Formerly Coastal Arts Guild of CT

What’s Happening at the Alliance

We Make Art Happen™

We’re a friendly bunch of artists who like to get together and share our creative passions.

The pandemic hasn’t stopped us! We’ve got a full calendar of Zoom events, so come and join us for these great events.

Each month we offer a variety of artist opportunities:

Call for Artists: theme: “Inspired By…learn more here

Monthly Arts Networking Meeting – a free event, the first Tuesday of each month where we share our creative challenge pieces and give/get feedback

Figure Drawing Sessions – both long and short pose and occasionally costumed. 18 years of age or older.

Figure Drawing on Zoom – short, athletic gesture poses, from 1- to 20-minutes
Long Pose Figure Study – after a few warmup poses, the model takes one pose for the remainder of the session

Online Arts Workshops – come polish your skills or learn new ones to enhance your creative pursuits… learn more

Writers’ Group – Meets the second Saturday of each month… learn more

Spotlight on Creatives – the first article in a new series of artist interviews, highlighting members and creatives in the greater Stratford area and others connected with the Alliance… read article.

Here’s our calendar of events:

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Figure Drawing via Zoom 6:15 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
May 5 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month Time: 6:15 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 3:15 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts or[...]
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Unlock Your Inner Designer with Canva 7:00 pm
Unlock Your Inner Designer with Canva @ Zoom Online
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Unlock Your Inner Designer with Canva @ Zoom Online
1 session Online (Zoom) Workshop Thursday, May 6 (1.5 hours) 7:00 – 8:30pm Eastern Time 4:00 – 5:30pm Pacific Time Cost: Arts Alliance of Stratford members: $20 Non members: $25 (7 student minimum) Unlock Your Inner Designer with Canva Learn[...]
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Arts Alliance of Stratford May Writers’ Group 10:00 am
Arts Alliance of Stratford May Writers’ Group @ Sterling House Community Center
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Arts Alliance of Stratford May Writers' Group @ Sterling House Community Center
Calling all writers! Please join us for the May Writer’s Group meeting. In-person attendees will meet at our new home at Sterling House Community Center. Meets the second Saturday of each month. Please note: Due to COVID restrictions, we can’t[...]
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Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom 5:45 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
May 12 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month Time: 5:45 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 2:45 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts, be[...]
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Creative Writing: Understanding the Self 6:15 pm
Creative Writing: Understanding the Self @ Zoom Videoconferencing
May 13 @ 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Creative Writing: Understanding the Self @ Zoom Videoconferencing
1 session Online (Zoom) Workshop Thursday, May 13 6:15 – 9:15pm Eastern Time 3:15 – 6:15pm Pacific Time Cost: Arts Alliance of Stratford members: $30 Non members: $35 (7 student minimum) Register here Beginner to advanced writers welcome. This workshop will[...]
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Figure Drawing via Zoom 6:15 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
May 19 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month Time: 6:15 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 3:15 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts or[...]
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Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom 5:45 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
May 26 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month Time: 5:45 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 2:45 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts, be[...]
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Imagination Practice (May 27) 6:15 pm
Imagination Practice (May 27) @ Zoom Videoconferencing
May 27 @ 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Imagination Practice (May 27) @ Zoom Videoconferencing
1 session Online (Zoom) Workshop Thursday, May 27 6:15 – 9:15pm Eastern Time 3:15 – 6:15pm Pacific Time Cost: Arts Alliance of Stratford members: $30 Non members: $35 (7 student minimum) Beginner to advanced artists of any medium welcome. Like[...]
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