White House thanks Rose Sigal Ibsen

ASCA member Rose Sigal Ibsen received this lovely letter from the White House for her thoughtful gift of the first family names in her distinctive calligraphy style.  Congratulations Rose!   here is a youtube of Rose demonstrating her expertise. click here for video demonstration of Rose at work

Mara Szalajda

Mara Szalajda exhibiting with Studio 26 Gallery       http://www.studio26nyc.org/   Asian Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong March 12-15, 2015 In 2015 the Asia Contemporary Art Show Spring Edition is moving to March.  The 6th edition of the Show welcomes exhibitors from five continents – from Hong Kong, China and most parts of Asia, to Australia, North and South […]

Diverse Impressions

  Review of the ASCA show Diverse Impressions by Marie R. Pagano taken from Gallery and Studio magazine January 2014        

New Members

Welcome Mara Szalajda http://studiomara.com/ My paintings speak from my heart; they are a language of passion, truth, and the wonder of living with an active consciousness. They speak for my brain that needs to tell you how I see the world. My paintings are not affected by the whim or mood of the day but […]


ASCA JURYING 2013 Estelle Levy, New Members Chair Many thanks are extended to Lois and Ray Shanfeld for their gracious hospitality; the ASCA Jurying on October 7, 2013 was held in their home.  Bobby Schiller, our President, attended and instructed the jurors about the jurying process.  Additional thanks go to Linda Butti, Helen Henry, Marie […]

Berkeley College, Artists of Quality

Berkeley College: 255 Duffield Street Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201 EXHIBITION DATES:  October 1, 2013-December 27, 2013 RECEIVING DATE:  Friday, September 27, 2013  11:00am-2:00pm RECEPTION DATE: Saturday, October 5-  1:00pm-3:00pm REMOVAL DATE: December 26, 2013 11:00am-2:00pm Exhibition hours:  9:00AM-8:00pm Tuesday-Saturday (closed Sunday and Monday) BERKELEY COLLEGE PRESENTS ARTISTS OF QUALITY –   THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CONTEMPORARY […]

ASCA’ s 96th Annual Exhibition

ASCA’ s 96th Annual Exhibition-“Diverse Impressions”  RECEPTION: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013  2:00-4:30PM  EXHIBITION DATES  Nov.5, 2013-Nov.17, 2013 The High Line Loft  526 West 26th StChelsea) N.Y. 10001  5D

“Impressions from Nature”

María de Echevarría “Impressions from Nature” Reception: Thursday Oct. 24, 5-7:30 Oct.17 – Nov. 22, 2013.  PM hours: 9-5 PM, Mon-Fri. More info. 212-870-2200. The Interchurch Center-Treasure Room Gallery 475 Riverside Drive (at 120th Street) New York, NY 10115

The American Art Union

http://www.philaprintshop.com/aau.html   Gathering funds by subscriptions, the Union purchased and then redistributed paintings and engravings, creating a structure that made high art accessible to the middle class. from Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (The History of New York City) The Panic of 1837 had disrupted Manhattan’s patronage system. Cole, Sully, and […]