Madison Art Society 40th Annual Member Show
Madison Art Society
Feb. 2, 2023 - Feb. 27, 2015
he Madison Art Society will host it’s 40th annual members show and sale February 1-27, 2015. The exhibit, on view on both floors of the Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, is open during regular library hours. Celebrating the works of over 100 artists, working in a variety of mediums, the show offers visitors and collectors a rich viewing experience. The 250 members of the Madison Art Society are dedicated to promoting art throughout the shoreline. The society offers members a variety of exhibition opportunities, hosts demonstrations and lectures that are open to the public, operates an active plein air painting group in the warmer months and an indoor studio in the winter. As a vital member of the community, the society appreciates the hospitality of the library and contributes 10% of the show’s sales to the library.
In conjunction with the show, several special events are planned. The public is welcome at all events.
Thursday, February 5 from 5-7 p.m. will be the opening reception in the community room of the library. During the reception visitors can vote for the popular artist award.
Wednesday, February 18th, at 6:30 p.m., MAS will host a lecture on “Painters of Seascapes.” The lecturer, Fred Biamonte will talk about the lives of Fitz Henry Lane, Federic Church, William Trost Richards, Winslow Homer and Robert Henri. The focus of the lecture will be on paintings of the East Coast from the middle of the 19th century through the beginning of the 20th century.
Sunday, February 22 at 1:30 p.m. MAS will host a critique of selected works in the members’ show. This year’s critique will be conducted by watercolorist Mike Eagle. The critique is a great learning opportunity for artists and non artists to hear the advice of a professional and well respected artist.