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Arts Calendar: Visual Arts in Statewide

Due to the frequency of event cancellations during the COVID-19 crisis, we cannot guarantee that events listed in our calendar are current. Please confirm with the listed venue before attending.

Have you listed an event in our arts calendar that has since been cancelled due to COVID-19? Please email Desmond Peeples, Content Manager, at dpeeplesREMOVETHISBEFORESENDING@vermontartscouncil.org to update your listing.

Date

Region

Category

Friday, September 25, 2020
Sep
10
2020
– THRU –
Nov
8
2020

Let Us Introduce You

Let Us Introduce You

Bryan Memorial Gallery presents LET US INTRODUCE YOU, an exhibition of paintings from five artists who are established in other parts of the state, but not known to our gallery, including Charlie Hunter, Jacob Aguiar, Mary Schwartz, Daryl Storrs, and Karen Bruson.

This exhibition will be shown in Bryan Memorial Gallery’s Middle Room Gallery.

9/10/20 11:00am - 11/8/20 4:00pm

Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville

Sep
18
2020
– THRU –
Nov
15
2020

Internal Flight - Pamela Smith Solo Exhibit

Internal Flight - Pamela Smith Solo Exhibit

Northern Daughters is overjoyed to present Internal Flight, a solo exhibit of new work from Pamela Smith. Anyone familiar with Smith’s work will recognize the pieces as hers, with each protagonist set amidst a composition of birds, birdlike beings and flowers. Working with a limited palette has softened and enriched the colorful paintings, and builds a common ground among the works, and the subjects within them.

9/18/20 10:00am - 11/15/20 5:00pm

Northern Daughters Gallery, Vergennes

Sep
11
2020
– THRU –
Nov
22
2020

A Critical Balance Art Exhibition

A Critical Balance Art Exhibition

Scientists estimate that 150-200 species of plant, insect, bird, and mammal become extinct every 24 hours. This is nearly 1,000 times the “natural” rate. Many biologists say this is greater than anything the world has experienced since the vanishing of the dinosaurs nearly 65 million years ago. Today many of the creatures that are familiar to us are at a critical balancing point. They might not be here for future generations to experience.

Eight New England artists have gathered to paint and exhibit a selection of species that are listed as endangered on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) red list. As artists that have a dedication to the natural world, they have a unique opportunity to share their observations and use their art to convey both the beauty of these endangered species and the need to protect them. Several of the pieces focus on Vermont species. The intent of this exhibit is to use art to inspire and educate in ways that will reach beyond statistics, policy, and politics.

Participating artists:
Gabriel Tempesta, Vermont
Linda Mirabile, Vermont
Heidi Broner, Vermont
Shearon Murphy, Maine
Adelaide Murphy Tyrol, Vermont
Michael Boardman, Maine
Suzanne Stryk, Virginia
Susan Parmenter, New Hampshire

9/11/20 11:00am - 11/22/20 4:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Sep
16
2020
– THRU –
Dec
18
2020

Favorite Things

Favorite Things

In addition to developing a style, artists become known for the subject matter they typically revert to when creating. FAVORITE THINGS is a show designed to highlight the various, favorite subjects interpreted by artists.
Paintings by artists working in oils, watercolors, acrylics, mosaics, printmaking, pastels, photography, glass and graphic media are participating in this show.

FAVORITE THINGS opens at the Festival Gallery at Valley Arts on September 16 and continues through December 18.

Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Information: 802-496-6682

9/16/20 1:00pm - 12/18/20 5:00pm

Festival Gallery at Valley Arts, Waitsfield

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Aug
7
2020
– THRU –
Sep
26
2020

Magic & Mystery: The Narrative Art of Julia Zanes

Magic & Mystery: The Narrative Art of Julia Zanes

Painting and Puppets, that allow the viewer to conjure up stories to go with these works. Zanes works seem to awaken the inner child, and fill the vision and mind with stories, both magical and meaningful.

8/7/20 11:00am - 9/26/20 5:00pm

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild, Back Room Gallery, Saint Johnsbury

Aug
28
2020
– THRU –
Sep
26
2020

Into the Woods. Into the Deep (from the park through the pandemic)

Into the Woods. Into the Deep (from the park through the pandemic)

Into the Woods. Into the Deep (from the park through the pandemic)
August 28th - September 26th
A solo show of paintings by Margaret Dwyer. We will be exhibiting the body of work she has created during her Artist-In-Residencies at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park in 2019 and 2020.

As well as new work created during the pandemic shutdown. The juxtaposition of the Park-themed works with her Pandemic-inspired pieces provide a remarkable, personal statement about life before-and-after the onset of the coronavirus.

8/28/20 11:00am - 9/26/20 5:00pm

Artistree Community arts center & gallery, South Pomfret

Aug
28
2020
– THRU –
Sep
26
2020

Into the Woods, Into the Deep: Works by Margaret Dwyer

Into the Woods, Into the Deep: Works by Margaret Dwyer

A solo show of paintings by Margaret Dwyer. We will be exhibiting the body of work she has created during her Artist-In-Residencies at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park in 2019 and 2020. As well as new work created during the pandemic shutdown. The juxtaposition of the Park-themed works with her Pandemic-inspired pieces provide a remarkable, personal statement about life before-and-after the onset of the coronavirus.

Opening Reception Friday, August 28th at 5:30pm. Limited Capacity. Please RSVP to exhibits@artistreevt.org

8/28/20 5:30pm - 9/26/20 5:00pm

Artistree Community Gallery, South Pomfret

Aug
31
2020
– THRU –
Sep
26
2020

2020 Online Art Auction

2020 Online Art Auction

Bryan Memorial Gallery presents its annual Online Art Auction fundraiser. For this year’s auction the gallery is pleased to feature original artworks by Mary and Alden Bryan. Alden Bryan founded Bryan Memorial Gallery in 1984 in memory of his wife, the artist Mary Bryan.

Bidding is done entirely online. To view the auction and find out more about this rare opportunity and exciting event, visit to www.bryangallery.org/auction for more information

The auction opens for online viewing on Monday, August 31, 2020.
Bidding begins on Monday, September 14, 2020
Bidding closes on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 6 pm eastern.

8/31/20 11:00am - 9/26/20 6:00pm

Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville

Jul
30
2020
– THRU –
Sep
30
2020

Valley Arts Presents: Spring Mix, a Digital Art Exhibit

Valley Arts Presents: Spring Mix, a Digital Art Exhibit

Valley Arts presents “Spring Mix,” an online art exhibit promoting the art and craft talents of the members of Valley Arts, based in Waitsfield. The show features both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works including paintings, photography, pottery, fabric arts, and glass. The online show also features randomly selected paintings from the entries for the Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition canceled due to COVID-19.

To purchase any of the work or for more information: info@valleyartsvt.com or 802-496-6682

7/30/20 9:00am - 9/30/20 5:00pm

Online, Waitsfield

Aug
1
2020
– THRU –
Sep
30
2020

Accents

Accents

Jacob Jackmauh presents a virtual exhibition of recent sculptures. Limited in-person viewings are available by appointment only.

84 Central Street, Saint Johnsbury, VT, Saint Johnsbury

Sep
4
2020
– THRU –
Oct
10
2020

'Home Ground' paintings by Susan Abbott

'Home Ground' paintings by Susan Abbott

Susan Abbott treasures the depth and value of aged places and architecture with austere light. In this series for ‘Home Ground’ each painting includes a structure or dwelling with a curious edge. They offer a feeling of endurance through the changes of season, storms, and wear. They portray the stability and tenacity necessary to keep a shelter feeling like home.


As Abbott states, “ . . . we carry a need for home deep within us. Whether we live in a beach cottage or farmhouse, in a rented room in the city, or a clapboard cape on a dirt road, now more than ever home is our refuge in an uncertain world.”

9/4/20 10:00am - 10/10/20 4:00pm

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, 86 Falls Rd, Shelburne

Aug
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
15
2020

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

DaVallia Art & Accents invites you to a new fine art exhibition at their 39 North Gallery. Their fine art show, “Poetic Landscape,” will feature paintings by Carol Aronson-Shore from Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.

Carol Aronson-Shore employs poetic effects of light, color, and composition to coax magical and mysterious moments out of our daily world. She was a professor of painting and drawing at the University of New Hampshire from 1980 to 1999. Carol has continued to pursue her muse through her evocative landscapes and seascapes. Her compositions are assured and assuring in their light and color relationships. Her professional success is amply demonstrated by the fact that she has exhibited, and is included in private and corporate collections, across the nation – including the permanent collection of the White House.

Established in 2009, DaVallia has been a five-star destination for the arts. Located on Route 103 in the historic Stone Village of Chester, their gallery and sculpture gardens provide an inspiring atmosphere to experience a diverse array of art. DaVallia welcomes you to enjoy this special exhibit.

For more information, visit www.theDavallia.com or call Michael Alon at 802-875-8900 to schedule an appointment for a private viewing.

8/15/20 10:00am - 10/15/20 5:00pm

DaVallia, Chester

Jun
27
2020
– THRU –
Oct
18
2020

Triad 2020: Art During Covid 19

Triad 2020: Art During Covid 19

Large scale new paintings by career artists Patrick Dunfey, Pam Glick, and Richard Jacobs. Order and disorder, chaos and structure, work and play. What will happen and when? Thought and intuition the great rivalry.

Gallery open anytime by appointment only call or text 802-777-2713; grounds only open Sat/Sun 12-5

6/27/20 12:00pm - 10/18/20 5:00pm

Bundy Modern, Waitsfield

Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Sep
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

Rock Solid XX

Rock Solid XX

In the Main Floor Gallery:
Rock Solid XX – This annual stone sculpture exhibit, since 2000, showcases stone sculptures and assemblages by area artists and other work that depicts the beautiful qualities of stone. Additionally, take the Art Stroll around downtown, historic Barre and view a variety of sculptures created from granite. For info: studioplacearts.com and click on “Art Stroll.”

Visit studioplacearts.com for more details or call 802-479-7069

Studio Place Arts, Barre

Aug
5
2020
– THRU –
Oct
31
2020

Exposed: Vermont Edition 2020

Exposed: Vermont Edition 2020

Exposed, Helen Day Art Center’s annual beloved outdoor sculpture exhibition, will be on display throughout the town of Stowe for a special Vermont Edition this year to support artists around the state.

Helen Day Art Center, Stowe

Sep
18
2020
– THRU –
Nov
1
2020

Show 40

Show 40

Show 40, featuring works by all of our members, will run Sept 18-Nov 1. Please, bring your masks and join us for a socially-distant opening from 4-7 pm on October 2nd as part of Art Walk. We can fit four people in the gallery at once, and others can hang out outside! If you’d prefer a solo walk-through, please contact us for an appointment.
The Front is open with reduced hours (Fridays 4-7, Saturdays and Sundays 11-2) and by appointment.
802-552-0877 | info@thefrontvt.com | http://www.thefrontvt.com/events/
Image: “For You” 2020 Photographic Assemblage by PJ Desrochers

9/18/20 4:00pm - 11/1/20 2:00pm

The Front, Montpelier

Sep
10
2020
– THRU –
Nov
8
2020

Land and Light and Water and Air 2020 Exhibition

Land and Light and Water and Air 2020 Exhibition

Bryan Memorial Gallery is pleased to present its annual signature exhibition LAND AND LIGHT AND WATER AND AIR, featuring traditional American landscape paintings by over 50 artists, shown in Bryan Memorial Gallery’s Main Gallery.

LAND AND LIGHT AND WATER AND AIR carries on the tradition of artists who have come to Vermont to paint for over 100 years. The exhibit opens to the public Thursday, September 10, 202 and concludes on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

There will not be an artist roundtable or a reception and awards ceremony this year. Instead prizes, including the Alden Bryan Medal and the Charles Movalli Medal, will be announced online on Sunday, September 13, 2020.

9/10/20 11:00am - 11/8/20 4:00pm

Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville

Sep
10
2020
– THRU –
Nov
8
2020

Let Us Introduce You

Let Us Introduce You

Bryan Memorial Gallery presents LET US INTRODUCE YOU, an exhibition of paintings from five artists who are established in other parts of the state, but not known to our gallery, including Charlie Hunter, Jacob Aguiar, Mary Schwartz, Daryl Storrs, and Karen Bruson.

This exhibition will be shown in Bryan Memorial Gallery’s Middle Room Gallery.

9/10/20 11:00am - 11/8/20 4:00pm

Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville

Sep
18
2020
– THRU –
Nov
15
2020

Internal Flight - Pamela Smith Solo Exhibit

Internal Flight - Pamela Smith Solo Exhibit

Northern Daughters is overjoyed to present Internal Flight, a solo exhibit of new work from Pamela Smith. Anyone familiar with Smith’s work will recognize the pieces as hers, with each protagonist set amidst a composition of birds, birdlike beings and flowers. Working with a limited palette has softened and enriched the colorful paintings, and builds a common ground among the works, and the subjects within them.

9/18/20 10:00am - 11/15/20 5:00pm

Northern Daughters Gallery, Vergennes

Sep
11
2020
– THRU –
Nov
22
2020

A Critical Balance Art Exhibition

A Critical Balance Art Exhibition

Scientists estimate that 150-200 species of plant, insect, bird, and mammal become extinct every 24 hours. This is nearly 1,000 times the “natural” rate. Many biologists say this is greater than anything the world has experienced since the vanishing of the dinosaurs nearly 65 million years ago. Today many of the creatures that are familiar to us are at a critical balancing point. They might not be here for future generations to experience.

Eight New England artists have gathered to paint and exhibit a selection of species that are listed as endangered on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) red list. As artists that have a dedication to the natural world, they have a unique opportunity to share their observations and use their art to convey both the beauty of these endangered species and the need to protect them. Several of the pieces focus on Vermont species. The intent of this exhibit is to use art to inspire and educate in ways that will reach beyond statistics, policy, and politics.

Participating artists:
Gabriel Tempesta, Vermont
Linda Mirabile, Vermont
Heidi Broner, Vermont
Shearon Murphy, Maine
Adelaide Murphy Tyrol, Vermont
Michael Boardman, Maine
Suzanne Stryk, Virginia
Susan Parmenter, New Hampshire

9/11/20 11:00am - 11/22/20 4:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester