February 09 2016

Lyme Academy College 40th Annual Student Exhibition holds Opening Reception February 12

OLD LYME, CONN. - The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts’ 40th Annual Student Exhibition opens to the public on Feb 5.

Rocky Relationship by Cody Avery, a junior from Groton, Conn.

The show will open with a reception on Friday, Feb 5, from 5-7 p.m. in the Chauncey Stillman Gallery located on Lyme’s campus at 84 Lyme Street in Old Lyme and will run through April 2.

The 40th Annual Student Exhibition is a juried exhibition and will include work by students majoring in drawing, illustration, painting, and sculpture. Art works will be for sale and the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

“The Annual Student Exhibition is a celebrated event for the campus and the community,” said Todd Jokl, campus dean.  “It is an exhibition that displays the high-quality work of our students.”

The exhibit is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is a college of the University of New Haven. Its mission is to educate aspiring artists through a rigorous studio curriculum rooted in figurative and representational art. The College offers a comprehensive liberal arts education essential for advanced critical and creative thought. For more information, visit

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 the university enrolls approximately 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates.

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