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Through Nov. 22: Fractured: Works on Paper. Group exhibition of works on paper looks at fractured space through the lens of the narrative, structure and optics and how those constructions or deconstructions create new meaning, new perceptions and new truths. Gallery hours: Wed.–Sun., noon–5 p.m. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358.

Through Nov. 25: More than Meets the Eye: Portraits and Figures by August Burns. Axel’s Gallery, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury. 244-7801.

Through Nov. 28: Paintings of Janet Wormser. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581.

Through Nov. 30: Mark Lorah, Building Blocks. Vibrant, blocky abstract artworks. Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St., Barre.

Through Nov. 30: Rita Ioannidis. Bright, cheerful artworks include sheep, flowers, forests and local landmarks. A frequent traveler, the artist’s subject matter includes scenes from Iran, Baku, Turkey and Russia. Three Mountain Café, 107 Mad River Green, Waitsfield. Free. 496-5470

Through Dec. 5: Monique Van de Ven, Gleaned Near South Royalton. Ceramics. Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Pl., S. Royalton. Free. 763-7094.

Through Dec. 12: Erica Sears. Vibrant collection of abstract works in paint and collage. Gifford Medical Center art gallery (just inside main entrance), 44 S. Main St., Randolph. 728-7000.

Through Dec. 15: Phyllis Chase, Life in Vermont. Oil paintings and framed limited edition prints. Capitol Grounds, 27 State St., Montpelier.

Through Dec. 18: The Paletteers of Vermont Fall Art Show. Open during regular library hours. Aldrich Public Library, Milne Room, 6 Washington St., Barre.

Through Dec. 23: ANIMAL: Photo Retrospective Exhibit. ANIMAL is dance-based interdisciplinary project directed by Montpelier-based artist Hanna Satterlee.  A two-year creation period was used to draft the work in public indoor and outdoor performances. Opening reception: Nov. 22, 4–8 p.m. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio Foyer Gallery, 18 Langdon St., 3F, Montpelier. Donations welcome.

Through Dec. 31: Neysa Russo, Felt Tapestry Exhibit. The tapestries are created using a combination of wet felting and needle felting techniques using mostly local wool. Bagitos, Main St., Montpelier. 249-4715.

Through Dec. 31: Bob Aiken, Vermont Impressionist. Vermont landscapes depicting rural fields, rivers, mountains and small villages. Acrylic with palette knife. Mon.–Fri., 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Festival Gallery, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield. 496-6682.

Through Dec. 31: The Governor’s Gallery Presents Interface. Works by Almuth Palinkas and sculpture by Jeanne Cariati. Photo I.D. required. Art Walk Reception: Dec. 4, 4–7 p.m. The Pavilion Building, 109 State St., 5F, Montpelier.

Through Dec. 31: Celebrate. Annual local arts exhibit featuring a wide variety of fine art and crafts created by SPA member artists. The show is on all three floors of the historic SPA building and includes hundreds of one-of-a-kind gifts. Tues.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., noon–4 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069.

Through Dec. 31: 1st annual MSAC Member Art Show. More than a dozen MSAC members will showcase their work, including photographs, pastels and watercolors. Opening reception: Nov. 30, 5–7 p.m. during open house. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. 223-2518.

Through Jan. 4: Larry Golden, Traditional Painter. Landscape paintings on canvas. Gallery hours: Mon.–Thurs., 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.–2 p.m. The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Free. 888-1261.

Through Jan. 15: Cross-stitch and Multi-media by Heidi Chamberlain & Upcycled Christmas Stockings by Nancy Gadue. Heidi Chamberlain is an eclectic artist who does collages and cross stitch. Nancy Gadue, crafter extraordinaire, creates Christmas stockings with boiled wool and recycled sweaters. Opening Reception: Dec. 4, 4–8 p.m. Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981.

Through Jan . 15: Mathew Peake, Barbara Baker-Bury and Scott J Morgan, Turn, Turn, Turn Art Exhibit. Includes paintings that have been turned in the making, resulting in finished pieces that can be viewed with interest from any direction. A unique rotating frame allows a viewer to see the painting one way, and invites the viewer to easily turn the piece any number of degrees, to view it from completely different perspectives. Opening reception/artists discussion: Nov. 19, 5–7 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.–Sat., noon–4 p.m. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035.

Through July 19: Blue Ribbons & Burlesque: The Country Fair Photography of Charles Fish. Black and white photographs capture nature and nurture, theatrical illusion, the pursuit of excellence and even the guilty pleasures of fair food. Opening reception: Nov. 21, 1–4 p.m. Talk, 2 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St., Montpelier. Free with admission to museum. 828-2180.



Through Nov. 22: A Festival of Wreaths. Community exhibit and silent auction. High bidders announced Nov. 22. Gallery hours: Thurs.–Sun., 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bryan Memorial Gallery, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville. 644-5100.

Dec. 4: Montpelier Art Walk. Holiday art walk, baked goods theme. Enjoy local art and Vermont made baked goods at local shops in downtown Montpelier. Art Walk is a self-guided tour, enjoy Montpelier’s quaint downtown while taking in the art. 4–8 p.m. 223-9604.

Dec. 4–5: Cheap Art Holiday Sale. Dec. 4, 4–7 p.m.; Dec. 5, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Christ Church, 64 State St. Montpelier. 225-6628.



Chandler Gallery in Randolph, Vermont seeks submissions for “Salvage,” a show of works made by found and arranged materials. From collage to assemblage, surface to sculpture, how does the reimagining of salvaged parts come together in your work? Deadline: December 9th by midnight EST. “Salvage” will open in January and run through March 5th. Submissions can be made to salvage.

The Front, a cooperative gallery in Montpelier, is looking for new members. Membership dues are $75/month and members are required to staff the gallery for at least 3 hours/month and to serve on a working committee. Interested artists should send a link to an online portfolio(preferred) or 5 images under 1M to ASAP, or by Nov. 29. Please also include a paragraph about why you think membership would be good for you and for the gallery.