Drezner Gallery

The Esther B. Drezner Visitors’ Gallery showcases artists’ work in a variety of media. Exhibitions of local and regional artists are featured in solo and group exhibitions.

Also, stop by the Fisher Gallery. The Fisher Front Space is dedicated to small community exhibits and the adjoining Fisher Gift Gallery offers a unique retail experience throughout the year, featuring a collection of fine art and craft from local, regional and national artists. Handmade pieces include one-of-a-kind jewelry, wearable art, ceramic, wood and metalwork, glass art, paintings, prints, and photographs. Fisher Gallery is dedicated to bringing the best of Connecticut to the Farmington Valley. Off to Fisher Gallery →


MONDAY-FRIDAY: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
SATURDAY: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
And by appointment

May 2023

Kindred Spirits
Paper Art, Prints and Drawings


From marine life forms to the world of tree bark and lichen, this two-woman show explores nature, real and imagined.

Artists' Talk by Jo Lynn Alcorn and Lilla Samson
Saturday, May 20, 2023 (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Jo Lynn and Lilla will share the inspiration and process behind their work in the Drezner Gallery exhibit "Kindred Spirits." They met as students at the Rhode Island School of Design and formed an enduring friendship that has lasted for over 50 years!

June 2023

Artist in Residence Exhibit


You are invited to FVAC's Artist in Residence exhibit "PROCESS / PROGRESS / PROCESS", featuring Jordan Alexandre's work in the Drezner Gallery. Jordan Alexandre's utilization of various materials such as wood, metal, fabric, paper, and ink to express surreal and abstract concepts with a psychiatric twist adds an interesting dimension to his artwork. His thought-provoking and visually stimulating pieces delve into the complexities of the human mind. Meet Jordan Alexandre during the Opening Reception, get a peek into his artistic process and learn more about his progress during the six-month residency.

Exhibit Dates: June 3 – 24, 2023
Opening Reception: June 3 (2-4 pm)

About Jordan Alexandre
About the Artist in Residence Program

July 2023

Signs of the Times
Mike's Painted Signs

Exhibit Dates: July 1 – 29, 2023
Opening Reception: TBD

August 2023


Exhibit Dates: August 5 – 26, 2023
Opening Reception:

October 2023

FVAC Student Show 2023

Exhibit Dates: October 7 – 28, 2023
Opening Reception: October 7 (2-4 pm)

November 2023

Open Call Juried Show (Theme TBD)

Exhibit Dates: November 4 – 25, 2023
Opening Reception: November 4 (2-4 pm)
Exhibit Juror:

The Farmington Valley Arts Center will be mounting an open call juried exhibit which will feature 2D and 3D artwork.

2D and 3D artwork in all media will be considered. Prizes will be awarded and ceremony will take place in the Drezner Visitors' Gallery during the opening reception at 3 pm.

Submission info and entry form follows

December 2023

Artist in Residence Exhibit

Exhibit Dates: December 2 – 23, 2023
Opening Reception: December 2 (2-4 pm)

About the Artist in Residence Program