CURRENT & UPCOMING ART SHOWS
December 2015 thru February 2016 - CHRISTA DeVEGA - Nature & scenic photographs, including macrophotography, mostly of Southeastern Connecticut
March thru May 2016 - BRUCE GATTEN - Photographic prints of abstract geometric digital images manifesting minimalism to its maximum dimension
PAST ART SHOWS
January & February 2015 - MARK MATHEW BRAUNSTEIN - color nature photographs of Mamacoke Island of the Connecticut College Arboretum
March & April 2015 - WILLIAMS SCHOOL (New London) 2nd annual juried competition of student artwork, this year on the theme Where the Wild Things Are (Unleash Your Creativity)
May & June 2015 - TOM DEEDY - abstracted landscape and floral oil paintings inspired by his extensive vegetable gardens in Quaker Hill - view the poster here
July & August 2015 - LAURIE GORHAM - color digital photographs of local farmers, their farms, and their farm products - view poster
September & October 2015 - CHARLES REYBURN - abstracted landscape oil paintings of our local shoreline - view the poster and view the show
January & February - FIDDLEHEADS STAFF MEMBERS group show -- view or download the poster here
- Ellen Anthony -- handwoven fabrics influenced by early American textiles
- Laurie Gorham -- A miscellany of abstractions and nature-themed photographs
- Liz Spurr -- Paintings, prints and fabric art focusing on human beings and nature
March & April - WILLIAMS SCHOOL (New London) juried competition of student art on the theme "It's Only Natural"
May & June - CHLOE SOVINEE-DYROFF - abstract acrylic paintings inspired by a passage from Reading Lolita in Tehran: “Reality has become so intolerable ... that all I can paint now are the colors of my dreams.”
August & September - JOHN SARGENT - monoprints with themes based upon nature and often created with tools repurposed from nature
October to December - BRUCE GATTEN - recent photographs and digitally enhanced images exploring the journey of the soul and the role of the artist
October - DIANE RUMSHOTTEL - abstract acrylic paintings expressing her love for the Earth
November - SYLVIA MALIZIA - small paintings & prints evoking her home in New London & her travels in Italy & the American Southwest -- view the show here
December - BRUCE GATTEN - color & B&W photographs aiming to transform the mundane into the transcendent -- view the show here
Exhibit YOUR artwork at Fiddleheads Cafe
Ready to exhibit? Here's more info:
Solo shows run usually for 2 months, group shows run usually for 3 months.
14 linear feet of exhibition space across 1 brick wall.
Maximum number of artworks depends upon size (artworks need breathing room, same as you). For instance, if most artworks are approximately 11x14 inches, then 9 artworks total.
2-D artworks only, ready to hang. Canvases on stretchers need not be framed but can hang by the stretchers (though wired are even better). Matted artworks can hang by tabs affixed to back of mat board, we can provide such tabs to you. Framed artworks require saw tooth brackets, or much preferred wire (or monofilament nylon) affixed to eyelets.
You may offer your artworks for sale. Galleries retain commissions of 40% to 60%, Fiddleheads none, so please set prices accordingly. Hint: prices over $100 are same as "Not For Sale"
PLEASE PROVIDE the following:
To apply: provide a very brief description of your artwork with 2 or 3 jpeg photos
At least 1 month in advance of show: a 1 or 2 sentence description of your work (for Fiddleheads’ weekly email newsletter, this website, New London Main St, and The Day listings), and text for signage which we will create for you: your name, exhibit theme, & your contact info (usually your email address)
During or soon after hanging: either a one-page list of titles (and, if you choose, prices), identified according to numbers labeled with each artwork, or small labels to affix with water-soluble (washable) gluestick beside each artwork. Nothing fancy, even neatly handwritten is acceptable.
Optional: biography or artist statement