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OCTOBER 2019
GALLERY WALK GUIDE
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Gallery Walk Guide Cover

ARTICLE LINKS FOR
OCTOBER



EXHIBIT SAMPLER FOR
CURRENT SHOWS

Work at Faithful Few Tattoo

BRETT CARON
Faithful Few Tattoo


Work at Whetstone Station

PATTI JACOBS
Whetstone Station


Work at River Gallery School

LAUREN WATROUS
River Gallery School


Work at Gallery 34

MAGGIE SMITH
Gallery 34


Work at Whetstone Craft Beers

DEREK HALL
Whetstone Craft Beers


Work at Cara Wolff Jewelry

CARA WOLFF
Cara Wolff Jewelry


Artwork at Echo Restaurant & Lounge

KATHLEEN GATTO-GURNEY
Echo Restaurant & Lounge


Artwork at Amy's Bakery Arts CafÈ

CAMERON SCHMITZ
Amy's Bakery Arts Café


Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

MATTHEW LERMAN
Vermont Artisan Designs


Artwork at Works Bakery Café

KIDS' SUBSCRIPTION ART
Works Bakery Café


Artwork at Penelope Wurr

WILCOXSON & GRAHAM
Penelope Wurr
Glass & Gifts


Artwork at Penelope Wurr

MIA SAROSI
Penelope Wurr Glass & Gifts


Exhibit at Epsilon Spires

GONG BRATTLEBORO
Epsilon Spires


Artwork at Epsilon Spires

NATALJA KENT
Epsilon Spires


Support the
BELLOWS FALLS ART WALK
on 3rd Fridays each month.


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Last updated:
October 4, 2019

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OCTOBER 2019

GALLERY WALK IS ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4.

Next month's Gallery Walk is Friday, November 1.

VENUES TO THE NORTH OF DOWNTOWN

Beebalm by Sarah Rice
KEITH BRUCE
Faithful Few Tattoo

1. Faithful Few Tattoo
698 Putney Rd., #2, (802) 579-1563, www.faithfulfewtattoo.com, www.instagram.com/faithfulfewtattoo
Besides the many creative expressions of artist-manager Brett Caron, work by several other local artists is featured in October. Take home a painting or pencil sketch by Sarah Rice, whose note cards are very affordable. In addition to Keith Bruce's new handmade mason jar lamps and Beth Caron's handcrafted Native American dreamcatchers, a few knitted hats by Reva P. are still available. Brett and Sarah have designed a great new 6th-year t-shirt and shop sticker! Raffle tickets for a $400 tattoo are now for sale; further details at the shop. If you cannot visit during Gallery Walk, stop by this family-friendly shop during regular business hours: Tues.-Sat. 12 to 8.

Indigo Bunting by David Parker Jr.
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, www.vermontmarina.com
New in October are David Parker Jr.'s large-format photographs capturing the beauty and grace of the birds and wildlife surrounding a pond on his property in Brookline, Vermont.... Ongoing exhibits include 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.

VENUES TO THE WEST OF DOWNTOWN

Work showing at C. X. Silver Gallery
JENNIFER ZACKIN
C. X. Silver Gallery

3. C.X. Silver Gallery
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898, www.cxsilvergallery.com
OPEN 5 to 8 for Gallery Walk on October 4; otherwise open year-round by calling ahead, (802) 257-7898 x1, to arrange a visit. Featured in October is Jennifer Zackin: Communal Vortex Weave and Works on Paper. Continuing is Nye Ffarrabas – Fluxus Dialogue, featuring the Infinite Event Score (2019) and selected works from Nye's 60+ years as a visual artist and 80+ years as a poet.... Asian Cultural Center of Vermont (ACCVT.org) presents the Navaratri/Diwali Celebration and Vegetarian Potluck on Sunday, October 20, 4-6 pm at 814 Western Ave. DIM SUM CATERING by appt.; calling 1-2 days in advance recommended, (802) 257-7898 x3.... 3rd floor airBnB apartment with art all around: www.airbnb.com/rooms/7173206.

VENUES IN OR NEAR DOWNTOWN

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

4. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org
FREE ADMISSION during Gallery Walk. 10% discount on new memberships.... Outdoor sculptures by Timothy Segar are showing through Nov. 1.... GALLERY WALK RECEPTION FOR FIVE NEW EXHIBITS opening on October 4: 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.

5. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St., (802) 490-2354, www.whetstonestation.com
"Day and night, night and day, we are all under the same sky." Patti Jacobs is known for her ability to capture everyday beauty from behind the camera lens. "I showcase some of my photography to give you a taste of what I see." Her work is always available in a variety of sizes and mediums. If you are interested in purchasing any of her images, call or text Patti at (413) 345-8737.... The Whetstone offers inspired food, local craft beers, and specialty drinks in a picturesque waterfront location with free parking. Lunch & dinner daily 11:30-10, Fri.-Sat. till 11.

Handmade Prayer Flags
PRAYER FLAGS FOR LIFE
Whetstone Pathway

6. "Prayer Flags for Life" Project
Whetstone Pathway by Food Co-op, info: Elise Gunzburg, arionflame7@gmail.com, or Maria Tevolini, mtevo21@gmail.com
6 to 8 pm during Gallery Walk on October 4: The Prayer Flags For Life public project, organized by a group of individuals from the community, will be set up on the Whetstone Pathway "courtyard" across from the Co-op. Everyone's welcome to stop by and use the fabric and art-making materials provided to create a prayer flag reflecting their own faith—around themes of honoring life, the Sacred, forgiveness, compassion, community, integrity, health, justice, nature, healing, and so on.

7. River Gallery School & Gallery 34
32-34 Main St., (802) 257-1577, www.rivergalleryschool.org
The Annual Faculty Show features new work by artists teaching at RGS, all of whom regularly carve out time to make their own art. Experiencing the joys and struggles of immersion in their personal creative process makes teachers more helpful to students in RGS studios. Several RGS faculty are also showing work at Amy’s Bakery Arts Café through October (see Listing #18).... GALLERY 34 features features Small Works in pastel and other mediums by "4 Vermont Artists": Pat McPike, Carol Stephens, Maggie Smith, and Deedee Jones. Original art at affordable prices.

Comedian Bob Marley

8. Latchis Gallery & Theatre
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109, www.theater.latchis.com, latchisarts.org
Stay tuned for future exhibits in the gallery but stop by during Gallery Walk to purchase tickets for the Saturday, Oct. 5, 7 pm, performance at the Latchis Theatre by comedian Bob Marley. Visit latchisarts.org for details.

Vermont Center for Photography
IN-SIGHT AUCTION
Vermont Center for
Photography

9. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051, www.vcphoto.org
October features In-Sight Photography Project's 21st Annual Auction to benefit its Scholarship Fund. The exhibition includes work by a broad community of artists and In-Sight supporters. Opening Reception with light refreshments on Friday, October 4, 5:30-8:30. Bidding opens on October 20 at insightphotography.org/auction2019 and is thus available to bidders around the world. The gallery is generally open Thursday through Sunday from 12 to 5 pm. More exhibit details are on the VCP and IPP websites.

10. Whetstone Craft Beers
39 Frost St., (802) 490-3980, www.whetstonebeer.com
Open 4-8 pm during Gallery Walk on Fri., Oct. 4: Visit Whetstone’s new production brewery, open to the public only during Gallery Walk. In addition to enjoying a brewery-centric photography exhibit by Derek Hall, 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.

Work at HatchSpace Gallery
GAYLE WEITZ
HatchSpace

11. HatchSpace
35 Frost St., 1st floor past Mocha Joe's, info@hatchspace.org, www.hatchspace.org
This month the gallery features handcarved works in a wide range of styles by local artists and teachers. Brattleboro artist Gayle Weitz is showing a selection from her Humanimals series of "anthropomorphized figures that address a variety of relationships between humans and other animals." Noriko Isogai of Putney is exhibiting works carved in relief. Herbert Hayes is displaying a selection of his figurative sculptures. The gallery also features sculptural furniture pieces by Wilmington artist Eric Sprenger. All these works are made using methods taught in the HatchSpace community-supported woodshop. Find inspiration, then make your own masterpiece at HatchSpace! Regular gallery hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-4, later for the Walk, Wed. till 6, Sat. by appt.

Work at 118 Gallery
EMILY GAIMARI
Burning Heart North Yoga

12. Burning Heart North Yoga
21 Elliot St., 2nd fl., Info: (508) 332-0440, www.BurningHeartStudio.com
Large-format paintings and collages by Emily Gaimari have been influenced by artists from Pablo Picasso to Julianne Jones from Turners Falls, Mass. More recently, she has been attaching a miscellany of colorful knickknacks to her canvases. The "You heard me say" series was inspired by her job at a hometown tile shop. Through these "feminist" pieces—a response to catcalls and other forms of sexual harassment she has experienced—Emily embraces the power and the controversy of being a woman in the present day. Burning Heart offers an energetic, deeply passionate, Power Vinyasa-style yoga. See schedule and class offerings online.

13. DemoGraphix at Brattleboro Printmakers
12 Elliot St., go through green gate and downstairs between Hotel Pharmacy & Boomerang, info: demographixvt@gmail.com or (802) 275-7871
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!

14. Cara Wolff Jewelry
4 Elliot St., (208) 869-2948, www.carawolffjewelry.com
Walk night Live Music & CD Release Party by Benjamin Jayne for "Hi-Lo," an alternative folk album celebrating diverse influences from Leonard Cohen to Bjork.... Small Etchings Show by local artist Mariette Sanders, a founding member of the Windham Art Gallery.... This stylish boutique features simply elegant handmade jewelry by metalsmith Cara Wolff, whose love of nature influences the design of her jewelry and unique displays—live-edge wood tables, moss, and bark. Also featured is work by local artisans including jewelry, ceramics, paintings, leather handbags, indigo textiles, and more.... Open Tues.-Sat. 10-4 or 5 and Sun. 11-4; otherwise by appointment.

Art at Mocha Joe's
ALEXIS DOSHAS
Mocha Joe's Café

15. Mocha Joe's Café
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794, www.mochajoes.com
Color photographs from film by Alexis Doshas explore the messy, beautiful, and vivid nuances of rural life, especially the connections one builds with place and kindred beings. She mixes Old and New World techniques, working with pinhole cameras made from tins, a 1950s model Rolleiflex, a Kodak Brownie, and a Hasselblad 501c; cyanotype and van dyke printing processes as well as archival inkjet prints from film and paper negatives. 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.

16. Echo Restaurant & Lounge
69-73 Main St., (802) 254-2073, echofoodanddrink.com & FB
Ceramic sculptures by Kathleen Gatto-Gurney are exhibited in the garden through October. Serving brick-oven pizzas and creative Italian fare in stylish surroundings, Echo serves dinner on Tues.-Wed.-Thurs. 5-9, Fri.-Sat. 1-10, and Sun. 1-9.

Art at Turn It Up!
POSTER ART
Turn It Up!

17. Turn It Up!
85 Main St., (802) 251-6015, www.turnitup.com
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.

18. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071, www.facebook.com/Amys-Bakery-Arts-Cafe
Continuing in October is a group show by River Gallery School faculty Ross T. Smart, Jen Wiechers, Cameron Schmitz, Paul Bowen, Jess Weitz, Helen Schmidt, Lydia Thomson, Lauren Watrous, Leigh Niland and Eric Cutler. RGS is a 41-year-old nonprofit located at 32 Main St. (see Listing #7).... Enjoy European-style breads; soups, sandwiches, salads; specialty cakes, cookies, and other treats; open Mon.-Sat. 8-6 and Sun. 9-5.

Work at Vermont Artisan Designs
WM. E. ROBERTS JR.
Vermont Artisan Designs

19. Vermont Artisan Designs & Gallery 2
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044, www.vtart.com
Featured in October are oil paintings by William E. Roberts Jr. and photographs by Matthew Lerman. Gallery Walk reception for the artists, 5:30 to 7:30 on Oct. 4. This year's American Craft Week, Oct. 4-13, includes the Vermont Craft Council's Open Studio Tour on Oct. 5 & 6. Maps to more than 100 open studios throughout Vermont are available here at Vermont Artisan Designs (VAD).... For each pair of Solmate Socks sold at the gallery during Oct. 4-13, VAD will donate another pair to the Groundworks Collective for folks in need.... Visit online or stop by 7 days to see work by over 300 artists.

20. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871, worksbakerycafe.com
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—rivergalleryschool.org. (See Walk listing #7 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 SEEMA BAWA et al.
Gallery In The Woods

21. Gallery In The Woods
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777, www.galleryinthewoods.com
The gallery is celebrating an Artisan Harvest of affordable work by its sustainable artisan partners from around the world: whimsical metalcraft from Haiti and India; African baskets; both funky and fine jewelry from Africa, Europe, and India; beaded and felt ornaments; Mexican stoneware pottery; sustainably sourced woodenware from the Amazon; pillows in Kashmiri wool and Guatemalan embroidery; Peruvian retablos; tribal yarn paintings and handpainted carved animals, woodcuts, and political posters from Oaxaca, Mexico—and much more! And come explore the collection of American craft, jewelry, and fine art. Three floors of fun! Gallery Walk reception on October 4, 5:30-8:30, with live music by the Moondogs. Open daily 11-5:30.

Work in Gallery at The Garden
WINDHAM COUNTY
IS HIRING
Gallery at The Garden

22. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com
Featured in October is an exhibit related to Windham County is Hiring: The 7th Annual Career Expo on October 17, 1-5 pm. The Southern Vermont Career Expo and Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation are highlighting opportunities and sponsors of the Expo. With over 40 employers, and 300 job-seekers attending annually, it's the biggest career awareness and hiring event of the year. The Southern Vermont Career Expo has a dual focus: to offer opportunities for job seekers to access employment and internship opportunities on-site, and to raise greater awareness of jobs and careers in Windham County.

23. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015, www.penelopewurr.com
The upstairs gallery features an ongoing Ceramics Exhibit by Kevin Wilcoxson from Brooklyn, New York, and UK artists Virginia Graham and Mia Sarosi. Garden Furniture and some Decor and Clothing up to 50% off. Autumn is upon us—winter wearables are in stock now. Browse through unique gifts and cards for Weddings and any special occasion, plus a cabinet brimming with Classic British Fare. Open Daily 11- 6 and later for Gallery Walk.

Artwork at Penelope Wurr MIA SAROSI
Penelope Wurr

24. In-Sight Photography Project
183 Main St. #3, down the alley by Penelope Wurr, (802) 251-9960, www.insight-photography.org, www.exposuresprogram.org
IN-SIGHT is closed to visitors during Gallery Walk on October 4—but please visit its 21st ANNUAL FUNDRAISING AUCTION EXHIBIT & SALE at the VERMONT CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY, 49 Flat St. (see listing #9). This extraordinary collection of images was donated by photographers from near and far using a great many techniques, as well as by some other In-Sight supporters. Proceeds all benefit the In-Sight Scholarship Fund allowing youth to attend In-Sight classes and workshops regardless of family resources. Bidding opens on October 20 at insightphotography.org/auction2019 and is thus available to photography fans around the world.

Artwork at Mitchell Giddings
SUSAN OSGOOD
Mitchell·Giddings

25. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., (802) 251-8290, mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com
Showing through November 17 is "Moving Up," a group exhibit celebrating MGFA's first five years and its pending move to a newly renovated sidewalk-level space in December. In the spirit of this special milestone, reduced prices are offered on selected works. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts is committed to presenting innovative, contemporary works in a variety of mediums that stimulate both the seasoned collector and aesthetic explorer. Open Wed.-Mon. 11-5.... Visit the MGFA Annex in the Brooks House Atrium, 132 Main St.

26. Take a Moment for Peace
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., (802) 254-4730
5:30-6 pm in the Parlor · Judith Reichsman will lead some simple InterPlay meditative forms, including a hand dance on behalf of someone or something for whom/which you have a joy or a concern. Judith has a master's degree in Dance and a master's degree in religion and the arts. She has played with and led InterPlay since 1989.

Artwork at Brooks Library
LOUD COLLECTION
Brooks Memorial Library

27. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290, www.brooks.lib.vt.us
MAIN FLOOR, Mezzanine Walls: Bill Fleming, "Greetings from Brattleboro, VT" needlework. MEZZANINE, Glass Cases: Loud Collection urns and sculptures. SECOND FLOOR, Entryway Case: Brattleboro Mineralogy Club. 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.

28. Brattleboro History Center
196 Main St. (through side door of Masonic Center), (802) 258-4597, brattleborohistoricalsociety.org
FREE ADMISSION: Hours through October are Thurs. 12-2 & Fri. 2-4, except first Fridays 2-6 for Gallery Walk; other times by appointment.... Browse through Mary Cabot's diary entries about Kipling, photos of Island Park, period clothing, info on the Estey Organ Co., and much more.... Visit the BHS Research Room at the Municipal Center (3rd fl, elevator), open Thurs. 2-4, Sat. 10-12, and by appointment.

Artwork at Hermit Thrush Brewery
BREWERY ARTWORK
Hermit Thrush Brewery

29. Epsilon Spires
190 Main St., in the First Baptist Church building, epsilonspires.org
Gallery Walk on October 4 features exhibitions, inspired craft cocktails, farm-to-table catering, and DJ Snack Attack (Northampton, Mass.) spinning records in the Social Engagement space. 8 pm screening: Adam Curtis's documentary "HyperNormalization." ... A new exhibit opened on Sept. 28 coinciding with "Gong Brattleboro: Experiments in Gamelan," a music/film/lecture event. NYC-based artist Evan O'Donnell's installation "Sekar DMN" examines the more subliminal features of gamelan music and the surrounding culture of Bali.... Continuing exhibits include "Movement Artifact" (2019), cameraless photography by LA-based Natalja Kent; "Weather Warlock: Station Buttercup" (2019), the weather-reactive synthesizer by New Orleans-based musician Quintron; and the magnetic multimedia installation "A Wrench Descending" (2019) by NYC artist Victoria Keddie.... Exhibits otherwise open before/during Epsilon events or by appointment—see website/FB page.

30. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337), hermitthrushbrewery.com & Facebook
In October, 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.

Mountain mug by Emily Bourne TOMA CERNEA NOVAC
Wheelhouse Clay Center

31. Wheelhouse Clay Center
48 Harmony Pl., (802) 246-7034, www.WheelhouseClayCenter.com
This month's featured artist on Gallery Walk evening is Wheelhouse member Toma Cernea-Novac, who both throws and hand-builds. He will demonstrate wheel throwing combined with coil building. Visitors can buy his work, including cups, bowls, bottles, and sculptures, intended to be surprising and joyful, to be questioned and adored. Toma's work grows from interest in traditional living and the role pottery plays.

32. A Vermont Table
22 Harmony Pl., (802) 490-2693, formerly Back Side Café, above Malisun), info: (802) 380-6738 KariLyn
"WONT OF MAGIC" EXHIBIT OPEN FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, 4 to 9 PM on OCTOBER 4: Tennessee Williams wrote, "I don't want realism, I want magic!" A group of seven artists—Jashua Allen, Roxcell Bartholomew, Vale Burns, Eric Cutler, Henry Ireland, KariLyn McLellan, and Lauren Watrous—have been meeting for the past several months, in some cases several years, to paint en plein air or in a studio, to talk art and art making, and what it means to share work. This work represents the fruits of some of that recent support and artistic interchange.

SPECIAL REGIONAL EXHIBITS

Artwork at I-91 Welcome Center
PETER BATCHELDER
I-91 Welcome Center

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
The Silo Gallery features artists showcased at RDaVallia-39 North Gallery, boutique, and sculpture gardens in Chester—including Peter Batchelder, Julia Jensen, Marilyn Wending, and Mary Giammarino. Showcasing work by both Vermont and nationally recognized artists, DaVallia invites visitors to "experience art like never before." Visit 39NorthGallery.com or call (802) 875-8900 for more info.... Browse through informational brochures, magazines, maps, and showcase exhibits of Vermont products, specialty foods, and fine crafts. Open 7 am to 11 pm.