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Become a Space Gallery Member Today!

Space Gallery Membership Drive & May Exhibition

2018 Members Show Call to Artists


The Space Gallery is built on ideals of being accessible; to artists and viewers alike. For us, this means that you may show your artwork regardless of your age, medium, and experience in the arts. Everyone needs a first gallery exhibition and we have seen artists go on to New York City, Chicago, or stay right here in Vermont, fulfilling their dreams of becoming a full time artist and making a living at it. For all of May, Space Gallery Members showcase a piece of artwork that they are proud of, is new for them, or best exemplifies their specific style. Whether you have shown work countless times or never before, we can’t wait to see it!

New Member Jessie Polk, Theory of Relativity, sculptural encaustic

To the viewer; accessibility to us means that someone may visit the gallery who may not have been in a formal exhibition setting before and ask any question and feel comfortable doing so. Artists may walk in as well with questions about how to show or price work, and receive advice or critiques on their portfolio. We take pride in showing artwork and will always do so professionally. Thank you for your support!

Artist Member Brendan Bush, Untitled Abstract, acrylic

Anyone Near or Far May Join Today!

Fill out the following form to become an annual member of The Space Gallery. You may sign up to be involved as little or as much as you like! We host a new exhibition every First Friday of the month and can’t wait to share it with you!

Space Gallery Membership Form

The Space Gallery ‘Astronaut Mural’ by Adam DeVarney

The Space Gallery Membership Perks

-Subscription to Gallery Newsletter
-First Notifications on Exhibition Opportunities
-Open Call to Submit a Piece for Our Annual Members Show in May
-Advice and Critiques on Work From Gallery Director (anytime during gallery hours by appointment)
-Option to Submit Ideas for Group Exhibitions and Solo Shows
-Discounts on Any Exhibition with an Entry Fee (such as the South End Art Hop)
-Inclusion on the Gallery Members Page on the Website with Links to Your Work
-Promotion of Your Work as Applicable Online and in Social Media (tell us when you have a show somewhere, a new website, or work you’re excited about!)

….and finally, the pleasure of knowing you are supporting these programs not only for yourself, but for other artists and viewers!

If you decide to give more than the suggested membership fee, we will use those funds for hosting community exhibitions that do not make money through art sales, opening events, and for artists who may not have the ability to afford a membership at this time. Thank you! 

Email us at spacegalleryvt@gmail.com with questions anytime!

April 2018: ‘Home Works’ by Kylie Dally and Corrine Yonce

Home Works

by Kylie Dally and Corrine Yonce

April 6 – 28, 2018

Opening Reception:
First Friday Art Walk, April 6th from 5 – 9pm


In honor of the anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act and in remembrance of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, April is set aside as National Fair Housing Month.

2018 coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. Former President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, signing fair housing into law.

“Now, with this bill, the voice of justice speaks again,” Johnson said
as he signed the bill. “It proclaims that fair housing for all, all
human beings who live in this country, is now part of the American way of life.”


 

‘Guy Salvomini, South Burlington Community Housing’ acrylic on masonite by Corrine Yonce

This April, The Space Gallery is honored to show the wonderful work of Kylie Dally and Corrine Yonce who have created paintings of, with, and for the residents of Burlington Housing Authority.

‘Wharf Lane Community Painting’ with Kylie Dally

With the guidance of Kylie Dally, a series of nature paintings were created with residents of Wharf Lane Apartments in Burlington as a way to connect them with nature, art, and community. Utilizing plants sourced in the area, the work is to be permanently installed in their building this summer.

Residents wanted art, colorful walls, and to have some control over the appearance of their living environment, and with the financial assistance of a Burlington City Arts Community Fund Grant, the work has done just that.

‘Debra Pratt, Decker Towers’ acrylic on masonite by Corrine Yonce

Corrine Yonce’s series, ‘Voices of Home’ combines the audio narratives and painted portraits of affordable housing residents of Decker Towers and South Burlington Community Housing. The result is vibrant work that demonstrates the importance of safe, healthy, and affordable homes.

Yonce has received support for the project from Burlington City Arts, the Vermont Arts Council, Fair Housing Vermont, Curtis Lumber and worked in collaboration with Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition. She is currently the artist in resident at New City Gallery on Church Street, Burlington.

‘Warf Lane Community Painting’ with Kylie Dally

‘Home Works’
On View April 6 – 28, 2018
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturday 12 – 5pm

March 2018: ‘In The Moment’ collage work by Ashley Roark, Barbee Hauzinger, and Christy Mitchell

In The Moment

Collage Work by Ashley Roark, Barbee Hauzinger, and Christy Mitchell

March 2 – 31, 2018

Opening Reception:
First Friday Art Walk, March 2nd from 5 – 9pm

Collage by Barbee Hauzinger – ‘In Search of the Waganauts’

Ashley Roark, Barbee Hauzinger, and Christy Mitchell have much in common; females in their thirties creating collage artwork…though their styles range from minimalism to conceptual, crossing a wide spectrum of time and eras with their materials and visual media.

Collage by Ashley Roark – ‘Balances’

Ashley Roark sees paper as a place holder for memories. These assemblages create a language through the layering and manipulation of materials. Roark uses inspiration from typography to create form, space and movement. Her work utilizes vintage paper, acrylic paint, gouache, graphite, and wax. This new series illustrates Roark’s current experimentation with an expanded color palette, adding new elements of pale pink and sienna to her traditionally muted tones.

Collage by Barbee Hauzinger – ‘LIFE Magazine September 14, 1962’

Barbee Hauzinger uses collage as a way to actualize a landscape, a scene, and a place in time that could never be captured through her other creative passion, photography, exclusively with paper from vintage books and magazines.

In her ‘Where You’d Want to Be Series’, Hauzinger creates familiar yet curious scenes; snapshots that exude a sense of strange sense of nostalgia for the viewer.  The landscapes themselves are beautiful; star studded skies, ethereal heavenly bodies, pristine wildernesses. Yet there is something eerie and off about them, like these places may just be too good to be true.

The second series, ‘Age of Ads’ goes about dissecting and exploring American consumerism and commercialism through the use of ads from a single piece of print material. The piece featured above from this series uses only one magazine, LIFE Magazine September 14, 1962, dissecting the moment in time to one message; utopia can be created if you just buy the correct products.

Collage by Christy Mitchell – ‘Traffic Jam Uptown’ (detail)

Christy Mitchell creates a sense of nostalgia in her collages through the use of color and imagery printed in magazines from the late 40’s – early 70’s, though the artist herself never lived in those decades. Her choice of settings and the people depicted appear as if in a scene or a still of an imagined movie. Utilizing media from those specific eras, the content was ‘of the moment’ in those years, though when placed in fresh compositions the work takes on a new life, commenting on broader implications of our current place within society and with each other. The work is at times comforting, as though you could just go back ‘there’, paired with a voice in the back of your head, asking, ‘are you sure that you want to?’

In The Moment
On View March 2 – 31, 2018
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturday 12 – 5pm

February 2018: ‘HUSK’ – Artwork on Parasitic Relationships

HUSK

Artwork on Parasitic Relationships

February 2 – 24, 2018

Opening Reception:
First Friday Art Walk, February 2nd from 5 – 9pm

‘Me Too’ (detail) – by Beth Robinson and Annika Rundberg


The host/parasite relationship in nature is a strange, fascinating one. There are many reasons why this relationship exists, including population control, boosting immune response, aiding decomposition and supporting the food web. While most parasites do not kill their hosts, what compels those that do? In our culture, the word “parasite” has a decidedly negative connotation. Though literal parasites are seeking only to live, parasite/host relationships present between humans result in toxic power dynamics, financial instability, breakdowns of bodies and minds, and loss of benefit to both parties over time. The work in this exhibition was made to explore parasitic relationships in all their forms. Where do we get the energy we need to sustain ourselves? Are those sources sustainable or part of a system that ultimately depletes us? This group of female artists met over the course of six months to discuss their interpretations of the show concept. Each artist is exploring the theme from her own unique perspective. The work includes depictions of parasites in nature in addition to examinations of family dynamics, childbirth, beauty, sexuality, and dysfunctional relationships in the context of parasitism.


Participating Artists:
Beth Robinson
Annika Rundberg
Athena Kafantaris
Sarah Vogelsang
Martha Hull
Jenn LeBlanc
Lynne Reed
Alex Swaisgood
Janine Fleri


HUSK at The Space Gallery
February 2 – 24, 2018
Gallery Hours: Thurs – Sat from 12 – 5pm

‘Small Works’ Holiday Exhibition at Space Gallery

Small Works

Annual Holiday Exhibition

December 1 – January 20

Opening Reception:
First Friday Art Walk, December 1 from 5 – 9pm

‘Snowed In’ mixed media collage by Ashley Roark

Artists of all ages, working in any medium were invited to bring artwork to The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery that was perfectly sized for gift giving or for that sweet spot in your own home or office….12″ or smaller in each direction…and they delivered!

Join us on First Friday and through the holidays to peruse hundreds of affordable creative offerings. The perfect opportunity to collect and give work by various artists. Enjoy and see you soon!


Additional First Friday Opening:
January 5th, 2018 from 5-9pm

Open Gallery Hours for Public Viewing/Shopping:
Thursdays – Saturdays from 12-5pm

Call to Artists: ‘Small Works’ Holiday Exhibition

Call to Artists: Small Works

Annual Holiday Exhibition at Space


The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery hosts an exhibition each year where every piece gets in! Any artist, of any age, working in any medium may show work. The only criteria is that the artwork must measure 12″ or smaller in every direction before framing or mounting. Everything shows!

Artists may exhibit up to 10 pieces. You make it, choose it, price it, and bring it on down. Entry fee is $5 /per piece, cash preferred. (Check or charge details upon drop off).


What you do:
-Choose a selection of 1 – 10 pieces that fit the size criteria and is ready to hang on a wall or be shown on a pedestal.
-Create an inventory list that includes the title, medium, and price (as applicable, noting each artist receives a commission of 60% of set price for sales, paid within 30 days of the exhibition closing) of each work, along with your name, address, and contact info. No forms to fill out online, just make sure it’s typed or legible!
-Bring it along with the entry fee to The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery during the following drop off times…
and we will take care of the rest!!


Drop Off for Small Works:
Starts: Thursday, November 16th –
Ends: Thursday, November 30th, 2017

PICK YOUR DROP OFF TIMES AS THESE ARE FIRM:
Thurs – Sat
, Nov 16 – 18 from 12-5pm
Wed, Nov 22 from 4 – 7pm
(Closed Thanksgiving)
Fri, Nov 24 from 12 – 6pm
Sat, Nov 25 from 12 – 5pm
Mon, Nov 27 from 4 – 7pm
Tues, Nov 28 from 11 – 1pm & 6 – 7pm
Wed, Nov 29 from 11 – 1pm & 6 – 7pm
Thurs, Nov 30 from 11 – 1pm
then done! No more submissions will be accepted.

Note: If you need to inquire about details on drop off or mailing your work to the gallery, contact us at spacegalleryvt@gmail.com

First Small Works, 2009 at The Space Gallery, Adam DeVarney sold every one!

First Friday Opening Receptions:
December 1st, 2017 from 5-9pm
January 5th, 2018 from 5-9pm

Open Gallery Hours for Public Viewing/Shopping:
Thursdays – Saturdays from 12-5pm
Additional Holiday Hours Tbd

Exhibition Duration: December 1, 2017 – January 20, 2018


Enjoy! This is a wonderful way for you to dive into showing your work to the public for the first time or for the 50th! You will be in great company and The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is thrilled to have you!

Call to Artists: ‘Dark Matter’ A Juried October Exhibition

‘Dark Matter’

A Juried Dark Arts Exhibition at The Space Gallery

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery is thrilled to host our annual ‘dark arts’ exhibition this October with ‘Dark Matter’, juried and curated by gallery director, Christy Mitchell. She relishes in the opportunity to get creepy with you!

‘Dark Matter’, in a scientific sense, has never been directly observed; however, its existence would explain a number of otherwise puzzling astronomical observations. We ask that you consider how existence and puzzling realities…and fantasies, play in to your own work and interpretation of the universe. In a psychological sense….what makes you think, makes you question, terrifies you…or others. Do you find beauty in death, in quiet alleys, and in the dark nights of your soul? Do you feel that we may be in the new ‘dark ages’ with regards to our environment or political climate?

Is your work just simply, beautifully, dark…with seriousness or humor?

Show us. We can’t wait to see.

Applications accepted now until midnight on September 30th, 2017, as we slither into October. Muwahahaha
‘Dark Matter’ Application Form