September 23rd, 2018

Art Exhibits

Art Exhibits

BarreStudio Place Arts Presents: Mountains, Mesas, and Monoliths: Gold-toned Brownprints of Zion Canyon by Matt Larson. Runs until 11/9. For as long as human society has existed, there have been sacred landscapes- places where the natural world compels us to contemplate the myths and mysteries of our origin and encourages us to experience the transcendental. On display at the Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St., Barre. Info: 479-7069. SPA Main Floor Gallery: Rock Solid XVIII. This annual stone sculpture exhibit, since 2000, showcases stone sculptures and assemblages by area artists and other work that depicts the beautiful qualities of stone. Second Floor Gallery:Finding the Quiet by Linda Finkelstein – works in rust, eucalyptus and indigo; Third Floor Gallery: TENSION Site-specific installation art of socio-cultural and environmental datascapes by Tuyen Nguyen and Misook Park. Runs 9/18-11/3. Opening Reception: 9/21, 5:30-7:30PM Studio Place Arts (SPA) 201 N. Main St. Info: www.studioplacearts.com.

CalaisBACKSTORY at the Kent Museum, 7 Old W Church Rd. Every creation tells a story, but it is the backstory we hope will shine. Runs until 10/7.

ChelseaPhotographs by Mark Dixon: Flea Market Finds on display Sept.&Oct.at the Chelsea Public Library, 296 VT-110. Info: 685-2188.

GreensboroEthan Hubbard’s Photographs and Stories in Driving the Back Roads: In Search of Old-Time Vermonters at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. In barns and fields, from forest walks to kitchen tables, Ethan’s photographic portraits and audio recordings transport the viewer to rural VT. Runs 9/21 to 12/2. Opening reception and artist’s talk on 9/21. More info: 533-2000 & highlandartsvt.org.

MarshfieldAbstract within the Square Paintings by Maggie Neale at the Jaquith Public Library. Her paintings are color musings, the inner dance brought forth alive onto a surface for others to view. Runs until 10/31.

MONTPELIER“Hillsides and Hexagons” Paintings by Nick DeFriez at the Governor’s Gallery. Presents a visual narrative, incorporating the painter’s strong appreciation for and insight into today’s family farms, working landscape and farmers markets. Runs until 9/28.

The Vermont Supreme Court Gallery Presents Paintings by Harry A. Rich—“The Vermont Years, So Far…” Rich’s collection of large-scale acrylic-on-canvas paintings in this exhibition spans the time he has lived in Vermont, twenty years, celebrating the influence of Vermont Runs until 9/28.

Anita Zotkina at the Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St.Anita Zotkina is known for creating delightfully spiritual artwork. She derives her inspiration from the natural environment where she finds peace and harmony. On exhibit until the end of Sept. Info: www.cheshirecatclothing.com.

MorrisvilleAxel Stohlberg – Short Stories & Morrisville – Favorite Places at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St. Run until 10/28. Favorite Places displays photography by 12 local artists that celebrate sense of place & a collection of assemblages and 2d work by Axel Stohlberg tell Short Stories. Info: 888-1261.

PlainfieldBread & Puppet Peter Schumann’s Woodcuts Possibilitarian Uprising: Post-Apocalypse for ¾ Empire Exhibit at the Goddard College Art Gallery. This is a large exhibition of woodcuts on cloth banners, inspired by Albrecht Durer’s (1471-1528) engravings depicting the Apocalypse as envisioned in the Book of Revelation. Runs until 9/27. Info: www.goddard.edu/about-goddard/art-gallery/.

StoweFamiliars: Valerie Hammond and Kiki Smith at the Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St. Runs 9/21-11/3. Opening Reception: 9/21, 5-7:00PM. Familiars: Valerie Hammond and Kiki Smith, a two person printmaking exhibition of internationally renowned artists. They have also co-taught printmaking at New York University and Columbia University, and have traveled together to multiple residencies to work on prints. Info: 253-8358.

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