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Through Jan. 20: Show 29. The Front celebrates the opening of Show 29, featuring recent works by the gallery’s members. 6 Barre Street, Montpelier , (802) 552-0877,

Through Jan. 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

Jan. 21–31: Monica Moraru, There, There, Now. Moraru works across media, including installation, painting, sculpture and photography. Artist talk and reception: Jan. 24, 3–5 pm. Northern Vermont University-Johnson, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery.

Through Feb. 1: Endangered Alphabets. Tim Brookes explores the elements of calligraphy, woodwork, linguistics, anthropology and human rights to address a question that is rarely asked, but directly affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide: what happens when a culture loses its alphabet? This show will be on view at the VT State House Cafeteria.

Jan. 27–Feb. 2: VCFA New and Returning Student Exhibitions. Opening reception: Jan. 26, 7 pm. Alumni Hall, 45 College St., Montpelier

Jan. 29–Feb. 2: VCFA Graduating Student Exhibition. Opening reception: Jan. 28, 7:30 pm. Vermont College of Fine Arts Gallery, 36 College St., Montpelier.

Feb. 1–Feb. 8: Creating with Paper. A pop up exhibit of collages by Sandra fw Beaty. A large installation of paper collages, many depicting scenes from Beaty’s extensive travels. Bryan Memorial Gallery, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville. 644-5100,

Through Feb. 15: “Something Dear” Photographer’s Workroom. Gallery’s Group Exhibitions Hallway will exhibit ”Something Dear” works of the Photographers Workroom through February 15. The workroom is a study in project creation and portfolio development. Emphasis is on photography as process and practice, and using cameras as a way of seeing. Artist’s exhibiting their work include Nancy Banks, Christie Carter, Kay Jostrand, Rosalind Daniels, Peggy Smith, Shapleigh Smith and Marcie Scudder. Opening Reception: Thursday, January 10 from 5:00-7:00 pm, with live piano music by Jim Thompson. T W Wood Gallery. 46 Barre Street, Montpelier. For more information contact the Gallery’s Director Ginny Callan at 802-262-6035, or visit

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. Opening Reception: Friday, January 25, 6-8 pm.  802-685-2188

Feb. 1–28: Cheshire Cat’s in-house artists. Lucy Ferrada presents her whimsical hand-painted wooden bowls. Dawn McConnell presents her colorful, painted stoneware.Reception: Feb. 1, 4–8 pm. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier.

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. Opening Reception: Thursday, January 10 from 5:00-7:00 pm, with live piano music by Jim Thompson. T W Wood Gallery. 46 Barre Street, Montpelier. For more information contact the Gallery’s Director Ginny Callan at 802-262-6035, or visit

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:

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

Jan. 25–March 9: The Front presents SHOW 30. Recent works by the membership of Montpelier’s sole collective art gallery. Opening reception: Feb. 1, 4–8 pm. 6 Barre St., Montpelier.

Jan. 22–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.

Jan. 21–March 28: Ryan Geary, Ascent (Part One: Eulogy). A collection of 2D and 3D collages. Opening reception: Feb. 7, 5–7 pm. River Arts Center, Copley Common Room, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville.

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.

Jan. 21–April 19: Thom Egan, On Making Pictures. Wood block prints, lithographs, and colored low reliefs. Reception & Artist Talk: Feb. 7, 5–7 pm. River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville.

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, or visit

Feb. 15–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.


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