GAA All Member Art Show, Oct. 2-29

The Granby Artists Association is excited to present the GAA All Member Show Oct. 2 through Oct. 29 at the Granby Public Library. In a continuing effort to create a vibrant and supportive community for the arts, the GAA invites its entire membership to show off their talents.

GAA Open Studio Tour returns Oct. 16 & 17

By Lori Catlin Garcia

Members of the Granby Artists Association are excited to again offer the annual Open Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16 and 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants have been working hard for many months creating beautiful works of fine art and functional pieces to wear, adorn your home and give as gifts.

FV Chorale returns to live rehearsals

The Farmington Valley Chorale announces its return to “safe and sound” in-person rehearsals starting Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. Now in its 51st year, the chorale has met virtually since the start of the pandemic.

Remembering September 11, 2001

It’s been 20 years since that tragic day, September 11, 2001—how far away in years, yet how close in my memory it remains.

Insight into the creative process

Name: Avis Akers Cherichetti

Medium: Pottery

Address: 31 Barndoor Hills Road, Granby

Phone: 860-841-8675

Instagram: @avischerichetti

Website: honeyhillpottery.us

Email: hhpots@sbcglobal.net

Member of Granby Artists since: 2002 (charter member)

Avis Cherichetti grew up in a family that made things. Her mother quilted and her father was a woodworker so she grew up knowing it was acceptable to be an artist.

Survivors

How wonderful these days to see people’s smiling faces, to not have to rush indoors to the isolation of the house, to see neighbors out walking and stopping to chat, and to be out and about more in the world.

Granby Artists’ Pop-Up Arts & Crafts at Lost Acres Vineyard

After a long pause due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Granby Artists Association is launching a new event series at Lost Acres Vineyard this summer. We’re all excited to get up, out and into action and the Granby Artists Association is grateful to the Vineyard for this opportunity.