Artists at Farmington Valley Arts Center, 25 Arts Center Lane, in Avon have been cleaning out their attics, garages and studios for an unusual tag sale on Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Throughout the center, prints, paintings, canvases, easels, frames, jewelry, paints and art supplies, furniture, collectibles and other one-of-a-kind objects will be on display and on sale, and studios and the gift shop will be open as well. Information: www.ARTSFVAC.org.
Fashion becomes art and art becomes fashion at “The Art of Style: Fine Art & Contemporary Fashion,” an exhibit of paintings, collage, sculpture and ceramics opening Thursday, May 1, at BodyTalk Boutique in Avon.
The Fuse Factory Artists, a group of women artists from the Farmington Valley Arts Center, will pair their creations with clothing from the store’s spring collection to create vignettes that will be on display throughout the store.
The public is invited meet the artists and view the works at a complimentary wine and cheese reception on Thursday, May 1, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Art will be on exhibit throughout the month of May. Bodytalk Boutique is at 21 East Main Street/Route 44 in Avon. Information: 860-678-7855.
This group of accomplished artists includes Candace Abbott, Ginny August, Annette Baser, Susan Brereton, Claire Fish, Betsy Gardner, Fran Hoffnagle, Danielle Langford, Estelle Laschever, Melissa Meredith, Avis Turner and Dianne Zweig.
Invited by the manager of Bodytalk Boutique a women’s contemporary clothing store in Avon, “The Fuse Factory Artists” will be launching their very first community event on May, 1, 2014.