Visual Arts

EXHIBITS

Through Apr. 27: Corrina Thurston, Wildfire in Colored Pencil. Green Bean Visual Gallery at Capitol Grounds. 27 State St., Montpelier. curator@capitolgrounds.com.corrinathurston.com.

Through Apr. 30: Linda Pruitt, Re-Wilding. Shamanic Painting.Journeying around the medicine wheel and through the Worlds. Kellogg-Hubbard Libarary, fiction room. 135 Main St., Montpelier. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Through Apr. 30:Arny and Cil Spahn. Photographs of the Southwest. Gifford Medical Center Gallery. 44 S. Main St., Randolph. Free. 728-2324.

Through Apr. 30: Gretchen Besio. Gretchen Besio’s quilts come in many forms and feature hand-dyed fabrics and uniquely sewn pieces. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. cheshirecatclothing.com.

Painting by James Nace, acrylic on masonite, currently on display at the State House Cafeteria through May 2nd.  Part of the exhibit, Artists of GRACE 2014.

Painting by James Nace, acrylic on masonite, currently on display at the State House Cafeteria through May 2nd. Part of the exhibit, Artists of GRACE 2014.

Through May 2: Artists of GRACE 2014.Featuring works by Merrill Densmore, T.J. Goodrich, Dot Kibbee and James Nace. All four artists have participated in programs sponsored by the Grassroots Art and Community Effort (GRACE). Mon. 8 a.m.–6 .m.; Tue. 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Fri. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. The State House Cafeteria. 115 State St., Montpelier. 828-0749.

Through May 9: The Barre Paletteers, Zebra/Water/Fruit. The artists have been challenged to combine these themes in one piece of work. Other artwork will also be shown. During library hours. Aldrich Library, Milne Room. 6 Washington St., Barre. 476-7550.

Through May 16: Poetry StoryWalk Exhibit.This exhibit matches the poetry of Mary Oliver and Wendell Berry with the work of local artists and photographers. Montpelier Senior Activity Center. 58 Barre St., Montpelier. 223-2518

Through May 22: Fine Art Photography Exhibit.Featuring photographs by Annie Tiberio Cameron, Sandra Shenk and Lisa Dimondstein. 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; closed for lunch Noon–12:30 p.m. Lamoille County Court House. 154 Main St., Hyde Park. Free; photo ID required to enter building. 223-2204. anniecameronphotography.com.

Edie Lovett’s photography exhibit, Backstage at the Rainbow Cattle Co.: The Drag Queens of Dummerston, Vermont on display at the Plainfield Community Center gallery through May 22nd.

Edie Lovett’s photography exhibit, Backstage at the Rainbow Cattle Co.: The Drag Queens of Dummerston, Vermont on display at the Plainfield Community Center gallery through May 22nd.

Through May 22: Evie Lovett, Backstage at the Rainbow Cattle Co.: The Drag Queens of Dummerston, Vermont.Reception Apr. 17, 5–8 p.m. Plainfield Community Center, gallery. 153 Main St. Plainfield. Free. 454-1030.

Through May 31: Studio Place Arts Announces 3 Exhibits. It’s Black and White, an exhibit that reveals the stark beauty and dynamic energy of opposites. Main Floor Gallery; 2014 Silent Auction Exhibition, benefits SPA art programs. Open through May 9. Second Floor Gallery; Tangents:  Fiber Diversified, an exhibit of innovative textile art by 14 Vermont members of the Surface Design Association. Artist Talks Apr. 26, 3–4 p.m. Third Floor Gallery. Studio Place Arts. 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. studioplacearts.com.

Through May 31: Ana Campinile, Lapins Agile. Studies of feral hares in their element. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1431.

Through May 31:Round. An exhibition of objects of circular shape, from the Sullivan Museum collection. Sullivan Museum and History Center, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. 485-2183. Norwich.edu/museum.

Through May 31: John Snell.Photographs of animals during John Snell’s recent trip to Botswana. Chill Vermont Gelato. 32 State St., Montpelier. 229-1751. eyeimagein.com. stillearningtosee.com.

Through May 31: John Snell, Preview of Coming Attractions.Photographs by John Snell of Spring flowers and leaves. Savoy Theater lobby, 26 Main St., Montpelier. 229-1751. eyeimagein.com. stillearningtosee.com.

Through Jun. 1:Barbara Leber, Twists and Turns.  A show of paintings in acrylic on masonite. Reception Apr. 25, 5–7 p.m. Blinking Light Gallery. 16 Main St., Plainfield. 454-0141. blinkinglightgallery.com.

Through Jun.1: Student Art Show – Exhibit.Begins May 2.A month-long exhibit presenting the extraordinary artistic talents of students in the greater Stowe area, featuring Stowe Elementary, Stowe High School, Stowe Middle School, and guest schools Thatcher Brook Elementary and Harwood High School. Wed.–Sun., Noon–5 p.m. Helen Day Arts Center. 90 Pond St., Stowe. Free. 253-8358. education@helenday.com. helenday.com. 

Through Jun. 17: Tom Cullins, Recent Works. Influenced by the artist’s yearly travels to Greece and reflects the aesthetics of place: crisp light, intense color, cubist composition and the lure of negative space. An award-winning architect and artist, Cullins uses paint and photography to explore form, light, detail and composition. West Branch Gallery and Sculpture Park, 17 Towne Farm Ln. Stowe. 253-8943. art@westbranchgallery.com. westbranchgallery.com.

Through Jun. 17: Rebecca Kinkead, Local Color.West Branch Gallery and Sculpture Park, 17 Towne Farm Ln. Stowe. 253-8943. art@westbranchgallery.com. westbranchgallery.com.

Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio in Montpelier hosts What is This Joy? An exhibit of photo-based images on reclaimed tiles by Maayan Kasimov.

Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio in Montpelier hosts What is This Joy? An exhibit of photo-based images on reclaimed tiles by Maayan Kasimov.

Through Jun. 30: What is This Joy?A tribute to our fellow creatures and their sacred dance. Photo-based images on reclaimed tiles by Maayan Kasimov. Art Walk Reception Jun. 6. Mon.–Fri., 3:30–8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio. 18 Langdon St., 3F, Montpelier. visualrites.com.

Floating Grasses by Dianne Shullenberger is made entirely of bits of fabric sewed together, creating an exquisite collage. Currently on display in The Governor’s Gallery at The Pavilion, Montpelier.

Floating Grasses by Dianne Shullenberger is made entirely of bits of fabric sewed together, creating an exquisite collage. Currently on display in The Governor’s Gallery at The Pavilion, Montpelier.

Through Jun. 30: Dianne Shullenberger, Re-Envisioned. Fabric collages and colored pencil works. The Governor’s Gallery, Pavilion State Office Building. 109 State St., 5F, Montpelier.

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.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Apr. 17: Visceral Virtual: Design and the Souls of Tools.With Caroline Oh, Guest Designer at the MFA in Graphic Design residency. Lecture explores the new frontier of interactive personal tools and the evolving role of designers. 6 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts, Noble Lounge. 36 College St., Montpelier. Free. samantha.eckert@vcfa.edu. vcfa.edu/graphic-design.

Apr. 22: Teen Art Studio.  With Photographer Paul Rogers. Get inspired and make art with professional artists in this free open studio. Ages 11–18. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Helen Day Art Center. 90 Pond St., Stowe. Free. 253-8358. education@helenday.com. helenday.com.

Apr. 25: Peeps Art for Children.Make an imaginative, 3-D mixed media diorama or sculpture using Peeps marshmallow candies. Advance enrollment needed. Ages 7–13. 1:30–3:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts. 201 N. Main St., Barre. $10. Register: 479-7069. studioplacearts.com.

Poster art by Kathrena Ravenhorst- Adams, one of 20 artists participating in the Ninth Annual Northfield Art Show, April 25–27.

Poster art by Kathrena Ravenhorst-
Adams, one of 20 artists participating in the Ninth Annual Northfield Art Show, April 25–27.

Apr. 25–27: Ninth Annual Northfield Art Show. Paintings, fiber arts, photography, pastels, and basketry by 20 artists from Northfield and surrounding towns. Fri., Noon–9 p.m. (reception 7–9 p.m.); Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., Noon–4 p.m. Brown Public Library Community Room. 93 S. Main St., Northfield. Free.painemountainarts.wordpress.com.