Our plein air group, known as Connecticut Shoreline Artists (CTSA) and Madison Art Society plein air group (and other artists) will be participating in a large plein air event at the Hammonassett section of the Shoreline Greenway Trail on Saturday morning, April 2, from 9 - 12. This event is being sponsored by the Madison volunteers of the Shoreline Greenway Trail.
The event is widely advertised and filled with trail walkers who love to stop and talk and look at your paintings. This year there might be an option for a show later on at Friends & Co for these plein air paintings.
As the park isn't officially open in April, we can park at the campground or at the large field east of the park entrance (used by the Friends of Hammonasset to sell Christmas trees and shrubs and flowers in season). The Trail volunteers will drive people to various access points of the trail, if needed.
The beginning of the Shoreline Greenway Trail is the boardwalk on your right before the entrance booths. There are some gorgeous marsh views before starting the boardwalk and even along the boardwalk. You can park in the campground as it’s a short walk from the visitor parking lot (take your first right after the entrance booths and then a right again into the parking lot). Beneath the pine trees on the north side of the parking lot, you will see a trodden down grassy/dirt area that leads you to the boardwalk.
Let me know if you think you might attend so I can give the Greenway Trail organizer some estimate of the number of painters. Email me:
sbrown(at)snet(dot)net (plug in the appropriate symbols, you all know them)