At the galleries

Brian D. Cohen, Untitled (detail), 2015, watercolor, 4 x 7.5 inches; image courtesy the artist and Bridge Press.

Brian D. Cohen, Untitled (detail), 2015, watercolor, 4 x 7.5 inches; image courtesy the artist and Bridge Press.

Catherine Dianich Gallery

139 Main St., Brattleboro

Open by appointment, 802 380-1607

Currently: Contemporary art featuring established and emerging artists working at local, regional, and national levels.

Chaffee Art Center

16 South Main St., Rutland, 802 775-0356

Thru Jan 21: All-Member Exhibit Winter Showcase. This display of creativity exhibits with the annual community-wide gingerbread construction competition during December 2016. Feb 17-March 31: Release & React. Featuring artist members of Brush Stroke Studio, East Mountain Mentoring Artists, Vermont Abstract Connection. April 7-May 19: Our Global Community: Annual Student Art Exhibit, featuring the talents of Rutland County K-12 students.

Eric Boyer, “Red Flower.” Wire mesh.

Eric Boyer, “Red Flower.” Wire mesh.

Crowell Art Gallery

23 West St., Newfane, 802-365-7948

Jan, Feb: The Permanent Collection of Robert & Muriel Crowell: bequest of contemporary works by Southern Vermont artists. Included are Roger Sandes, Mallory Lake, Deidre Scherer, Susan Osgood, and Wolf Kahn.

Cynthia-Reeves New England

PO Box 788, Walpole, NH 03601, 802 579-1029

Thru Jan 28: Metalpoint and Graphite Artists Talk, featuring Alisa Dworsky, Gudrun Mertes-Frady, Anne Lindberg, and Shona Macdonald.

Gallery at the VAULT

68 Main St., Springfield, 802 885-7111

Currently: We’re a Vermont State Craft Center showcasing 125 local and regional artists and artisans.

Gallery in the Woods

145 Main St., Brattleboro

Daily 11a-5:30p, 12-5p Sun, 802 257-4777

Currently: Without Refuge: Being Alive in Black and White. Currently: Tribal art collected from the studios of Mexico’s internationally collected master craftsmen and -women.

Charlie Hunter, “St. Regis Lake II.” Oil on panel, 16 in. x 32 in.

Charlie Hunter, “St. Regis Lake II.” Oil on panel, 16 in. x 32 in.

Gallery North Star

151 Townshend Rd., Grafton

10a-5p daily (Tue by chance), 802 843-2465

Feb 17-March 19: Charlie Hunter: Americana Personified. In sepia tones interspersed with flashes of color, Hunter’s paintings evoke a rural past intersecting with an intruding present. Opening reception Feb. 17, 5:30p.

Gallery Wright

103 West Main St., Wilmington, 802 464-9922

Currently: Fine arts gallery specializing in contemporary realism, landscape, figure, and still life paintings by renowned New England artists.

Great Hall

100 River St., Springfield, 802 885-3061

Thru April: Signs of Life with Roger Sandes and Mary Welsh. Creating conversations about arts, culture and history, the environment, and social conditions.

Long Ago and Far Away

4963 Main St., Manchester Center, 802 362-4956

Open now: Visions of the North. The indigenous people of our colder regions know how to exist closely with their natural surroundings. Use this holiday season to share and celebrate Northern cultures through the artistic expressions of their peoples.

Gene Parulis, “Tree with Blue Fruit,” 2014. Metal print, 20 in. x 60 in.

Gene Parulis, “Tree with Blue Fruit,” 2014. Metal print, 20 in. x 60 in.

Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts

183 Main St., Guilford, 802 251-8290

Thru Jan 29: Winter Group. Featuring new artists Eric Boyer, Anne Johnstone, Gene Parulis, and Torin Porter. Includes new works from gallery artists.

Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

229 Main St., Keene, NH 603 358-2720

Feb 17-March 26: 2125 Stanley Street/Traces Exhibition. Dahlia Nayar, Margaret Sunghe Paek, and Loren Kiyoshi Dempster. Dance performance and multimedia exhibition exploring cultural hybridity across generations of immigrant families. Dance performances Feb 9-11 (tickets available at Redfern Arts Center, 603 358-2168). Opening reception Feb 17, 5-7p. Feb 9-March 26: Sympathetic Vibration: Selected works by Rachelle Beaudoin, Janet Hulings Bleicken, Sally Bomer, Brian Cohen, Glen Scheffer, and Craig Stockwell. New and recent work by six area artists who address local and global issues and images. Feb 9-March 26: At Home: A teaching and learning installation. An interactive education installation developed in collaboration with the Horatio Colony Museum and Nature Preserve.

Vermont Artisan Designs

106 Main St., Brattleboro, 802 257-7044

Currently: Paintings, sculptures, handmade crafts, glass, jewelry, fiber art, and high-quality furniture, including the fabled Vermont folk rocker, all on display in a setting that will keep you entertained for as long as you like. Functional and decorative works from established and emerging artists.

Vermont Center for Photography

49 Flat St., Brattleboro, 802 251-6051

Thru Jan 1: Annual Members Holiday Exhibition. This annual juried members’ exhibition features a vibrant array of photographic styles and processes from VCP’s 150+ members. Jan 6-29: Sight Unseen. Aaron John Bourque and Allison Cekala. The photographic works of these Boston artists are linked by a desire to uncover and deconstruct landscape. Feb 3-26: Andrew Frost: The Northeast Kingdom. March 3-April 2: Open juried exhibition.

Vermont Folklife Center

8 Main St., Middlebury

Thru Jan 21: Amazing Grace: Celebrating Forty Years of Grassroots Art and Effort. Currently: Discovering Community: Storytelling by Young Vermonters.

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