Saturday, April 16, 2011

Press release: Bonnie Acker at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery of Shelburne, will be showing "Color Speaks: recent work by Bonnie Acker" April 29-June 1. Acker's latest work will include oil paintings, pastels, woodcuts and paper-collages that celebrate Vermont's vibrant, working landscape. Acker, a lifelong artist and activist, has lived in Burlington for the last twenty-five years.She is immersed in food and farming adventure including the Burlington School Food Project, the Intervale Community Farm Co-operative, and City Market/Onion River Co-op. Her enthusiasm and joy in these ventures can be seen in her ebullient artwork.

The exhibit will open with a public reception on Friday , April 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery is located at 86 Falls Road, in Shelburne Village. Hours are Tue-Fri 9:30-5:30, and Sat 10-5.

For more information call 985-3848, write:, or visit

the website at


"Early Lupines" oil on canvas 30"x30"

"Morning Reflections", (detail), oil on canvas 36"x60"

"Celebrate Vermont!", paper-collage