Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

84 Lyme Street
860-434-5232

The mission of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is to provide the best education in Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture through study of the history, traditions, and principles of the fine arts and the Liberal Arts & Sciences, thereby establishing a comprehensive foundation for the development of the artist.

The College’s curriculum is based on a respect for traditional forms of teaching which have produced master artists throughout the ages. The studio curriculum is centered around the study of nature and the human figure. The liberal arts curriculum provides a strong academic foundation necessary for advanced critical and creative thought. Together the integrated program is designed to provide a practical foundation on which each student can develop his or her intellectual and visual articulation with confidence and integrity at a unique College of Art.

Therefore, the educational programs of the Academy seeks to develop:

* Craftsmanship and technical skill in the use of materials and methods;
* Discipline, as intuition and creativity are subjected to judgment and revision;
* Knowledge of the history of art, ideas and human experience;
* Critical thinking about ideas, events, intentions and issues in contemporary culture;
* Commitment to a relentless pursuit of excellence;
* Inspiration to fuel the intention and direction of the work;
* Respect and tolerance for authenticity and diversity in the search for intellectual and aesthetic integrity;
* Integration of the subjective, rational and technical in artistic practice.

Based on these principles, this distinctive Art College offers a strong, sequential program designed to develop intellect and imagination, intensity of observation, quality of execution, individual initiative and creativity, and depth of interpretation of ideas through artistic expression.

Ultimately, the Academy believes the Fine Arts are of unique importance as a defining and substantive element of society and life itself; further, that educated artists are individuals who not only articulate their culture but who give shape and substance to that culture.



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Upcoming Events at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition - Cities of Peace

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Exhibition: Vision Boxes

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Recent News

Summer Pre-College Academy Classes Begins in One Month!

Lyme Pre-College Academy Summer 2018Space is limited! Register today for a college-level arts experience this summer. Take workshops in oil painting, sculpture, illustration, and portfolio preparation, among other topics.Scholarships AvailableRegiste…

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Twenty-two Emerging Artists Will Graduate from Historic Art School

OLD LYME, CONN – The 2018 Lyme Academy College Commencement exercises will take place on Friday, May11, 3 p.m. at the College’s campus at 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT.The graduating class of 2018 is comprised of Mary Johanna Helchowski, S…

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LYME Pre-College Academy Summer 2018

High school students with beginning to advanced level art training are welcome to enroll in a series of courses to further explore and expand their technical skills and abilities. All Pre-College courses and workshops aim to foster creativity, build …

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Registration Open for Adult and Pre-College Fall Courses

Click here for more information and to register for Adult Fall Courses and Workshops Click here for more information and to register for Pre-College…

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University of New Haven Announces Grant From the Robert F. Schumann Foundation to Support Visiting Artists

WEST HAVEN, Ct – The University of New Haven’s Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Conn., is the recipient of a $60,000 grant from the Robert F. Schumann Foundation for the purpose of establishing The Schumann Visiting Artist p…

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Lyme Academy College ArtsBall Celebrates Student Scholarships and Announces Transformative Campaign

OLD LYME, CONN. – Lyme Academy College was alight with music, laughter, and the happy chatter of more than 200 people on June 17, 2017. The normally tranquil campus green glimmered as guests strolled under twinkling lights and past bouquets of …

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Summer 2017 Art Courses

Registration Now Open | Limited EnrollmentClick here to Register nowSUNSET PAINTING with Michael VieraTuesday evenings, 5 - 8 pmJune 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1 & 8Weir StudioTuition: $350Click here for more information and to register    Mi…

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Donation of Historic Collections

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts  will make a formal presentation of a collection of historic documents and original exhibition catalogues to the Lyme Art Association. The event will occur just prior to the opening of the Association’s A Show in …

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Register Now for Spring 2017 Courses, Workshops and Residencies

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Register Now for the Residency Workshops at Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown, RI

Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshop:The workshop includes five intensive days of painting watercolors from observation on location and in the studio with master artist David Dewey. The workshop begins each morning with a demonstration by Mr. Dewey…

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Fall Registration Now Open

Studio Courses for Adults and Pre-College Students: - Portraiture with Rick LaceyTuesdays, 9 am-12 pm- Oil Painting for Beginners with Eileen EderTuesdays, 5:30 - 8:30 pm- Figurative Sculpture with Kimberly MonsonWednesdays, 5:30 - 8:30 pm- Still Li…

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Lyme Academy College Alumni to Exhibit Work, Speak, Teach in Old Lyme

Old Lyme, CT -- Two artists who came to Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven, married and went on to have successful art careers will have a joint exhibit at the Chauncey Stillman Gallery at Lyme from July 7 to 13.It is th…

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Tagliatela to Chair Board of Trustees of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Old Lyme, CT -- Stephen Tagliatela, managing partner of the Saybrook Point Inn, Marina and Spa, has been elected chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven.Tagliatela, who holds an honorary d…

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Lyme Academy College Awards Honorary Degrees to Hendricks, Pratt

OLD LYME, CT---Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven recently graduated 16 students and awarded honorary doctorate of fine arts degrees to Barkley L. Hendricks and Robert W. Pratt, Jr., former chairman of the Lyme Academy C…

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Artsball Raises $425,000 for Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Old Lyme, CT -- The annual Artsball that benefits the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven this year raised a record-breaking $425,000.This year’s gala, which commemorated the college’s 40th anniversary, had the theme …

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Work of Pre-Eminent Maritime Artist on Display at Lyme Academy College

Old lyme, CT -- A collection of 32 paintings and drawings by John Stobart, one of the most pre-eminent maritime artists in the world, will be on display at the Chauncey Stillman Gallery at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of Ne…

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Road at Lyme Academy College Named for Late Professor Deanne G. Keller

Old Lyme, CT -- The roadway leading into and around the Southwick Commons housing at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven will be named for the late Deane Galloway Keller in a ceremony on Monday, June 6, at 5 p.m.The “Ke…

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Lyme Academy College Offers Summer Courses for Adults

Old Lyme, CT -- Adult learners have an opportunity this summer to work in a studio setting with skilled artists at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts who can provide expert instruction.The courses will provide adults at all levels an opportunity to wo…

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Gateway to the Arts at LYME

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Summer 2016 Pre-College Academy Courses

OLD LYME, CONN. - Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven announced a series of arts programming for both experienced and beginning students led by a stable of esteemed artists.High school students with beginning-to-advanced-…

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Drawn to Horses with Rick Lacey

This class is designed to allow students to pursue their passion for equines and art as they draw and paint horses outdoors at the High Hopes therapeutic riding center in Old Lyme.  Using horses as the inspiration, students will explore the fundamen…

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Online Registration for Pre-College Academy Summer Classes

Summer 2016 Class Schedule Online Now! Online Registration Opens March 15th.Classes held June 27th thru August 12th.Click here for Summer Schedule and to…

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UNH’s Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Ranked 7th Best in Nation

Old Lyme, CT -- A new ranking of the 20 best deals on small colleges for aspiring artists ranks the University of New Haven’s Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts the seventh best in the country.The ranking was developed by a guide called Great Colleg…

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Traditional Philosophy of Fine Art Enjoys Growing Popularity as UNH’s Lyme Academy College Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Old Lyme, CT -- In the Connecticut shoreline town of Old Lyme, the waterside idyll that nurtured the artistic visions of the American Impressionists, a college that has for decades fostered radical notions of art celebrates its 40th year with its lar…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Pre-College Courses

Old Lyme, CT -- Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven announced a series of arts programming for both experienced and beginning students led by a Lyme-UNH-logo.jpgstable of esteemed artists.High school students with beginni…

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Spring Courses for Adult and Pre-College Students

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Registration Now for Fall Studio Art Courses and Workshops

We are happy to help you register for our fall courses by phone or email. Please call Kristen Brady at 860.434.3571 ext. 121 or email her at kbrady@lymefs.newhaven.edu if you would like to register for a class, workshop or…

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Paintings Of Noted Alumnus T. Allen Lawson Featured In Special Exhibit At Lyme Academy College Of Fine Arts

OLD LYME, CT -- Due to popular demand, an exhibition of paintings by T. Allen Personal:lsimonds:Lisa Simonds:LYME UNH LOGOS:lyme unh logo orng[3][3].jpgLawson, a distinguished landscape painter and alumnus of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of …

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Announces 2015 Summer Programs

Old Lyme, CT -- Through its newly launched Center for Arts Programming, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts today announced a robust series of arts programming for both skilled and unskilled artists led by a stable of esteemed artists.“We wanted to r…

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The Summer of Arts: Happening at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Summer Adult Art ClassesREGISTER NOW!Three classes starting next week:Sunset Painting with Michael VieraFigure Sculpture with Kimberly MonsonPastel Workshop withNancy GladwellTo Learn More and to RegisterLyme Pre-College Academy Summer 2015Limited En…

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The Summer of Arts: Happening at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Summer Adult Art ClassesREGISTER NOW!Three classes starting next week:Sunset Painting with Michael VieraFigure Sculpture with Kimberly MonsonPastel Workshop withNancy GladwellTo learn more and to registerWelcome all Artists!Please join us for an Open…

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Center for Arts Programming Proudly Presents a Lecture by Michael DiGiorgio

Center for Arts Programming Proudly presents a lecture by one of America's most renowned bird painters Michael DiGiorgio.We are delighted to announce that Michael DiGiorgio will be teaching a class for us this summer on "Field Sketching: Learning to …

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Jeknavorian Chosen For Distinguished Service Award in Art Education

Old Lyme, CT - Sandra Jeknavorian, an assistant professor at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, has been selected as the recipient of the distinguished service award in art education presented by the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the U…

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Painter Speaks at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Commencement

Old Lyme, CT - Suzanna Coffey, an acclaimed painter, will deliver the Commencement address at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven. Twelve students will receive B.F.A. degrees and one student a post-baccalaureate certific…

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27-year old Lyme Academy College ArtsBall Has Italian Theme

Old Lyme, CT - The sights, sounds and flavors of Italy’s la dolce vita will permeate the University of New Haven’s Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts’ annual scholarship fundraising gala on June 6.The ball is Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts’…

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Lyme Academy College Offers Summer Art Classes for High School Students

Old Lyme, CT - The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven will host week-long art courses for high school students this summer.The program is part of a new Pre-College Academy to offer year-round studio instruction and works…

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Lyme Academy College Launches New Center for Arts Programming

Old Lyme, CT -- The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven has launched a new Center for Arts Programming that will offer year-round programs in studio instruction and art appreciation for high school students and adults.  

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Seniors Exhibit Work

Old Lyme, CT - Paintings, illustrations, drawings and sculpture done by graduating seniors will highlight the 2015 Senior Studio Exhibition at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven. Students will be present at the open…

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Continuing Education and Pre-College Spring 2015

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven is excited to announce their Spring 2015 Continuing Education and Pre-College semester. Beginning in March 2015, students will have the opportunity to take classes with amazing faculty …

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Announced Continuing Education and Pre-College Spring 2015

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven is excited to announce their Spring 2015 Continuing Education and Pre- College semester. Beginning in March 2015, students will have the opportunity to take classes with amazing faculty…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Announces Juried Student Exhibition

Old Lyme, CT - The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts’ 39th Annual Juried Student Exhibition opens to the public. The juried exhibition will include works from current Lyme Academy College students in the college’s BFA, Post Baccalaureate, and Ce…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - October 31, 2014

Famed Painter Nelson White Presents, Nov. 7Join us Friday, Nov. 7, for the second in our 'Inside My Studio' series of Alumni Association lectures. Our guest speaker will be the internationally renowned painter Nelson H. White, who comes from a line o…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - October 6, 2014

Faculty Exhibition Draws Large CrowdMore than 150 guests attended the opening of the Studio Faculty Exhibition 2014  on Sept. 12 when artwork by 13 faculty members was on display in the Chauncey Stillman Gallery. There was much lively discussion bet…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Celebrates UNH Merger with a Facelift

Old Lyme, CT -- When Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts merged with the University of New Haven this summer, administrators promised little would change. But they were talking about the academic programs and not the College’s physical plant. Probab…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - August 29, 2014

Welcome to the Class of 2018!We were delighted to welcome the largest freshman class of all time this week. Move-in day was last Sunday with the majority of freshmen, along with some returning students, taking up residence in Southwick Commons across…

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Two Acclaimed Illustrators Join the Lyme Academy College Faculty

Old Lyme, CT -- Two outstanding illustrators, who together bring extensive experience in print, film, TV and electronic media, have joined the illustration faculty at Lyme Academy College of the University of New Haven, strengthening the. program sig…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Exhibit Opens with Public Reception

Faculty Works of Painting, Illustration, Drawing and Sculpture FeaturedOld Lyme, CT -- Thirteen studio faculty members of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven will be featured in an exhibition at the college’s Chauncey S…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Fall Continuing Education and Pre-College Classes

Another summer is quickly coming to an end, but with that comes a chance for new opportunities in the fall with the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Fall Continuing Education and Pre-College program. We have received great feedback from you and lear…

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Two Special Receptions for Two Distinctive Exhibitions at Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT – Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is holding two special receptions to celebrate two distinctive exhibitions, Complementing the start of Old Lyme’s Midsummer Festival. The first exhibition, “Bird’s Eye View, Photographs of the…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - June 26, 2014

College Alums Win Big in National Sculpture Contest The National Sculpture Society's Figure Modeling Competition was held last week in Brookgreen Gardens, S.C. We're delighted to announce that out of the 12 participants selected from across the U.S.,…

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Photography Exhibition by Diana Atwood Johnson Opens at Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT---An exhibition featuring more than 50 photos by the former Board Chair of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Diana Atwood Johnson, opens on Friday, June 27, in the Sill House Gallery at the College with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Atw…

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Lyme Acacdemy College Announces Winners of Wardlaw Prizes for Excellence

Old Lyme, CT---All four majors at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts are represented by this year’s winners of the Stephen and Lynne Wardlaw Prizes for Excellence, which were announced at the College’s 2014 Commencement Ceremony held May 17.  The…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - June 2014

Commencement 2014Despite forecasts to the contrary, the sun shone brightly on the afternoon of May 17 when the College held its Commencement Ceremony on campus. Presided over by then President Scott Colley, the event was held under a large tent on th…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - May 1, 2014

A Message from the PresidentThe 2014 Commencement is coming up in another two weeks. We call it "Commencement" because the ceremony marks a new phase in the life of our graduates. It will also mark a new phase in the life of the College. For the firs…

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Lyme Academy College and the University of New Haven Announce Historic Affiliation Agreement

West Haven and Old Lyme, CT - The governing bodies of both the University of New Haven and Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts have unanimously approved a proposal for Lyme Academy College to become the university's sixth college. "The affiliation of t…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Hosts Commencement Ceremony

Honorary Degree Recipient, Commencement Speaker is Acclaimed Contemporary Figurative Painter and Syracuse University Professor, Jerome Witkin Old Lyme, CT – Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts will host a Commencement Ceremony for The Class of 2014.…

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Selected Works from the 38th Annual Juried Student Exhibition of Lyme Academy College on Display at Middlesex Hospital’s New Shoreline Medical Center

Westbrook, CT - An exhibition featuring selected works from the 38th Annual Juried Student Exhibition of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is on display in the Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery in the new, state-of-the-art Middlesex Hospital Shorel…

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Acclaimed Architect/Designer Jonathan Isleib Presents 'Inside My Studio' at Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT – Visionary Connecticut designer, Jonathan Isleib, is the speaker in the final presentation of the lecture series, “Inside My Studio: The Artist Revealed,” hosted by the Alumni Association of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts.Islei…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News Updates - March 31, 2014

Join Us! Senior Studio Exhibition Opens April 11Join us Friday, April 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at a reception to celebrate the opening of our 2014 Senior Studio Exhibition. The senior studio experience at the College allows students to refine their visio…

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Senior Studio Exhibition 2014 Opens at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Old Lyme, CT - An exhibition of artwork by seniors at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts opens at the College’s Chauncey Stillman and Sill House Galleries. These seniors are studying for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and will graduate in May 2014. …

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Master Watercolorist Jeanne Potter Presents at Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT -- Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Alumni Association hosts another engaging presentation in its lecture series, “Inside My Studio: The Artist Revealed” featuring master watercolorist Jeanne Potter.  Having spent her career as an …

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - February 19, 2014

College Hosts First Art Exhibit at New Medical Center Middlesex Hospital is planning a Grand Opening on Wednes., April 16, for its new Shoreline Medical Center currently under construction off I95 in Westbrook. An artist's rendering of the proposed C…

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Lyme Academy College Hosts Nationally Acclaimed Artist and Author Sharon Louden

Old Lyme, CT - Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is proud to present nationally acclaimed artist and author Sharon Louden, when she will discuss her new book, Living & Sustaining a Creative Life: 40 Artist Essays. This greatly anticipated event h…

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Lyme Academy College Offers High-Quality Continuing Education and Pre-College Spring Program

Old Lyme, CT -- Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is rolling out their Spring Continuing Education and Pre-College Program with five excellent courses that are planned to help keep the creative winter fires burning.For the Pre-College student who is …

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38th Annual Juried Student Exhibition Opens at Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT - An exhibition of artwork by students at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts opens at the Chauncey Stillman Gallery. Both the reception and entry to the exhibition are free and open to the public - all are welcome. This Juried Student Exh…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - December 20, 2013

Wardlaw Prize Winners AnnouncedThe winners of this year's Wardlaw Prizes for Excellence in Two- and Three-Dimensional Art have just been announced. They are Magdalena Pawlowski (Painting), whose work is shown above, Kellie Pereira (Sculpture), Erik P…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - November 26, 2013

Join Us! Student Holiday Show, Sale Opens Dec. 6Join us for a festive Opening Reception for the annual Student Holiday Art Show and Sale in the Sill House Gallery on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. All are welcome and admission is free. The show, co…

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Student Holiday Art Sale At Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT - Get a jump-start on holiday shopping while supporting emerging artists by attending the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts annual Student Holiday Art Show and Sale.The show will comprise a selection of original works by student artists …

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Lyme Academy College Hosts Nationally Acclaimed Artist and Author Sharon Louden

Old Lyme, CT – Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is proud to present nationally acclaimed artist and author Sharon Louden, who will give a talk and a book-signing at the College. Louden will discuss her new book, Living & Sustaining a Creative …

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Lyme AcademyCollege Presents Artist Karen Rossi in Lecture Series

Old Lyme, CT -- Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Alumni Association hosts another engaging presentation of its lecture series, “Inside My Studio: The Artist Revealed” featuring artist/designer Karen Rossi.  Highly regarded for her original meta…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - October 29, 2013

Board of Trustees Announces Resignation of Diana Atwood Johnson as ChairThe College's Board of Trustees has announced that long-time board member Diana Atwood Johnson has made a decision to conclude her active board membership and second term as Chai…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Announces Resignation of Diana Atwood Johnson from Board of Trustees

Old Lyme, CT -- The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Board of Trustees announces that long-time board member Diana Atwood Johnson has made a decision to conclude her active board membership and second term as Chairman of the Board. Ms. Johnson join…

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'AHA! Eyes on the Hand' an Interactive Evening at Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT -- Keep your eyes on the hand . . . the artist’s hand that is!  Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts presents, ‘Aha! Eyes on the Hand, which offers you a chance to witness the creative journey imagination takes as it to travels from th…

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Lyme Academy College Hosts Opening Reception for Famed Illustrator Tim O’Brien

Old Lyme, CT – Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is hosting an opening reception for a new exhibition by acclaimed illustrator and portrait painter Tim O’Brien, His exhibit, “Portraits and Illustrations: A Retrospective,” will…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - September 16, 2013

Tim O'Brien Exhibition Opens Oct. 11 - Join Us!We are delighted to welcome back the nationally acclaimed illustrator, Tim O'Brien, who served as our Commencement Speaker this past May.  His work, some of which will be for sale, will be on view i…

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Ceremony at Lyme Academy College Marks Start of Project to Paint and Renovate Sill House

Old Lyme, CT - Like a bottle of champagne striking the hull of a ship as it is launched, paintbrushes will be symbolically striking the exterior walls of the historic Sill House, located on the grounds of Lyme Academy College on Thursday, Sept. 19. T…

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Lyme Academy College Presents an Exciting Range of Fall Pre-College and Continuing Education Classes

Old Lyme, CT---Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is rolling out an exciting array of art classes for its fall Pre-College and Continuing Education (CE) program.  Pre-College courses are designed for high school students thinking of pursuing a co…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts News - August 22, 2013

Join Us for the 2013 Alumni Exhibition OpeningAn opening reception will be held Friday, Sept. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. for our 2013 Alumni Exhibition in the Chauncey Stillman Gallery. The exhibition comprises a selection of work in variety of media by mor…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Hosts 2013 Alumni Exhibition and Reunion

Old Lyme, CT---As Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts ushers in another promising freshman class to begin their four years of study towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree, the College welcomes back many of its alumni for the 2013 Alumni Reunion a…

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Lyme Academy College Offers Music, Vendors, and Lobster During Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival

Visit Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts for Live Music, Popular Vendors, and a Lobster Truck During Old Lyme’s Midsummer Festival Old Lyme, CT---Eat fresh lobster, listen to live music, and wander the grounds of Lyme Academy College of Fin…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Newsletter - July 2013

Join Us Friday Evening for a ReceptionA community reception will be held Friday, July 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. to introduce our Selected Student Work exhibition in the Chauncey Stillman Gallery. The exhibition comprises a selection of work from all four …

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2013 Selected Student Work Exhibition on View at Lyme Academy College

Old Lyme, CT - An exhibition of artwork by students from all four years of study at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is now on display at the College’s Chauncey Stillman Gallery. This event forms part of Old Lyme’s Midsummer Festival whe…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Newsletter - June 2013

ArtsBall Miami Hailed a Huge Success  The weather was glorious on the first Saturday of June when almost 300 guests attended ArtsBall Miami: Art & Attitude and reveled in a memorable night of dining and dancing.  Women looked chic in th…

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Lyme Academy College’s ArtsBall Miami Hailed a Success in Every Way

Old Lyme, CT – The weather was glorious on the first Saturday of June when almost 300 guests attended the glittering gala hosted annually by Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts.  Inspired by the spicy culture and glamorous style of Miami, th…

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Lyme Academy College Announces Winners of Wardlaw Prizes for Excellence in Two- and Three-Dimensional Art

Old Lyme, CT---Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts announced this year’s winners of the Wardlaw Prizes for Excellence in Two- and Three-Dimensional Art at the College’s commencement ceremony held at the College on May 18.  The Prize fo…

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Lyme Academy College Offers an Exciting Summer Continuing Education and Pre-College Program

Old Lyme, CT -- Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is offering an exceptional range of Pre-College and Continuing Education (CE) classes this summer. Open to all, the program has been completely revamped and many of the College’s acclaimed facul…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Newsletter - May 2013

Congratulations to our Sculpture Students!Each year the National Sculpture Society hosts a contest in which contestants aged between 18 and 39 are required to sculpt a full-length figure from life over five days.  Entry to the contest is juried …

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Lyme Academy College Captures the Style and Spice of Miami at This Year’s ArtsBall, June 1, 2013

Enjoy Contemporary Cuban Cuisine, Salsa Dancing, and Stunning Decor at ArtsBall Miami: Art & Attitude Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is hosting upwards of 400 guests from throughout the region for a memorable evening “under the tents&rdq…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Hosts Commencement Ceremony

Honorary Degree Recipient, Commencement Speaker is Acclaimed Illustrator, Portrait Artist, Tim O’BrienLyme Academy College of Fine Arts will host a Commencement Ceremony for The Class of 2013 on the College grounds located at 84 Lyme Street, Ol…

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2013 Senior Studio Exhibition Opens at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Old Lyme, CT – An exhibition of artwork by seniors at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts opens at the College’s Chauncey Stillman and Sill House Galleries.As the culmination of their program of study, all students at the College participat…

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Lyme Academy College Hosts a ‘Salsa Night’ at the Old Lyme Inn

Old Lyme, CT – Step front, step back and sway at the Salsa Night being hosted by Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. This will be one of the first events to be held in the Old Lyme Inn’s soon-to-be-opened Jazz Club. Join us at this Cu…

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Lyme Academy College’s Alumni Association Hosts Lecture by Painter Tula Telfair

Old Lyme, CT -- The Alumni Association of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts presents painter Tula Telfair as the final artist in its winter lecture series, “Inside My Studio: The Artist Revealed.” Telfair’s lecture is preceded follo…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Newsletter - March 2013

Wardlaw Prizewinners AnnouncedWe are delighted to announce that three of our seniors have recently been named recipients of the Wardlaw Prizes for Artistic Excellence.  Lyme residents Dr. Stephen Wardlaw and his wife Lynne, who are long-time sup…

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Our Exciting Continuing Education Program Starts in March - Register Now!

- Introduction to Intaglio Printmaking- Intermediate Painting Composition- Basic Water Color Techniques- Introduction to Figure Painting- Introduction to Figure Drawing- Open Studio Figure DrawingREGISTER NOW!Introduction to Intaglio PrintmakingCours…

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37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

This juried exhibition showcases the best current work done by students in all of the College’s major programs, including the first-year Foundation program.  The judges are the chairs of the four studio departments.Sally Seaman, Interim De…

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Newsletter - January 2013

Aha! Inside the Artist's Studio Have you ever wondered what happens in an artist's studio?  Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is offering you the opportunity to see behind the scenes at an all-new winter event being hosted at the College on…

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Inside My Studio: The Artist Revealed: Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Alumni Association Hosts Three Winter Lectures

Old Lyme, CT – Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Alumni Association presents a series of winter lectures on three Thursdays in January and March starting at 7 p.m. Each lecture is preceded by reception preceding at 6 p.m.    …

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Newsletter - November 13, 2012

Southwick Commons: Town Houses for Our Students, Coming Fall 2013 Soon, for the first time, the college will have attractive student housing (similar to that shown in the photo at left) available right across the street. A private contractor financed…

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David Dewey Exhibition of Selected Figure Watercolors Opens at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Student Holiday Art Show & Sale Opens Same Evening Old Lyme, CT---An exhibition of selected figure watercolor drawings titled, “David Dewey: Painting the Figure with my Students” opens at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in the College’s C…

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Three-Day Portrait Workshop at Lyme Academy College

Instructor: Richard ScottWorkshop Price: $350.00  This course will be a three day intensive advanced portrait workshop, covering classical skills from the old masters to contemporary masters: materials, techniques, and philosophy of oil painting…

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Lyme Academy College’s Drawing Class Provides Essential Foundation

Old Lyme, CT - The Continuing Education program at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is offering “Drawing,” a six week non-credit course beginning Monday, Sept. 10. Taught by College alumnus Chris Gann, students will learn how to take measurement…

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Lyme AcademyCollege Focuses On Portfolio Preparation In Painting Class

Old Lyme, CT – The Continuing Education program at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is offering a six week non-credit course, with a focus on portfolio presentation beginning Sept. 4. “Painting,” a specialized oil painting class, will center o…

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Lyme Academy College Offers Extensive Fall Continuing Education Program Starting Sept. 4, 2012

From Sculpting to Calligraphy, there’s a class for every artist Old Lyme, CT---Beginning in September, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is offering eight non-credit courses and two non-credit workshops as part of their Continuing Education program…

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