“Vermont Artists Then and Now”

On Saturday, September 2 a new exhibit, Vermont Artists Then and Now, opens at SVAC in the Wilson Museum and Galleries. The reception will be on Sunday, September 3 from 4-­6PM and is open to the public and admission is free. Vermont Artists Then and Now is comprised of selected works from the SVAC Permanent Collection, local private collections, and 35 working artists from the area. Paintings done by the founding members of SVAC will be exhibited side by side with the contemporary Vermont artists.

Artists exhibiting will be:

Bill Aupperlee , Tracy Baker‑White, Katherine Buchmayr, Nancy Calicchio, Patti Campbell, Judith Carbine, Robert Carsten, Matt Harding, Nancy Howe, Arthur Jones, Walter Lauf, Terry Lindsey, Georgine MacGarvey, Dona Mara Friedman, Pam Marron, Virginia McNeice, Petria Mitchell, Elizabeth Nagle, Robert O’Brien, John Olson, Harry Rich, Mallory Rich, Cynthia Rosen, Barbara Rowles, Peter Salmon, Mary Schwartz, Jessica Smith, Kathi Thompson, Eric Tobin, Mark Tougias, David Utiger, Robert Van Degna, George Van Hook, Susan Weiss, and Helen Young

This exhibition serves to highlight the artists working in the Southern Vermont area, past and present. The show pays special tribute to local artist Arthur Jones. Arthur painted with many of the founding artists and provides the exhibition with the link between then and now. The show also pays tribute to Barbara Melhado who for many years worked closely with SVAC’s Permanent Collection.

Works of the current artists will be for sale in the galleries.

SVAC hours are Tuesday-­Saturday 10AM-­5PM, Sunday 12‑5PM.

Open to the public. Admission is free.

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