President’s Letter

President’s Letter

Spring 2024 Newsletter
MAS Spring 2024 Newsletter Spring Greetings, MAS Members! Here are all of our MAS events to put on your calendars. Seeking Volunteers! General volunteers, 2 volunteer coordinator chairs, and volunteers for the MAS Satellite Gallery at the Madison Cinema. We welcome your involvement and we need you to help MAS continue to be a premier art society in CT. We ask that you volunteer for at least one MAS event per year. You can volunteer by clicking here, or contact hlgriff@comcast.net or info@madisonartsocietyct.org ASAP. You will be celebrated and thanked on September 9th at our Annual Meeting and Mixer Among ...
MAS Fall 2023 Newsletter
MAS November Newsletter 2023 from the Co-Presidents For roughly 50 years, the Madison Art Society has provided a supportive and collaborative community for artists along the shoreline and stretching into far corners of Connecticut, and beyond. The MAS board of directors has been hard at work to bring our member artists and the broader community many art opportunities. These opportunities include exhibits to display their art, lively art receptions, demos, lectures, and sessions painting both plein air in the warm months, and painting still-life indoors during the winter months. Some of our recent events have been our very successful ...
Madison Art Society Spring Newsletter
Madison Art Society Spring Newsletter 2023 Spring has sprung- renewal and rebirth! Buds on the trees, daffodils in bloom and warmer temperatures inspire us to jump into new projects with a renewed enthusiasm. The timing couldn’t be better, since we have several months to prepare for the MAS 48th Annual Juried Show in August. The MAS board of directors is always inspired to support your artistic endeavors by bringing you great events, plenty of exhibition opportunities and a chance to meet other artists. Take a look at what’s in the air, besides spring! Membership dues were due January 31st, 2023 ...
New Year Newsletter  2023
Madison Art Society New Year Newsletter 2023 The MAS board of directors hopes you had a happy holiday season, and we wish you a Healthy New Year! Looking back over 2022, MAS took unprecedented measures to successfully keep our members connected through various virtual and in person art exhibitions, demonstrations and lectures. Now, we are ready to welcome a new year, setting our sights on a more creative 2023! On our part, the MAS board of directors will continue to work to educate, inspire and encourage our members and the community. We greatly appreciate your continued support of the Madison ...
MAS November Newsletter 2022
MAS November Newsletter 2022 from the Co-Presidents Important Fall update for MAS Members! Get ready to display your paintings in the MAS Elected Artist & ‘Tis the Season Exhibition and Sale Monday November 21, 2022 – Friday, January 6, 2023 at The Scranton Memorial Library. *You must have your 2022 dues paid prior to receiving* Online Submissions: Nov 14th- Nov 18th Receiving: Saturday, November 19th 9:30am - Noon Reception: Thursday, December 8th 5:30 - 7:30pm Take Down: Saturday, January 7th 2023 9:30am - Noon Click here for the Elected Artist Exhibition Prospectus Click here for the ‘Tis the Season ...
MAS Fall Newsletter 2022
MAS Fall Newsletter 2022 Hello Madison Art Society Members, Happy Fall and we hope this newsletter find you feeling inspired and creating lots of beautiful art to share with us at some upcoming events. Remember to have your MAS 2022 dues paid so that you can partake in the membership benefits, listed below. And please volunteer with MAS, as it is both welcome and expected to ensure that our art society runs smoothly. Please contact Hilary Griffin hlgriff@comcast.net or Nikki Travaglino nikkit@chromeandcoastlines.com to rsvp to our fall events and to volunteer with MAS. Fall Events Bauer Park Harvest Festival - ...
MAS Summer Newsletter 2022
Hello Madison Art Society Members, Happy Summer and I hope this newsletter finds you feeling inspired and creating lots of beautiful art to share with us at some upcoming events. Remember to have your MAS dues paid so that you can partake in the membership benefits, listed below. And please volunteer with MAS, as it is both welcome and expected to ensure that our art society runs smoothly. Please contact Hilary Griffin hlgriff@comcast.net or Nikki Travaglino Nikkt@wpsir.com to rsvp to our summer events and to volunteer with MAS. $25 MAS Membership affords you special privileges • Programs & Events • ...
New Year Newsletter 2022
Madison Art Society New Year Newsletter 2022 The MAS board of directors hopes you had a happy holiday season and we wish you a Healthy New Year! Looking back over 2021, MAS took unprecedented measures to successfully keep our members connected through various virtual and in person art exhibitions, demos and lectures. Now, we are ready to welcome a new year, setting our sights on a more healthy and creative 2022! On our part, the MAS board of directors will continue to work to educate, inspire and encourage our members and the community. We greatly appreciate your continued support of ...
MAS 46th Annual Juried Exhibition Awards and Updates
Madison Art Society 46th Annual Juried Opening Reception and Award Ceremony, August 12, 2021Del Bouree-Bach, My Old Pal, acrylic, Best in ShowMary Danenberg, First Recital, oil, 2nd Prize Judy Perry, Pulling Away, pastel, 3rd PrizePaul Loescher, Taking in the View, watercolor, Lou Bonamarte Memorial AwardSteven Plaziak, Winter Day, Downtown Guilford, watercolor, Local Merchant AwardThe Madison Art Society celebrated our exhibiting artists and award winners at the 46th Annual Juried Show Opening Reception and Award Ceremony on August 12th, 2021, at the beautifully renovated E. C. Scranton Memorial Library. The MAS board of directors know how to throw a party, with ...
MAS Spring 2021 Updates
It is with deep regret that MAS announces that longtime MAS member and friend, Don Trownsell, passed away on May 14th. Don was a well- known artist, a dedicated friend, and a strong supporter of the arts. He belonged to most of our shoreline art organizations, including the Madison Art Society. He joined the MAS board of directors in 2006 and became Vice President in 2007. He was a primary chair of fund raising for MAS’ Juried Shows and he could always be counted on to support the organization. Don will always hold a place of high regard and ...
Newsletter - Spring 2021
Madison Art Society Newsletter - Spring 2021 “In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.” Vincent Van Gogh Over this past year, if you happened to feel anything like Vincent Van Gogh, hopefully you were able to rise above the adversities we faced by turning to art. The Madison Art Society is looking forward to the optimism that spring brings, and we will be there to educate, encourage and inspire our members to continue to create art ...

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