Heidi Lewis Coleman, “Threshold”, acrylic and pencil, courtesy of Heidi Lewis Coleman
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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will open a new juried exhibition titled, Envisioning Space: Architecture Through the Ages in collaboration with the Stamford Art Association. Due to unforeseen circumstances and COVID-19 concerns, the dates have changed and the exhibition will open earlier than anticipated, on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, and run through Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, with an artist reception on Thursday, Oct. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum on West Ave., Norwalk, CT.
Artists featured in the exhibit and their work include: John Amatruda, “Suburban Transformations – Neighborhood”; Alejandro Borges, “Projections 36”; Eileen Carey, “Infrastructure III”; Heidi Lewis Coleman, “Threshold” and “Passages”; Rosa Colon, “Colonial Street”; Joseph Dermody, “Muralla Roja”; John Dixon, “Lockwood Mathews Porte-cochere”; Maria Friscia, “Cityscape at Dusk I,” and “City at Dusk”; Symmes Gardner, “Planetarium at St. John’s College”; Rita Ghandour, “Good Morning” and “The Shelter”; Mary Ann Glass, “Barn on Route 44, Dutchess County NY”; Matthew Gray, “Iron Spiral”; Eddie Hall, “Descending”; Mike Harris, “Mix and Match” and “Genius of Gehry”; Carina Imbrogno, “Colorful Day in Russia”; Mary Jo Lombardo, “Roots”; Judy Peknik, “Back Stage”; Catherine Picard-Gibbs, “Holy Fire”; DeAnn Prosia, “Overhead Web”; Elaine Gaskell-de Spoelberch, “Fish Market Venice”; Jayson Tobias, “View from my Balcony”; and Almudena Fernández Vicens, “Ephemeral Architecture”.
Open to all artists, this exhibition has been juried by Artist/Designer and Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Trustee Gail Ingis, who selected 25 works from digital submissions. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners at the artist reception on October 7.
The collaboration of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and The Stamford Art Association, downtown Stamford’s “last gallery standing” celebrating its 50th year, welcomes artists from various media to exhibit work that shows how architecture evolves through time and how it influences society. The exhibition explores artists’ interpretations about diversity of space, structural elements, and buildings of the past and the present, showing the impact architecture has in their creative process and how they integrate these elements into their representational or abstract work.