Award-Winning Artist Walton Ford Speaks at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Chauncey Stillman Gallery at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Feb. 21, 2012, 07:00 pm

84 Lyme Street
860-434-3571 ext 110

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is hosting a lecture by renowned painter-illustrator Walton Ford on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Chauncey Stillman Gallery at the College. Ford, who is known for painting in watercolors in the naturalist illustrations style of Audubon, has an international following and is the recipient of many prestigious awards. Each of his paintings is filled with symbols, jokes and clues, and pulls meticulously from flora and fauna studies. His acclaimed paintings tend to be narratives and critiques of American history from colonialism, industrialism, politics science and environment. The lecture is free and all are welcome, but reservations are required as seating is limited. Please reserve your seat by calling Barbara Smith at 860.434.3571, ext. 110, or emailing her at [email protected]. Early reservation is recommended since it is anticipated that this event will be over-subscribed. For further information about Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, call Olwen Logan at 860.434.3571 ext. 135 or email [email protected] About the College: Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts continues the academic tradition of figurative and representational fine art while preparing students for a lifetime of contemporary creative practice. Students develop intellect and imagination, intensity of observation, sound craftsmanship, individual initiative and creativity, as well as depth of interpretation of ideas through artistic expression. The College, which is located at 84 Lyme Street in Old Lyme, CT, offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drawing, Illustration, Painting, and Sculpture; a Post-Baccalaureate program; a Three-year Certificate; an active Continuing Education program including a Pre-College program; and is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the National Association of the Schools of Art and Design. For more information, call 860-434-5232 or visit

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