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Through July 22: The Front’s SHOW 18. Part of Vermont Arts 2017, a project of the Vermont Arts Council. The show presents the latest works of the collective gallery’s Vermont-based contemporary artists. Light refreshments and drinks served. Gallery hours: Fri., 5–8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. 6 Barre St., Montpelier. http://www.vermontartscouncil.org/explore-vermont-arts/vermont-arts-2017

Through July 26: William Ruthenberg. The exhibit of 38 paintings includes scenes with historic buildings and barns in an around Bethel, and landscapes from travels around the world: a coastal village in Greece, a Venice canal, or a monastery in Bhutan, India. Gifford Gallery at Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St., Randolph. 728-7000.

July 25–July 28: MFA in Visual Art Student Exhibitions. The MFA in Visual Art program will host student exhibitions & presentations during its summer residency. Vermont College of Fine Arts, College St., Montpelier

  • Graduating Student Exhibition – College Hall Gallery
  • Opening reception: Monday, July 247:30-9 PM
  • Daily schedule: Tuesday, July 25 – Friday, July 289 AM – 6 PM
  • New and Returning Student Exhibitions – Alumni Hall
  • Opening reception: Saturday, July 227-8 PM
  • Daily schedule: Tuesday, July 25—Friday, July 289 AM – 6 PM

Through July 28: Essex Art League Member Show. Artists include Libby Davidson, David Goodrich, Mylissa Kowalski and Suchetha Prahhu. The goal of the Essex Art League is to support the appreciation and creation of art among artists and within Chittenden County. Opening reception on Thursday July 13 from 5:00-7:00 pm. 46 Barre Street at the Center for Arts & Learning in Montpelier.  www.twwoodgallery.org, twoodgallery@gmail.com. 262-6035

Through July 31: From Generation to Generation …We Are Here! The Jewish Community of Greater Stowe (JCOGS) Holocaust memorial exhibit. The exhibit highlights a very special collection of photos, narratives and documents belonging to JCOGS members or their families. JCOGS, 1189 Cape Cod Rd., Stowe. 253-1800.

July 26–31: Paletteers of Vermont. Works in numerous media. Opening reception: July 26, 5:30–7 p.m. Aldrich Public Library, Milne Room, 6 Washington St., Barre.

Through Aug. 4: Mark Berry, Eating, Playing, Dancing, Squeezing, Loving. Paintings. Mark Barry celebrates life with paint brush in hand. No moment is too small – kids playing on the swings, dogs in the park, a couple dancing in the kitchen, bicyclists taking on a hill or the pitcher winding up on the mound – and he captures each one with bold, brilliant color often in large scale – as if he needs to paint large to capture each moment’s importance. Mark Barry paints happiness and celebrates the gift of time. He paints a deep appreciation of life – and the viewer quickly realizes it is contagious. The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin. 279-6403 or moetown52@comcast.net.

Through Aug. 15: Summer in Abruzzo. Works by Jeneane Lunn & James Lund. Starting in the summer of 2011, Jim and Jeneane have been spending every minute possible of their summers in Italy. Besides eating great food, hanging out with friends and walking all over the valley where they live, they spend most of their time painting in pastels or pastel pencils and watercolors.  Jeneane writes a blog about their adventures each summer at: [http://jimjeneaneitaly.blogspot.com/On display at the Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St., Barre

Through Aug. 18: Elise Whittemore, Specimens. Woodblock prints. Opening reception: July 13, 5–7 p.m. The Common Space Gallery at the River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. www.riverartsvt.org.

Through Aug. 18: Katie Loesel, Geology in the Anthropocene. Abstraction and color to explore ideas of geological history, microscopic surfaces and rocky formations. Opening reception: July 13, 5–7 p.m. River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. www.riverartsvt.org

July 18–Aug. 24: Three New Shows at Studio Place Arts. Opening reception: July 20, 6–8 p.m. SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. studioplacearts.com

  • Main Floor:  Ten. This group show includes artwork inspired by the various objects described the old counting nursery rhyme, “One, two buckle my shoe,” counting to ten.
  • Second Floor: Road Trip:  Life through the Windshield by Aaron Stein; Assemblages and constructions.
  • Third Floor: Trash Mounds by Grace Amber; Installations

July 22–Aug. 25: Paletteers’ Summer Art Show 2017. Aldrich Public Library, 6 Washington St., Barre. Opening reception: July 26, 5:30–7 p.m. Featuring art by our scholarship winner Grayden Deforge and dedicated to long time Paletteer photographer Jack Belding.

Through Aug. 26: The Best of the Northeast Masters of Fine Arts 2017. Helen Day Arts Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358.

July 28–Aug. 26: The Front presents SHOW 19. Latest group exhibition of the collective gallery’s membership of Vermont-based contemporary artists. Part of Vermont Arts 2017, a project of the Vermont Arts Council. Opening reception: July 28, 5–8 p.m. The Front, 6 Barre St., Montpelier. ww.thefrontvt.cominfo@thefrontvt.com

Through Aug. 31: Hannah Dennison, Moving Paint, Moving Bodies. Dennison is a dance artist and director of Cradle to Grave Arts. She  lives in the Chelsea area. Chelsea Public Library. 685-2188.

Through Aug. 31: Kelly Hunter, Stories of the Stars Art. Playful, cosmic art exhibit of poster-sized images from Hunter’s recently published Planetary Gods and Goddesses Coloring Book, shown both in black-and-white and as colored by participants in local workshops. Meet-and-Greet with the artist: Aug. 11, 2:30–4:30 p.m. Barre Opera House. 6 N. Main St., Barre. kellhunter@earthlink.net.

Through Sept. 8: T.W. Wood Gallery Annual Summer Juried Show. Works of 23 Vermont artists in watercolors, oils, pastels, acrylics, collage, digital and photographs. Opening reception: July 13, 5–7 p.m. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery.org

July 6–Sept. 29: Ed Epstein and George Kurjanowicz, A Path Well Traveled. the Governor’s Gallery featuring the highly skilled Vermont duo of multidisciplinary artist Ep Epstein and sculptor George Kurjanowicz. These artists present a strong and dynamic narrative of portraiture, landscapes, and organic sculptural forms. Opening reception: July 12, 4–7 p.m. Governors Gallery, Pavilion Building, State St., Montpelier.

Through Sept. 29: Hunter Eddy, Bridging Worlds. Paintings. Eddy has studied the techniques of traditional painting and drawing from the Renaissance and is inspired by the mastery of Caravaggio, Cézanne and Sargent. Opening reception: July 12, 4–7 p.m. Supreme Court Gallery, State St., Montpelier.

July 17–Sept. 30: Patrick Dunfey, Large Paintings on Paper. Opening reception and talk: Aug. 5, 4–6 p.m. White River Gallery @ BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., South Royalton.

Through Oct. 6: Connection: the Art of Coming Together. A survey of contemporary Vermont art organized by artist networks rather than aesthetics or media. Participating artists: Susan Abbott (Marshfield); George Bouret (West Pawlet); Linda Bryan (Newbury); Keith Chamberlin (St. Johnsbury); Charlie Hunter (Bellows Falls); Linda E. Jones (Burlington); Erika Lawlor Schmidt (Pawlet); Mary McKay Lower (Middlebury); Carol MacDonald (Colchester); Gabrielle McDermit (North Chittenden); Matthew Monk (Montpelier); Neil Riley (Marshfield); Joseph Salerno (Johnson); Gail Salzman (Fairfield); Jessica Scriver (Charlotte); Meri Stiles (St. Johnsbury); Thea Storz (Kirby). Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Vermont Arts Council Gallery, 136 State St, Montpelier.

June 23—Oct. 9: Social Justice in Race, Gender, Immigration, and the Environment. Each wall In the upstairs gallery will be devoted to one of four above issue areas, with both 2- and 3-D artwork exploring each question from a variety of perspectives. The exhibit includes twenty-one Vermont artists working in a variety of media, including clay, paper, painting, stone, assemblage, metal, photography, and drawing. The downstairs area will feature a large selection of photographs of recent marches, vigils, and demonstrations by Terry J. Allen, displayed along with posters, banners, and signs from those events. Goddard College, Eliot Pratt Center, Plainfield.

July 22–Oct. 21: Exposed. Curated by Rachel Moore. Exposed is in its 26th year, with outdoor sculptures sited throughout the village and on the recreation path. Opening reception: July 22, 4 p.m. Exhibit is throughout the village of Stowe. Web link: http://www.helenday.com/exposed2017

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  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/07/05
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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  • Artist Presentation Meeting for Roxbury Public Art

    Artist Presentation Meeting for Roxbury Public Art

    09:00
    2017/07/10
    1559 Roxbury Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA

    1559 Roxbury Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA

    The public is invited to attend a presentation by four artist/artist teams of preliminary concepts for a work of public art to be installed at the new Fish Culture Station in Roxbury. The artists will present images, drawings, plans, or models as available. The Roxbury project is part of the Vermont Art in State Buildings Program administered by the Vermont Arts Council in partnership with the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services.

    The meeting will be held Monday, July 10 at 9 a.m. at the Roxbury Village School Town Hall, 1559 Route 12A, in Roxbury.  Members of the public are welcome to attend and are encouraged to RSVP to Michele Bailey,802.828.3294 or mbailey@vermontartscouncil.org .

    The four finalists are:

    • Dan Gottsegen (Hartland)
    • Team of Evie Lovett (Putney), Elizabeth Billings (Tunbridge), and Andrea Wasserman (Vershire)
    • Team of Patty Sgrecci (Middlebury), Stacey Stanhope (Orwell), and Susan Shannon (Pittsford)
    • Sean Williams (Barre)

    The four artist finalists were chosen from a pool of 15 applicants. Following the public presentation, the Project Review Committee, made up of building employees, community members, and visual arts experts will meet to determine which artist/team will be selected to create the final work.

    The Art in State Buildings Program is a partnership between the Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services. Funded by the Art in State Buildings Act, the program allows up to two capital construction projects be selected each year. For more information on the Art in State Buildings program or other public art projects, visit www.vermontartscouncil.org.

    The Vermont Arts Council envisions a state where everyone has access to the arts and creativity in their life, education, and community. Through its programs and services, the Council strives to increase public awareness of the positive role artists and arts organizations play in communities and to maximize opportunities for everyone to experience the arts. Since 1965, the Council has been the state’s primary provider of funding, advocacy, and information for the arts in Vermont. www.vermontartscouncil.org.

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  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/07/12
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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  • Opening Reception: Essex Art League Member Show

    Opening Reception: Essex Art League Member Show

    17:00-19:00
    2017/07/13
    Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Exhibit runs July 5–28

    Essex Art League Member Show: Artists include Libby Davidson, David Goodrich, Mylissa Kowalski and Suchetha Prahhu.

    Opening reception on Thursday July 13 from 5:00-7:00 pm

    46 Barre Street at the Center for Arts & Learning in Montpelier, VT

    www.twwoodgallery.org, twoodgallery@gmail.com
    802-262-6035

     

    The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St in Montpelier, Vermont is pleased to an exhibit of the Essex Art League member show. Artists work in the show includes Libby Davidson, Fiona Cooper Fenwick, David Goodrich, Mylissa Kowalski and Suchetha Prahhu along with many others. The exhibit runs from Wednesday July 5th through Friday, July 28th with an opening reception on Thursday July 13th from 5:00-7:00 pm in coordination with the opening reception of the Gallery’s Annual Summer Juried Show.

    The goal of the Essex Art League is to support the appreciation and creation of art among artists and within Chittenden County. Members meet monthly to share ideas and information, create and implement programs, and participate in show venues. Programs and events have included Artist’s Workshops, Group visits to Shelburne Museum, Lake Champlain Celebration at the Phoenix Bookstore, Open Studio Group Show at the Essex Junction Community Center, Old Red Mill Show in Jericho, and the Harvest Market in Jericho.

    Also on exhibit beginning July 11th at the Gallery is the Annual Summer Juried show, works of 23 Vermont artists including Jan Brough, Frank DeAngelis, Linda Disante, Craig Line, Maggie Neale, Susan Riley and James Secor amonst others.Artwork from the T.W. Wood Permanent Collection is also being shown.

    The Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 12:00-4:00 pm and by appointment. The Gallery is located at 46 Barre Street at the Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier, VT.

    For more information contact the Gallery’s Director Ginny Callan at 802-262-6035 twwoodgallery@gmail.com or go to www.twwoodgallery.org

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  • New Work by Athena Petra Tasiopoulos

    New Work by Athena Petra Tasiopoulos

    18:00-20:00
    2017/07/14
    5 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676, USA

    5 Stowe St, Waterbury, VT 05676, USA

    Artist reception: Friday, July 14th from 6p.m. – 8p.m. (in conjunction with the Waterbury Block Party!)

    Take the opportunity to meet Athena Petra Tasiopoulos and learn about her curiosity with vintage portrait photography.

    Free and open to the public. Light snacks and refreshments provided.

    Athena Petra Tasiopoulos describes herself as a collector of second hand images – primarily ‘cabinet card’ portrait photography from the late 19th – early 20th C. Athena manipulates these found photographs digitally and prints them on fabric. Her finished works are a whimsical assemblage of textiles and photos stitched to pastel-hued canvas blocks.

    Exhibit runs through July 22

    Axel’s Gallery, Stowe St., Waterbury.

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  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/07/19
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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  • MFA in Visual Art Visiting Artist Presentations: “Images, Digital Technology, Speed and War” with Artist-in-Residence Eshrat Erfanian

    MFA in Visual Art Visiting Artist Presentations: “Images, Digital Technology, Speed and War” with Artist-in-Residence Eshrat Erfanian

    19:00
    2017/07/21
    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    The MFA in Visual Art program will host student exhibitions & presentations during its summer residency.
    • “Images, Digital Technology, Speed and War” with Artist-in-Residence Eshrat Erfanian
    • Friday, July 21, 7 PM, College Hall Chapel
    • Artist-in-Residence Eshrat Erfanian will focus on the topics of digital technology, speed, and war as it relates to art and image making.
    More information about the MFA in Visual Art Public Events can be found at: https://vcfa.edu/visual-art
    Vermont College of Fine Arts, College St., Montpelier
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  • ‘Exposed’ Opening Festival

    ‘Exposed’ Opening Festival

    16:00-20:00
    2017/07/22
    90 Pond St, Stowe, VT 05672, USA

    90 Pond St, Stowe, VT 05672, USA

    Curator: Rachel Moore

    Opening reception: Saturday, July 22nd

    Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

    Description: Join us for our opening festival! Featuring artist talks, food tastings, live music by Chad Hollister, wood-fired pizza from Open Hearth Pizza and a cocktail/mocktail garden.

    Venue: Beginning at Helen Day Art Center, Walkabout progresses through Village of Stowe

    Parking: street

    Cost: Donations

  • MFA in Visual Art Student Exhibitions Opening Reception

    MFA in Visual Art Student Exhibitions Opening Reception

    19:00-20:00
    2017/07/22
    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    The MFA in Visual Art program will host student exhibitions & presentations during its summer residency.
    • New and Returning Student Exhibitions – Alumni Hall
    • Opening reception: Saturday, July 227-8 PM
    • Daily schedule: Tuesday, July 25—Friday, July 289 AM – 6 PM

    Vermont College of Fine Arts, College St., Montpelier

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  • Caspian Arts 2017 Studio Tour

    Caspian Arts 2017 Studio Tour

    11:00-17:00
    2017/07/23

    July 23, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

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  • MFA in Visual Art Student Exhibitions Opening Reception

    MFA in Visual Art Student Exhibitions Opening Reception

    19:30-21:00
    2017/07/24
    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    The MFA in Visual Art program will host student exhibitions & presentations during its summer residency.
    • Graduating Student Exhibition – College Hall Gallery
    • Opening reception: Monday, July 247:30-9 PM
    • Daily schedule: Tuesday, July 25 – Friday, July 289 AM – 6 PM

    Vermont College of Fine Arts, College St., Montpelier

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  • MFA in Visual Art Visiting Artist Presentations: “Deaf Civilization: An Artistic Lens” with Visiting Artist Paul Johnston

    MFA in Visual Art Visiting Artist Presentations: “Deaf Civilization: An Artistic Lens” with Visiting Artist Paul Johnston

    13:30
    2017/07/26
    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    36 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    The MFA in Visual Art program will host student exhibitions & presentations during its summer residency.
    • “Deaf Civilization: An Artistic Lens” with Visiting Artist Paul Johnston
    • Wednesday, July 26th, 1:30 PM, College Hall Chapel
    • Paul Johnston will reflect an analysis of deaf artists and designers since the development of American Sign Language (ASL) from the 1970s to today.
    More information about the MFA in Visual Art Public Events can be found at: https://vcfa.edu/visual-art
    Vermont College of Fine Arts, College St., Montpelier
  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/07/26
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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