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May
28
2016

Celebrate the Latin American and Spanish Song at Brandon Music with 8 Cuerdas

Celebrate the Latin American and Spanish Song at Brandon Music with 8 Cuerdas Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

As the 8 Cuerdas duo, American soprano Sarah Cullins and Colombian guitarist Daniel Gaviria combine their classical training and experience with their love of traditional Latin American and Spanish rhythms and folklore, exploring the multiple musical identities of Latin America and the origin of many of its influences, the Iberian Peninsula. The duo will present a beautiful program celebrating Spanish and Latin American classical song, including audience favorites such as Heitor Villa-Lobos' haunting ‘Bachianas Brasilerias’ and Joaquín Rodrigo's romantic ‘Aranjuez, Ma Pensee’. The evening will be guided by the duo's entertaining explanations and anecdotes about the composers and their music and will also feature Gaviria in a number of works for solo guitar. Show $20. Dinner & show $40 (see the menu online). Reservations are required for dinner and recommended for the show. BYOB.

Time: 5/28/16 7:30pm
Location: Brandon Music - 62 Country Club Rd. Brandon, VT 05733, Brandon
May
28
2016
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May
29
2016

Open Studio at Karen Deets Stained Glass

Open Studio at Karen Deets Stained Glass
Description:

Karen Deets Stained Glass studio, #163 on the map for the statewide Vermont Open Studio event, (map available at www.vermontcrafts.com) is situated in the lovely wooded hills of Bomoseen State Park, near secluded Glen Lake. Visitors will be greeted by a friendly flock of chickens grazing in the orchard at this private location.

Stained glass is a treat to the senses…candy to the eye! Karen Deets has been creating glass art for 40 years, and is delighted to share and show the process. Glass pieces are hand-painted and kiln-fired several times to fuse the imagery permanently into the glass, a Medieval technique. Pieces are fitted together with copper foil and solder, a technique used since the 19th century. Modern fusing techniques are also used in some pieces. Her pieces are expertly crafted and frequently depict trees and the mountainous local landscapes. Visitors are welcome to experience cutting a piece of glass.

Finished work for sale includes window art, fused jewelry, coasters, garden accents, and more. Refreshments will be served.

Time: 5/28/16 10:00am - 5/29/16 5:00pm
Location: 728 Moscow Rd., Fair Haven
May
2
2016
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May
29
2016

Student Art Show

Student Art Show Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

May 2nd - May 29th, 2016
Opening Reception: Monday, May 2nd, 3pm-7pm
Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun 12pm-5pm
A spectacular group of artwork from local students who exhibit their skills in multiple media while finding their expressive voice. Featuring works from Stowe Elementary School, Stowe Middle School, Stowe High School as well as guest schools Montpelier High School, U32 and Spaulding High School.

Time: 5/2/16 12:00pm - 5/29/16 5:00pm
Location: Helen Day Art Center, Stowe
May
28
2016
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May
29
2016

Newbury Arts Open Studio Weekend

Newbury Arts Open Studio Weekend Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

As part of the Vermont Crafts Council Spring Open Studio Tour, Newbury Arts will showcase the work of eight Newbury artists. Look for the yellow signs directing the way to three exhibit venues on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday & Sunday, May 28 & 29, from 10-5.

The Vestry, First Congregational Church, 4915 Main Street (Rt 5) in Newbury Village is where you will find whimsical, colorful landscape paintings and botanical prints by Judith Lerner; fine art photography including cyanotypes by Chris Esten, large format traditional black and white photographs by John Layton, and experimental digital techniques by Jane Booth; beautiful bowls and vases by woodturner Brad Vietje, and expressive woodcarvings by Karl Neubauer along with a selection of curated artworks from his Newbury Elementary School students.

Linda Bryan will open the doors to her 5225 Main Street (Rt 5) Red House Studio and share the darkroom and digital secrets of her fine art photographs.

Robert Chapla of Hidden Spring Studio and Gallery at 580 Fuller Road will host a group show of area artists along with an extensive showing of his colorful, beautifully executed American landscape paintings and ceramic sculptures.

Please join us and enjoy our visual feast.

Time: 5/28/16 10:00am - 5/29/16 5:00pm
Location: First Congregational Church Vestry, Newbury
May
28
2016
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May
29
2016

Vermont Open Studio Weekend

Vermont Open Studio Weekend Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Open Studio Weekend is a statewide celebration of the visual arts and creative process, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to meet a wide variety of artists and craftspeople in their studios, some of which are only open to the public during this event.

The self-guided Open Studio tour features the work of glassblowers, jewelers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, weavers, ironworkers, painters, sculptors, quilt makers and wood carvers. Many galleries will host gallery talks and feature special exhibits in conjunction with this event.

Time: 5/28/16 10:00am - 5/29/16 5:00pm
Location: Statewide, Statewide
Apr
21
2016
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May
29
2016

Lauren Pollaro: Color & Construct

Lauren Pollaro: Color & Construct Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts is pleased to present Color & Construct an exhibit featuring the mixed media assemblages of Lauren Pollaro. This show opens with a reception Thursday, April 21, at 7pm and continues through May 29. An Artist Talk is scheduled for Saturday, May 14 at 5pm.

With a career as a jewelry artist for over 20 years, Lauren honed her technical skills and fulfilled interests in new techniques through courses, workshops, and experimenting in her studio. Her work has been featured in publications such as Jewelry Artist Magazine, Niche Magazine, Artscope Magazine and the Boston Globe as well as the book Art Jewelry Today 3.

The mixed-media, assembled wall sculpture of Lauren Pollaro have evolved from her jewelry designs. As with her jewelry, a harmonious relationship is created by exploring the combinations of color, texture, and form. However, in these magnified pieces there is liberation. There are larger fields of color, patterns are bold, texture is tactile and metal forms reach out from the surface. In addition, Lauren has the freedom to be more experimental with materials as wearability is not a concern as with jewelry. These pieces are more sculpture than painting as they are multi-layered and dimensional.

Her larger-scale work continues to evolve. According to the artist, “My recent works are about exploring visual space, moving through this space and arriving at a destination. This “journey” takes place on two levels: the visual but also the emotional level; moving through emotion by arriving at a place of contentment or alternatively, a place of letting go. . . The joy in making my work comes from the process; the exploration of materials, experimenting with color and/or textural combinations and the spontaneity of working in this way.“

Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts features innovative works by midcareer and established artists in a variety of media. MGFA is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11-5 pm.

Time: 4/21/16 5:00pm - 5/29/16 11:59pm
Location: 183 Main Street, Brattleboro
Apr
1
2016
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May
30
2016

Judith Reilly – "The Girl with the Purple Hair" – A Retrospective

Judith Reilly – "The Girl with the Purple Hair" – A Retrospective Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Judith Reilly’s intuition has guided her on many side trips along the way from beginning as a traditional quilt maker to becoming an independent, whimsical, and sometimes thought-provoking multi-media artist. This retrospective exhibit presents Judith’s work as she has seen it develop through each chapter and side road and as it relates to the ‘Twelve Life Lessons for Creativity’ which evolved through reflection of her own artistic journey. The exhibit runs through May 30. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 1 from 5:00-7:30pm and Judith will give a Gallery Talk on Sunday, May 1 at 3:00pm.

Time: 4/1/16 10:00am - 5/30/16 5:00pm
Location: Compass Music and Arts Center - 333 Jones Dr. Brandon, VT 05733, Brandon
Jan
23
2016
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May
30
2016

32 Degrees: The Art of Winter

32 Degrees: The Art of Winter Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

32 Degrees: The Art of Winter features winter inspired works of art in an array of mediums, from the late-nineteenth century to present day. Artworks ranging from Claude Monet’s Grainstacks, to contemporary photography, sound pieces, digital art, games and ephemeral sculptures will be located both inside the gallery space and on the Museum grounds.

This multifaceted, interactive exhibition provides visitors with the opportunity to explore and experience the complexities of snow and ice. The exhibit embraces the dialogue between fine art, decorative art, and digital art, challenging visitors to rethink their perceptions of the seemingly simple matters. Curator Carolyn Bauer actively sought out international and contemporary artists while digging deep into the rich collections of Shelburne Museum to explore the themes of aesthetics, ephemerality, nostalgia, and climate change.

Location: Shelburne Museum, Shelburne
Mar
31
2016
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May
31
2016

Shedding Light on the Working Forest

Shedding Light on the Working Forest
Description:

SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE WORKING FOREST: a traveling exhibition of visual art by Kathleen Kolb and poetry by Verandah Porche, gathered from the workers portrayed.

This project celebrates the landscape of the working forest and the voices of those who have honed skills into a livelihood there. Shedding Light draws on the artistic friendship of a painter and a poet who are committed to subjects that have been largely overlooked by the arts.

Location: Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury
May
1
2016
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Jun
11
2016

Gallery exhibit: Locally Grown

Gallery exhibit: Locally Grown Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Chandler’s perennially popular Area Artists Show. Our community will enjoy all types and subjects of locally grown art, created by the incredibly varied talents of inspired artists from central Vermont.
Open Tuesdays through Thursdays 12-3 pm, Fridays 12-6 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 12-3 pm.
For more information: outreach@chandler-arts.org or 802-431-0204

Time: 5/1/16 12:00pm - 6/11/16 6:00pm
Location: Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph VT, Randolph
Mar
19
2016
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Jun
13
2016

Wishing for the Moon - Recent Scratchboard Drawings by Karen Gaudette

Wishing for the Moon - Recent Scratchboard Drawings by Karen Gaudette Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Wishing for the Moon is a series of fourteen scratchboard drawings that metaphorically reflect a middle-aged woman’s journey to find true love. The artist, Karen Gaudette, bravely takes cues from her life and turns them into a visual fairy tale. She represents herself through characters such as the mermaid, the heron, and the bather, and portrays male personalities and others as animal/human hybrids in symbolic clothing. Each of Gaudette’s skillfully drawn images can be taken as a story in itself; combined, they create a tableau offer a richer narrative.

Time: 3/19/16 11:30am - 6/13/16 5:00pm
Location: Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro
Mar
19
2016
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Jun
13
2016

Spring Exhibits

Spring Exhibits Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Wishing for the Moon: Karen Gaudette
Visions from the Edge: An Exploration of Outsider Art
Are You Here? by Jonathan Gitelson
flow-MOTION: Michael Sacca
Contemporary Artists vs. The Masters: Homage, Battle, Reclamation

Location: Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro
Mar
26
2016
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Jun
15
2016

3D Digital: Here and Now

3D Digital: Here and Now
Description:

Who knew that the quintessential New England town of Bennington, VT was a hub of digital design and technology? Over the last fifteen years, there has been a profound transformation taking place in the way things are made, all across the world, and here in Bennington too. Artists, including Jon Isherwood, Willard Boepple, and Karolina Kawiaka have been exploiting the potential of new technologies to push material practice, while commercial design and manufacturing firms such Nahanco, Plasan NA, and Kaman Composites have been making products ranging from clothes hangers to cancer treatment beds all used quite literally around the world. Explore the unique works on view in 3D Digital: Here and Now, March 26 through June 15 at the Bennington Museum.

The phenomenon of 3D digital design and fabrication in the Bennington area has been driven by a number of factors: the role of Bennington College in training students and initiating projects through its research and curriculum; the long-standing history of manufacturing in the region and the more recent development of small-scaled shops doing highly specialized work; and the strong art community in the area, anchored by the Bennington Museum. The reciprocal influence of artists, designers, and manufacturers has expanded Bennington’s capacity to be a center of innovation in the field. The intersection of advanced practitioners in artmaking, design, engineering, and materials has resulted in projects ranging from a sculpture for the United States Embassy in Oslo, Norway, to the Z® chair by Giovanni Pagnotta, an icon of contemporary design. In addition, a number of artists, architects and designers who started their work in Bennington have gone on to create innovative forms elsewhere, including Guvenc Özel, an alumnus of Bennington College who created NASA 3D Printed Habitat (housing on Mars) in collaboration with experts from UCLA Department of Engineering and Material Science. The competition entry for NASA and AmericaMakes 3D Printed Habitat challenge was among the top honored in more than 160 international entries.

Heather Dewey-Hagborg, a 2003 graduate of Bennington College, created masks for her project entitled Stranger Visions. Each unique mask is created from discarded DNA found in the streets and subways of New York. Using custom software and a 3D printer, she creates unsettling, lifelike portraits of anonymous strangers from the evidence left behind. Taking technology in a different direction is Karolina Kawiaka, an instructor of architectural design and sustainable design, drawing and digital drawing at Dartmouth College for almost 20 years. Translating topography into 3D modeling software, her sink entitled “Land where I was born” is based upon a topographic map of a valley in Westminster West, Vermont, including beaver ponds, where Kawiaka was born. It is milled from a laminated block of Vermont maple with a CNC router and hand finished.

Collaborations and connections have pushed technological and design practice to extraordinary places, and Bennington’s role as the locus of a groundswell of such innovation has gone, as it were, under the radar. 3D Digital Here and Now brings to light the role of the makers and the technology they use who are putting Bennington on the map by expanding the possibilities of 3D design technology on a global stage. It includes the uses of tools and techniques like computer-assisted design (CAD) programs, CNC milling, laser cutting, 3D printing, and even digital 3D weaving give amazing new possibilities for conceiving and making shapes never possible before, for using novel materials, for rapid prototyping, for speed and precision in fabrication, for making relatively small numbers of things without the high cost of creating molds, and for keeping an almost infinite number of designs in a catalog, without having to hold any inventory.

“I’m excited about this winter’s show as I have been about no other. And it’s going to be a show like no other at Bennington Museum, bringing together art, design, technology, and manufacturing. These are all things that Bennington has been famous for over the years, but usually not brought together in one exhibition.” states Robert Wolterstorff, executive director of the Bennington Museum.

In collaboration, Bennington College and Bennington Museum are putting local innovation on view with the goal of inspiring more young entrepreneurs to put down roots in Bennington, and advance economic development in the region. 3D Digital Here and Now is on view from March 26 through June 15. This exhibition is supported by Abacus Automation and Global Z, both of Bennington.

Time: 3/26/16 10:00am - 6/15/16 5:00pm
Location: Bennington Museum, Bennington
May
25
2016
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Jun
25
2016

'PROHIBITIONS' by Rachelle Farrow

'PROHIBITIONS' by Rachelle Farrow
Description:

"What would you prohibit?" In PROHIBITIONS, artist Rachelle Farrow investigates that question while inviting you to do the same!

Join us on Friday, June 3 for an Artist's Reception (6 - 8 p.m.). Enjoy light refreshments as you meet the artist and hear her thoughts on the idea of 'prohibition'. We look forward to seeing you there! The Castleton downtown gallery is located in the alley off of Center Street in Downtown Rutland.

"I never had a chance to become an artist because i was born one.
Some of my earliest memories are of people who told me "You're an artist."

I'd respond, "Yes, I'm an artist."

My mother told me I was born with a crayon in my hand. She never lied or exaggerated.

Throughout my life, so far, I've made art. It's about all I do. Although I went to school, no one had to teach me how. I just do.

I've always been a painter and also make sculpture, collages, drawings, prints, statements and original images created on computers and phones.

My medium is what I call Recycled. I find stuff in dumps and dumpsters, curbside, in thrifts and 2nd-hand shops.

Except for the paint. I only use the highest quality new paint." ~ Rachelle Farrow

Time: 5/25/16 11:00am - 6/25/16 6:00pm
Location: The Castleton Downtown Gallery, Rutland
Apr
16
2016
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Jun
25
2016

Who Turned On The Light

Who Turned On The Light
Description:

Who Turned On the Light; Spring Show at White River Gallery

The next seasonal show at White River Gallery at BALE in South Royalton is entitled “Who Turned On The Light,” featuring the abstract oil paintings of James Vogler. This new exhibit of light and color, curated by Dian Parker, celebrates the joy and delight of spring with soft, yet energetic, whimsical paintings.

After receiving his Masters in painting, Vogler worked for 9 years as an art installer for the Metropolitan
Museum of Art in New York, continuing to develop his style of color field abstraction. Today he lives and paints in Charlotte.

White River Gallery at BALE
35 S. Windsor St.
South Royalton, VT 05068
802.498.8438
www.balevt.org
Monday-Friday, 10-4, or by appointment: dianparker9@gmail.com

Time: 4/16/16 4:00pm - 6/25/16 11:59pm
Location: White River Gallery, South Royalton
Apr
2
2016
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Jun
26
2016

Flight: Exploration in Movement, Migration, and Freedom

Flight: Exploration in Movement, Migration, and Freedom Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

West Branch Gallery and Sculpture Park will host a collaborative, gallery-wide juried exhibition of artworks by gallery artists, local students, and notable Syrian artists interpreting the concept of “Flight” as it relates to ideas of freedom of expression, pilgrimage, and spontaneous exploration, opening April 2nd, 2016.

In the context of this exhibition, the consideration of flight can translate as simply as birds as the subject matter or more broadly into an abstract painter’s representation of joyous movement, of airborne thought. Flight could also be concerned with the migration of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. There is no one valid interpretation.

Opening Reception Saturday, April 2, 6 - 8 pm

Time: 4/2/16 10:00am - 6/26/16 5:00pm
Location: West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park, Stowe
May
5
2016
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Jun
27
2016

From Farm to Table

From Farm to Table Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Bryan Memorial Gallery celebrates spring planting with an exhibit of 100 works by 50 Vermont artists: From Farm to Table. Ranging from planting to frowing to harvesting to marketing to feasting, the exhibit is rich and delicious in the visual imagery of farm and garden.

The gallery is open by appointment at any time.

Time: 5/5/16 11:00am - 6/27/16 4:00pm
Location: Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville
May
6
2016
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Jun
28
2016

Dolores Furnari: Early American Decoration in Retrospect

Dolores Furnari: Early American Decoration in Retrospect Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Opening Reception May 6, 5 to 7pm.
Exhibit through June 28.

Historic decorative art by Brandon Artists Guild president Dolores Furnari will be featured in May and June. Centuries old techniques are used to create stenciling on tin and wood, reverse glass painting, and theorem painting. Furnari, owner of Country Owl Studio in Brandon, teaches classes in these ancient techniques.

Furnari is also an active member of the Historical Society of Early American Decoration, Inc. (HSEAD) since 1974. She will have a few hands-on demonstrations while the exhibit is on view.

Brandon Artists Guild
7 Center St.
Brandon, VT 05733
802 247-4956
www.brandonartistsguild.org

Time: 5/6/16 5:00pm - 6/28/16 5:00pm
Location: Brandon Artists Guild, Fair Haven
May
20
2016
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Jul
2
2016

Full Circle: Emerging Images Within Handmade Paper

Full Circle: Emerging Images Within Handmade Paper
Description:

The Jackson Gallery is pleased to present Full Circles: Emerging Images Within Handmade Paper, a solo exhibition by Deborah Sharpe-Lunstead opening May 20, 2016. This collection of pulp paintings made with hand made paper invites the viewer to travel through the seasons and the landscape, from fields, forests and farmland to waterways and the seaside. The process of creating a pulp painting begins with water and plants, which become paper and fibers in the paintings. The show explores the cycles of the seasons; the wonders of plants, which just keep giving; and water, which is necessary for plants and paper and all living things.

May 20-July 2 2016
Opening Reception May 27th, 5-7 pm
Free

Time: 5/20/16 12:00pm - 7/2/16 5:00pm
Location: Town Hall Theater's Jackson Gallery, Middlebury
Apr
1
2016
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Jul
2
2016

The Gathering: A show by the members of Valley Arts

The Gathering: A show by the members of Valley Arts Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Non-juried, and with the only enforced restriction that just one piece per artist may be submitted, this show by over 40 members of Valley Arts is a celebration of creativity and craftsmanship. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional works in just about every medium are included in this showcase on exhibit through July 2 at the Festival Galley in Waitsfield. Admission is free; artwork prices vary.

Time: 4/1/16 1:00pm - 7/2/16 5:00pm
Location: Festival Gallery, Waitsfield
May
5
2016
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Jul
3
2016

Essex Art League Shows

Essex Art League Shows
Description:

Come feast your eyes on beautiful artwork created by Essex Art League members! Take in the beauty of oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, photography, pastels, and mixed media which are on display and for sale. Work is rotated every two months so be sure to check every time you visit.

Time: 5/5/16 9:00am - 7/3/16 5:00pm
Location: Phoenix Bookstore, Essex Junction
Apr
5
2016
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Jul
5
2016

Works by Richard Coyne at The Bridge Resort Gallery

Works by Richard Coyne at The Bridge Resort Gallery
Description:

When Richard Coyne came to the Vermont Festival of the Arts’ Plein Air Paint-Out last summer, he stayed a few extra days to paint some more. See his lovely oil landscape paintings on display in the lobby of The Bridges Resort Fitness Center through July 5, 2016. Open daily until 10 pm. Free admission to view the paintings. The Bridges Resort Gallery is curated by Valley Arts.

Time: 4/5/16 7:00am - 7/5/16 10:00pm
Location: 202 Bridges Circle, Waitsfield
May
12
2016
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Jul
5
2016

Rick Loya Exhibit

Rick Loya Exhibit
Description:

The paintings in this collection by Rick Loya are inspired by his surrounding and through his passion for the outdoors as a skier, cyclist, and hiker. His work as an artist extends to his love for theater as a set designer and his business as a sign maker.

Location: Morrisville Post Office, Morrisville
May
5
2016
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Jul
5
2016

River Works 2 - Group Exhibit at River Arts

River Works 2 - Group Exhibit at River Arts Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

River Works 2 Exhibit at River Arts

May 5 - July 5, 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 5-7pm

Artists:

Sean Clute, Liz Kauffman, Robert Malbon, Elizabeth Nelson, Jean O'Conor, Kent Shaw, Rett Sturman, Kathryn Lipke Vigesaa



The River Arts Center’s name and location hold an emotional connection to Vermont rivers. Stewardship of environment in our community is vital. We see the bend in the Lamoille River at the Oxbow from the Center. Rivers are an important part of Lamoille County’s economic engine, with three locations for hydropower within three miles. Water is always moving. Change is constant.



River Works 2 includes riveting paintings by Rett Sturman, Elizabeth Nelson and Liz Kauffman. A wide variety of photographic work by Katherine Lipke Vigesaa and Robert Malbon shows many angles on the river theme. Kent Shaw has a powerful photographic installation that introduces the exhibit as viewers ascend the stairs to the Gallery. Poetry and photography unite in Kent Shaw and Jean O’Conor’s collaborative piece. “Gihon,” a powerful sound installation by Sean Clute will have it's own private space adjacent to the gallery.


River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT. For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.riverartsvt.org.

Location: River Arts, Morrisville
May
21
2016
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Jul
10
2016

Modern Alchemy: The Art of Glass

Modern Alchemy: The Art of Glass Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Works by members of the Vermont Glass Guild will be on display in the spacious galleries of the Wilson Museum, a soaring exhibition space designed by architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen.

Time: 5/21/16 10:00am - 7/10/16 5:00pm
Location: Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester Center
Nov
21
2015
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Jul
16
2016

Blue Ribbons & Burlesque: The Country-Fair Photography of Charles Fish

Blue Ribbons & Burlesque: The Country-Fair Photography of Charles Fish
Description:

The black and white photographs of Charles Fish capture nature and nurture, theatrical illusion, the pursuit of excellence, and even the guilty pleasures of fair food! This remarkable exhibit will be included with the admission fee to the museum until July, 2016.Opening reception November 21, 2015 includes talk by Charles Fish at 2:00 pm.

Time: 11/21/15 1:00pm - 7/16/16 4:00pm
Location: Vermont History Museum, Montpelier
Apr
9
2016
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Aug
31
2016

Addison County in Profile: Silhouettes from the Sheldon's Archives

Addison County in Profile: Silhouettes from the Sheldon's Archives Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

This exhibit presents a selection of exceptional, rarely displayed silhouettes of early residents of Addison County spanning over a century from 1800s to 1900s. Many portraits are of prominent and accomplished personalities (mostly men), while others are of lesser known or unidentified individuals.

There are silhouettes of politicians, local doctors, academics, and artisans who had considerable impact on local history and whose lives are well documented in news accounts and local histories. For example on view is a portrait of William Slade (1786 – 1859), who represented Vermont in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1831-1843, and Governor of Vermont 1844-1846. Less is known about the women represented by the silhouettes, except for the stunning double silhouette of now celebrated same-sex couple Sylvia Drake (1784-1868) & Charity Bryant (1805-1868).

The identities of silhouette artists are rarely known, most were self-taught. But the exhibit does include several silhouettes by Middlebury artist Susan D. Parker (1854-1933), who studied art at the Cooper Institute and Art Students League in New York City.

The Sheldon Museum's summer hours begin May 29: Tuesday-Friday, 10-5 & Sunday 1-5.

Time: 4/9/16 10:00am - 8/31/16 5:00pm
Location: Henry Sheldon Museum, Middlebury
Nov
14
2015
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Dec
31
2016

Nye Ffarrabas: a walk on the inside - 50-year retrospective

Nye Ffarrabas: a walk on the inside - 50-year retrospective Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

The gallery is open by appointment daily, year round, calling in advance 802-257-7898 is recommended or email to info@cxsilvergallery.com (visits at other times of the day are also possible by prior arrangement for some days). Nye’s work transcends neat categorization and even pushes the boundaries of conventional definitions of ‘art’ with her event scores (instructions for participants in group and solo improvisation settings), poetry, the visual arts, wall pieces, drawings, text-based art, installations, found-object artifacts and sculpture, and photographic documentation of her performances and happenings. A monograph on Nye's work is available and can be previewed at magcloud.com/browse/issue/756374.

Location: C.X. Silver Gallery, Brattleboro
Sep
4
2015
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Aug
31
2017

Line Up - Vermont Sculpture

Line Up - Vermont Sculpture Vermont Arts 2016
Description:

Line Up - Vermont Sculpture, curated by the Helen Day Art Center

Includes

First Light by Ted Ceraldi
Rocco and Venatta II by Richard Erdman
Steel Line Drawing by Meg McDevitt
Double Nipple Zeppelin Form, Expanded Form #3, and Expanded Form #7 by Rodrigo Nava
and Voulez Vous by Judith Wrend

Location: Sculpture Garden - Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier