The 2016 First Fridays poster contest is officially underway! This season's contest will focus on the 2016 theme: Art & The American City: An Artistic Road Trip through the USA. Attached are the rules for the contest and descriptions of the 6 cities that the event will explore. Artists of all ages are encouraged to participate. Deadline for entries will be on March 1, … [Read more...] about First Friday Poster Contest Call To Artists!
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On Feb. 20 the Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University presented the first concert held in Eastern’s new state-of-the art Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC). The historical concert, featured vocal and instrumental ensembles composed of Eastern students, faculty, staff and local community members. “It was an absolute pleasure to be with the students, faculty, … [Read more...] about Eastern Presents First Concert in New Fine Arts Instructional Center Willimantic, Conn.
Willimantic, Conn. – The Department of Art and Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted artist Anthony Foronda on Feb. 17. Foronda, a designer, illustrator, humanitarian, and owner of Studio Foronda in Putnam, CT, has had illustrations placed in the Washington Post, National Public Radio, and was also selected for the Lurzer’s Archive of Illustration’s “200 … [Read more...] about Award-Winning Illustrator Anthony Foronda Presents Journey as an Artist
Willimantic, Conn. – On Feb. 21, Lisa Fraustino, professor of English at Eastern Connecticut State University, received word that she had received the Children’s Literature Association Article Award for her book chapter called, “The Rights and Wrongs of Anthropomorphism in Picture Books.” The ChLA Article Award is an edited collection of essays written by different scholars. … [Read more...] about Eastern Professor Lisa Fraustino Wins Award from the Children’s Literature Association
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