The Gallery on the Green opened its doors in 1960 becoming one of Connecticut’s longest running artists cooperatives. Incorporated as the Canton Artists Guild, the Gallery has offered artists and those interested in the arts a varied program of cultural activities. For artists, the Gallery on the Green is a place to exhibit and sell work. For the public, it is unique atmosphere to appreciate and acquire fine art.
Canton Artists’ Guild
Connecticut's Oldest Running Artists' Guild
Celebrating 50+ years of art, artists and community!
Gallery on the Green by Kent McCoy
Calling Artists and Art Lovers!!
We welcome all who would like to become part of our cooperative community. The Canton Artists’ Guild is a diverse group of people and we provide a forum for exhibiting and see art, meeting artists and networking. Come see what we are all about. -Invitations to gallery show receptions and other events -Receive a prospectus to the yearly Open Juried Show -Receive our Newsletters -See/participate in member and group shows -Submit proposals for a solo show -Participate in up to an average of 7 shows a year
There are two general types of membership: Artist Membership and Non-Artist/Donor Membership.
1. Artist Memberships:
All artist members must be juried in. This is done monthly at the Board meeting. Artists must drop 3 pieces of original art off with the gallery sitters during the gallery’s open hours, letting them know that they are to be stored, for jurying at the next Board meeting. Please e-mail email@example.com to tell us you have dropped of pieces. Full contact information is needed. An artist statement, bio, CD may also be provided. No slides, please. You will be contacted after the next Board meeting and informed of the decision.
Artist Memberships are in various categories:
-Artist Volunteer: $100 a year plus 28 hours of volunteer work required
Artist Volunteer Senior (over 65 years): $75 a year plus 28 hours of volunteer work required
Artist Non-Volunteer: $225 a year -Artist Non-Volunteer Senior (over 65 years): $175 a year
University Student: $50 plus 12 hours of volunteer work required
High School Student: Free plus 12 hours of volunteer work required
2. Non-Artist/Donor Memberships:
Non-Artist/Donor Memberships are in various categories which are noted below.
These are tax deductible to the extent of the law, as we are a non-profit organization. There is no membership form as such for this category; simply send a check, with your contact information, to the Treasurer, Canton Artists’ Guild, Box 281, Canton, CT 06019 The Non-Artist/Donor Membership categories are: -Contributing: $30 a year -Sustaining: $40 a year -Patron: $65 a year -Capital Fund: $100 a year -Angel: $250 a year.
We look forward to your joining our community!!!
Canton Gallery on the Green Board Members:
President - Kristin McNally
Vice President - Mark Snyder
Secretary- Kent McCoy
Treasurer - Lauren McCoy
Arlene Pomaski -Gallery Shop
Peggy Dembicer -Social Media
Shirley Mae Neu- Reception & Orientation
Steph Dascanio-Building and Grounds
Mark Snyder- Graphic Design/ Post cards
Deborah & Michael Sacks- Publicity
Renée S. Hughes -Website