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Through Dec. 14 : Northern Vermont University-Johnson Student Exhibit. The first of two exhibits this semester of work by students in the studio arts Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Northern Vermont University-Johnson will run Nov. 26-Dec. 14 at Julian Scott Memorial Gallery on campus. The reception for the first exhibit will be 3-5 pm Nov 29. The exhibit will feature work by seniors Shastina Ann-Wallace of Jericho; Kiersten Slater of Canterbuy, New Hampshire; and Savannah LesCord of Portsmouth, Virginia.  The second exhibit will run Dec. 3-14 at the Black Box Gallery in the campus Visual Arts Center. Both exhibits and related receptions are free for the public. The reception will be 3-5 pm Dec 5. The exhibit will feature the art of Luke Hungerford and Sam Reynolds. Julian Scott gallery is open 10 am-6 pm Tuesday-Friday and 10 am-4 pm Saturday. The Visual Arts Center is open 9 am-5 pm Monday through Friday.

Through Dec. 16: Gerald Auten: Graphite Insomnia. Opening Reception October 20, Saturday, 4-6 pm. Gerald Auten uses powdered graphite or graphite pencils on dense, smooth hot-pressed paper or onto the back of old museum posters and postcards. To the powdered graphite, he adds a bonding element, WD40, turpentine, or linseed oil, often buffing the surface. The work takes many months to achieve the dense metallic, oily surfaces. The affect is luminous, deeply saturated, mysterious and mischievous. Auten is a senior lecturer in Studio Art at Dartmouth College, where he teaches drawing, architecture, and senior seminar. White River Gallery, 35 South Windsor Street, South Royalton. 498-8438, Monday-Friday, 10 am – 4 pm. Call first, or by appointment Contact curator, Dian Parker: dianparker9@gmail.com

Dec. 17 – Dec. 21: Northern Vermont University-Johnson Student Art Exhibit. The last exhibit this semester of work by students in the studio arts Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Northern Vermont University-Johnson will run Dec. 17-21 at Julian Scott Memorial Gallery on campus. The exhibit of work by senior Sam Reynolds of Highland Park, Illinois, and a reception, at 3 p.m. Dec. 18, are free for the public. Reynolds focuses on painting and sculpture with his art.  Julian Scott gallery is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.  For more information, visit NorthernVermont.edu/ JulianScottGallery, contact the gallery director at Phillip.Robertson@ NorthernVermont.edu, or call 802.635.1469.

Through Dec. 28: Seven Women, Seven Walls. Featuring rotating exhibits by Vermont artists, the Council’s gallery is located in the corridor and conference room of the offices at 136 State Street in Montpelier. The space is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. with the corridor available every day. The conference room is closed Tuesdays until noon, and at other times when the room is occupied. Seven Vermont artists — Mary Admasian, Alisa Dworsky, Karen Henderson, Evie Lovett, Hannah Morris, Janet Van Fleet, and Kristen M. Watson — show their choice of work. Through December 28. (Feel free to call 802.828.3291 to see if the entire show is available when you plan to visit.) Opening reception, November 9, 5 – 7 pm.

Nov. 13 – Dec. 27: CELEBRATE 3X. Enjoy this 3-floor fine art and craft extravaganza with work created by more than 80 Studio Place Arts (SPA) member artists, and CELEBRATE 3X: (1) Find one-of-a-kind handmade gifts & treasures; (2) Support local artists and crafts people and fortify our local economy; & (3) Boost the programs for all ages and abilities at SPA, your nonprofit art center. Reception: Sat., Nov 17, 4-6 pm.  Expanded hours in Dec.  For more info:  www.studioplacearts.com

Through Dec. 29: Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light. 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 they present the Festival of Trees & Light. The opening reception is November 30 from 5 pm – 7 pm. Enjoy a feast of hors d’oeuvres generously provided by local restaurants, live music to ring in the holiday cheer, holiday crafts in the hands-on room, and the festive community atmosphere that makes the Art Center what it is – a place to gather and celebrate creativity. This event is free and family friendly. To see artwork available for sale, please visit www.helenday.com. For more information on the Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light and related events, contact Elena Rosen, Office Administrator: programs@helenday.com (802)253-8358

Through Dec. 31: Celebrating Women Through the Arts. Art Resource Association Group Show. Montpelier City Center and La Brioche, 89 Main St. artresourceassocation.com.

Through Jan. 2: Digital Photography Exhibition. Work By Twinfield Digital Photography Students. Opening Reception Friday, November 9, 6-8 pm. Jaquith Library, Marshfield. 426-3581

Through Jan.4: Current Paintings by Mary McKay Lower and Elizabeth Nelson. The T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier announces an upcoming exhibit of two Vermont artists,
Mary McKay Lower and Elizabeth Nelson. Nelson will feature works from her travels to Iceland. Lower will exhibit landscapes and still life paintings. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, November 8, from 5-7:00 pm with music by the Two Thirds as Far duo. The reception is free and refreshments will be served.

Through Jan. 7: Altered Spaces Group Exhibition. The exhibition opens with a dynamic collection of work – including collage, photography, painting, and multimedia installation in September which will build in layers throughout the Fall – inviting the public to revisit and interact as the exhibition continues. The exhibition is curated by Kelly Holt and features artists:  Paul Gruhler, Dana Heffern, Ric Kasini Kadour, Lydia Kern, Erika Senft Miller, John M. Miller and Kathryn Lipke Vigesaa. For further information on the Altered Spaces exhibition, please call 802.760.4634 or visit sprucepeakarts.org.

Through Jan. 18: Northern Vermont University-Lyndon Faculty Art Exhibit. The opening reception for an exhibit of art by faculty in the visual arts department at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon will be at 6 pm Nov. 27 at Quimby Gallery on campus. The exhibit will feature work in varied media by gallery director Barclay Tucker, Kate Renner, Harry Mueller and other faculty. The theme is “north,” to reflect the unification this year of Lyndon State College and Johnson State College as Northern Vermont University, with campuses in Lyndon and Johnson. The reception and the exhibit, which runs through Jan. 18, 2019, are free for the public.  The gallery is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information about the exhibit, email Barclay.Tucker@ NorthernVermont.edu.

Dec. 7–Jan. 20: Show 29. The Front celebrates the opening of Show 29, featuring recent works by the gallery’s members. Reception: December 7, 4-8pm. 6 Barre Street, Montpelier thefrontvt.com , (802) 552-0877, info@thefrontvt.com

Through January 31: Illuminate: The Winter Group Show. Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne is pleased to present “Illuminate: The Winter Group Show” featuring Sam Colt with Bonnie Acker, Julie Y Baker Albright, Elizabeth Allen, Scott André Campbell, Janet Fredericks, Kerry O. Furlani, Philip Hagopian, Karen Henderson, Kate Longmaid, David Maille, Adelaide Murphy Tyrol, Garrett Sadler, Gail Salzman, David Smith, Jozie Furchgott Sourdiffe, and Anne Thiam. The exhibit will run November 30, 2018 – January 31, 2019 and will open with a public reception on Friday, November 30, 5 – 7 pm. Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery is located at 86 Falls Rd, in Shelburne Village. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 9:30-5:30 and Saturdays 10-5. For additional information call 802-985-3848, or write joan@fsgallery.com.

Through March 2: Scrap Yard: Drawings by Mark Heitzman. An exhibit of 10 large-scale graphite or charcoal drawings of tools and other objects, including a tire iron, the bottom of an ancient oil can, and a drill bit, completed from 2004-15.  On display at The Morse Block Deli, located 260 N. Main Street, Barre.  For info:  www.studioplacearts.com

Through June 1: Thomas Waterman Wood: The Master Copies. The T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier, VT announces an upcoming exhibit of Thomas Waterman Wood’s Master Copies. This exhibit is a selection of Wood’s master copies from the T.W. Wood Art Gallery collection. While Wood was in Europe he fell in love with the paintings of the European Masters, including Rembrandt and Turner.Following current fashion, Wood copied paintings to learn techniques from the masters. 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, info@twwoodgallery.org or visit www.twwoodgallery.org

 

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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
    2016/12/09
    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.

    Dec. 9, 1–4 p.m.

    Free

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

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