Current Member News

Rosemarie T. Anner had a restaurant review in the June 2018 issue of Westchester Magazine. Rosemarie wrote about Cafe Alaia in Scarsdale, New York, a restaurant whose owner hails from Naples, Italy and whose cuisine is earthy, simple and delicious. Rosemarie has been reviewing restaurants for more than 30 years.

Libby Collins’ photograph Twisted Glass was juried into the Flinn Gallery ASOG Annual Members Only Show (Art Society of Old Greenwich). The theme of this show is “Escape” with judge Robert Pillsbury, President of Salmagundi Club NYC. Along with Libby, Maria Friscia garnered a Second Place award in acrylics, Lyn Garelick’s, Fiery Sunset received an Honorable Mention award, and Catherine Stahl’s watercolor, Groovy is not to be missed.

Barbara Ehrentreu’s book After, with six five-star reviews is now in print. It is also available as an ebook. Visit:
You can also find five of her poems in Anthology of Poems, Volume II by The Poet’s Attic.

Time Out recently published two Connecticut stories written by Stasha Healy. One on the state's best museums, ( and the other about its most romantic hotels. Visit: (

Sylvia Felcyn sends all her love from her new home in Georgia. Stay in touch with her: 11350 Woodstock Road, #1332, Roswell, GA 30075.  New telephone number (cell phone) is:  203-833-1713.

Sarah Darer Littman taught the Children’s and YA section at the Yale Writers’ Workshop in June, her third year there. Yale offers general workshops and genre workshops in two different sessions. Something to think about for next year, if you’re interested.

Margaret Mills, pianist, has commissioned four American composers to write new solo piano works for her to be premiered at a concert in December in New York City. The composers include two men, Richard Wilson and Brian Schober, and two women, Betty Wishart and Libby Larsen. Margaret has performed works by these four in the past and is thrilled to have four new works. Details of the December performance will follow.

Roberta Seret would like you to see her United Nations NGO website and view her latest Filmed, Loveless (From Russia). This will mark her 18th Filmed that she created with a 5-year Ford Foundation grant. She screens Filmeds to students at the U. N. Visit: Please click open a picture of a Filmed, use the Password “july07” to access a Filmed. 

Margaret Esmé Simon had a painting included in the 28th Annual Silvermine Student Show at the Silvermine Art Center during the month of June. The painting is entitled A Coffee Pot and a Rose.

Margaret also had a pastel drawing, Freddy, juried into the Art Society of Old Greenwich show at the Bendheim Gallery. Freddy received an Honorable Mention. The juror for the show was Isabella Garrucho, owner of Isabella Garrucho Fine Art, in Greenwich.

The show will run until Friday, July 13. The Bendheim Gallery: 299 on the Avenue, 2nd floor (Greenwich Avenue). Gallery hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday and Sunday, Noon – 4 PM.

Margaret Esmé Simon- A Coffee Pot and a Rose and Freddy

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Lynn Garelick will be conducting the Docent Tours at the Bruce Museum on Friday, July 20th, starting at 12:30 PM.

Stasha Healy reminds us: Greenwich Historical Society and Greenwich Magazine are running a photo contest and they are looking for submissions. Three photos will be published in Greenwich Magazine and displayed at the new campus of the Greenwich Historical Society opening this fall.

Theme: “This Place Matters” Photo Contest
Photo needs to be of Greenwich and 300 dpi (The size necessary for print.)
Submit to:
Full contest details:
Deadline: Friday, July 6

Doris Mady will have her painting Spring Thaw at the New Members Show, Stamford Arts Association, Townhouse Gallery, 39 Franklin Street, until Thursday, July 12th.

Spring Thaw

Heather Sandifer has arranged an Art critique at the Round Hill Church (395 Round Hill Road, Greenwich) on July 10th from 2:30 - 4:30 PM so you can get comments on your entry (or entries) to the Flinn Greenwich Art Society Member Show. (Even if you are not entering the show, you can bring a work to the crit for comment.)

Show Receiving is Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22nd (2-4 PM) at the Flinn Gallery. Only accepted artists are required to gallery sit during open shifts. Work completed prior to 2016 not accepted. 
Theme: Parallel Visions, Realism and Abstraction. Juror: Jenny Harris (The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Painting and Sculpture).

Please RSVP to Heather  The church requires her to be present. She will be there, with her fascinating artwork.