May 25th, 2017

Art Exhibits

BARRE – Studio Place Arts Exhibits. Exhibit dates: April 25 – May 28, 2017. Main floor gallery: Seeing the Forests for the Trees Ń This show is inspired by the diversity of woody plants and forests; it involves more than 25 artists and includes nontraditional and traditional media. Second floor gallery: Silent Auction to Benefit SPA Programs: including artwork, crafts and other items. Wendy James and Rene Schall are featured artists. Bidding starts April 25 and concludes at the BASH on May 12. Third floor gallery: Visual Jazz-Homage to the Earth by Roger Goldenberg, includes oil on canvas assemblages and a series of monotypes inspired by our Earth’s climate, weather and geology.

— Paletteers Spring Art Show. Aldrich Library Milne Room during regular library hours. April 8 to May 26, 2017. Reception: Tuesday, April 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. Refreshments served.

BERLIN – The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center presents “Spring Four-Ward” – Watercolors by four award-winning members of the Vermont Watercolor Society through June 2.

CHELSEA – Los Colores de Oaxaca, photographs by John Douglas (Flying Squirrel Graphics) of Vershire, on exhibit through May and June at the Chelsea Public Library, 685-2188.

MONTPELIER – Sculpture Exhibit. Featuring contemporary sculpture created by Vermont artists. Vermont Arts Council Sculpture Garden, ongoing.

— The Vermont Supreme Court Gallery presents From Nature to Abstract works by Maria Anghelache. 111 State St. Through June 30, 2017. Opening reception April 13 from 4-7 p.m.

— The Vermont Governor’s Gallery presents “Moments” Watercolors by Jo MacKenzie. The exhibit will be up until June 30, 2017. Opening reception April 13 from 3-5 p.m.

— “A Change in the Weather” exhibit. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. May 2, 2017-July 7, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment. A Joint Exhibit of Adelaide Murphy Tyrol and Richard Murphy. Opening reception on Friday, May 5 from 4-8 p.m. at the Gallery with a presentation by the artists at 6 p.m. This event is part of Montpelier’s Art Walk. Music with the CBT band will be playing before the talk.

— Vermont Pastel Society Art Exhibit “Color Comes Alive”. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. May 2-26, 2017. Opening reception Friday, May 5 from 5-7 p.m.

— “Studies in the Art of Chance” works by Laura Jane Walker at the Spotlight Gallery. A reception with the artist will be held Friday, May 5 from 4-7 p.m. during Art Walk. The exhibit will be shown through May 25, 2017. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Vermont Arts Council office, 136 State St.

— Art Opening: Jayne Shoup. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St.Friday, May 5, from 4-8 p.m. Pastels by Jayne Shoup. Jayne draws inspiration from the beauty of central Vermont. Her brilliantly colored pastel paintings depict scenes from her rural neighborhood. Artwork will be on display through the month of May

PLAINFIELD – Harriet Wood Retrospective. Goddard College Art Gallery. Pratt Center. Vermont artist and Goddard alum, Harriet Wood. Paintings and sculpture. Reception Friday June 16, 4 to 6 p.m. Gallery hours: MĐF, 9-4. Info: 802-322-1604. Through June 16.

Maplehill School 2017 Student Art Show. Artwork by students from Maplehill School is on display at the Plainfield Community Center, above the Plainfield Coop, from May 3-30. The show includes paintings, mixed media on paper and canvas, carpentry and blacksmithing pieces as well as an oral history project completed with area senior citizens, as part of the school’s Elder Outreach Project. Also, this year, the show includes hand-made stress reduction tools created by Maplehill students.

RANDOLPH – Work by Photographer Jason M. Wallace at Gifford Gallery. The 14 black and white and color photographs in this exhibit include rural and urban scenes that range from the New York City skyline to the Staten Island shoreline and a snow-covered dam and spillway in Waterbury, VT. Through May 17, 2017. Free and open to public.

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