Local Visual Arts

“Spilt Milk,” featuring work of Ginger Pearl Irish, Nina Dubois and Susan Calza, is on exhibit at the Susan Calza Gallery, through Jan. 26, in Montpelier. Pictured is “Dear Simone” (detail) by Calza

Editor’s note: For the more comprehensive Vermont Visual Arts listings, go online to www.timesargus.com/features/vermont_arts/ or www.rutlandherald.com/features/vermont_arts/. Please send visual art listings to jim.lowe@timesargus.com or jim.lowe@rutlandherald.com.


Morse Block Deli: James Secor, through Feb. 29, “Peanut Butter Garlic Toast,” acrylic paintings by local artist, Morse Block, 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com.

Studio Place Arts: “Botanical Blitz,” Jan. 21-March 7, works that depict the plant, insect and animal worlds; Lois Beatty, “Making My Mark: Recent Monoprints,” Second Floor Gallery; “20 Years of SPA!” celebratory exhibit, Third Floor Gallery; Jim Dodds, through Jan. 27, “Psychedelia,” 12 inkjet prints influenced by psychedelic art and Art Nouveau, Quick Change Gallery, SPA, 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. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.


Central Vermont Medical Center: Vermont Pastel Society, through Jan. 11, “The Brilliance of Pastels,” by the artists of the Central Vermont Hub, CVMC Gallery, 130 Fisher Road, Berlin, 802-371-4100.


Brandon Artists Guild: Holiday Gift Show, through Jan. 28, affordable, gift-able art and craft pieces by area artists, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, www.brandonartistsguild.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


Highland Center: Mark Barry, Jan. 10-Feb. 16, paintings celebrating winter in Vermont, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, http://highlandartsvt.org. Opening reception and artist talk, 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.


Ellenbogen Galley: Richard Weis, through March 14, “Beyond Words,” new paintings by Castleton artist, Manchester Shopping Center, 263 Depot. St., Manchester, 802-768-8498, http://ellenbogengallery.art.

Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Winter Wonderland,” through Jan. 5, winter-themed member show; “I Am More: Facing Stigma,” Jan. 11-March 15, organized by the Yellow Tulip Project, Portland, Maine, West Road, Manchester, 802-362-1405, www.svac.org.


Jaquith Library: Annual Invitational Group Art Show, Jan. 4-March 2, celebration of Marshfield’s local art scene, 122 School St., Marshfield, 802-426-3581, www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10.


Susan Calza Gallery: “Spilt Milk,” through Jan. 26, featuring work of Ginger Pearl Irish, Nina Dubois an Susan Calza, 138 Main St., Montpelier, 802-224-6827, www.susancalza.com.

The Front Gallery: Show 36, ongoing, work of the gallery’s membership of Vermont contemporary artists, 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.

Garage Cultural Center: “Let It Bee,” through Jan. 12, encaustic advocacy education art exhibition featuring Jan Sandman, Dona Mara Friedman and Peggy Smith, 58 State St. (second floor, in back), Montpelier, 802-738-3667, https://garageartsvt.com. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, or by appointment.

Vermont State House: “The Road to Recognition: The Abenakis and the State of Vermont,” ongoing, gifts from the four State-recognized bands, along with panels that explain the story of Abenaki recognition, Main Lobby and portico areas, 115 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-0749, http://curator.vermont.gov. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Vermont Supreme Court: Nitya Brighenti, through March 30, “Of Cities and Deserts,” nomadic landscapes, still lifes and portraiture by Barre artist, poet and architect, 111 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-0749, http://curator.vermont.gov. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9; Art Walk reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7.

T.W. Wood Gallery: 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.


77Art Gallery: Whitney Ramage, through January, “Disembodiment,” multimedia art by Rutland native and New York artist, 77Art, Rutland Opera House 59 Merchants Row, Rutland, www.77art.org.

Castleton Bank Gallery: “Dona Ann McAdams: Performative Acts,” through Jan. 4, retrospective exhibition of work by acclaimed Sandgate photographer, curated by John Killacky, 104 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-282-2396, www.castleton.edu/arts/art-galleries/. Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.

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.

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