September 25th, 2017

Art Exhibits

In the Garden: paintings – in watercolor and mixed media by Megan Murphy (of Bolton and Corinth) on display September 2nd through October 31st, at the Chelsea Public Library, 685-2188.

Marshfield- Artists Marge Pulaski & Helen Rabin will be on display at the Jacquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield, September 9 to November 3. For more info, visit www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org

Middlesex- The HiVE FALL PORTAL Show. Nikki Eddy, Vermont artist, works from her original photographs to paint bold abstract expressionistic works of art capturing sweeping movement using minimal color palettes. August 25 – November 15. The HiVE (next to the Red Hen Baking Co.), 961 Route 2, Middlesex, VT. Call (802)595-4866 or visit www.thehivevt.com for more info.

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.

The Vermont Governor’s Gallery presents “A Path Well Traveled” selected works by Ed Epstein and George Kurjanowicz. On exhibit July 6 – September 29.

“Mixing Primaries” A Member Exhibit of the Art Resource Association. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. August 1 to September 8, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment.

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 aesthetics or media. Open to the public and located in the corridor and conference room of the offices at 136 State St.

SHOW 20 at The Front Gallery, the collective gallery in downtown Montpelier, opens on Friday, September 1, 5-9 PM. The exhibition will showcase the latest works of the gallery’s 17 Vermont-based contemporary artists. In addition, the Front will feature Karen Henderson as a guest artist, who will present several of her textile and fiber pieces. Karen uses different dye techniques as well as sewing to explore seasons, atmospheres, and the ephemeral nature of changing times of day. Light refreshments and drinks will be served during Friday’s opening reception. The show runs from September 1 – September 30, 2017. The Front Gallery is located at 6 Barre Street in Montpelier.

The Paleteers of Vermont Member Show and Sketches in Perfection: a special exhibit of paintings and sketches by Thomas Waterman Wood at the T. W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. Both exhibits run from September 12th through October 27th with an opening reception on Thursday September 14th, from 5:00-7:00 pm. The reception is free and will offer an opportunity to meet many of the artists, enjoy refreshments, learn more about T.W. Woods art and purchase local art at affordable prices. For more info, contact Ginny Callan at (802) 262-6035.

Artist Christine Terry exhibit at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. Exhibit open weekdays, 9AM-4PM, through September Originally from Massachusetts, Christine Terry has called Vermont her home for over forty years. After retiring from her job as the School Library Media Specialist at Union Elementary School in 2010, she began weekly art classes with Sylvia Walker. She now creates cards and paintings, mostly in watercolor and pen and ink, for friends and family and has had tables at a few local craft bazaars. Recently, she completed a CCV course in acrylic painting. This is her first solo show.

Morrisville- 3rd Annual River Works Group Exhibit River Arts, 74 Pleasant St. August 24 – October 20. Reception Thursday, September 14, 5-7PM. A range of mediums and styles comprise this show celebrating water’s power to inspire artists. Exhibiting Artists: Robert Brunelle – Renee Greenlee – Phil Herbison – Jen Hubbard – Jean O’Conor – John Sargent – Kent Shaw – Rett Sturman – Homer Wells.

A Stitch in Time: 18th & 19th Century Textiles. August 24 – October 20. Reception Thursday, September 14, 5-7PM. River Arts and the Noyes House Museum have partnered together to present a collection of quilts, samplers and embroidery work created by women in the 18th and 19th century. Examining these works allow us to decipher and contextualize the untold stories of women’s lives in the past.

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. Open Mon-Fri, 9-4.

Randolph- “From Green to Fall: Celebrating Creativity in Mental Health, Wellness and Recovery.” The exhibit will run from September 15 – November 5, 2017 at the Chandler Art Gallery. Opening reception on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 4-7pm. For more information and submission requirements visit www.claramartin.org

Work by Northfield artist Kathrena Ravenhorst-Adams is on display in the Gifford Gallery through October 4, 2017. The 21 paintings in this exhibit (acrylics, watercolors, pastels, and oil paint) capture a range of subjects, from plants to seasonal landscapes and detailed scenes from nature. This exhibit is free and open to the public. The gallery is located just inside the hospital’s main entrance at 44 S. Main St. (Route 12) in Randolph. Call Gifford at (802) 728-7000 for more information.

Rochester- SEE THE WOODS FOR THE TREES, Joan Kahn at BigTown Gallery Rochester, 99 N. Main, September 13 – October 14. Opening Reception & Artist Talk is Saturday, September 16. 5PM. Reception to follow.

waitsfield- SEASONS: Threadpainting by Pamela Druhen. Fridays through Sundays, Sept 29-Oct 15; Monday, October 9, Noon-5 pm or by appointment. Artist Talk & Opening Reception: September 30, 3:30 – 4:30PM. Pam uses a mixture of techniques from machine piecing to dye painting and fusing to create her “threadpainted” work. Waitsfield United Church of Christ, 4355 Main St.

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