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  • OLD LYME, Connecticut
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  • May 20, 2019

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Janine Robertson, Breaking, oil on aluminum
Deborah Quinn-Munson, Dock of a Bay, oil
Robert Perkowski, Mystic Oysters, watercolor

Visitors of all ages will enjoy Waterworks, the Lyme Art Association’s summer exhibition of work by the area’s premier maritime artists. The show will be on view in the beautiful sky-lit galleries from June 14 through August 2.

Gallery manager Jocelyn Zallinger notes, "The lovely peaceful interior of the Lyme Art Association is the perfect venue for marine-inspired art. The artwork, by member artists, takes inspiration from the sea in all its manifestations. Children playing by placid shorelines, boats in raging storms, solitary fishermen, and waves crashing on beaches are likely to be among the works represented.”

Waterworks will be juried by Karen Blackwood, signature member of American Society of Marine Artists. Concurrent with the Waterworks exhibition, the Hudson Valley Art Association will present its 86th Annual Juried Exhibition. This exhibition includes the finest representational paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture from HVAA’s member artists.

Lyme Art Association Board President Katherine Simmons states, “Waterworks continues an LAA tradition of exhibiting the best of fine contemporary American marine art. We are also very pleased to welcome back the Hudson Valley Art Association and what is sure to be a very impressive show.”

The opening receptions and award presentations for both exhibitions will be held on Saturday, June 22rd from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, Connecticut. Great fun, music and refreshments for all.

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 a national historic district. Admission is free with contributions appreciated. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 to 5pm. For more information on exhibitions, purchase of art, art classes, or becoming a member, visit our website www.lymeartassociation.org or call (860) 434-7802.

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