Click to enlarge Courtesy of Cathy Cone “A Capella Crack” Like visual analogues of a foreign language, Cathy ConeThe black and white photographs of escape easy interpretation. Viewers may wonder what happened just before an image was created, or if any clues to the mystery lurk beyond the frame. WhatRead More →

Click to enlarge Pamela Polston © ️ Seven days Extract from the installation “Objects of Empire” by Bradley Borthwick Bradley Borthwickthe exhibition of “Empire Items“conveys more than it first appears. In the gallery on the second floor of Burlington’s BCA Center, warm spotlights focus on two rather austere installations. TheRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Erin Jenkins / BMAC From left to right: “Our unfinished business”, “88” and “Taser” William ransomexposure could make you sneeze. “Keep Up / Hold Up”, on display at Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, has two unexpected olfactory elements: pine tar and burnt wood. Their nose-ticklingRead More →

Click to enlarge “Injustice Of Silence”, wood-fired ceramic, porcelain, glass, steel, 63 “x 25” x 25 “, 2017 Paddling is a term used by ceramic artists to refer to the gentle tapping and shaping of malleable clay shapes with flattened wooden tools. The six large ceramic sculptures by the Anglo-AmericanRead More →

Click to enlarge Luke Awtry Christy mitchell A Smart Message begins with the very title of Christy Mitchell’s latest solo installation at Burlington’s SPACE gallery. “Holding Pattern” is a double meaning – at least – and a meaning is immediately evident in Mitchell’s use of old-fashioned pattern wallpaper. Less obviousRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Michael Sacca Installation in the Equinox Highlands natural area Works of art generally don’t share space with 142 species of endangered birds, bobcats, and bats. But the Raven Ridge Natural Area, which straddles parts of Hinesburg, Charlotte and Monkton, is not a conventional gallery. FarRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Center Bca “Owl” The disconnection between humans and other living creatures is not a new theme, nor is the precipitous destruction of the planet by mankind. Along with scientists, philosophers, politicians and writers, artists have long approached the pride of people motivated more by profitRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Bigtown Gallery Piggy Bank by Liz Quackenbush In an article titled “Artistic getaways: four galleries worth seeing, “Art New England was recently named BigTown Gallery in Rochester, Vermont’s must-see gallery. The decidedly small town gallery, bordering the edge of the Green Mountain National Forest alongRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History “Adirondack Faerie Lodge” It’s no surprise that Vermont is particularly welcoming to the Fae, if you know where to look. Queer oriented Fate of the fairy camp in Northfield in Burlington, artist Emily Anderson Bluebird Fairies annually FairyRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Janet Van Fleet “The beginning” Central Vermont Artist Janet Van Fleet has often shamelessly referred to social, political or environmental realities in his work. Perhaps his sculptural works made of buttons don’t exactly call for revolution. But her use of mundane and found material isRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy picture “Hole in My Childhood” Upon crossing the front door, visitors to Studio Place Arts in Barre generally discover multimedia collective exhibitions with works hung on the walls or the ceiling, or perched on pedestals and plinths. Current example: “Deep Blue”, with works inspired by waterRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the Harold Weston Foundation “Sunset over Baxter Mountain” Cobalt blue: This is the color Shelburne Museum painted his gallery for the current exhibition, “Harold Weston: Freedom in nature.” On the lower level of the Center for Art and Education Pizzagalli, the electrifying hue provides anRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Gerald Auten “Tokyo in Los Angeles” Graphite generally suggests pencil drawings consisting of strokes and lines, but in “Gerald Auten: Graphite Insomnia “, currently playing at White River Gallery in South Royalton, the artist uses powdered graphite or graphite pencil to construct pictures in aRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Susan Calza “DON’T pretend,” “As humans we are so clumsy,” says Susan Calza, “[but] we also have this incredible influence. “In a recent phone interview, the artist from Montpellier shared information about her current exhibition,” DON’T PRETEND, It’s Ordinary Gold “at Axel’s Gallery & FrameRead More →