CATA’s 2021 Annual Art Show I Am a Part of Art

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CLARK ART INSTITUTE: July 3 – September 12, 2021
LICHTENSTEIN Center for the Arts: July 1-31, 2021
ONLINE: Virtual Exhibit launching mid-July 2021

Come see the work of CATA artists in our annual art show, I Am a Part of Art! Now there are THREE ways to enjoy the exhibit: in person at the Clark Art Institute and the Lichtenstein Center for the Artists—and online at CATAarts.org.

Abstract painting by Pat Butler with turquoise background and black, red, and yellow paint drips.
Pat Butler “Organized Chaos” (2019)

CLARK ART INSTITUTE Lunder Center at Stone Hill
EXHIBIT: July 3 – September 12, 2021 (FREE)
HOURS: Daily 10am-5pm
227 South Street, Williamstown, MA (map)

LICHTENSTEIN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
EXHIBIT: July 1 – July 31, 2021 (FREE)
HOURS: Wed-Fri 11am-3pm and by appointment
28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield, MA (map)

ONLINE: Virtual Exhibit launching mid-July 2021

MEET THE ARTISTS Event: Thursday, July 29 from 12-12:30pm
Join us for a free, virtual celebration! The half-hour, live streamed event will feature interviews with CATA artists, curators from the Clark and Lichtenstein, and a behind-the-scenes tour of the exhibit. RSVP HERE.


CATA’s Annual Art Show I Am a Part of Art features more than 150 paintings and drawing by artists with disabilities from across Berkshire County, MA and Columbia County, NY.

The exhibit is spans two locations: the Clark Art Institute’s Lunder Center at Stone Hill in Williamstown, MA and the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield, MA. Additionally, the entire exhibit will be available to view online in a vibrant, multimedia exhibit, launching in July 2021.

The exhibit is the culmination of hundreds of CATA visual arts workshops serving teens, adults, and elders with disabilities. Through these year-round workshops, CATA artists grow creatively, learn new techniques, and find community working side by side with others. Throughout the pandemic, CATA artists have continued to connect and create art in online workshops. Many of the works in this exhibit were created during this period.

ALL ARTWORK IS AVAILABLE FOR SALE! Purchase CATA artwork and support CATA artists. Every sale supports commissions for the individual artists. To purchase artwork, contact Kara Smith at KARA@CATAarts.org. Additionally, artwork will be available to purchase through our online webshop in late July, 2021.

I Am a Part of Art is sponsored by Berkshire Life Charitable Foundation, October Mountain Financial Advisors, Berkshire Magazine, Frames on Wheels, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and other generous supporters.

Click the artwork below to preview the exhibit:


Your support helps to share the talents of CATA artists with our community. Please join us by making a gift today.