December 5, 2012

Holiday Countdown

Yikes!  It's really December and the rush is on (I am never ready for this!).  Find a few moments to see the beauty and enjoy the laughter.  Here are a few events to set you in the mood:

And save the date to join us at the
Holiday Exhibit & and Sale in Blue Back Square
featuring work by over 80 artists!!
Opening Thursday, December 6, 5:30 - 8 p.m. during the Holiday Stroll
59 Memorial Road (the old Stride-Rite location)

Opening Sunday December 2, from 1-4 p.m. 

CT Watercolor Society
Clubhouse Gallery 

Faculty Exhibit
Saltbox Gallery

37 Buena Vista Road, West Hartford, CT
(860) 231-8019  |

Currently on exhibit until December 10 in Donaldson Gallery in the Olin Arts and Science Center are works by Bob and Cindy Stafford. Many of you know Bob who has worked at Miss Porter's School for over thirty years. He is often carving the wood he has found. Bob's wood carvings are painted by Cindy and the show includes several of Cindy's paintings. Cindy is employed at the Bristol Library and loves to paint Bob's carvings.

Paintings by Connecticut based artist Bill Revill –
New England Landscapes & Seascapes
November 30, 2012 through January 25, 2013
Monday - Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Sunday -12pm - 4pm
Mary C. Daly RSM Art Gallery
Mercy Center at Madison

167 Neck Rd., Madison
All pieces are for sale with a portion of the proceeds
benefitting Mercy Center.
For 203.245.0401 or visit

What's up at FVAC

Yarn bombing:  not your grandma's graffiti!

Farmington Valley Arts Center studio artists open their doors for the holiday season.  Join us Sat. 12/8 for CHOCOL'ART - something to tempt you in every studio (the best of both - art AND chocolate!) 10 - 4 pm. and the following Sat. 12/15 for Open Studio Saturday.  20 artists' studios open each weekend for your enjoyment and holiday wish list, in a unique setting of the Arts Center, featuring painting, photography, ceramics, printmaking, mixed media, jewelry, fiber and more.  


25 Arts Center Lane
Avon, CT 06001
find out more about us:
Phone: 860.678.1867
Fax: 860.674.1877
Find A. Balkun Studio upstairs in 6B