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‘The Shape of Things’ July 1 – August 6, 2022

‘The Shape of Things’ July 1 – August 6, 2022

‘Clouds’ (detail) sculpture by Kevin Donegan

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is honored to host an exhibition many months in the making. The title, ‘The Shape of Things’ feels even more poignant now as we struggle to make sense of our world, how we express ourselves, and how we may work together as a community to lift each other up in the face of oppression and seemingly insurmountable challenges. Gallery Director, Christy Mitchell, approached four artists in the past year to participate in a show simply about shape. These artists create work that plays with geometry and with patterns that literally or figuratively appear to float off the standard 2-D frame.

Kevin Donegan, an artist working just down the street, joins us from a recent residency at the Vermont Studio Center. Donegan states, “The intent of this installation is to create an environment which feels ominous and potentially dangerous, but also beautiful and serene. Touching on themes of climate change, escapism, and the slippery nature of perception, it attempts to engage viewers viscerally and intellectually, and is rooted in the artist’s desire to affect change.” 

‘It’s Ok’ sculpture by Kevin Donegan

Will Patlove has been exhibiting with us from time to time for a decade and we thoroughly enjoy his playful interpretation of what the shape of a painted surface can be. Bent and manipulated pieces covered in canvas or carved and cut wood become multi-faceted planes in which Patlove applies his minimalist color palettes.   

‘Twist’ acrylic on wood by Will Patlove

Frank Tamasi is a newer artist to The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and creates meticulous geometric pieces by hand (without tape or straight edges) feeling each line and selecting each color deliberately. Tamasi states that, “Color theory plays a vital role in my work allowing me to express inner-energies that otherwise leave me at a loss of words….The layering of colors immerse you deeper and deeper as you look at it longer. It creates an experience that not only brings light into any room, but ignites an emotion internally through the vibrations.”  

‘Immersed’ acrylic on canvas by Frank Tamasi

Haley Fenn expresses herself through form, both with one of a kind jewelry and with sculptures that play with hard geometric edges and softer shapes and palettes. Fenn’s work draws you in, you notice it in any room, as if the work has something to say and it will tell you if you just listen long enough. A first time showing with us, we are thrilled to host a series of her sculptures in this exhibition.   

Detail of sculpture by Haley Fenn

‘The Shape of Things’ welcomes viewers to First Friday Art Walk receptions on both July 1 and August 5 from 5-8pm. On display weekly, Fridays and Satrudays from 12-5pm through August 6, 2022. Take time for yourself and to enjoy the work soon.

Closing Reception Friday 6-9pm! ‘Members Exhibiton’ & ‘Holding Pattern’ at The Space Gallery

Closing Reception Friday 6-9pm! ‘2021 Space Gallery Members Exhibiton’ & ‘Holding Pattern’ with an Artist Talk by Christy Mitchell at 7:30pm

‘The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery 2021 Members Exhibition’
Group show by 50 Member Artists
June 11 – August 7, 2021

Closing Reception: Friday, August 6 from 6pm – 9pm

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is proud to feature work by 50 member artists from across Vermont! Each artist was prompted to bring up to three pieces, regardless of content or medium, that represents their personal style. The result is a wide range of perspectives in materials ranging from fiber, metal, wood, oil painting, collage and more. This summer long members exhibition has something for everyone in accessible price ranges that allow you to have fun while you support local arts!

‘timeless’ & ‘note’ by Christy Mitchell in ‘Holding Pattern’, photo by Luke Awtry

‘Holding Pattern’
Installation by Christy Mitchell
June 11 – August 7, 2021

Closing Reception: Friday, August 6 from 6pm – 9pm
Artist Talk: 7:30pm

Set in an early 20th century Victorian style home, ‘Holding Pattern’ imagines conversations and changes to everyday life experienced over many decades and family dynamics. If these walls could talk about the things that we say and what we hide from the public, what would they tell us? Christy Mitchell combines artifacts from the past to tell stories about modern day topics that have affected her, but are also universal. As we are collectively released from the holding pattern of the last year, a critical eye must be trained on what we will take with us and what should be left behind.  

Read the Review in Seven Days, “If These Walls Could Talk” by Pamela Polston July 28, 2021 Article Link Here

 

‘All the Feels’ February – April, 2021

‘All the Feels’

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery curated hallways of The Soda Plant
February 19 – April 30, 2021

Featured here; Art by Dana Heffern, Andrew Prendimano, Alan Shulman, Nikki Laxar


In years past, the ‘All the Feels’ exhibition at The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery has felt both lighthearted, exploring themes of love, as well as diving deeper and commenting on the current political climate. In 2021, amidst a pandemic, the feelings have predominantly turned inward or about how we interact with each other. 40+ artists have created work with the prompt of ’emotion’, whether it was felt during the creation of the piece, in the content of the work, or how the viewer would interpret it later. We sure are feeling it, but one thing is certain, it feels good to be showing artwork again after a year of keeping our distance.

‘Almost There’ by David Holub
‘Roots and Wings’ by Lindsay Colburn

It’s our first curated exhibition since March of 2020 and we are so excited to open our doors to the public for this heartfelt show. Visit The Soda Plant building for a self-guided tour each Monday – Saturday from 10am – 5pm. Gallery attendants on hand at The Space Gallery entrance each Friday & Saturday from 12-5pm. Inquires into the show may be sent to spacegalleryvt@gmail.com. See you soon!

Call to Artists: ‘All the Feels’


Call to Artists, Submission Deadline: Now through Thursday, February 4 at 11:59pm


Exhibition Duration: February 12 – March 20, 2021

Juried Exhibition: Submit work for Consideration Here ‘All the Feels Application’

Socially distanced drop off times or mailing address to be announced should the work be selected, to arrive February 5 – 9, 2021.

About the Show: The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery seeks submissions of artwork that exude emotion, feeling, and cause reactions. Whether in the creation process from the artist, in the content of the piece, or in the response from the viewer while taking in the work, we are looking forward to seeing it all. All mediums, sizes, and content will be considered.

Juried and curated, you will be notified if your work is selected for this exhibition.

Entry Fee applies only if the work is selected: $15 per artist, $10 for members. Free to apply. We do not deny entry based on inability to contribute.

Exhibition inquiries may be made to spacegalleryvt@gmail.com.

This year has been extraordinarily tough, we appreciate you taking the time to share your work with us, take good care!

Virtual Closing Reception for ‘Unnatural Light’, August 28th on Instagram Live from 6-8pm!

‘Unnatural Light’ Virtual Closing Reception August 28th!

Instagram Live, Cocktails with Christy @ spacegalleryvt from 6-8pm

‘Unnatural Light’ Shown Here, work by Will C, Kim Desjardins, and Alexander Costantino

‘Unnatural Light’ has been the longest lasting exhibition in our 10 years at The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery! Join us as we close out the show to usher in a new exhibition this September. Visit our page here Space Gallery VT to watch and follow along with ‘Cocktails with Christy’ and conversations about art. You may also ask to join in to talk with us from home by selecting the “ask to join” button when you log on the highlighted stories section for the Live Stream, as we would love to talk to you about your work or answer any questions you may have! On your phone the Instagram page is @ spacegalleryvt. See you soon…virtually!

See you there!