Nancy Wynn invited to show at “Hartford DADA” Exhibition and as panelist on the Colin McEnroe Show

Nancy Wynn artwork

Nancy Wynn has been invited to show her piece I Pledge Allegiance in an exhibition called Hartford DADA at the Pumphouse Gallery in Hartford September 26 – November 1. The opening is Thursday, September 26 from 5:00–9:00 pm. Information on the gallery is at this link.

The piece was created in 2004, and still is, a reaction to war and the nature of security (or lack thereof in reference to gun violence). It questions the concept of allegiance and our system of “Homeland” Security.

Ms. Wynn was invited to be a panelist on the Colin McEnroe Show, Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 on WNPR in Hartford, CT. The discussion was centered on DADA Art. Panelists included: Andrei Codrescu, Jonathon Keats, Jeff Poole, Clinton Deckart, and Nancy Wynn This link will take you to the radio show, at the bottom you can listen to the hour long show.

Nancy Wynn is Assistant Professor of Digital Art and Design.

John O’Donnell’s Fall Exhibition Schedule

John O’Donnell’s solo exhibition, Ponzi Structure, at Real Art Ways in Hartford has been extended until September 29. Mr. O’Donnell will be attending RAW’s Creative Cocktail Hour September 19, from 6:00–10:00pm. If you want see the show and hang out, let Mr. O’Donnell know via email or Facebook and he will put your name on the list, so you don’t have to pay entry. Information on the show can be found at link.

Mr. O’Donnell will have performance and installation at a Hartford event called PARK(ing) Day. This event takes place across the globe on September 20, 2013 in urban centers to transform parking spaces into temporary “parks.” Feel free to read more at this link.

Mr. O’Donnell has been invited to show a few drawings of dinosaurs in an exhibition called Hartford DADA at the Pumphouse Gallery in Hartford September 26 – November 1. The opening is Thursday, September 26 from 5:00–9:00 pm. Information on the gallery is at this link.

New Prints 2013/Autumn, at the International Print Center in New York (IPCNY), will run from October 29 – November 30, 2013. The opening is on Thursday, November 7. Mr. O’Donnell exhibited there a few years ago and he is excited to return. More information can be found at this link.

Lastly, a large-scale watercolor of of Mr. O’Donnell’s will be included in an exhibition called Habitat, curated by Susan Classen-Sullivan at Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT. The exhibition runs from October 24 – December 4. The opening reception is Thursday, October 24 at 6:00 pm. This link is to the gallery.

John O’Donnell is an Adjunct Professor of Art teaching painting and drawing. His email address is

Akus Gallery New Exhibition Opens

Akus Gallery

The new exhibition PULSE: Mixed Media Wall Sculptures by Carole Brookes is from August 29 – October 10, 2013.

Exhibition reception: 9/5/13 4-7p.m.
Gallery Discussion with the Artist: 9/5/13 3-4p.m.

More information on Akus Gallery can be found at this link.

Image above:
Pulse Surface Urchin, 2013
Sculpting epoxy, cut nails, washers, wood, canvas and acrylic

“Ink & Ink” reception on Saturday at LQM Gallery in New London

INK & INK is LQM Gallery’s newest exhibition featuring four Chinese artists taking part in the ICAS (International Contemporary Art Space) International Residency program. Masters of the traditional art form of Chinese Ink Painting, each has their own beautiful and distinctive style. From loose and free flowing strokes to technical and elegant fine line work, the paintings express the interests and passion each of these incredible artists have for their work

Opening Reception is Saturday September 14th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Show runs until September 29th

Gallery is located at 165 State Street, Harris Building Atrium, Suite 106, New London, CT 06320. You can contact the gallery by visiting their contact page of their website.

Professor Qimin Liu is the Artistic Director of LQM Gallery in New London, Connecticut. Mr. Liu is Professor of Art and Painting in the Visual Arts Department.



THIS WEEK AIGA Event: How Culture Affects Typography

AIGA CT LectureAIGA Connecticut hosts a lecture by Nikki Villagomez titled “How Culture Affects Typography.”  This event is Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 6 to 8:30 pm at The Grove, 760 Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut. Villogomez is a designer, blogger, and typofile. She looks for how culture affects the decision processes of our every day life. Mixing words and images conveys a message. Villagomez will discuss her own processes, as well as analyze images from Connecticut respondents.