Nov 8: Fall Auctions Proceed at Full Speed

SCNY'13-Fall Auctions - 02(Photos by Anthony Almeida)

Relocated to the ground level due to ongoing construction on the parlor and gallery level, the 2013 Fall Auctions continue a long tradition of fundraising at SCNY. Click first thumbnail to open full view and use keyboard or rollover arrows to navigate.

Nov 5: November Monotype Party

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Another “sold out” Monotype party at Salmagundi proves that a little construction dust can’t keep our members from their work. Click on first thumbnail to open full view and use keyboard or rollover arrows to navigate.

Oct 25: Halloween @ SCNY

SCNY'13-Halloween-Kahn - 01(Photo galleries by Anthony Almeida and Mitch Kahn)

Thanks to the extraordinary talents of several of our member artists and club staff along with the current construction backdrop of the renovation project, Salmagundians and their guests were treated to the most ambitious Halloween extravaganza to have played out at the club in the last few decades. Click first thumbnail to view full size and use keyboard or rollover arrows to navigate through the galleries:

“A Descent into the Maelstrom” by Anthony Almeida

“Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid” by Mitch Kahn

Oct 1: October Monotype Party

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Neither noise or dust could prevent our stalwart Salmagundians from the swift completion of their appointed tasks. Click on first thumbnail to view full size and use keyboard or rollover arrows to navigate.

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Nov 2: Alex Katlan’s Latest Endeavor Chronicles the Hartford Salmagundians

SCNY Hartford SalmagundiansThe Hartford Salmagundians: A Connecticut Art Society Painting Exhibition Records 1929-1953 is the latest work from Alexander W. Katlan pertaining to the Salmagundi Club and its members. A book launching / signing event is scheduled at Salmagundi on Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00 PM.

This is the first book chronicling the Hartford Salmagundians art society formed in 1929, a satellite of the historic New York Salmagundi Club. Throughout their existence, the Hartford Salmagundians’ shows were exhibited at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut.

This publication includes a preface by Claudia Seymour, past president Salmagundi Club (2007-2013), a discussion of the Revival of the American Realist Tradition, and an introduction to the Hartford Salmagundians by the author, a brief discussion of the Salmagundi Club of Louisville, Ky., Salmagundi Club of Sacremento, Ca., Salmagundi Club of St. Louis, Mo. and the New Haven Paint and Clay Club. The volume further contains a listing of exhibition catalogues and committee membership of the Hartford Salmagundians, a list of the artist members of the group, a selected list of N.Y.C. Salmagundi artists exhibiting in Connecticut, a directory of the Painting Exhibition Records of the Hartford Salmagundians, and a final comment by the author. This unknown painting exhibition history has been chronicled and indexed making available the artists, actual titles of the paintings, dates when these artworks were exhibited, and prices when available. A list of artists exhibiting in the Hartford Salmagundian exhibitions are: Edward N. Allen, Harry Russell Ballinger, George Elmer Browne, Winfield Scott Clime, Harry Farlow, William Bradford Green, Eugene Higgins, Henrik Hillbom, Albertus E. Jones, Walter O.R. Korder, Stanford Low, James Godwin Mcmanus, Carl Ringius, Paul Saling, Frederick Lester Sexton, H. Hilliard Smith and Guy Wiggins.