Visual Arts

Work by Montpelier photographer John Snell is part of the exhibit “Listening to Rocks,” up through Nov. 20, at the Furchgott-Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne.

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Morse Block Deli: Matt Larson. Through Nov. 9, “Mountains, Mesas, and Monoliths: Gold-toned Brownprints of Zion Canyon,” Morse Block, 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069,

Studio Place Arts: “Rock Solid XVIII.” Through Nov. 3, 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; Third Floor Gallery: “Tension,” socio-cultural and environmental data-scapes by Tuyen Nguyen and Misook Park, 201 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.


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

Bennington Museum: “Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont.” Through Nov. 4; “Ground: A Reprise of Photographs from the FSA by Bill McDowell,” through Nov. 13; “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, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Wednesday.


Brandon Artists Guild: Ashley Wolff. Through Nov. 5, “Reinventing the View,” new paintings by Leicester artist, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


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, 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: Deidre Scherer. Through Nov. 18, “Human Textures,” plus collaborations with Jackie Abrams, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, (802) 251-8290, Artist talk, 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.


Flynndog: “Art Hop!” Through Oct. 31, Artshape Mammoth group show by John Rovnak, Kate Leier, Sharon Webster, Jared Maher, Abbi Meyers-Orr, Barbee Hauzinger, Pievy Polyte, Brooke Monte and Emily Foster, Flynndog Gallery, 208 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 802-652-9985,

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), 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 University: Photographer Robert Gilson. Through Nov. 3, “Beyond the Pale: Photographs,” documenting human interventions and text, in rural and urban landscapes, and through images that are amusing, by Castleton alumnus, Christine Price Gallery, Fine Arts Center, 45 Alumni Dr., Castleton, 802-468-1119, Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Chelsea Public Library: Mark Dixon. Through October, “Flea Market Finds,” photographs, 296 Vt. Route 110, Chelsea, 802-685-2188,


39 North Gallery: Richard Gombar. Through Nov. 2, “Pastoral Views,” works in pastel and oil, 39 North St. (Route 103) Chester, (802) 875-8900, email


Bread & Puppet Museum. Through Nov. 1, fantastic collection of Puppets of all sizes, from hand puppets to gigantic puppets used in parades and circuses, that fill renovated 1860s barn, Route 122, Glover, 802-525-3031, Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, and after performances; admission is free (donations welcomed).

Granville, N.Y.

Slate Valley Museum: Chuck Helfer. Through Oct. 31, “Slate-Scapes: Slate on the Land,” photography by local artist, 17 Water St., Granville, N.Y., 518-642-1417,


Highland Center: Ethan Hubbard. Through Dec. 2, “Driving the Back Roads: In Search of Old-Time Vermonters,” photographs and stories by Vermont artist and writer, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Live storytelling event, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.


Birds of Vermont Museum: “Common Grounds.” Through Oct. 31, Community art show features over 40 bird-focused art works, 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington, 802-434-2167,


Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Location, Location, Location.” Through Nov. 4, landscape paintings by founder Alden Bryan and six contemporary artists; “Land and Light and Water and Air,” through Nov. 4, featuring juried landscape paintings from New England artists, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100,


NVU-Johnson State College: Randa Morris. Through Nov. 2, “That’s Not Me,” mixed media drawings by NVU-Johnson master of fine arts student, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Dibden Center for the Arts, Northern Vermont University-Johnson, 337 College Hill, Johnson, 802-635-1481, Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Lebanon, N.H.

AVA Gallery: Boyan Moskov. Through Nov. 9, “As time goes by …,” ceramics by Bulgarian artists (artist talk, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1); Rachel Gross, through Nov. 9, “Relief,” prints on wood and paper by Hartland artist (artist talk, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25); Stina Köhnke, through Nov. 9, “Parallels,” sculpture by Lyme, N.H. artist; Wendy Briggs Powell, “Color – flow and form,” watermark-making, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, N.H., 603-448-3117, Hours: 11 to 5 Tuesday-Saturday; free.


NVU-Lyndon: Animation Festival Exhibit. Through Oct. 26, work by NVU-Lyndon and Johnson, and Bennington College students, Northern Vermont University-Lyndon, Quimby Gallery, Lyndonville, Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Inside Out.” Through Nov. 18, fall member show; West Road, Manchester, 802-362-1405, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

stART Space: Autumn Show. Through Dec. 1, new artworks that include paintings, photography and mixed media sculpture, Manchester Shopping Center, 263 Depot. St., Manchester, 802-768-8498, Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.


Jaquith Library: Maggie Neal. Through Oct. 31, paintings by local artist, 122 School St., Marshfield, 802-426-3581,


Edgewater Gallery at the Falls: Philip Frey. Through Oct. 31, “Earth, Water and Sky,” most recent paintings, 1 Mill St., Middlebury, 802-458-0098,

Middlebury College Museum of Art: “Wondrous Worlds: Art and Islam through Time and Place.” Through Dec. 2, more than 100 outstanding works of art from the Newark Museum’s collections; Ancient Mediterranean and Early European Art, ongoing; European and American Art, ongoing, Cerf Gallery; Robert F. Reiff Gallery of Asian Art, ongoing, Middlebury College, Mahaney Center for the Arts, South Street (Route 30), Middlebury, 802-443-5007, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Henry Sheldon Museum: “Doughboys and Flyboys: WWI Stories by Vermonters from the Home and Battlefront.” Through Nov. 11, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802-388-2117, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $5 admission, $3 ages 6-18, $4.50 for seniors, $12 per family.

Town Hall Theater: “Dimensional Dialogues.” Through Nov. 11, sculpture and paintings by Don and Justin Perdue, Jackson Gallery, 68 S. Pleasant St., Middlebury, 802-388-1436,


Center for Arts and Learning: Liz Le Serviget. Through Nov. 30, “Places I Love ... a memoir shared with painting and photography,” 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-595-5252,

The Front Gallery: Show 28. Through Dec. 2, recent work of the gallery’s membership of Vermont contemporary artists, including most recent additions, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877,

Vermont Arts Council: David Macaulay. Through Nov. 2, sketches and illustrations from eight books by Caldecott Medal winner; “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,

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

Wood Art Gallery: Vermont Modern Quilt Guild. Through Oct. 26, member show; “Warren Kimble: An Artist’s Journey,” through Oct. 26, 50-year retrospective of works by Vermont icon; 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, Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday; or by appointment.


River Arts: Axel Stohlberg. Through Oct. 28, “Short Stories,” assemblages and paintings by Vermont artist; “Favorite Places,” through Oct. 28, group show featuring photography by 12 artists, The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

North Bennington

Vermont Art Exchange: 21st Annual North Bennington Sculpture Show. Through Nov. 3, throughout the campus, Sage Street Mill, 48 Main St., North Bennington, 802-442-5549,


Stone Valley Arts: Three exhibits. Through Oct. 28, “Painted Songline Scrolls” by Terry Hauptman, “Iconic Sculptures” by Hugh Joudry, and “Abstract Alchemical Paintings” by Jeanne Joudry, Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St., Poultney, 802-287-8197, Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, and during events.


Chandler Gallery: “Celebrating Creativity in Mental Health, Wellness, and Recovery Art Show.” Through Nov. 2, annual Clara Martin Center show’s theme is “abundance,” 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878,


Hall Art Foundation: “Made in Vermont.” Through Nov. 25, group exhibition of new and recently completed work by Vermont artists; “The Solace of Amnesia,” through Nov. 25, over 30 paintings, photographs, works on paper and sculptures by some 25 artists; “Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros,” through Nov. 26, over 80 paintings, photographs, works on paper and sculptures illustrating the absurd extremes associated with romantic and sexual love selected by American artist Eric Fischl from the Hall Art Foundation collections, 551 Vermont Route 106, Reading, 802-952-1056, Open Wednesdays and weekends by appointment.


The BigTown Gallery: Erika Schmidt. Through Dec. 8, “Infinity of Worlds,” new collage and monotypes, 99 N. Main St. (Route 100), Rochester, 802-767-9670, Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.


77 Gallery: Janet Fredericks. Through Oct. 24, “Selected Works: An Overview,” works on paper by Vermont artist Janet Fredericks and poetry by Guy Jean, 77Art, CVPS Building, 77 Grove St., Rutland, 802-299-7511, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

Alley Gallery: “Figuration.” Through Nov. 17, figure drawing exhibition including work by Jerry Ralya, Bonnie Baird and Kate Gridley, Center Street Alley, Rutland, 802-299-7511, email, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Castleton Bank Gallery: “Ewing the Stark Fisher.” Oct. 20-Dec. 1, work by area artists Mindy Fisher, Roscoe Tyler Stark and J.R. Ewing, 104 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-282-2396, Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Artist reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

Chaffee Art Center: “Just Imagine.” Through Nov. 3, Juried exhibit featuring Steve Halford, 16 S. Main St., Rutland, 802-775-0356, 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,

RUVT Gallery: Bill Ramage. Ongoing, “The Rutland ‘Ideal City’ Drawing,” Rutland Opera House, 59-67 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-468-1266,

St. Johnsbury

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Rodney Reis. Through Nov. 17, “Landscapes in Classical Realism,” oil paintings by St. Johnsbury Academy instructor, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Saxtons River

Main Street Arts: Robert Cohen. Through Nov. 12, photography, 35 Main St., Saxtons River, 802-869-2960,


Furchgott-Sourdiffe: “Listening to Rocks.” Through Nov. 20, work by Montpelier photographer John Snell and Jericho fabric collage artist Dianne Schullenberger, 86 Falls Road, Shelburne, 802-985-3848,

Shelburne Museum: “New England Now.” Through Jan. 13, various large-scale considering the region’s evolving landscape; “Playing Cowboy: America’s Wild West Shows,” through Oct. 31, explores the profound influence Wild West shows had on shaping contemporary understandings of the American West, Pizzagalli Center; “Bench Space,” through Oct. 31, celebrating contemporary furniture designers’ and artists’ inspirations and interpretations of the world around them; “Crystal Cawley,” through Oct. 31, drawing attention to objects that might otherwise be overlooked, Route 7, Shelburne, 802-985-3346, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; admission (good for 2 consecutive days) is: $25, $23 for seniors, $15 for college students, $14 for ages 13-17, $12 for ages 5-12 (under 5 free); $15 for Vermont resident (with license), $8 for ages 5-17; active military free.

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, Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.


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,


Edgewater Gallery: Homer Wells. Through Oct. 31, “New Dimension in Landscape,” 151 Main St., Stowe, 802-760-6785, Artist demo, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.

Helen Day Art Center: Valerie Hammond and Kiki Smith. Through Nov. 3, intersections of the printmaking practices that Hammond and Smith have developed as contemporaries and friends over the last 20 years, 90 Pond St., Stowe, 802-253-8358, 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, Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, and prior to performances and events.

West Branch Gallery: Krista Harris. Through Nov. 20, “Moving Pictures,” new abstract works; Susan Ha. Wilson, Oct. 9-Nov. 20, sculpture by Putney ceramic artist, 17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, 802-253-8943,


River Valley Credit Union: Janet Moore. Through Nov. 1, watercolors and oils by West Chesterfield, New Hampshire artist, Saxtons River Art Guild, 1154 Vermont Route 30, Townshend, 802-365-7272,


Tunbridge Public Library: Allison Clayton. Through Nov. 3, two dozen pieces by North Thetford photographer, 289 Route 110, Tunbridge, 802-889-9404.


The Bundy Modern: “Field Notes.” Through Oct. 21, paintings and sculpture by Rebecca Kinkead, Monica Carroll, Jill Madden and Eben Markowski; 12 original modern sculptures from the 1960s that have been returned after 25 years, ongoing, Bundy Road (off Route 100 South), Waitsfield, 802-583-5832, Closing reception, 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21.


The Sparkle Barn: Stacy Harshman. Through Oct. 31, “Second Flight: Butterfly Paintings,” multi-media, multi-textured environments with preserved butterflies by Wallingford artist, The Sparkle Barn, 1509 US Route 7, Wallingford, (802) 446-2044,

West Rutland

Carving Studio & Sculpture Center: Sculptfest 2018. Through Oct. 22, “Interdependence,” work by 10 artists guest curated by Alisa Dworsky, 636 Marble St., West Rutland, 802-438-2097, Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday, or by appointment.

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