FACETIME: Classic Techniques in a Digital Age – Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures

Greenwich Arts Council

January 12, 2019 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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FACETIME at the Greenwich Arts Council's Bendheim Gallery: Classic Techniques in a Digital Age - Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures

Despite ubiquitous digital photography and selfies, the demand for the work of classically trained portrait artists is increasing. This curated exhibition by The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists and The Greenwich Arts Council demonstrates why portraiture remains a popular genre. With a large selection of paintings, drawings, and sculptures, this exhibition reveals the variety of styles, media, and approaches conveyed by the contemporary portrait artist.

Please join us for the opening on Sunday January 13, with an interactive "Meet the Masters" Gallery walk. Special guests including Silvermine Arts Center Instructor, Eddie Nino, from 2-2:30.

An elegant awards reception follows, with refreshments and a live jazz performance by Roni GZB, Jr. from 2:30-4.

During the reception, acclaimed portraitist Grace Mehan DeVito will present a live demonstration of painting from life, with guest model, Marcia O'Kane, CEO and President of The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce.

CSOPA Artists include:
Pamela Ackley, Alfonsina Betancourt, Shay Blum, Paige Bradley, Lisa Burns, Anastasiya Chybireva-Fender, Michel Delafontaine, Connie Freid, Letizia Gentile, Cynthia Gillette, Scott Glaser, Joan Elizabeth Goodman, Colleen Hains, Deborah Howland-Murray, Jeanine Jackson, Shiva Jlayer, Tricia Kaman, Flladi Kulla, ShawnaLee Kwashnak, Liz Jorg Masi, Barbara Mathis, Luis de Mena, Nicole Moné, Steven Parton, Alain Picard, Gail Postal, Jill Sarver, Peter Seltzer, Barbara Simonson, Nancy Stember, Joseph Sundwall, John Sweeney, Candace Taubner, Kathleen Ullman,Cindy Wagner, Robert Whelan, Richard White, Joyce Zeller
Faculty: Eddie Nino, Grace DeVito, Wende Caprorale, John Sanden

Jan. 13 - Feb. 17
Hours: Tue - Fri 10am to 4pm
Sat & Sun Noon to 4pm

Contact Name: Tatiana Mori

Contact Email: tatianam@greenwicharts.org

Contact Phone: 203-862-6750

NOTE: We do our best to ensure all information is accurate, however it's a good idea to visit the website or call the venue to verify the information.

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This event is free of charge.

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Greenwich Arts Council
299 Greenwich Ave.
Greenwich, CT 06830

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