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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.
Through Jan. 18: Northern Vermont University-Lyndon Faculty Art Exhibit. The opening reception for an exhibit of art by faculty in the visual arts department at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon will be at 6 pm Nov. 27 at Quimby Gallery on campus. The exhibit will feature work in varied media by gallery director Barclay Tucker, Kate Renner, Harry Mueller and other faculty. The theme is “north,” to reflect the unification this year of Lyndon State College and Johnson State College as Northern Vermont University, with campuses in Lyndon and Johnson. The reception and the exhibit, which runs through Jan. 18, 2019, are free for the public. The gallery is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information about the exhibit, email Barclay.Tucker@ NorthernVermont.edu.
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 thefrontvt.com , (802) 552-0877, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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. There will be an Artist Talk and Reception on Thursday, January 17 4:00 – 6:00 pm.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.twwoodgallery.org
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. Reception: Jan. 18, 6–8 pm. Axel’s Gallery, Stowe St., Waterbury.
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. www.chelsealibrary.com 802-685-2188
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, email@example.com or visit www.twwoodgallery.org
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
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. NorthernVermont.edu
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. www.riverartsvt.org.
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. www.riverartsvt.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, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.twwoodgallery.org
Art Gallery Opening and Reception – Dianne Shullenberger and John Snell
January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
This fabric collage and photography show reflects John Snell and Dianne Shullenberger‘s fascination with rocks. They focus on patterns, details, textures and pay tribute to the adjoining vegetation in a rock’s environment.
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St., Montpelier
Reception: The Paintings of Louis Fried
Jan 25, 5 pm
Painting initially to recover from a debilitating stroke, Fried channeled his vision, determination and confidence into what became his passion. These traits live on through four generations of the Fried family, many whom have contributed generously to Vermont. Exhibition presented in collaboration with Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury.
Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro