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Line Up - Vermont Sculpture

September 4, 2015 - August 1, 2017

Opening reception: Friday, September 4th 4:00-7:00p.m.

Local talent, and a sculpture garden at the heart of the Arts in Vermont.

On Friday, September 4th from 4:00 to 7:00p.m. Vermont Arts Council and Helen Day Art Center will open Line Up - Vermont Sculpture, an exhibition of five Vermont sculptors in the gardens at the Vermont Arts Council on State St. in Montpelier, VT.

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Now You See Me:
Best of the Northeast Masters of Fine Arts, 2015

June 19 - August 23, 2015
Opening reception and artist talks Friday, June 19 from 6 – 8 PM

The Helen Day Art Center (HDAC) is proud to announce the third biennial Best of the North East Masters of Fine Arts exhibition.

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Fractured: Works on Paper

September 11 - November 22, 2015

This group exhibition of works on paper looks at fractured space through the lens of structure, optics, and narrative and how those constructions or deconstructions create new meaning, new perceptions, and new truths. 

Opening Friday, September 11th at 6:00p.m.

 

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Richard Whitten

March 6 - April 12, 2015

Richard Whitten is an artist and professor from Rhode Island College who creates gorgeously imagined architectural spaces and invented objects, painted realistically in the style of the Renaissance. On display will be large and small exquisitely executed paintings and the accompanying study models he creates for the paintings.

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Student Art Show 2015

May 1st - May 31st, 2015 

Opening Reception Friday, May 1st, 3-6pm

Featuring works from Stowe Elementary, Stowe Middle School, Stowe High School, Lamoille North Middle School, and Lamoille North High School.

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Play

January 16 - April 12, 2015
Curator: Matt Neckers

This show features artists who embody aspects of play in their work. It also examines play as an action or as an inherent part of being human.

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W. David Powell & Peter Thomashow

January 16 - February 22, 2015
Reception: Jan. 16, 6:00-8:00pm
Artist talk: 6:30pm

W. David Powell and Peter Thomashow present a two-person exhibition of 2-D and 3-D assemblage and collage. The work pulls from themes of play, science, and history. 

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Unrest: Art, Activism & Revolution

September 19 - November 23, 2014
Curator Rachel Moore

Artists have been at the forefront of revolutions for centuries, producing work that has an immediate political impact, or is responding to civil unrest. This exhibition takes its inspiration from the Arab Spring...

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2014 polly

Polly Motley: In No Time: A Retrospective of Ideas

September 19 - October 19, 2014
Curator: Rachel Moore

For one month, the East Gallery will be occupied by performers within an installation of video projections, changing lighting and sound, in a working studio setting.

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Matthew Christopher - The Age of Consequences

October 24 - November 23, 2014
Curator Rachel Moore

Matthew Christopher's work not only serves as gorgeous visceral testimonials and historic markers, but it also questions the path of this country by reminding the viewers of decayed industries, churches, and mental health facilities. His photographs are visually and technically stunning.

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The Appearance of Clarity: Works in Black and White

June 20th - August 31, 2014 
Curator: Amy Rahn

This exhibition explores the subtle, double, and hidden meanings the apparent clarity of black and white might obscure. 

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Student Art Show 2014

May 2nd - June 1st, 2014 

Helen Day Art Center’s Student Art Show exhibits the extraordinary artistic talents of students in the greater Stowe area.

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2014 lilienthal

Andrea Lilienthal

March 14 - April 20, 2014

Andrea Lilienthal is a Brooklyn-based mixed media sculptor. Her use of materials derives from nature, then becomes transformed...

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Surveillance Society

January 24 - April 19, 2014

Privacy and safety, security and freedom, public and personal. Each of these dichotomies point to the gravity of the debate between public and private space.

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Claire Desjardins

January 24 - March 2, 2014

Claire Desjardins' colorful abstract paintings in this exhibition are both vibrant and energetic, contemplative and still. Rounded squares drip, overlap, and lead lines across the painting, creating new systems of organization.

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2013 MAS

2013 Members' Art Show and Festival of Lights

December 6 - January 5, 2013

The treasured show brings the community together to celebrate and share the joy of the season! Families are invited to shake off the snow and come inside to create holiday decorations, play dreidel games, decorate gingerbread houses with NECI students, and listen to the delightful sounds of the guitar with Javier Bustamante.

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2013 Dwyer Budington

I am always your context - Nancy Dwyer & Steve Budington

October 25 - November 24, 2013
Curator Rachel Moore

Conceptual artist Nancy Dwyer and painter Steve Budington collaborate on an installation made specifically for the East Gallery.

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Puente - An exhibition of Cuban artists

September 20 - November 24, 2013

An exhibition highlighting emerging and established artists from Cuba. HDAC will be partnering with several organizations to offer Cuban relatedprograms, including a guided art and architectural tour of Havana, Cuba.

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There

September 20 - October 20, 2013
Curator Rachel Moore

Juxtaposed with Puente – the international Cuban exhibition in Helen Day Art Center's Main and West Galleries – there fills the East Gallery with a local Cialis perspective of place. Adam DeVarney, Andrew Fish, Kelly Holt,Lindsay Florence, and Janet Fredericks – all of whom live in or have lived in Vermont – present work based on their respective locations.

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2013 best of NE

Best of the North East Masters of Fine Arts 2013

June 28 - September 8, 2013

The second biennial exhibition offering an introduction show to participants in MFA degree programs in the North East.

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2013 SAS

Student Art Show 2013

May 2nd - June 1st, 2013 

Join Helen Day Art Center for our exhibition of local students’ work in our galleries.

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2013 Jan Tichy

Jan Tichy

March 8 - April 14, 2013
Curator: Rachel Moore

Jan Tichy is an international contemporary artist working at the intersection of video, sculpture, architecture and photography.

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Galen Cheney

January 18 - February 24, 2013
Curator: Rachel Moore

Galen Cheney's vibrant abstract paintings expose layers of history, like architectural remnants of urban environments.

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2013 furniture guild

Source: Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers

January 18 - April 14, 2013

An exhibition of exquisite and creative fine furniture from over twenty Vermont craftspeople with a focus on the source of all elements that collaborate to make the final piece.

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2013 Migration

Migration

September 21 - November 25, 2012

This exhibition is both political and humanizing in its approach to the subject of human migration.

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2012 dusty boynton

Dusty Boynton

August 10 - September 9, 2012

This exhibit features large-scale paintings, works on paper, and structured reliefs.

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2012 impressed

Impressed

June 15- September 9, 2012

The Vermont Printmakers exhibition seeks to identify the strongest artists in Vermont working primarily in the print and gather them in the Art Center galleries to examine the mark they are making.

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2012 SAS

Student Art Show 2012

May 3 - 27, 2012

Opening Reception: May 3, 3-5 pm
Guest School: Waitsfield Elementary

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The Art on Burton


The Art on Burton examined the profound role of art and design on the culture of snowboarding.

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manhood

Manhood: Masculinity, Male Identity and Culture

September 23 - November 27, 2011

An exploration of contemporary male identity through the eyes of practicing artists.

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2011 mfa

Best of the North East Masters of Fine Arts 2011

September 23 - November 27, 2011

Pieces recall time periods, world events and stylistic evolution - and they also provide a window into a moment through the eyes of the artist.

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mikey welsh

If such a thing exists, then yes: Mikey Welsh


A self-taught representational and abstract painter based in Burlington, VT. Influenced by Jean Michel Basquiat, Willem DeKooning and Jackson Pollock. Distorted faces and figures leap from the canvas.

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Habitat for Artists

July 9- August 15, 2010
Curated by Meg McDevitt

Helen Day Art Center and Habitat for Artists Project "provide area artists with access to precious free studio space and serve as 'a catalyst for mutual engagement between artists and communities..."

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Todd Sargood

Todd Sargood: Complex Simplex

June  10— July 4, 2010

A solo show of Sargood's recent abstract drawings and paintings.

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wafaa bilal

Wafaa Bilal: Agent Intellect


Wafaa Bilal’s recent work turns the topicality of its subject matter––the horrors of war in the artist’s native Iraq

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Vermont Watercolor Society


2010 Juried Exhibition at the Helen Day Art Center

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2009 relentless eye

The Relenteless Eye: Global Cell Phone Photography


Cellphone cameras take less-than-perfect stills — the shots are often grainy, control of exposure is limited, cropping tools are nil, etc.

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johnny swing

The Shape of Things: Johnny Swing and the Best of Vermont Design 2009


Helen Day Art Center showcased the work of Vermont-based designers who dare to be hip.

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sheng qi

Made in China

2008
Curated by: Jacquie Leven Mauer and Lillian Mauer
"Chinese art is much more than Ming vases and dragon sculptures..."

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cauduro

Rafael Cauduro: Sin Fronteras (No Boundaries)

2008
Curated by: Idoline Duke
Mexican Master Painter and Muralist, Rafael Cauduro, in collaboration with the Stowe Summer Music Festival.

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