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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

April News

April proves to be yet another busy month with plenty of exhibitions to choose from and other membership accomplishments to acknowledge. Consider attending one of the art openings mentioned below - it's a great way to see the breadth of work being created by our members, as well as providing an opportunity to touch base with each other and do a bit of networking. I think we're all ready to emerge from our studios after this long winter!

Thank you to everyone for sending in such complete entries, making my job much quicker. I am organizing these announcements in chronological order to make it easier for you to scan down and see what might mesh with your personal calendar. Stay in touch and please share your news so we can highlight it in May.


Karen Henderson will be one of 4 artists whose work will be featured in the upcoming show

BACK TO NATURE
April 10, 2015 - June 20, 2015Opening Reception: Friday April 10, 5-8pm
Vermont Metro Gallery
BCA Center
135 Church St.
Burlington, VT 05401
802.865.7166



Celebrate the beauty of the Vermont landscape through a collection of work that reinterprets our connection with a place over time. By using a particular place as inspiration each artist is unveiling nature's ever changing beauty through the focused and repetitive study. Through this exploration we can witness the changing landscape and the artist's changing point of view. Featuring work by Karen Henderson, Jill Madden, Joe Salerno and Gowri Savoor.
Karen is also excited to announce that the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT has acquired another of her artworks. "March Fog" will join her other fiber/mixed media pieces in their permanent art collection.

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"March Fog" 
 


Eve Jacobs-Carnahan  was recently interviewed by the Wichita Eagle, newspaper in conjunction with the 2015 National Fiber Directions Exhibition, currently on view at the Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS.  Read the article here.

Her piece, "Knot Weed: Not Safe", is featured on their website and in publicity materials for the show. Not only is this a tribute to her beautiful work, but also a great example of the benefit of using a professional photographer.   

Eve will also have work in the upcoming exhibit 

Going Fishing 
April 14, 2015 - May 15, 2015 
Studio Place Arts 
201 N. Main Street
Barre VT
802.479.7069


"Summer Sketchbook: Ocean Catch"

For her piece "Summer Sketchbook: Ocean Catch", Eve knit layers of fabric and lace to extend the feeling and memories evoked by her mother's pen and ink drawing of a fishing shack.



Jackie Abrams, Rosalind Daniels, Elizabeth Fram, Marilyn Gillis, Catherine Hall, Karen Henderson, Karen Kamenetzky, and Dianne Shullenberger create cohesion through diversity in this upcoming exhibit featuring their work

Interpreting the Surface 
April 17, 2015 - May 26, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday April 17, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery
86 Falls Road
Shelburne, VT
802.985.3848  




Judy Dales has the very exciting news of an upcoming solo show that will be on exhibit at the Shelburne Museum throughout the spring, summer and into the fall.

Ahead of the Curve
May 1, 2015 - October 15, 2015
Opening Reception: Wednesday June 24, 2-4pm
The Shelburne Museum
6000 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, VT 05482
802.985.3346

"Garden Pearls"                               



Mark your calendars!  This year's VCC Spring Conference "The Creative Spark!" is scheduled for May 2nd from 10am - 4pm, with keynote presentation by Marianne Mullen.   
You can find full details and registration info here.
 




Finally, April is National Volunteer Month. If you're interested in finding a way to give some your time toward the arts, this site has some excellent ideas.



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