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    Kathleen Kesson

    Kathleen Kesson

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    Tue., Jan. 22, 12-1 p.m.

    "Channeling John Dewey: What Would Vermont’s Philosopher Have to Say About Personalized Learning?," delivered by the local author, is the first installment of a new speaker series for state employees and members of the public. at Pavilion Building in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Hayley Jane

    Hayley Jane

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    Tue., Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.

    (singer-songwriter) at Moogs Place in Morrisville. Stowe/Smuggs (map). free.

    Amy Guglielmo

    Amy Guglielmo

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    Through Jan. 25

    Paintings by the featured artist and author, a high school art teacher in the Adirondacks influenced by folklore and her adopted home in Costa Rica. at The Gallery Cooperative in Plattsburgh. Outside Vermont (map).

    James Secor

    James Secor

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    Through Jan. 26

    In his newest exhibition, “As Not Seen” at the Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier, James Secor explores a phenomenon in the built landscape that most of us probably give scant attention: storage units. Working in acrylics, the Vermont artist presents paintings about objects that “fall away as noise,” as he puts it. Secor admires the geometry and repetition in rows of storage units, which speak to excess and possibly hoarding. He even allows evanescent shadows their own planes of brilliant color, as much a part of the scene as the pitched-roof units. Perhaps only in paintings — that is, in an artist’s eye — do these caches of consumerism convey “a formal, minimalist beauty,” as Secor would have it. Pictured: “Units M-Q (Mickey D’s).” at Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Martha Hull

    Martha Hull

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    Through Jan. 26

    “Cute + Deadly” is a perfect characterization for Hull’s work. Without committing fully to either, she invents a union of macabre and adorable. In her imagination, a kitty is dressed as the Grim Reaper, a red bunny looks like a punkish devil with a tiny pitchfork, and a hunk of cheese reclines in a bordello with a come-hither look. Other works are just plain funny. In one new image posted on Hull’s website, she shows us how Santa gets into your house if you don’t have a chimney. The Burlington artist also notes, “I love petting zoos, rainbows, spiders, cheese and contemplating the end of the world.” That explains a lot. at The Daily Planet in Burlington (map).

    Varujan Boghosian

    Varujan Boghosian

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    Through Jan. 26

    BigTown Gallery in Rochester has previously shown the work of master collagist artist Varujan Boghosian; the current exhibit, titled simply “Late Work,” is his fourth solo show at the venue. The richly colored constructions and collages are visual delights, incorporating references to mythology, literature and, if you look closely, a whiff of political protest. The 92-year-old Hanover-based artist marries wit and whimsy with stunningly precise technique. An accompanying exhibition by Erick Hufschmid features 18 photographs taken in Boghosian’s studio in 2010, along with an essay by poet Charles Simic. Pictured: “Bonaparte’s March” by Boghosian. at BigTown Gallery in Rochester. Randolph/Royalton (map).

    2018 Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit

    2018 Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit

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    Through Jan. 29

    A traveling exhibit featuring professional, amateur and youth wildlife photography. at The Gallery at Main Street Landing in Burlington (map).

    Lynda Reeves McIntyre

    Lynda Reeves McIntyre

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    Through Jan. 30

    "Abundance," new paintings and fibers celebrating the visual joy, gesture and "voice" of Mother Nature's bounty. at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map).

    'Illuminate: The Winter Group Show'

    'Illuminate: The Winter Group Show'

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    Through Jan. 31

    The 18-person exhibition highlights Montpelier artist Sam Colt's mixed-media grassello works. at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map).

    Steve Sharon

    Steve Sharon

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    Through Jan. 31

    Abstract paintings by the Burlington artist. at City Market, Onion River Co-op (Downtown Burlington) in Burlington (map).

    Tim Brookes: Endangered Alphabets

    Tim Brookes: Endangered Alphabets

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    Through Feb. 1

    Vermont curly maple woodworks hand-carved with ancient texts at risk of extinction, by the Burlington artist and writer. at Vermont Statehouse Cafeteria in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Emily Mason

    Emily Mason

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    Through Feb. 10

    In her solo exhibit “To Another Place,” the 86-year-old abstract painter shows a whopping 50 paintings. Many of them have not appeared in public before. Mason lives and gardens in Brattleboro during the summer and spends the rest of the year in her native New York City. She grew up under the influence of her mother, Alice Trumbull Mason, who cofounded the American Abstract Artists group. And so Mason was literally born into what would become her métier: vibrant, luminous, lyrical abstractions on canvas. She studied at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice. While in Italy, Mason married fellow painter Wolf Kahn; in 1968, the couple purchased a farm in Brattleboro. Their part-time presence has long enhanced Vermont’s art community. “To Another Place,” on view through February 10, includes works from Mason’s Italian period and the six decades that followed. at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in Brattleboro. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map).

    'Something Dear'

    'Something Dear'

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    Through Feb. 15

    Photography by Nancy Banks, Christie Carter, Kay Jostrand, Rosalind Daniels, Peggy Smith, Shapleigh Smith and Marcie Scudder. at T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Jack Rowell

    Jack Rowell

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    Through April 1

    "Cultural Documentarian," portraits of Vermont people and other wildlife by the Braintree photographer. at Main Street Museum in White River Junction. Upper Valley (map). Free; concert $20.

    Artists to Watch 2019

    Artists to Watch 2019

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    Through Feb. 28

    An exhibition of selected artists in conjunction with Vermont Art Guide, including Sarah Amos, Clark Derbes, Hasso Ewing, Andrew Frost, Sally Gil, Sean Hunter Williams, Elizabeth Nagle, Andrew Orr, Rhonda Ratray and Jackson Tupper. at Spotlight Gallery in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).
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