Great Hollow Virtual Juried Art Show 2020

Great Hollow | May 11, 2020

Great Hollow Virtual Juried Art Show May 15 – June 30, 2020 Great Hollow Nature Preserve and Ecological Research Center 225 State Route 37 New Fairfield, CT 06812 Come join us in celebrating nature and art on the Great Hollow Virtual Juried Art Show May 15 – June 30, 2020. Forty painters and photographers have been chosen to share their love of nature by depicting animals, birds, landscapes, flowers and trees in over 100 works of art. This fundraising event is organized by the Great Hollow Photographers Club to benefit the Great Hollow Nature Preserve. The link to the Virtual Juried Art Show will be live on the Great Hollow website starting May 15th. Go to “We are so grateful to the organizers, artists, judges and sponsors for making such a huge effort to hold this amazing Virtual Art Show at Great Hollow this year” says Gary Goldring. “What an incredible show of support from the community at this difficult time.” Over 100 paintings and photographs will be displayed for your enjoyment, all available for purchase. On May 15th, the first, second and third place winners in painting and photography will be announced. Local businesses such as American Pie Company, Sacred Grounds Coffee Roasters, The Painted Lemon and Sherman IGA have already donated gift certificates as prizes, with more sponsors to come. We thank them for supporting our community in this unusual time. Jurors for the artwork are: Jane Haslam, noted photographer and owner of the Land Gallery in Pawling, NY and Kathleen L’Hommedieu, well known painter and teacher. The Virtual Show is dedicated to Plonia Nixon (1930 – 2020), artist, teacher and supporter of Great Hollow. She had participated in the Great Hollow Juried Show 2019 and had been planning to participate again before passing away on March 31, 2020. She was a great nature lover and very enthusiastic about the Great Hollow land being preserved and made available for research and the community. Artists included in the show are: Painters – Virginia Donovan, Sheila Marie Doyle, Sue Edelstein, Kathy Ann Flynn, Janet Greco, Vivian Haberfeld, Sylvia Hierro, Paul Kmiotek, Anna Kozloski, Basha Maryanska, Annie Decker McAward, Anna Miskiv, Adele Moros, Doreen O’Connor, Robert Swanson, and Fran Yodice. Photographers – Joanna Forrest, Carol Gibson, Jeff Ginsburg, Karen Golden, Justin Goodhart, Kelly Goodhart, Amy Grinder, Nancy Higgins, Dennis Larkin, Lu Li, Peter Matra, Linda McMillan, Cynthia O’Connor, Dawn O’Creene, Masumi O’Donnell, Eve Papa, Peter Rostenberg, Susan Rostenberg, Rose Schwartz, Judith Secco, Barbara Soares, Jim Stasiak, Don Turner and Neil Zobler.