Monday, November 1, 2010

Press Release: Bryce LeVan Cushing at The Old Tavern at Grafton

Bryce LeVan Cushing Sculptor Presents:

Alien Intersection at The Old Tavern at Grafton, Vermont

Opening Reception November 21. Show Runs Through November 28

Grafton, Vermont -- After three successful shows in Spain this year (Drap Art 2010, N2Galeria Barcelona, N3Galeria Madrid) and a Best In Show win at The Exhibition at Grafton Fine Art Show in August, Sculptor Bryce LeVan Cushing is presenting the fine art show Alien Intersection at The Old Tavern’s Phelps Barn in Grafton, Vermont. The show, featuring the sculptures of Cushing along with the textile art of Frances Alford Holliday and the watercolor paintings of Peter Jeziorski opens on November 21and runs through November 28.

Cushing’s sculptures are comprised of antique items that are broken and repurposed into recycled art. His new Grafton Forge Alien Series will be featured in the Alien Intersection show. Cushing has toured the United States extensively with gallery shows in Boulder, Colo. (Blink Gallery), Philadelphia (bahdeebahdu, 12 Gates Gallery), Tucson, Ariz. (DeGrazia Museum), The Niagara Falls Arts and Cultural Center, Le Petit Versailles (NYC) and many others for the past seven years.

A magical new art movement is happening in Grafton. Bryce LeVan Cushing and Frances Alford Holliday recently moved to the area to be a part of it. Jeziorski, owner of Hunter Gallery of Fine Art, has been an artist in residence since 2005.

“I am thrilled to debut my new Grafton Forge Alien series in my new home of Grafton, Vermont alongside the works of Frances and Peter,” said Cushing “To show along complimentary artists all of whom now call Grafton home is exciting for all of us. The goal of our show is to put Grafton on the map as a true art destination.”

On Sunday, November 21st from 6 to 9 pm several spaces will be open in town to celebrate their lives in Grafton with the show Alien Intersection. Visitors will be welcome to tour the Hunter Gallery, Embellishments Studios, the Jud Hartman Gallery, the Grafton Forge and the Phelps Barn, all of which are located in Grafton Village. The main location of the show will be The Old Tavern at Grafton’s Phelps Barn located at 92 Main Street.

From November 22-28, the show can be seen at Phelps Barn at The Old Tavern from 10 AM to 6PM.

Details on the event can be found at or by calling 802-843-1162.