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Through Nov. 16: Nourish — Soil & Soul. Kathie Lovett’s paintings, sculpture and installation art will be featured in the exhibit at Northern Vermont University-Johnson. The exhibit and the opening reception 3-5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Julian Scott Memorial Gallery are free for the public. Lovett’s exhibit focuses on the themes of land, food, culture and politics. The artist, from Franconia, New Hampshire, is a student in NVU-Johnson’s Master of Fine Arts in studio arts program. The gallery is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. For more information about the exhibit, contact the gallery director at Phillip.Robertson@ NorthernVermont.edu or call 802.635.1469.

Through Nov. 20: Listening to Rocks: Work by Dianne Shullenberger and John Snell. Dianne Shullenberger of Jericho is well known for her fabulously intricate fabric collage pieces that present landscape and nature in a unique way. John Snell is a photographer from Montpelier. Public reception: Friday, October 19, 5-7 pm. At 6 pm, there will be a short artist talk. All are welcome to this public reception to look, listen, and speak with the artists. 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. Additional information can be had by calling 802-985-3848, or write joan@fsgallery.com.

Through Nov. 23: Matthew Sylvester Exhibit. Art by painter and illustrator Matthew Sylvester of East Calais will be featured at Quimby Gallery at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon. The exhibit and a gallery reception at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 are free for the public. The gallery’s regular hours are 8 am – 5 pm, Monday-Friday. Sylvester, who used to specialize in comics art, now is a freelance illustrator who creates book covers, movie posters, page illustrations and concept art. For more information about the exhibit, email the gallery director at Barclay.Tucker@ NorthernVermont.edu. For more information about Sylvester, visit http://www. matthewsylvesterart.com/.

Through Nov 28: Paintings by Greg Kotyk. Oil paintings by Chelsea artist Greg Kotyk are on display in the Gifford Gallery at Gifford Medical Center. The exhibit, free and open to the public, includes mountainous landscapes from Vermont to Wyoming. A military veteran, Kotyk has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East. For more information about Kotyk’s work, visit kotopiafineart. vistaprintdigital.com. The Gifford Gallery is located just inside the hospital’s main entrance at 44 S. Main St., Route 12, in Randolph. Artwork may be purchased by contacting the Gifford Development, Marketing and Public Relations Department, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 802-728-2380 or email contactus@giffordmed.org.

Through Nov. 30: Carole Naquin Exhibition. Her soft pastel paintings which capture the energy of sky, river and field.  They are calming, grounding, and alive.  View these landscapes at Artisans Hand Gallery, Montpelier; meet the artist during ART WALK September 6.

Through Dec. 2: Driving the Back Roads: In Search of Old-Time Vermonters. For nearly 50 years, Ethan Hubbard drove the back roads of rural Vermont in search of old-time Vermonters. This retrospective of Hubbard’s documentary work and his life living alongside the people of North-Central Vermont showcases more than 40 of Hubbard’s large-format black and white photographic portraits – pulled from some 600 rolls of film that he shot over five decades. Also included are audio excerpts chosen from 125 of Hubbard’s tape recordings and interviews. In barns and fields, from forest walks to kitchen tables, Ethan’s photographic portraits and audio recordings transport the viewer to rural Vermont and to the moments he shared with the people he met there. Highland Center for the Arts.

Through Dec. 2: Show 28. The Front celebrates the opening of Show 28, featuring latest work of the gallery’s member artists, including our new members! Hours: Fri 4-7 Sat & Sun 11-5. 6 Barre Street in downtown Montpelier. www.thefrontvt.com, info@thefrontvt.com, (802) 552-0877

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

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. 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. 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.

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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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