July 21st, 2017

Art Exhibits

Art Exhibits

BARRE – Studio Place Arts Exhibits. Exhibit dates: July 18 Đ August 24, 2017. Main floor gallery: Ten. This group show includes artwork inspired by the various objects described the old counting nurs-ery rhyme, “One, two buckle my shoe,” counting to ten. Second floor gallery: Road Trip: Life through the Windshield by Aaron Stein; Assemblages and constructions. Third floor gallery: Trash Mounds by Grace Amber; Installations. Reception: Thurs., July 20, 6-8 p.m.

Summer in Abruzzo: Works by Jeneane Lunn & James Lund. On display at the Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St. May 8 – August 15, 2017. Starting in the summer of 2011, Jim and Jeneane have been spending every minute possible of their summers in Italy. Besides eating great food, hanging out with friends and walking all over the valley where they live, they spend most of their time painting in pastels or pastel pencils and watercolors.

Barre Opera House Lobby Gallery: A playful, cosmic art show, through August, features “Planetary Gods and Goddesses” by Astromythologist Kelley Hunter of Calais, from her recently published col-oring book. Gallery is open weekdays, 9:00-4:30. Meet-and-Greet the Artist on Friday, August 11 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

CHELSEA – Moving Paint, Moving Bodies, by Hannah Dennison. Chelsea Public Library. Through July and August. Pairs photographs of Dennison’s long career as a dance artist with paintings made during her 10-year hiatus from making site-specific projects. She is interested in how the dance informed her paintings, and visa versa, how we learn through various modes of expression. Dennison is direc-tor of Cradle to Grave Arts and lives in the Chelsea area.

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

— The Vermont Supreme Court Gallery presents “Bridging Worlds” Paintings by Hunter Eddy. 111 State St. July 12- September 29, 2017. Opening reception Wednesday, July 12 from 4-7 p.m.

— The Vermont Governor’s Gallery presents “A Path Well Traveled” selected works by Ed Epstein and George Kurjanowicz. On exhibit July 6 Đ September 29. Opening reception Wednesday, July 12 from 4-7 p.m.

— Essex Art League Member Exhibit. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. July 5-28, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment. Opening reception Thursday, July 13 from 5-7 p.m.

— Annual Summer Juried show, works of 23 Vermont artists. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. Opens Tuesday, July 11.

— “Connection: the Art of Coming Together”. Vermont Arts Council Spotlight Gallery. June 5-October 6. Presents a survey of contemporary Vermont art organized by artist networks rather than aesthet-ics or media. Open to the public and located in the corridor and conference room of the offices at 136 State St.

MORRISVILLE – Katie Loesel “Geology in the Anthropocene” and Elise Whittemore “Specimens”. River Arts, 74 Pleasant St. June 6 – August 18. Loesel explores geological formations, including “Plas-tiglomerate”, a new type of rock formed by sedimentary elements fused with plastic from the ocean. Whittemore’s exhibit of woodblock prints was inspired by examining trays upon trays of dried algae specimens at the Pringle Herbarium at UVM.

PLAINFIELD – Goddard College presents Social Justice in Race, Gender, Immigration, and the Environment. On exhibit in the Art Gallery on the main floor of the Pratt Center. Through October 9, 2017 with an Opening Reception on August 3 from 5-7 p.m. Open Mon-Fri, 9-4.

RANDOLPH – Chandler Gallery presents Scale: Models to Monuments. June 24 through September 2. The show will consist of scale models or maquettes of pieces that have been made into public art by contemporary artists from Vermont and beyond.

WAITSFIELD – 6th Annual Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition & Lareau Farm’s Barn Renovations. 80 outstanding watercolor paintings from artists across North America! This captivating and nationally recognized exhibition will be judged by internationally acclaimed watercolor artist, Anne Abgott, who has received more than 100 awards and has judged numerous exhibitions. Exhibition is open June 18 – July 22, Thurs.-Sun., 12-9 p.m.

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