Pamela Hovland, from Yale University, and Sophia Gevas, from Silvermine Arts Center, have been named the jurors for the Pequot Library's Art Show Fundraiser. Philip Eliasoph, professor of art history at Fairfield University, is the honorary art show chairman.

Hovland is a graphic designer and senior critic in graphic design at the Yale University School of Art.

Gevas is outreach education director at Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan and the founding director of the Gallery of Contemporary Art at Sacred Heart University.

The art show and sale runs Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 20, from noon to 5 p.m. The theme of this year's 16th annual show is "Living with Art: Creating Conversations."

Other events on art show weekend include a preview party and gala on Friday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m.; A Pop Art collage workshop, "Cerealism!," presented by New York pop artist Michael Albert, inventor of "cerealism," for children on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and "An Art Gallery Afternoon Experience," also on Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m.

The gallery walk will include Southport Galleries, ARC Fine Art, Troy Fine Art, Amy Simon and the Bruce S. Kershner Gallery.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, the program "Connoisseurship and Collecting on a Budget" will be presented at 2 p.m. by Aviva Lehmann, director of American Art at Heritage Auctions. Lehmann previously served as vice president and specialist in the American Art department at Christie's.

All entries will be juried for best in show and honorable mention. Best in show receives a 2014 solo exhibition in the Perkin Gallery at Pequot Library. Sale proceeds are split between the artist and Pequot Library.

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