Thursday, October 18, 2012

Farmington Valley Arts Center Features Studio Artists In New Virtual Art Gallery

Visiting The Farmington Valley Arts Center Online Gallery

Exciting ART happenings are in progress at the Farmington Valley Arts Center in Avon, Ct.  Check out FVAC's new easy to use website  where you will find information about  studio artists, art classes, workshops, events, programs, exhibits, gift shop and more.


Art For Everyone 
Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Jewelry, Ceramics, Textiles, Illustration, Textile Art, Chair Weaving. Assemblage Art, Wearable Art, Collage, Mixed Media, Functional Art  

Explore Exciting Artwork Online

Before visiting FVAC in person, you can also get to know over 20 studio artists and FVAC calendar listings by viewing  artist work and FVAC  events right on your iPad, computer or mobile device. The Center invites you to explore the artwork of the Studio Artists online in a brand new virtual gallery . The Farmington Valley Arts Center is located a lovely wooded, country setting off Route 44 in Avon. Avon, CT. Avon is part of a region of Connecticut known as the Farmington Valley.  

The Farmington Valley Arts Center offers      working artist studios, art classes, weekend workshops, art lecturers, two galleries, special events, a gift shop plenty of holiday related celebrations.

Artist In Residence Program

A very exciting project of FVAC is the Artist in Residence Program which allows young or emerging artists an opportunity to study and create at the center for three months sponsored by a local patron or business. A great deal of effort is made to attract artists to the center to try out the environment and engage with other artists who lease space at the center.

Come Visit FVAC During Candle Light Season Events

November 16th. 2012 

Be sure to visit  FVAC during the annual Candle Light 2012 opening event, Friday, November 16th from 6-9 pm at The Farmington Valley Arts Center. The Center will also be open the following day, Saturday, November 17th.  and the following weekend as well. 

Candle Light Season 2012 At The Farmington Valley Arts Center

The Candle Light season is when the FVAC extends open house days inviting members of the community to visit artists in their studios, take part in special event and  workshops, shop for the holidays and visit the two galleries on site. To learn more about The Farmington Valley Arts Center  and a  calendar of events visit


Landscape painting
FVAC artist Candace Abbott

Dog portrait
Melissa Croghan

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