Subject: ADDENDUM: Artists Newsletter, May 11, 2019

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News and Opportunities for Artists of Fairfield County
May 13, 2019
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Tickets are available for our fourth annual Arts & Culture Empowerment (ACE) Awards Breakfast, celebrating the individuals, organizations, and businesses who have made significant contributions to the Fairfield County community through arts and culture. The breakfast, will be held Wed, June 5, 2019, 7:30-9am at the Shore & Country Club220 Gregory Boulevard, Norwalk. Please join with us to celebrate the awardees and our thriving cultural life in Fairfield County. 
The 2019 ACE Awards recipients:
Artist - Jane Davila, printmaker, fiber and mixed media artist, textile designer, editor, author, and teacher, who also manages the NEST Arts Factory in Bridgeport.
Citizen - Nick Viscontia Westport-based philanthropist, serving on the Drew Friedman  Community Arts Center Foundation board of directors. 
Corporate - Cohen & Wolf that serves leadership roles in more than 100 organizations, associations, commissions, and boards throughout the area.
Educator - Gina Scarpa, Director of Education at Center Stage, Shelton, and founder of the Center Stage Education Center, serving more than 115 students. 
Nonprofit - INTEMPO, whose founder and executive director Angelica Durrell, is an Ecuadorian-born violinist, educator and social entrepreneur.
Eugenie Diserio's painting, Shaman (acrylic, glitter on canvas, 36x48; at right) is on exhibit in Beechwood Arts Spring Immersion Salon and Arts Open House, exploring and experiencing the theme of "Journeys" that make an impact. Eugenie also has Kali and Om Shanti in The Art of Being A Girl at the Carriage Barn Arts Center's hosting LiveGirl's celebration of female power and the arts. The exhibit runs May 16-26 with a benefit performance event on May 19. Eugenie says, "I'm honored to collaborate again with Beechwood and LiveGirl.  These innovative, visionary organizations inspire and entertain, as well as, mentor and empower our communities through the arts."
New member, singer-songwriter Liz Gabriel' current music video is Bye Bye Little Boy. She has a new music video coming out later this month, Falling. Stay tuned.

Lee Walther has her Spring Goddess (at right) as part of the Artist Collective of Westport pop up show, 47 Main Street, Westport through May 31st. Meanwhile, her Winter Goddess was juried into the Ridgefield Guild of Artists show from May 18th to June 23rd. Both are photos of collaged torso on aluminum with mixed media adornments. Lee Walther is also featured in the "I Am" photo project  by international photographer Angelika Buettner at Noya Fine Jewelry Gallery, 18 Riverside Avenue, Westport, through May 30.

Thurs. May 16: Art & Wine-Tasting Event. Jarosa Studio (75 Hillside Rd., Fairfield). 7:30pm (Rachel Linnett).
Sat. May 18: Ridgefield Guild of Artists Annual Juried Member ShowOpening reception, 4-6pm (Lisa Berger, Paul Berger, Nancy Breakstone, Janine Brown, Bevi Bulwinkel, Miggs Burroughs, Trace Burroughs, Heidi Lewis Coleman, Heide Follin, Scott Glaser, Gayle Gleckler, Mary Harold, Barbara Loss, Shelley Lowell, Fruma markowitz, Erin Nazzaro, Julie O'Connor, Barbara Ringer, Norm Siegel, Kris Toohey, Lee Walther, and Joan Wheeler).
Sun. May 19: Carriage Barn Arts Center, The Art of Being a Girl. Opening Reception, 2-4pm (Joanie Landau)
Sun. May 19:  Rowayton Arts Center's Spring All-Media Juried Show. Opening reception, 
4-6pm (Anna Badini, Paul Berger, Lisa Berger, Nancy Breakstone, Janine Brown, Heidi Lewis Coleman, Scott Glaser, Joyce Grasso, Emily Kelting, Karen Kent, Jim Malloy, and Erin Nazzaro)
May 13: Carriage Barn Arts Center: Art for Animals: Submission Deadline
May 13: Watermill Center: Artist Residency Program: Application Deadline
May 15: Carve magazine: Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, Application Deadlines
May 17: Iconic Norwalk: Launch party, Norwalk Public Library
May 20: I-Park General Residency Program Application Deadline
May 20: Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation: Arts Writers Grants Application Deadline
May 31: Moonlight International Film Festival (screenplays, stage plays, short stories, libretti, treatments, films, and more): Submission Deadline

June c1: Regional Initiative Grants (REGI): Application Deadline
June c1: The Painting Center, Patterns of Influence: Artists Who Teach Submission Deadline
June c1: Woman Made Gallery, 22nd International Open Submission Deadline
June 10: Touchstone Gallery, DC: America Is... Submission Deadline
June 15: Maritime Garage Gallery, Norwalk: Small Treasures Submission Deadline

July c5: Picture That: African-American History Month - Unity magazine Submission Deadline
July 13: Field Projects, New York: Summer 2019 Open Call Submission Deadline
July 21: Stamford Art Association: The Faber Birren Color Award Submission Deadline

Aug.c1:  Galleri Heike Arndt DK, Berlin: MiniMaxi Prints Berlin Submission Deadline   

Dec. 31:  Iconic Norwalk: Submission Deadline   

Savor City: Bridgeport Artists and Musicians Needed.

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