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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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  • 03
    03.September.Sunday

    Vermont Holocaust Memorial’s exhibit

    11:00-14:00
    2017/09/03
    1994 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672, USA

    St. John’s in the Mountains Episcopal Church is thrilled to be sharing a special one day, community-wide showing of the Vermont Holocaust Memorial’s exhibit:

    From Generation to Generation …We Are Here! Honoring lives lost and stories of survival

    Sunday September 3rd from 11am – 2pm.

    Following the exhibit’s opening at JCOGS (Jewish Community of Greater Stowe,) and as a part of the Greater Stowe Interfaith Coalition and Community for Human Rights and Dignity, St. John’s is proud to be carrying forward the important lessons learned from the Holocaust. They are committed to encouraging and supporting a community in which we are all one.

    Knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against ignorance, intolerance and fear. By sharing stories of survival, and teaching their invaluable lessons learned, the Vermont Holocaust Memorial (a 501(c)(3) charitable organization) envisions a time when prejudice, bigotry and hate are replaced by respect for all. Additional information can be found on the organization’s website: holocaustmemorial-vt.org.

    St. John’s in the Mountains Episcopal Church is a community of faith located at 1994 Mountain Road (at the crossroads of the Mountain Road and Luce Hill Road), Stowe, Vermont. For more information about St. John’s, please visit the website: stjohsinthemountains.org.

  • 28
    28.September.Thursday

    Bessie Drennan Exhibit Days

    10:30-16:00
    2017/09/28

    Thur. Sept. 28 through Sun. Oct. 1 : Fall foliage art exhibit, craft fair of local creative craftspeople, local farmers vegetables & homemade soups, sandwiches & pies!  Now in its 42nd year, this popular event features paintings of Bessie, primitive artist from the early 1900’s, whose numerous works have been compared to Granma Moses.  Located at South Woodbury Church on Route 14: 10:30 to 4 except Sun., 11 to 3.

  • 29
    29.September.Friday

    Bessie Drennan Exhibit Days

    10:30-16:00
    2017/09/29

    Thur. Sept. 28 through Sun. Oct. 1 : Fall foliage art exhibit, craft fair of local creative craftspeople, local farmers vegetables & homemade soups, sandwiches & pies!  Now in its 42nd year, this popular event features paintings of Bessie, primitive artist from the early 1900’s, whose numerous works have been compared to Granma Moses.  Located at South Woodbury Church on Route 14: 10:30 to 4 except Sun., 11 to 3.

  • 29
    29.September.Friday

    The Royal Frog Ballet: Surrealist Cabaret

    17:00
    2017/09/29

    The Royal Frog Ballet returns to Feast and Field Market this fall with their Surrealist Cabaret, a glittering, contemplative, and hilarious performance set in the hills and dells of Barnard at sunset. The outdoor performance and installation event walks the audience through farm landscape where they encounter a surreal collection of short stories, dance, installation pieces, and roving characters that explore and celebrate themes of season, place, and what it means to be human in these times. It is a folky, comedic, and deeply thought-provoking evening for all ages.

    Outdoor performances of The Surrealist Cabaret will take place at Feast and Field Market in Barnard, VT, on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday September 29th, 30th, and October 1st. The tour continues to Park Hill Orchard in Easthampton, MA Friday through Sunday on October 13, 14, 15, and October 20, 21, 22. All performances begin promptly at 5:00 pm. Please arrive early.

  • 30
    30.September.Saturday

    Bessie Drennan Exhibit Days

    10:30-16:00
    2017/09/30

    Thur. Sept. 28 through Sun. Oct. 1 : Fall foliage art exhibit, craft fair of local creative craftspeople, local farmers vegetables & homemade soups, sandwiches & pies!  Now in its 42nd year, this popular event features paintings of Bessie, primitive artist from the early 1900’s, whose numerous works have been compared to Granma Moses.  Located at South Woodbury Church on Route 14: 10:30 to 4 except Sun., 11 to 3.

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