BRIDGEPORT, CT, June 6, 2011 – Splash!, an
exhibition celebrating summer and exploring the myriad meanings
and interpretations of the word will be on view at the Housatonic
Museum of Art from June 16
through July 22. The show highlights artworks selected through
the Museum’s annual open-juried competition, which provides
an opportunity for emerging and under-recognized artists to expose
their work to a notable curator and to the public at a significant
venue. Additional pieces by selected artists and from the
Museum’s extensive collection will round out the themed
display. For more information about the Museum visit www.Housatonicmuseum.org.
Juror Marianne Brunson Frisch is a curatorial professional and
writer and is currently Director of Media Relations and Programs
for the Fairfield County Concours d’Elegance, Westport,
Conn.; she was Curator of the Reader’s Digest Association’s
art collection, consulted for major corporations, and worked
on the staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Department
of Painting and Sculpture.
The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will be
on display in the Burt Chernow Galleries in Lafayette Hall at
Housatonic Community College. The opening reception will be held
June 16 between 5 - 7pm in the Galleries. The Museum is open
Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 5:30pm and Thursdays
until 7pm except for state and national holidays.
Housatonic Community College is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd.
in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27)
and Rte 8 (Exit 1), a block from the arena at Harbor Yard. Free
parking is available in the HCC garage.
Hose Me by Janet Lage
Pour by Alan Neider
Burst by Sadé Garvey