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Past Exhibits

2017

'Vermont: Ideals & Ordeals'
January 13 - February 11
Reception: Friday, January 13 from 5:00-7:00pm

Vermont through the lens of art photographer Denise Letendre Bach. Denise captures the beauty of Vermont's landscape, architecture, and even mud season!

   
Dan Gilman: The Path Less Traveled

Despite the severest of challenges, Dan Gilman shows that it is possible to achieve emotional and artistic fulfillment.

At left: My Pathway
   

'Prelude to Spring: Botanical Art in Vermont'
February 17 - April 1
Reception: Friday, February 17 from 4:00-7:00pm

‘Prelude to Spring: Botanical Art in Vermont' presents the work of three of Vermont's finest botanical artists. Bobbi Angell, Susan Bull Riley, and Stephanie Whitney-Payne clearly have a passion for the plants as well as the work, revealing a relationship with the subject that is intimate and deeply focused.   

   

th!NK
Reception: Thursday, April 13, 4:00-7:30pm
Exhibit on display through April

Collaborating with the schools of the Rutland Northeast School District, over 900 students will come to Compass to create a large interconnected drawing using sumi ink. Community members will also be welcome to participate.

   

Splash of Color
May 5 - July 2
Reception: Sunday, May 7, 2:00-4:00pm

Norma Montaigne says searching for different mediums leads her to interesting places, that experimenting challenges her every day and thought. 'Splash of Color' is a collection of her vibrant and varied work.

   

"The Self"
July 7 - August 19
Reception: Friday, July 7, 5:00-7:30pm

An installation of drawings and sculpture by Bill Ramage that attempts to explore the role of “The Self” and its connection to the life of a person.

   

Natural Affection
August 25 - October 28
Reception: Friday, August 25, 5:00-7:00

Susan Bull Riley's primary muse is Vermont's natural world, which was hers to explore as she grew up in a family that spent as much time outdoors as in. “Natural Affection” reflects three facets of her work: a love of botanical watercolor, a bottomless affection for birds, and a need to release, via art, the intensity of her affection for the landscapes of her native state.

   

Stephanie Stouffer's 'Holiday Legacy'
November 17 - December 31, 2017
Holiday Event: Wednesday, December 6, from 2-8pm

The feelings of joy, warmth, peace, and love are something we all equate with the holiday season. Freelance illustrator Stephanie Stouffer is known for bringing those feelings to holiday imagery you've likely seen on Caspari cards, napkins, wrapping paper, plates, and other products. We have become a great supporter of this talented artist, and are presenting a special holiday exhibit of the her original paintings and commercial products displaying her designs. ‘Holiday Legacy' is a testament to the legacy Stouffer has created during her 35 year career.

   

The Photography and Art of Michael Sullivan
Open through December
Opening Reception: December 2 from 2:00-5:00pm

Primarily a photographer, Mike was a Brandon resident in the 1960s and 70s and had a studio at the current Carr's Florist & Gifts. He left a wonderful archive of his work which has been organized and prepared for display by his sister and brother Mary Ann and Peter Sullivan.

 

 

 
 
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