The Jackson Gallery, located in the lower lobby of the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, is showing the exhibit “Dreaming of Timbuctoo” now. If you haven’t had a chance to explore the works yet, consider attending curator and writer Amy Godine’s presentation on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. Godine, an author and independent historian will introduce the story of a Black Adirondack farm settlement called Timbuctoo and a rich New York abolitionist’s effort to seed northern New York with Black pioneers in 1846.
She will also explore the several ways the Timbuctoo story resonated with Vermonters,...
'TWO CONTINENTS,' BY Patricia LeBon Herb
MIDDLEBURY — The Jackson Gallery will be filled with original, handmade and hand-printed art and fine crafts beginning Nov. 15. This 12th annual holiday exhibition features 25 regional artists whose work represents a wide variety of media and styles. All have been recognized for their individual approaches to design and image.
An opening reception will be held Friday, Nov. 15, from 5-7 p.m.
Judy Albright brings her beautiful pastel drawings and Ray Hudson returns with his multi-layered woodblock prints. Patricia LeBon Herb will show paintings that reflect her thoughtful approach to image...
'RIPPLES' BY PETER K.K. Williams
MIDDLEBURY — Peter K.K. Williams creates paintings in oil that are exceptional in their vivid representation of texture and light. Subjects includes landscapes inspired by Vermont, Lake Champlain and the rainforest of Costa Rica, as well as accurate recreations based upon Paleolithic cave paintings from France. With the eye of a graphic designer, he makes dynamic compositions of wave patterns on the water amplified to contrast with the surrounding rock forms along Lake Champlain. The paintings in this exhibit were chosen from a large body of work created during the last several decades, as...
MIDDLEBURY — Meet local author Jeremy Holt for an in-person signing of his latest graphic novel “Before Houdini,” on Friday, Aug. 9, from 5-7 p.m., during the Jackson Gallery’s opening reception of Holt’s exhibit “The Making of a Graphic Novel.”
This one-of-a-kind exhibit will showcase the creative process behind how a comic book page gets made. Original art and prints will be available for sale. Illustrations by John Lucas. Books provided by The Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury.
Holt is a Vergennes-based author whose most recent works include “Before Houdini,” “After Houdini,” and “Skip to...