Sunday, May 9, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: "Garden and Woods" at Blinking Light in Plainfield

Birdbaths, birdhouses and bird whistles... Garden sculptures, garden and woodland themed paintings and pottery... Planters (and plants!)... Fine art and fun gifts of wood, glass, ceramics and more. They’re waiting to be admired at the Blinking Light Gallery in Plainfield, VT. Find something irresistible to compliment your outdoor spaces, or to bring a little of the outdoors inside. Joyce Cusimano, Blinking Light Gallery Board Member and Exhibition Chair, announced that the “Garden and Woods” themed show includes the work of more than 15 artists. The exhibit/sale is open now and runs through June 27. The official reception is set for Saturday, May 22 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

The Blinking Light Gallery, located in the Historic Village of Plainfield, is the retail outlet for the Central Vermont Artists’ Marketing Cooperative. The gallery is open Thursdays from 2 to 6 P.M., and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. The goal of the arts organization, founded in 1999, is to promote and sustain the creative work of regional artists through a cooperatively-run, community-centered organization. For more information about the Blinking Light Gallery, call (802) 454-0141 or visit

NOTE: Blinking Light Gallery is planning a fundraiser featuring a cheese and wine tasting led by artisan foods expert/author Jeff Roberts and a silent auction from 3-5 pm. . Contact Helen Rabin at or 802-454-7119. Reserve your space by May 23. Seating is limited. Cost is $30.00 per person. Sunday June 6, 2010, at Kate Smith’s Barn, Marshfield, VT (directions will be mailed to ticket purchasers).