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Spectrum Gallery Exhibit February 2022 News

Submitted by Barbara Nair, Executive Director, Arts Center Killingworth.

Spectrum Gallery Exhibit: People and Animals in the Landscape

Discover new and original artwork at Spectrum Art Gallery and Store in its newest exhibit, People and Animals in the Landscape. Established and emerging artists from throughout Connecticut, the Tri-State Area and New England present artwork that includes animals and people that enhance and give depth to their pieces. Exhibition begins with an Opening Reception Weekend, Saturday, March 26 (1:00-6:00 p.m.) and Sunday, March 27 (1:00-5:00 p.m.) with the six-week show running through Sunday, May 8, 2022. Spectrum Art Gallery, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT. Spectrum Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat (12:00-6:00 p.m.) and Sun (12:00-5:00 p.m.). More information call (860) 767-0742 and visit

Call for Artists

Essex Green Summer Arts Festival. Seeking artists and fine artisans for the outdoor festival on the Essex Connecticut Town Green, Saturday, June 18 (10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) and Sunday, June 19 (11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.). Submit early; space fills. Deadline June 6, 2022. Fine artisans may submit work for consideration for sale in the Store at Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT.

Madison Green Autumn Arts Festival. Seeking artists for outdoor festival on the Madison Connecticut Town Green (Boston Post Rd/Rte 1 and Copse Rd) Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 (10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) and Sunday, Oct. 9 (12:00-5:00 p.m.), rain date Monday, Oct. 10 (10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.).  Fine artisans may submit work for consideration for sale in the Store at Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT.

Adult Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops held online or at Spectrum Gallery at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT.  Register and pay at or call (860) 663-5593. Spectrum Membership starting at $45 per year provide 10% discounts on art instruction and select Artisans Store items.

At Gallery: How to Paint a Cardinal in Watercolor with Bivenne Harvey Staiger.

Learn to paint a cardinal in its natural setting in watercolor. Instructor demonstrates each stage of the painting process and offers individual attention. Many exciting watercolor painting techniques are demonstrated and discussed. An ability to create a contour (outline) drawing from a reference provided by instructor is helpful, but not necessary. Students may also use their own reference. Material list is available upon registration. Sunday, March 6, 2022. 12:30-4:30 p.m. $75. Members save $7.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers sought to help at gallery show installations, festivals, and other events and programming throughout the year. No experience necessary. Teens earn community service credit. Call (860) 663-5593 or email Visit the volunteer page for more information and other volunteer opportunities at

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