Visual Arts

EXHIBITS

Through Nov. 21: Ben Peberdy. Collage artist also known as Deluxe Unlimited. Gallery SIX, 6 Barre St., Montpelier. 552-8620. gallerysixvt@gmail.com. gallerysix.weebly.com.

Through Nov. 22: Art Resource Association Group Exhibit. An organization of Central Vermont artists share their artwork throughout the library. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Through Nov. 23: Matthew Christopher, The Age of Consequences. Photographs of abandoned spaces in America. Gallery hours: Wed.–Sun., noon–5 p.m. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. Donations. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com/exhibitions/upcoming

Through Dec. 1: Neysa Russo, Felt Tapestry Exhibit. Handmade felt tapestries, rugs and home décor items. All felt is handmade and created using a variety of sheep breeds, and a combination of wet felting and needle felting techniques. Bagitos, 28 Main St., Montpelier. neysa.russo@live.com.

Through Dec. 1: Gigi Deslauliers, India by Heart. Tells her own personal story of arriving in India 30 years ago for the first time and being so taken with the people and culture they became her own. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., Montpelier.

Through Dec. 1: Alexis Kyriak, Creative Steps. Green Bean Visual Art Gallery at Capitol Grounds, 27 State St., Montpelier. curator@capitolgrounds.com. Fans of Green Bean Visual Arts Gallery on Facebook.

Through Dec. 3: Paul Calter, November. Landscapes. Gifford Medical Center art gallery (just inside the hospital’s main entrance), 44. S. Main St., Randolph. Free and open to the public. 728-7000.

Through Dec. 8: Maryann and Andy Davis. Pen and ink, pastel, oil and watercolor paintings. Gallery hours: Tues.–Fri., noon–6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Pl., S. Royalton.

Through Dec. 18: The Paletteers of Vermont Fall Art Show. Milne Room, Aldrich Public Library, 6 Washington St., Barre. Free. 476-7550.

Through Dec. 19: 1864: Some Suffer So Much. Stories of Norwich alumni who served as military surgeons during the Civil War and traces the history of posttraumatic stress disorder. Sullivan Museum and History Center, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. 485-2183. Norwich.edu/museum.

Through Dec. 19: Art Schaller, Billboard Buildings: Collage and Mixed Media. Sullivan Museum & History Center, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. Free and open to the public. RSVP encouraged: 485-2183. SMHC@norwich.edu. norwich.edu/museum.

Through Dec. 27: Celebrate! Annual local arts celebration featuring artwork and crafts by more than 75 member artists of Studio Place Arts (SPA). Gallery hours: Tues.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., noon–4 p.m. Studio Place Arts, all 3 floors, 201 N. Main St., Barre. studioplacearts.com.

Through Dec. 31: Oils & Watercolors of Susan Bull Riley. Paintings of the botanicals, birds and landscapes of Vermont. Gallery hours vary but are generally Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–3 p.m; Sat. hours start in Oct. The Festival Gallery, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield. 496-6682. vermontartfest.com.

Through Dec. 31: Susan Bull Riley. Vermont landscapes, botanical and bird compositions. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. The Governor’s Gallery, Pavilion Building, 109 State St., 5F, Montpelier. 828-0749.

Through Dec. 31: W. David Powell, Everything Must Go 3.0: Artworks from the New Millennium. Large and vibrant paintings, prints, mixed media and woven pieces. Gallery hours: 8–4:30 p.m. Art in the Vermont Supreme Court, 111 State St., Montpelier. 828-0749.

Through Dec. 31: Joyce Kahn, Out and About. Plein air paintings from Vermont and Mohegan Island, Maine. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through Jan. 4: Sarah LeVeille, Whimsy. Acrylic paintings bring the farmyard to life. Reception: December 18, 5–7 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon.–Thur., 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fri., noon–2 p.m. River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. RiverArtsVT.org.

Through Jan. 4: Lauren Stagnitti, In a Moment. Infrared photography. Reception: Dec. 18, 5–7 p.m.; artist talk 6 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon.–Thur., 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Gallery at River Arts, Folley Hall at the River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Free. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org.

Dec. 5–Jan. 30: Tibetan Buddhist Thankgas. Various artists. Opening: Dec. 5, 4–8 p.m. during Montpelier Art Walk. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1431. tulsitearoom.com.

Through Apr. 10: Green Mountain Graveyards: Photo Exhibit. Fascinating look into the past with these photographs. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St., Montpelier. Exhibit included in museum fee. 828-2180. amanda.gustin@state.vt.us. vermonthistory.org/calendar.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Nov. 22: Community Workshops in Preparation for Waterbury’s Annual River of Light Parade. The parade is scheduled for Dec. 6 in downtown Waterbury. Theme is Our Town: Faces, Places and Buildings From Your Hometown. These free workshops are planned for people to make special willow and tissue-paper lanterns to carry in the parade. Local artist Gowri Savoor will lead the workshops. All tools and material will be provided; feel free to bring a favorite pair of hand-held pruning shears. Not suitable for children under 4; children under 8 must be accompanied by adult. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. with one-hour lunch break. Helen Day Art Center, Pond St., Stowe. Free; donations welcome. Limit 20 participants per workshop. Register: 778-0334 or info@gowrisavoor.com. Parade and workshop info.: https://ariveroflightinwaterbury.wordpress.com.

Dec. 5: Montpelier Art Walk. Venues all over town open their doors for an evening of gallery receptions and works by Central Vermont artists are showcased at multiple locations. 4–8 p.m. Downtown Montpelier. Free. 223-9604. director@montpelieralive.org. montpelieralive.org/artwalk.

Dec. 6, 7: Holiday Paint-In. Artists are encouraged to paint in one of over a dozen stores participating in Country Christmas Weekend in the Mad River Valley. Benefits the Valley Arts Foundation. Artists paint at designated locations along Rte. 100 in the Mad River Valley: Dec, 6, 10 a.m.¬–3 p.m. Artist reception and show: Dec. 6, 3 p.m. Work will be exhibited at the pop-up gallery after 3 p.m on Saturday and all day Sunday. Artist registration and more info.: vermontartfest.com