Call To Artists

Dog Show

Saturday, July 7, 2018

The Farmington Valley Arts Center is pleased to host a shared fundraising event with local dog rescue organization, Dog Star Rescue. This event will include on-site dog adoption, art activities, raffle prizes and a special dog themed art show and sale. All proceeds from the opening event and sales from the art in the “Dog Show” will be shared by both FVAC and DSR.

We invite all dog lovers and community artists to be a part of this special exhibit in Drezner Visitors’ Gallery. We look forward to a vibrant and inspiring exhibit! “Best in Show” winners will be chosen.

Download Submission Form here

Outdoor Art Market

Saturday, August 4, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

In support of our First Saturday Open Studios event in August, we will be bringing art onto the grass for a fun afternoon outside in the sun.

Do you have art that you would like to sell? Have you been a member of the FVAC community in the past as a student, instructor or studio artist? We welcome you back for this special day.

$20 booth fee for 10 x 10 space. No commission on sales. Bring your own table and tent. Space is limited and is first come, first served. Contact Cindy at to let her know you would like to join us.

Call for Consignment Artists

The Fisher Gift Gallery welcomes new and established artists to display and sell their unique artwork in our contemporary gift shop. Proceeds help to support the many programs of the Farmington Valley Arts Center. Artwork must be made by artists creating their own original works and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Work must express the personal aesthetic of the maker, demonstrate technical skill (attention to detail, design, function and finishes) and appear salable with attention to pricing and product presentation. Works must be made in the USA. All mediums are welcome including jewelry, ceramics, art-to-wear, metal, fibers, painting, glass, wood, paper/book arts, folk art and mixed media pieces.

About the Gift Gallery
The Fisher Gallery offers a unique retail experience throughout the year. Featuring a collection of fine art and crafts from local, regional and national artists. The Gallery offers one-of-a-kind jewelry, wearable art, ceramics, wood and metal work, glass art, paintings and photographs for all gift giving needs.

10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Tuesday –Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Saturday
And by appointment

Elena Gibson, Fisher Gift Gallery Coordinator
Phone: 860-678-1867