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A new show at the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC), “Abstraction Exhibition,” will be on view beginning February 10 through March 2, 2019. This exhibition features artwork by RAC Exhibiting Members with a larger degree of independence from visual references. The theme is abstract art which uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition that exists independent from visual references. This departure from representation can be partial or it can be complete. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm.
Co-chairs for the exhibition are Michael Brennecke and Dan Long. The judge Miggs Burroughs, a lifelong Westporter and graphic artist, has designed hundreds of logos, websites and print material. In 1972, at age 26, he was the youngest person ever chosen to design a Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp. Shortly thereafter he illustrated several covers for TIME Magazine, one of which resides in the Smithsonian Institution. More recently, Miggs has won much acclaim for his work with lenticular imagery, which has been exhibited in numerous shows in the area and has won several Best in Show awards.
RAC celebrates the study, creation and appreciation of the arts through classes, exhibitions and events open to all in the community. For almost 60 years, this nonprofit organization has been a cultural gem in the Norwalk community. The gallery and art school overlook the scenic Five Mile River in Rowayton, CT at 145 Rowayton Avenue with space for regional artists to exhibit their art and a classroom for workshops and classes at all levels offered to children and adults. Visit rowaytonarts.org and follow @rowaytonarts.
Image: Best in Show 2018, Robert Sachs, Ice Skating Rockefeller Center #1
This event is free of charge.
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