GREENWICH, Conn. You can own your own piece of local art by shopping at the Greenwich Historical Societys Storehouse Gallery Shops sale of work by 2011s Greenwich community artists through Jan. 25.
Art in a variety of mediums with be on sale and may be taken as soon as purchased. Fresh works will replace the pieces sold throughout the holiday shopping season.
The Greenwich Community Artists Series was established in 2009 to foster and encourage contemporary local artists. It was designed to carry on the creative spirit of the historical societys Bush-Holley House in Cos Cob, which became an art colony at the turn of the 19th century. It was also the cradle of American Impressionism and still houses works by prominent American Impressionists Childe Hassam, J. Alden Weir, John Henry Twachtman and Elmer MacRae.
The storehouse gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, visit the Greenwich Historical Society online or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 20.
If youre interested in exhibiting your work as a community artist in 2012, submit a resume or curriculum vitae, artists statement, five high-resolution color images of work in .jpg format, and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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