Brandon Artists Guild

'HEADING HOME,' A painting by Joan Drew
BRANDON — As the landscape thaws and life begins to stir, the Brandon Artists Guild (BAG) presents “Wanderlust” — a new, all-member, all-media art show. The exhibit opens with a free reception on March 6, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit will be on view through April 28. “Wanderlust” celebrates journeys real, fanciful and metaphorical. The show features original artwork from the BAG’s exhibiting members in glass, watercolor, oil, ceramics, fabric, photography and more. “Even when we’re happy at home in lovely Vermont, our hearts sometimes yearn for the romance of new locales and experiences — that’s...

BRANDON ARTISTS GUILD will display artwork from local schools, like this collage of a boat, at their annual student art show, which opens Friday, Feb. 7, from 5-7 p.m. at the Guild’s storefront in Brandon.
BRANDON — The Brandon Artists Guild (the BAG), at 7 Center Street in Brandon, will hold its annual show of new artwork by local students from grades K to 12 beginning in February. The opening reception is Friday, Feb. 7, from 5-7 p.m.  “Our students have been embracing their time in the art studio to work as true artists,” says Otter Valley Union High School visual arts instructor Frannie Willard. “They have been striving to develop their creative thinking by pushing the boundaries with traditional and unconventional artistic mediums.”  The celebration of creativity from Brandon area schools...

'TANGLED BRANCHES,' A photograph on kite form by Winslow Colwell
BRANDON — The Brandon Artists Guild (The BAG) kicks off the holiday season with an exhibit of affordable, gift-able art and craft pieces.  The show, “Celebrate with Art,” runs from Nov. 8 through Jan. 28.  The public is invited to the free opening reception on Friday, Nov. 8, from 5-7 p.m. “Art makes a great gift, but buying art for someone else can be a little intimidating,” said Wenda Curtis, a BAG jewelry designer and board member. “So we’re focusing on more affordable, approachable — and fun — pieces.  The kind of work that makes people smile. “In this all-member, all-media show we’ve...

“GIVE ME S'MORE” by Joan Drew — watercolor
BRANDON — As the weather starts to cool, the Brandon Artists Guild is getting all fired up. This fall, the gallery continues its Earth-themed 20th anniversary celebration with a new exhibit, “The Art of Fire.”  The show will run from Aug. 30 through Nov. 5. The public is invited to the free opening reception Friday, Aug. 30, from 5-7 p.m. The all-member, all-media show features pieces linked by the common theme of fire, and includes ceramics, collage, watercolor, oil, photography, glass and more. “Some of these pieces, in glass, ceramics, and metalwork, are born in fire,” said watercolorist...

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