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EXHIBITS

Through June 24: Juliana Cassino Fechter, Landscapes: Above and Below. Oil paintings. Central Vermont Medical Center Art Gallery, 130 Fisher Rd., Berlin. julianaf@sover.net

Through June 26: From Farm to Table. Juried exhibition featuring paintings and photographs by over 50 gallery artists. 100 artworks conjure the edible landscape from planting and growing to harvesting and dining on an abundance of vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers. Gallery hours: Thurs.–Sun., 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bryan Memorial Gallery, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville. bryangallery.org

Through June 26: WATERCOLORS BY ROBERT BLAIR AND JEANETTE BLAIR. Bryan Memorial Gallery, Middle Room, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville. 644-5100. www.bryangallery.org.. 

Through June 29: Paul Calter, Close to Home. An exhibit of sketchbook pages. Gifford Medical Center Art Gallery, 44 S. Main St. (Rt. 12), Randolph. 728-7000.

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 June 30: Fauna and Floral, paper cut-outs by Adrienne Ginter. Exquisitely detailed hand-cut paper and archival foam-core constructions that explore elements of the natural world as well as fanciful narratives depicting ancient myths, history and the artist’s personal experience. Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier. Photo ID required for admission. adrienne.ginter@gmail.com

Through June 30: Ships and Shadows: Collages by Arthur Schaller. These original works are collages assembled on board of cut or ripped pieces of printed matter from assorted publications.  Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, Montpelier.

Through June 30: James Vogler, Who Turned On the Light. Spring show. Abstract oil paintings. White River Gallery at BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., S. Royalton. 498-8438. balevt.org

Through July 5: Rick Loya. The paintings exhibited in this collection at the Morrisville Post Office are inspired by the artist Rick Loya’s surroundings and through his passion for the outdoors as a skier, cyclist and hiker. His work as an artist extends to his love for theater as a set designer and his business as a sign maker. Morrisville Post Office, 16 Portland St., Morrisville. River Arts Center: 888-1261, riverartsvt.org

Through July 15: Exploring the Tarot: An Exhibit of Hand Hooked Rugs. Three-pronged exhibit of hand hooked rugs. Includes “Exploring the Tarot,” through June 25. Concurrently, Green Mountain Hooked Rugs will present “Discovering the Tarot Card Artists” an exhibit of hand hooked rugs at the Gallery from through July 15. Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery@gmail.com twwoodgallery.org

Through July 16: Janet Van Fleet, Stairs. Photographs of the fronts of houses in New Orleans paired them with found objects. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

Through July 16: 3 New Shows at SPA. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. studioplacearts.com

   Main floor: 1 – 2 – 3 – Φ:  Math and Art. A group exhibit on the inspiration of mathematical concepts in art.  Curated by Jody Brown and Janet Van Fleet. Exhibiting Artists: John Anderson, Daryl Bartnett, Tom Batey, Nancy Benerofe, Paul Calter, Ted Ceraldi, Roz Daniels, Robert Fathauer, Mark Gonyea, Chris Jeffrey, Mark Lorah, Mimi Magyar, Liz Nelson, Justin Paluba, Matthew Ramada, Nick Santoro, Bhakti Ziek, Carleen Zimbalatti

   Second floor: 4 x 4 x 4 x 4. Photographs by Holly King; Patricia Lyon-Surrey; Michelle Saffran; and Jackie Smith.

   Third floor: Sacred Cliffs by Matt Larsen. Images of Mukuntuweap (Zion Canyon) in iron, silver and gold

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

Through July 30: Elements by Hope Burgoyne. Oil paintings. Artist reception: June 24, 6–8 p.m. Axel’s Gallery, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury. 244-7801. axelsgallery.com.

Through July 31: Molly Davies: Beyond the Far Blue Mountains. Video by Stowe artist Molly Davies will accompany the work of the world renowned NYC painter Pat Steir’s large solo exhibit of prints and drawings. Gallery hours: noon–5 p.m., Wed.–Sun. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com

June 24–July 31: June Art Exhibition at The Front Gallery. Recent work by the 15 Vermont artists that comprise the artist collective gallery. Opening: June 24, 4–8 p.m. The Front Gallery, 6 Barre St., Montpelier. www.thefrontvt.com glen@thefrontvt.com839-5349
Through Aug. 16: Roger Weingarten, Nightsong with Parasol. Weingarten began producing digital prints and sculpture in the mid-60s after many years of writing and teaching poetry. Weingarten’s work incorporates improv, metamorphosis, history, humor — gallows, satiric, scatological— in and out of a restless imagination. The show encompassed three floors of the CAL building. Come wonder and experience more than 80 works by the artist. Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 595-5252. www.cal-vt.org

Through Sept. 4: Journey Across Boundaries. Thought provoking responses of artists exploring the effects of emotional and physical borders in our ever-changing landscape. Curated by Gowri Savoor and Angelo Arnold. Chandler Gallery, 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

June 30–Sept. 5: Robert Douglas Hunter and His Students. The exhibit includes landscapes and still life paintings by Hunter, considered the Dean of the Boston School of Painting in the 20th century. It also includes works by 20 of his students in over 40 years of teaching. Bryan Memorial Gallery is at 180 Main Street, Jeffersonville, VT. 802-644-5100. A digital preview of this exhibit can be seen at www.bryangallery.org. after June 28. Gallery hours are open daily, 11 – 5 and by appointment at any time.

July 7–Sept. 5: Judith Wrend, Sculpture. Includes outdoor, freestanding interior, and wall-mounted pieces. The exhibit is an exploration of light, space, color and reflection. Opening reception: July 7, 5–7 p.m. The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org.

June 25–Sept. 11: Fully Involved: Bunny Harvey Paintings. Whizzing photons in the light, disappearing and reappearing electrons in birdsong, hieroglyphics embedded in the forest; vast space, dense heat, cool shadows — Bunny Harvey’s semi-abstract landscapes offer the viewer a different world; a vibrant, hidden, extrasensory world that seems to fragment, fall apart, and crack open perceptions of our surroundings. Opening: June 25, 5–7 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–4 p.m. White River Gallery at BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., S. Royalton. 498-8438. dianparker9@gmail.com

July 6–Sept. 30: Kaleidoscopic Pathos. Paintings by Renée Bouchard exploring invented interior landscapes. Reception: July 7, 4–7 p.m. Photo ID required. 109 State St., 5th Fl., Montpelier. jack.zeilenga@vermont.gov, 802-828-0749

July 6–Sept. 30: Elusive Element. Photographs by Tom Wies encompassing landscapes and portraiture. Opening reception: July 7, 4–7 p.m. 111 State St., Montpelier. jack.zeilenga@vermont.gov. 802-828-0749

July 23–Oct. 15: Exposed. This year celebrates 25 years of this remarkable outdoor sculpture exhibit. Korean artist JaeHyo Lee will be featured, among other talented local and national artists. Opening reception: July 23, 4 p.m. Gallery hours: noon–5 p.m., Wed.–Sun. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com

July 1–Nov. 1: Michael Smith, ¿Hungry? Vibrant and tasty — yet low calorie — acrylic paintings by Underhill painter (Michael Smith) revealing the essential food groups such as Wonderbread, chicken, and blueberry pie. Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St., Barre. Exhibit curated by Studio Place Arts. For info:  www.morseblockdeli.com or www.studioplacearts.com

Through Nov. 13: Pat Steir: Drawings & Prints with video by Molly Davies. World renowned NYC painter Pat Steir will exhibit her prints and drawings for a large solo exhibition. Video of Pat Steir by Stowe artist Molly Davies will accompany the work. Gallery hours: noon–5 p.m., Wed.–Sun. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com

Through Fall 2016: Big Art ~ Bold Vision. Exhibit featuring the stunning works of 16 fine artists will adorn Berlin Mall’s sizable windows, offering an arresting indoor/outdoor art gallery experience for shoppers and visitors of all ages. The participating artists are: Rosalind Daniels, Anna Dibble, Janet Fredericks, Jessa Gilbert, Steven P. Goodman, Wendy James, Mark Lorah, Mickey Myers, Maggie Neale,Elizabeth Nelson, Adelaide Murphy Tyrol, Arthur Schaller, Jayne Shoup, David Smith,Kathy Stark and Frank Woods. In conjunction with the “Big Art ~ Bold Vision” exhibit, the Berlin Mall is home to the “Little Art ~ Big Fun” kids art project — a hands-on instructional experience led by art educators Tina and Todd Logan — every Saturday from July 16 – September 3, at 10a.m., 11a.m., 2p.m. and 3p.m. Berlin Mall.

Beginning in June, the calendar format for Special Events in Visual Arts will be as follows:

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  • Artist Reception: Axel Stohlberg, Down Look Down

    Artist Reception: Axel Stohlberg, Down Look Down

    18:00-20:00
    2016/06/02
    Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT, United States
    Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT, United States

    The show is titled “Down Look Down” and features the drawings and paintings that have been inspired by his new found freedom in Maine. Come witness how the lifestyle and landscape of old buildings, boats, oceans and tides have crept their way into his work. Showing at Axel’s May 31 – June 4.

    Reception: 6–8 p.m.

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  • Opening Reception: Judith Wrend, Sculpture

    Opening Reception: Judith Wrend, Sculpture

    17:00-19:00
    2016/06/07-2016/07/07
    74 Pleasant St, Morrisville, Morristown, VT, United States
    74 Pleasant St, Morrisville, Morristown, VT, United States

    Wrend’s exhibit Sculpture, includes outdoor, freestanding interior, and wall-mounted pieces. The exhibit is an exploration of light, space, color and reflection. Wrend’s powerful wall-mounted sculptures invite the viewer to become a participant – beckoning the viewer to set them in motion with a light touch. Her abstract work is known for it’s bold use of color and movement. Speaking about her work, Wrend states “sculpture forms a relationship with its surrounding landscape and with the changing wind and light.”

    5–7 p.m.

    The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org.

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  • Opening Reception: 3 New Shows at SPA

    Opening Reception: 3 New Shows at SPA

    17:30-19:30
    2016/06/10
    Studio Place Arts, North Main Street, Barre, VT, United States
    Studio Place Arts, North Main Street, Barre, VT, United States

    1 – 2 – 3 – Φ:  Math and Art: a group exhibit on the inspiration of mathematical concepts in art.

    4 x 4 x 4 x 4: Photographs by Holly King; Patricia Lyon-Surrey; Michelle Saffran; and Jackie Smith

    Sacred Cliffs by Matt Larsen: Images of Mukuntuweap (Zion Canyon) in iron, silver, and gold

    Exhibits run until June 7–July 16

    Opening reception: 5:30–7:30 p.m.

    studioplacearts.com

  • Artist Reception: Kathleen Sawyer, Never On Sunday

    Artist Reception: Kathleen Sawyer, Never On Sunday

    18:00-20:00
    2016/06/10
    Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT, United States
    Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT, United States

    A gathering of small hand built collages, cut and paste of a delicate imperfect nature. A process closely resembling kindergarten art, but made while drinking large cups of grown-up hot stuff. Exhibit runs until June 18.

    Meet Kathleen Sawyer and be inspired by her work Friday June 10th from 6-8pm. Light refreshments and snacks provided.

     

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  • The Center for Arts and Learning (CAL) 2nd annual Open House

    The Center for Arts and Learning (CAL) 2nd annual Open House

    16:00-20:00
    2016/06/16
    46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States
    46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States

    The Center for Arts and Learning (CAL) is pleased to invite the community to its 2nd Annual Open House on the evening of June 16th from 5-8pm in conjunction with “Nightsong with Parasol” – an art opening of digital artwork by artist Roger Weingarten.

    The long awaited permanent home for the arts is celebrating its second successful year of operations with special Open House events: Roger Weingarten’s art opening as well as fabulous music from Dana and Sue Robinson, Victor Ehly and David Ellbogen, Rob Heavens and more. Please join CAL for wonderful live music, celebration, tasty treats and an exuberant art opening.

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  • Opening Reception: Pat Steir: Drawings & prints with video by Molly Davies

    Opening Reception: Pat Steir: Drawings & prints with video by Molly Davies

    18:00-20:00
    2016/06/17

    90 Pond St, Stowe, VT, United States

    90 Pond St, Stowe, VT, United States

    World renowned NYC painter Pat Steir will exhibit her prints and drawings for a large solo exhibition. Video of Pat Steir by Stowe artist Molly Davies will accompany the work. Exhibit runs until Nov. 13.

    6–8 p.m.

    mail@helenday,com
    802-253-8358
    www.helenday.com

     

  • Opening Reception: Molly Davies: Beyond the Far Blue Mountains

    Opening Reception: Molly Davies: Beyond the Far Blue Mountains

    18:00-20:00
    2016/06/17

    90 Pond St, Stowe, VT, United States

    90 Pond St, Stowe, VT, United States

    Video by Stowe artist Molly Davies will accompany the work of the world renowned NYC painter Pat Steir’s large solo exhibit of prints and drawings. Exhibit runs until July 31.

    6–8 p.m.

    mail@helenday.com
    802-253-8358
    www.helenday.com

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  • Opening Reception: Journey Across Boundaries

    Opening Reception: Journey Across Boundaries

    18:00-20:00
    2016/06/18

    71-73 Main St, Randolph, VT, United States

    71-73 Main St, Randolph, VT, United States

    Thought provoking responses of artists exploring the effects of emotional and physical borders in our ever-changing landscape. Curated by Gowri Savoor and Angelo Arnold. Exhibit runs until Sept. 4.

    6–8 p.m.

     

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  • Compass Music and Arts Foundation Open Day

    Compass Music and Arts Foundation Open Day

    14:00
    2016/06/23
    Compass Music and Arts Center, Jones Drive, Brandon, VT, United States
    Compass Music and Arts Center, Jones Drive, Brandon, VT, United States

    The Compass Music and Arts Foundation are holding an open day to show some of the work of the Foundation over the past three years. Members of the Foundation Board will be available to talk with Foundation friends, members and visitors about the work of the Foundation. Stephen Sutton will also be showing visitors around the greatly enhanced Phonograph Rooms and giving demonstrations on how some of these vintage recording machines operate.  Arthur Doty will be placing the Golden Spike in the model Otter Valley Railroad and running the trains around the tracks for all train enthusiasts to enjoy.  Laura King will be reading stories to children in the Children’s room, complete with the help of puppets, and there will be free ice cream for all visitors courtesy of Ben and Jerry’s.  The event is free and begins at 2pm closing at 8pm.  Visitors can also enjoy The Sky’s the Limitpastel exhibit in the Main Hall, browse the Treasure Chest and Bagatelles stores, visit the Divine Art CD store, buy from the Farmer’s Market and enjoy Mexican Food in the Heart and Soul café.

     

     For more information please contact Edna Sutton Acting Executive Director, on 247-4285 or by e-mail at edna@brandon-music.net.

     The Compass Music and Arts Center is located in Park Village at 333 Jones Dr. Brandon VT, 05733 (Park Village used to be the Brandon Training School, located 1.5 miles north of downtown Brandon off of Arnold District Rd.).

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  • Opening of June Art Exhibition at The Front Gallery

    Opening of June Art Exhibition at The Front Gallery

    16:00-20:00
    2016/06/24
    6 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States
    6 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States
    WHEN: Friday, June 24, 4-8 PM
    WHAT: Join The Front Gallery’s artist-members as they celebrate the opening of their latest art exhibition onFriday, June 24, 4-8 PM, at 6 Barre Street in Montpelier. The show, running through July, will present recent work by the 15 Vermont artists that comprise the artist collective gallery. There will be light refreshments, drink, and great conversations. Free and open to the public.
    WHERE: The Front Gallery, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier, VT
    For more information: www.thefrontvt.com
  • Artist Recception: Elements by Hope Burgoyne

    Artist Recception: Elements by Hope Burgoyne

    18:00-20:00
    2016/06/24
    Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT, United States
    Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT, United States

    Hope’s original oil paintings are back by popular demand. This solo show is an exploration of abstract landscapes that will knock your socks off.

    6–8 p.m.

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  • Opening: Fully Involved: Bunny Harvey Paintings

    Opening: Fully Involved: Bunny Harvey Paintings

    17:00-19:00
    2016/06/25
    35 S Windsor St, South Royalton, VT, United States
    35 S Windsor St, South Royalton, VT, United States

    Whizzing photons in the light, disappearing and reappearing electrons in birdsong, hieroglyphics embedded in the forest; vast space, dense heat, cool shadows — Bunny Harvey’s semi-abstract landscapes offer the viewer a different world; a vibrant, hidden, extrasensory world that seems to fragment, fall apart, and crack open perceptions of our surroundings. 5–7 p.m. White River Gallery at BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., S. Royalton. 498-8438. dianparker9@gmail.com

    Exhibit runs through Sept. 11

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