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Through May 25: Matt Larson, Terroir. Abstract paintings and collage. Terroir is a French word that means, in its most basic sense, “earth” or “soil.” Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury.

Through May 26: The Dialects of Line, Color, and Texture. A visual discussion with artists Elizabeth Billings, Frank Woods, and Elizabeth Fram. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro.

Through May 31: T.W. Wood Member Exhibit. Among the exhibiting artists include Robert Waldo Brunelle JR, Becky Cook, Patricia Knoerl Johnson, Margaret Lampe Kannenstine, Kenneth Saxe, Jayne Shoup and Bonny Willett. The exhibit will include paintings, photography and fiber art. 46 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through May 31: Maike Garland. Woodcarver. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier.

Through May 31: Amalia Elena Veralli. Photographs. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier.

Through June 1: Student Art Show. Featuring artwork from Stowe Elementary, Middle School, and High School, Mountain River School, and Rumney Memorial School. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe.

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

Through June 9: Peter Schumann, Post Apocalyptic Dawn of Possibilitarians. Schumann is an artist and director of the Bread & Puppet Theater. With Alexis Smith, Emily Anderson, Dante Letzelte, Brian Merrill, Maria Schumann, Elka Schumann. Giant woodcut banners and paintings, special event procession performance, live music, bread and aïoli, Cheap Art. Fri.–Sun., 10 am–4 pm.GreenTARA Gallery, 3275 US Rt. 2 (right in the village), North Hero. 355-2150;;

Through June 15: All You See Is Glory; Big Stars and Maritime Moments. Photographs by Peter Cunningham. White River Gallery @ BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., South Royalton. 498-8438

Through June 16. Show 32. The Front celebrates the opening of SHOW 32 and our 4th Birthday! Features recent work of the gallery’s membership of Vermont-based contemporary artists. Reception: June 6, 4–8 pm. The Front, 6 Barre St., Montpelier

Through June 21: Deeper Than Blue. Hand-pulled woodblock prints by Janet Cathey and cyanotypes by Linda Bryan. The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center, 130 Fisher Rd., Berlin.

Through June 28: Awakenings: Current Work by Kate Longmaid and Tom Merwin. Longmaid explores what is revealed in the intimate moments of seeing through a contemporary approach to portraiture and still life. Merwin’s painting process expresses a layering of symbol and spirituality, using nature as a doorway to the expression of existential concerns. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through June 28: Vanishment. Mixed media work by Janet Van Fleet Vanishment. Explores the fraught relationship between humans and the natural world, using, in part, materials that Van Fleet has repurposed from previous bodies of work. 111 State St., Montpelier.

Through June 28: Kate Burnim & Daryl Burtnett, Almost Forgotten. Through paintings and works on paper, Burnim and Burtnett uncover the spaces and moments that are woven into the everyday landscape and human experience. Reception: June 6, 4–7. The Spotlight Gallery at Vermont Arts Council office, 136 St., Montpelier.

June 4–28: Michael Strauss, The Magic of Seeing – Inside and Outside of the Frame, Exploring the Illusion of Light, Space, Form and in Landscape Painting. Reception/artist talk: June 6, 4–9 pm. The T.W. Wood Art Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through June 29: Exhibits at Studio Place Arts. 201 N. Main St., Barre.

Fault Lines: In this exhibition, artists explore the current political climate and the resulting fractures in our world that threaten discontinuity at many levels and potential explosive energy.

Tectonic Plates and Topographic Tiles: Artist Deborah Goodwin creates sculptural stoneware for walls or tabletop, inspired by geologic forces and infused with fabric details.

Present Continuous—Commentary and Form: Works by Diane Sophrin. Combining rapidly written morsels of poetry with form and color, Sophrin draws and paints her writings on stitched, layered papers to create an ongoing series of hanging scrolls recently shown in Budapest.

June 4–30: Michael T Jermyn, Viva l’Italia. Photographs of Tuscany, Rome, and more. ArtWalk with live music from Michael T Jermyn and the Aristocratic Peasants: June 6, 6 pm. Salaam Boutique, 50 State St., Montpelier.

Through July 10: Sunshine And Shadow. An exhibit of paintings by Ann Young. Reception: May 23, 5–7 pm. River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville.

Through July 14: Cumulus. Highlights cloud-centric works in a wide range of media. Miller’s Thumb Gallery, 14 Breezy Ave., Greensboro. 533-2045

June 8–July 21: Gaal Shepherd, Hallowed Ground Art Exhibit. Pays tribute to the devotion of the faithful and its continuity from the Neolithic Erin to contemporary Ireland with a series of paintings, pastels, photographs, sculpture, and accompanying Irish poetry. Opening reception: June 14, 5 pm. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro.

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.

Through Oct. 25: The War of Ideas: Propaganda Posters from the Vermont Historical Society Collections. Visitors can examine how posters have been an important part of the wartime effort, for everything from recruitment to support on the homefront. Vermont History Center, 60 Washington St., Barre. 479-8500.

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.


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