Exhibit Information
Deadline:Jun 30, 2017
Start:Aug 19, 2017
End:Sep 30, 2017
Reception:Aug 19, 2017
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

The Colors of the Night


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"Paintings of the night have long been a wonderful source of mystery and of magic. They have been a staple of my art interests for more than 20 years. I first heard the term "the color of the night" eleven years ago when driving in a remote area of Utah with two artist friends. A quick turn off the highway onto a dirt road let us into a remote area away from all man-made light. As we exited the SUV, my artist friends started talking about "the color of the night". We stayed and studied the "color" in its purest form for perhaps 20 minutes. It was transformational."  Tim Newton 

This exhibition/competition will encompass ALL varieties of nocturnal art. Twilight/Dusk, Dawn, Urban, Interiors, Landscapes, Figures etc. are all possibilities. No subject is off limits. Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography and computer generated art. Work must be original and completed within the past 3 years. 

Enjoy Nocturne examples from the Newton Collection below


All Tucked In - Hiu Lai Chong

Thunderstorm Over the Midwest from an Airplane Window - Joe McGurl


Moonlit Rendezvous - Christopher Blossom

Sky Full of Stars - John Felsing


Moonlit Farewell - Josh Elliott

Dawn at Ocean Point - Christopher Blossom


Niagara Moonshadows, Psalms 36.9 - Thomas Kegler

Juror Tim Newton                       

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Juror: Tim Newton

An art collector for over 25 years, Tim Newton has amassed a collection of some 300 works in an array of genres—still lifes, figures, landscapes, wildlife works and bronze sculptures. Widely acknowledged for his discerning eye, his is a collection of great diversity which includes pieces by many prominent living master artists including Richard Schmid, Mian Situ,Christopher Blossom, Clyde Aspevig, Sherrie McGraw and Quang Ho among many others. Tim Newton is currently in his third term as Chairman of the Board of the Salmagundi Club, one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. Housed in an historic brownstone mansion in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the nonprofit club has been a meeting place for artists and art aficionados since 1871, offering classes, exhibitions, painting demonstrations, and art auctions throughout the year, both for members and the general public. The club owns a collection of over 1,500 works of art spanning its 140 year history and has a membership of nearly 850 artists and patrons. Tim is the founder and curator of American Masters, an annual art exhibition and sale at the famed Salmagundi Club. Since its inception in 2008, the show has exhibited some of the very best in American contemporary art. Tim created and runs this annual exhibition (as a volunteer) for the benefit of the Salmagundi Club. American Masters proposed and began the fundraising for Salmagundi's gallery renovation that was completed in 2014.  Tim also serves on the Board of the Artists' Fellowship, the Board of Trustees for the Stobart Foundation and the Board of Advisors for the Clark Hulings Foundation. Frequently a judge of art competitions, he has judged the Mystic International Maritime Exhibition at Mystic Seaport, Plein Air Easton in Easton, Maryland, and Oil Painters of America among others.

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