Somewhat Off the Wall, a unique art exhibition and party that lets guests choose and take home original works of art, will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 5-9pm at The Gallery at EleMar, 99-107 Shelton Avenue, New Haven. The evening is part art exhibition, part annual party, and part gallery shopping event.
This year’s event features drawings, jewelry, paintings, wood, pottery, and prints by 49 outstanding artists who have each donated three pieces of their work. These works will be on display to the public starting August 31st. At 7pm on the night of the party, numbered premium tickets will be drawn at random. As each premium ticket holders’ number is called, he or she will select a piece of original artwork to take home. Each of the 49 participating artists will be given a premium ticket making only 98 premium tickets, at $100 each, available to the public. An unlimited number of tickets to the party are available for $45 (these do not include artwork). Also available is a special “30 and under” party ticket for $35.
Participating Somewhat Off the Wall artists include: Cheryl Albaine, Michael Allison, Cat Balco, Laura Barr, Hayne Bayless, Marion Belanger, Susan Bender, Alexis Brown, Joy Bush, Eileen Carey, Alice Chittenden, Karen Ciocca, Pauline Clifford, Greg Cochenet, Ted Culotta, Jessica Cuni, Jennifer Davies, Anne Doris-Eisner, Paul Duda, Roxanne Faber Savage, Joan Fitzsimmons, Joyce Greenfield, Larissa Hall, Keith Johnson, Charles Kingsley, Karen Klugman, Mary Lesser, Vanilia Majoros, Barbara Marks, Michael Marsland, Kiara Matos, Irene K. Miller, Christopher Mir, Jay Misencik, David Ottenstein, Liz Pagano, Shanti Rittgers, Ronnie Rysz, Gerald Saladyga, Mark Savoia, Inger Schoelkopf, Harold Shapiro, Alan Shulik, Judy Sirota Rosenthal, Marjorie Sopkin, Thomas Stavovy, Katro Storm, Alison Walsh and Trevor Youngberg.
Please call the Arts Council at (203) 772-2788 or visit www.newhavenarts.org for more information about Somewhat Off the Wall and to purchase tickets.
Somewhat Off the Wall is sponsored by Suzio York Hill, Walter and Martha Maguire, Thomas A. Martin and Harold S. Spitzer, and EleMar New England Marble & Granite with additional support from Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
The Arts Council of Greater New Haven, publisher of The Arts Paper, is a regional nonprofit arts agency that provides leadership to and advocates for member artists and arts organizations and connects them to one another, to audiences, and to the Greater New Haven community.