First Thursday Fellows ART Talk -                                            a virtual event March 2, 2023

Celebrate four Civita Institute Fellows whose projects exemplify creative excellence! Inspiring and heart-warming, this virtual event features a 10-minute video and a 5-minute live Q&A conversation with each Fellow. 

Seattle-based artist and teacher, Civita Institute Fellow Janet Neuhauser will alter your perspective of Civita di Bagnoregio as you gaze at Pinhole Photographs from Civita and her fascinating, unaltered pinhole juxtapositions.

New York City-based artist and professor, Civita Institute Northeast Chapter Fellow Claudia Sbrissa will present her exploratory composition of rubbings of the bridge to Civita entitled La Via Stellata (The Starry Way).

Seattle-based artist and educator, Civita Institute Fellow Jean Hicks will spin delight with Fiber Animals, Botanical Dyes, Gardens, and Cats about Tuscan textile history, felt millinery, and traditional native dyes of Civita.

Portland, Oregon-based artist and teacher, Civita Institute Astra Zarina Fellow Shelley Socolofsky will share her story entitled Lars/ Lares about a woven tapestry based on a digital collage of Casa Greco and the geomorphology of Civita.

First Thursday Fellows Art Talk is a Membership event supporting future Fellows, and the facilities and archives of the Civita Institute in Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy.

To register for the virtual event click the PayPal button at the lower right by 2:00 pm PST on March 2. In the comment box, identify your Civita Institute Membership status as:

  • Active Member, paying $50 to attend
  • New Member, paying $75 to join, to start year one of a 3-year member benefit, and attend
  • Lapsed Member, paying $125 to resume my 3-year benefit, and attend.

A link to join the event will be emailed to you shortly before the event. Email with questions. 

Remember: three consecutive years of membership provides a 3-night member stay in the facilities of the Civita Institute. 

Join us and support the Civita Institute!

The Civita Institute is an all-volunteer, member-supported 501.c.3 nonprofit. 100% of your donations support the programs that "promote and inspire creative excellence, education, and cultural exchange through exploration of the unique qualities of Italian hill towns.”