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JULY 2017
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Work showing at Marina

Jeff Lewis & Deb Lazar
Marina Restaurant

Work showing at BMAC

Kim Cattrall, 1956
"The Boomer List"
Brattleboro Museum &
Art Center

Work showing at BMAC

"Lost Porches"
Brattleboro Museum &
Art Center

Work at Superfresh! Café

"Movement in Our Community"
Superfresh! Organic Café

Work at Latchis Gallery

Symmagery Yoga Mats
Latchis Gallery

Work at Windham Movement Apparel

"Color and Movement"
Windham Movement Apparel

Work at Vermont Center for Photography

Vermont Center for Photography

Work at Restless Rooster Café

Restless Rooster Café

Work at Cantina Vidorra

"The Joy of Dance"
Cantina Vidorra

Work at Headroom Stages

So. Vt. Dance Festival
Posters, Articles, Programs
Headroom Stages

Work at Headroom Stages

Headroom Stages

Work at Headroom Stages

"Images of 2016's 4th
Annual Dance Festival"
Mocha Joe's Café

Artwork at Amy's Bakery Arts Café

Amy's Bakery Arts Café

Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

Vermont Artisan Designs

Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

Vermont Artisan Designs

Artwork at Works Bakery Café

Works Bakery Café

Artwork at Gallery in the Woods

Gallery in the Woods

Artwork at Gallery in the Woods

Gallery in the Woods

Artwork at Gallery at the Garden

Gallery at The Garden

Artwork at Penelope Wurr

Penelope Wurr Glass
& Gifts

Artwork at Penelope Wurr

Penelope Wurr Glass
& Gifts

Work at Mitchell·Giddings Fine Arts

"A Community of Movement"
Brattleboro Savings & Loan

Work at Mitchell·Giddings Fine Arts

"A Community of Movement"
Brattleboro Savings & Loan

Work at Mitchell·Giddings Fine Arts

Downtown Brattleboro Mural
Brooks Memorial Library

Japanese Summer Festivals at Pliny Park

Asian Cultural Center of Vt
Pliny Park

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JULY 2017


The next Gallery Walk will be on Friday, August 4.


Fish on platter by Janet Picard
The Marina Restaurant

1. The Marina Restaurant
28 Spring Tree Rd. (down behind 464 Putney Rd. - where the West River meets the Connecticut), (802) 257-7563,
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "Dance at Naulakha"—photographs by Jeff Lewis and Deb Lazar capturing 2016's premiere Promenade performance at Rudyard Kipling's Naulakha estate. This year's Promenade and Mid-Summer's Night Picnic are on July 15 at Scott Farm— Ongoing exhibits include paintings by young Alex Hrabchak; flora, fauna, and landscapes by painter Kristina Wentzell; collages of vintage food imagery by Tiffany Heerema; large painted gourds by Terry Carter; fine art photography by Henry Ireland; botanical illustrations by Tina Olsen; landscapes and contemporary artwork by Martha Dolan; mystical landscapes, studies in nature, and unconventional still-lifes by Janet Picard; and impressionist-realist paintings by Deborah Lazar. Walk "munchies" available 5-6:30. This casual waterfront eatery with sunset view is open daily 11:30-10, Sun. Brunch served 10-1.


Work at C.X. SilverGallery
C.X. Silver Gallery

2. C.X. Silver Gallery & Dim Sum Teahouse
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898 or (802) 579-9088,
Gallery OPEN 12-3 pm for July Gallery Walk; otherwise open year-round by calling ahead to arrange a visit.... Alyssa Hinton: Earth Consciousness and Cultural Revelations, exhibition ( and book ( Rodrigo Nava: Infinity Forms sculpture on lawn. Cai Xi's abstract performance painting using mops/brooms/trowels as brushes; luminous landscapes; works from her retrospective 1979-2015; monumental portraits; and the multimedia Representing the work of Nye Ffarrabas—gallery publication of her retrospective, DIM SUM DINING eves. by appt.—; calling 1-2 days in advance recommended, (802) 257-7898. Asian Cultural Center of Vermont ( presents Tanabata/Obon, a double summer festival in Brattleboro on Friday, July 7, 5:30-7:30 pm in Pliny Park, cor. High & Main. Details at (802) 257-7898,


Wolf Kahn painting at BMAC
Brattleboro Museum
& Art Center

3. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124,
FREE ADMISSION during Gallery Walk. Come "Chalk the Walk" on July 7 (chalk provided).... WEIGHTED TEARS: Mary Admasian, in the sculpture garden through October 8.... New exhibits: Wolf Kahn: DENSITY & TRANSPARENCY—Paintings made over the past decade.... LOST PORCHES: Nathalie Miebach—Intricate woven sculptures based on data from extreme weather events.... BOUNDARIES, BALANCE, AND CONFINEMENT: Mary Admasian explores the physical boundaries between objects.... THE BOOMER LIST: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders presents 19 large-format portraits of influential members of the Baby Boom generation, one born each year 1946-1964.... SPACESHIP OF DREAMS: William Chambers—an interactive public art project first realized in a York, Penn. storefront.... FREE FALL: Barbara Garber—Her wall and room installations explore the boundary between 2D and 3D drawing.... Open daily 11-5, closed Tues. Admission: $8-$6-$4, free: members and under 18. Free Thurs. after 2.

Artwork at Whetstone Station
Whetstone Station

4. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St., (802) 490-2354,
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents a Movement 2017 exhibit entitled "Images of AXIS Dance Company's Residency," fifteen photographs by Annie Macy taken at workshops by the country's renowned physically integrated dance company. These images demonstrate the versatility of dance through the stunning artistry of work by three wheelchair-bound dancers and two others not in chairs— The Whetstone offers inspired food, local craft beers, and specialty drinks in a picturesque waterfront location with free parking. Lunch and dinner daily 11:30-10, Fri.-Sat. till 11.

6. Superfresh! Organic Caf╚
30 Main St., (802) 579-1751,
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents a Movement 2017 exhibit of photos by Jeff Lewis entitled "Movement in Our Community." This show includes Jeff's work with SVDF, NECCA, African Dance, IBIT, Sobo, and more. In his role as SVDF's official photographer, Jeff intimately portrays the breadth and artistry of dance—

Art at RGS Gallery 34
Gallery 34

6. River Gallery School & Gallery 34
32-34 Main St., (802) 257-1577,
Gallery spaces feature work by more than 50 artists, from beginners to experienced and teens to seniors, in the Adult Studio classes, exploring, executing, and sharing discoveries in pastels, oils, sculpture, acrylics. Consider joining the summer Studio class!... GALLERY 34 features paintings of Syrian refugees by artist Carol Boyes, who invited other artists to contribute work on the same theme to exhibit in RGS's Main Street Studio (MSS).... Stop by MSS during Gallery Walk for a Printmaking Demonstration, an opportunity to learn about, and try your hand at, the processes.

7. Latchis Gallery
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109,
Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "Wearable Symmagery & Yoga Mats" by Tara Gordon, who photographs nature up close and uses mirror-imaging to create her Symmagery products. Tara's goal is to aid users in aligning themselves with the world in body, mind, and spirit. The Symmagery wearable products and mats will be on sale at the River Garden during the Festival—

8. Windham Movement Apparel
5 Arch St., below 41 Main, (802) 246-1223, visit on Facebook,
6 & 7 pm during Gallery Walk: Cyndal Ellis of SoBo Studio presents a BELLY DANCE MINI SHOWˇfree and fun for the whole family with surprise gifts for audience members. The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "Color and Movement" by Clare Adams. These monotypes were made on her antique etching press, which has recently been moved to her new studio in Saxtons River. "Using figurative stencils and multiple color layers, I overlaid positive and negative forms to create a sense of movement and spontaneity"— Windham Movement Apparel supplies the movement arts community with quality products in an environment that encourages fellowship between participants and increases awareness of the benefits of movement. Open Tues./Wed./Thurs. 3-8, Fri./Sat. 10-6, and till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.

Work at In-Sight Photography
In-Sight Photography

9. In-Sight Photography Project
45 Flat St., Ste. 1, (802) 251-9960,
The Tiny Gallery hosts the continuing exhibit "Born At Dawn," a solo show by photographer Jon Notwick. "This new project examines the loss of a close friend, the grieving process, and appreciating the people and places that keep me going." Jon has served as a volunteer or Americorps VISTA member at In-Sight since 2012. He will be leaving In-Sight this summer to work on his MFA at the University of South Florida. In-Sight offers photography programs to youth ages 11-18 regardless of their ability to pay suggested class fees. For more information visit In-Sight online.

10. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051,
No matter what side of the debate you are on, there is a collective acknowledgment that guns occupy a unique place within our history and contemporary culture. Over the past two and a half years, Kentucky artist Garrett Hansen has been developing a body of work titled "HAIL" that speaks to this issue and attempts to create a space for dialogue around it. Artist's Talk: Sunday, July 30, 5 pm—free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on display through July 30. Opening Reception on Friday, July 7, 5:30-8:30 pm. Otherwise open Fri./Sat./Sun. 12-5 pm. More information online.

Work at 118 Elliot Gallery JULIA ZANES
118 Elliot Gallery

11. Restless Rooster Café & Coffee Bar
134 Elliot St., (802) 258-2565,
Springtime is for caterpillars! Celebrate rebirth with Irshad Mustafa's dramatic photos of beautiful specimens from The Caterpillar Lab. New season, new life. Change is only the beginning.... Stop by to see the art during regular café hours: Open daily 7-2, serving Breakfast & Brunch till 1 weekdays, 2 on weekends.

12. 118 Elliot Gallery
118 Elliot St., (802) 257-2757 Lisa
"Red Houses on Islands," an exhibit of work by Julia Zanes, is comprised of new larger oil panels as well as gouache renderings on antique paper. Zanes often uses fairy tales, fables, and other narratives as inspiration for her paintings, which are suffused with patterns from historic embroidery and decorative arts. Her new work pushes luscious color-fields to the fore. Educated at the School of The Art Institute, Chicago, she has exhibited throughout New England and in Canada, New Orleans, and Chicago. Opening reception on Friday, July 7, 5:30-8:30; the show continues through July 29. Gallery Hours by appointment weekdays and 2-6 pm on Thursdays and Fridays. Appointments can be made at or by contacting Lisa Mendelsund at (802) 257-2757 or the email above.

Work at ArtRageUs1 Gallery

13. ArtRageUs1 Arts Collective
57 Elliot St., (802) 490-2277,,
July features the delicate floral renderings of Cynthia Bowler that combine techniques in painting, textiles, and embroidery. Cindy created much of this work during her chemotherapy for breast cancer, providing her comfort, pleasure, joy, and hope. All her items are specially priced this month! ArtRageUs1 is an arts collective selling art, crafts, books, and music created by local folks, and home to the figurative furniture of Gayle Marie Weitz and Write Action books. EXPLORE THE INCREDIBLE LOCAL TALENT! Applications for artist, author, or musician memberships are available online and in-store. Open Fri./Sat./Sun. 11-5 and online.

14. Cantina Vidorra
49 Elliot St., (802) 490-2532, visit on Facebook
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "The Joy of Dance: The Prologue" by Siiri Lane. Colorful and intense, beautiful and Joyous, like the emotions dancers evoke, this collection of large paintings and smaller pastels are the prologue of a larger exhibit to be displayed in July of 2018. Lane earned her degree in Fine Arts at Bennington College— Open for lunch and dinner, Cantina Vidorra offers starters, build-your-own and traditional tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and quesadillas, as well as a convenient kids' menu.

Work at Elliot St. Fish & Chips
"Women's March"
Elliot St. Fish & Chips

15. Elliot St. Fish & Chips
50 Elliot St., (802) 451-9482,, FB: Elliot Street Fish, Chips and More
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "Women's March," photos by Brenda Lynn Siegel and Audrey Maples. Siegel and Maples journeyed to the Women's March as an aunt-and-niece team—both experiencing their first march in Washington—and continue to partner in protest and resistance. See images by these local Vermont activists and dancers throughout July— The café uses fresh, local, and organic ingredients. Open Tues.-Sat. 11:30-8, till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.

16. Headroom Stages
17 Elliot St. (upstairs),
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "5-Year Journey," presenting five years of Posters, Newspaper Articles, and Programs from the festival's inception to the present. SVDF began as a response to Tropical Storm Irene and the Brooks House Fire, and has grown to an annual summer event. Come see where we started and where we are today!— Also featured are works by Fred Nichols, a Black American who was born in 1951 and grew up in New York City. Fred's Photorealism Drawings were often based on photojournalism. They are displayed here in hopes of healing through facing the pain of our shared past. At the time of his death in 2011, Fred was employed as a counselor with the Rochester (NY) Police Department.

17. Mocha Joe's Café
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794,
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "Images of 2016's 4th Annual SVDF," a collection of 24 photographs by Jeff Lewis. Highlighting gala performances, informal concerts, classes, and community events, this exhibit captures the essence of SVDF's motto: "Where Movement Meets Community"— Stop in 7 days to see the exhibit and enjoy Mocha Joe's own freshly roasted coffee, a seasonal drink, and freshly baked pastries. Open Mon.-Thurs. 7-8, Fri. 7-9, Sat. 7:30-9, Sun. 7:30-8.

Art at Turn It Up!
Turn It Up!

18. Turn It Up!
85 Main St., (802) 251-6015,
The record shop features a collection of vintage music and movie posters, several rare and collectible. Artists include the Beatles and solo projects, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, the Clash, Prince, Gene Wilder, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood. Turn It Up! sells new and classic music on vinyl and CD at bargain prices every day. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10-8, Fri.-Sat. 10-9, Sun. 11-6.

19. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071,
Kelly Fletcher has been photographing Strolling of the Heifer events since 2012. For this month's exhibit, she has dipped into the archive to share a selection of images taken over the last five years from the street fair, parade, expo, and Tour de Heifer. Amy's offers European-style breads; soups, sandwiches, salads; specialty cakes, cookies, and other treats; open Mon.-Sat. 8-6, till 8 on Gallery Walk evenings, and Sun. 9-5.

Work at Vermont Artisan Designs
Vermont Artisan Designs

20. Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044,
In July, Alistair McCallum presents a photographic tour of the Northern Isles, and Deborah Lazar offers new oil paintings of Vermont. Artists' reception from 5:30 to 7 pm. A portion of sales from featured artists' work will go to Kurn Hattin Homes. The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents a Movement 2017 exhibit by legislator/art teacher Mollie S. Burke, who founded Art in the Neighborhood, providing free art classes to children in low-income communities. Burke's training as a dancer and figure skater is evident in the circular patterns and flowing movement of her richly colored oil paintings— Also featured this month is new work from Hickory Ridge Pottery, new prints and jewelry by Daryl Storrs, and new wares from Orchard Street Pottery. More than 300 American artists and craftspeople are represented.

21. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871,
Paintings by Christy Bonneau are featured in July and August. Her medium- to large-scale abstracts explore issues of human emotion and connectedness through the use of color and rhythm. These oil paintings often incorporate printmaking techniques, etchings, transfers, threads, and collage. Her work is currently showing in a Boston gallery; has been featured at the Southern Vermont Art Center in Manchester; and is in private collections throughout the U.S. The café serves Rainforest Alliance coffee and humanely raised meats, poultry, and dairy with no antibiotics or added hormones; open daily 6 to 6, until 9 for Gallery Walk.

Work at WOW Frozen Yogurt
"SVDF's Inaugural Year"
WOW Frozen Yogurt

22. WOW Frozen Yogurt
122 Main St., (802) 579-1255,
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "Images of SVDF's Inaugural Year," a collection of photographs by Kiqe Bosch highlighting the festival's opening year. A completely black-and-white exhibit, Bosch's thirteen images from 2013 celebrate the variety of movement presented in SVDF's first season. Bosch captured the joy of movement and the intimacy of the mover— Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 12-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9.

23. Gallery in the Woods
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777,
Summer gallery shows through August 31 feature prints by William Hays and work by the Nicheibei Potters.... Recent Linocuts by William Hays include prize-winning multilayered images capturing the unique and magical landscape, architecture, and sense of place of Southern Vermont. Hays' work has recently been chosen for national and international juried shows in Alaska, Kansas, Texas, Massachusetts, and New Mexico.... Mikio Matsumoto and Cheryl Constantini began creating elegant, traditional high-fire Japanese folk art pottery as a team in 1985—classic tenmoku, ash, copper, and chabuten glazes meet contemporary design. Literally translated, Nicheibei means "Japan and America."... Opening reception 5:30-8:30 on July 7; music by the Moondogs. Open daily 11-5:30.

Work showing in Gallery at The Garden
Fourth Corner Fdn
Gallery at The Garden

24. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982,
The Gallery at the Garden presents "Faces of Love" from Rich Ray and paintings from The Fourth Corner Foundation. Ray's creative mixed-media images are a result of his unique layering technique using photography, abstract paintings, and ink work. The Fourth Corner Foundation has a selection of paintings collected by the foundation including artists Erica Lawlor Schmidt and Robert Shannon from their gallery/museum/library in Windham, Vt. Meet and greet artists during Gallery Walk on July 7: Rich Ray, Robert Shannon, Steven Fellows, Matt Brader. The River Garden is open Mon.-Sat. 9-5 and during special-event rentals.

25. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015,
One of the Movement 2017 exhibits sponsored by the Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16)——July features a continuing updated show of Penelope's etchings, lithographs, and photographs produced during a postgraduate year at London's Central School of Art in the early 1980s. "The Dance Center" and "Her Reflection" were previously exhibited as part of the Royal Academy of Arts summer exhibition in London.... Also on display: Penelope's Fine Contemporary Glass, complementing new ceramic vessels by an artisan from Thailand, crafted in organic forms in subtle earthtones. Discover also fine jewelry, an exceptional collection of British cards, clothing, accessories, and furnishings for the home and garden, and of course British grocery items. Open 11-6 or later and till 8:30 for Gallery Walk

Work at Mitchell·Giddings Fine Arts
Mitchell · Giddings

26. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., (802) 251-8290,
Continuing through July 30, Eric Boyer's "Garden of Delights" features figurative and abstract geometric wire mesh sculptures. "While the figurative works share my fascination with the human form, and the human history of image-making in and around that form, the abstract pieces are almost purely about the material itself as expression." Open 11-5 Wed.-Mon.... Visit the MGFA Annex in the Brooks House Atrium, 132 Main Street, for selected work by emerging and prominent artists.

27. Take a Moment for Peace
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., in the Church Parlor, (802) 257-4588 Dee and Bob Keller
5:30-6 pm · All are welcome during the Moment for Peace on July 7. This month Diana Moore will share selected readings from her most recent book, Blessings for A Changing World, a timely blend of inspiration, affirmation, and prayer that is a balm for those who feel challenged by stress, worry, and fear of the future. Diana is an interfaith minister and author. She currently works with a hospice organization and lives in northeastern Vermont.

28. Brattleboro Savings & Loan
221 Main St., (802) 254-5333,
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival (July 13-16) presents the Movement 2017 exhibit "A Community of Movement"—six photographs by Diane Sharp and Annie Macy show the streets of downtown Brattleboro coming alive with dancers taking flight. As the Fest prepares to present its 5th season, come enjoy images of movement and joy in our midst—

Artwork at Brooks Library
Brooks Library

29. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290,
MAIN FLOOR—MEZZANINE WALLS:Terry Sylvester's mural of downtown Brattleboro; CENTER, CEILING: Cloud and raindrops mobile, Academy School's second-grade class. MEZZANINE—DISPLAY CASES: Vases and other objects from the library's Henrietta Loud Collection of 19th-century artwork. SECOND FLOOR—ENTRYWAY CASE: Kids' LEGO creations made at LEGO-palooza; CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS CASES: "Ralph Flies the Coop," illustrated by Ellen Tumavicus, written by Jaimie Scanlon, and published by Green Writers Press, all of Brattleboro. Selections from the Fine Arts Collection are permanently displayed throughout the building; take a self-guided walking tour during library hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-9; Thurs.-Fri. 10-6; & Sat. 10-5.

30. Japanese Summer Festivals at Pliny Park
Jct. High & Main Sts.,
5:30-7:30 pm during Gallery Walk on July 7: Asian Cultural Center of Vermont (ACCVT) presents its Tanabata-Obon Festival, an annual Brattleboro event celebrating two Japanese traditions in a single evening. Obon celebrates remembrance of loved ones and departed ancestors. The Tanabata star festival—when two of the brightest stars, Vega and Altair, meet in the sky—is for individuals and communities to make wishes for the future. The public is invited to walk a lantern-lit path to the Table of Remembrance, and also to participate in Origami Crane-making. Music, crafts, and refreshments; donations welcome. Everyone and all ages welcome!

Artwork at Hermit Thrush Brewery
Hermit Thrush Brewery

31. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337), & Facebook
The gallery features a beer road trip through the Belgian countryside. Documentary-style photos capture the beauty of beer, Belgium in the spring, and the fun-loving Hermit Thrush team as they travel across the country that originally inspired their tasty beers. The photographer is Brattleboro filmmaker Angela Snow, who makes her own documentaries and works freelance in Reality TV. She tagged along to Belgium to photograph the adventure, as why would anyone pass up travel and beer? Pints of beer for Hermit Thrush Pint Night are available from 5 pm during Gallery Walk on July 7. Brewery Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 3-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9, Sun. 12-6.


Work at I-91 Welcome Center
Gallery North Star
I-91 Welcome Center

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
The Silo Gallery hosts a variety of work by artists represented by Gallery North Star in Grafton. Information and showcase exhibits by individuals, retail shops, and galleries, offering Vermont-made products and artwork, are resources for visitors and residents alike. Open 7 am to 11 pm daily.