Monday, November 8, 2010

Autumn Light Studio And Gallery Opens in Avon, Connecticut

Christopher Hayes Opens A Contemporary Gallery Featuring Local And National Artists In Avon. Connecticut

Stained Glass artist Christopher Hayes has taken the big leap and opened "Autumn Light" a beautiful Contemporary multi-media art gallery and studio on Route 44 in Avon, Connecticut.
Formerly the home of a longtime paint and wallpaper store, "Autumn Light" has been completely remodeled and transformed into an upscale gallery featuring Blown glass, Fused Glass, pottery, Metal craft, Wood craft, Textiles, Jewelry, Collage, Photography, Mixed Media and more.

Featuring Local And National Artists

Christopher has filled the gallery with pieces from his own collection as well as consigned work from local and National artists. With a knack for styling and interior design, Christopher has created an exciting gallery showcasing a fresh array of artists, may who have not exhibited in this area previously.

Art Workshops Planned

While the main gallery is complete, plans for ongoing workshops and art classes are underway and will be held at the same location in specially designed classroom areas, Christopher hopes to involve the exhibiting artists in conducting programs on painting, pottery, crafting etc.

Christopher Attends Savannah College Of Art

Christopher attended Savannah College of Art and design. where he studied Architecture, Interior Design and Historic Preservation. With a a desire to study Building Preservation and restoration he transferred to Belmont Technical College in 1996. It was at that time that he developed a passion for Stained Glass arts. In 1997 Christopher was the recipient of the prestigious Dorothy l Maddy Scholarship from The Stained Glass Association of America.

The Gallery is still accepting applications from artists who may wish to exhibit

Autumn Light Studio & Gallery
304 west Main Street
Avon CT, 06001

(860) 674 - 9869
Monday Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 - 6

Thursday 10 - 7:30
Saturday 10 - 5 Sunday 11- 4

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