Art Notes: Collection goes on view to benefit Two Rivers Printmaking Studio

  • "Fulcrum 1 Apple," a serigraph by Yutaka Takayanagi, is among the works on display in an exhibition of prints from the collection of Joanne Wise at Two Rivers Printmaking Studio in White River Junction. (Courtesy image)

  • "Fulcrum 12 Asparagus," a photo serigraph by Yutaka Takayanagi. (Courtesy image)

Valley News Staff Writer
Published: 3/4/2020 4:49:47 PM
Modified: 3/4/2020 4:49:39 PM

Two Rivers Printmaking Studio in White River Junction exhibits prints from the collection of Joanne Wise this month.

Wise moved to Japan in the 1970s and began to collect Japanese prints. While living in Houston in the 1980s, she started The Wise Collection and the Texas Print Alliance. She moved to the Upper Valley in 1993 and continued to work with Japanese artists while also leading the Upper Valley Arts Alliance.

“TRPS and the Wise Collection: Selected Japanese Prints” is a benefit exhibition and sale for Two Rivers, the nonprofit print studio. A reception is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday.

“Re-Imagining Images,” collages by artist Jools Skeet, opens Saturday in the Howe Library’s Ledyard Gallery, in Hanover. Through April 29.

Barnard’s Charles B. Danforth Library hosts artwork in a variety of media by Barnard residents Kate Reeves and Julia Watson. A reception is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. next Thursday. Through June 12.

Last chance

AVA Gallery and Art Center, Lebanon. Paintings by the late Ben Frank Moss are on view in the art center’s Members Gallery through Friday.

Of note

The Library Arts Center in Newport is calling for submissions in black, white and shades of gray. The Black and White Exhibition will be on view from April 4 through May 29, and the submission deadline is March 16.

Scavenger Gallery, White River Junction. The gallery, which features the work of owner and jewelry-maker Stacy Hopkins and a rotating cast of artists, is on vacation through March 25


ArtisTree Gallery in the Village, Woodstock. Recent paintings by Katie Runde. Through March 20.

AVA Gallery and Art Center, Lebanon. The 12th annual High School Exhibition, art from 18 Upper Valley high schools. Through March 13.

Betty Grant Gallery, Converse Free Library, Lyme. “Focus on the Natural World,” photographs by Lyme residents Scott Kalter and John Skelly. Through March 29.

Center for the Arts, New London. Photographs by Iris Fisher-McMorrow at New London Inn; artwork by Hugo Anderson at Bar Harbor Bank and Trust; artwork by Alan Shulman at Blue Loon Bakery; photographs by Debbie Coyle and oils by Yvonne Shukovsky at Tatewell Gallery; artwork by Proctor Academy students at Whipple Hall Gallery; and work by William C. Turner, Amy Fortier, Amy Hook-Therrien, Kearsarge Regional High School students and Kate St. Cyr at New London Hospital Galleries.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon. Winter exhibitions include photographers Mark Council and Belinda Emmons; oil painters Kathryn Field, Penny Koburger and Jon Macadam; assemblage and collage artist Lynda Knisley; wood inlay artist Craig Altobello; and members of the Vermont Pastel Society.

Davidow Center for Art + Design, Colby-Sawyer College, New London. “Seldom Seen: Drawings and Paintings by David M. Carroll.” Through May 9.

Hood Museum of Art, Hanover. “CIPX Dartmouth with Kali Spitzer and Will Wilson,” an installment of their ongoing project, Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange, featuring tintypes of members of the Dartmouth community made last week in one of the Hood’s galleries; “In the Midst of Something Splendid: Recent Paintings by Colleen Randall,” abstract paintings on canvas and paper by a member of the Dartmouth studio art faculty, through May 31; “Reconstitution” takes on how museums and other art exhibitors “have long privileged Euro-American narratives.” Through May 31; “School Photos and Their Afterlives,” which combines school portraits with works by contemporary artists. Through April 12.

Kilton Public Library, in West Lebanon, shows artwork by Lebanon Middle School students from Friday through May.

Library Arts Center, Newport. Annual “Selections” exhibition, recent work by Carol Corliss, Kate Emlen, Robert Frasier, Matthew Greenway, Michele Johnson, Aaron Kane, Maundy Mitchell and Alan Shulman. Through March 27.

Long River Gallery, White River Junction. “America’s Public Lands: National Parks and Monuments,” paintings by Royalton artist Joan Hoffmann. Through March.

Matt Brown Fine Art, Lyme. “Considering Kunisada and the Dynamic Nature of Visual Thinking,” an exhibition of the 19th-century Japanese master’s color woodblock prints. Through March 14.

North Common Arts, Chelsea. Assemblages by Corinth artist Chris Groschner. Through March 14.

Philip Read Memorial Library, Plainfield. “It’s A Seasonal Thing,” mixed-media and fiber art by Cindy Heath. Through April.

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

Taylor Gallery, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden. “Good News in a Bad News World,” art by 2002 KUA graduate Tony Bragg. Through March 28.

Tunbridge Public Library. Paintings by Brookfield, Vt., artist Jyl Emerson. Through April 30.

Zollikofer Gallery, Hotel Coolidge, White River Junction. “White River Then and Now,” work by Gail Barton, Sue Rump, Keith Burnor, Ann and Johnathan Rose and Carla Kimball. Through March 28.

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

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