Art Notes: Bradford’s Space on Main Hosts a Gallery

Valley News Staff Writer
Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Space on Main, the new co-working hub in Bradford, is home to a gallery, which holds its first exhibition this month.

“Root & Branch: Encaustic Paintings,” by Stephanie Gordon, is on view through November. Gordon, a Piermont resident and former Hanover High School art teacher, specialized in encaustics, in which pigments are mixed into wax to form a painting medium.

The gallery, dubbed The Gallery at the Space on Main, will bring in “Blue x 2,” the Linda Bryan’s photographs and prints now on view at Two Rivers Printmaking Studio.

The Chandler Gallery, in Randolph’s Chandler Center for the Arts, hosts its 17th annual Holiday Market, an exhibition of art and gifts, through Dec. 23.


Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vt. “Made in Vermont” features work by six Vermont artists, including Upper Valley painter Patrick Dunfey. Also on view: “The Solace of Amnesia,” a group show curated by Alexis Rockman and Katherine Gass Stowe from the Hall Foundation’s collections, and “Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros,” curated by Eric Fischl, another group show of the foundation’s work. The shows are on view through Sunday.

Gifford Gallery, Gifford Medical Center, Randolph. Paintings by Chelsea artist Greg Kotyk are on view through Wednesday.

Ledyard Gallery, Howe Library, Hanover. “Brush Strokes and Beyond,” paintings by members of the White River Junction and New Hampshire chapters of the Vermont Watercolor Society, is on view through Wednesday.


BigTown Gallery, Rochester, Vt. “Landscape Mysteries,” paintings by longtime Hanover resident and Dartmouth College studio art professor Ben Frank Moss, and “Infinity of Worlds,” recent work by Erika Lawlor Schmidt. Through Dec. 8.

Center for the Arts, New London. Current exhibitions include: The seventh annual Juried Regional show at the New London Inn; artwork by Kearsarge Middle School students, at Whipple Hall; abstract paintings by Roger Wells and photographs by Jay Fitzpatrick, at Blue Moon Bakery; and paintings by Tom Pirozzoli and photographs by Ken Schuster, at Bar Harbor Bank and Trust.

Converse Free Library, Lyme. “Chasing the Muse,” watercolor paintings by Lyme artist Stephanie Reininger, runs through December.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon. Fall exhibitions consist mainly of paintings, by artists Nan Darham, a Montana resident studying at Dartmouth; Maureen Harrington, of Killington, Vt.; Youngsheen Ahn Jhe, of Lexington, Mass.; Norman Rhodes, of Lebanon; Alison Vernon, of New London; and Richard Weis, of Castleton, Vt. Also on view is work by the Lone Mountain Artists, from the Monadnock region of New Hampshire, and the Upper Valley Ship Modelers Guild.

The Great Hall, Springfield, Vt. “Healing: The Transformative Imagery of Art” features work by 12 artists, including Margaret Jacobs, of Enfield; Carolyn Enz Hack, of East Thetford; and Robert O’Brien, Robert Carsten and Neomi Lauritsen, all of Springfield. Through March 30.

Kilton Public Library, West Lebanon. Recent work by Todd Renninger, through January.

Library Arts Center, Newport, N.H. The annual Gallery of Gifts, a holiday show of fine art and craft, is on view through Dec. 23.

Main Street Museum, White River Junction. “Jack Rowell, Cultural Documentarian: Portraits of Vermont People and Other Wildlife,” is on view.

Matt Brown Fine Art, Lyme. “Forces of Land and Sea,” prints and drawings by Warner, N.H., artist Mary Mead, is up through Dec. 1.

Osher@Dartmouth, Hanover. “Barns & Backyard Discoveries,” an exhibition of drawings by Priscilla Eliades and photographs by Evelyn Swett and Shiela Swett, is on view through Dec. 20.

Philip Read Memorial Library, Plainfield. “Surf’s Up,” an exhibition of painting and sculpture by Cornish artist Jim Schubert, is on view through Jan. 7.

Royalton Memorial Library, South Royalton. Paintings by California artist Ciara Cumiskey.

Scavenger Gallery, White River Junction. “Im/migration” features recent paintings by Windsor artist Liz Ross that examine the migration and extinction of birds and the immigration and exile of people.

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.

Taylor Gallery, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden. “Between Two Worlds: The Sculpture of Lawrence J. Nowlan,” honors the late Cornish sculptor through Dec. 19.

Tunbridge Public Library. Photographs by South Royalton photographer Marianne Benoir are on view through Jan. 7.

Two Rivers Printmaking Studio, White River Junction. “Blue x 2,” prints by Linda Bryan, is on view through November.

White River Craft Center, Randolph. “Branching Out,” an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Amy Hook-Therrien, a Randolph native now living in Windsor, is on view through Feb. 8.

White River Gallery, South Royalton. “Graphite Insomnia,” drawings in graphite by Gerald Auten, who teaches art at Dartmouth College, is on view through Dec. 16.

Zollikofer Gallery, White River Junction. “I’ve Got It Covered,” photographs of manhole covers by Sharon artist Carol Langstaff, is on view through Dec. 26.

Alex Hanson can be reached at ahanson@vnews.com or 603-727-3207.