BARRE – Studio Place Arts Exhibits. Exhibit dates: March 14 – April 15, 2017. Main floor gallery: Under Construction – This show is about the joining of 2 or more dissimilar media to create a finished artwork, such that one plus one equals more than two. Assembled by Sue Higby and guest curator Mark Waskow. Second floor gallery: #nomophobia, by James Secor, is about us. It is about our phones, our lives, and our memories. Third floor gallery: Station to Station: Artwork by Art2D2 Industries and Babelon Williams. Reception: Sat., March 18, 4-6 p.m.
— And Somewhere Else There’s a Beach. This show by local artist Pria Cambio includes work over her lifetime that shares her connection to the seacoast. Eleven paintings on exhibit from Dec. 1, 2016 – April 8, 2017, at the Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St. 100% sales benefit Studio Place Arts programs
BERLIN – Avian Inspired. Gallery at the Central Vermont Medical Center. Avian Inspired, a series of paintings inspired by the avian world by central Vermont artist and graphic designer Linda Mirabile. Through March 31, 2017. THE GALLERY at Central Vermont Medical Center is located in the lobby of the hospital and is open every day.
CHELSEA – Inspired by Sky or Water: Watercolors by Susan Wilkie of Montpelier. On view through the end of April 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 works by Lark Upson. 111 State St. Through March 31, 2017.
— The Vermont Governor’s Gallery presents works by Steve Schaub. The exhibit will be up until March 31, 2017.
— Following the Rules, Breaking the Rules Art Exhibit. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. March 7 through April 28, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment. Includes 25 works of 20 artists in pastel, acrylics, oils, photography and three dimensional pieces. Opening reception on Thursday, March 9 from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served and there is no admission fee.
— Northern VT Artists Assoc. Art Exhibit. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. March 21-April 28, 2017. Opening reception and chance to purchase works Thursday, March 23 from 5-7 p.m.
— Head, Heart, & Hands Art Display. AroMed Aromatherapy is showcasing work from Orchard Valley Waldorf School, The Initiative: A Vermont Waldorf High School, and Heartbeet Lifesharing Community through March 31. 8 State St. Shop hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
PLAINFIELD – In Praise of Water. Eliot Pratt Art Gallery at Goddard College. Features artwork by Goddard artists, approaching the theme of Water from multiple perspectives – aesthetic, ecological, social, political, spiritual, and contemplative. On display through April 9, 2017. Gallery hours are 9-4, Mon–Fri.
RANDOLPH – Work by Dr. Ken Borie Displayed at Gifford Gallery. The 15 pieces offer glimpses of life outside of the medical office: portraits of friends and family, nature scenes, and captured moments of his children with their pets. Borie, who works in oil and watercolor, paints from photographs as well as from real life. Through April 12, 2017.
WAITSFIELD – Amy Ross: Butterfly Effect. Walker Contemporary, 4403 Main St. Using graphite, watercolor, walnut ink and collaged paper, Amy Ross expands on her methodology of “artist as mad scientist” in her most current body of work, Butterfly Effect, on view from February 17 through March 31.