Rita Dawley
Rita Dawley

Happy Bunny

Mark Patnode
Mark Patnode

Autumn Sunrise

Susan Scott Kenney
Susan Scott Kenney

Wide Open Spaces

Rita Dawley
Rita Dawley

Happy Bunny


Elected Artists

Lindsay Aromin               email        website
Ginny Chase                   email
Rita Dawley                    email
Carol Dunn                     email        website
Sandra Jeknavorian         email
Susan Scott Kenney         email        website
Peter R. Leibert              email
Susan Parish                   email
Juner Patnode                email
Mark Patnode                 email        website

BECOME an Elected Artist Member / $150 per year

Anyone who is an Elected Artist at area art associations (ie, Lyme Art Association, Mystic Museum of Art, Connecticut Women Artists, CAFA ) is welcome. Those who are not already Elected Artists may submit a portfolio of work via thumb drive for consideration, plus fill out an application. Contact us for more details.



• All the benefits of Associate Artist membership above.

• A Solo or Two-Person Show after maintaining a full year’s membership as an Elected Artist—and approximately every 2 years depending on the number of members.

• Eligible to exhibit in the annual NAC group show, at no charge

• A permanent presence on the NAC web page, with a link to your web page

• Eligible to permanently display work in the back hallway of the gallery. Change out work as desired.

• Membership status in good standing is a prerequisite to all benefits. Lapsed members may rejoin by paying the appropriate fee.



• Must attend a brief monthly member meeting as a voting member. Absences may be excused when requested.

• Must be willing to attend and support gallery openings, by contributing food, beverages, or time.

• Must be willing to gallery sit once or twice monthly, or as needed depending on volunteer availability.

• Must be on at least 1 working committee per year

• Maintain an artists’ view book at the gallery, in an approved format

• Encouraged to bring new members into the Cooperative

• Encouraged to bring new guests to openings and exhibits

• Contribute to the mailing list of interested art patrons

• Must obtain group approval for guest artists invited to show

Associate Artists


Philip Brose                           email 

Diane Brown                          email 

Margaret Burgess                  email 

Joanna Case                          email 

Glenn Cheney                        email 

Terry Geer                              email 

Ted Genard                            email 

Richard Hoyer                        email 

Sean Kane                              email 

Merrill P. Keeley                     email 

Gordon Kyle                           email 

Susan Rosenstone Larrow       email 

Melody Knight Leary               email 

Gerlinde Lehner                      email 

Gabe Lipman                           emai

Nancy MacBride                      email 

Shannon MacGrogan-Ellis       email 

Susan Masse                            email 

Joe Matovic                             email 

William Murray                         email 

Les Olin                                    email 

Tom Ouellette                          email 

James Rigney                           email 

Ann Scavone                             email 

Steve Schumacher                    email 

Lucy P. Sullivan                         email 

Samson Tonton                         email 

Michele Tycz                             email 

Gretchen vander Lyke               email 

Clement Watson 

Melinda Y Wells                         email 

Shirley A. White                         email 

Gabrielle Zane                           email 

BECOME an Associate Artist Member / $50 per year


• All the benefits of regular NAC membership

• Eligible to exhibit at least one piece of artwork in the annual NAC group show, at no charge

• Reduced entry fee for all NAC juried shows, usually at least 3 per year

• A presence on the NAC web page

• Something to brag about on your resume!

• Meet other artists and art lovers—get involved in the local arts community.

• Learn about other exhibit opportunities in the region

• Membership status in good standing is a prerequisite to all benefits. Lapsed members may re-join by paying the appropriate dues.


• There are no time commitments for Associate Artist members.

•  We hope that you will participate in exhibitions throughout the year!



Any artist who wishes to join NAC as an Associate Artist is welcome!