August 11, 2020

‘Birds & Bees’ Opens Online at Lyme Art Association

Harkness Garden by Beverly Schirmeier is one of the signature paintings in the ‘Bird & Bees’ online exhibition at the Lyme Art Association.

OLD LYME — The Lyme Art Association (LAA) presents a new exhibition titled, “Birds & Bees,” which opens online at today and runs through June 12. The exhibition cannot be presented as a live exhibition due to Gov. Lamont’s restrictions on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The show is a colorful celebration of spring featuring uplifting works by LAA member artists.  It was juried by Nancy Peel Gladwell, a current member of the University of New Haven faculty and former faculty member of  Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts.

‘American Wintergreen’ (oil) by Necla Balasaygun is featured in the ‘Birds & Bees’ online exhibition opening Friday, April 24, at the LAA.

The Presenting Sponsor of the exhibition is Sky Investment. The LAA board and administration wish to express their appreciation to Sky Investment for supporting the LAA and its artists in this difficult time.

‘Monarch’ (oil) by Mona Stratos is featured in the ‘Birds & Bees’ online exhibition.

The LAA will be donating five percent of the commission of every sale from this exhibition to the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries to provide assistance to community members in need.

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