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Call to Artists: ‘Dark Matter’ at The Space Gallery

Call to Artists: ‘Dark Matter’

Open Now Through October 1st

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is honored to host our 10th annual ‘dark arts’ exhibition this October with the second edition of ‘Dark Matter’, juried and curated by gallery director, Christy Mitchell.

Seeking entries of all mediums for The Space Gallery’s 10th annual ‘dark arts’ exhibition that express how you interpret your views of the known and unknown world through artworks that are not always cheery and light, albeit still aesthetically pleasing. This call is open to all creators, regardless of age, location, or experience in the arts.

‘When Silence is Betrayal’, pigment Ink framed print by Matt Larson (‘Dark Matter’ 2017)

We’re looking for thought provoking work; the hard look in regards to our current political climate, race relations, toxic masculinity, domestic terrorism, and/or the United States’ place in the world.

We’re looking for beauty in the darkness; that you may find in decay, in death that leads to rebirth, and in diving into your own soul to attempt to answer the difficult questions and grow from it. How do positivity, truth, and humor play into this learning and/or unlearning?

‘En Route III’, oil on wood panel, by Lydia Gatzow (‘Dark Matter’ 2017)

Can you cause the viewer to think, to appreciate, to take a step back, in horror…or in awe? We’d like to see your work, juried selections will be made as they come in, through October 1st, submit images and/or descriptions to the registration form below. Thanks for you wonderful work, we look forward to considering it!

‘Dark Arts’ Submission Form

 

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery’s 10th South End Art Hop!

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery’s 10th South End Art Hop!

Friday, September 7th marks our 10th year of Representing the South End Arts District during the largest Art Event of the Year!

‘Sewing Pairs’ mixed media on paper, on panel by Scott André Campbell

Annual Group Exhibition of Studio Artists, Gallery Members, and the Local Creative Community

South End Art Hop: September 7 – 29, 2018

Friday, September 7 from 5pm – midnight
Saturday, September 8 from 10am – 10pm
Sunday, September 9 from 11am – 5pm

Open Gallery Hours all month: Thurs-Sat 12 – 5pm

‘Teeth Dreams’ still of 30 minute intuitive collaborative performance outside The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery 9/7 & 9/8 at 9pm​

The Space Gallery takes over The Soda Plant every year in September to welcome members of the creative community to showcase their unique work to a crowd of thousands for the South End Art Hop. The three day event will host 7+ artist vendors inside and out, performance art Friday and Saturday night at 9pm, food trucks, sculptures, and pop-up espresso/wine/and boutique cocktail bar in the newest part of The Soda Plant building welcoming our new neighbors… and we’re curating the art! 13 studio artists that surround the gallery open their doors to the public so you can see where they make their work year-round. The gallery exhibition featuring 70+ artists is open all month long as well and you can expect artwork of every medium from fiber arts, ink on paper, collage, book arts, metal sculpture, photography, to classic works on canvas. The diverse range of talents is on display to show off the best of the local art scene…and just about everything is for sale. Enjoy!

‘Meet Mario’ acrylic on canvas by Dierdra Michelle


Participating Weekend Art Vendors:

Gabriele Baumann, kiln formed glass
Kristin Richland, acrylic, watercolor, ink
Jon Testa of ‘Mean Folk’, patches, pins, sarcastic garbage Jess Polanshek, illustration, pen & watercolor
Nikki Laxar, whimsical watercolors and inklings
Megan Rose, paper cranes, jewelry, wire tree sculptures
Instant Art Shop, featuring Kolaj and Vermont Art Guide
Norman LaRock, recycled metal sculpture

Participating Year-Round Studio Artists:
Frank DeAngelis, acrylic, oil, digital photography
Tim Neiley, oil & acrylic
Chris Dunwoody, photography, collage, painting
Alex Costantino, ceramic, painting, sculpture
Longina Smolinski, acrylic, monoprints, jewelry
Blake Larsen, acrylic paintings & opaque watercolors
Jake Rifken, wire sculpture 
Jeff Bruno, painting, graphite, charcoal
Trav Fryer, multi/mixed media
John Berkey, painting, photography, mixed media
Andrea Currie, wooden sculptures, painting, illustration
Mark Eliot Schwabe, steampunk wearable art, dollar door
Christy Mitchell, collage, mixed media assemblage
Participating Gallery Artists All Month Long:
Louella Richer, acrylic, watercolor
Corrine Yonce, acrylic, oil paintings
Matt Larson, painted/printed paper collage
Tinka Martell, mixed media paintings
Orah Moore, collage
David Russell, acrylic
Robert Waldo Brunelle JR, acrylic 
Martha Hull, cute + deadly drawings and paintings
Brendan Bush, acrylic
Tina Logan, oil, gouache, acrylic
Todd Logan, papier-maché sculpture & wall hangings
Danielle Jatlow, ink on paper
Lauren Mazzotta, photography
Kara Torres, acrylic, mixed media, textiles
T. Kirby Bloom, acrylic on layered wood shapes
Stephen Sharon, abstract expressionist acrylic
Meili Stokes, gouache
Mary Jo Krolewski, fiber sculpture 
Nikki McCulloch, acrylic, oil pastel
Howard Center Arts Collective, mixed media
Champlain College Art Gallery, digital & mixed media group show
Lisa Fowler, wood, metal, & fiber sculptures
Kylie Dally, linoleum block prints
Janet Bonneau, oil 
Ali Barritt, mixed media assemblages
Dorsey Hogg, altered books
Teeth Dreams, multi media sound performance by Wylie Garcia, Adam DeMassi and Andrew Marlfox 
Andrew Prendimano, pen & ink, markers, dyes, colored pencils
Jessie Polk, encaustic, 3-D pen, mixed media
Sharon Webster, mixed media assemblages
Marian Willmott, oil paintings
Jane Ann Kantor, mixed media, metallic acrylic on panel
Katie Harrington, acrylic, ink, natural fiber
Travis Alford, acrylic painting 
Dierdra Michelle, acrylic
Anna May Sisk, mixed media
Barbee Hauzinger, collage
Matt Morris, acrylic painting, illustration
Will Patlove, acrylic sculptural paintings
Danny LeFrancois, mixed media
Tyler Jackson, acrylic
Scott André Campbell, mixed media on paper, on panel
Alaina Hall, acrylic, mixed media
Stephen Zeigfinger, acrylic, mixed media
Jesse Miles Snyder, acrylic
George Stampul, pen & ink
Elisa Freeman, colored pencil, mixed media
Jme Wheeler, digital paintings & prints
Hilary Glass, pen & ink illustration and prints
Eric Eickmann, urethane, acylic on canvas and panel
Frank DeAngelis, acrylic, oil, digital photography 
Longina Smolinski, acrylic, monoprints, jewelry 
Claire Stoner, ceramic 

‘Within’ acrylic painting by Longina Smolinksi

For purchases and inquiries email spacegalleryvt@gmail.com or text an image of your favorite piece to get information on the artist or purchasing the work to (802) 578-2512.

 

9 Year Anniversary Party & August Art Auction Kick Off!

The Space Gallery’s 9th Anniversary Party!

August Art Auction Kicks Off on Thursday the 9th from 5-8pm


We’re celebrating turning 9 on the 9th! Let’s eat some cake.

‘…a hand in things to come.’ collage in silent auction by gallery director, Christy Mitchell

Join The Space Gallery on Thursday, August 9th from 5 – 8pm as we launch the return of our very first art exhibition 9 years ago…the August Art Auction. The silent art auction format allows you to place bids on your favorite works by a large cross section of talents from in and around Chittenden County. The bidding will continue in the gallery and 24/7 online at www.augustartauction.com through the closing reception and pre-party for Art Hop on Friday, August 24th at 8pm.

‘Last Ditch Effort at Assimilation: Skunk as Santa’, stoneware by Jennifer McCandless

Stay tuned for 5:00 on the 9th….no matter where you are in the world, if you have access to a computer, you may place your bids on some truly one-of-a-kind works of art. Sales of which benefit both the gallery and the participating artists. Silent auction bidding open online through 8pm on Friday, August 24th!

‘Northern Lights’ watercolor by Linda Di Sante

Thank you for 9 years of support, it has been a truly humbling experience working with such kind and creative people in our tight-knit community! Enjoy!

‘Avalon’ Closing Reception + Artist Talk by Alex Costantino

‘Avalon’ by Alex Costantino

First Friday Artwalk, August 3rd

Closing Reception from 5-8pm

Artist Talk at 7pm


‘East Island Tracts’, 3-D landscape installation by Alex Costantino

‘Avalon’
Landscape Installations by Alex Costantino
NOW’S YOUR CHANCE! Check out this unique exhibition for the first time or visit again to hear the talented Alex Costantino speak about the work, material, process, and concept behind ‘Avalon’, August 3rd at 7pm.
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In the better half of the 21st century, in the middle of a glacier-carved lake in the hilly north edge of a certain green, mountainous state, there is an island village called Avalon. It exists after scarcity, with a peculiar continuity to its past as a lumber milling center and a summertime retreat for farther-flung wealth. Avalon is a portrait of a particular rural future, one in which the questions of life in the outer edges of a wealthy, deeply unequal society have been answered in unexpected ways.

 

The world of Avalon is partially one of technological post scarcity, with much of the challenge of keeping everyone housed and clothed solved by careful and efficient extraction of the means of keeping all people housed, clothed, and fed using technologies most analogous to contemporary rapid prototyping, made democratically cheap and ubiquitous, but also changes in society, locally and throughout this global future, of more free and more equal distribution not only of the technology at issue, but the knowledge and means to use it. It hasn’t meant that there are no clerks, or farmers, or teachers on Avalon, but that none of them really want for anything.

The project of Avalon comes from a desire to see a future for the world we live in, one not mired in dystopias that warn us against our worst possible todays without pointing toward the better world that is indeed possible. It’s particularly pressed on by a desire to see a future that isn’t characterized by the bleeding edge of the technologically and culturally possible we see in most speculative fiction, one centered on the great cosmopolitan global cities or interplanetary frontiers, but one that can be envisioned in the small, aging towns, the remote and currently-shrinking places that have and likely will be receiving the future’s distribution second and third-hand.

 

‘Lighthouse Island’, three dimensional landscape installation by Alex Costantino

July 2018: ‘Avalon’ by Alex Costantino

‘Avalon’

Landscape Installations by Alex Costantino

July 6 – 28, 2018

Opening Reception First Friday: July 6th from 5 – 9pm
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturday from 12 – 5pm

‘Avalon Islands’ 3-D landscape vignette by Alex Costantino

In the better half of the 21st century, in the middle of a glacier-carved lake in the hilly north edge of a certain green, mountainous state, there is an island village called Avalon. It exists after scarcity, with a peculiar continuity to its past as a lumber milling center and a summertime retreat for farther-flung wealth. Avalon is a portrait of a particular rural future, one in which the questions of life in the outer edges of a wealthy, deeply unequal society have been answered in unexpected ways.

‘House on the Plain’ 3-D landscape vignette by Alex Costantino

For the month of July, join The Space Gallery as we transport you to Avalon, through a series of three dimensional landscape vignettes by Alex Costantino.

Art Hop Call to Artists: Registration Open Until Full

Call to Artists:
South End Art Hop

2018 Space Gallery and Soda Plant September Exhibition

Registration Open All Summer Until Full


South End Art Hop 2018 will take place September 7 – 9th this year and we can’t wait to show your work!

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is always thrilled to host exhibitions where every artist who applies may showcase pieces that they are proud of or exemplifies their specific style! Any artist, of any age, working in any medium may show work and fill up their own dedicated wall space a minimum of 3-4′ wide by 8′ tall.

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Dorsey Hogg, ‘Words Can Be Unruly’, altered art book shown at Art Hop 2017

The South End Art Hop is THE best time to get your art out to the public. At The Space Gallery, we host thousands of visitors over the three day event and keep the work open to the public for the entire month of September! The Space Gallery and The Soda Plant hallways fill up, nearly floor to ceiling, with the best local artwork for sale. Last year, we sold at least one piece by one out of every two artists that chose to show on our walls!

Randy Ross, ‘#1’ enamel on panel shown at Art Hop 2017

You may also decide to become an annual gallery member when you register for Art Hop, discounted from $45 to $40 and it includes discounts on future group exhibition fees, inclusion in the annual May Members Show, advice or art critiques by appointment during gallery hours, ability to pitch group or solo shows, promotion on our website and in social media as applicable, and invites to various creative opportunities. Enjoy and keep up the great work!

Barbee Hauzinger, ‘Ascending Mt. Apolonikdt’ collage shown at Art Hop 2017

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Email spacegalleryvt@gmail.com anytime with questions, thanks!

Current Gallery Member Artwork

June 2018: ‘You Know What I Mean?’

You Know What I Mean?

June 1 – 30, 2018
Opening Reception: First Friday Art Walk, June 1st from 5 – 9pm

Longina Smolinski – ‘Running Into Yourself (2)’, acrylic on canvas

Modern day interactions with peers in social settings are often ripe with conversations that are meant to validate thoughts and reactions to daily occurrences. In a search for affirmation one party may ask, “You know what I mean?”

This question may be construed as a statement, seeking a confirmation rather than debate.

Blake Larsen – ‘Untitled 3’, acrylic on 140lb papier d’arche

The artist, while creating, is having a conversation with the piece in hand. Ultimately, the artwork is meant to serve as a statement to the future viewer, of which interpretations are limitless. Throughout history, abstract paintings often comment on an underlying subject matter or cultural reference.

Dan Siegel – ‘The Fountains’, acrylic on panel

‘You Know What I Mean?’ as an exhibition wants to be subjectless, though meaning can be found in all visual art if you look and think hard enough. The goal of The Space Gallery this June is to encourage the viewer to push back and see if they can in fact answer the question at hand, presented uniquely by each artist.

Ashley Roark, ‘Full Stop’, acrylic gouache on panel

Featuring work by:
Ashley Roark
Blake Larsen
Dan Siegel
Longina Smolinski
Steve Sharon

Steve Sharon, ‘In Bloom’, acrylic on canvas