WEST HARTFORD - Tunxis Community College and the West Hartford Art League invite the public to Tunxis Drawing III, a free art event, on Saturday, June 17, from 1-4 p.m. at the West Hartford Art League’s Clubhouse Gallery, 37 Buena Vista Road, West Hartford.
The collaborative event includes many ways to enjoy art, including acrylic painting and watercolor demonstrations, complimentary face painting for children, student artists at work in classrooms, art tables for budding artists, and giveaways.
On exhibit in the gallery, Tunxis students in Susan Strauss’ Drawing III class will have over 200 drawings, paintings and custom-painted motorcycle helmets on display, with special guest illustrator Vincent Vernacatola, a Tunxis alumnus, and Tunxis student Jolouis Nunez.
Drawing III students who will have their art on display are listed by town.
The Drawing III class at Tunxis is part of the college’s visual fine arts associate degree. To learn more about the visual fine arts program at Tunxis Community College, visit tunxis.edu/programs.
Tunxis offers over 60 associate’s degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need.
Tunxis is at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington.
The West Hartford Art League, a 501(c)3 organization, offers year-round classes, monthly exhibitions, and events.