106th Annual Exhibition 2017

panoramic photo by Leonard P. Hellerman

2017 Juried Results

Host Gallery

106th Annual Exhibition 2017

June 16 - July 29, 2017

Entry Information

    Online - Online entries are now closed.

    Carry-in - Sunday June 11, and Monday June 12, 11 - 5pm at the Mystic Museum of Art
    Live Jury Day: Tuesday, June 13

      Opening Reception

      • Thursday, June 29, 2017   5:3o - 7:30pm


    • Mystic Museum of Art
        • 9 Water Street, Mystic, Connecticut 06355
          Open 11:00 - 5:00pm daily

      Artist Entry

      • Open to all artists. One or two works may be submitted. All fine arts media: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, fiber, collage.
    • For CAFA members only, those who submit one or two pieces online and are not accepted may submit a third piece, not one of the on-line submittals, as a carry-in for no additional charge.
    • Work must not have been previously shown at the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts or the Mystic Museum of Art.
    • Terms and Conditions

    • There are two ways to enter:
        • Online: until April 17
        • Carry-in: Sunday, June 12 and Monday, June 13, 11 - 5pm at the Mystic Museum of Art

      Submission Information

      • Instructions for the shipping of accepted artwork click here
      • Entry Fee

        • Maximum of two entries per artist
        • $30 for first entry, $20 for the second
          • Note: CAFA Members, second entry is free

Important Dates

    Notification of All Entries and Awards

  • Jury results will be posted on this site
  • Post Dates:
      • Online Entry: May 22
      • Carry-in Entry: June 15


  • Mystic Museum of Art is allowing 1/2 hour free parking for drop off and pick up.
  • Pickup for Unaccepted Work

    • Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, 11 - 5pm at the Mystic Museum of Art

    End of Show Pickup

    • Sunday, July 30 and Monday, July 31, 11 - 5pm at the Mystic Museum of Art


  • CAFA Awards
    • Best of Show$1000
    • Second Place$600
    • Third Place$400
    • Fourth Place$300
    • President's Award$250
    • Sculpture $200
    • Drawing$100
    • Painting$100
    • Photography$100
    • Graphics$100
    • Pastel$100
    • Mixed Media$100
  • Past Sponsored Awards
    • Art Spirit Foundation, Dianne B. Bernhard Award for a Pastel  
    • Allied Artists of America: Painting Award  

2017 Jurors

    Emilia Dubicki
    Emilia Dubicki is a New Haven, Connecticut based artist, showing work nationally and internationally. Most recently, summer 2016, she had a show at the Fred Giampietro Gallery in New Haven. Predominantly an abstract painter, Emilia is also interested in representational work and working on paper with various mediums. She has received residencies from the I-Park Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center; and the Wurlitzer Foundation. Her paintings are in numerous private and corporate collections.

    Deborah Quinn-Munson
    Deborah's work is in many private and corporate collections throughout the country. Deborah is an elected Signature Member of The Pastel Society of America, Connecticut Pastel Society and the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod. Other elected memberships include the Salmagundi Club in NYC, Copley Society of Art in Boston and the Providence Art Club. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Arts and Liberal Studies from Wesleyan University, and has studied at Lyme Art Academy of Fine Arts and deCordova Museum School.

    Her work is known for its bold color, energetic line, and strong composition, which are primary to her as a painter to convey a powerful image filled with atmosphere and light. Deborah's involvement in art includes working as a commercial artist, potter, photographer, and teacher. Currently, she paints at Quinn-Munson Studio in Chester, Connecticut.