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Thursday, March 8, 2018

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Mar
8
2018

Chris Bohjalian Book Talk and Signing for New Novel: The Flight Attendant

Chris Bohjalian Book Talk and Signing for New Novel: The Flight Attendant
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Join Chris Bohjalian for a book talk on The Flight Attendant! This new novel is a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man - and no idea what happened.

Chris Bohjalian is the author of twenty books, including The Guest Room and Midwives, which was a number one New York Times bestseller and a selection of Oprah's Book Club. Chris's work has been translated into more than thirty languages, and three novels have become movies. Chris lives in Vermont.

Time: 3/8/18 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Rutland, 117 West Street, Rutland
Mar
8
2018

"Art of Rutland County" Artist Round Table

"Art of Rutland County" Artist Round Table
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CABIN FEVER BUSTERS: THURSDAYS @77Gallery

Free event @ 7 pm at 77 Grove St., Rutland, VT 05701

March 8: ARTIST ROUND TABLE + Live Interview
Host: Kate Trudy Barcellos + George Nostrand
Kate Trudy Barcellos of the Rutland Herald will live interview several of the 35+ artists, including Don Ramey, Glenn Campbell, Kerry O Furlani, Oliver Schemm, and Bill Ramage, currently exhibiting at 77 Gallery in the “Art of Rutland County” show. Audience questions encouraged!

*There will be time to mix + mingle + peruse the gallery.
*Free refreshments provided.
*Free and open to the public.
*All are welcome and encouraged to come!
*Sponsored by Art is Vital + MKF Properties.

Time: 3/8/18 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 77 Gallery, 77 Grove Street, Rutland
Feb
28
2018
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Mar
18
2018

Disgraced

Disgraced Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. Emily, his wife, is a white artist whose work is influenced by Islamic imagery. When the couple hosts a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation escalates into something far more damaging. Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize. “In dialogue that bristles with wit and intelligence, Mr. Akhtar…puts contemporary attitudes toward religion under a microscope, revealing how tenuous self-image can be for people born into one way of being who have embraced another…” – The New York Times

Time: 2/28/18 7:30pm - 3/18/18 9:00pm
Location: Northern Stage, White River Junction
Mar
5
2018
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Mar
26
2018

The Art of Stained Glass Workshop

The Art of Stained Glass Workshop Vermont Arts 2018
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WEST RUTLAND, VT- A new evening workshop, "The Art of Stained Glass," will be led by local artist Karen Deets at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center beginning Thursday, April 5 at 6 PM. Through four 2-hour weekly sessions, participants will explore and learn the basics of glass art, while experiencing the interplay of light and colored glass.

After 3 decades of owning Off the Wall Craft Gallery in Allentown, New Jersey, Karen Deets came to Vermont to enjoy a lifestyle of glass art mixed with 4 seasons of recreation in the mountains and woods. In addition to creating new work, she has been teaching and exhibiting regionally.

To register, or for more information- (802) 438-2097 or info@carvingstudio.org

Time: 3/5/18 6:00pm - 3/26/18 8:00pm
Location: The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, West Rutland
Oct
2
2017
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Mar
30
2018

"Living With The Earth" by Joan Curtis

"Living With The Earth" by Joan Curtis Vermont Arts 2018
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The Castleton University Art Galleries are excited to share "Living With The Earth," three collections of paintings by Joan Curtis, at Rutland City Hall. The Sunken Treasures group was engendered by abstracted still-life studies from Joan’s sculptures, which in turn suggest under-the-sea imagery. The panel group At One with Nature’s Wiles refers to humans living with dramatic changes in the world of nature. The Peaceable Kingdom series expresses the hope that we can continue to live with the wild animals of the Earth. All three collections were created between 2008 and 2015.

Time: 10/2/17 8:30am - 3/30/18 5:00pm
Location: Rutland City Hall, 1 Strongs Avenue, Rutland
Feb
27
2018
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Apr
2
2018

Exhibit "feathered" by Artist Julia R. Seyferth

Exhibit "feathered" by Artist Julia R. Seyferth
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Southern Vermont College is pleased to exhibit new works on paper, entitled “feathered,” by Bennington native Julia R. Seyferth. The exhibit is available for viewing now through April 2 in Everett Mansion’s Burgdorff Gallery. The Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends by arrangement with the Campus Safety Office. Seyferth has most recently worked in pen and ink and watercolor. Her pieces focus on the bird, plant, or creature in near isolation to highlight the distinction and detail of each organism’s unique qualities and appearance.

Inquiries about the exhibit may be addressed to Eric Despard at edespard@svc.edu.

Time: 2/27/18 9:00am - 4/2/18 5:00pm
Location: Southern Vermont College, Bennington
Mar
2
2018
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Apr
27
2018

Odanaksis Art Group Exhibition- Spring Around The Upper Valley

Odanaksis Art Group Exhibition- Spring Around The Upper Valley
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Spring Around the Upper Valley
Norwich, VT- The Odanaksis Art Group invites you to come and see new renderings of “Spring Around the Upper Valley” at the Norwich Public Library from March 2 to April 27th.
Odanaksis, Abenaki for "little village," is an informal group of artists who paint weekly at outdoor venues in the Connecticut River watershed. Working en plein air is one source of inspiration for many artists. The majority of pieces in this exhibit were started during these weekly excursions. "Spring Around the Upper Valley” features views of the area as interpreted by artists in several mediums. Creating art outside lends itself to dynamic lighting and compositions, and we hope this show will lift spirits as we welcome the arrival of spring!
Opening: March 2, 2018 ~ 5-7 pm Reception to meet the artists
The Norwich Public Library is located at 368 South Main Street, Norwich, Vermont.
From I-91 use exit 13, then travel north on Route 5 approximately 8/10ths of a mile. The Library is located on the right side of the street.
The exhibit is free and open to the public. Artworks may be purchased through the artists.

Time: 3/2/18 5:00pm - 4/27/18 5:30pm
Location: Norwich Public Library, Norwich
Mar
2
2018
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Apr
30
2018

Farm To Table

Farm To Table Vermont Arts 2018
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The Brandon Artists Guild (the BAG) presents a feast for the eyes with a fresh exhibit of pastel works by Middlebury artists Judy Albright and Cristine Kossow. The show, “Art from Farm to Table”

Time: 3/2/18 10:00am - 4/30/18 5:00pm
Location: Brandon Artist Guild, Brandon
Mar
8
2018
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May
5
2018

"Hear Our Voice" Exhibition

"Hear Our Voice" Exhibition
Description:

Kate Longmaid's exhibition, “Hear Our Voice,” will open at The Alley Gallery on Thurs. March 8, 2018 and will run through Sat. May 5, 2018.

The opening reception is Sunday, March 18 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm, with a special Artist Talk at 3:00 pm. Free and open to the public, with refreshments + live music by Guitarist Dave Burns.

This show is worth sitting deep in reflection. We welcome you.

WHO'S THIS ARTIST? Born outside of Philadelphia, but a Vermonter for over 20 years now, Kate Longmaid has always been drawn to art and understanding what it means to be human. With a BA in “Psychology and Art: Theory and Practice,” a doctorate in clinical psychology, and time studying at Parsons School of Design and the Portland School of Art, Longmaid brings to The Alley Gallery an understanding of the mind. She has studied with Gail Salzman, Catherine Kehoe, Stanley Bielen, and Peri Schwartz, and was selected as one of the Women to Watch by the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C.

WHAT'S THIS SHOW? Through a contemporary approach to portraiture, Kate explore the rich terrain of individual identity and what is revealed in the intimate moments of seeing and being seen. Working in the alla prima tradition, she works mainly from life, seeking to capture a sense of immediacy, freshness, and depth in her portraits. From the privileged position of witnessing the other, she seeks to convey the unique presence of each subject as well as our shared humanity.

Following the Women's March, Longmaid awoke with a vision of graffiti scrawled across a portrait. The vision translated into a body of reworked portraits featuring slogans from recent political events, quotations, and her own words. The act of writing over the portraits has been liberating. The portraits move from the singular to the universal, merging image with voice.

www.katelongmaid.com
https://www.facebook.com/KateLongmaidArt/

Location: The Alley Gallery, Center Street Alley, Rutland