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EXHIBITS

Through Feb. 20: Hidden Surprise. Clay masks by Janice Walrafen. Expressions of feelings on the artist’s journey to wholeness. They are made of clay and decorated with natural materials, beads, and thread. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through Feb. 21: Binta Colley, It’s All in the Details: Botanical Illustrations (and More). Julian Scott Memorial Gallery at Northern Vermont University-Johnson. NorthernVermont.edu

Through Feb. 23: The Way We See It: Social [In]Justice. A group show highlighting the work of four artists that are responding to their own view of social injustice—be it racism, sexism, religious discrimination, or genocide. Participating artists include Kate Longmaid, Ann Young, Michelle Saffran and Jerry Ralya. Axel’s Gallery, Stowe St., Waterbury.

Through Feb. 28: Jaquith Invitational Art Show. Works in a variety of media by 17 local artists. Jaquith Public Library, Old Schoolhouse Common, 122 School St., Marshfield. 426-3581

Through Feb. 28: Aspects of the Universe. Paintings in acrylic and watercolor by Marina Sprague of Chelsea Vermont. www.chelsealibrary.com  802-685-2188

Through Feb. 28: Cheshire Cat’s in-house artists. Lucy Ferrada presents her whimsical hand-painted wooden bowls. Dawn McConnell presents her colorful, painted stoneware. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. cheshirecatclothing.com

Through March 1: Winter Juried Exhibit. This exhibit highlights an eclectic group of 26  local Vermont artists. Work includes paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, fiber arts, and jewelry. The show brims with works by Barbara Bendix, Robert Chapala, Cindy Griffith, Kate Longmaid, Kenneth Saxe and Ann Young and many others. The exhibit was juried by Jurors for Mary Admasian, Elliott Bent and Linda Mirabile. T W Wood Gallery. 46 Barre Street, Montpelier. For more information contact the Gallery’s Director Ginny Callan at 802-262-6035, info@twwoodgallery.org or visit www.twwoodgallery.org

Through March 1: Axel Stohlberg, Abstract Vermont. Paintings, drawings, collage. The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin.

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 March 2: The Art of the Portrait, August Burns. The exhibition is a rare opportunity for the public to view paintings from this outstanding Vermont Artist. 5031 Main Street, Waitsfield. 496-6682

Through March 9: The Front presents SHOW 30. Recent works by the membership of Montpelier’s sole collective art gallery. 6 Barre St., Montpelier. info@thefrontvt.com

Through March 12: Northern Vermont University-Lyndon Community Art Exhibit. Theme is “To B or Not to B,” and all artwork must relate to the letter “b” in some way. NVU-Lyndon, Quimby Gallery, Lyndonville. NorthernVermont.edu

March 5–27: 9th annual Mt Abe Emerging Artists Show. Mt Abe High School students in grades 9-12 were invited to submit their work on the basis of their artistic talent and dedication to creating art as well as their potential as future artists. The mediums represented will include painting, photography, jewelry, ceramics, and others. Opening reception: March 5, 3:30–4:30 pm. Art on Main, 25 Main St., Bristol.

Through March 28: Ryan Geary, Ascent (Part One: Eulogy). A collection of 2D and 3D collages. River Arts Center, Copley Common Room, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. www.riverartsvt.org.

Through March 29: Close to the Cloth. Textile exhibit featuring the work of Barbara Bendix, Karen Henderson, Stephanie Krauss, Skye Livingston, Kate Ruddle, and Neysa Russo. Opening reception: March 7, 5–7 pm. The T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. twwoodgallery.org.

Feb. 26–March 30: The Body Stops Here: Keiko Narahashi and Sarah Peters. Combines the artists’ respective formations of bodies and parts of bodies—in particular, heads and faces. Works in various media. Opening reception: Feb. 26, 6–8 pm. Usdan Gallery, Bennington College. bennington.edu

Through April 7: Precarious Magic: The Paintings of Kate Emlen. Painted scenes of the fields and forests of Vermont and the coast of Maine. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. www.highlandartsvt.org

Through April 9: A People’s History. A solo collage exhibition by Vanessa Compton featuring 23 collages on the birth, development, and destiny of our nation. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. www.barreoperahouse.org

Through April 19: Thom Egan, On Making Pictures. Wood block prints, lithographs, and colored low reliefs.  River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. www.riverartsvt.org.

March 5–April 26: Ray Brown and Toby Bartles, Steps on a Journey—An Exhibit of Two Vermont Painters. Both artists share much in common with the second generation abstract expressionists, as they both draw influence for painterly choices from immediate surroundings such as landscape or architecture to create inner meaning. Opening reception: March 7, 5–7 pm. The T. W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery.org

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

June 22–Aug. 24: West Gallery: Composing Form. This group exhibition of contemporary sculptors working in ceramics highlights both figurative and abstract work that is both poetic and humorous, referencing human history, intervention and experience. Opening reception: June 22, 5–7 pm. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. helenday.com

Through Dec. 21: 200 Years—200 Objects. An exhibition celebrating Norwich University’s bicentennial. Curated to include objects from the museum collection, as well as documents and images from Archives and Special Collections, that reflect and retell the university’s 200-year history. Opening reception, Feb. 15, 4–6 pm. Norwich University Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield. norwich.edu

 

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  • Opening Reception for 28th Annual Photo Show at the Round Barn

    Opening Reception for 28th Annual Photo Show at the Round Barn

    17:30-19:30
    2017/08/01
    1661 E Warren Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673, USA

    1661 E Warren Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673, USA

    There will be an opening reception for the public on Tuesday, August  1 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited, and there is no admission charge.
    The annual community-based Photo Show is held each August in the Round Barn on East Warren Road in Waitsfield. The show invites both professional and amateur photographers to submit their work, allowing lesser-known photographers to exhibit in a gallery setting.  “Art appreciators from all over the region are drawn to the Mad River Valley by the amazing diversity of art shows and venues held, especially during August.  This show is particularly popular because new talent is encouraged to submit their work“ says Julie Parker, a long-time organizer of the event. A wide range of subject matter and techniques in both film & digital prints are expected for this year’s show.
    The Photo Show is open 7 days a week.  Regular exhibition hours are from 10-5 pm weekdays and 10-2 pm weekends; please check the Inn at the Round Barn website www.theroundbarn.com  for days when the exhibit may be closed for special parties. For further information, call 802-496-7722 or info@greenmountainculturalcenter.org.
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  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/08/02
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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  • Graduate Studies in Art & Design Education Public Exhibition

    Graduate Studies in Art & Design Education Public Exhibition

    16:30-18:30
    2017/08/05
    45 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    45 College St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    VCFA’s Art & Design Education program will present a public exhibition Saturday, 8/5.

    • Art & Design Education Exhibition, “Everything Changed”
    • Saturday, August 54:30-6:30 PM
    • Alumni Hall, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 45 College Street, Montpelier, VT
    • Includes work by our new graduates & current students, and work by all of the children and teens they have been teaching: T.W. Wood-VCFA collaboration campers, students from the New School of Montpelier, and middle school and high school students enrolled in VCFA’s Studio Intensives.
    • Free and open to the public
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  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/08/09
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/08/16
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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  • Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    Wednesday Night Live: Art Tent

    17:30-19:30
    2017/08/23
    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    231-273 Portland St, Morrisville, VT 05661, USA

    River Arts at the Oxbow Park

    257 Portland Street, Morrisville, VT

    River Arts announces their 2017 Art Tent at Morristown’s Wednesday Night Live summer concert series, held at the Oxbow Park in Morrisville, VT. Join us every Wednesday from June 14th through August 23rd, 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. River Arts’ Art Tent will offer a number of fun and creative activities for the community, including making tissue paper flowers, beaded bubble wands, foam printmaking, and much more!

    River Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, is located at 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  For more information, call 888-1261, or visit their website at www.RiverArtsVT.org.

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