Stratton Magazine Fall 2017 - Page 35

DAVID B. SMITH VISUAL ARTS Al Hirschfeld Special Gallery Event Grandma Moses: American Modern Through October Manchester The Al Hirschfeld Foundation and Art Manchester present a pop-up gallery of the iconic artist’s work. Stop in and enjoy drawings and caricatures of your favorite stage and screen characters. Hirschfeld is famous for lionizing the personalities of theatre and television who considered it a privilege to be “Hirschfelded”! 4802 Main Street, Manchester. www.artmanchestervermont.com Through Nov. 5 Bennington Museum, Bennington This exhibition has a subversive goal, for it will upset your expectations and get you to look at this beloved American artist with fresh eyes. 802-447-1571 or www.benningtonmuseum.org Art Workshops Sep.–Dec. Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester Southern Vermont Arts Center hosts art workshops and world-class diverse exhibitions throughout the year. A sample of workshops running from September through December include Vermont in Living Color, Autumn Trees with Dramatic Skies, and Snowscapes in Pastel. 802-362-1405 or www.svac.org Vermont Fall Sep. 30 Helmholz Fine Art, Manchester New Works of Vermont’s Fall Foliage and Fall Impressions & Expressions & 21st Century Mixed Media. Group exhibition featuring Elizabeth Torak, Thomas Torak, Douglas Flackman, Louis Guarnaccia, Pat Musick, Jim Westphalen, and Stephen Schaub. Fall harvest appetizers and artist reception. 5–7pm. 802-855-1678 or www.helmholzfineart.com 1863 Jane Stickle Quilt Through Oct. 9 Bennington Museum, Bennington The quilt that inspires quilters all over the world will be on its yearly display at the Bennington Museum. 802-447-1571 or www.benningtonmuseum.org In Season Sep. 23–Nov. 4 Gallery North Star, Grafton Susan Abbott’s solo show combines realistic depictions of rural New England with a whimsical use of color, evoking a feeling of place and purpose familiar to anyone who has traveled through this area. 802-843-2465 or www.gnsgrafton.com John and Gigi at Home Exhibition Oct. 7–8  3 Pears Gallery on The Dorset Green, Dorset Three Pears Gallery will be showcasing John and Gigi Begin. Gigi is celebrated for her depiction of farm animals and botanicals that are painted on reclaimed wood, which offer a stylized version of the country-living lifestyle with optimism and a subtle sense of humor. Husband John’s rustic, industrial furniture is made from trees and barns both standing and fallen. Reclaiming and reusing these wonderful materials exemplifies the beauty of the surrounding landscape while preserving and honoring their integrity. His furniture has been featured in numerous publications including  The New York Times. 11am–5pm.  802-867-7081 David B. Smith, Extruded Daydream, 2016. Installation at Marble House Spring / Break Art Show F A LL 2 0 1 7 33