Art of the Northeast 2005
Easton, Ct 4/18/05—Robert January’s drawing Janice in Chair has been accepted into Art of the Northeast 2005 by juror Elizabeth Smith, Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Reception is Friday May 6. Show dates are May 4-June 10, Silvermine Galleries, New Canaan. Public is invited.
January has been drawing and sculpting only since 1999. He studied with a variety of fine artists at Silvermine School of Art, Lyme Academy and National Academy of Design School 1999-2003. In this short amount of time he has been juried into numerous local, national and international shows with noted jurors while winning prizes for drawing and painting, including the celebrated Salon d’Automne in 2004, Paris, France, a show that launched the careers of Cezanne, Matisse and Picasso.
He was also juried into Gallery Solos 2005, Westport Art Center; Art of New England 2004, Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, Ct.; Art on Paper 2004, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD; Audubon Artists Annual Juried Show 2003, New York, NY; The Portrait (2003), John Slade Ely House, Brush & Palette Club, New Haven, Ct; National Academy of Design (NAD) Juried School Annual Show 2003, National Academy of Design Museum, Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; and its Lincoln Center Show 2004, New York, NY.
His prior career was in journalism and the international energy business. Janice in Chair, 25 x 31 inches, chalk on gray hand made paper, is available in jpg, slide or glossy print.