Art Notes: A quiet week for visual art in the Upper Valley

Valley News Staff Writer
Published: 12/25/2019 9:49:07 PM
Modified: 12/25/2019 9:56:30 PM

There aren’t any shows opening, but with the close of the month, and the year, many exhibitions will turn over in the coming days. Catch them while you can.

Last chance

AVA Gallery and Art Center, Lebanon. Holiday Exhibition, a massive group show; new Members Gallery shows work by 19 of the nonprofit art center’s artist-members. Watercolorist Margaret Dwyer shows work in the lobby. Through Saturday.

Betty Grant Gallery, Converse Free Library, Lyme. “Serendipity,” street photography by Jim Lustenader, of Hanover. Through Monday.

Zollikofer Gallery, White River Junction. “The North Country — How We See It,” pastels by Diane Taylor-Moore and watercolor and oil paintings by Cathy Finnegan. Through Monday.

Ledyard Gallery, Howe Library, Hanover. A retrospective of work by the late Hanover artist Robin Nuse. Through Tuesday.

Long River Gallery, White River Junction. Hartland potter Amanda Ann Palmer is the artist of the month. “Feathers, Ferns and Fish,” prints by Coleen O’Connell, through Tuesday.

The Space on Main, Bradford, Vt. “Portraits of Eden,” landscape paintings by Fairlee artist Paul Naughton. Through Tuesday.


BigTown Gallery, Rochester, Vt. Small works for holiday giving. Also, “Family Matters,” work by outsider artists Jordan Laura MacLachlan and the late Morton Bartlett, is up through February.

Center for Art + Design, Colby-Sawyer College, New London. Art by members of Colby-Sawyer’s art faculty. Through Feb. 14.

Center for the Arts, New London. CFA members show work at the New London Inn and Bar Harbor Bank and Trust; Blue Loon Bakery shows photographs by Scott Snyder; Whipple Hall hosts work by Kearsarge Middle School students; and Tatewell Gallery features mixed media work by Elizabeth D’Amico, photographs by Rick Stockwell and sculpture by Ann Feeley. Through Jan. 31.

Chelsea Public Library. Artworks by five generations of the Dunleavy/Reed family.

Chew & Co. Design, Hanover: Paintings in egg tempera by Windsor artist Gary Milek. Through February.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Arts Program, Lebanon. Fall exhibitions feature photographer Karen Bobotas, painters Jan Fowler, Amy Hook-Therrien and Ann Young, pastelist Phyllis Orem, textiles by Delsie Hoyt, the Saxtons River Art Guild and Hartford High School Art Students.

Gifford Medical Center, Randolph. Paintings by Brookfield, Vt., artist Jyl Emerson. Through Jan. 2.

The Great Hall, Springfield, Vt. “Alchemy: Metal, Mystery & Magic,” features work by Jeanne Carbonetti, Sabrina Fadial, Alexandra Heller, Peter Heller, Pat Musick, Dan O’Donnell, Gerald Stoner and Johnny Swing, and is on view into February.

North Common Arts, Chelsea. Assemblages of found objects by longtime builder John Parker.

Piermont Public Library. “Gardening and our distorted relationship with nature,” new paintings by Piermont artist Ben Gitchel.

Scavenger Gallery, White River Junction. “Say nice things to me,” recent work by Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Myra Musgrove. Also on view are works by Rich Fedorchak, Ria Blaas, Lois Beatty and Luciana Frigerio.

Sculpture Fest, Woodstock. Contemporary sculpture in the fields at the Prosper Road home of Charlet and Peter Davenport.

Tunbridge Public Library. “My Winter World,” acrylic and watercolor paintings by Barnard artist Kate Reeves. Through Feb. 18.

Two Rivers Printmaking Studio, White River Junction. Annual Holiday Show. Through Jan. 31.

Alex Hanson can be reached at or 603-727-3207.

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