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EXHIBITS

Through Nov. 30: A Fishing Tale. A photography exhibit of the fishing adventures of Linda Hogan and Rachel Senechal. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Kitzmiller Room, 135 Main St., Montpelier.

Through Nov. 30: The Art of Lynn Spencer. This exhibition is a part of Celebrating Berlin. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Non-Fiction Room, 135 Main St., Montpelier.

Nov. 28–Dec. 9: Johnson State College Student Artwork. Featuring Kyle Selmer’s abstract expressionist paintings in various media and Cecil Gerry’s puppet theater and painting installation. Reception: Dec. 1, 3–5 p.m. Johnson State College, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery. jsc.edu/Dibden. 635-1469.

Through Dec. 9: Paletteers of Vermont Fall Art Show.  Aldrich Public Library, Milne Room, 6 Washington St., Barre.

Through Dec. 28: Pamela Druhen, Seasons. An exhibit of 20 unusually intricate landscape and abstract “threadscapes” by Northfield fiber artist. The gallery is located just inside Gifford’s main entrance at 44 S, Main St. (Route 12) in Randolph. Call Gifford at (802) 728-7000 for more information.

Through Dec. 30: Shedding Light On The Working Forest. Paintings and poetry by visual artist Kathleen Kolb and poet Verandah Porche.  Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, Montpelier.

Through Dec. 30: Mary Admasian, Shadowlands. Paintings, assemblages and sculptures, mixed-media paintings are created on birch panels. Her application technique of spray-paint, acrylic paint, graphite, cold wax, colored pencil, and watercolor pencil materials creates a surface that layers the visual space and imagery of each painting. Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier. http://MaryAdmasianART.com

Through Dec. 30: Studio Place Arts presents Celebrate! An annual local arts celebration since 2000 that features a wide variety of art and crafts created by Studio Place Arts (SPA) member artists. The show involves more than 75 local artists and artwork is imaginatively exhibited on all 3 floors of the historic SPA building in downtown Barre.  Shop local! Reception: Nov. 19, 4–6 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. studioplacearts.com.

Dec. 2–31: Fiber Art Extravaganza. Introducing a fiber art extravaganza featuring rug-hooked creations by the Champlain Island Fiber Bees and upcycled sweater Christmas stockings from Nancy Gadue just in time for the holidays! Reception: Dec. 2, 4–8 p.m. Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. www.cheshirecatclothing.com

Dec. 2–31: Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light. Gallery walls are dedicated to member art. Also celebrate the season with an eclectic group exhibition featuring the artwork of our members amongst thirteen community decorated evergreen trees and a beautiful Hanukkah display of menorahs, games, and dreidels. Opening reception & feast: Dec. 2, 5–8 p.m. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. helenday.com

Artwork by Joyce Kahn. Exhibit will be at the Drawing Board in Montpelier through December.

“Winter Cloud Over Stowe” by Joyce Kahn. Exhibit will be at the Drawing Board in Montpelier through December.

Through Dec. 31: Joyce Kahn. Visit during ArtWalk on Dec. 2! Drawing Board, 22 Main St., Montpelier.

Through Jan. 7: Annual Holiday Group Exhibition. Illustration, mixed media, photography, pastel and oil painting. Reception: Nov. 18, 6–8 p.m. Axel’s Gallery and Frame Shop, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury. axelsgallery.com

Through Jan. 13: Michael Strauss, Making Thought Visible. Strauss’s paintings are a form of visual reasoning in brightly colored compositions, mainly in pastel and ink. Opening reception and talk: Dec. 2, 6–8 p.m. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery@gmail.com. www.twwoodgallery.org

Dec. 2–Jan. 28: Show 14 at The Front. Drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and mixed media work by local artists. Opening: Dec. 2, 4–8 p.m. during ArtWalk. Gallery hours: Fri., 5–8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. The Front, 6 Barre St., Montpelier. www.thefrontvt.com. 272-0908

Dec. 1–April 8: Pria Cambio, …And Somewhere Else There’s a Beach. Grab some sunscreen and visit our home-grown beach shack, the Morse Block Deli, to view a group of vibrant beachscape paintings and drawings by Pria Cambio.  This show by local artist Cambio includes work over her lifetime that shares her connection to the seacoast.  Eleven paintings on exhibit from Dec. 1, 2016 – April 8, 2017, at the Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St. in Barre.  100% sales benefit Studio Place Arts programs.  For info:  www.morseblockdeli.com or www.studioplacearts.com

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  • Reception: Fiber Art Extravaganza.

    Reception: Fiber Art Extravaganza.

    16:00-20:00
    2016/12/02
    Cheshire Cat, Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States
    Cheshire Cat, Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

    4–8 p.m.

    Introducing a fiber art extravaganza featuring rug-hooked creations by the Champlain Island Fiber Bees and upcycled sweater Christmas stockings from Nancy Gadue just in time for the holidays!

    On display through December.

    Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. www.cheshirecatclothing.com

  • Opening: Show 14 at The Front

    Opening: Show 14 at The Front

    16:00-20:00
    2016/12/02
    6 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States
    6 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States

    During ArtWalk

    4–8 p.m.

    Exhibit runs through Jan. 28.

    Drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and mixed media work by local artists.

    Limited edition prints by several of the gallery’s artists will be available for sale.

  • Opening Reception & Feast: Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light

    Opening Reception & Feast: Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light

    17:00-20:00
    2016/12/02
    Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States
    Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States

    Members’ Art Show & Sale

    Festival of Trees & Light

    2 December – 31 December 2016

    Opening Reception & Feast: 2 December 5:00 – 8:00pm

    Curators: Amanda Marquis & Chiyomi McKibbin

    It’s that wonderful time of year! For one month, Helen Day Art Center will once again dedicate our gallery walls to our valued members for the Members’ Art Show & Sale. Simultaneously we present the Festival of Trees & Light.  Please join us in celebrating the season with an eclectic group exhibition featuring the artwork of our members amongst thirteen community decorated evergreen trees and a beautiful Hanukkah display of menorahs, games, and dreidels.

    Our opening reception will be Friday, December 2nd from 5-8pm. There will be a feast of hors d’oeuvres generously donated by local restaurants; carolers to ring in the holiday cheer; and the festive community atmosphere that makes the Art Center what it is – a  place to gather and celebrate creativity. With works available from ceramic sculpture to fine art photographs, it will also be a perfect opportunity to find a unique and meaningful gift.

    For more information, contact Amanda Marquis, Gallery Manager: gallery@helenday.com | +1 802 253 8358

  • Opening Reception and Talk: Michael Strauss, Making Thought Visible.

    Opening Reception and Talk: Michael Strauss, Making Thought Visible.

    18:00-20:00
    2016/12/02
    46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States
    46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States

    Strauss’s paintings are a form of visual reasoning in brightly colored compositions, mainly in pastel and ink.

    Exhibit runs through Jan. 13.

    T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery@gmail.com. www.twwoodgallery.org

  • Art and Author Night: Veins of Gold

    Art and Author Night: Veins of Gold

    18:00
    2016/12/02
    Jaquith Public Library, School Street, Marshfield, VT, United States
    Jaquith Public Library, School Street, Marshfield, VT, United States

    Art and Author Night: Veins of Gold

    Friday, December 2

    6 p.m. Art Opening with artist Suki Ka’Pinao White

    7 p.m. Author Sandra Erickson will read her poems

    Inspired by my husband’s recent open heart surgery~ a visual exploration of what connects us to our roots and to each other by re- imagining the veins that carry our life’s blood into re-routed golden inner rivers of energy where we are given a chance to become the best of ourselves by magic + connection + transformation. Refreshments will be served.

    Jaquith Public Library, Marshfield

  • More events
    • Reception: Fiber Art Extravaganza.
      Reception: Fiber Art Extravaganza.
      16:00-20:00
      2016/12/02
      Cheshire Cat, Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States
      Cheshire Cat, Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

      4–8 p.m.

      Introducing a fiber art extravaganza featuring rug-hooked creations by the Champlain Island Fiber Bees and upcycled sweater Christmas stockings from Nancy Gadue just in time for the holidays!

      On display through December.

      Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. www.cheshirecatclothing.com

    • Opening: Show 14 at The Front
      Opening: Show 14 at The Front
      16:00-20:00
      2016/12/02
      6 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States
      6 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States

      During ArtWalk

      4–8 p.m.

      Exhibit runs through Jan. 28.

      Drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and mixed media work by local artists.

      Limited edition prints by several of the gallery’s artists will be available for sale.

    • Opening Reception & Feast: Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light
      Opening Reception & Feast: Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light
      17:00-20:00
      2016/12/02
      Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States
      Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States

      Members’ Art Show & Sale

      Festival of Trees & Light

      2 December – 31 December 2016

      Opening Reception & Feast: 2 December 5:00 – 8:00pm

      Curators: Amanda Marquis & Chiyomi McKibbin

      It’s that wonderful time of year! For one month, Helen Day Art Center will once again dedicate our gallery walls to our valued members for the Members’ Art Show & Sale. Simultaneously we present the Festival of Trees & Light.  Please join us in celebrating the season with an eclectic group exhibition featuring the artwork of our members amongst thirteen community decorated evergreen trees and a beautiful Hanukkah display of menorahs, games, and dreidels.

      Our opening reception will be Friday, December 2nd from 5-8pm. There will be a feast of hors d’oeuvres generously donated by local restaurants; carolers to ring in the holiday cheer; and the festive community atmosphere that makes the Art Center what it is – a  place to gather and celebrate creativity. With works available from ceramic sculpture to fine art photographs, it will also be a perfect opportunity to find a unique and meaningful gift.

      For more information, contact Amanda Marquis, Gallery Manager: gallery@helenday.com | +1 802 253 8358

    • Opening Reception and Talk: Michael Strauss, Making Thought Visible.
      Opening Reception and Talk: Michael Strauss, Making Thought Visible.
      18:00-20:00
      2016/12/02
      46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States
      46 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States

      Strauss’s paintings are a form of visual reasoning in brightly colored compositions, mainly in pastel and ink.

      Exhibit runs through Jan. 13.

      T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery@gmail.com. www.twwoodgallery.org

    • Art and Author Night: Veins of Gold
      Art and Author Night: Veins of Gold
      18:00
      2016/12/02
      Jaquith Public Library, School Street, Marshfield, VT, United States
      Jaquith Public Library, School Street, Marshfield, VT, United States

      Art and Author Night: Veins of Gold

      Friday, December 2

      6 p.m. Art Opening with artist Suki Ka’Pinao White

      7 p.m. Author Sandra Erickson will read her poems

      Inspired by my husband’s recent open heart surgery~ a visual exploration of what connects us to our roots and to each other by re- imagining the veins that carry our life’s blood into re-routed golden inner rivers of energy where we are given a chance to become the best of ourselves by magic + connection + transformation. Refreshments will be served.

      Jaquith Public Library, Marshfield

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  • Family Day at Helen Day Art Center

    Family Day at Helen Day Art Center

    13:00-16:00
    2016/12/10
    Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States
    Helen Day Art Center, Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States

    Join the Helen Day Art Center for an afternoon full of sweet treats and seasonal art activities in conjunction with the Festival of Trees and Light exhibit. We’ll create holiday decorations, play dreidel games and decorate gingerbread houses with NECI students. It’s an afternoon not to be missed.

    1–4 p.m.

    Free

    http://www.helenday.com/education/family-events#Family_Day

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