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Arts Calendar: Southern Vermont

The Vermont Arts Calendar is statewide, crowdsourced, and embeddable. Listings are free and seen by thousands of people throughout and beyond Vermont. Find virtual and in-person events of every kind, and search by event category, region, and date.

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Date

Region

Category

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Sep
23
2021

Artist & Curator Conversation: Erick Johnson and Mara Williams

Artist & Curator Conversation: Erick Johnson and Mara Williams

In this in-person conversation at BMAC, artist Erick Johnson and curator Mara Williams discuss Erick Johnson: Double Take, on view through October 11. Johnson investigates the permeable edge between painting in the studio and photography in the world. This show is an invitation to investigate how the imagination can span mediums, place, and time.


ADMISSION: Free

9/23/21 7:30pm

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro

Aug
26
2021
– THRU –
Sep
26
2021

New Artists and New Work

New Artists and New Work

August 26 - September 26: Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts will feature work by new artists Gay Malin, sculptor, and Cameron Schmitz, painter. Also on view are 2 Wolf Kahn prints,
new paintings by Jim Urbaska, sculpture by Tim Segar, prints by Susan Osgood and Emily Mason, and assemblages by Maine artist Lauren Pollaro. (Image: Wolf Kahn, House among Trees, 1997, A/P 21/25, collagraph and drypoint)

8/26/21 11:00am - 9/26/21 5:00pm

Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, Brattleboro

Sep
3
2021
– THRU –
Sep
26
2021

In-SIght Photography Project Benefit Auction and Open House

In-SIght Photography Project Benefit Auction and Open House

In-Sight Photography Project invites you to be part of our 23rd Annual Benefit Auction, a special event where a broad community of artists and In-Sight supporters come together to showcase the creativity and vision present in the photo world. An eclectic collection of over 100 works of art, representing renowned photographers, will be available for bidding online at www.insightphotography.org/auction2021 from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3 - 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021.

This year, in addition to the online auction, we are excited to host a showcase of selected work from our community of auction donors. Pieces will be on display at our Open House on September 3rd, at 183 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Auction proceeds support In-Sight's Scholarship Fund serving youth ages 11 - 18. In-Sight programs offer students a creative voice and outlet, tools for developing self-awareness, and the encouragement to become actively engaged in their communities.

9/3/21 5:00pm - 9/26/21 6:00pm

183 Main Street, Suite 3, Brattleboro

Jun
17
2021
– THRU –
Oct
14
2021

Hullabaloo Outside – For Ages 4 – 6

Hullabaloo Outside – For Ages 4 – 6

Instructor: Alexandra Langstaff
Date: Each Thursday starting June 17, 2021
Time: 9 – 9:45 a.m.
Cost: SVAC Member: $10; Non-member: $15 per day
Ages: 4 – 6

Outdoor Hullabaloo is here on Thursday mornings from 9-9:45, weather permitting, beginning June 17th. Explore and develop physical intelligence and imagination through exciting movement, energetic activities and calming exercises! These classes provide opportunities for body and brain integration through music, movement and props. (Wow, sounds sort of dry….don’t be fooled, it’s a rollicking good time!)

Registration and class fee should be paid to Alexandra at the beginning of class. COVID-19 protocols will be in place. For more information contact Erin Kaufman at ekaufman@svac.org or 802-367-1306.

Alexandra is a certified educator who encourages creative movement and yoga. Exploration and investigation inspires thoughtful, joyful living! Learn more about Alexandra at hullabaloodanceshop.com.

6/17/21 9:00am - 10/14/21 10:00am

Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester

Sep
5
2021
– THRU –
Oct
17
2021

Stone Valley Arts presents THE MONOTYPE GUILD OF NEW ENGLAND : PRIORITY PRINTS EXHIBITION

Stone Valley Arts presents THE MONOTYPE GUILD OF NEW ENGLAND : PRIORITY PRINTS EXHIBITION

Priority Prints is an exhibition of 140 monotypes created by 80 artist members of the Monotype Guild of New England.This is an evocative collection of art work that invites us to slow down and look closely.The artists in this exhibition explored a wide range of printmaking methods beyond the direct roll of ink on a hard surface that include : etching, woodcut, linocut, lithography, screen printing, cyanotype, collograph, solar plate, gel plate and many more. To create a monotype is to work with deliberateness and intention while embracing serendipity and surprise. This exhibition of monotypes reveals a community of diverse artists dedicated to the art of the ‘unique print’. This is generous work. The exhibit leads one to discover the many ways that a monotype ‘strikes to the heart of the matter’. Open Gallery Hours : Sundays 1:00 -4:00 pm and in conjunction with all on-site events and by appointment

9/5/21 1:00pm - 10/17/21 4:00pm

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, Poultney

Sep
9
2021
– THRU –
Oct
21
2021

After-School Acting Classes For Middle Schoolers With Michelle Cox

After-School Acting Classes For Middle Schoolers With Michelle Cox

INSTRUCTOR: MICHELLE COX
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021 (EACH THURSDAY FOR 6 WEEKS – ONE THURSDAY IS SKIPPED)
4 – 5:30 P.M.
Member: $160; Non-Member: $195
Open to children in grades 5 – 8

For kids in grades 5 – 8. Students will participate in theater games, improvisation, dramatic play and scene work–in a fun, non-competitive environment. Gain confidence in actor instincts and choices. Class will be outdoors as much as weather allows. Limited scholarships available. Please contact Erin Kaufman 802.367.1306 or ekaufman@svac.org.

9/9/21 4:00pm - 10/21/21 5:30pm

Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester

Sep
23
2021
– THRU –
Oct
28
2021

Sculpting Heads In Clay, With Stanton Sears

Sculpting Heads In Clay, With Stanton Sears

INSTRUCTOR: STANTON SEARS
THURSDAYS FROM SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 28 (6 CLASSES)
6 – 8:30 P.M.
SVAC Member: $230; Non-Member: $290
Create a life-sized likeness of a partner using recyclable plasticine clay. In the final sessions, we will make a simple mold of a portion of the head to take home.

9/23/21 6:00pm - 10/28/21 8:30pm

Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester

Sep
3
2021
– THRU –
Oct
31
2021

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand
Re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography. September 3 – Oct 31, 2021
22 High Street #205 (enter on Green street)
Brattleboro Vermont

Opening reception: Sept 3, 5-8pm (in person)
Artist Talk: Sept 15, 2021 5:30 (in person)

Statement:
Now is Always was begun during the Great Depression when Vaune Trachtman’s father, Joseph Harold Trachtman (1914-1971), shot a few rolls of film near his father’s drugstore in Center City, Philadelphia. Nearly 90 years later, her sister found the negatives and gave them to Trachtman. Working from her father’s original negatives, she combined the people from his neighborhood with her own images, many of which were shot from windows and moving vehicles. Now is Always is their collaboration across time.

There is a personal aspect to Now is Always, but Trachtman wants the work to be more expansive than a dialogue between the father she didn’t know and the daughter he knew only as a child. In Now is Always, Trachtman wants to create a feeling of collapsed-yet-expanded time.

Bio:
Vaune Trachtman is a photographer and printmaker whose work honors the methods and tones of historic processes, but without the toxic chemicals. Formerly a master printer of silver gelatin prints and asphaltum-based photogravures, she began to feel that her immune-system was being compromised by those processes. She now makes gravures with little more than light and water. Her images explore the evanescence of dreams and memory— a “fleeting, wondrous, sacred habitation” (Collier Brown, Od Review).

Vaune was born in Philadelphia and attended the Tyler School of Art and Marlboro College. She received her M.A. from New York University and The International Center for Photography. She worked in the imaging department of TIME Inc. for many years. She lives in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Now is Always is presented by the Vermont Center of Photography and has additional support from the Vermont Arts Council, NEA and the Tusen Takk Foundation. This series was started while in residency at the Vermont Studio Center.

Image info:
Reverie 2021
From the NOW IS ALWAYS series.
Photopolymer gravure with surface roll.
28” X 34” / Edition of 6

9/3/21 5:30pm - 10/31/21 11:59pm

Vermont Center of Photography 22 High Street #205 Brattleboro Vermont, Brattleboro

Aug
6
2021
– THRU –
Nov
5
2021

Erika Somogyi: Luminous Bloom

Erika Somogyi: Luminous Bloom

A solo exhibition of atmospheric watercolors that blend figuration and abstraction to convey the peaceful enjoyment and contemplation of the natural world and the different sensorial qualities of energy such as sound, the flowing and crashing of water, air and heat.
Exhibition Opening 5pm Friday, August 6th. Open during events and by Appointment.

Erika Somogyi's compositions include portions of the female figure set within interlacing patterns. Young women appear in various actions in nature--reading in a garden, bird watching, listening to the sound of an emptied conch, and peering through the openings in a latticework fence. Dragonflies, butterflies, and species of flowers (poppies, daffodils, roses, and forsythia) are inspired by photographs Somogyi takes in Brooklyn of her flower garden, her childrens' excitement of viewing insects through a magnifying glass, and the unexpected appearance of wildlife in New York during the pandemic. Other elements capture memories of family camping trips at the seaside, lighting candles by a fire, playing cards, or cooling off with a handmade paper fan. Rectangular playing cards spiral like the roundness of a shell, and cascade like waterfalls. The peaceful enjoyment of the natural world, contemplation, spirituality, and calm, lend a feel of relaxation to each scene.

Somogyi uses a layered approach to creating her compositions. Starting with an under drawing, she chooses a particular set of colors to wash over the surface of the paper that she then joins with abstract patterns comprised of repeated lines and waves. From this imagery, Somogyi defines the figurative aspects of her work with paint--flowers, cards, hands, and the faces of her subjects. At times her linear patterns bend into the outline of a woman's face in profile, reverberating in space. Other times her repeated waves suggest a gaze into an endless sea, the sensorial qualities of flowing and crashing water, and different forms of energy such as air, sound, and heat.

Artist Bio:
Erika Somogyi lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She was born in New City, New York in 1977 and received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1999. Her solo and two-artist exhibitions include 'Erika Somogyi: Reawakening,' Kristen Lorello, New York, NY, 'Violet Dawn Love Song,' Monya Rowe, New York, NY, 'Alix Smith / Erika Somogyi,' Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy, and 'Nature's Rituals and Mistaken Identities,' Rocket Projects, Miami, Florida. Her works have been exhibited in group exhibitions at Essex Flowers, New York, NY, ARENA, Brooklyn, NY, Griffith Moon, Santa Monica, CA, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA, and La Montagne Gallery, Boston, MA, among other venues.

8/6/21 5:00pm - 11/5/21 12:00am

Epsilon Spires, 190 Main Street, Brattleboro

Friday, September 24, 2021
Sep
24
2021

Film | The Alpinist (PG-13) at Pentangle Arts

Film | The Alpinist (PG-13) at Pentangle Arts

Masks required inside the theatre, regardless of vaccination status, except while enjoying Concessions.

Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, far from the limelight. On remote alpine faces, the free-spirited 23-year-old Canadian makes some of the boldest solo ascents in history. Yet, he draws scant attention. With no cameras, no rope, and no margin for error, Leclerc’s approach is the essence of solo adventure. Nomadic and publicity shy, he doesn’t own a phone or car, and is reluctant to let a film crew in on his pure vision of climbing. Veteran filmmaker Peter Mortimer (THE DAWN WALL) sets out to make a film about Leclerc but struggles to keep up with his elusive subject. Then, Leclerc embarks on a historic adventure in Patagonia that will redefine what is possible in solo climbing.

9/24/21 7:30pm - 9:15pm

Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, Woodstock

Aug
26
2021
– THRU –
Sep
26
2021

New Artists and New Work

New Artists and New Work

August 26 - September 26: Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts will feature work by new artists Gay Malin, sculptor, and Cameron Schmitz, painter. Also on view are 2 Wolf Kahn prints,
new paintings by Jim Urbaska, sculpture by Tim Segar, prints by Susan Osgood and Emily Mason, and assemblages by Maine artist Lauren Pollaro. (Image: Wolf Kahn, House among Trees, 1997, A/P 21/25, collagraph and drypoint)

8/26/21 11:00am - 9/26/21 5:00pm

Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, Brattleboro

Sep
3
2021
– THRU –
Sep
26
2021

In-SIght Photography Project Benefit Auction and Open House

In-SIght Photography Project Benefit Auction and Open House

In-Sight Photography Project invites you to be part of our 23rd Annual Benefit Auction, a special event where a broad community of artists and In-Sight supporters come together to showcase the creativity and vision present in the photo world. An eclectic collection of over 100 works of art, representing renowned photographers, will be available for bidding online at www.insightphotography.org/auction2021 from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3 - 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021.

This year, in addition to the online auction, we are excited to host a showcase of selected work from our community of auction donors. Pieces will be on display at our Open House on September 3rd, at 183 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Auction proceeds support In-Sight's Scholarship Fund serving youth ages 11 - 18. In-Sight programs offer students a creative voice and outlet, tools for developing self-awareness, and the encouragement to become actively engaged in their communities.

9/3/21 5:00pm - 9/26/21 6:00pm

183 Main Street, Suite 3, Brattleboro

Sep
5
2021
– THRU –
Oct
17
2021

Stone Valley Arts presents THE MONOTYPE GUILD OF NEW ENGLAND : PRIORITY PRINTS EXHIBITION

Stone Valley Arts presents THE MONOTYPE GUILD OF NEW ENGLAND : PRIORITY PRINTS EXHIBITION

Priority Prints is an exhibition of 140 monotypes created by 80 artist members of the Monotype Guild of New England.This is an evocative collection of art work that invites us to slow down and look closely.The artists in this exhibition explored a wide range of printmaking methods beyond the direct roll of ink on a hard surface that include : etching, woodcut, linocut, lithography, screen printing, cyanotype, collograph, solar plate, gel plate and many more. To create a monotype is to work with deliberateness and intention while embracing serendipity and surprise. This exhibition of monotypes reveals a community of diverse artists dedicated to the art of the ‘unique print’. This is generous work. The exhibit leads one to discover the many ways that a monotype ‘strikes to the heart of the matter’. Open Gallery Hours : Sundays 1:00 -4:00 pm and in conjunction with all on-site events and by appointment

9/5/21 1:00pm - 10/17/21 4:00pm

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, Poultney

Sep
3
2021
– THRU –
Oct
31
2021

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand
Re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography. September 3 – Oct 31, 2021
22 High Street #205 (enter on Green street)
Brattleboro Vermont

Opening reception: Sept 3, 5-8pm (in person)
Artist Talk: Sept 15, 2021 5:30 (in person)

Statement:
Now is Always was begun during the Great Depression when Vaune Trachtman’s father, Joseph Harold Trachtman (1914-1971), shot a few rolls of film near his father’s drugstore in Center City, Philadelphia. Nearly 90 years later, her sister found the negatives and gave them to Trachtman. Working from her father’s original negatives, she combined the people from his neighborhood with her own images, many of which were shot from windows and moving vehicles. Now is Always is their collaboration across time.

There is a personal aspect to Now is Always, but Trachtman wants the work to be more expansive than a dialogue between the father she didn’t know and the daughter he knew only as a child. In Now is Always, Trachtman wants to create a feeling of collapsed-yet-expanded time.

Bio:
Vaune Trachtman is a photographer and printmaker whose work honors the methods and tones of historic processes, but without the toxic chemicals. Formerly a master printer of silver gelatin prints and asphaltum-based photogravures, she began to feel that her immune-system was being compromised by those processes. She now makes gravures with little more than light and water. Her images explore the evanescence of dreams and memory— a “fleeting, wondrous, sacred habitation” (Collier Brown, Od Review).

Vaune was born in Philadelphia and attended the Tyler School of Art and Marlboro College. She received her M.A. from New York University and The International Center for Photography. She worked in the imaging department of TIME Inc. for many years. She lives in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Now is Always is presented by the Vermont Center of Photography and has additional support from the Vermont Arts Council, NEA and the Tusen Takk Foundation. This series was started while in residency at the Vermont Studio Center.

Image info:
Reverie 2021
From the NOW IS ALWAYS series.
Photopolymer gravure with surface roll.
28” X 34” / Edition of 6

9/3/21 5:30pm - 10/31/21 11:59pm

Vermont Center of Photography 22 High Street #205 Brattleboro Vermont, Brattleboro

Aug
6
2021
– THRU –
Nov
5
2021

Erika Somogyi: Luminous Bloom

Erika Somogyi: Luminous Bloom

A solo exhibition of atmospheric watercolors that blend figuration and abstraction to convey the peaceful enjoyment and contemplation of the natural world and the different sensorial qualities of energy such as sound, the flowing and crashing of water, air and heat.
Exhibition Opening 5pm Friday, August 6th. Open during events and by Appointment.

Erika Somogyi's compositions include portions of the female figure set within interlacing patterns. Young women appear in various actions in nature--reading in a garden, bird watching, listening to the sound of an emptied conch, and peering through the openings in a latticework fence. Dragonflies, butterflies, and species of flowers (poppies, daffodils, roses, and forsythia) are inspired by photographs Somogyi takes in Brooklyn of her flower garden, her childrens' excitement of viewing insects through a magnifying glass, and the unexpected appearance of wildlife in New York during the pandemic. Other elements capture memories of family camping trips at the seaside, lighting candles by a fire, playing cards, or cooling off with a handmade paper fan. Rectangular playing cards spiral like the roundness of a shell, and cascade like waterfalls. The peaceful enjoyment of the natural world, contemplation, spirituality, and calm, lend a feel of relaxation to each scene.

Somogyi uses a layered approach to creating her compositions. Starting with an under drawing, she chooses a particular set of colors to wash over the surface of the paper that she then joins with abstract patterns comprised of repeated lines and waves. From this imagery, Somogyi defines the figurative aspects of her work with paint--flowers, cards, hands, and the faces of her subjects. At times her linear patterns bend into the outline of a woman's face in profile, reverberating in space. Other times her repeated waves suggest a gaze into an endless sea, the sensorial qualities of flowing and crashing water, and different forms of energy such as air, sound, and heat.

Artist Bio:
Erika Somogyi lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She was born in New City, New York in 1977 and received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1999. Her solo and two-artist exhibitions include 'Erika Somogyi: Reawakening,' Kristen Lorello, New York, NY, 'Violet Dawn Love Song,' Monya Rowe, New York, NY, 'Alix Smith / Erika Somogyi,' Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy, and 'Nature's Rituals and Mistaken Identities,' Rocket Projects, Miami, Florida. Her works have been exhibited in group exhibitions at Essex Flowers, New York, NY, ARENA, Brooklyn, NY, Griffith Moon, Santa Monica, CA, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA, and La Montagne Gallery, Boston, MA, among other venues.

8/6/21 5:00pm - 11/5/21 12:00am

Epsilon Spires, 190 Main Street, Brattleboro

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Sep
25
2021

Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals!

Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals!

Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals!
Saturday, September 25th at 10 am
Year-round, Lindsay brings her larger-than-life Puppet Pals to child and family audiences across New England. Filled with silliness, active audience engagement, and memorable characters, this series of charming short stories will delight the young and the young at heart!

LINDSAY & HER PUPPET PALS!
Lindsay’s funny, fast-paced, and highly interactive variety show delights the young and the young at heart! Kids will meet several larger than life, hand-crafted puppets...Perhaps a goofy moose, a heroic tiger, or a lovable bear. Oh my! Maybe a dancing robot or flamingo, an adorable mouse, a stubborn goat, a shy dragon, or a singing dinosaur! Come find out who's making an appearance this time!

Lindsay has been performing full-time since 2011, presenting to several thousand children each year. Through animated storytelling and thoughtful messaging, she hopes to inspire creative play, resilience, and empathy in even the youngest. She also believes shared joy and laughter strengthens communities.

This program is a great fit for ages 3-8 and families.

Advance purchase is strongly recommended! Space is limited in the Hayloft!

9/25/21 10:00am

Artistree Community Arts Center, South Pomfret

Sep
25
2021

Film | The Alpinist (PG-13) at Pentangle Arts

Film | The Alpinist (PG-13) at Pentangle Arts

Masks required inside the theatre, regardless of vaccination status, except while enjoying Concessions.

Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, far from the limelight. On remote alpine faces, the free-spirited 23-year-old Canadian makes some of the boldest solo ascents in history. Yet, he draws scant attention. With no cameras, no rope, and no margin for error, Leclerc’s approach is the essence of solo adventure. Nomadic and publicity shy, he doesn’t own a phone or car, and is reluctant to let a film crew in on his pure vision of climbing. Veteran filmmaker Peter Mortimer (THE DAWN WALL) sets out to make a film about Leclerc but struggles to keep up with his elusive subject. Then, Leclerc embarks on a historic adventure in Patagonia that will redefine what is possible in solo climbing.

9/25/21 7:30pm - 9:15pm

Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, Woodstock

Aug
26
2021
– THRU –
Sep
26
2021

New Artists and New Work

New Artists and New Work

August 26 - September 26: Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts will feature work by new artists Gay Malin, sculptor, and Cameron Schmitz, painter. Also on view are 2 Wolf Kahn prints,
new paintings by Jim Urbaska, sculpture by Tim Segar, prints by Susan Osgood and Emily Mason, and assemblages by Maine artist Lauren Pollaro. (Image: Wolf Kahn, House among Trees, 1997, A/P 21/25, collagraph and drypoint)

8/26/21 11:00am - 9/26/21 5:00pm

Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, Brattleboro

Sep
3
2021
– THRU –
Sep
26
2021

In-SIght Photography Project Benefit Auction and Open House

In-SIght Photography Project Benefit Auction and Open House

In-Sight Photography Project invites you to be part of our 23rd Annual Benefit Auction, a special event where a broad community of artists and In-Sight supporters come together to showcase the creativity and vision present in the photo world. An eclectic collection of over 100 works of art, representing renowned photographers, will be available for bidding online at www.insightphotography.org/auction2021 from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3 - 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021.

This year, in addition to the online auction, we are excited to host a showcase of selected work from our community of auction donors. Pieces will be on display at our Open House on September 3rd, at 183 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Auction proceeds support In-Sight's Scholarship Fund serving youth ages 11 - 18. In-Sight programs offer students a creative voice and outlet, tools for developing self-awareness, and the encouragement to become actively engaged in their communities.

9/3/21 5:00pm - 9/26/21 6:00pm

183 Main Street, Suite 3, Brattleboro

May
8
2021
– THRU –
Oct
9
2021

Kid's painting class

Kid's painting class

Kid's Painting Class
with instructor Deb Dauphanais

2nd Saturday of each month starting on May 8th
10-11am

Ages 6-12
Minimum students: 5
Maximum students: 8

Sign up for 4 weeks for $60 or
Per Class $20
REMEMBER: Pre-register & pre-pay before class

5/8/21 10:00am - 10/9/21 11:00am

Chaffee Art Center (16 South Main St.), Rutland

Sep
5
2021
– THRU –
Oct
17
2021

Stone Valley Arts presents THE MONOTYPE GUILD OF NEW ENGLAND : PRIORITY PRINTS EXHIBITION

Stone Valley Arts presents THE MONOTYPE GUILD OF NEW ENGLAND : PRIORITY PRINTS EXHIBITION

Priority Prints is an exhibition of 140 monotypes created by 80 artist members of the Monotype Guild of New England.This is an evocative collection of art work that invites us to slow down and look closely.The artists in this exhibition explored a wide range of printmaking methods beyond the direct roll of ink on a hard surface that include : etching, woodcut, linocut, lithography, screen printing, cyanotype, collograph, solar plate, gel plate and many more. To create a monotype is to work with deliberateness and intention while embracing serendipity and surprise. This exhibition of monotypes reveals a community of diverse artists dedicated to the art of the ‘unique print’. This is generous work. The exhibit leads one to discover the many ways that a monotype ‘strikes to the heart of the matter’. Open Gallery Hours : Sundays 1:00 -4:00 pm and in conjunction with all on-site events and by appointment

9/5/21 1:00pm - 10/17/21 4:00pm

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, Poultney

May
8
2021
– THRU –
Oct
23
2021

Artisan Marketplace

Artisan Marketplace

10x10 Booths featuring all forms of the arts, variety of crafts, specialty foods and more will be on the Chaffee Art Center mansion at 16 South Main Street, Rutland, VT on the front lawn, side yard and on our grounds near the Carriage House on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. We will be cross promoting with the Farmer’s Market in Depot Park to ensure that people know about these 2 fabulous Markets for original, handmade, locally produced items.

Marketplace Rates:
23 weeks

Member: @$20 = $460
Nonmember: @$25 = $575
Includes booth location request if total fee is paid by 5/8/21.
Front lawn and under Chaffee tent is additional fee but
at a 50% lower rate than listed below.

11 weeks (pre-picked)
Member: @$25 = $275
Nonmember: @$35 = $385
Booth location request, front lawn & under Chaffee tent is added
fee but at a 25% lower rate than listed below if fee paid by 5/8/21.

Per week
Member: $35
Nonmember: $45

5/8/21 10:00am - 10/23/21 2:00pm

Chaffee Art Center (16 South Main St.), Rutland

Sep
3
2021
– THRU –
Oct
31
2021

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography

Vaune Trachtman’s NOW IS ALWAYS is the Inaugural exhibit for the Grand
Re-opening of Vermont Center of Photography. September 3 – Oct 31, 2021
22 High Street #205 (enter on Green street)
Brattleboro Vermont

Opening reception: Sept 3, 5-8pm (in person)
Artist Talk: Sept 15, 2021 5:30 (in person)

Statement:
Now is Always was begun during the Great Depression when Vaune Trachtman’s father, Joseph Harold Trachtman (1914-1971), shot a few rolls of film near his father’s drugstore in Center City, Philadelphia. Nearly 90 years later, her sister found the negatives and gave them to Trachtman. Working from her father’s original negatives, she combined the people from his neighborhood with her own images, many of which were shot from windows and moving vehicles. Now is Always is their collaboration across time.

There is a personal aspect to Now is Always, but Trachtman wants the work to be more expansive than a dialogue between the father she didn’t know and the daughter he knew only as a child. In Now is Always, Trachtman wants to create a feeling of collapsed-yet-expanded time.

Bio:
Vaune Trachtman is a photographer and printmaker whose work honors the methods and tones of historic processes, but without the toxic chemicals. Formerly a master printer of silver gelatin prints and asphaltum-based photogravures, she began to feel that her immune-system was being compromised by those processes. She now makes gravures with little more than light and water. Her images explore the evanescence of dreams and memory— a “fleeting, wondrous, sacred habitation” (Collier Brown, Od Review).

Vaune was born in Philadelphia and attended the Tyler School of Art and Marlboro College. She received her M.A. from New York University and The International Center for Photography. She worked in the imaging department of TIME Inc. for many years. She lives in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Now is Always is presented by the Vermont Center of Photography and has additional support from the Vermont Arts Council, NEA and the Tusen Takk Foundation. This series was started while in residency at the Vermont Studio Center.

Image info:
Reverie 2021
From the NOW IS ALWAYS series.
Photopolymer gravure with surface roll.
28” X 34” / Edition of 6

9/3/21 5:30pm - 10/31/21 11:59pm

Vermont Center of Photography 22 High Street #205 Brattleboro Vermont, Brattleboro

Aug
6
2021
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Nov
5
2021

Erika Somogyi: Luminous Bloom

Erika Somogyi: Luminous Bloom

A solo exhibition of atmospheric watercolors that blend figuration and abstraction to convey the peaceful enjoyment and contemplation of the natural world and the different sensorial qualities of energy such as sound, the flowing and crashing of water, air and heat.
Exhibition Opening 5pm Friday, August 6th. Open during events and by Appointment.

Erika Somogyi's compositions include portions of the female figure set within interlacing patterns. Young women appear in various actions in nature--reading in a garden, bird watching, listening to the sound of an emptied conch, and peering through the openings in a latticework fence. Dragonflies, butterflies, and species of flowers (poppies, daffodils, roses, and forsythia) are inspired by photographs Somogyi takes in Brooklyn of her flower garden, her childrens' excitement of viewing insects through a magnifying glass, and the unexpected appearance of wildlife in New York during the pandemic. Other elements capture memories of family camping trips at the seaside, lighting candles by a fire, playing cards, or cooling off with a handmade paper fan. Rectangular playing cards spiral like the roundness of a shell, and cascade like waterfalls. The peaceful enjoyment of the natural world, contemplation, spirituality, and calm, lend a feel of relaxation to each scene.

Somogyi uses a layered approach to creating her compositions. Starting with an under drawing, she chooses a particular set of colors to wash over the surface of the paper that she then joins with abstract patterns comprised of repeated lines and waves. From this imagery, Somogyi defines the figurative aspects of her work with paint--flowers, cards, hands, and the faces of her subjects. At times her linear patterns bend into the outline of a woman's face in profile, reverberating in space. Other times her repeated waves suggest a gaze into an endless sea, the sensorial qualities of flowing and crashing water, and different forms of energy such as air, sound, and heat.

Artist Bio:
Erika Somogyi lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She was born in New City, New York in 1977 and received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1999. Her solo and two-artist exhibitions include 'Erika Somogyi: Reawakening,' Kristen Lorello, New York, NY, 'Violet Dawn Love Song,' Monya Rowe, New York, NY, 'Alix Smith / Erika Somogyi,' Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy, and 'Nature's Rituals and Mistaken Identities,' Rocket Projects, Miami, Florida. Her works have been exhibited in group exhibitions at Essex Flowers, New York, NY, ARENA, Brooklyn, NY, Griffith Moon, Santa Monica, CA, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA, and La Montagne Gallery, Boston, MA, among other venues.

8/6/21 5:00pm - 11/5/21 12:00am

Epsilon Spires, 190 Main Street, Brattleboro

May
15
2021
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Nov
28
2021

"Deep Blue" Curated by Katherine Bradford

"Deep Blue" Curated by Katherine Bradford

The Hall Art Foundation is pleased to announce Deep Blue, curated by American artist Katherine Bradford. This group show examines “deep blue” both visually as a color, but also as a phrase that can describe more abstract concepts such as mood, the natural environment, music and even a region’s political landscape. Over 70 paintings, sculptures, photographs, works on paper and videos by 70 artists from the Hall and Hall Art Foundation collections will be included. On view from 15 May through 28 November 2021. Sa–Su. 11AM - 4PM. Self-guided visits. Advance reservations recommended, but not required. $10 pp.

5/15/21 11:00am - 11/28/21 4:00pm

Hall Art Foundation | Reading, Vermont, Reading