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EXHIBITS

Through Feb. 5: The Paletteers of Vermont Winter Art Show. Aldrich Library, Milne Room, 6 Washington St., Barre. paletteers.us

Through Feb. 5: Expressive Energies in Painting. Collaborative exhibit of paintings by Jack Sabon and Maggie Neale expressing energies, external and internal. City Center main hall, 89 Main St., Montpelier. colormuse@gmail.com. sabonart@yahoo.com

Through Feb. 6: Joseph Salerno, Dark Woods. Paintings. Vermont Student Center Gallery, 98 Pearl St., Johnson. josephsalernostudio.com

Through Feb. 10: Tina Grant. Photographs — most are stunning close-ups of birds. Gifford Medical Center gallery, 44 S. Main St., Randolph. 728-7000.

Through Feb. 20: Studio Place Arts Winter 2016 Exhibits. Gallery hours: Tues.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat, noon–4 p.m. SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. studioplacearts.com

   Main floor: From the Center for Cartoon Studies Archives, A 10 Year Anniversary Exhibit.

   Second floor: Athena Petra Tasiopoulos, Beyond… Mixed media works on paper.

   Third floor: Andy Frost, Paintings on the Tour for World Peace

Through Feb. 27: From the Traditional to the Abstract: Watercolors by Area VWS Members. Exhibit of seventeen area members of the Vermont Watercolor Society. A mix between professional and novice watercolor artists with subject matters ranging from the traditional landscape to figure studies and abstracts. Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury. axelsgallery.com

Through Feb. 28: Kate Fetherston, Nature Moments. Paintings explore the language of nature. With light, color and texture each image captures a moment — a layering of awareness, memory and invention. Opening: Feb. 5, 4–8 p.m. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. cheshirecatclothing.com

Through Feb. 28: Linda Hogan, On Certain Days. Photographs. Opening: Feb. 5, 4–5:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org

Through March 1: Peggy duPont. Paintings in this collection are inspired by the Vermont landscape. Morrisville Post Office, 16 Portland St., Morrisville. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org

Through March 1: Tom Cullins and Kelly Holt, Alternatives. Photographs and mixed media. The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org

Through March 1: Caroline McKinney, Humans and Other Animals. Watercolor portraiture. River Arts Center, Common Space Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org

Through March 12: Northern Vermont Artists Association Member Show. A diverse selection of artwork including Robert Brunelle, and Janet Bonneau. Gallery hours: Tues.–Sat., noon–4 p.m. T.W. Wood Gallery, Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery@gmail.com. twwoodgallery.org

Through March. 19: Salvage. Artists repurpose, reposition and reimagine salvaged materials to bring new meaning to found objects. Chandler Gallery, 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

Through March 30: Annie Tiberio Cameron. Wilderness images taken on artist’s solo camping sojourns 1991–2006. Vermont Technical College, Hartness Library Gallery, 124 Admin Dr., Randolph Center.

Through March 31: Elizabeth Billings and Michael Sacca, Close to Home. Billings will display her site-specific installations inspired by the elements of nature and technology. Sacca’s exhibit of detailed photographic images marries the two disciplines conceptually. ArtWalk Reception: Feb. 5, 4–7 p.m. I.D. required for admission. The Governor’s Gallery, Pavilion Office Building, 109 State St., 5F, Montpelier.

Through March 31: Kate Gridley, Passing Through — Portraits of Emerging Adults. Life-sized oil portraits. ArtWalk Reception: Feb. 5, 4–7 p.m. Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, 111 State St., Montpelier.

Through April 8: Tom Leytham, The Other Working Landscape. 26 watercolor prints by the Montpelier architect and artist. The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin.

Through April 10: Intimacy + Materiality. Explores material and pronounces the handmade or methods of making through the lens of contemporary studio, social and design practices. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. helenday.com

Through April 10: Carole Frances Lung aka Frau Fiber, People’s Cloth Trade Show: The t-shirt is the problem. Through her alter ego Frau Fiber, Lung utilizes a hybrid of playful activism, cultural criticism, research and spirited crafting of one of a kind garment production performances. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. helenday.com

Through April 15: Lynn Newcomb’s Etchings: The Power of Black Ink; Two Decades of Printmaking. Tools, bridges and abstract etchings. Gallery hours: Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–4 p.m. White River Gallery (in BALE building), 35 S. Windsor St., S. Royalton. lynnnewcombvt.com

Through June 30: Saddle Up! Norwich Cavalry: Training, Touring and Tactics on Horseback. The story of the Norwich Cavalry and its establishment is full of wonderful images of the days when equines were part of the daily life at the University. Norwich University, Sullivan Museum and History Center, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. 485-2183. academics.norwich.edu/museum/

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. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St., Montpelier. Free with admission to museum. 828-2180. vermonthistory.org/calendar

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Feb. 5: Winter Art Walk. Local art and Vermont-made chocolate at 28 downtown locations. Pick up a guide at any participating venue and stroll at your own pace from venue to venue. All venues will have chocolate samples, and some will have chocolate for sale! Look for luminaries too. 4–8 p.m. Downtown Montpelier.

Feb. 5: Opening Reception for Art Walk Exhibition at The Front. See the latest work of artist members of The Front, Montpelier’s only collective art gallery. Stop in for some snacks and art viewing during Art Walk. 4–8 p.m. The Front Gallery, 6 Barre St., Montpelier. hannah@draw-lucky.com. thefrontvt.com.

Feb. 5: Expressive Energies in Painting Closing Reception. Collaborative exhibit of paintings by Jack Sabon and Maggie Neale. 4 p.m. City Center, 89 Main St., Montpelier

Feb. 5: Artist Reception: Caryn King, View to the Souls of Animals. Large-scale, emotionally intimate portraits of barnyard animals. Hosted by Vermont Arts Council. 4–7 p.m. Spotlight Gallery, 136 State St., Montpelier.

Feb. 5: Mad River Rug Hookers. Artists ranging from beginners to experts and encompassing years of experience have shared their favorite hooked rug pieces. With music by Karen Smith and Tony Ioannidis. Raffles, beverages. Bring a potluck dish if you can. 5–6:30 p.m. Three Mountain Café, 107 Mad River Green, Waitsfield.

Feb. 5: The Art of Cartooning with Robert Brunelle Jr. Brunelle will speak about his work and present images and videos. Refreshments served. 6–7 p.m. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. Free. 262-6035. twwoodgallery@gmail.com. twwoodgallery.org

Feb. 13: U.S. and Them Photo Exhibit Closing Reception. Week-long photography exhibit featuring stills of a live multimedia dance documentary. Choreographed by Amia Cervantes and photographed by Aja Zoecklein, U.S. and Them highlights the separation of family by undocumented immigration and the flawed U.S. Immigration System. Photography viewing 6 p.m.; works in progress showcase 7 p.m. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St., Montpelier. By donation. 229-4676. amia.cervantes@gmail.com

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Helen Day Arts Center: 25th Exposed Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. Artists are invited to submit proposals for the annual outdoor sculpture exhibition throughout the town of Stowe. Deadline: Feb. 12. For more information: helenday.com. For questions: exposed@helenday.com