Earth and Fire Studio & Gallery

2 Main Street, Essex, CT


Summer Show Opens Week of June 14, 2021

River Valley Artists show year-round at Earth and Fire. Our Summer Show of all new art opens the week of June 14 with a reception Saturday, June 19 from 4 to 6.  Show runs through mid-September. 


(Art by Valley Regional High School students will be shown during May and early June 2021.) 

Annual RVA Studio Tour

September 18 & 19, 2021


A self-guided tour of artist's work spaces in Chester, Essex and Deep River. Opening party at Earth and Fire on the evening of September 18.

Accompanying exhibit at Essex Art Association

10 North Main Street, Essex, CT

Opening Reception: Evening of September 17

Local Scenes at Shell & Bee

500 Main Street, Deep River, CT


Coming in January 2022



River Valley artists are painting together every Tuesday afternoon from now through the fall--creating art featuring beloved scenes from around Essex, Chester and Deep River. Culminates in a  month-long show during January 2022

Cross Lots Exhibit

Coming in April 2022


A show of River Valley Artists’ views in all seasons of the Essex Land Trust preserve, Cross Lots will be on display at the Essex Library during April, 2022.


This special show is co-sponsored by the Essex Land Trust with a portion of the proceeds from sales going to the Trust.