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EXHIBITS

 

Through Aug. 26: Amanda Amend, Viajes. Watercolors inspired by Vermont and travels abroad. Opening reception: July 7, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State St., Montpelier. Regular gallery hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free.802-828-3291, info@vermontartscouncil.org.

Through Aug. 27: Children’s Art Show at Kellogg-Hubbard Library. The art show features the work of children from Aubrey Boyles’ home childcare program. Presented by VSA Vermont (VSA VT), the state organization on arts and disability. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. For more information about VSA Vermont and its Start With The Arts Program, please contact Peggy Rainville, Director of Children’s Programming, at peggy@vsavt.org or 802-871-5418.

Through Aug. 27: 3 New Exhibits at Studio Place Arts. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069.  www.studioplacearts.com

In the main floor gallery:
Visionary Conspiracy – An exhibit of fiber artwork by 14 Vermont members of the national Surface Design Association.  For info: http://www.studioplacearts.com/galleries—current-and-upcoming-exhibits.html

 Around historic, downtown Barre: Soft Bomb Barre – Site-specific fiber art installations and soft, colorful “explosions” at more than 30 sites, special exhibits, talks & a soft sculpture search activity for children.  For details, go to [www.studioplacearts.com].

In the second floor gallery: Interior Soft Bombing:  Photographs depicting the beautiful qualities of fiber and Soft Bomb Barre installations; in addition, a pop-up weaving studio with back strap looms created by Pamela Wilson.

In the third floor gallery: Paintings, Sculptures & Fiber Art by Gloria Lynn & Family

Through Aug. 27: Summer Art Show + Pour Over Coffee at The Front Gallery. Tremolo Coffee is now serving coffee Mondays through Saturdays, 8 AM – 12 PM, operating out of The Front Gallery. 6 Barre St., Montpelier. 72-0908. info@thefrontvt.comwww.thefrontvt.com

Through Aug. 27: Tom Merwin and the Artists of the Forty-Seven Main Street Group, The Effects of Birdsong on Shifting Strata. Combines visual arts with poetry and showcases the outcomes of this distinctive collaboration between Merwin and the Forty-Seven Main Street Group. Compass Music and Arts Center,  Park Village at 333 Jones Dr., Brandon.

Through Aug. 31: Michael T Jermyn, Pictures in a Major Key. PHOTOGRAPHER, WRITER, POET, MUSICIAN, SONGWRITER, STORM-CHASER, AND NEW AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST. Sweet Melissa’s, Langdon St., Montpelier. 223-1570. mtjpix@gmail.com

Through Sept. 4: Tara Thacker. Thacker’s sculptural work will be installed in the West Gallery. Her larger installations are comprised of hundreds of hand crafted ceramic pieces. She will exhibit a new body of work in photography that relates directly to her sculpture. Opening reception: Aug. 12, noon–5 p.m. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.comhelenday.com

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

Through Sept. 9: Impressions. Prints by members of Two Rivers Printmaking Studio. Lois Beatty, Maureen O’Connor Burgess, Patty Castellini, Janet Cathey, Rachel Gross, Sheri Hancock-Tomek, Victoria Shalvah Herzberg, Judy Lampe, Carol Lippman, Elizabeth Mayor, Emily Parrish, Nori Pepe and Nancy Wightman. The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin

Through Sept. 11: Artful Amphibians. Toad houses and other art honoring our amphibian friends. Blinking Light Gallery, 16 Main St., Plainfield. blinkinglightgallery.com

Through 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. 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

Gail Salzman, Untitled, oil on canvas

Gail Salzman, Untitled, oil on canvas

Through Sept. 13: Being Present. Features the work of 25 of the artists currently represented by Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery and offers both a visual and contextual reflection on where we are today, in our 25th year. The title also references what the creative process is about: what we as individuals strive for in artistic endeavors as well as in the fine art of living, exemplified by being “in the moment”  and seeking out the essence of what’s within us and around us. Being Present. Surely the source for creating artistic work of substance, no matter how diverse the style or medium. Artists represented in this exhibit are: Susan Abbott, Bonnie Acker, Miriam Adams, Elizabeth, Allen, Annelein Beukenkamp, Matt Brown, Kevin Fahey, Janet Fredericks, Kerry O. Furlani, Betsey Garand, Philip Hagopian, Kate Longmaid, David Maille, Janet McKenzie, Virginia McNeice, John Olson, Dianne Shullenberger,  Joseph Salerno, Gail Salzman, David Smith, Adelaide Murphy Tyrol, Barbara  Wagner,Nancy Weis, Richard Weis, and Frank Woods. Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, 86 Falls Rd., Shelburne. 985-3848. fsgallery.com

Alert 8 by Glen Coburn Hutcheson can be viewed at The Front in Montpelier, Sept. 2–30.

Alert 8 by Glen Coburn Hutcheson can be viewed at The Front in Montpelier, Sept. 2–30.

Sept. 2–30: Show 12 at The Front Gallery. Features the latest art work of the 15 Vermont artists that comprise the collective. Opening reception: Sept. 2, 4–8 p.m. Regular gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 AM-12PM, Friday 8 AM-12 PM, 5-8PM, and Sat 8 AM-8 PM. 6 Barre St., Montpelier. Free; open to the public. 272-0908. info@thefrontvt.comhttp://www.thefrontvt.com

 

Through Sept. 30: Kaleidoscopic Pathos. Paintings by Renée Bouchard exploring invented interior landscapes. 109 State St., 5th Fl., Montpelier. jack.zeilenga@vermont.gov, 802-828-0749

Through Sept. 30: Elusive Element. Photographs by Tom Wies encompassing landscapes and portraiture.  111 State St., Montpelier. jack.zeilenga@vermont.gov. 802-828-0749

Through Sept. 30: Heidi Chamberlain. Art opening: Sept. 2, 4-8 p.m. Always experimenting with new creations, Heidi Chamberlain is an eclectic artist who does mono-prints and collages. Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. www.cheshirecatclothing.com

Through Oct. 3: David Brewster, Quixotic Encounters. Vermont paintings, 1996–2016. The visionary work of David Brewster is a modern dance for the eyes, an all-at-once evolution of abstract expressionism from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. Southern Vermont Art Center, Wilson Museum, 930 SVAC Dr., Manchester. svac.org

Sept. 9–Oct. 9: Julia Zanes and Donald Saaf, Parables. Opening celebration: Sept. 10, 3–5 p.m; closing celebration: Oct. 9, 3–5 p.m. The historic Kent Museum in Kents Corner, Calais hosts its annual Art at the Kent exhibition, PARABLES—filling the museum with the paintings, sculpture, and marionettes of Brattleboro-based artists Donald Saaf and Julia Zanes. Kent Museum, Calais. Visit our website at kentscorner.org, for additional information.

Garden Brushstrokes by Annelein Beukenkamp

Garden Brushstrokes by Annelein Beukenkamp

Through Oct. 10: Annelein Beukenkamp, Watercolors. A solo show of nine paintings by Burlington watercolor artist. The Bridges Resort Gallery, located in the Fitness Center lobby, 202 Bridges Circle, Warren. 496-6682. http://www.valleyartsfoundation.org/

Through 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. Gallery hours: noon–5 p.m., Wed.–Sun. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com

Sept. 16–Oct. 29: Future Wave. Features the work of 5 artists from Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts, most of whom are new to the gallery. They represent a fresh approach to landscape, abstraction, and color, and give a glimpse into future possible directions for the gallery. Opening reception: Sept. 16, 6–8 p.m. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 9:30-5:30 and Saturdays 10-5. Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery,  86 Falls Rd., Shelburne Village. 985-3848. joan@fsgallery.com

Through Oct. 31: Herbert A. Durfee Jr. Now on display— the extraordinary black and white photographs of Burlington physician  Dr. H.A. Durfee Jr. (1924-2015). These images were taken during the early 1950s, while Dr. Durfee was stationed at the United States Air Force base in Wiesbaden, Germany where he practiced Ob/Gyn. Using a Rollicord camera, Dr. Durfee would set out in the early morning with his tripod and capture street scenes, architecture, landmarks and people, capturing imagery from London, Venice, Paris and the Rhine River corridor in Germany. These photos will be on display from August — October. The HiVE Summer Portal Show. The lobby (portal to) The HiVE at MiddleGround (home of Red Hen Baking Company), 961 Rte 2 Middlesex. (802)595-4866. thebuzz@thehivevt.comwww.thehivevt.com

Through 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.

CALL TO ARTISTS

46th Annual Mad River Valley Craft Fair. Labor Day weekend, Sat. & Sun., Sept., 3 & 4, 10 am – 5 pm. Seeking artists for this juried show in its 46th year with 100+ artists and great crowds. Owned by a non-profit theater and offering TLC! Contact laura@madriver.com

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

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  • Art Opening: Herbert A. Durfee Jr.

    Art Opening: Herbert A. Durfee Jr.

    17:00-19:00
    2016/08/05
    961 U.S. 2, Middlesex, VT, United States
    961 U.S. 2, Middlesex, VT, United States

    Now on display— the extraordinary black and white photographs of Burlington physician  Dr. H.A. Durfee Jr. (1924-2015). These images were taken during the early 1950s, while Dr. Durfee was stationed at the United States Air Force base in Wiesbaden, Germany where he practiced Ob/Gyn. Using a Rollicord camera, Dr. Durfee would set out in the early morning with his tripod and capture street scenes, architecture, landmarks and people, capturing imagery from London, Venice, Paris and the Rhine River corridor in Germany. These photos will be on display from August — October.

    The HiVE Summer Portal Show

    Aug. 5, 7–9 p.m.

    The lobby (portal to) The HiVE at MiddleGround (home of Red Hen Baking Company), 961 Rte 2 Middlesex

    (802)595-4866

    thebuzz@thehivevt.com

    www.thehivevt.com

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  • Little Art ~ Big Fun

    Little Art ~ Big Fun

    All day
    2016/08/06
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States

    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., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

  • Artist Talk & Opening Reception: Jeremy MacKenzie, Hidden Elements.

    Artist Talk & Opening Reception: Jeremy MacKenzie, Hidden Elements.

    15:30
    2016/08/06
    Waitsfield United Church of Christ, 4335 Main St, Waitsfield, VT, United States
    Waitsfield United Church of Christ, 4335 Main St, Waitsfield, VT, United States

    An exhibit of intricate wood-scroll carvings. The exhibit will include several large wood scroll pieces with the accompanying “blueprints” that Jeremy brought out of prison when he was released.  Every piece is designed like a maze, cut so that all parts are interconnected.

    3:30 p.m.

    Exhibit runs Fridays through Sundays, Aug. 5–21, noon–5 p.m.

    The Waitsfield United Church Village Meeting House, 4335 Main Street, Route 100, Waitsfield. 496-3065

    Imagination by Jeremy MacKenzie

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  • Opening Reception: Tom Merwin and the Artists of the Forty-Seven Main Street Group, The Effects of Birdsong on Shifting Strata

    Opening Reception: Tom Merwin and the Artists of the Forty-Seven Main Street Group, The Effects of Birdsong on Shifting Strata

    13:00-15:00
    2016/08/07
    Compass Music and Arts Center, Jones Drive, Brandon, VT, United States
    Compass Music and Arts Center, Jones Drive, Brandon, VT, United States

    Combines visual arts with poetry and showcases the outcomes of this distinctive collaboration between Merwin and the Forty-Seven Main Street Group.

    Exhibit runs Aug. 5–27

    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 Reception: Tara Thacker

    Opening Reception: Tara Thacker

    12:00-16:00
    2016/08/12
    Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States
    Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States

    Tara Thacker’s sculptural work will be installed in the West Gallery. Her larger installations are comprised of hundreds of hand crafted ceramic pieces. She will exhibit a new body of work in photography that relates directly to her sculpture. Exhibit runs Aug. 12–Sept. 4

    Noon–5 p.m

    253-8358

    mail@helenday.com

    helenday.com

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  • Little Art ~ Big Fun

    Little Art ~ Big Fun

    All day
    2016/08/13
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States

    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., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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  • Michael T Jermyn: Pictures in a major key

    Michael T Jermyn: Pictures in a major key

    17:00-19:00
    2016/08/16
    Sweet Melissa’s, Langdon Street, Montpelier, VT, United States
    Sweet Melissa’s, Langdon Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

    PHOTOGRAPHER, WRITER, POET, MUSICIAN, SONGWRITER, STORM-CHASER, AND NEW AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST.

    Jermyn will also be performing songs from his upcoming record ”ARISTOCRATIC PEASANTS UNITE”

    special guests as well

    For info call 223-1570 or mtjpix@gmail.com

    Exhibit runs through August.

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  • Little Art ~ Big Fun

    Little Art ~ Big Fun

    All day
    2016/08/20
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States

    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., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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  • Little Art ~ Big Fun

    Little Art ~ Big Fun

    All day
    2016/08/27
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States
    Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT, United States

    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., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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