Artist paints natural landscape creeping up side of a silo

The Middlebury College Recycling Center silo is getting a new look that could be an example for other abandoned farm storage structures in Vermont.

Nigerian visitor teaches kids about nature through art, science & fireflies

“Sometimes we are so possessive of the earth that we want to use up all of its offerings, but we should remember that we are all only on earth for a very short time. It’s not something that we own but something that we are renting for a very short while.”

New art supply store to open Friday in Middlebury

Sparrow Art Supply, one of the emerging businesses tapped by Kick Start last summer, will mark its grand opening this Friday.

New Middlebury Studio School space is welcoming to emerging artists

The Middlebury Studio School’s longtime quest to bring arts education back to the downtown has come to fruition, with the opening of a new branch in the Marble Works complex.

Edgewater Galleries welcome new work for fall

Edgewater Galleries in downtown Middlebury have two new exhibits on view for the month of October.  “Autumn Solos At The Falls,” features painters Philip Frey, Holly Friesen and Ellen Granter. Each artist is presenting a new body of work that will be on v … (read more)

Art on Main downsizes

BRISTOL — The Bristol artist’s cooperative gallery Art on Main is losing some key personnel. On Thursday the gallery’s board of directors announced in a letter to artists and other community members that it was eliminating the position of gallery manager, … (read more)

Ways of Seeing: Pandemic pops the artistic ‘bubble’

Someone asked me to talk about what it’s like to paint in a “bubble” during the pandemic.  A bubble. My studio? My white privileged life? Vermont? Outside the north window of my studio is the new vegetable garden we have been eating out of for a month now … (read more)

Bristol sixth-graders put stamp on school, from home

BRISTOL — For nearly three decades, under the guidance of art teacher Deb Rickner, each graduating sixth-grader at Bristol Elementary School (BES) has created a personal design and painted it onto one cinderblock of the building’s interior. “The project m … (read more)

An impromptu art show in Bristol

BRISTOL — Last Saturday Bristol resident Ali Gibson organized “Art on Display Day” as “a fun way to share some smiles with neighbors.” Around town, porches and front yards became impromptu galleries, displaying homemade and other art, quilts, signs and ot … (read more)

Art exhibit: Approaching Abstraction — a talk with Holly Harrison

MIDDLEBURY — Edgewater Gallery will host a free artist’s talk with Holly Harrison on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 5:30-7 p.m., at the Merchant’s Row gallery in Middlebury. During this talk, “Approaching Abstraction: An Artist Talk with Holly Harrison,” Harriso … (read more)

Carnevale brings fashion and art to Vergennes

VERGENNES — The time is here for the seventh year to get your glam on in Vergennes! We’re talking, of course about the annual Carnevale Vergennes, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 29, starting at 7:30 p.m. This year the organizers are excited to annou … (read more)

Ripton elementary school students sell art for hurricane relief

RIPTON — When Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas in August, Ripton Elementary School students had not yet returned to school for the 2019-20 school year. Although this natural disaster was not directly felt here, many people wanted to know how they could he … (read more)