Art Exhibits @ the MAC

Coming 2017 Art Exhibitions @ the MAC

Member/Resident Exhibition 2017

January 17th- March 2nd, 2017.
Viewing Days: Tuesday- Friday, 12- 4 pm.
The Visual Arts Committee presents its annual exhibit that showcases the work of Milford Arts Council’s members and Milford residents. The show has an open theme, all mediums (painting, photography, collage, etc.) are welcome. Only 2 dimensional art will be accepted for this show.

“Body of Art” Exhibition

Show Dates: March 14th – April 27th, 2017
Viewing Days: Tuesday- Friday, 12- 4 pm.
Reception: Thursday, March 16th, 2017, 5:30- 7 pm
Awards: 1st Place- $150; 2nd Place- $100; 3rd Place- $75

The Visual Arts Committee presents the “Body of Art” Exhibit 2017.

The show will accept figurative and portrait works and all mediums (painting, photography, collage, etc.) are welcome.  Only 2 dimensional art will be accepted for this show.
Receiving: Friday, March 3rd from 12- 4 pm and Saturday, March 4th from 10 – 12 pm.  Exhibition takes place at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT 06460
*Please call if you need to make other arrangements.

Entry fees: Non-refundable Entry Fee:   $25 for one or two entries; $20 for MAC members (Cash or checks payable to MAC accepted)
Pick up: Friday, April 28th from 12- 4 pm and Saturday, April 29th from 10- 12 pm.
Artist Eligibility:
We invite all artists to participate regardless of your skill level.  All work submitted will be displayed.
Recent works only please.
Only original pieces will be accepted.

All work should be wired and ready to hang.
Art must not exceed 24”x 36” in measurements or 25 lbs in weight.

Work may be for sale or not for sale.  MAC takes a 30% commission on all sales.

For further information please call the Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647 (Tues.- Fri, 10- 5 pm) or visit

Download Prospectus- Body of Art 2017 Prospectus Form


“Waterscapes”, a marine pop-up show.

Show Dates: April 8th , 1- 7 pm and 9th, 11- 2 pm, 2017
Reception: Saturday, April 8, 2017, 5:30-7:00 PM
Jazz Brunch: Sunday, April 9, 2017, 11-1 pm.
Receiving Dates: Saturday, April 8, 2017,  9-11 AM
Location:  Milford Yacht Club, 131 Trumbull Avenue, Milford, CT
As this is a two-day exhibit, all artwork must be taken home on Sunday, April 9th,  between 1-5 pm.

Milford Arts Council and Milford Yacht Club will present “Waterscapes”: a Marine themed “Pop Up” exhibit at Milford Yacht Club, 131 Trumbull Avenue, Milford, CT. Artists are invited to submit work with a maritime/marine theme that includes ships, sailing, beach, coastal wildlife or the sea itself.   Reception will take place from Saturday, April 8th, 5:30-7:00 PM.  Awards will be announced at 6:00PM.  On Sunday, from 11- 1 pm there will be a jazz brunch.  The public is invited, but reservations are required for the brunch.  To make a reservation, call the Milford Yacht Club at 203-783-0060.

Awards: First/$150, Second/$100, Third/$50. Winners will be displayed at the MAC Center for the Arts until May 31st.

Receiving: 1-2 pieces per artist.  $25 for one piece, $35 for 2 pieces. $5 off total entry fees for MAC members.  Anyone may join MAC at registration, or download a form off our website; membership is $35.. 

Artist Eligibility:
1-2 Pieces per artist accepted.
No Reproductions will be accepted.
Only recent work accepted.
Only original pieces will be accepted.


Three dimensional work will not be accepted for this show.
Items must not exceed 36” x 24” in measurement or 25lbs in weight.
This is a juried show.
Milford Arts Council reserves the right to decline any entries.
Work may be for sale, 30% commission on sales goes to MAC.
For further information please call the Milford Arts Council at: 203.878.6647 or visit

Download entry form Waterscapes Entry Form and Waiver 2017

Milford Photo Expo 2017– May 11th- June 22nd, 2017.  Reception- May 11th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.*

“Art for Paws” Exhibition– July 5th- August 25th, 2017.  Reception- July 20th from 5:30- 7:00 pm.*

Paier Faculty and Student Exhibition– September- October 2017 (dates to be announced).*

Milford Student Exhibition 2017– November- December 2017. (dates to be announced).*


Milford Student Art Exhibit, 

And the winners are…!

November 22, 2016 through January 5, 2017
Opening Reception: December 1, 2016 from 5:30 to 7 pm.
This show is open every year to all students, kindergarten through
high school who live in or attend Milford schools.

Pick up of art will be Friday, January 6th from 10- 4 pm and Saturday, January 7th from 10- 12 pm.

The show is sponsored by Milford Pediatric Group, 321 Boston Post Road, Milford, CT 06460.

Winners will hang in Milford Pediatric’s offices during January and February 2017.

Kindergarten- Grade 2


1st place       Sahithi Sai Alla     Mathewson    “Bird of Night”

2nd place              Terese Ernrico                   CPM                                      “Flowers”

3rd place               RJ D’Aureilo                        JFK                                         “Giraffe”

3rd place               Aiden Ramos                      Meadowside                     “Lion Mask”

Honorable Mentions

  1. Alex Onze CPM                                      “The Haunted House”
  2. Caitlyn Jacobsen Meadowside                     “Sunset Silhouette”
  3. Abhinav Kurra Mathewson                       “Orange Parrot”
  4. Krystyna Schuld OAS                                       “The Sun Fairy”
  5. Tyler Stankevich Mathewson                       “Sunflowers”
  6. Sathvik Sai Alla                 Mathewson                       “Foxy and Funny Bunny”
  7. Angelina D’Aurelio JFK                                         “Flamingo”
  8. Ahmed Ziad El Sayed Mathewson                       “Flowers”
  9. Rainey Haramis Mathewson                       “Sunfowers”
  10. Danielle Kotansky Mathewson                       “The Beautiful Flower”
  11. Seiji Negishi Meadowside                     “Beach”
  12. Kanta Negishi OHS                                       “Paint”

Grades 3, 4 and 5


1st place     Jahnavi Bulusu             Live Oaks           “Boats on the Shore”

2nd place              Kishal Shah                                         Mathewson                       “Winter Wonderland”

3rd place               Daniel Enrico                                      CPM                                      “Chameleon”

Honorable Mention

  1. Sienna Mannino Live Oaks                             “Flower”

Middle School


1st place       Kaylee Phung              ESMS            “Boy with Dragon”

2nd place              Rachna Vipparla                                ESMS                                     “My Dream House”

3rd place               Eden Paolucci                                     ESMS                                     “Spring Day Dream”

Honorable Mention

  1. Raphiel DeNigris WSMS                                   “Today”
  2. Molly Finnegan WSMS                                   “Autumn Leaf”
  3. Olivia Salai OAS                                       “Girl with Dogs”

High School


1st place       Lily Stiffler               Foran             “Sunset”

2nd place              Paula Perez                                        JLHS               “Wednesday Adams Falling Asleep”

3rd place               Dominick Bucciti                               JLHS                            “Church in Autumn”

Honorable Mention

    1. Theresa Rosato JLHS                                       “House with Tree”
    2. Zoe O’Neil JLHS                                       “Woodland Path”
    3. Karissa De Nigris JLHS                                       “Fall Feelings”
    4. Gina DiFederico JLHS                                       “Beach Still Life”
    5. Kelly Kuryla Foran                                    “Sailing Sunset”
    6. Daniella Berg JLHS                                       “Peacock Feather”
    7. Colleen Hugo JLHS                                     “Newsprint Woman”