Liz Nelson – ísland í Maí: Iceland in May

ĺsland í Maí: Iceland in May October 26 – December 29, 2017 Opening Reception Thursday, October 26, 5-7pm   Artist Statement: After a short visit to Iceland in 2012, I experienced an irresistible magnetic pull, a need to be there again for a longer time to paint what I saw and felt of the landscape…

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Cindy Griffith – Magic in the Landscape

“Woodland Shadow Play” by Cindy Griffith Magic in the Landscape October 26 – December 29, 2017 Opening Reception Thursday, October 26, 5-7pm   Artist Statement: As an artist of nature and using magical-realism in my representational art, I enjoy amplifying colors and textures to inform my artistic expression. My inspiration is found playing with light…

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River Works Call to Artists

2017 3rd Annual Invitational Call to Artists “River Works 3”
The exhibition theme, River Works, derives it’s name from the Lamoille River which flows through Morrisville, however it is not exclusively about rivers and lakes. The theme has as much to do about water’s visual effects and its power to inspire. Artists’ works will be considered which relate to water in all its forms as a natural force and influence in our world.

 

Dohrn Zachai Memorial Exhibit

The Gallery at River Arts will open a special two-week exhibition of (the late) Dohrn Zachai’s private collection of paintings, drawings, sketchbooks and writing from her studio in Johnson.   From her roots in Jersey City, New Jersey in the 1930’s to her studio and home in Johnson, Vermont, Dohrn’s artistic talents spanned far and wide to include…

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The Gallery at River Arts – River Works

  Featuring works by:   Arista Alanis • Kevin Fahey • Janet Fredericks John Miller • John Sargent • Rett Sturman Kathryn Lipke Vigesaa   ​​     The Gallery at River Arts celebrates a powerful collection of images, colors, textures and constructions directly inspired by Vermont rivers and water meditations in the group show –…

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Call to Artists – Public Sculpture Commission

Request for Qualifications Public Art Competition: Sculptural Trees The Town of Morristown and River Arts invite all professional artists living in Vermont to apply for a public art commission. Artists are asked to submit qualifications to design permanent sculptures for downtown Morrisville. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, May 1, 2015 A partnership between the Town of Morristown,…

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The Gallery at River Arts – Sarah-Lee Terrat

  Inside the Nitty Gritty  – Commercial Art and the Creative Process Mixed-Media Creations by Sarah-Lee Terrat   The Gallery at River Arts unveils Inside the Nitty Gritty – Commercial Art and the Creative Process, a mixed-media exhibition by Sarah-Lee Terrat,​  March 5th – April 29, 2015 at the River Arts Center in Morrisville. There will be a reception…

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The Common Space Gallery – Sandra Shenk

A Celebration of Color, Light and Form in the Southwest Photography by Sandra Shenk   River Arts opens A Celebration of Color, Light and Form in the Southwest, a photography exhibit by Sandra Shenk, March 5th through April 29th in the Common Space Gallery at the River Arts Center in Morrisville. There will be an opening reception…

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The Common Space Gallery – Students of the Families Learning Together Program

      “Through Our Lens” Street Photography by Students of the Families Learning Together Program   Artists: Katie Bolio • Crystal Crosby • Montana Dearborn • Kayla Kizer • Shania Luce • Alyssa Mason   River Arts presents “Through Our Lens“, a photography exhibit created by teens and young adults participating in the The Big Picture…

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The Gallery at River Arts – Maria Anghelache

  Tropical Abstract/Abstractions Paintings by Maria Anghelache   Tropical Abstract/Abstractions, a collection of abstract paintings by Maria Anghelache, arose in response to the long winters in ​Vermont.  Enveloping the viewer in an explosion of vibrant color, Anghelache uses acrylic and pigment markers to create “conversations” in which “natural elements emerge like multiple ideas going in multiple directions”.  Influenced by artist…

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The Gallery at River Arts Presents – Lauren Stagnitti

In a Moment Photographs by Lauren Stagnitti   In a Moment features recent infrared photography, printed primarily on aluminum, by Lauren Stagnitti. The landscape, featured prominently in the exhibit, represents a collection of “moments” from her time spent driving through Vermont with her camera.   Around for more than one hundred years, infrared photography currently offers digital…

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The Common Space Gallery Presents – Sarah LeVeille

  Whimsy, an exuberant collection of acrylic paintings, brings the farmyard to life through LeVeille’s use of bright colors and loose style. LeVeille studied at the Portland School of Art (now Maine College of art), and received her BFA from Johnson State College.  Currently, she works as a personal chef and paints in her studio during the…

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The Gallery at River Arts Presents – Jennifer Hubbard

Paintings by Jennifer Hubbard   Jennifer Hubbard’s portrait and landscape paintings combine familiar subject matter with a striking use of color.  Whether it is a bright blue reflection on snow or a vibrant red wall in a portrait, the effect is compelling.  The accomplished looseness of her brush strokes add an immediacy and informal quality to…

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The Copley Common Space Presents – Elder Art Exhibit

Opening Reception Thursday, September 4th, 5-7pm This group exhibit displays a wide variety of work from the Johnson, Sterling View, and Morrisville Elder Art Groups.     The exhibit is complimented by additional pieces on display at the Morrisville Post Office at 16 Portland Street. The Johnson Art Group: Meets every Tuesday, 9-11am on the 2nd floor of the Johnson Municipal Building. The…

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The Gallery at River Arts Presents – Elvira Piedra

  To Earth, From Heaven Photographs by Elvira Piedra To Earth, From Heaven, entwines thirteen years of Piedra’s photographic work in three groups of images: the tree peony, studies of landscape and studies of water.  The tree peony, a plant native to Western China and Tibet which the photographer has been working on since 2001,…

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The Copley Common Space Gallery Presents – Eugenio Leon

Create, Innovate, Inspire, Aspire   Leon’s new and experimental creations link ideas, color, space, expression and form.  The exhibit includes up-cycles in wood, mixed media creations using acrylic and straw, garden sculpture made from recycled record albums, and more. Leon specializes in design, up-cycle art, restorations and productions.  Utilizing the tools/materials that are available to him,…

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The Copley Common Space Gallery Presents – A Kinder Arts Retrospective

Kinder Arts – End of Year Retrospective is a celebration of work​, including group murals, mobiles, paintings and sketchbook drawings, produced by young artists participating in the River Arts Kinder Arts Program during the 2013-2014 school year​. ​. The River Arts’ Kinder Arts Program is an outreach and drop-in arts education program which brings innovative exploratory arts to preschoolers…

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Gallery at River Arts Presents – Robert Hitzig

Robert Hitzig: Paintings and Paintings on Sculpture Opening Reception Thursday, May 1, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The new exhibit, Paintings and Paintings on Sculpture, features a sampling of work created over the last six years by artist Rob Hitzig.  The majority of work on display involves three dimensional wall art with painted surfaces, with a few strictly two-dimensional paintings included in the…

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The Copley Common Space Gallery Presents – The Peoples Academy Student Show

The exhibit features a wide range of work by high school students enrolled in Art 1-4 and Painting classes at Peoples Academy in Morrisville. Students will showcase their talent through drawing, painting, photography and mixed-media. The Copley Common Space Gallery is located on the main floor at the River Arts Center. Gallery hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Friday, 9:00a.m.- 4:00p.m, Thursdays – 9:00 –…

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