Art Notes: Cornish Cartooning Residency Open for Applications

  • "Birches," a painting by Gail Barton, is among the works on view in "O This Verdant Valley," an exhibition of paintings by members of the Odanaksis Art Group in the Howe Library's Ledyard Gallery, in Hanover. A reception is planned for Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. (Courtesy image)

Valley News Staff Writer
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Center for Cartoon Studies, in White River Junction, has opened submissions for its third annual Cornish CCS Residency Fellowship. Deliberately set during the peak foliage window of mid-October to mid-November, the residency is meant to provide an inspiring space for artists to live and work for a month. Fellows will stay in the former home of the late author J.D. Salinger, give a lecture at the Center for Cartoon Studies and receive a $3,000 stipend.

For more information on the fellowship and how to apply, visit cartoonstudies.org/cornishfellowship. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15.

First Friday In White River Junction

Long River Gallery and Gifts will host an opening reception, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., for a three-month show of encaustics by Stephanie Gordon, a Piermont artist and recently retired art teacher at Hanover High School. The opening of Gordon’s show will coincide with Rachel Obbard’s first day at the helm of the gallery, taking the place of longtime owner and proprietor Dave Celone.

Also on the docket for First Friday is a wine tasting with Artisanal Cellars at Scavenger Gallery from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Owner Stacy Hopkins shows mixed-media assemblage, woodblock and linoleum prints she made during a recent residency at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vt. Her resulting exhibit, titled “Rebirth,” marks a departure from Hopkins’ primary medium of jewelry.

Two Rivers Printmaking Studio will hold a reception for Carol Lippman, a part-time resident of West Newbury, Vt., from 5 to 7 p.m. Lippman’s show runs through June.

At the Newberry Pop-Up Market, local vendors will sell artwork, clothing, jewelry and other handmade items from 5 to 8 p.m.

Openings and Receptions

This month’s Artist Talk series at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will feature Laura Ewing, a Cambridge, Mass.-based social worker and artist whose acrylic paintings are on view in the Williamson Gallery as part of the Lebanon hospital’s rotating art exhibitions. Ewing’s talk will take place Friday morning from 10 to 11:30 in Auditorium A.

Friday afternoon at 4:30, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, in Cornish, will hold an opening reception for an art installation by students from Stevens High School, in Claremont, and Springfield (Vt.) High School on the theme of “Nature and Change.” The reception, which will take place in the Caretaker’s Shed, will continue through 6:30.

“O This Verdant Valley,” a show by the Upper Valley’s en plein air Odanaksis Art Group, opens Saturday in the Ledyard Gallery, at Hanover’s Howe Library. A reception will take place from 2 to 4 p.m.

Sunday afternoon at 4, BigTown Gallery’s Rochester, Vt.location will host a reception for the lithography show “Bearing Witness,” by Brookfield, Vt. artist Edward Koren, perhaps best known for his distinctive cartoons for The New Yorker. Through June 26.

Call for Art

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Sunapee’s town charter, the Sunapee Historical Society and Sunapee Heritage Alliance are calling for art submissions for a show planned in mid-August at the Livery in Sunapee Harbor, on the theme of “Scenes of Sunapee Through the Years.” Artists of all levels are invited to submit paintings, drawings, pastels, prints, collages and sculptures depicting some aspect of Sunapee. The call is also open to those with historical artwork of Sunapee, so as to juxtapose past and present. The application deadline is July 20.

Call for Art

The Randolph-based Clara Martin Center is seeking submissions for an art and poetry show on the theme of “Abundance: Celebrating Creativity in Mental Health, Wellness and Recovery.” For applications and instructions on how to submit, go to claramartin.org/art-show. The deadline is July 31. The exhibit will open Sept. 10 at the Chandler Gallery, in Randolph.

The Center for the Arts invites artists from central New Hampshire and Vermont to submit up to four works to its “Naturally New England” art exhibit. The entry deadline is June 22, and the exhibit will show July 27-30 at The Livery in Sunapee Harbor. For submission guidelines and instructions, go to centerfortheartsnh.org.


Aidron Duckworth Art Museum, Meriden. “In Rhythm,” paintings and drawings by Bunny Harvey, shows through Sunday. “Exhibition XXXI: Forms Hidden, Forms Revealed,” an exhibition curated from three series of Duckworth’s body of work, runs through July 22.

Black Family Visual Arts Center, Hanover. Dartmouth College seniors majoring in studio art show work in the Nearburg Gallery through June 17.

Center for The Arts, New London. Work is shown in three micro-galleries: at New London Inn, showing paintings by Vicki Koron, of Sunapee; at Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, featuring work by Newport, N.H. oil painter Ludmila Gayvoronsky; and at Whipple Hall Gallery, which displays the work of Proctor Academy students.

Chelsea Public Library. “Common Objects and Uncommon Places,” a show of acrylic paintings by Chelsea artist, and founder of the Chelsea Art Collective, Carrie Caouette-De Lallo, is on view through June.

Chew & Co. Design, Hanover. Meg McLean, of Lyme, shows oil paintings and charcoal drawings through mid-June.

Converse Free Library, Lyme. Kathy Swift, of Lyme, shows “Japanese Ink Paintings on Paper” through June 30. Ten percent of sales will go to Friends of Lyme Library.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon. The D-H Arts Program’s spring exhibit features work by two Upper Valley oil painters, Ludmila Gayvoronsky of Newport, N.H., and Rae Newell of Bridgewater Corners. The other artists are watercolorist Diane Bell of Weston, Vt.; Evelien Bachrach of Hancock, N.H., who works in multiple mediums; acrylics painter Laura Ewing of Cambridge, Mass.; and photographer Ira Gavrin of Marlborough, N.H.

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hanover. Dartmouth College seniors majoring in studio art show work in the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss galleries through June 17.

Library Arts Center, Newport, N.H. The Selections Exhibit 2018 shows work by the seven winners of the Library Arts Center’s annual juried regional exhibit: Shari Boraz, Cyn Cooper, Betsy Derrick, Stacy Friedman, Elizabeth R. Moore, Gail Smuda and John Teti. The juror was Doris Nelson, former director of the Library Arts Center. Through June 14.

New London Hospital. The spring art exhibition features Garrett Evans, a South Sutton, N.H.-based photographer; Bow, N.H., photographer Charles S. “Whitey” Joslin, Jr.; and Enfield painter Penny Koburger.

Norwich Public Library. “Miss Match — Pixels to Paint: Photos Re-Imagined,” a collaborative exhibition between Norwich artists Becky Cook and NatEliBoze, shows through June 30.

Osher at Dartmouth, Hanover. Norwich painter Jo Tate shows work through June 28.

Philip Read Memorial Library, Plainfield. “Marking Moments,” a show of still lifes, landscapes, “memoryscapes” and conceptual work by Plainfield painter M.J. Morse. A reception time and date is not yet determined.

Piermont Public Library. Lawrence Forbes-Wolfe, of Piermont, shows paintings

Roth Center for Jewish Life, Hanover. In “Commentary: Fiber Art by Shari Boraz,” the Hanover artist uses hand embroidery to remark on such themes as feminism, nature and symbology. Through July 8.

Scavenger Gallery, White River Junction. Owner Stacy Hopkins shows recent work in “Rebirth,” made during her recent residency at Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vt.

Steven Thomas, Inc. Fine Arts & Antiques, White River Junction. Work by Upper Valley “vintage” artists, such as Alice Standish Buell (1892-1964), Arthur B. Wilder (1857-1949) and Ilse Bischoff (1901-1990) is on view, along with other antiques and collectibles.

Towle Hill Studio, 28 Center Road, Corinth. will hold a reception Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. for “Post Apocalypse for 3/4 Empire,” a show of woodcut banners by Bread and Puppet Theater founder Peter Schumann. The gallery is open only on Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m., and on Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. Schumann’s show is on view through Sunday.

Tunbridge Public Library . “Reverence,” a show of paintings by Randolph artist Jan Fowler, shows through June 28.

Two Rivers Printmaking Studio, White River Junction. “Momenta IV,” a juried exhibition of prints created by artists from New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts in the past 12 months, shows through today. James Stroud, noted printmaker and founder of Center Street Studios in Cambridge, Mass., was juror.

White River Gallery, South Royalton. Betsey Garand of Hancock, N.H. shows a variety of printmaking techniques in “Petroglyphs, Flora and Frenzied Encounters: The Hand-Pulled Prints of Betsey Garand.” Through June 15.

Zollikofer Gallery, White River Junction. “Birds of the Bayous,” an exhibit of watercolors by Norwich resident Judith Miller, shows alongside “Lichen,” photography by her son Scott McClure Miller. Through June 30.

EmmaJean Holley can be reached at ejholley@vnews.com or 603-727-3216.