Open Studio Events

Welcome to DeVries Fine Art International,Inc.

DeVries Fine Art International continues to operate in the Barn Studio gallery at River Studios. There are six Open Studios planned for 2021! These events will be limited to 12 people by reservation only. All will take place at River Studios in Middlefield, MA. Open Studios are extremely popular so please reserve early for the date that fits your schedule. (see below)

At Open Studio you’ll witness an exciting bronze casting, weather permitting at 1:30. (In the advent of rain a short video of a bronze pour will be shown inside the studio). Afterwards Andrew explains the intricacies of the ancient lost wax process needed to make his exquisite sculptures.

Following this,  Andrew leads a tour along the Sculpture Trail where you’ll discover forty works displayed in the meadow and wooded groves.

Open Studio finishes at the spacious Barn Studio gallery and culminates with the unveiling of Andrew’s latest creation!The Barn Studio gallery is also where you will find indoor works, both paintings and sculptures that are available for purchase. During this time masks must be worn inside.

Note: Please wear proper walking shoes if you decide to walk the trail and dress according to the weather. The Sculpture Trail in not handicap accessible however the Barn Studio gallery is. There is both hand sanitizer and bug spray available. There are no restroom facilities for visitors at this time.

A visit to see the sculptures and paintings at other times can be made by calling Andrew at the studio (413) 238-7755 or by email.  Please use Google Maps to find us or here are the studio directions. 

Saturday, May 29th, 2021 1-4 p.m.

Open Studio

River Studios

42 East River Road
Middlefield, MA 01243
(413) 238-7755

Join us! for our first Open Studio event of the year on Memorial Day weekend. You’ll witness an exciting bronze casting, weather permitting at 1:30. (In the advent of rain a short video of a bronze pour will be shown inside the studio.) Afterwards Andrew explains the intricacies of the lost wax process needed to make his exquisite sculptures.

Afterwards, he leads a tour along the Sculpture Trail where you’ll discover forty works displayed in the meadow and wooded groves. Please wear proper walking shoes if you decide to walk the trail and dress according to the weather.

Open Studio finishes at the spacious Barn Studio gallery and culminates with the unveiling of Andrew’s latest creation! The Barn Studio gallery is also where you will find indoor works, both paintings and sculptures that are available for purchase. During this time of covid-19 masks must be worn inside.

This Open Studio is fully booked please see others below.

Please use Google Maps to find us or here are the studio directions.

 

 

 

The Sculpture Trail

Saturday, June 19th, 2021 1-4 p.m.

Open Studio

River Studios

42 East River Road
Middlefield, MA 01243
(413) 238-7755

 

Join us! for our Father's Day version of Open Studio. There's a bronze casting, weather permitting at 1:30. (In the advent of rain a short video of a bronze pour will be shown inside the studio.) A lively discussion of the lost wax process follows giving everyone the opportunity to peer into the mystery of Andrew’s creativity.

Following this,  Andrew leads the tour along the Sculpture Trail where you’ll discover works displayed in the meadow and wooded groves. Please wear proper walking shoes if you decide to walk the trail and dress according to the weather.

Open Studio finishes at the spacious Barn Studio gallery and culminates with the unveiling of Andrew’s latest creation! In there you will find both paintings and indoor sculptures available for purchase.

Open Studio events are always extremely popular! This event is fully booked please see others below. Call Andrew or Patricia to reserve your spot (413) 238-7755 or  email.  Please use Google Maps to find us or here are the studio directions.

 

Abstract/Symbolic

Saturday,July 3rd, 2021 1-4p.m.

Open Studio

River Studio, Middlefield MA

River Studios

42 East River Rd.
Middlefield, MA
413-238-7755

This is our third Open Studio event and it's sure to be in demand. These events are limited to 12 people so please call to reserve your space.

There will be a bronze casting demonstration which always thrilling. Molten metal is poured at a temperature of 2100 degrees Fahrenheit into molds to create Andrew's brilliant works in bronze. (weather permitting). After the casting he will present a lecture on the ancient lost wax casting process with a question and answer period.

Following this, Andrew leads the tour along the Sculpture Trail where you’ll discover works displayed in the meadow and wooded groves. Please wear proper walking shoes if you decide to walk the trail and dress according to the weather.

Open Studio finishes at the spacious Barn Studio gallery and culminates with the unveiling of Andrew’s latest creation! In there you will find both paintings and indoor sculptures available for purchase.

This event is always extremely popular and is by reservation only! There are five spaces left for this Open Studio event! Call Andrew or Patricia to reserve your spot (413) 238-7755 or  email.  Please use Google Maps to find us or here are the studio directions.

Video

Saturday, August 21st, 2021 1-4 p.m

Open Studio

River Studio, Middlefield MA

River Studio
42 East River Rd.
Middlefield, MA
413-238-7755

Open Studio is always a crowd pleaser. This year we limit Open Studio events to just 12 people so reserve your spot early!

It’s a rare occasion to witness a bronze casting and come to appreciate all that goes into the ancient lost wax process needed to make Andrew’s exquisite sculptures! (In the advent of rain a short video of a bronze pour will be shown inside the studio.) A lively talk follows the casting then Andrew leads a tour of the Sculpture Trail giving insights of the works along the way. Please wear proper walking shoes if you decide to walk the trail and dress according to the weather.

Open Studio finishes at the spacious Barn Studio gallery and culminates with the unveiling of Andrew’s latest creation!

The Barn Studio gallery is also where you will find indoor works, both paintings and sculptures that are available for purchase. During this time masks must be worn inside. (We are waiting to hear at this writing whether this weekend will be the annual Massachusetts tax free weekend).

Open Studios are extremely popular so please reserve early for this event by calling Andrew or Patricia at the studio (413) 238-7755 or by emailThere are eight spaces left for this Open Studio event.

Please use Google Maps to find us or here are the studio directions.

Come join us in this beautiful country setting and share in the excitement of Open Studio!

 

Dance Paintings

Saturday, September 4th, 2021 1-4 p.m.

Open Studio

River Studio, Middlefield MA

River Studio
42 East River Rd.
Middlefield, MA
413-238-7755

This is our Labor day Weekend edition of Open Studio. It has always been one of the most popular times so please reserve your space early. Open Studio events are limited to only 12 people this year!

Andrew will conduct a bronze “pour,” considered the most exciting moment in the casting process at 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting). At a temperature of 2100 degrees Fahrenheit, this molten metal will be cast into its final shape and you will be witness to the birth of a new sculpture!

Following this,  Andrew leads the tour along the Sculpture Trail where you’ll discover forty works displayed in the meadow and wooded groves. Please wear proper walking shoes if you decide to walk the trail and dress according to the weather.

Open Studio finishes at the spacious Barn Studio gallery and culminates with the unveiling of Andrew’s latest creation! In the gallery you'll see finished indoor bronze sculptures and his vibrant pastel paintings all available for sale.

Open Studio events are always extremely popular! This event is by reservation only. Call Andrew or Patricia to reserve your spot (413) 238-7755 or  email.  Please use Google Maps to find us or here are the studio directions.

 

 

Outdoor Sculpture

Saturday, October 9th, 2021 1-4 p.m.

Open Studio

River Studio, Middlefield MA

River Studio
42 East River Rd.
Middlefield, MA
413-238-7755

This is our last Open Studio of the year and your last opportunity to witness a bronze casting at River Studios!

The fall is one the most beautiful seasons in the Berkshires. It's the perfect time to enjoy a ride to see the autumnal colors and experience the thrill of a bronze casting here at River Studios. A lively talk follows the casting with Andrew explaining the many intricate steps of the ancient process of lost wax casting. A question and answer period follows the talk. (In the advent of rain a short video of a bronze pour will be shown inside the studio.)

Open Studio events are limited to only 12 people this year so please call to reserve your place!

Following this,  Andrew leads the tour along the Sculpture Trail where you’ll discover  works displayed in the meadow and colorful wooded groves. Please wear proper walking shoes if you decide to walk the trail and dress according to the weather.

Open Studio finishes at the spacious Barn Studio gallery and culminates with the unveiling of Andrew’s latest creation! In the gallery you'll see finished indoor bronze sculptures and his vibrant pastel paintings all available for sale.

This last Open Studio event will be extremely popular! It is by reservation only. Call Andrew or Patricia to reserve your spot (413) 238-7755 or  email. There is one space left for this Open Studio event. Please use Google Maps to find us or here are the studio directions.

Join us in this beautiful country setting for our fall Open Studio!

 

Jesters and Musicians

Bronze sculpture by Andrew DeVries

Innocence in the winter at River Studio