The Art House Gallery on Craftsbury Common, Vermont is calling all artists to submit work for exhibition in the Gallery at Brown Library and the Trustees Room Gallery at Sterling College in 2014 and 2015. The Art House is seeking two dimensional works which reflect a curiosity, admiration, or connection to the natural world. For complete information and details visit www.vermontarthouse.org or call 802-586-2200. . Deadline for submission is October 25, 2014.http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
The Wooden Horse Arts Guild Arts Education Committee announced the Fall Scholarship Round for the Camilla Mead Arts Education Scholarship Fund. Applications for the Fall round of up to $300.00 are being accepted until November 1, 2014. Awards are applied to future expenses and must be used within 12 months of receiving the award.
One of the ways the Guild fulfills its 501©3 mission is through the Camilla Mead Arts Education Scholarship Fund. The fund is named for a founding member and current president who continues to be dedicated to supporting creative development in the arts. We encourage and recognize artistic excellence in the literary, visual and performing arts and to date have given 10 scholarships in these fields.
The fund provides cash awards to enable Vermont residents ages 14 and over to enhance their growth and education in the arts and is supported by donations from members, the general public and fund raising events conducted by the Wooden Horse Arts Guild. The Guild appreciates and welcomes donations to help continue this important work and expand scholarship monies for Vermonters interested in continuing their artistic development. Donations to the fund are fully deductible under section 170 of the 501c3 code. Donations can be sent to WHAG Scholarships, P.O. Box 502 North Troy, VT. 05859. Donations can also be made through PayPal. Complete information about the Camilla Mead Arts Education Scholarship Fund, the recipients and applications are at http://www.woodenhorsearts.com/scholarships.shtmlhttp://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
The Wooden Horse Arts Guild is looking forward to a great weekend of Arts and Crafts with the members of the Wooden Horse Arts Guild. On Saturday and Sunday, October 11 & 12, the WHAG will be at the DEGRE Auction House Route 100 in Westfield, Vt. This is an “all member” show at which you will meet artists, bowl turners, quilters and wood workers. You will see wonderful needle felted paintings, silk scarves, jewelry (including a Guest Jewelry Artist from Florida), Antler carvings, stained glass, multi media art, pottery and much more. Young Jake Swanson will show you how he creates an animal with his chain saw.
On Saturday, from 11 to 2 The Wooden Horse Arts Guild is pleased to introduce new local author, Henry F. Stocek of Troy, who will be signing his book, “Queen of the Valley – The Days of XYZ” .
Hank will be on hand to talk about the attack of the Deep River Savings Bank in Deep River, CT in Dec. 1899, and his historical dramatization, based on a true tale of a little Connecticut town which experienced the traumatic event at the time when McKinley was in the White House. Even today people leave coins and flowers on the robber’s grave. Henry Stocek is a born story-teller. You will enjoy meeting Hank and hearing about his first literary work.
While you’re out and about be sure to visit Whag member, Leona White, who will be at her Gallery and Studio at 146 White Road, Irasburg, VT. Don’t miss a visit with Leona and her gallery of many paintings of wonderful places. Leona’s gallery is only 19 minutes from the show. Look for the Wooden Horse Arts Guild sign on Route 14 at White Road.http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Be sure to visit the Wooden Horse Arts Guild on Saturday and Sunday, October 11 & 12. The “Fall Arts and Crafts Show” is a “Member Only” show. And, if Variety is the Spice of Life, you will get variety here! Don’t Miss it!http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
In case you forgot, This weekend is Vermont’s Open Studio Weekend! There are many fine artists and craftsmen who open their studios for the enjoyment of the public and visitors throughout Vermont. One terrific artist is Jennifer Ranz and her place is her GREENSBORO BARN! Visit Jennifer this weekend during your ride around viewing the foliage……you’re just in time – it is fading fast!
Here’s a note from Jennifer: Sat.& Sun.Oct. 4-5th from 10- 5pm
It’s that time again! The FALL ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW (formerly known as the Village Art Show in North Troy) presented by The Wooden Horse Arts Guild. On Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12, drive around to enjoy the foliage and stop in at DEGRE AUCTION HOUSE on Route 100 in Westfield, VT. The Wooden Horse Arts Guild will be there with many of their very FINE artists and craftsmen. (and a few guests) The Holidays will be here sooner than we think, so do your shopping on the Columbus Day Weekend with the Wooden Horse Arts Guild! Paintings, Leather, Wood, Quilting, Jewelry, Baskets, Stained Glass, Pottery, Carvings, Collage, those wonderful needle felted Paintings and More! You’re sure to find that perfect gift! This from a shopper: “I love to shop at a Wooden Horse Arts Guild show! I know that I will ALWAYS find quality!” The show is free and handicapped accessible – restrooms, too. Give yourself a treat! See on October 11 & 12 from 10 am to 4 pm!http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Wooden Horse Arts Guild fine art artists are displaying several pieces of their their work at the Derby Community Bank during the months of September and October. When you visit the Bank, take a few minutes to browse the paintings of these three fineartists. RuthGenco - GeorgiaHigley - LeonaWhite
Wooden Horse Arts Guild member, Jim Maas, is showing his wonderful birds at the Vermont Furniture and Wood Festival on Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28 Union Arena (Woodstock High School Grounds) Route 4~ Woodstock, VT
There will be entertainment for all at the Festival. Live music, local food, Vermont furniture & wood products for sale, and demonstrations from the areas most talented woodworkers. Take a wonderful foliage ride to Woodstock and visit the Festival, too! Here’s one of Jim’s birds. “Life-sized Chickadee”http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
The Newport Area Community Orchestra news is updated weekly! If you are interested in playing with this up and coming young orchestra, take a look at http://www.newportareacommunityorchestra.org/
The director, Ken Michelli would be happy to visit with you about the orchestra and its performances. Contact Ken: email@example.com
Here are a few performances on the calendar. Don’t miss them!
October 19, 2014 – NACO Expanded Piano Sextet at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (4:00 pm)
October 24, 2014 – NACO Expanded Piano Sextet at Stanstead College (10:45 am)
November 1, 2013 – NACO Fall Concert (Goodrich Memorial Library) (1:00 pm)