LAA Gallery Archives
ART MEETS FASHION
April 29 - June 5, 2011
Reception & Performance: Friday, April 29, 2011
Designing Workshop: Saturday, May 14, 2011
LAA Draws III
An Examined Life
March 11 - April 17, 2011
Reception: Sunday, March 13, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
An exhibition of original drawings of Stamford scenes opens at Loft Artists Association (LAA), under the title “LAA Draws III: An Examined Life”. The exhibition examines the beauty and history of our Stamford home and pays homage to Whitman Bailey, an accomplished artist who illustrated the Stamford Advocate each Saturday with distinctive regional sketches. The gallery reception is on Sunday, March 13 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
MARGARET TSIRANTONAKIS Inside/Outside Color Paintings and Works on Paper
February 4 - March 6, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 12, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
December 3 -- January 16, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, December 3, 2010 from 6-9pm
From the Modern Masters of Painting
November 12 -- November 28, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, November 12, 2010 from 7-9pm
OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND
Friday, Nov. 5, 6-9pm
Saturday, Nov. 6, 12-6pm
Sunday, Nov. 7, 12-6pm
Open Studios Weekend kicks off with a party atmosphere on Friday night. Swing by on Saturday and Sunday for a more leisurely tour of the studios.
"Pow, Punch, Zoom!"
An exhibit featuring bold, colorful works of pop art
September 19 -- October 31, 2010
Opening Reception: Sunday, September, 19, 2010 from 2-5pm
This will include a musical and visual “happening” in our gallery
The Loft Artists presents “Pow, Punch, Zoom!,” an art exhibit inspired by the bright color schemes and popular images and icons of the Pop Art movement of the late 1950’s through 1970’s, where artists featured simple everyday imagery marked by bright colors. Read the Press Release
An Evening of Music and Art: Treetops CMS and Loft Artists Present “Bongo Passion”
Treetops Chamber Music Society
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 7-8 pm
“BONGO PASSION” features the music of composer Alfonso Fuentes (b. 1954), a Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music alumnus who has successfully brought the rich culture of the Caribe into the realm of classical music. The concert will include three of his most recent works: his Grammy-nominated “Voces del Barrio” for clarinet solo; “Mejunje del fagobongo” for bassoon and bongos; and “Bongo Pasión,” the world première from which the program takes its name. (“Mejunje del fagobongo” can be heard at www.saxtonrose.com)
Read the press release.
"SUSAN McCASLIN - Recent Works Inspired by the Old Leather Man"
An Installation and Painting Exhibition by Susan McCaslin
August 6 - September 12, 2010
Opening Reception: Sunday, August 8, 2-5pm
This exhibit is inspired by an eccentric wanderer who around 1883 walked a circuitous route from Ossining NY to Old Saybrook CT. "I learned of the Old Leather Man from a woman who remembers her grandmother cooking food for him as he passed by each month." says McCaslin.
Multiple styles and techniques that vary from nature paintings to photographic installations will be exhibited by McCaslin as she illustrates what she thinks the eccentric wanderer might have seen as he walked the countryside.
Read the Press Release
See exhibition photos from the Opening Reception on the 8th of August.
Read the article in Fairfield Weekly, 8/9/2010 Written by Maia Lagerstedt
Watch a one minute video invitation to 'Susan McCaslin Recent Works'
June 25 - August 1, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, June 25, 6-9pm
Presenting Oil Changes, a solo show presenting the bold, beautiful, dramatic oil paintings of Alan Judelson. This extraordinary exhibit of oil paintings, all 36” by 36” is a reflection of Judelson’s painting techniques and style which are bursting with energy and bold brush strokes. Read the Press Release
BIG BIGGER BIGGEST
May 7 - June 20, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, May 7, 6-9pm
The Loft Artists Gallery presents Big-Bigger-Biggest, an art show featuring select large paintings from LAA artists. All art on exhibit will be 36” X 48” or larger, offering a rare opportunity for viewers to see how LAA artists are experimenting with size and scale. more
Read the Press Release
LAA DRAWS II!
March 26 - May 2, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, March 26, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
LAA exhibits drawings in conjunction with the week-long event DRAW ON! sponsored in part by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, AT& T, HSBC, Weston Woods Studios, and Brand Flakes for Breakfast www.brandflakesforbreakfast.com brought to you by the greatest agency in the land www.thegreatestagency.com Draw On! patrons; Peter H. Reynolds, Maurice Sendak, KAWS. Logo for Draw On! designed by Peter H. Reynolds. Visit peterhreynolds.com
Saturday, March 27, 2-5pm
Saturday, April 3, 2-5pm
In conjunction with the week-long event DRAW ON! sponsored in part by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, AT& T, HSBC, Weston Woods Studios, and Brand Flakes for Breakfast www.brandflakesforbreakfast.com brought to you by the greatest agency in the land www.thegreatestagency.com Draw On! patrons; Peter H. Reynolds, Maurice Sendak, KAWS. Logo for Draw On! designed by Peter H. Reynolds. Visit peterhreynolds.com
• Saturday, March 27, 2-5pm
• Saturday, April 3, 2-5pm
NEW MEMBERS SHOW
January 8 - February 14, 2010
Presenting the New Members Show, featuring artwork from five new members of the LAA. The show will present paintings, drawings, fabric arts, ceramics, and sculpture. "The show offers creative expression in such a wide variety of mediums," says show co-chairman Mark Macrides, whose works are inspired by concepts of time and space. "The LAA is remarkable for the diversity of work within its membership, and this new group of 5 very different artists remains true to that model." more
small works BIG ART
November 13 - December 20, 2009
The LAA holiday show will run from Nov. 13 to Dec. 20, with a formal opening reception and gift bazaar on Friday, Dec. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. Twenty percent of all sales from the holiday show and gift bazaar will be donated to Stamford-based St. Luke's LifeWorks, a non-profit organization providing learning opportunities, housing and support services to people overcoming homelessness in lower Fairfield County.
Open Studios Fall 2009
- Friday, November 6, 6-9pm
- Saturday, November 7, 12noon - 6pm
- Sunday, November 8, 12noon - 6pm
For a sneak peek, watch the Open Studios video!
If you can't see the video, click here to watch it on YouTube.
JAZZ ART SHOW
Shirley Binin & Cici Artist
September 11 - November 1, 2009
Curated by Sandy Garnett
JAZZ! Experience the rhythm of the art!
Do you love Jazz? Do love artwork of performing musicians? The Loft Artists Association is presenting the JAZZ art show for you. Sandy Garnett is curating a show entitled 'Jazz' by assembling the music inspired artworks of Loft Artists Shirley Binin and Cici Artist. more
Read the Press Release
JAZZ Art! Sundays at Two Series
Five Sundays at 2pm in the LAA Gallery:
9/27 Poetry Reading, Richard Duffee
10/4 Walk and Talk, Cici Artist and Shirley Binin
10/11 Flip a Video in Ten Minutes, Cici Artist
10/18 Painting with Paper Pulp, Shirley Binin
10/25 Poetry Reading, Cindi Siddiqui
Special Performance "Dance to the Music" by Renee Kahn at the "JAZZ" Opening Reception (Flip Video by cici artist)
LAA at the Mansion:
Loft Artists Exhibit at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
June 11 - September 9, 2009
LOCKWOOD-MATHEWS MANSION MUSEUM
295 West Avenue, NORWALK CT
The Loft Artists are exhibiting at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk, CT and the contrast between the bare bones industrial building at 845 Canal St that currently houses the Loft Artists and the rooms presently set aside at the for exhibits at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion could not be more dramatic.
Renee Kahn: Selected Works
July 10 - August 30, 2009
The exhibit pokes fun at the foibles of suburban life. The Seven Deadly Sins, a religious concept dating back to the Middle Ages, takes on a modern twist with large oil paintings or drawings on brown paper with intriguing titles such as: "Envy: Loehman's Dressing Room," or "Lust: Male Strippers Appear in Darien." more
Loud & Clear:
Art Provides A Voice
May 7 - 17, 2009
Thursday, May 7, 6-9pm
In a unique, new partnership, Stamford's Loft Artists Association (LAA) will team with Kids in Crisis to present an exhibit of the artwork of the teen residents of the temporary shelter at Kids in Crisis.
Read the Press Release (pdf file)
A 3-day art event where the public can visit artists in their studios and see how they make their art. more
- Friday, May 1, 6-9pm
- Saturday, May 2, 11am - 5pm
- Sunday, May 3, 11am - 5pm
Watch our Working Studios promotional video! OR click here to watch it on YouTube.
March 13 - April 26, 2009
Opening Reception: Friday, March 13, 6-9pm
LAA exhibits black & white drawings in conjunction with the week-long event DRAW ON! sponsored by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Hersam-Acorn Newspapers, Weston Woods Studios. Read the Press Release
Saturday, March 28, 2-5pm
Saturday, April 4, 2-5pm
COME DRAW WITH US!
Join us for "DRAW ON!" sponsored by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Hersam-Acorn Newspapers,
Weston Woods Studios.
Logo for Draw On! designed by Peter H. Reynolds. Visit peterhreynolds.com
Sandy Garnett: Sculptures & Paintings
We have extended this show.
New closing date: March 1
January 16-March 1, 2009
Friday, January 23, 6-8 pm
Sandy Garnett: Sculptures & Paintings brings together paintings and sculptures from the past several years. Garnett's Fingerprint Project will be represented, several new Twister works, Reconstruction paintings, and new sculpture will be on display.
January 4 - 30: Change of Space: LAA Artists at the Wilton Library
Change of Space is LAA's first exhibit in Wilton. We are excited to show our work in a new venue and to introduce ourselves to a new audience.
Wilton Library Hours: Mon - Thurs, 10-8; Fri 10-6; Sat 10-5; Sunday 1-5; Closed Jan 19 / 203-762-3950
small work / BIG ART!
December 5, 2008 through January 4, 2009
The festivity of the holiday season inspired Stamford's Loft Artists to create works with an eye towards small splashes of color, intricate design work and hand-held assemblages.
OPEN STUDIOS WEEK END!
November 7, 8 & 9, 2008
Fresh from their 30th anniversary extravaganza, the Loft Artists open their doors to the public, inviting art lovers of all ages to mingle, discuss and tour the studios of more than 40 working artists.
THE UN-CONVENTIONAL SELF:
NOT YOUR AVERAGE PORTRAIT SHOW
September 12 - 26, 2008
Presenting more than 30 artists' take on their own image, using everything from collage to 3-D construction.
BIRD ON A WIRE
One-Person Show: Liz Squillace
August 8-30, 2008
Liz Squillace presents her latest serigraphs and paintings. Many include birds and most show different viewpoints of Bridgeport, Ct., where Liz has relocated her live/work situation.
NINE VIEWS FROM EITHER SIDE
June 6 through July 27, 2008
Male artists of the LAA come together in a show exploring the idea of pivotal moments in an artist's life.
LANDSCAPES ON THE MIND
April 11 through June 1, 2008
Works designed to mesh into a meditation on the undercurrents of landscape from a multi-genre and multimedia perspective.
GREAT DAMES part IV
March 7 - 30, 2008
Fourth annual exhibition celebrating women in the arts and Women's History Month.
SPRING '08 OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND
April 4 - 6, 2008
The Loft Artist Association, having inaugurated their new space with the "Art Moved" grand opening show, now for the first time opens the doors to their brand new studios.