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EXHIBITS

Through Jan. 26: The Book of Changes: Symbolic Landscapes of the I Ching. 64 works by Elizabeth Nelson inspired by the 64 hexagrams of the I Ching. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro. 533-9075. highlandartsvt.org.

Through Jan. 30: Art in the Adult Library: Street Scapes of Vermont. Watercolors by Nitya Brighenti. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. 223-3338.

Through Jan. 31: Margaret Sparrow, Still Time. Easel paintings and works on paper. These works have never before been exhibited in Vermont. The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center, 130 Fisher Rd., Berlin. For more info: 279-6403 or moetown52@comcast.net.

Jan. 22–Feb. 9: Hal Mayforth, Avenues. work by award-winning cartoonist. Reception/artist’s talk: Jan. 25, 3–5pm. Julian Scott Memorial Gallery in the Dibden Center for the Arts at Johnson State College.  jsc.edu/Dibden. 635-1469.

Through Feb. 12: Merry Schmidt. Watercolor paintings. Merry will donate 15% of sale proceeds to MSAC. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. 223-2518.

Through Feb. 17: Kathy Stark, Mostly White. Series of paintings. Axel’s Gallery, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury. 244-7801.

Through Feb. 21: Allison Clayton. The 23 photographs in this exhibit include quiet shots of the natural world and capture scenes from throughout Vermont and New England. Gifford Gallery, 44. S. Main St., Randolph. 728-7000.

 Through Feb. 23: Susan Abbott, Warm Places. Opening reception: Jan. 4, 5–7 pm. T.W. Wood Art Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. twwoodgallery.org

Through Feb 23: Axel Stohlberg, Abstraction Around Me/f 7 Photography Group, Seven Ways of SeeingOpening reception: Jan. 4, 5–7 pm./Artist talk: Feb. 2, 5:30–7  pm followed by Q&A with f 7  group. T.W. Wood Art Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. twwoodgallery.org

Through Feb. 24: SHOW 23 @ the Front. The Front celebrates the opening of the collective gallery’s latest show, Show 23 by contemporary Vermont artists, including guest artist Jeanne Thurston. Reception: Feb. 2, 4–8pm. 6 Barre St., Montpelier. thefrontvt.com.

Through Feb. 25: Justin Kenney, The Parley of the Curve. Kenney’s imagery represents architecture of society in opposition with nature. Opening reception: Jan. 4, 5–7 pm. The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org

Feb. 2–Feb.28: Kimberley Forney, Colorful Expressions. Forney finds inspiration among the landscape, within music, animals, people, and her daily experiences. Reception: Feb. 2, 4–8pm. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981. cheshirecatclothing.com

Through Feb. 28: Nitya Brighenti, Light and Shadows. Paintings. ArtWalk reception, Feb. 2, 4:30–8pm. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. 223-3338

 

Through Feb. 28: Jaquith Invitational Group Art Show. Reception: Jan. 26, 6–8pm. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield. 426-3581.

Through March 2: Post-Apocalyptic Woodcuts by Peter Schumann of Bread and Puppet Theater. Opening reception: Feb. 3, 2–5pm. White River Gallery @ BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., S. Royalton. 498-8438.

Through March 30: Linda Mirabile, Avian Inspired. Images of birds are painted on birch panel or watercolor paper with acrylics. Opening reception: Jan. 11, 4–7 pm. Pavilion Office Building, 109 State St., 5th fl. Montpelier. Photo ID is required for admission.

Through March 30: Claire Van Vliet, Sky and Earth. Pulp paintings created from 1995 to 2011. Opening reception: Jan. 11, 4–7pm. Artwalk, Feb. 2, 4–7pm. Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, 111 State St., Montpelier.

Jan. 19–April 14: Grace DeGennaro/Anne Lilly, Ordinary Time. Paintings and kinetic sculpture. Opening reception: Jan. 19, 5–7 pm. Artist talk with Anne Lilly, 5:30pm. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. helenday.com

Through April 14: Philip Herbison, The Infinite Shapes of Water. Large abstract photographs of water. Opening reception/artist talk: Feb. 9, 5:30pm. Helen day Art Center East Gallery, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. helenday.com

Through April 15: Robert Chapla, Herding in All the Usual Places … And Then Some. Urban and rural herding differences are on display in this show of 18 oil and acrylic paintings. Presented by Studio Place Arts. Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St., Barre. robertchapla.com.

Through Sept. 30: James Peterson, Dreamcatcher. Large-scale interactive installation that was inspired by the magical ice caves of Kamchatka in Siberia. The grounds of Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Dr., Stowe. helenday.com

Ongoing: Michael Jermyn, New American Impressionism. Photographs. Positive Pie, N. Main St., Barre.

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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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