Visual Arts

EXHIBITS

Through Apr. 4: Cindy Griffith, From Vermont to Alaska. Large-scale and intimate paintings in pastel, oil and acrylic. Copley Gallery, Copley Hospital, Morrisville. 229-4326. cindy.griffith.vt@gmail.com. www.hungermountainarts.com. Hours: daily, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Through Apr. 5: Anne Cummings, Carbon Footprint Portraits, Local Food, and Climate Change Eco-Art. Main Gallery, Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. www.studioplacearts.com.

Through Apr. 5: The Nitty Gritty. Exhibit of industrial buildings, quarries, tools and people of the nearby region. Second Floor Gallery, Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. www.studioplacearts.com.

Through Apr. 5: Jeneane Lunn, Lights of Home. Third Floor Gallery, Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. www.studioplacearts.com.

Through Apr. 13: The Art of Bethany. Featuring artists connected to Bethany Church, including Will Adams, Kevin MacNeil Brown, Kimberley Greeno, Sarah Munro and Arthur Zorn. Bethany Church, 115 Main St., Montpelier. $10. arthurzorn@hotmail.com.

Through Apr. 25: Kent Shaw, Night Photography. Elmore photographer examines the effects of long exposure times. Common Space Gallery, River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. www.riverartsvt.org. Hours: Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Dolphin by Corrina Thurston on display at Capitol Grounds, Montpelier. Part of artist’s exhibit Wildfire in Colored Pencil. Reception April 4, during Montpelier Art Walk.

Dolphin by Corrina Thurston on display at Capitol Grounds, Montpelier. Part of artist’s exhibit Wildfire in Colored Pencil. Reception April 4, during Montpelier Art Walk.

Through Apr. 27: Corrina Thurston, Wildfire in Colored Pencil. Reception during Montpelier Art Walk Apr. 4, 4–7 p.m. Green Bean Visual Gallery at Capitol Grounds. 27 State St., Montpelier. curator@capitolgrounds.com. www.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. www.kellogghubbard.org.

Arny and Cil Spahn’s Photographs of the Southwest currently on display at the Gifford Medical Center Gallery in Randolph.

Arny and Cil Spahn’s Photographs of the Southwest currently on display at the Gifford Medical Center Gallery in Randolph.

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. Opening Apr. 4, 4–8 p.m. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. www.cheshirecatclothing.com.

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 31: Ana Campinile, Lapins Agile. Studies of feral hares in their element. Reception April 4, 4–8 p.m. 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. www.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. www.eyeimagein.com. www.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. www.eyeimagein.comwww.stillearningtosee.com.

Blinking Light Gallery in Plainfield hosts Barbara Leber’s Twists and Turns, a show of paintings in acrylic on masonite.

Blinking Light Gallery in Plainfield hosts Barbara Leber’s Twists and Turns, a show of paintings in acrylic on masonite.

Through Jun. 1: Barbara Leber, Twists and Turns. A show of paintings in acrylic on masonite. Begins Apr. 10. Reception Apr. 25, 5–7 p.m. Blinking Light Gallery. 16 Main St., Plainfield. 454-0141. www.blinkinglightgallery.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. www.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. www.westbranchgallery.com.

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. www.Norwich.edu/museum.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Montpelier Art Walk. Visit up to 20 venues in Montpelier to view exhibits from 20 Vermont artists. 4–8 p.m. Downtown Montpelier. Free. For full list: www.montpelieralive.org.

Apr. 8: Teen Art Studio. With Painter Amber DeVoss. Get inspired to make art with professional artists in this 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. www.helenday.com.

Apr. 15: Sideway Glances: Vernacular Lettering from the Streets of Mexico City. With Lorena Howard-Sheridan, Guest Designer at the MFA in Graphic Design residency. Lecture considers big-scale, public lettering signs in Mexico analyzed from the point of view of graphic design and typography. 6 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts, Noble Lounge. 36 College St., Montpelier. Free. samantha.eckert@vcfa.edu. www.vcfa.edu/graphic-design.

A Tour of Barre’s Studio Place Arts. Sue Higby, Executive Director of SPA, will guide us through the current exhibit at SPA and explain the role of SPA in the arts community of central Vermont. Part of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 1:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. Nominal donation; members free. 454-1234. pdaggett@myfairpoint.net.

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. www.vcfa.edu/graphic-design.