Art Notes: Fiber Artist Exhibits Work in Hanover and New York City

  • In honor of the 70th Anniversary of the Vermont Weavers Guild, members made two quilts from woven squares. The guild has a show at the White River Craft Center in Randolph through May 28.

Valley News Staff Writer
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Artist and textile designer Shari Boraz shows her works in “Continuing Explorations in Fiber” at The Roth Center in Hanover through June 18. If you’re headed to New York City, she is also exhibiting work at the Museum of Arts and Design. The Roth Center show is open for viewing from 8 a.m. through 7 p.m. daily.

Cider Hill Art Gallery in Windsor opens for the season with exhibitions of sculpture, painting and environmental installations by Steven Proctor, Herb Ferris, Gary Haven Smith, the Mythmakers and Gary Milek.

The Dartmouth Department of Studio Art ends the year with an exhibition of art by 19 graduating seniors who have majored in art. Their work is being shown in the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss galleries in the Hopkins Center and also in the Nearburg Gallery and Arts Forum at the Black Family Visual Arts Center. The shows run through June 18.


Arabella, Windsor. The gallery exhibits works by local artists and artisans in a variety of media, including jewelry, oils, acrylics, photography, watercolors, pastels and textiles.

BigTown Gallery, Rochester, Vt. An exhibition of photographs by Rosamond Purcell, the Boston writer and photographer, runs through July 29. Prints and sculpture by the late Hugh Townley are on view through Sept. 10.

Chandler Gallery, Randolph. “These Green Mountains,” an exhibition of work by Vermont artists and artisans, runs through June 17.

Center for the Arts, Lake Sunapee. The CFA sponsors three exhibitions throughout the Lake Sunapee region. An exhibition of landscape photography by James Mudie and photographs of flowers by Richard Gulezian is on view at the Lake Sunapee Bank’s micro-gallery. Mary Beth Westward exhibits landscapes at Whipple Hall in New London. The second annual Center for the Arts exhibition, featuring oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings, as well as drawings and mixed media, is on view at the New London Inn. All three shows end July 29.

Converse Free Library, Lyme. Artist Matt Brown, of Lyme, exhibits “Woodblock Prints: Parts and Process” in the Betty Grant Gallery through May 31.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon. “Shedding Light on the Northern Forest,” an exhibition of paintings by Kathleen Kolb with accompanying poetry by Verandah Porche, is on view in the Endoscopy Hallway Gallery, Level 4, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, through June.

Also on view at the hospital are: the annual employee and volunteer art show; paintings by Helen Shulman and Annette Jaret; photographs by Ron Levenson and oils and watercolors by Patricia Sweet-MacDonald.

Aidron Duckworth Museum, Meriden. “geraldautenpower,” a show of drawings and projects by Gerald Auten that examines the concept of “power” is up through June 4. “Healing Arts: Painting & Poetry,” by Aidron Duckworth is on view through July 23.

Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vt. “Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros,” a show of more than 80 paintings on the subject of romantic and sexual love; “Ready. Fire! Aim,” a collaboration between the foundation and Burlington City Arts; and a solo show by David Shrigley continue through Nov. 26.

Hood Downtown, Hanover. “World Processor,” an exhibition of illuminated globes by Ingo Gunther, runs through May 28.

Kilton Library, West Lebanon. A selection of work from Mount Lebanon School students will be on view through May.

League of NH Craftsmen Hanover Fine Craft Gallery. The gallery exhibits works by jeweler Deirdre Donnelly and fiber artist Tarja Cockell through June.

Long River Gallery and Gifts, White River Junction. Lili Mayor shows recent work in the exhibition “Woodcuts Re-Expressed” through July 6.

Main Street Museum, White River Junction. “Death by A Million Paper Cuts,” with works by White River Junction collagist Greg Brower, runs through May.

Norwich Public Library. “Odanaksis: Plein Air Paintings,” an exhibition of work by artists Anne Webster Grant, Gail M. Barton, Helen Elder, Susan Rump, Linda Landry, Jo Tate and Becky Cook continues through May 26.

Philip Read Memorial Library, Plainfield. Prints by East Barnard artist Sabra Field are on view through July 1.

Royalton Memorial Library, South Royalton. “Frances & Friends,” an exhibition of fiber crafts, paintings, photographs and drawings by six South Royalton-area artists is up is through July 14.

Scavenger Gallery, White River Junction. The works of printmaker Lois Beatty and sculptor and woodworker Ria Blaas are on view, in addition to the jewelry of gallery owner Stacy Hopkins.

SculptureFest, Woodstock. The annual celebration of three-dimensional art generally ends when foliage season does, but 80 percent of the show is still on view. “Grounding,” a show of site-specific work curated by sculptors Jay Mead and Edythe Wright, is on view at the King Farm. For more information, go to sculpturefest.org.

Tunbridge Public Library. “Adventures in Weaving,” a show by Braintree, Vt. artist Susan Rockwell ends Friday.

White River Craft Center, Randolph. “70th Anniversary Exhibit,” an exhibit of the Vermont Weavers Guild’s juried hand-woven cotton, silk, wool, tencel and other fibers runs through May 28.

White River Gallery, South Royalton. W. David Powell, of Underhill, Vt., shows his work in the exhibition “The Golden Era of the New Dawn.” An opening reception is planned for June 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. The show runs through July 1.

Nicola Smith can be reached at nsmith@vnews.com.