Saturday, January 18, 2014

RANDOLPH: Vermont Printmakers Exhibit at Chandler Gallery

18 Vermont Printmakers 
Jeannie Podolak
Chandler Gallery
Reception & Artist Talk: Saturday, January 18
4-6 pm / artist talk at 5 pm
exhibit continues through Sunday, March 5, 2014

The work of eighteen Vermont printmakers comprises Chandler Gallery’s newest exhibit, “Making an Impression”. The public is warmly invited to a free opening reception in Randolph on Saturday January 18 from 4-6 PM, with an artist talk at 5 PM. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.

Carol MacDonald
The artists represent communities that stretch from Chittenden County and the Northeast Kingdom to southern Vermont. Their wide-ranging work is inspired by the natural world; reflections on cyclical tendencies and life cycles; patterns and symmetry in the natural world; reflections on aging; and the history of art and sacred geometry.

The show features many styles of printmaking, including monotypes, etchings, collagraphs, and relief prints. Some work includes combinations of various techniques. In addition to framed work for sale, many of the artists will also be offering more affordable prints from limited editions.


Marian Wilmott
Exhibiting artists include: Jeanne Amato (South Royalton), Bobbi Angell (Marlboro), Brian Cohen (Westminster), Victoria Herzberg (Sharon), Judith Lampe (Enfield, NH), Erika Lawlor Schmidt (Pawlet), Carol MacDonald (Colchester), Tinka Martell (Fairfax), Grace Nelson (Jericho), Helen O’Donnell (Putney), Jeannie Podolak (Chittenden), Phillip Robertson (East Hardwick), Sue Schiller (Norwich), Daryl Storrs (Huntington), Marilyn Syme (South Royalton), Sheryl Trainor (Quechee), Marian Wilmott (Hinesburg), and Mary Wright (Wilmington).

Chandler Gallery member and art teacher Janet Cathey has curated the exhibit. “I am delighted with the quality and variety represented by this work. We are fortunate to live in a state that provides such a creative environment for area artists.”

Workshop: On Sunday February 9 from 1-3 pm Cathey will offer a workshop for adults using relief printmaking to make cards. The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.Participants will transfer a drawing to soft-cut foam and use carving tools to incise the design. The cards will be printed using non-toxic water-based inks. A $15 workshop fee covers all materials, including envelopes. Interested people are asked to call Janet at 802-730-6992 to register.

Gallery visitors are invited to pianist Simone Dinnerstein’s recital in Chandler Music Hall at 7:30 PM that evening. The internationally acclaimed artist is performing a benefit concert for Chandler’s Steinway concert grand. Featured work includes J.S.Bach’s Two-part Inventions, George Crumb’s Eine Kleine Mitternacht Musik, and the Vermont premiere of Nico Muhly’s “You Can’t Get There From Here.”

The exhibit will be open for public viewing through Sunday March 9 during intermission at Chandler performances or during regular Gallery hours; 3-5 on Friday and noon to 2 PM on weekends. The Gallery is also open by special appointment by calling 802-728-9878.

For more information, contact: Becky McMeekin, 802-728-987

Gallery Hours for Winter 2014

Friday 3-6 PM and Saturday & Sunday Noon-3 PM