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How To: Creative Comp!

Creative Competition

A Monthly Exhibition in The Backspace Gallery Open to All Artists

Creative Comp Now at Space!

How to Participate:

  1. One piece per artist, in any medium, and any size!
  2. Entry fee of $8 goes towards the winners pot!
  3. Opening reception and voting for the public every First Friday Art Walk from 5 – 8pm.
  4. Votes are tallied at 8:30pm and the artist with the most votes will take home the winners pot!
  5. Drop off your work by appointment, or the week of First Friday; Wednesday 12 – 6pm, Thursday 12 – 6pm, and Friday 9am – Noon, opening at 5pm! The Space Gallery is located in Burlington’s South End Arts District at the corner of Kilburn and Pine St, 266 Pine Street to be exact!
  6. Vote, have fun, and invite your friends! The more fans, the more votes, although we know your work will speak for itself. See you there!
  7. Questions? Email us anytime @ spacegalleryvt@gmail.com.

HeART Attack! – Call to Artists Has Ended – See you Friday!

Look for love in all the right places! HeART Attack! is a Valentine’s themed exhibit at The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery this February and the deadline is today! We will be reviewing all the entries on Saturday morning, so get yours in today!

I Heart You

Click here for the entry form!

Deadline: January 31st
Show Duration: February 7 – 28, 2014

Bring us your good, bad, and lovely! All work will be considered in this Valentine’s themed exhibit of love and loss. Submit up to 10 pieces to be juried (all artists will be represented with at least one piece selected) and bring unlimited Valentine’s cards! Submit your work online through January 31st, drop off times to be announced from February 1 – 5th, First Friday opening on February 7th.

More details and submission form here: ‘HeArt Attack Entry Form’

Epic Indoor Artist Yard Sale was a Success!! Look for a second this summer!

Epic Indoor Artist Yard Sale this Saturday from 9 am – 2pm!

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is thrilled to host yet another Epic Indoor Yard Sale! This time it’s for all of you creative types out there who love a good deal and can make magic happen with the right supplies!

Indoor Artist Yard Sale!

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, in collaboration with a number of local vendors, will have canvases, art books, paint brushes, unfinished art projects, watercolor paper, notebooks, frames, fabric, prints, jewelry supplies, storage supplies, vintage goods, lighting, and much more at great prices. We look forward to seeing this Saturday, January 25th from 9am – 2pm and if you are still interested in vending in person or with the gallery as your representative, fill out the following form today: Epic Indoor Artist Yard Sale Submission Form!

The Creative Competition moves to S.P.A.C.E. in 2014!

‘Creative Competition’

Opening Reception: First Friday, January 3 from 5 – 9 pm

Voting from 5 – 8pm!

Creative Comp Now at Space

The Creative Competition has come to The Space Gallery! Artists may submit one piece of artwork, regardless of size and medium, for an $8 entry fee and a chance to win big! All work will be shown during the month’s First Friday Art reception and viewers will vote on their favorites from 5 – 8pm. The artist with the most votes wins all of the entry fee money! This is a great chance to view a unique exhibit on a monthly basis or show a piece and gain feedback from your peers and meet new artists.

There is no theme, or detailed submission process, simply show up during the drop off times with your artwork! 

Creative Competition Drop Off Details for Artists:

  • Artists may drop off one piece of work, in any size and medium, that is ready to display or hang on the wall.
  • Entry is $8 and work will be labeled with the title, medium, and price.
  • Drop off is at 266 Pine Street, Burlington, in The Soda Plant,
    (corner of Kilburn and Pine Streets, look for the spaceman mural!)
    from noon on Wednesday – noon on the First Friday of every month:
  • Wednesday (Jan. 1) from 12 – 6pm, Thursday (Jan. 2) from 12 – 6pm, First Friday (Jan.3) from 9am – 12pm
  • The gallery will display the work during viewing hours for one week after the opening.
  • For more info about pick ups, sales structure, and open hours, visit our Call to Artists page.
Featured in The Backspace Gallery, every month!
266 Pine Street, Suite 106
Burlington, VT 05401
Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 5pm

Small Works, Large Works, & Gifts $50 and Under! Open all Month!

‘Small Works’

December 6 – January 31, 2014

Opening Reception: First Friday, December 6 from 5 – 9 pm

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday from Noon – 5pm

Additional South End Holiday Hop Hours:
Saturday, December 7th  from  10am – 5pm
& Sunday, December 8th  from  Noon – 4pm

Perfectly sized for holiday gift giving, the annual Small Works exhibit highlights all mediums of artwork that measure 12″ or smaller in each direction. The content and materials used in the work vary widely in this unique display of tiny treasures.


Click on the image for the Facebook event invite!

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery
266 Pine Street, Suite 105
Burlington, VT 05401

Explore artist studios throughout The Space Gallery while you’re there!
Participating Artist Studios Include:

Amanda Ruth Clemons, woodcuts
Ashley Roark, collage
Beth Robinson’s Strange Dolls, mixed media
Christy Mitchell, mixed media, art tiles
Colin Walsh, paintings and gifts
Hilary Ann Glass Studio, handmade prints and illustrations
Nikki Laxar’s Cattitude Cat Toys, fiber toys and illustrations

12 Artists exhibit: ‘Gifts $50 and Under’

Opening Reception: Friday, December 6 from 5 – 9 pm

December Only: 6 – 31, 2013

Additional South End Holiday Hop Hours:
Saturday, December 7th  from  10am – 5pm
& Sunday, December 8th  from  Noon – 4pm

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday Noon – 5pm

Just like it sounds, all artwork found in The Backspace during the month of December is priced at or below $50, in the annual ‘Gifts $50 and Under’ exhibition. 12 artists have created vignettes of their work throughout the room to give you a range of options for one-of-a-kind gifts.

Collage Work by Ashley Roark

Collage Work by Ashley Roark

‘Gifts $50 and Under’ Artists Include:

Alex Costantino
Ali Moore
Ashley Roark
Britta Brickell
Christy Mitchell
Colin Gray
Jess Polanshek
Jody Desjardins
Justin Atherton
Kristin Richland
Laura DiPiazza
Nicholas Chappell

The Backspace Gallery
266 Pine Street, Suite 106
Burlington, VT 05401

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 5pm

‘Large Works’

December 6 – January 31

Opening Reception: Friday, December 6 from 5 – 9 pm

Additional Holiday Hop Hours:
December 7th from   10am – 5pm
& Sunday,
December 8th from  Noon – 4pm

Artists have been encouraged to bring out their best ‘Large Works’ in this mammoth display of artwork that measures a minimum of 3 feet in at least one direction. The only boundaries are the height and width of the various walls throughout The Soda Plant!

The Old House by Mark Lorah

The Old House by Mark Lorah

The Soda Plant
266 Pine Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 578-2512
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday 12 – 5pm

Explore the building to visit creative businesses and artist studios alike, including:
Conant Metal & Light
Rackk & Ruin
Jane Koplewitz
Zoe Ink
John Brickels Gallery
Recycle Moe
Arron Stein License Plate Art
The S.P.A.C.E. & Backspace Galleries

Across Pine Street….

Studio 266 Open Studio Event!

Opening Reception: Friday, December 6 from 5 – 8 pm

Join the artists at Studio 266 for the South End Holiday Hop all weekend long!
Friday 5 -8pm, Saturday 10 – 5pm, Sunday 12 – 4pm

Friday Night Event!:

First Friday Poetry Showcase, read and listen to poetry from 7 – 9pm! Put your name in a hat to participate, more info here:
Poetry Showcase at Studio 266

Open artist studios include:
Art by Anna Ayres, oil & acrylic
Casey Blanchard, monoprints
Colleen McLaughlin, mixed media art dolls, photography, prints
Johanne Durocher Yordan, mixed-media
Maggie Bogosian Piana, floor loom weaves and fiber accessories
Meghan Raymond, encaustic paintings and hand printed flour sack towels
Nicole’s Threads, clothing and accessories
Sandra Reese, oils and watercolors

Lake at Sunset by Sandy Reese

Lake at Sunset by Sandy Reese

A special thanks to our event sponsor,

Close to Home!

Click on the image below to learn more about their eclectic and decorative bath and hardware showroom.:

Click on the image to learn more about Close to Home!

Click on the image to learn more about Close to Home!

Ongoing Call to Artists for Holiday Exhibits – Extended Deadline!

Calling All Artists and All Mediums

Annual ‘Small Works’, ‘Large Works’, and ‘Gifts Under $50′ Exhibits at The Space Gallery in Burlington – Deadline December 4th

Small Works Cropped

Click Here for the Entry Form

The ‘Small Works’ exhibit at The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is for any pieces that measure 12″ or smaller in any direction (2″ allowance for matt and frame), this show is perfect for holiday gifts! Limit to 10 pieces per artist.

The ‘Large Works’ exhibit in The Soda Plant is currently taking pieces that measure 3′ or larger in at least one direction. Think big, but not too big, the height of the piece is limited to 8′ – 10’! Limit to 5 pieces per artist.

The ‘Ornaments Display’ in The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery: Ornaments must be ready to hang with an appropriate wire, hook, or ribbon, and have the price attached as a tag on each piece. Specific display and tree space will be set aside for each artist. Artists may bring between 1 and 30 ornaments.

The Gifts Under $50 Exhibit’ in The Backspace Gallery: If you have an average of 20 or more pieces of artwork that fall into the price point of $50 or less, you may consider showing your work in this exhibit. Wall space is limited to 5′ and 6′ sections, with varying heights, averaging 8′ tall. Space is limited and will be filled after 10 submissions. Each artist name will be printed in vinyl on the wall near their display. Entry fee and details on the submission form below. Once full, this option will be taken down.

All work that meets the criteria will be accepted, drop off dates open now – December 4th, drop off times and entry fee information in the submission form here: Holiday Exhibits at The Space Gallery Submission Form

Howard Center Arts Collective Exhibit

‘Howard Center Arts Collective Group Exhibition’
November 22 – November 30

Gallery Hours: Wednesdays – Saturdays from 12 – 5pm

Opening Reception: Friday November 22 from 5 – 8pm

Howard Center Arts Collective is a group of clients and staff who meet to encourage one another and provide support through the visual arts. Participants engage in inspired self-discovery and form new connections which encourage healing and recovery. By displaying client and employee art the collective hopes to share with the world the unique creativity that exists within the Howard Center community.

Work by Tom Dunn

Work by Tom Dunn


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