ArtsFest 2014 at transFORM Gallery: Children’s Book Reading, “2nd Nature” Closing Reception and Art Sale

New Rochelle, NY, August 21, 2014 --( ArtsFest returns to transFORM Gallery on Saturday, September 27th from 10am to 8pm, for a day of special events including a book reading and book signing by renowned Children’s Author, Illustrator and Caldecott Medal Winner, Anita Lobel at 4pm. There will be a closing reception, from 5 - 8pm, for our outstanding exhibit, “2nd Nature, Beauty in the Ordinary”. In addition, exclusive discounts will be offered on all exhibited artwork for ArtsFest.

What: ArtsFest 2014 at transFORM Gallery. Book reading and book signing by renowned Children’s Author, Illustrator and Caldecott Medal Winner, Anita Lobel. Closing reception for “2nd Nature, Beauty in the Ordinary”. Discounts offered on all exhibited artwork for ArtsFest.

When: Open - 10am to 8pm. Book Reading - 4pm.

Closing Reception - 5 to 8 pm.

Where: transFORM Gallery, 20 Jones Street, New Rochelle, NY, 10801.

About New Rochelle ArtsFest

Organized by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, ArtsFest highlights the variety of arts and arts venues in New Rochelle and Pelham, with art exhibits, programs and family-friendly activities that spotlight the community’s rich cultural and artistic diversity. ArtsFest will feature art installations in traditional spaces as well as downtown windows, tours of artist’s studios, live music, great food, exciting performances, eclectic shopping and a free “Culture Trolley” providing “hop on - hop off” transportation to the activities taking place in public and private cultural spaces.

About transFORM Gallery

transFORM Gallery, founded in 2009, is the unique combination of a traditional showroom for transFORM’s custom-designed storage systems and a contemporary art gallery hosting many diverse exhibitions a year. The 3,000-square-foot former industrial space contains furnished room settings that help visitors reimagine their home. The art adds sophistication to home offices, becomes the centerpieces for conference and coffee tables, and embellishes closets and entertainment centers. transFORM Art Curator, Kara O’Neill, “There are so many talented and creative people out there that really add to what we do. When artwork is combined with our custom cabinetry, there’s a whole synergistic effect that’s created.”

Since its opening, transFORM Gallery has collaborated with local artists and community arts organizations to support the advancement of the arts. Gallery co-owner, Andreas Mesis, “This is a wonderful opportunity for us. We have a space that supports imagination and innovation, and through that, the community at large.”

transFORM Gallery invites you to a new experience of art and interior design. For more information, visit, call 914.500.1000, email, or visit us at 20 Jones St New Rochelle, NY 10801, Monday-Friday 9 am-6 pm and Saturday 10 am-4 pm.
Donovan Malloy
(914) 500-1014