Alyssa Grosso

Ahren Ahrenholz asks questions through the process of creating his art, using materials like seared wood (top left and top right); pigment on canvas, metal hoop, and thread (bottom left), and paint on canvas with wood (bottom right).

‘The questioning is all important to me’

East Dummerston artist Ahren Ahrenholz will display works at Crowell Gallery in May

NEWFANE-The Crowell Art Gallery at Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, will present Ahren Ahrenholz's "Objects" exhibition in May.

Ahrenholtz has been making pottery since 1971, when he ran a pottery studio in Cornwall, England.

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Student art for all the senses

At Crowell Gallery, students from the region exhibit art projects inspired by the story of a deaf woman who experiences music through vibrations

NEWFANE-The Crowell Art Gallery at Moore Free Library will present an annual exhibition of art by K–5 students from NewBrook, Townsend, Jamaica School, Dover, Wardsboro, and Marlboro schools. The free exhibit will run until Monday, April 29. The art teachers involved are Suzanne Paugh, from NewBrook, Townsend, and Jamaica...

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Art beneath the water

David Parker Jr., who chronicles the lives of the beavers in his pond, shows his photos at Crowell Gallery

The Crowell Art Gallery at Moore Free Library will presents a wildlife photography exhibition by David Y. Parker Jr. The free exhibit will run from Saturday, March 2 to Sunday, March 31. A reception will be held on March 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. Parker has been living...

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Watercolor exhibit celebrates edible delights

During March and April, Brooks Memorial Library hosts "Yum!," an exhibit of watercolors that portray food by the local group Art Among Friends. Art Among Friends is a group of six local artists: Connie Evans, Alice Freeman, Kathy Greve, Laurie Klenkel, Louise Zak, and Lynn Zimmerman. This creative group met online during the pandemic to create not only art but also strong friendships. According to a news release, the 15 pieces on display in this show "celebrate edible delights -

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A community tied together

The New England Center for Circus Arts is holding a ropes workshop that builds not only strength but relationships within the circus arts school's community. As described on its website, the workshop, Rope Meeting, is a “creative space for rope artists from all over the world to meet, share, connect, learn, and reflect.” NECCA will “provide the space and the community and you bring your excitement and skills you want to practice and the fun builds from there in an...

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Masks that reveal what’s underneath

A Boston-based multimedia artist, filmmaker, and graphic designer will lead a hands-on workshop that will dive into participants' inner reflections and new internal discoveries. Daniel Callahan, whose exhibit “Daniel Callahan: En-MassQ” is on display at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center through Sunday, June 11, will share his work in MassQing, a form of decoration of the body that uses the face as a canvas for line, shape, and color to express what is inside. “We often think of a...

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Bringing characters to life

As an undergraduate at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, John Steven Gurney discovered his love for children's books. He has illustrated more than 100 children's books over the years. But there, he found that “children's books were only some of the things I wanted to illustrate,” said the artist, who has also has worked on fiction book covers, editorial illustrations for magazines, puzzles, and advertising posters. His journey from Brooklyn to Brattleboro came after living in Brooklyn for 17...

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Inspired by real life

Historical fiction author Bill Lockwood published his sixth novel, Forced Entry? The former social worker and journalist said he had long wanted to write a book, but it took him until after he retired to get one published. “I have now had six books published by The Wild Rose Press - the first in 2016, the most recent May 18, 2022 - I've written a few that haven't gotten published too,” he said. Lockwood's previous books include Gare de Lyon,

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