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Play

January 16 - April 4, 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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2015 03 06 Whitten

Richard Whitten

March 6 - April 12, 2015
Opening: Friday, March 6th, 6-8pm
Artist Talk: Friday, March 6th, 6:30

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

2015 Student Art Show

May 1-May 31
Opening Reception Friday, May 1, 3:00pm-6:00pm

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Join Helen Day Art Center for our exhibition of local students' work in our galleries. We are excited to welcome back Stowe Elementary and Stowe Middle and High Schools for this celebration of art's role in the lives of youth.

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2015 01 16 pt article

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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clarity

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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sas 2014

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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wallace

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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puente

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

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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sas 2013

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 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 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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burton

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

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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2010 watercolor1

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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crabtree

We Are Vermont

2008
Curated by: Idoline Duke
10 photographers focus their lense on Vermont's evolving demographic.

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nature remains

Nature Remains: The Artist as Environmentalist

2007
Nine regional artists respond to Man’s impact on the environment.

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traveling artists

The Traveling Artist

2007
Curated by: Idoline Duke
East Coast artists inspired by their travels to Latin America, Europe, Asia and other parts of the world.

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kolchalka

Fine Toon: The Art of Vermont Cartoonists

2007
Curated by: Idoline Duke
The exhibition showcases the high-caliber work of 13 successful cartoonists with Vermont ties, and it also illustrates the diversity of modern cartooning.

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2015 exposed CTA

Exposed 2015 - Call to Artists!

Deadline: February 28th

Exhibition dates: July 11 – October 14, 2015
Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, Vermont invites artists to submit proposals for the 24th annual outdoor sculpture exhibition.

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2014 exposed

Exposed 2014

July 12 - October 15, 2014
Curated by Rachel Moore

23rd annual outdoor sculpture exhibition Exposed., hosting sculptures, site-specific installations and participatory work from national and international artists throughout the town of Stowe.

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2013 exposed

Exposed 2013

July 13 - October 15, 2013
Curated by Rachel Moore

22nd annual outdoor sculpture exhibition Exposed., hosting sculptures, site-specific installations and participatory work from national and international artists throughout the town of Stowe.

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2012 exposed

Exposed 2012

July 13 - October 13, 2012
Curated by Rachel Moore

15 Local and international sculptors have installed work along Main Street, the Recreation Path, and on Helen Day Art Center's property.

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2011 Exposed

Exposed 2011

July 8 - October 8, 2011
Curated by Rachel Moore

Local and international sculptors have installed work along Main Street, the Recreation Path, and on Helen Day Art Center's property.

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