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Connecticut Women Artists
2018 Members’ Juried Show

Connecticut Women Artists
2018 Members’ Juried Show

Art League of New Britain

30 Cedar St., New Britain, CT 06052

Wednesday, April 4 – Friday, May 4, 2018

Opening Reception and Award Ceremony: Saturday, April 7, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Closing Reception: Friday, May 4 from 6-8 pm.


This show is open to CWA members only. Original work in painting, mixed media, drawing, collage, printmaking, fiber art, photography, sculpture. Photomechanical reproductions of original work (giclee prints) are not eligible. Three entries per artist will be accepted.

Entry Fees*

First entry $20, second entry $10, third entry $10 (PayPal or credit card)

*Members must have paid their 2018 dues in full

Juror of Selection and Awards

Kathryn Myers is a Professor of Drawing and Painting and has been teaching since 1984 at the UCONN Art Department, Storrs campus.

Accepted Work

Work must be suitably framed and wired for hanging. No complex installations or clip frames. Sculpture must include a well-balanced pedestal and weigh less than 80 lbs. Max size of 2D works must be no larger then 30 x 40 inches. PLEASE NOTE: Submitted work must be done within 3-years, and NOT previously shown in any other CWA shows.


Online Registration is January 2018 through Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by 11:59 pm (deadline). Enter up to three images online at For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @ 72 dpi on the longest side. Images should be in JPEG format, RGB color


Contact Service

 if you need help photographing your work and properly sizing your images go to: If you need help entering your images, or unable to, or have questions, please contact or call 949-287-8645 Tuesday - Thursday from
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.  Please note: Service is closed on weekends.


Art League of New Britain will take 30 percent Commission. CWA will take NO commission.


Up to $750 will be awarded in cash prizes.

Exhibition Details

The Connecticut Women Artists organization was founded 89 years ago in 1929 when thirteen women artists exhibited at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford. Since exhibition opportunities were rare for women at that time these women started a society of female artists. One of this country’s oldest continuing art organizations for women, CWA now has over 200 elected members. 

The Connecticut Women Artists encourage all members to enter this CWA Member’s Juried exhibit and show the diverse and exceptional creative talents of our members.


Timeline of events

1.       Deadline for entry: work must be submitted to the online service by Wednesday, February 28, 2018 11:59 pm

2.       Online Service juror selected results TBA

3.       Drop off of artwork: Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

4.       Opening Reception and Award Ceremony: Saturday, April 7, 2018, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

5.       Selected Artist Talk: Professor Jacqueline Musacchio, Professor of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art, Wellesley College, Sunday, April 8, 2-4 pm

6.       Closing Reception: Friday, May 4 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

7.       Pickup of artwork: Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6 from 1-3 pm… or pickup after Closing Reception, Friday, May 4 after 8 pm.

Note:  Two senior high school award winners of Scholastic ART CWA Portfolio Award will be invited to show their work in this exhibit. CWA jurors are Molly McDonald, Barbara Jenkins and Linda Boisvert DeStefanis.


Art League of New Britain
30 Cedar Street, New Britain, CT 06052

Gallery hours: Wednesdays and Sundays, only, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

DIRECTIONS: From the East/North: I-84 W toward Hartford, Take Left Exit 35 – CT 72 E toward RT 9. Take Exit 8 - Columbus Blvd. toward Downtown/New Britain. Turn Right onto Lake St. which turns into Cedar St.

From the West: I-84 E, Slight left onto CT-72 E, Take Exit 8 for Columbus Blvd toward Downtown/New Britain. Turn right onto Lake St which becomes Cedar St.

From the South: I-91 N to I-9 W, Take Exit 26-Downtown New Britain, Merge onto Columbus Blvd. When you cannot go straight, turn left onto Cedar St.

Entrance for all destinations: Very quickly on the right there will be an ALNB house shaped sign between two white houses (law offices) marking the entrance to the ALNB parking lot. Take a right between the law offices down to the back parking lot where you will see the ALNB red carriage house on the right corner.

Disclaimer for drop off, show and pick up

CWA, Inc, its officers or agents and the Art League of New Britain assume no responsibility for loss or damage of any kind during drop off, showtime or pick up. Submission of all artwork, framing, and other materials is at the sole risk of the artist. CWA reserves the right to photograph or use submitted images for publicity. The Show committee reserves the right to reject work not accurately represented by the images submitted. CWA reserves the right to photograph work or use submitted images for publicity. The Show Committee reserves the right to reject work not accurately represented by the images submitted.

NO ARTWORK CAN BE PICKED UP PRIOR TO END OF SHOW. Artist’s signature indicates compliance with all conditions herein stated.

For more information or questions, please contact CWA exhibition co-chairs:

Georgia Stathoulas/CWA Vice President:  ph (860) 985-6154 or email

Linda Boisvert DeStefanis/CWA President: ph (860) 729-1018 or email

Reminder - Pick up dates are: Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, 1-3 p.m. or pickup after Closing Reception, Friday, May 4 after 8 pm.

Any problems, call or text chairperson Georgia Stathoulas at (860) 985-6154 or

President/Linda Boisvert DeStefanis at (860) 729-1018.

Or if giving permission for someone else to pick-up work

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