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Work at Faithful Few Tattoo

Faithful Few Tattoo

Work at The Marina

Marina Restaurant

Work at The Marina

C. X. Silver Gallery

Work at Whetstone Station

Whetstone Station

Work at River Gallery School

Gallery 34

Work at Vermont Center for Photography

"Focus Forward"
Vermont Center for

Work at Harmony Collective Gallery

Monica MacNeille
& Willow Holschuh
Harmony Collective

Artwork at Amy's Bakery Arts CafÈ

Amy's Bakery Arts Café

Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

Vermont Artisan Designs

Artwork at Works Bakery Café

Works Bakery Café

Artwork at Gallery In The Woods

Gallery In The Woods

Artwork at Penelope Wurr

Penelope Wurr Glass & Gifts

Artwork at Penelope Wurr

Penelope Wurr Glass & Gifts

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Next month's Gallery Walk is Friday, February 7.


Tattooed Man at Faithful Few
Faithful Few Tattoo

1. Faithful Few Tattoo
698 Putney Rd., #2, (802) 579-1563,,
Happy New Year, area residents and visitors! Each Gallery Walk reveals new, often one-of-a-kind—always handmade and custom—arts and crafts (on paper, fabric, or framed), perfect for a wide range of tastes. The studio/gallery atmosphere is welcoming and family friendly, definitely NOT your "average" tattoo shop! Whether you are interested in wearing a permanent tattoo, expressing yourself in a creative t-shirt, or finding a unique and artful gift, they've got you covered. Open Tues.-Sat. 12-8 pm.

Indigo Bunting by David Parker Jr.
The Marina Restaurant

2. The Marina Restaurant
28 Spring Tree Rd. (down behind 464 Putney Rd. - where the West River meets the Connecticut), (802) 257-7563,
Evocative landscapes and seascapes in oils by Sylvia Chun Yin Ryder greet arrivals at the Marina.... Other exhibits include David Parker Jr.'s large-format photographs of birds and wildlife on his property in Brookline, Vt.; Alex Hrabchak's watercolors; painter Kristina Wentzell's flora, fauna, and landscapes; Tina Olsen's botanical illustrations; Martha Dolan's landscapes and contemporary artwork; Janet Picard's mystical landscapes, studies in nature, and unconventional still lifes; and Deborah Lazar's impressionist-realist paintings. A casual waterfront eatery with sunset view, The Marina is open daily 11:30-10, Sun. Brunch served 10-1.


Work at CX Silver Gallery
C.X. Silver Gallery

3. C.X. Silver Gallery
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898,
OPEN 4 to 6 for Gallery Walk on January 3; otherwise open year-round by calling ahead, (802) 257-7898 x1, to arrange a visit. Currently showing Gordon Jones' Recent Landscapes and Cai Xi's Portraits. Also open through February, by appt., is Nye Ffarrabas' Six Decades of Fluxus Explorations, (802) 257-7898 x1.... DIM SUM CATERING by appt.; calling 1-2 days in advance recommended, (802) 257-7898 x3.... 3rd floor airBnB apartment with art all around: Asian Cultural Center of Vermont—, (802) 257-7898 x3—presents the Lunar New Year Festival of China, Korea and Vietnam at Brattleboro Museum on Sunday, Jan. 26, 1-3 pm, including a Dragon Parade.

Painting from Thelma Appel's exhibit
Brattleboro Museum
& Art Center


4. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124,
FREE ADMISSION during the Walk, with a 10% discount on
new memberships.... EXHIBITS include: María Elena González: Tree Talk; Thelma Appel: Observed/Abstract; Fafnir Adamites: Interfere (with); Doug Trump: By Rail; and Gordon Meinhard: The Lives of Tables.... General Hours: OPEN 11-5, closed Tues. Admission: $8-$6-$4, Free: members & under 18; free admission Thurs. 2-5—bring a friend!

Work at River Gallery School
Barbara Kendall
River Gallery School

5. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St., (802) 490-2354,
Dara Carleton of Brookline, Vt., captures her wildlife photography on the rivers, ponds, and lakes that dot the landscape within a 30-minute drive of Brattleboro. She has a degree in fine art, and a background in painting and photography. She was a winner in two categories of the NH Audubon 2019 Photo Contest. She also volunteers for Audubon VT and monitors several local bald eagle nests.... The Whetstone offers inspired food, local craft beers, and specialty drinks in a picturesque waterfront location; free parking. Lunch & dinner daily 11:30-10, Fri.-Sat. till 11.

Greg Goodman cabinet
at Latchis

6. River Gallery School of Art
32 & 36 Main St., (802) 257-1577,
Artists from five weekly sessions of Adult Studio class are showing Fall semester work. Studio sessions are a mix of artists from beginner to well-established, working in many media, although oil painters predominate. RGS faculty offer one-on-one guidance, technical support, and encouragement. Camaraderie and artistic confidence builds as the semester progresses. Because artists devise their own projects according to their individual interests, the range of styles is diverse and fascinating.... GALLERY 34, at sidewalk level, features work by participants in various "Art for Social Change" sessions funded by generous grants from the Thomas Thompson Trust and the Kahn-Mason Foundation.

7. HatchSpace at Latchis Gallery
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109,,
HatchSpace continues its seasonal gallery at the Latchis with handcrafted furniture, functional art, and gifts through March 2020. Featured works are by members of the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers and HatchSpace staff and local artists Noriko Isogai and Herbert Hayes. Proceeds from gallery sales benefit the HatchSpace Education and Scholarship Fund. Come see masterworks by area craftspeople and learn about available classes to make your own master works. A HatchSpace member or staff person will be on hand to answer questions during weekend open hours or by appointment.

Vermont Center for Photography
Vt Ctr for Photography

8. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051,
"Wild Spirits" by Vermont artist Evy Huppert runs January 3-March 1; artist talk on March 1 at 4 pm. "I made this work on journeys south to untamed places in the Sea Islands of Georgia with a tribe of like-minded artists. The images and characters come from dreams and memories the land drew out from my personal mythology. Timeless, yet inhabited for millennia, the islands carry a spiritual presence of deep wildness, palpable in the light and shadows; the ancient alligators and birds, the feral pigs and donkeys, and the artifacts of their existence lying everywhere." Hours are Thurs.-Fri.-Sat.-Sun. 12-5, with first-Friday Gallery Walk receptions at 5:30-8:30.

9. VCP's Student Gallery
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051,
This past fall, the Vermont Center for Photography, in partnership with Turning Point of Windham County, led an eight-week class called "Focus Forward" for people in recovery from addiction to learn the art of photographic image making. VCP hoped that by learning the craft of photography, participants would find a new means of creative expression and a powerful new tool in their recovery process. To celebrate, the show of "Focus Forward" photographs in VCP's newly launched Student Gallery continues as part of January's Gallery Walk. The "Focus Forward" program will be offered again in spring 2020—dates to be announced.

Work in Gallery 34
Whetstone Craft Beers

10. Whetstone Craft Beers
39 Frost St., (802) 490-3980,
Open 4-8 pm during Gallery Walk on Fri., Jan. 3: Visit Whetstone’s new production brewery, open to the public only during Gallery Walk. Featured artist Collin Coviello is a printmaking apprentice under James Primrose of Brattleboro Printmakers on Elliot St. Collin began experimenting with graphic design and minimalism for screen printing high-school band T-shirts, and now mentors other printmaking students. Queer identity and nature are viewed through a lens of abstraction and linework. Sometimes the shapes are very clear, but the true meaning of any piece is fully subjective. In addition to enjoying Collin's artwork, take a brewery tour and enjoy freshly brewed craft beers. Offerings include Whetstone’s flagship options and one unique beer available only at Gallery Walk.

Artwork at Harmony Collective: Artist Gallery
Harmony Collective

11. Harmony Collective: Artist Gallery
49 Elliot St., Info: (802) 579-1501,
The gallery's 31 local artists are exhibiting an eclectic selection of art that defies the usual categories. This artist-run collective affords all visitors the opportunity to talk with a participating artist about their creative process. Open since October, the gallery has quickly become a place to gather for discussions about art and our community. A Gallery Walk reception from 5:30 to 8:30 on Friday, January 3, offers food prepared by artist Zoe Colby. LIVE MUSIC by the VIBRANT ENSEMBLE featuring percussion and gongs by Stephan Brandstatter and stringed instruments and percussion by Dennis Waring. Otherwise open 10 to 6 daily.

Working at DemoGraphix

12. DemoGraphix at Brattleboro Printmakers
12 Elliot St., go through green gate and downstairs between Hotel Pharmacy & Boomerang, info: or (802) 275-7871
CLOSED FOR GALLERY WALK ON JAN. 3 but open for February 7 Gallery Walk and by appointment in the interim. Come downstairs to see what's being made in a space that inspires creativity and welcomes everyone. This youth-led screen-printing business offers the public a chance to get some sweet shirts: Choose from 5 different designs and pay $5-$20 on a sliding scale, or bring your own item to print on!

Art at Mocha Joe's
Mocha Joe's Café

13. Mocha Joe's Café
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794,
"Magical Perception Prisms," created in myriad mediums by Jonas Emmanuel Fricke, are woven and work together "in hopes of transforming reality and affirming the powers of inspiration and wonder." Stop by during the Walk and all month for freshly roasted coffee or a seasonal drink with homemade pastries. Open Mon.-Thurs. 7-8, Fri. 7-9, Sat. 7:30-9, and Sun. 7:30-8.

Art at Turn It Up!
Turn It Up!

14. Turn It Up!
85 Main St., (802) 251-6015,
The record shop features vintage music and movie posters, several rare and collectible. Artists include the Beatles and solo projects, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, the Clash, Prince, Gene Wilder, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood. Turn It Up! sells new and classic music on vinyl and CD at bargain prices every day. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10-8, Fri.-Sat. 10-9, Sun. 11-6.

15. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071,
Continuing in January are acrylic farm animal paintings by Amber Bessette, a Guilford, Vermont artist and small farmer. Amber spreads joy through the unique and oftentimes humorous personalities of farm animals.... Enjoy European-style breads; soups, sandwiches, salads; specialty cakes, cookies, and other treats; open Mon.-Sat. 8-6 and Sun. 9-5.

Art at Vermont Artisan Designs ROBERT STEINEM
Vermont Artisan Designs

16. Vermont Artisan Designs & Gallery 2
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044,
Featured in January are oil painters Jocelyn Sandor Urban and Robert Steinem. Steinem's work includes landscapes and abstracted reality, while Urban's focus on horses, dogs, and snowy landscapes. A portion of the sales of featured art will go to the Windham County Heat Fund. Opening Gallery Walk reception from 5:30 to 7 pm. Stop by 7 days to enjoy featured work and the creative output of painters and fine artisans from across the region.

17. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871,
River Gallery School is exhibiting works from the Subscription Art program that supports the Scholarship Fund. Framed original artwork created by children attending River Gallery School is loaned to businesses and members of the community for a year to hang in offices and homes. RGS is a 41-year-old nonprofit located at 32 Main St., Brattleboro. Call (802) 257-1577 for information, or visit the website for class offerings— (See Walk listing #6 for current exhibits at the school.)... The café serves Rainforest Alliance coffee and humanely raised meats, poultry, and dairy with no antibiotics or added hormones; open daily 6-8.

Art at Gallery In The Woods DEBORAH GARNER
Gallery In The Woods

18. Gallery In The Woods
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777,
Featured through February is "Symbiosis," oil paintings by Deborah Garner and works in ink on yupo paper by Karen Loomis. These colleagues in a critique group at UMass' Hampden Gallery have been developing their own pieces while working at Gallery In The Woods. Garner worked at the Peabody Museum, and later buying museum textiles and artifacts in Asia. Her saturated color and symbolic markings suggest a walkabout or vision quest reflecting her passion for ethnographic art. Loomis recently exited a career in repairing harpsichords, pianos, and other fine and vintage instruments for UMass and private customers. Her paintings explore the beauty and structure inside the body as metaphor: bones, cells, and flowing fantasy. Reception on Friday, Jan. 3, 5:30-8:30; live music by the Moondogs. Open daily 11-5:30.

Artwork at Dianich Gallery

19. Dianich Gallery
139 Main St., Rm. 501, (802) 380-1607, down the alley, through the glass doors,
Held over through January 31 is "A Fabulous Confluence," an exhibit of work by Myles Danaher, Steven Leal, and Jason Alden. A life-long artist, Alden is director of The Drawing Studio, an independent drawing school and community art studio near downtown Brattleboro— Lately Danaher has been focusing on studio-based landscape painting with a strong reliance on recollections. Leal is best known for his ever-evolving painting series combining explosive colors, textures, and mediums. Reception during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30-7:30 pm—live music is often performed in the foyer outside the gallery on Walk night; the gallery is otherwise open by appt.

Work at River Garden
The Gallery at
The Garden

20. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982,
The "Singing Colors" exhibit by Brattleboro fiber artist Carlene Raper is continuing through the end of January. Her work spans over forty years, and the exhibit ranges from hand-dyed, pieced quilts to intimate fabric hangings. "Get The Word Out," a special event offering information on local non-profits. Stop by to enjoy the fabric art and learn about participating organizations. The River Garden is open Mon.-Fri., 9-5 pm. & Sat. for special events. See website calendar for updates.

21. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015,
The Upstairs Gallery hosts a Ceramic Collective with artists all previously featured: Claudia Biehne, Virginia Graham, Mia Sarosi and Kevin Wilcoxon. Also continuing is an exhibit of work by German jewelry designer Agathe Birtie (State of A)—"Brass, steel, wood, copper, come together in minimalistic expressions of geometry." Shop beautiful wearables for the season. Holiday-themed cards, ornaments, and gifts on special sale. Don't forget the CLASSIC BRITISH FARE. Open 11-6 daily, later for the Walk. Closed Tuesdays.

Artwork at Gallery In The Woods

22. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts
181-183 Main St., (802) 251-8290,
Celebrate our new street-level gallery featuring "The Art of the Chop," presenting two collections: "Collaborative Prints" and "Collages of the Sea," both exhibits by artist and master printer Lisa Mackie. Artists working with Mackie include Emily Mason, Wolf Kahn, Sol LeWitt, Amy Ernst, Jack Youngerman, Grace Hartigan and others, brought together in Mackie's atelier to create unique prints which allow the artists to 'speak' in new and innovative ways. The exhibit continues through February 9, and an Artist Talk is set on Saturday, January 25, at 5 pm.... Also visit the MGFA ANNEX in the Brooks House Atrium, 132 Main St.

23. Take a Moment for Peace & Christmas Craft Fair
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., (802) 254-4730
5:30 to 6:00 · This month's gathering features Venerable Lama Noamh Tomas speaking on the subject of Peace. Lama Tomas is a member of the Order of Celtic Buddhist Monastics and lives a life of service in addiction hospice and bereavement. He is a former civil and human rights observer in Northern Ireland, and has served as an advocate for the rights of indigenous people in the Americas. Now a spiritual advisor and teacher at Riverbank House Recovery Community in Laconia, N.H., he is a member of the Greater Laconia Ministerial Association.

Artwork at Brooks Library
Brooks Memorial Library

24. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290,
MAIN FLOOR, Small Conference Room: Three small quilts by fabric artist/illustrator Adrienne Yorinks; Bill Fleming, "Greetings from Brattleboro, VT" needlework. MEZZANINE, Glass Cases: Loud Collection urns and sculptures. SECOND FLOOR, Entryway Case: Children's Lego creations. Objects from the Fine Arts Collection are permanently displayed throughout the building; take a self-guided walking tour during library hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-9; Thurs.-Fri. 10-6; & Sat. 10-5.

Artwork at Epsilon Spires
Epsilon Spires

25. Epsilon Spires
190 Main St., in the First Baptist Church building,
The kinetic sound-art exhibition "Describing a Sunset to a Robocaller" by Lauren Pakradooni is showing in the upper balcony until its Jan. 11 closing ceremony. The artist (aka "Tether") will perform within the installation, using fragments of recorded voice and electronics, a sort of "music" oscillating between melodic lyrical form and noise. Also performing will be Noise Nomads (Jeff Hartford), who has made his own psychedelic harsh noise for two decades. Always primal, visceral, and kinetic, each live performance is unique to its time and place. Intent on influencing physical connection between an audience and the sounds generated, his instrumentation is always evolving— Exhibits otherwise open before/during Epsilon events or by appointment—see website/FB page.

26. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337), & Facebook
Hermit Thrush gallery spaces feature brewery-related watercolors and photographs.... Pints of beer for Hermit Thrush Pint Night are available from 5 pm on Gallery Walk Fridays. Otherwise OPEN Mon.-Thurs. 3-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9, Sun. 12-6. Grilled Cheese & full pours (8 to 12 oz.) available every Thurs. & Sat. 3-8, Fri. 12-8.


Artwork at I-91 Welcome Center
I-91 Welcome Center

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, a mile before Exit 1
Work by southern Vermont painter Martha Dolan is featured in the Silo Gallery in January. "I draw from my imagination. Inspiration for my art comes from nature. I create places that I have been to, or visualize places that I would like to experience. I am especially inspired by the mystique of the Vermont nighttime sky, the rural romanticism of the Meadows at the confluence of the West and Connecticut rivers, and the powerful beauty of Mt. Wantastiquet."... Brochures, magazines, maps, and showcase exhibits of area products, artwork, and fine crafts are resources for visitors and residents alike. Open 7 am to 11 pm daily.