
Elizabeth Hasegawa Agresta studied painting, printmaking and exploratory mixed media at the Silvermine Arts Center. She is a prominent member of the Fairfield County Plein Air Painters and is active in the New York Society of Women Artists, the Federation of Canadian Artists and the Loft Artists Association.
Dmitri Wright was a recipient of the Cooper Union National Fellowship and the Max Beckmann International Scholar Program at the Brooklyn Museum Art School. He was valedictorian at the Newark School of Fine & Industrial Arts and majored in fine art. His work is in hundreds of museum and corporate collections and focuses on the preservation and advancement of Impressionism.
Alex Ranniello received his BFA in Painting and Drawing from Hartford Art School (’17) and completed his MFA at the University of Hartford (’21). In addition to his role as a studio artist, his involvement in his community has been multifaceted and widespread throughout Connecticut.
The 2022 season is made possible in part by TC Humanities thanks to the generous funding provided by Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development / Connecticut Bureau of the Arts (COA) of the Connecticut State Legislature and the founding sponsors of the LMMM: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown;Leading sponsors of LMMM: The Sealark Foundation; and the distinguished benefactors of the LMMM 2022 season: The town of Norwalk, The Maurice Goodman Foundation and Lockwood-Mathews Foundation, Inc.