Visual Arts

“Sorry, but Hello,” work by Rutland painter and ceramic artist Reid Brechner, will be exhibited at the Castleton University Bank Gallery in downtown Rutland Dec. 14-Jan. 16.

Editor’s note: Please send visual art listings to jim.lowe@timesargus.com or jim.lowe@rutlandherald.com.

Barre

Morse Block Deli: Mark Heitzman, through March 2, 10 large-scale graphite or charcoal drawings of tools and other objects, including a tire iron, the bottom of an ancient oil can and a drill bit, completed from 2004-15, Morse Block, 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com.

Studio Place Arts: “Celebrate 3X,” through Dec. 27, fine art and craft extravaganza created by SPA member artists, 201 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Bennington

Bennington College: Torkwase Dyson, through Dec. 15, “Scalar,” new paintings, drawings and sculptures, Usdan Gallery, Bennington, 802-440-4347, www.bennington.edu. Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

Bennington Museum: “Where Do You Come From Anyway?” through Dec. 30; “Bennington and the Great War,” through Dec. 30; “Grandma Moses,” ongoing, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571, www.benningtonmuseum.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Wednesday.

Berlin

Central Vermont Medical Center: Anne Davis, through Jan. 5, “A Peaceable Kingdom,” new paintings, CVMC Gallery, 130 Fisher Road, Berlin, 802-371-4100.

Brattleboro

All Souls Church: Susan McDormand, through Dec. 31, paintings by Guilford artist, 29 South St., West Brattleboro, 802-254-9377, www.ascvt.org. Hours: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, and at Sunday services.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Emily Mason: To Another Place,” through Feb. 10, first museum survey of the work of the acclaimed 86-year-old Brattleboro abstract artist; “If she has a pulse, she has a chance,” through Jan. 7, Michael Poster’s 32 photographic portraits of people in recovery from addiction; “Don’t Call Me Princess,” through March 2, Orly Cogan’s painted and embroidered linen pieces; “Every Day,” through Jan. 7, Robert Perkins sheds light on the theme of transcendence; “Heaven, Earth, Home,” through Feb. 10, sculptures and drawings by California-based Elizabeth Turk; “Weighted Tears: Mary Admasian,” ongoing, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday-Saturday; closed Tuesday; $8, $6 for seniors, $4 for students (under 5 free).

Mitchell-Giddings: Donald Saaf, through Jan. 6, paintings, illustrations and sculptures, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-251-8290, www.mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com. Artist talk, 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

Burlington

BCA Center: “Tectonic Industries: Dreams Can Come True,” through Feb. 9; “Pauline Jennings’ Becoming Human,” through Feb. 9, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551, www.burlingtoncityarts.com. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Flynn Center: “The Intrepid Couple and the Story of Authentica,” Dec. 8-March 9, multimedia exhibit curated by UVM’s Jackson and Lydia Clemmons, Amy E. Tarrant Gallery, 147 Main St., Burlington, 802-652-4500, www.flynncenter.org. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

Flynndog: “th!NK,” November-December, installation by John Brodowski and company’s collaborative drawing project created by the community encompassing and surrounding the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, Flynndog Gallery, 208 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 802-652-9985, www.flynndog.net.

UVM Fleming Museum: “The Impossible Ideal: Victorian Fashion and Femininity,” through Dec. 14; “House to Home,” through Dec. 14, cultural, ethnographic and decorative art objects from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and Oceania; New England Gallery, Fall 2018, work of current Vermont artists within the historical context of their predecessors, 61 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 802-656-0750 (info: 656-2090), www.flemingmuseum.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; $5 admission, $3 for students and seniors.

Castleton

Castleton University: “Cellblock Visions: Prison Art in America,” through Dec. 21, curated by Phyllis Kornfeld; High School Art Exhibition, through Dec. 21, artwork by students from surrounding high schools, Christine Price Gallery, Fine Arts Center, 45 Alumni Drive, Castleton, 802-468-1119, www.castleton.edu. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Chelsea

Chelsea Public Library: Julia M. Pavone, through Dec. 31, “Mixing It Up: Encaustic Cold Wax and Found Object Paintings,” 296 Route 110, Chelsea, 802-685-2188, www.chelsealibrary.com.

Glens Falls, N.Y.

The Hyde Collection: “Ukiyo-e to Shin Hanga,” through Dec. 30, Japanese woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art Collection; “Making History: The Nuremberg and Augsburg Chronicles,” through Dec. 30, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, New York, 518-792-1761, http://hydecollection.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; admission is $12, $10 for seniors; free for children, students and active military.

Greensboro

Highland Center: Elaine Cole Kerr, through Dec. 10, Westmore artist’s paintings portray the beauty of landscapes and sights familiar to residents of the Northeast Kingdom, Highland Center Café, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, www.highlandartsvt.org. Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Jeffersonville

Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Heartbeet Felts,” through Dec. 23, wall hangings by members of the Heartbeet Lifesharing Community of Hardwick; “Gems and Giants,” through Dec. 23, sale and exhibits of small-format artworks juxtaposed with large-format works by member artists, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100, www.bryangallery.org. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, and by appointment.

Johnson

NVU-Johnson State College: Senior Exhibits, through Dec. 14, BFA in studio arts seniors Shastina Ann-Wallace, Kiersten Slater and Savannah LesCord, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Dibden Center for the Arts, Northern Vermont University-Johnson, 337 College Hill, Johnson, 802-635-1481, www.jsc.edu. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Lebanon, N.H.

AVA Gallery: Holiday Exhibition and Sale, through Dec. 24, work by member artists from the Upper Valley, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, New Hampshire, 603-448-3117, www.avagallery.org. Hours: 11 to 5 Tuesday-Saturday; free.

Lyndonville

NVU-Lyndon: Faculty Art Exhibit, through Jan. 18, work in varied media by gallery director Barclay Tucker, Kate Renner, Harry Mueller and other faculty, Northern Vermont University-Lyndon, Quimby Gallery, Lyndonville, http://northernvermont.edu. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Marshfield

Jaquith Library: Twinfield Student Photography Show, through Jan. 5, 122 School St., Marshfield, 802-426-3581, www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org. Hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Middlebury

Middlebury College Museum of Art: Closed Dec. 10-Jan. 7, 802-443-5007, http://museum.middlebury.edu.

Town Hall Theater: Holiday Show, through Dec. 31, 11th annual show and sale by local artists, Jackson Gallery, 68 S. Pleasant St., Middlebury, 802-388-1436, www.townhalltheater.org. Hours: noon to 5 p.m., and one hour before events.

Montpelier

Bagitos: Nancy Smith, December, colored abstract pencil drawings by Montpelier artist, Bagitos Bagel and Burrito Café, 28 Main St., Montpelier, 802-229-9212, www.bagitos.com.

The Drawing Board: “Together Again,” through Dec. 9, photography by Linda Hogan and paintings by Jayne Shoup, 22 Main St., Montpelier, 802-229-2902.

The Front Gallery: Show 29, through Jan. 20, recent work of the gallery’s membership of Vermont contemporary artists, including most recent additions, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, www.thefrontvt.com. Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment.

Kellogg-Hubbard Library: “Water Landings,” through Dec. 31, photography by Linda Hogan and Rachel Senechal, 35 Main St., Montpelier, 802-223-3338, www.kellogghubbard.org.

Vermont Arts Council: “7 Women 7 Walls,” through Dec. 28, work by seven Vermont artists whose techniques range from fiber art and collage to encaustic and frottage; “SiteTime,” through 2019, artists Erika Senft Miller, Nancy Winship Milliken, and Michael Zebrowski explore wood as an art form in this evolving exhibit, 136 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-3293, www.vermontartscouncil.org. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Vermont Supreme Court: Diane Fitch, through Dec. 21, “Interior/Exterior” explores a lifetime of drawing and painting, 111 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-0749, http://curator.vermont.gov. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Wood Art Gallery: Mary McKay Lower, through Jan. 4, landscapes, figures and still-lifes, all with an abstract point of view; Elizabeth Nelson, through Jan. 4, works from her travels to Iceland; works from the Federal Art Collection and the T.W. Wood permanent collection, ongoing, Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-262-6035, www.twwoodgallery.org. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; or by appointment.

Morrisville

River Arts: “Remembrance,” through Jan. 9, work by photographer Athena Petra Tasiopoulos and artist Nina Dubois; Judy B. Dales, through Jan. 9, Colorful & Curvaceous: Captivating Quilt Art, The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, www.riverartsvt.org. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and first and third Sundays.

Putney

Next Stage: Ailyn Hoey, through Feb. 11, “Passages,” charcoals by Bellows Falls artist, The Gallery at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, 802-387-0102, http://nextstagearts.org.

Randolph

Chandler Gallery: Holiday Artisans Market, through Dec. 23, creations of more than 50 regional artisans for viewing and sale, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878, www.chandler-arts.org. Hours: 3 to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Holiday show hours: noon to 6 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Rochester

The BigTown Gallery: Verujan Boghosian, Dec. 12-Jan. 26, “Late Work,” construction and collage; Erick Hufschmid, Dec. 12-Jan. 26, “A Muse: A Visit to the Studio of Verujan Boghosian,” 99 N. Main St. (Route 100), Rochester, 802-767-9670, www.bigtowngallery.com. Opening reception, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15; fundraiser, $50, 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

Rutland

77 Gallery: Danielle Klebes, through Jan. 11, “Aimless Pilgrimage,” solo show by Massachusetts painter, 77Art, CVPS Building, 77 Grove St., Rutland, 802-299-7511, www.77art.org. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

B&G Gallery: Lou Scott, through Jan. 12, “150 Visual/Word Dioramas,” 74 Merchants Row, Rutland. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Castleton Bank Gallery: Reid Brechner, Dec. 14-Jan. 16, “Sorry, but Hello,” works by Rutland painter and ceramic artist, 104 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-282-2396, www.castleton.edu/arts/art-galleries/. Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14.

Chaffee Art Center: Holiday Show, through Jan. 5, “Silver Bells,” including contestants in the gingerbread contest, 16 S. Main St., Rutland, 802-775-0356, www.chaffeecenter.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Rutland Free Library: Alan Shelvey, through Jan. 1, “Intarsia,” wood sculptures, 10 Court St., 802-773-1860, www.rutlandfree.org.

RUVT Gallery: Bill Ramage, ongoing, “The Rutland ‘Ideal City’ Drawing,” installation, Rutland Opera House, 59-67 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-468-1266, www.castleton.edu. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

St. Johnsbury

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Annual Holiday Show, through Jan. 25, paintings to pottery, jewelry, hats, mittens and scarves, woodworks from furniture to kitchenware, sculptures large and small, and glass, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, www.nekartisansguild.com. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Shelburne

Furchgott-Sourdiffe: Winter Group Show, through Jan. 31, featuring Sam Colt, 86 Falls Road, Shelburne, 802-985-3848, http://fsgallery.com.

Shelburne Museum: “Mapping an Uneven Country: Birds Eye Views of Vermont,” through March 3, drawn, painted and printed views of the Green Mountain State; “New England Now,” through Jan. 13, various large-scale pieces considering the region’s evolving landscape, Route 7, Shelburne, 802-985-3346, https://shelburnemuseum.org. Hours (through Dec. 30): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; from Jan. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; admission: $10, $5 ages 5-17, under 5 and active military free.

South Pomfret

Artistree: “Small Works: Holiday Show,” through Dec. 22, show and sale, Artistree Community Arts Center & Gallery, 2095 Pomfret Road, South Pomfret, 802 457-3500, www.artistreevt.org. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

South Royalton

White River Gallery: Gerald Auten, through Dec. 16, “Graphite Insomnia,” works using graphite by director of Dartmouth’s Studio Art Exhibition Program, BALE Building, 35 S. Windsor St., South Royalton, 802-498-8438, https://balevt.org/white-river-gallery/. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Springfield

The Great Hall: “Healing: The Transformative Imagery of Art,” through March 30, featuring renowned New England artists honoring Springfield Hospital’s 105th anniversary, 100 River St., Springfield, 802-885-3061, www.facebook.com/GreatHallSpringfield.

The Vault: “Shadows and Light,” through Dec. 28, “Open Wall” show features local artists in various media, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, www.galleryvault.org. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Stowe

Helen Day Art Center: 2018 Members’ Art Show & Sale and Festival of Trees & Light, through Dec. 29, 90 Pond St., Stowe, 802-253-8358, www.helenday.com. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Summer: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Stowe Performing Arts Center: Altered Spaces Group Exhibition, through Jan. 7, work by Paul Gruhler, Dana Heffern, Ric Kasini Kadour, Lydia Kern, Erika Senft Miller, John M. Miller and Kathryn Lipke Vigesaa, Altered Spaces Gallery, 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, 802-760-4634, www.sprucepeakarts.org. Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, and prior to performances and events.

Tunbridge

Tunbridge Public Library: Photographer Marianne Benoir, through Jan. 7, “A Retrospective: Then Through Now,” images of flora, fauna, places, things and people by South Royalton artist, 289 Route 110, Tunbridge, 802-889-9404.

White River Junction

Main Street Museum: Photographer Jack Rowell, through April 1,“Cultural Documentarian: Portraits of Vermont People and Other Wildlife” by Braintree artist, 58 Bridge St., White River Junction, www.mainstreetmuseum.org.

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