Frog Hollow Vermont State Craft Center | Downtown Burlington | May 2011

Montshire Museum Bench at Frog Hollow

May 3-31: Montshire Museum-Five Artisan Benches The Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich and Frog Hollow Vermont State Craft Center in Burlington are collaborating in the creation of five benches by Vermont artists for Montshire Museum’s Woodland Garden. The goal is to both expand public awareness of and appreciation for the work of Vermont artisans, and

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215 College Gallery | Downtown Burlington | May 2011

Kate Donnelly at 215 College

Through May 22: “The Yardage Project: material in the making” Artist Kate Donnelly uses materials she calls the “renewable resources” of her house such as newspaper, cereal boxes, and plastic bags to make yardage through weaving, sewing, and other methods. Although yardage denotes a finite distance or length measured, Donnelly resists formulating an object, meaning, or end from the

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Vermont Glass Designs | South End | May 2011

Ruth Murphy Shooting Star at Vermont Glass Designs

Lead-free is what this studio is about!  100% lead-free stained glass and hand crafted glass beveling.  Ruth Murphy custom designs and crafts all of her work.  Cabinet inserts are a specialty, as well as repairing stained or beveled art glass. Drop-ins are welcome when the studio is open and by appointment. Closed for May’s First Friday Art Walk. Vermont Glass

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Davis Studio Gallery | South End | May 2011

Pet Portrait at Davis Studio Gallery

May: “Pet Portraits by Children” to benefit the Humane Society Davis Studio partners annually with the Humane Society of Chittenden County to raise money for local animals in need.  Students, ages 6–12, painted two paintings of their favorite animals.  One painting they keep and the other they donate to the online auction that will happen this

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Art’s Alive Gallery at Union Station | Waterfront | May 2011

Taylor Reynolds at Art's Alive

May 4-25: Chittenden County High School Seniors’ Art Exhibit Closing Reception: Wednesday, May 25, 5PM. The Art’s Alive Gallery at Main Street Landing’s Union Station features artwork by Vermont residents. Art’s Alive is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of Vermont visual artists. Art’s Alive Gallery at Main Street Landing’ s Union Station One Main Street (802)

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Speaking Volumes | South End | May 2011

Estefania Puerta untitled 2 at Speaking Volumes

May 1-30: “All Things Must Pass” – Group Show by Estefania Puerta, Ben Aleshire, Louise Contino, and Francis Cannon “All Things Must Pass” is an exhibit of work that ranges in artistic media including photography, poetry, prints, and paintings. The show explores various methods used for an aesthetic experience not only with images but also with words. Estefania

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Main Street Landing Wing Gallery | Waterfront | May 2011

(michael smith) Lawn Chair (24x30, acrylic on canvas)

Through May 31: “Rural Pop Art and Other Behavioral Oddities” by (michael smith) In the 1960s they gave us Pop Art. The everyday junk that inhabits the lives of consumers all over became appropriate subject material for “real” artists. The popular culture of the urbanized world mattered. Those of us who live on the dirt roads

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Opportunities Credit Union | Old North End | May 2011

Michael Lew-Smith Lascaux (18"x24", archival ink-jet print on paper, 2010) at Opportunities Credit Union

For Michael Lew-Smith, art is very simple: Art is about Beauty. Although Michael’s photographs are abstract, they are taken out of a concrete context, namely, the weathered paint that one finds on old, abandoned, misused and forgotten cars, trucks and tractors. In the process of taking these photographs, Michael became fascinated by the intricate designs and

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Metropolitan Gallery | Downtown Burlington | May 2011

Lisa Lillibridge at Metropolitan Gallery

May 4–June 30: Lisa Lillibridge – mixed media on wood About Lisa Lillibridge: I moved to Burlington from South Dakota on New Year’s Day 1990 and started making art.  My work has been shown in many Burlington venues, but took a signifigant turn after creating a new show in 24 hours or my friends at Mirabelles in November

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Artist Reception: Aaron Stein

Aaron Stein Steel VT at Revival Studio: Garage Gallery

Friday, May 6, 5-8PM | Revival Studio: Garage Gallery

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Open Studio: Jackie Mangione

Jackie Mangione Untitled

Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29, 10AM-5PM | Jackie Mangione Studio

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Grand Opening Reception: Jackie Mangione

Jackie Mangione Untitled

Friday, May 6, 5-8PM | Jackie Mangione Studio

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