On Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. Southington Arts and Crafts Association will sponsor a painting demonstration by artist, Zufar Bikbov. The main focus of the artist’s work is “plein-air painting with moderate landscape abstraction.” Zufar graduated Cum Laude from Zelenodolsk Art School in his homeland of Russia. He continued self-education with leading artists from the Saint Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts. He is also a graduate of Kazan State Medical University. The free demonstration is open to the public following a brief member’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. The Orchards is located at 34 Hobart St. in Southington.