November 18, 2019

The New England Landscape Invitational Art Exhibition at LAA

Charles Movalli, Cows, 30" x 30", Oil

The Lyme Art Association, at 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme Connecticut, will present the New England Landscape Invitational Exhibition, on view from September 23 through November 12, 2011, with an opening night reception on Friday, September 30 from 6 – 8 p.m. Elected, Associate and select Invited Artists will be exhibited throughout all four of the LAA Galleries.

The Guest Juror for this exhibition is Jeffrey Cooley of the Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme.  The 2011 Jury Chair is Del Bourree-Bach and the Jury Co-chair is Christopher Zhang.  Paintings by Invited Artists Thomas C. Adkins, Charles Movalli, Harley Bartlett, David Bareford, Loretta Krupinski, and Philip Frey will be exhibited along with juried work from LAA Member Artists. “This is our most popular annual exhibition, showcasing exceptional work from both invited and juried artists from all over the Northeast. Jeffrey Cooley, whose specialties are the styles of the Hudson River School and the Old Lyme Art Colony, will be lending his expertise to the jurying of this show,” stated LAA’s Executive Director Susan Ballek.

Invited Artist Harley Bartlett’s luminous New England landscapes will be on view. Bartlett will be teaching a landscape workshop at the Lyme Art Association this fall.  David Bareford will be returning as an invited artist; gallery visitors will see why his dramatic coastal landscapes have achieved international recognition.”

“We are very proud to have financial support for this exhibition from Essex Savings Bank and Essex Financial services,” said Ballek.

The exhibition will open on September 23 and run through November 12.

About the Lyme Art Association
The Lyme Art Association was founded in 1914 by the American Impressionists and continues the tradition of exhibiting and selling representational artwork by its members and invited artists, as well as offering art instruction and lectures to the community. The Lyme Art Association is located at 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT, in a building designed by Charles Adams Platt and located within an historic district. Admission is free with contributions appreciated. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1 to 5pm. For more information on exhibitions, purchase of art, art classes, or becoming a member, call 860-434-7802 or visit