Six Summit Gallery
6 Summit St, Ivoryton CT 

Visual Echoes:
Real, Abstract, and otherwise

June 25th - July 27th
Opening Reception June 27th 6:30-9:30Pm

Featuring Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Professors Nancy Gladwell (Hartford Art School)/Roland Becerra (Yale University)

"The human condition and how processing perceptual information affects the way we interface with our worlds. Each work tells a story: some are more psychologically probing, others offer more detached glimpses, and the abstractions yield visceral responses to color/shape stimuli."

At the Beach:  Oil on Panel, Nancy Gladwell

: BA from George Washington University. Studied in Florence, Italy under the tutelage of Nerina Simi. Exhibited in New York City, Chicago and California. MFA from Hartford Art School, University of Hartford in 2001. Two-time recipient of the E T Greenshields Memorial Grant for Painting, and a recipient of the Posey Foundation Grant. Received Award of Excellence from by The Fort Wayne Art Museum for Contemporary Realism Biennial Exhibition 2010. Finalist for the Pollack/ Krasner award for exceptional artwork in 2012. William Bailey, Eric Fischl, Robert Storr, Betty Cunningham and numerous other artists and critics of note have selected her work for prestigious exhibitions and awards. Recently exhibited at Marist College and was a Visiting Artist during Marist College and Lorenzo de Medici’s Venice Biennialle abroad program in Venice, Italy in 2011.

  The Neighborhood: Acrylic on Panel, Roland Becerra   

ROLAND BECERRA: BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; MFA, Yale University, School of Art. Becerra studied at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and The Cleveland Institute of Art. Multiple awards and grants including the Ralph Mayer Prize, Yale School of Art; and the Schickle-Collingwood Prize, Yale School of Art. Becerra has exhibitedthroughout the North East including six solo shows at Rodger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Published in and Philadelphia Enquire. His short film “Dear Beautiful” won the Moving Pictures Magazine animated short film competition and was screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009. “Dear Beautiful” also screened at the L.A. Short Film Festival and Toronto After Dark, where it was awarded Bronze place in the audience choice competition. Becerra’s current project is titled “Agatha”, a 60 min animated film that he has been working on with his wife Kelly Bigelow Becerra for five years and will be completed by late 2015.


Please enjoy fine pre and post reception dining at our neighbor the elegant Copper Beech Inn,, 860-767-0330, for Six Summit Gallery Doors of Perception special $35 prix fix 3 course dinners throughout the exhibition until June. The Copper Beech is .5 miles east of Six Summit Gallery at 46 Main St. in Ivoryton. While you dine at the Copper Beech, enjoy the sculpture of Six Summit represented artists William Kent (1919-2012- Smithsonian, Yale, New Britain Museum of American Art Permanent collections), and Ailene Fields (owner of The Compleat Sculptor) in the lobby and in the dining and bar areas. Please call for Copper Beech for dinner reservations and Six Summit Gallery for art inquiries.

Please find more images at INK Magazine



Vivian F. Zoe, Juror

Director: Slater Memorial Museum
Board of Directors: Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition

1. Judith Chapman, Wine Bottle with Silver Cup

2. Karen Israel, Sea Change

3. Chris Gann, Kreyssig Road

Honorable Mention

Jan Blencowe, The Carrying Place
Jennifer Tilley-Voegtle, Pears & Lemon
Rachel Carlson, Solitary
Elona Pawlezik-Elms, A Wooden Boot

100 piece ongoing exhibiton upstairs and downstairs featuring William Kent and 25 more artists.


We have original work by Steven Assael,Anne Bachelier and Leonor Fini

Anne Bachelier


                                            STEVEN ASSAEL

  Dali Internet Auction 


Six Summit Gallery
6 Summit Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442
(860) 581-8332

Six Summit Gallery is a diverse art gallery located in Historic Ivoryton Village, a section of Essex CT.  Situated half way between New York and Boston, near the shoreline, the Gallery is conveniently reached from Rt. 9 and I-95.

In a warm, intimate setting we display a variety of artwork in diverse media, produced by artists and sculptors from CT and all over the world.  We are open year round and host art, music, and literary events in Ivoryton and New York City.

The range of art work is carefully selected, and is as eclectic and diverse as the setting of Ivoryton Village. Our price points are high, low and everywhere in-between.  Shows are frequent and hung professionally, to achieve a flowing environment in a mixed setting. 

Ivoryton has experienced a major resurgence in the last five years. We are two miles from the Essex Steam Train and half of a mile from the Copper Beech Inn. Restaurants, inns, libraries, antique shops, taverns and world class off-broadway performances are all within walking distance.  Ivoryton is a beautiful mix of classic and forward beauty with amenities usually found in towns or cities much larger.  We are near where the Connecticut River meets the Long Island Sound.  Relax, Provoke, Perplex.

We are a 2 miles down the road (away from Rt. 9) from the internationally renowned Essex Steam Train,

We are a half a mile down the road (away from Rt. 9) from the 4 Star Copper Beech Inn,

We across street from Ivoryton Playhouse,

TRAIN  From NYC  Grand Cental Station

Taxi Services from Train:           Essex Taxi, Essex, CT :  860.767.7433.


From South/West. New York, New Haven:
Get on I-95 North. Get off at Exit 65, Westbrook. Take a left at end of ramp onto Rte. 153. Travel four miles to the third traffic light. At light turn left. At the next light, turn left. The gallery is located one and one-half miles on the right, at 6 Summit Street.

From East. New London, Niantic:
Get on I-95 South. Get off at Exit 69. Bear right onto Rte. 9N. Get off at Exit 3. Go left at end of exit ramp. Continue straight through on Rte. 154/ Main Street for approximately two and one-half miles. The gallery is located on the right, at 6 Summit Street.

From North. Hartford, Middletown:
Get on Rte. 9 South. Get on Rte. 9 North. Get off at Exit 3. At end of exit ramp, take a right. Continue straight through on Rte. 154/Main Street for approximately two and one-half miles. The gallery is located on the right, at 6 Summit Street in the center of Ivoryton Village.

From Old Saybrook:
Get on Rte. 9 North. Get off at Exit 3. At end of exit ramp, take a left. Continue straight through on Rte. 154/Main Street for approximately two and one-half miles. The gallery is located on the right, at 6 Summit Street in the center of Ivoryton Village.


We are a diverse art gallery.

Wed: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat: 12:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm
- 4:00 pm

Appointments Accepted

Receptions Available
1 860.581.8332

                                                      STEVEN ASSAEL


                      Steven Assael                                                  Steven Assael
Anne Bachelier