Encourage artistic achievement and excellence in the arts.
Recognize a diversity of style & medium.
Provide a forum to advance the efforts of accomplished artists.
In 1910 the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts was established by a group of
renowned Connecticut Artists who enjoyed a National reputation. Their goal
was to promote the art of area members. They achieved this through the
Annual Salon show, a juried exhibition which held high standards of artistic
ability. Artists could gain membership by proving themselves in the jury
Academy is still an active organization of artists members. We are a
non-profit organization supported by the membership. All of the leadership
positions and exhibition activities are performed by volunteers dedicated
to the preservation of this organization and the values it represents.
In keeping with our long standing tradition we hold yearly exhibitions
which are open competitions. All artists are encouraged to enter their