January 16th, 2018

Art Exhibits

Art Exhibits


Studio Place Arts presents: Herding in All the Usual Places … And Then Some, Paintings by Robert Chapla on display at the Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St. Is a parking structure merely a concrete corral? Urban and rural herding differences are on display in this show of 18 oil and acrylic paintings by Vermont artist Robert Chapla. Exhibit Dates: December 18, 2017 – April 15, 2018


STILL TIME Fine Easel Paintings by Margaret Sparrow at THE GALLERY at Central Vermont Medical Center through January 2018.


Photographs: A Teenage Perspective, by Hadley Greene of Strafford, Vermont. The exhibit will be on display at the Chelsea Public Library January 8th through the end of February.


“Avenues,” By Award-winning Cartoonist Hal Mayforth, will be featured Jan. 22-Feb. 9 at Julian Scott Memorial Gallery in the Dibden Center for the Arts at Johnson State College. A reception and artist’s talk, free for the public as is the exhibit, will be held at the gallery 3-5 p.m. Jan. 25. Mayforth has done illustrations for Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, the Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and HBO. In addition to illustrations and cartoons, his paintings have been shown widely in the U.S. Scott Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit jsc.edu/Dibden or call 635-1469. For more information about Mayforth, visit http://www.mayforth.com/index.php.


Jaquith Group Art Show. Terry Allen, Lorilla Banbury, Jennifer Barlow, Chuck Bohn, Juliana Fletcher, Diane Fitch, Tracey Hambleton, Viiu Nuiiler, Marge Pulaski, Helen Rabin, Frederick Rudi, Michael Schumacher, David Smith. At the Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield. The show will be up from January 6 to February 28. For info call 802-426-3581 or email: jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com or visit our website: www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org.


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

SHOW 23 at The Front Gallery, 6 Barre St. The Front, downtown Montpelier’s collective art gallery, presents SHOW 23, which opened on Friday, January 12, 2018, with a reception during Montpelier Alive’s Art Walk on Friday, February 2, 4-8 PM. The exhibition will showcase the latest works of the gallery’s membership of Vermont-based contemporary artists. In addition, the Front will present work by guest artist Jeanne Thurston. Based in Wolcott, Vt., Jeanne makes dynamic 3-dimensional paintings that are engaging explorations of color and movement. Enjoy live music, light refreshments, and drinks during Feb. 2nd opening reception. The show runs from January 12 – February 24, 2018. Gallery hours are Friday 5 – 8 PM, Sat 11 AM-8 PM. Free and open to the public. To learn more, visit www.thefrontvt.com.

Susan Abbot’s Warm Places and Axel Stohlberg’s Abstraction Around Me, Plus the f7 Photography Group’s Seven Ways of Seeing at the The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St. The exhibits will run from January 2 through February 23, 2018. There will be a Gallery Art Talk with the Axel Stohlberg on Friday, February 2 at 5:30 pm followed by Q & A with members of group at 6:30 pm.

Governor’s Gallery Opening for Linda Mirabile at the Pavilion Office Building, 109 State Street, 5th Floor. The show runs from January 3, 2017 – March 30, 2018. Artist Linda Mirabile acts as a “Respectful Observer” in how she truly captures the almost human qualities and pensive nature of birds. This is a delightful collection of work especially if you are an Avian centric person. Photo ID required for admission

Claire Van Vliet “Sky and Earth” – Pulp paintings at the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, 111 State St. Claire creates textural handmade paper displaying land and cloudscapes in large-scale format. Subtle yet dramatic! Exhibit runs from January 3 – March 30, 2018. Gallery Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm daily.

Art Exhibit by Merry Schmidt at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. January 2-February 12, Weekdays, 9am-4pm. 223-2518.


A Closer Look at Chandler Gallery, 71-73 Main St. Chandler Gallery is delighted to announce that the photography and paintings of three popular local artists will be the first of its 2018 exhibitions. A Closer Look is the theme which connects featured artists Valerie Daniel, Bethel, VT, Judy Laliberte, Quechee, VT, and Jo Levasseur, South Royalton, VT. Daniel, a photographer, and Laliberte and Levasseur, painters, were recipients of the “People’s Choice” Awards during the 2017 Area Artists Show. The exhibition’s opening reception will be Saturday, January 20, 5 – 7 pm. The artists will be present at the opening, and will be available to talk about their work. A Closer Look runs through March 3, with gallery hours Fri-Sun, 12 – 3 pm, and by appointment.

White River Junction

LOCAL VETERANS ART SHOW on display to the public at the White River Junction VAMC on March 9, 2018 from 0900-1400. It is estimated that over 50 pieces of art from among 25 different categories will be exhibited. The competition is an annual event that provides Veterans receiving treatment at VA facilities the opportunity to participate in creative self-expression in art, creative writing, dance, drama and music as part of their therapy, and to gain recognition for these artistic accomplishments. For more info, please contact Brooke Robinson Drew, ATR at 802-295-9363 X5454.




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