Wednesday, February 27, 2019

New Website!!

We are in the process of migrating to a new website. Please look at the new site for current and upcoming events and programs. The address is:

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Open Photography Show!!

We are so pleased to announce we will host an Open Photography Show in February and March of 2019. Several local photographers have asked us to do this. We have lined up great judges and a wonderful photography program to coincide with this event. Please go to our NEW website ( to download a prospectus, or stop by Gallery 25.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Open Show 2018!!

Gallery 25 is pleased to present an Open Show for the month of October. Many, many thanks to Claudia Downey, show chairwoman. She did a fabulous job organizing the show and encouraging area artists to participate. Also, thanks to show judges, Susan Grisell, Elizabeth MacDonald, and Charles A. Ray. Judging is a tough job!

Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio is pleased to announce the winners in the 2018 Juried Open Show.  The exhibit includes more than 70 works in oils, acrylic, water-media, pastel, graphics, printmaking, mixed media, and 3-dimensional. Judges for the show were Susan Grisell from Gaylordsville, Elizabeth MacDonald from Bridgewater, and Charles A. Ray from New Canaan.

Best in Show was awarded to Bill Rice for “Wood Duck Feather in Basswood”. Other awards given were: Best in Oil/Acrylic to Tina Underwood for “Bowl of Lemons”; Best Watermedia to Chuck Fulkerson for “Flanders Plein Air”; Best Printmaking/Graphic to Hugh Kapets for “Box Drawing #E3”; Best Pastel/Mixed Media to Christine Mira Vitarello for “Saint Lazare”; Best Artisan Collection/3D to Eugene Marino III for “Untitled 2 (2 Heads)”. Honorable Mention was awarded to Maryilyn McFarland for “Housesitter”, Lorraine Ryan for “Metamorphosis”, and Susan P. Mullins for “La Troisième Fille”. The show continues through Sunday, October 28, 2018.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Call for Artists!!!

 Please request an application by e-mailing:

Monday, July 30, 2018

CT Clay Artists Exhibit in August

We are so pleased to announce a new showing of works by 9 members of the Connecticut Clay Artists. The show will run through the month of August, coinciding with a showing of works by the members of Gallery 25. Additionally, a Wine and Cheese Reception will be held on Saturday, August 11 from 5 to 8 pm. (August 11 is the first day of the New Milford Art Walk!! Another great reason to visit New Milford!!)

Thursday, June 7, 2018


On Saturday, June 9, along with more than 200 other organizations and attractions throughout the state, Gallery 25 will participate in the 14th Annual Connecticut Open House Day – a united celebration of the state’s fascinating world of art, history, and tourism. Sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism (COT), this celebration across the state is designed to broaden awareness among residents of Connecticut’s exceptional cultural and tourism assets.

Saturday will conclude with a reception from 4 to 7 pm introducing the gallery artists' new show entitled,"Our Towns."  This show celebrates the beauty of towns in western Connecticut, the uniqueness of the landscape, or historic attractions. Continuing until July 29, "Our Towns" spans several community activities that may be of interest to New Milford residents, visitors, and artists.

On June 9 and 10, New England Watercolor Society members and other artists join Gallery 25 for “Brushes with Nature”, a special plein air painting event for artists. Four sites will be featured. Artists are asked to pre-register at Gallery 25 and will be given times and directions to painting sites. Participation is free. Gallery hours are noon to 8 on Saturday, and noon to 5 pm on Sunday.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Exploring the Magic of Monotype with Roberta Shea

Local artist Roberta Shea will conduct a Monotype Demonstration for our gallery in New Milford on Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 7 – 9 p.m.  Open to artists and the public, the artist will explore the magic of monotype, a one-of-a kind printing process. Her program is designed to demystify the printmaking process of monotype, to free painters from artistic blocks, and to encourage exploration of the printing process. 
Roberta Shea is a former art teacher and painter/printmaker who exhibits locally and in New Hampshire.  She received her degree in art education from Southern Connecticut State University and taught art at Masuk High School in Monroe. She also attended the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven and studied printmaking with Anna Audette, Washington Arts Association with Anthony Kirk, Woodstock College of Art, and at Yale University.  She is currently a docent at the New Britain Museum of American Art and an exhibiting member of Gallery 25 in New Milford.   
Her residencies include Cill Rialaig Arts Center in County Kerry, Ireland and artist-in-residence at the Durham Public Library in New Hampshire.