Workshops, Classes, and Artist Residencies

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

636 Marble Street, Rutland, 802-438-2097
Residencies offered: Artist residencies vary in duration from one week to one or two months. Ongoing relationships with arts organizations in Peru, Kenya & China.

Dorset Colony House

P.O. Box 510, Dorset
Residencies offered: Spring and fall residencies are available for playwrights, writers, designers, collaborators, and some visual artists. Modest residency fee for this theater-focused institution applies; housing included.

Great River Arts Institute

33 Bridge Street, Bellows Falls, 802-463-3330
Oct. 16-18: Provincetown’s white line blockprint w/Bill Evaul Oct. 24-25 Dry Stone Walling workshop w/Dan Snow Oct. 24-26: Rolling study Printmaking w/Catherine Farish Nov. 7-8: Revision and the Writer’s Process w/Pam Mandel Nov. 7-8: Sculpture w/reworked materials w/Paul Bowen

InView Center for the Arts at Landgrove Inn

132 Landgrove Road, Landgrove, 802-824-6673
Oct. 19-21: Ros Stallcup’s Decorative Arts Workshop. Fee: $300 w/$50 discount for VWS Members Oct. 27-29: Paul LeVeille’s Portraits in Watercolors. $300, w/$50 discount for VWS Members.

Luminz Dance Studio

74 Cotton Mill Hill, #A346 (3rd floor), Bratt., 802-254-9200
Variety of dance classes—see website.

Main Street Arts

37 Main St., Saxtons River, 802-869-2960
Year-round Thursdays: Creative Arts Program w/MSA staff, 3-5pm. Fee: $370 quarterly. For seniors. Year-round Tuesdays and Fridays: Strength Training w/Marilyn Miller and Barbara Stickney, 9-10am (Tues.) and 9-10:30am (Fri.). Fee: by donation. Oct. 17: Quilting Workshop w/Kelly Dane, 9-12pm. $50 nonmembers, $35 members.

River Gallery School

32 Main Street, Ste. 201, Brattleboro, 802-257-1577
Oct. 10: Leather Bound Italian Long-Stitch Bookmaking Workshop w/ Donna C. Hawes, 1-5pm. Fee: $60. Oct. 11: Sequencing w/Lydia Thomson, 1-4pm. Fee: $65 Oct. 24, 25: Watercolor Painting—Impact of Light & Dark w/Homer Johnson, 10-3pm, Fee: $145. Nov 8: Chinese Brush Painting w/Bruce Iverson, 10-4pm. Fee: $120. Nov. 21: Angels, Beasts & Shepherds w/Barbara Merfeld-Campman, 12-4pm. $30 per family.

Rockingham Public Library

65 Westminster Street, Bellows Falls
11-7pm, Mon-Fri.; 11-5:30pm Mon.-Fri.,
11-2pm, Sat., 802-463-4720
Oct. 24: Memoir Writing Workshop w/ Elayne Clift, 10:30-12:30pm. Nov. 4: Folk Song Swap/Leslie Lassetter, 7pm.

Southern Vermont Arts Center

West Road, Manchester
10-5pm, Tues.-Sat., 12-5pm, Sun., 802-362-1405
Oct. 16–17: The Splendor of Autumn w/Robert K. Carsten. Oct. 16–17: The Prismatic Palette—Painting Atmosphere and Light in Oils w/Gil Perry. Nov. 5–6: The Wintery Landscape w/Robert K. Carsten.

Starving Artist Collective

10 West Street, Keene, 603-352-6900
Mondays: Figure Drawing Model Swap, 7:15-10pm. Take turns drawing and being drawn. Fee: $5. Oct. 7: Mixed Media Art Classes/Meagan Walker every other Wed., 4:30pm. Fee: $15; bring own materials. Nov. 2-6: Old Master Painting Design Workshop with Koo Schadler, 9-4 pm daily. Fee: $625

Vermont Arts Exchange

29 Sage Street, North Bennington, 802-442-5549
Residencies Offered: Fifteen units of year-round, affordable living and working space in five restored and historic North Bennington buildings. Individual artists and families with at least one serious artist member are welcome to apply. Also available are teaching and training residencies through the Arts & Health Initiative.

Vermont Performance Lab

5690 Augur Hole Rd., South Newfane, 802-348-7967
Residencies Offered: Two contemporary dance or music residencies per year. Resident artists are sought out and invited and are expected to develop a complex piece in conversation with the surrounding southern Vermont community, to be performed at the residency’s conclusion. This could include: workshops, classes, recording studio sessions and informal performances.

Vermont Studio Center

80 Pearl Street, Johnson, 802-635-2727
Residencies offered: 2-to-12-week studio residencies for 50 artists and writers per month (24 painters/mixed-media, 12 sculptors/mixed-media, 2 printmakers, 2 photographers, and 12 writers). Private studio space appropriate to the medium, open 24 hours a day. Simple, private rooms and excellent food. Opportunity for focused, independent work.

Village Arts of Putney

114 Westminster Road, Putney, 802-387-8548
Ongoing: Painting from Life. Workshop w/Hagop “Jack” Keledjian every Tues., 9-4pm. Ongoing: Peripheral Seeing. Portraiture Workshop w/Casey Baugh every third Wednesday, 9:30-4:30pm. Ongoing: Putney Painters. Every Sat.,10-4 pm. Oct. 12-16: 4th Annual Painting the Putney Landscape/Albert Handel and Anita Louise West, 9-4pm daily. Oct. 17: 6th Annual Paint-Out Day, 9-4pm.

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