Remembering Cornelia: Photographs by Cornelia M. Rahmelow (1943-2012)
July 20 - August 24, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, July 20, 5:00-7:00pm
Gallery and Art Center’s Nineteenth Annual Juried Summer Exhibition
June 29 – August 3, 2012
Juror: Janie Cohen, Director,
Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont, Burlington
The Juror's Recognition Awards
were given to Duncan Johnson of Hartford,
VT for his work in reclaimed wood and mixed-media, “Nightshade”; to Phil Lonergan
of Campton, NH for his steel sculpture, “Kitchen
Triptych”; and to Laurie Sverdlove
of Randolph, VT for her oil painting, “Quick
Now, Here Now, Always.” The three award winners received cash prizes made
possible by Ledyard National Bank’s sponsorship of this exhibition.
Cohen also gave Honorable
Mention awards to three artists “working figuratively in vastly different
ways.” These awards were given to Harry Bernard of Walpole, NH for his mixed-media
painting, “Was Here 12.2”; to Lisa Rae Spahl of Henniker, NH for her
stitching on fabric, “Stumped in
Thought”; and to Seano Whitecloud of Fairlee, VT for his
video, “The Shape of Being: Universal
This year’s inaugural recipient
of the Annual Cornelia M. Rahmelow Photography Prize was M.L. Gitchel of Piermont, NH for her black and white
photograph, “The Captain and Marion.”
Click here to read Janie Cohen's juror's statement.
Sponsored by Ledyard National Bank
13–February 10, 2012
Reception: January 13, 5:00-7:00pm
Free and open to the public.
Please join us!
Vision Quest IV—Recent Works by Ted Chafee, Steve Chase, and
The Hale Street Gang: Portraits in Writing
The Hale Street Gang refers to twelve senior
citizens who gather once a week to read aloud from their memoirs-in-progress.
Curated by Sara Tucker, the exhibition includes photographs by Jack Rowell,
audio recordings courtesy of the Vermont Folklife Center, and text panels from
the "Gang's" memoirs.
D'Ann Calhoun Fago—A
October 14 - November 11, 2011
Opening Reception, Friday, October 14, 5-7pm
Here, Now - Work by Regional Native American Artists
Gina Adams, Nate Deveau, Judy Dow, Betsey Garand, Brenda Garand, Margaret Jacobs, Jesse Larocque, George Longfish, Brian Miller, Anna Tsouhlarakis
This exhibition, which will include traditional black ash basket making, oil paintings, prints, sculpture and installation, is AVA's contribution to Lebanon's Upper Valley 250th Anniversary Celebration.
Saturday, October 15:
Family Basket Weaving Workshop with Judy Dow (children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver), 12-3pm
Gallery Talk by George Longfish, 4pm
Thursday, October 27:
Gallery Talk by Brian Miller, 4pm
Saturday, November 5:
Demonstration of recycled mosaic and inlay sculptures by Nate Deveau, 2-4pm
Thursday, November 10:
Video Screening of Let's Dance!, Crossing and Intervals of Pretense by Anna Tsouhlarakis, 6pm
All the programs are free and open to the public.
AVA's April Exhibitions
April 13 – May 11, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, April 13, 5-7pm
Dave Laro – Man Vs. Mouse
Gallery Talk: Thursday, April 26, 5:30pm
Rebecca Lawrence Gallery and Clifford B. West Gallery
Julie Püttgen – Under the Shadowless Tree
Gallery Talk: Thursday, May 3, 5:30pm
E.N. Wennberg Gallery
Richard Allen – Small Works: Recent Mixed-Media Collages
Gallery Talk: Sunday, April 29, 3pm
Best of the
Upper Valley High School Exhibition
February 17 – March 9,
and Award Ceremony:
17, 5 - 7pm
The Best of the Upper Valley
High School Exhibition is an exciting opportunity to view,
collectively, the best artworks created by Upper Valley teens.
The 2012 Best of the Upper Valley
High School Invitational Exhibition is made possible by the generous
contributions of the following local businesses, business people, and
organizations that support the arts in our community: Advance Transit; Citizens Bank; Defiance Electric & Crossover, Inc.; The Doris
Mollica Fund of the Lebanon Rotary Club; Goss Logan Insurance Agency; Jennifer Snyder, Coldwell Banker-Redpath
& Co.; Mascoma Savings Bank; Schuster, Buttrey, & Wing, P.A.; andTrumbull-Nelson Construction Company.
AVA's Annual Holiday Sale and Exhibition
November 25 - December 30, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, November 25, 5-7pm
Extended Holiday Hours:
Sundays, December 11 and 18, 12noon-4pm
Mondays, December 12 and 19, 11am-5pm
Saturday, December 24, 11am-3pm
This year's exhibition features a fascinating selection of
drawings, paintings, prints, jewelry, sculptures, textiles, cards and crafts,
created by 150 artists from 65 communities in Vermont and New
If you are looking to surprise your friends and family with a
creative gift, while also supporting a local artist—here's your chance. Items
may be taken as soon as they are purchased, and the exhibition will be
replenished throughout the month.
August 5 - September 2, 2011 Exhibitions
Still Life: Variations on a Theme
Stacey Cushner, Jeffrey Ellse, Cynthia Hauk, and Rachel Woodburn
Artists' Talk - Friday, August 5, 4pm
Rebecca Lawrence Gallery Entry and Clifford B. West Gallery
Michael Cappabianca - photographs
Artist's Talk - Tuesday, August 16, 4pm
E.N. Wennberg Gallery
A Murder of Crows
Liz Ross - oil on paper/canvas
David Westby - photographs
Download PDF's of the Still Life Press Release here!
Download PDF's of the Cappabianca Press Release here!
Download PDF's of the Ross and Westby Press Release here!