2020 Youth Scholarship Award

SoCCA and SACA (Southington Arts and Crafts Association) are proud to announce the opportunity for one graduating High School Senior Artist to be awarded a $2000 Scholarship to the Art Institution of their choice.  Students are required to submit an application for review including a student’s portfolio and a biography of their artwork experiences.  Applications must be RECEIVED by April 1. Contact: Mary DeCroce (SoCCA) 860.276.1581, or Bob Rembish (SACA) 860.302.3340 for additional information or questions.

Download the 2020 Scholarship Application HERE:

SoCCA Seeks Art Instructors for Youth and Adult Programming

Southington Community Cultural Arts Center offers classes to youth, adults and to people with disabilities in drawing, painting, printing, photography, sculpture, ceramics, writing, music, jewelry and film making. SoCCA seeks to expand its education programming to introduce new instructors with a long history of experience in arts education at all levels offering innovative approaches to informing students of classical and contemporary techniques within all art medium.

Proposals should include a title to workshop and a workshop description. Those seeking instructing a series of classes over a seven week timeframe should include a syllabus and timeline of topics demonstrated and a description of those techniques participants will experience. A full paragraph description of what will be presented in sessions, and references to facilities organizations and individuals you have worked with in the past should also be included. A brief biography of work history and electronic images to support marketing efforts in listing the sessions in our catalog are also required.

Opportunities are evaluated on a first come basis.


Please Include:
Mobile phone
Decipline medium
History of instruction
Method of teaching
Materials required
Any special studio necessities
Preferred day of week and time of availability beginning November and January excluding Sunday and Monday.

SoCCA/Gift Gallery Artist Submission

Artist interested in consigning artwork inventory to SoCCA Galleries click HERE:

SoCCA invites area fine Artists and Craftsmen and women to submit information and images for consideration to the Gift Gallery and Exhibit Gallery programs.  Individuals aiming to be considered and selected as consignors should fill out the form including uploading images of the artwork and items to be consigned.  Merchandise is to be presented and received by scheduled and confirmed appointments only.  All items received and removed are at the discretion of the organization.  To schedule an appointment or for any questions contact 860.276.1581 Tuesday - Friday Noon - 3:00pm.

SoCCA will be in touch via eMail to confirm receipt of information and images. Then will review materials in a timely manner.

Annual Artisan Showcase at SoCCA - Apple Harvest Festiv al Weekends 2020

SoCCA introduces an indoor Fine Arts and Crafts event to be held Saturday and Sunday of both weekends of the 2020 Apple Harvest Festival. The team at SoCCA is currently in the process of curating this showcase and seeks artists with high quality handcrafted works/products willing to self represent and showcase their works at the event.  The event will also offer scholarship space to two 'Outsider Artists,' a self-taught or naïve in the making of art.

Find more info and an application to jury selection HERE:

Deadline to submit slides for participation, August 15, 2020