Art league, Tunxis to team up for art event

Published on Wednesday, 7 June 2017 21:42
Written by the West Hartford Art League

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.


Joanna Robinson


Jose Aviles


Dorothy Berlinski

New Britain

Jason Bounkhoun

Martiza Ortiz-Guerra


Abbey Sisson

Mei Yang


Jahvon Ferrara

Anthony Losefski

Tedi Vick


Joseph Fazzina

Andrew Palladino

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 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.

Posted in New Britain Herald, , General News on Wednesday, 7 June 2017 21:42. Updated: Wednesday, 7 June 2017 21:44.