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Friday, October 11, 2013

Reception for Open Juried Show and Jennifer Knaus exhibit at Gallery on the Green in Canton, Sat., Oct. 19

Gallery on the Green
Corner of Dowd and Route 44, Canton, (860) 693-4102
The 46th Annual Open Juried Exhibition
Jennifer Knaus: Works on Paper
Opening Reception and Awards Presentation: Sat., Oct. 19, 6—9 p.m.

Press release from Gallery on the Green

The Canton Artist's Guild's Gallery on the Green, presents its 46th Annual Open Juried Exhibition running from October 18 to November 19. The opening reception and awards presentation will be held on Sat., Oct. 19 from 6—9 p.m. and the public is warmly invited.

 As this is an open show, it will feature the work of artists from all over Connecticut and beyond. There will be works of various styles, media and subject matter including painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. The juror is Dr. Nancy Stula, Executive Director of the William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, Ct. Before taking on the position at the Benton, Stula served as Director and Curator of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, CT. Prior to her tenure at the Lyman Allyn, Stula worked as a research assistant in the Department of American Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1991–1994) and taught in the Art History department at the University of Hartford (1994–2003), where she earned her bachelor's degree summa cum laude in art history and studio art in 1985 from the Hartford Art School and the University of Hartford. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from Columbia University.

Awards chosen by the juror will be presented at the opening reception. A majority of the awards are the result of generous donations from local businesses and organizations or are funded by guild members in honor of a loved one.

Jennifer Knaus: Works on Paper is showing in the upstairs Spotlight Gallery. The artwork on display here will be primarily graphite drawings, watercolors and giclées. Canton artist Jennifer Knaus (Web) is well known for her playful images combining portraiture and nature.

Jennifer Knaus: "Overgrowth"

The Gallery on the Green is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 - 5 pm. It is located within sight of Rt. 44 on 5 Canton Green Road.

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