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Marc Awodey

Marc Awodey

Painter, poet, writer, musician, guerilla publisher and numismatist Marc Awodey, 1960-2012, was the Seven Days arts critic for more than a decade before his death at age 51. We all miss him.
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    • Ground Crew
    • Ground Crew

      Art Review: Wendy James, Lynn Rupe and Carolyn Hack, Burlington International Airport
      Whether coming or going, Vermonters will be among the 23 million passengers nationwide who are flying for the holidays. Those who pass through Burlington…
    • Net Gain
    • Net Gain

      Art Review: Barbara Wagner, Green Mountain Fine Art Gallery
      Painter Barbara Wagner gives the old aphorism “nothing ventured, nothing gained” a more positive spin in the title of her solo exhibition at Stowe’s…
    • Branching Out
    • Branching Out

      Art Review: “Trees,” Bryan Memorial Gallery
      A new forest has sprouted in Jeffersonville, and it offers more color than the usual foliage season. Simply titled “Trees,” the juried members’ exhibition…
    • Beast Wishes
    • Beast Wishes

      Art Review: Delia Robinson, Flynndog
      Creatures fly, squawk, slither and swim in Burlington’s Flynndog gallery this month — that is, in illustrations by Montpelier artist Delia Robinson. The drawings…
    • Life Work
    • Life Work

      Art Review: Catherine “Catchi” Childs, River Arts
      Nonagenarian Catherine “Catchi” Childs isn’t an elderly folk artist à la Grandma Moses. She’s an accomplished figurative painter with a sophisticated aesthetic, complex palette…
    • Figuratively Speaking
    • Figuratively Speaking

      Art review: “The Body Human: Off the Wall and On,” T.W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center
      No visual-art subject has a richer history than the human form, and we seem endlessly fascinated by our outward appearance. Even a hundred years…
    • Never-Ending Story
    • Never-Ending Story

      Art Review: Beth Pearson, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery
      Like paintings by Paul Klee and William Baziotes, the biomorphic abstractions of Burlington artist Beth Pearson are rooted in the natural world while fluently…
    • Out and About
    • Out and About

      Art Review: South End Art Hop Outdoor Sculpture, Burlington
      Burlington’s South End Art Hop is celebrating its 19th year in 2011, but the outdoor-sculpture component didn’t appear until 2003. Its stated purpose is…
    • Looking Good
    • Looking Good

      Art Review: “Women’s Work: The Visual Art of Vermont’s Women” at T.W. Wood Gallery
      It wasn’t until the 1970s that women’s artwork began to receive the meaningful attention of curators and critics. There’s more equity in the 21st-century…
    • Water Ways
    • Water Ways

      Art Review: “Masters of Vermont: The Watercolorists,” Bryan Memorial Gallery
      Watercolor is often referred to as an unforgiving medium. In the hands of a novice it readily dissolves into a blurry disaster, but even…
    • Body Impolitic
    • Body Impolitic

      Art Review: Alice Murdoch at Amy E. Tarrant Gallery
      Murdoch’s solo exhibition of primarily new work delves into harsh subjects with hues that seem almost cheerful — an effective juxtaposition. Charlotte painter Alice…
    • Drive Time
    • Drive Time

      Art Review: “Lost in Traffic” at Studio Place Arts
      Billed as a “group show exploring moments of navigational confusion, uncertainty and chaos,” the exhibition “Lost in Traffic” at Studio Place Arts in Barre…
    • Picturing the Past
    • Picturing the Past

      Art Review: Richard W. Brown at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery
      Tasha Tudor (1915-2008) was an odd figure. The eminently popular children’s book author and illustrator resided in southern Vermont with a menagerie of corgi…
    • Alive and Well
    • Alive and Well

      Art Review: Art’s Alive Juried Show, Union Station
      Art’s Alive is the Energizer bunny of Vermont’s fine-arts festivals. It’s been going and going every spring for 25 years, placing artwork in downtown…
    • Master of Illusion
    • Master of Illusion

      Art Review: Bill Ramage, Gallery in-the-Field
      In his new book, Seeing, Bill Ramage writes that the second-century Greek skeptic Sextus Empiricus “argued that we can’t know anything, and to pursue…
    • Chinese Spring
    • Chinese Spring

      Art Review: “Red Flag, Contemporary Chinese Art in Montréal Collection” and “The Warrior Emperor & China’s Terracotta Army,” Montréal Museum of Fine Arts
      Two compelling exhibitions currently on view at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts bookend 2200 years of Chinese culture. “The Warrior Emperor & China’s…
    • Picturing Peace
    • Picturing Peace

      Art Review: “Refuge” at Studio Place Arts
      The old Beach Boys tune “In My Room” would be a good theme song for “Refuge” at Studio Place Arts in Barre. The lyric…
    • Page Turners
    • Page Turners

      Art Review: "Beyond the Text," Bailey/Howe Library, UVM
      With the advent of the Kindle and other e-readers and digital devices, books are undergoing a profound change. But a quieter, parallel and low-tech…
    • Nature Lovers
    • Nature Lovers

      Art Review: Susan Wahlrab and Mariella Bisson, West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
      As heavy winter snows recede, springtime creeks run full, trees begin to bud and the colors of summer seem almost within reach. At West…
    • Mixed Messages
    • Mixed Messages

      Art Review: John David O'Shaughnessy, Speaking Volumes
      Speaking Volumes on Pine Street in Burlington exudes creativity. Proprietor Norbert Ender has founded an inviting space chock-full of books, antiques, vinyl records and…
    • Artistic Awakening
    • Artistic Awakening

      Art Review: “Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond,” at Hood Museum of Art
      The crosscurrents of history have swept across Tibet for more than a thousand years, and in the modern world, the land continues to be…
    • Hue for Two
    • Hue for Two

      Art Review: Val Rossman and Janis Pozzi-Johnson, West Branch Gallery
      Two nonobjective abstractionists share the current exhibition aptly titled “Extravagant Color” at Stowe’s West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park. Philadelphia artist Val Rossman creates…
    • Stepping Right Up
    • Stepping Right Up

      Art Review: "Under the Big Top," "George Rouault: Cirque de L'Etoile Filante" and "Masked Spectacle"
      A trio of concurrent exhibits at the Fleming Museum illustrates how visual artists have responded to classic three-ring performers. “Under the Big Top: The…
    • Balancing Acts
    • Balancing Acts

      Art Review: Alisa Dworsky, "Drawing Strength"
      Alisa Dworsky has organized deceptively humble rope and bamboo into a few basic geometric shapes in her exhibition “Drawing Strength,” which opened last week…
    • Play It Again
    • Play It Again

      Art Review: “Make Art, Repeat” at VCAM Studio
      Repetition creates rhythm, and rhythm is an essential component not only of music but of visual art. That’s because rhythm dominates all aspects of…

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