November 14th, 2018

Art Exhibits

Art Exhibits

BarreStudio Place Arts Presents: 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. CELEBRATE! Enjoy this 3-floor fine art and craft extravaganza with work created by more than 80 Studio Place Arts (SPA) member artists, and CELEBRATE 3X: (1) Find one-of-a-kind handmade gifts & treasures; (2) Support local artists and crafts people and fortify our local economy; & (3) Boost the programs for all ages and abilities at SPA, your nonprofit art center. Runs 11/13-12/27. Reception: 11/17, 4PM-6PM. Studio Place Arts (SPA) 201 N. Main St. Info: www.studioplacearts.com.

ChelseaJulia M. Pavone: “Mixing it Up… Encaustic, Cold Wax and Found Object Paintings.” On exhibit 11/1-12/31 at the Chelsea Public Library. 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 until 12/2. Info: 533-2000 & highlandartsvt.org.

JeffersonvilleGEMS and GIANTS: An Exhibition of Small Paintings and Large Paintings at the Bryan Memorial Gallery, 180 Main St. An exhibition of 150 artworks by its gallery members in a small format and in a large format. New this year is the addition of “Giants” to the mix, with works by gallery members juried into this aspect of the show. Both exhibits open 11/8. Runs 11/8-12/23. Info: www.bryangallery.org.

Bryan Memorial Gallery Presents Heartbeet Felts, an Exhibition of Wall Hangings Created by the Members of the Heartbeet Lifesharing Community. Heartbeet is a vibrant lifesharing- community and licensed therapeutic residence that includes adults with developmental disabilities and interweaves the social and agricultural realms for the healing and renewing of our society and the earth. Bryan Memorial Gallery is honored to present this exhibition of felted wall hangings as an expression of the gallery’s commitment to the community. Runs 11/8 – 12/23. Bryan Memorial Gallery is located at 180 Main St. Info: www.bryangallery.org.

MarshfieldDigital Photography Exhibition Work By Twinfield Digital Photography Students at the Jaquith Library, 122 School St. Runs 11/3-1/2/2019. Info: 426-3581.

MONTPELIERCurrent Paintings by Mary McKay Lower and Elizabeth Nelson Holiday Pop-Up of Vermont Artists and Silent Auction at the T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. The in Montpelier, VT announces an upcoming exhibit of two Vermont artists, Mary McKay Lower and Elizabeth Nelson. Nelson will feature works from her travels to Iceland. Lower will exhibit landscapes and still life paintings. An opening reception will be held on 11/8, 5-7PM with music by the Two Thirds as Far duo. The reception is free and refreshments will be served. Runs 10/30-1/4/19. Info: www.twwoodgallery.org & 262-6035.

Thomas Waterman Wood – The Master Copies at the T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. Wood created commissioned portraits across the United States and Canada which lead to a trip to Europe in 1858 with his wife. While Wood was in Europe he fell in love with the paintings of the European Masters, including Rembrandt and Turner. Info: info@twwoodgallery.org, 262-6035. Runs 10/30– 6/1/2019.

WINGING IT’: Eco-artist Melanie Brotz Presents a Series of Bird Paintings using materials salvaged from the waste stream (aka trash). A Whimsical Owl section rounds out the show. Discarded “canvases” including windows, mirrors, boards, and picture frames provide the foundation for mixed-media works created in 2018. Through 12/15. Info, mel@burlingtontelecom.net. Montpelier City Hall Gallery.

Interior/Exterior: Paintings and Drawings by Diane Fitch at the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery. Explores a disciplined lifetime of painting and drawing. With strong influences from paintings of 18th and 19th century domestic interiors, Fitch moves her subject matter into modern motifs and meaning. Runs 10/1-12/21.

The Vermont Arts Council Presents 7Women 7Walls, an exhibit featuring work by seven Vermont artists whose techniques range from fiber art and collage to encaustic and frottage. Their work is deeply personal, expressing explorations into their life experiences, spirituality, and responses to both the natural and digital world. The exhibit runs through 12/28.

RANDOLPHOil Paintings by Chelsea Artist Greg Kotyk on Display through 11/28 in the Gifford Gallery at Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St. The exhibit, free and open to the public, includes mountainous landscapes from Vermont to Wyoming. Info: 728-2380.

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