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Brattleboro, VT 05302-1528


NOVEMBER 2019
GALLERY WALK GUIDE
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Gallery Walk Guide Cover

ARTICLE LINKS FOR
NOVEMBER



EXHIBIT SAMPLER FOR
CURRENT SHOWS

Work at Faithful Few Tattoo

Custom Puzzles
BRETT CARON
Faithful Few Tattoo


Work at Whetstone Station

PATTI JACOBS
Whetstone Station


Work at River Gallery School

POSTCARD SHOW
River Gallery School


Work at Whetstone Craft Beers

DEREK HALL
Whetstone Craft Beers


Work at DemoGraphix

DEMOGRAPHIX
Brattleboro Printmakers


Work at Cara Wolff Jewelry

CARA WOLFF
Cara Wolff Jewelry


Artwork at Amy's Bakery Arts CafÈ

CAMERON SCHMITZ
Amy's Bakery Arts Café


Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

MARY ISELIN
Vermont Artisan Designs


Artwork at Works Bakery Café

KIDS' SUBSCRIPTION ART
Works Bakery Café


Artwork at Gallery at the Garden

LEIGH BRADY
The Gallery at The Garden


Artwork at Gallery at the Garden

JOHN NOPPER
The Gallery at The Garden


Artwork at Penelope Wurr

MIA SAROSI
Penelope Wurr Glass & Gifts


Artwork at Epsilon Spires

NATALJA KENT
Epsilon Spires


Artwork at Penelope Wurr

CARLA MAGBIE
Body in Harmony


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October 31, 2019

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NOVEMBER 2019

GALLERY WALK IS ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1.

Next month's Gallery Walk is Friday, December 6.

VENUES TO THE NORTH OF DOWNTOWN

Tattooed Man at Faithful Few
TATTOOED MAN
Faithful Few Tattoo

1. Faithful Few Tattoo
698 Putney Rd., #2, (802) 579-1563, www.faithfulfewtattoo.com, www.instagram.com/faithfulfewtattoo
Multiple local artists' work is always on display, this month showcasing one-of-a-kind custom puzzles, handmade note cards, bamboo wind chimes, and Native American dream catchers, all great options for holiday gifts. Stop by the shop to say "hello" and have your photo taken with Brattleboro's Most Tattooed Man. If you cannot visit during Gallery Walk, come by this family-friendly shop during regular business hours: Tues.-Sat. 12-8 pm.

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
Continuing in November 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
CAI XI
C. X. Silver Gallery

3. C.X. Silver Gallery
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898, www.cxsilvergallery.com
OPEN 4 to 6 for Gallery Walk on November 1; otherwise open year-round by calling ahead, (802) 257-7898 x1, to arrange a visit. Showing through November 3 is Jennifer Zackin's "Free Energy—Poetics of Resonance: Vortex Weavings, Installations, and Works on Paper." New Exhibition with an Opening Reception on Sunday, November 3, 2 to 4 pm: Gordon Jones' Recent Landscapes and Cai Xi's Portraits, open through December 15 by appointment, (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: 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.... CURRENT 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.

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.

Work in Gallery 34
ART COSTA
Gallery 34

6. River Gallery School & Gallery 34
32-34 Main St., (802) 257-1577, www.rivergalleryschool.org
Gallery Walk includes the Annual Postcard Show and a preview of November's Auction fundraiser.... Come browse through one-of-a-kind art postcards created by students and friendsmdash;they're hung, clothes-line style, and available for immediate purchase. Make a postcard or buy one for $5 and send art through the mail. Also preview the ANNUAL AUCTION FUNDRAISER to be held at the school on Saturday, Nov. 9—admission and raffle tickets will be on sale during Gallery Walk and all week ahead of the event. Fundraising benefits the high-quality inclusive programming of this 44-year-old non-profit community art school.... GALLERY 34 features Sea-inspired Cardboard Sculpture by Art Costa throughout November.

Greg Goodman cabinet

7. HatchSpace at Latchis Gallery
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109, www.hatchspace.org, latchisarts.org
HatchSpace's "seasonal gallery" at the Latchis features exquisite handcrafted furniture, functional art, and holiday gifts through March 2020, including work by members of the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers and HatchSpace staff. Gallery hours are limited to weekends until after Thanksgiving. Raffle tickets for two live-edge benches and two standing cabinets by HatchSpace founders Tom Bodett and Greg Goodman, respectively, are on sale throughout the holiday shopping season to raise money for the HatchSpace Education and Scholarship Fund. Come see masterworks by area craftspeople and plan your gift-giving. A HatchSpace member or staff person will be on hand to answer questions.

8. Brattleboro Film Festival
Latchis Theatre Lobby, 50 Main St., BFF Info: (802) 257-2461, www.BrattleboroFilmFestival.org
5-6 PM: OPENING RECEPTION for 8th Annual Brattleboro Film Festival. Trailers for all 2019 films will be shown continuously. Opening night films include Agnès Varda's imaginative final documentary and gift to her fans, "Varda by Agnès" (6:30), and the drama "Giving Me Liberty" (8:30), which follows the off-the-rails day of Vic, a medical transport driver. The Festival continues through November 10, when the Best in Fest will be screened. Check out the full lineup at the festival website.

Vermont Center for Photography
Rebecca Lepkoff
MEMBERS' SHOW
Vt Ctr for Photography

9. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051, www.vcphoto.org
Now in its 21st year, VCP presents its 2019 Annual Members Exhibition. Members from across the northeast were invited to submit up to three photographs each. VCP's Director, Joshua Farr, selected the work included in this two-month show ending December 29. This unthemed group exhibition features a wide variety of photographic processes, subjects, and styles. Sales are encouraged to support local and regional artists. Gallery hours are Thurs.-Fri.-Sat.-Sun. 12-5, with a Gallery Walk reception every first Friday 5:30-8:30.

10. Whetstone Craft Beers
39 Frost St., (802) 490-3980, www.whetstonebeer.com
Open 4-8 pm during Gallery Walk on Fri., Nov. 1: 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.

R.W. Brown hill farms cover

11. 118 Gallery
118 Elliot St., Info: (802) 380-9897 Desmond
Featured through December are Richard W. Brown's B&W images from The Last of the Hill Farms: Echoes of Vermont's Past (2018), 1970s Northeast Kingdom farm life photos, taken with an 8x10 view camera. Sen. Patrick Leahy considers Brown's photographs "unforgettable," and Maxine Kumin (NYTimes Book Review) says he's her "favorite upcountry artist with a camera." Brown's work has won numerous awards and a Vermont Endowment for the Arts Grant. During his 45-year career, Brown's work has appeared in leading American magazines and corporate advertising campaigns; over 25 books of photographs have been published in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Opening reception on Friday, November 1, 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Gallery hours by appt.

12. Harmony Collective: Artist Gallery
49 Elliot St., Info: (802) 579-1501, harmonycollective49@gmail.com
The area's newest artist collective has been emerging in a 1,600-ft2 space at the corner of Elliot St. and the Harmony Pl. parking lot—at least 20 area artists of a planned 31 are already invested in this centrally located gallery. A flurry of renovations (new floors, wall repairs, gallery lighting, and more) have been completed. Gala Opening on Nov. 1. Hours: 10-6 daily. The gallery features 2D and 3D works created with a wide range of materials. Be prepared for surprise and delight!

Work at Harmony Collective
KAY CURTIS
Harmony Collective

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
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.... Stay tuned for details on two jewelry-making workshops during the holiday season—make a gift for someone you love or keep your piece of handmade jewelry for yourself. Open Tues.-Sat. 10-4 or 5 and Sun. 11-4; otherwise by appt.

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
Continuing from October, 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.

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

16. 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.

17. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071, www.facebook.com/Amys-Bakery-Arts-Cafe
Continuing in November 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
ERIC TOBIN
Vermont Artisan Designs

18. Vermont Artisan Designs & Gallery 2
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044, www.vtart.com
Featured in November are paintings by Mary Iselin and Eric Tobin, along with barnboard sculpture by John Long. Mary Iselin lives on a nearby farm and paints many of the animals that she raises as well as other farmstead activities. Eric Tobin from northern Vermont is a plein air artist whose paintings capture the state's rural landscape. John Long's three-dimensional barnboard sculptures include covered bridges, sugarhouses, farmscapes and more. A portion of sales of work by featured artists goes to the Windham County Heat Fund this month.... Gallery Walk reception from 5:30 to 7 on November 1. Open 7 days.

19. 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 #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 KAREN GAUDETTE
Gallery In The Woods

20. Gallery In The Woods
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777, www.galleryinthewoods.com
The gallery's Winter Holiday Show, "Welcome Yule," features Karen Gaudette's Animalia. Gaudette offers joyful black-and-white drawings dedicated to the celebration of Yuletide, inspired by medieval illustrations. Animal minstrels welcome back the sun with song and dance, surrounded by starry winter night skies. Included are the first in a series of Waterfowl and Raptor portraits connected to her love of native New England birds. Her exploration of archetypal and mystical imagery is perfectly mated to scratchboard technique. The medium invites fineline drawing with the feel of vintage black-and-white storybook illustration. Opening Reception for the artist on Friday, Nov. 1, 5:30-8:30, with live music by the Moondogs. Open daily 11-5:30.

Artwork at Dianich Gallery

21. Dianich Gallery
139 Main St., Rm. 501, (802) 380-1607, down the alley, through the glass doors, www.catherinedianichgallery.com
Featured through December 27 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—www.vermontdrawingstudio.com. 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. Opening reception during Gallery Walk on Friday, November 1, 5:30-7:30 pm; the gallery is otherwise open by appt. During Gallery Walk on Nov. 1 enjoy live music by Simi Berman's vocal trio. Representatives from the Town Arts Fund will be on hand to gather suggestions for public projects from Gallery Walk patrons.

22. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com
Featured in November are Portraits by Leigh Brady and John Nopper: Photographic Images and Charcoal Drawings in Black and White. The River Garden is open Mon.-Fri. 9-5 and Sat. 12-4. Check web calendar for updates.

23. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015, www.penelopewurr.com
New ceramic vessels and plates by Mia Sarosi, a UK artist whose work has won a QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) award. New Work also from State of A, a German jewelry designer.... Thanksgiving and Christmas are approaching all too soon. A great assortment of advent calendars have arrived. Marvelously unique cards/gifts.... Holiday ornaments arrive the week before Thanksgiving but NOT before! Open 11 to 6 daily, late for Gallery Walk, but Closed Tuesday.

Artwork at Mitchell Giddings
SUSAN OSGOOD
Mitchell·Giddings

24. 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.

25. Take a Moment for Peace
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., (802) 254-4730
5:30-6 pm in the Parlor · Best known for writing, blogging, and hosting TV programs on energy and climate change, George Harvey will read two chapters form his book "Notes from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Wee Folk." This book is sometimes described as a environmentalist metaphor for the human condition and what, perhaps, it should be. George, however, suggests that it is instead simply a statement of the truth: We are always surrounded by innumerable Wee Folk who can provide us with examples of a different, possibly sometimes better, approach to living.

Artwork at Brooks Library
BRATTLEBORO MINERALOGY CLUB
Brooks Memorial Library

26. 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.

27. 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.... Featured archives and objects are from the First Baptist Church, now known as Epsilon Spires. 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 Epsilon Spires
LAUREN PAKRADOONI
Epsilon Spires

28. Epsilon Spires
190 Main St., in the First Baptist Church building, epsilonspires.org
Gallery Walk on Nov. 1 features multimedia installation artist Lauren Pakradooni (BA Hampshire, MFA RISD) working on "Describing a Sunset to a Robocaller," incorporating kinetic sculpture, printmaking, and sound. The opening reception features catering by Lion's Tooth and DJ Pholange Delight spinning records. 8 pm: Theremin performance in Sanctuary by Carolyn Eyck (tickets $20), world-renowned developer of a technique reacting to the artist's hands as they manipulate an electric current between two antennae.... Continuing exhibits include "Movement Artifact" (2019), cameraless photography by LA-based Natalja Kent; and "Weather Warlock: Station Buttercup" (2019), the weather-reactive synthesizer by New Orleans-based musician Quintron.... Exhibits otherwise open before/during Epsilon events or by appointment—see website/FB page.

Artwork at Hermit Thrush Brewery
BREWERY ARTWORK
Hermit Thrush Brewery

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

30. Body in Harmony
22 High St., 2nd fl., (802) 380-3928, enter up around cor. on Green St., then GO THROUGH Bodhifit Yoga, www.facebook.com/bodyinharmony5, bodyinharmony5@gmail.com
A Gallery Walk OPEN HOUSE features Carla Magbie Pottery. "I began working with clay in 1992 while living in Richmond, California," reveals Magbie. "Shape, form, and balance are of utmost importance. My pots are thrown thin and strong, resulting in an elegant, well-balanced form. Each piece is unique, dishwasher and microwave safe."... This small fitness studio, where you can come as you are, offers Spin, Barre, Boot Camp, and Ugi. Visit online for more information.

Work by Emily Wright EMILY WRIGHT
Wheelhouse Clay Center

31. Wheelhouse Clay Center
48 Harmony Pl., (802) 246-7034, www.WheelhouseClayCenter.com
November's Gallery Walk artist-in-residence is Emily Wright, who loves hand-building with clay. A Brattleboro native, Emily took classes with Bonnie Stearns of Creating with Clay, then earned a BFA in ceramics at Alfred University. She makes plaster molds for Laura Zindel Ceramics and is a Wheelhouse studio technician. Emily focuses on using familiar pottery forms to explore how craft and art fit into a modern world. Her decorations are playful, even whimsical. A recent buyer of Emily's work at Wheelhouse stood looking at it for a minute, then began laughing and blurted out, "It just fills me with joy!" Emily will demonstrate building large coil forms during Gallery Walk on Friday.

SPECIAL REGIONAL EXHIBITS

Artwork at I-91 Welcome Center
GEORGIE RUNKLE
I-91 Welcome Center

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
In November, the Silo Gallery and other display panels feature paintings by Georgie Runkle, who lives on the Rock River in Marlboro. She explains that her "paintings are deliberate, a mosaic of complex color and shapes arranged on a canvas to create a visual expression of an inner landscape. My art becomes what I see in nature.".... Browse through informational brochures, magazines, maps, and showcase exhibits of Vermont products, specialty foods, and fine crafts. Open 7 am to 11 pm.