Visual Arts

EXHIBITS

Through Oct. 10: Al-Mutanabbi Street Start Here. Traveling exhibit of book art and poetry created in response to the 2007 car bomb explosion on Al-Mutanabbi Street in the historic bookselling district of Baghdad, Iraq. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Eliot D. Pratt Library, Goddard College, 123 Pitkin Rd., Plainfield. Free. 454-8311. clara.bruns@goddard.edu. goddard.edu.

Through Oct. 12: Emily Wheeler, Raising Mother. Goddard student Emily Wheeler shares a collaborative exhibit of photos, original art and oral history of local moms reflecting on motherhood and who and what support them. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1431.

Through Oct. 29: Jan Rogers, X-pressions by Jan. Graphite, pastel and colored pencil drawings and photographs. Gifford Medical Center art gallery, 44 S. Main St., Randolph. 728-7000.

Through Oct. 31: Cindy Griffith, The Way I See It. Local Vermont artist features paintings using her style of magical realism exaggerating contrast between light and dark while embellishing color. Red Hen Bakery and Cafe Gallery, 961 U.S. Rte. 2, Middlesex. 229-4326. cindy.griffith.vt@gmail.com. hungermountainarts.com.

Through Nov. 1: Studio Place Arts. Three new shows. Gallery hours: Tues.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., noon–4 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. studioplacearts.com.

Main floor: Rock Solid In & Out. 2,000 stone sculptures and assemblages by area artisans

Outside: Take the art stroll around downtown Barre and view a variety of sculptures created from granite.

Second Floor: Bills. Bills. Bills. Installation by Beth Haggart

Third Floor: Who Makes Community. Charcoal drawings by Maria LaPre Grabon and interviews by Mary-Ellen Lovinsky.

Through Nov. 1: Emily Mitchell, In the Moment. Reception: Oct. 17, 4–8 p.m. Green Bean Visual Art Gallery at Capitol Grounds, 27 State St., Montpelier. curator@capitolgrounds.com. Fans of Green Bean Visual Arts Gallery on Facebook.

Through Nov. 2: Elder Art Exhibit. River Arts presents an exhibit of work from the Johnson, Sterling View and Morrisville Elder Art Groups. Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Copley Common Space Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Free. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org.

Through Nov. 1: Art Exhibit at City Center. Marilyn Wingersky, Cherie Staples and Katy Blow exhibit their watercolors, oils, pastels and photos. Exhibitors are members of the Art Resource Association. City Center, 89 Main St., Montpelier. 476-2541.

Through Nov. 9: Finding a Common Thread. A contemporary fiber art show featuring innovative fabrics, experimental embroidery, knitting, crochet, lace, weaving, felt, textile jewelry, tapestry, quilting, soft sculpture, basketry and mixed media. Gallery hours: Fri. 3–6 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., noon–3 p.m. Chandler Gallery, 71–73 Main St., Randolph. 431-0204. outreach@chandler-arts.org.

Through Nov. 15: Tracey Hambleton, Growing Season. Paintings of Vermont landscapes. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

Through Nov. 21: Ben Peberdy. Collage artist also known as Deluxe Unlimited. Reception: Oct. 17, 4–8 p.m. Gallery SIX, 6 Barre St., Montpelier. 552-8620. gallerysixvt@gmail.com. gallerysix.weebly.com.

Through Dec. 1: Neysa Russo, Felt Tapestry Exhibit. Handmade felt tapestries, rugs and home décor items. All felt is handmade and created using a variety of sheep breeds, and a combination of wet felting and needle felting techniques. Bagitos, 28 Main St., Montpelier. neysa.russo@live.com.

Through Dec. 1: Gigi Deslauliers, India by Heart. Tells her own personal story of arriving in India 30 years ago for the first time and being so taken with the people and culture they became her own. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., Montpelier.

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. Norwich.edu/museum.

Through Dec. 19: Art Schaller, Billboard Buildings: Collage and Mixed Media. Sullivan Museum & History Center, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. Free and open to the public. RSVP encouraged: 485-2183. SMHC@norwich.edu. norwich.edu/museum.

Through Dec. 31: Oils & Watercolors of Susan Bull Riley. Paintings of the botanicals, birds and landscapes of Vermont. Gallery hours vary but are generally Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–3 p.m; Sat. hours start in Oct. The Festival Gallery, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield. 496-6682. vermontartfest.com.

Through Dec. 31: Susan Bull Riley. Vermont landscapes, botanical and bird compositions. Reception: Oct. 17, 4–7 p.m. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. The Governor’s Gallery, Pavilion Building, 109 State St., 5F, Montpelier. 828-0749.

Through Dec. 31: W. David Powell, Everything Must Go 3.0: Artworks from the New Millennium. Large and vibrant paintings, prints, mixed media and woven pieces. Reception: Oct. 17: 5–7 p.m. Gallery hours: 8–4:30 p.m. Art in the Vermont Supreme Court, 111 State St., Montpelier. 828-0749.

Oct. 18–Apr. 10: Green Mountain Graveyards: Photo Exhibit. Fascinating look into the past with these photographs. Opening reception: Oct. 18, 1–4 p.m., free and open to the public. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St., Montpelier. Exhibit included in museum fee. 828-2180. amanda.gustin@state.vt.us. vermonthistory.org/calendar.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Garage Reawakens to ART. Studio Place Arts studio artists and other local talent “pop up” to revitalize landmark Garage. ART’s Alive!  Open during Farmers’ Market, Art Walk, Montpelier Arts Festival and other events to be determined. 58 State St., Montpelier. 279-0774. colormuse@gmail.com. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garage-Reawakens-to-ART/1471302253094583.

Oct. 14: Teen Art Studio. Hang out, make art and dream up ideas with local architect Gregg Gossens. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Helen Day Art Center. 90 Pond St., Stowe. Free. 253-8358. education@helenday.com. helenday.com.

Oct. 17: Montpelier Fall Art Walk. Venues all over town open their doors for an evening of gallery receptions and works by Central Vermont artists are showcased at multiple locations. 4–8 p.m. Downtown Montpelier. Free. 223-9604. director@montpelieralive.org. montpelieralive.org/artwalk.

Oct. 17: C. J. Hockett, Fine Art Wildlife Photographer. Meet the artist of stunning contemporary metal prints. 5–7 p.m. Artisans Hand Craft Gallery, 89 Main St., Montpelier. 229-9492. ahmanager1@gmail.com. artisanshand.com.

Oct. 18: Montpelier Arts Festival. Explore downtown Montpelier while viewing talent from artists of all kinds. Several unique venues downtown. Spaces curated by groups such as SPA, VCFA, The Art Resource Association, and Gallery SIX. Art forms are varied, including visual, performance, poetry and food. 4–8 p.m. Downtown Montpelier. Free. 223-9604. director@montpelieralive.org.

Oct. 18: 13@13: Gallery SIX Reception. Gallery SIX presents a month-long event at our pop-up satellite space. 13 Main St., Montpelier. 4–8 p.m. Free. 552-8620. gallerysixvt@gmail.com. gallerysix.weebly.com.