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Art Hounds: Tea and Sketches

Oct 11, 2012 Hounds AH-1011.mp3

Woodstock resident and artist, Carla Munsat called the VPR Art Hounds hotline to suggest listeners go see Barbara Bartlett's new works on display at the AVA Gallery in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

The exhibit is called, The Art of Tea, and features ordinary tea bags used in extraordinary ways.


Oct 5, 2012

Tara O'Reilly suggested, "In Our Nature," an exhibition of 11 regional and local artists in a barn at Comfort Farm in Stowe. The show, which runs through October 14th, includes paintings, sculpture and photography. The barn itself is the ideal backdrop on which to showcase these nature-inspired works, which runs through Sunday, October 14th.

Art Hounds: Nature

Oct 4, 2012
Jane Parkes

Steven Dear, interim head-of-school at Long Trail School in Dorset, Vermont, called the VPR Art Hounds hotline to recommend the works of Vermont plein air painter George Van Hook.

Van Hook, whose works are in the Impressionistic style, has been painting through the seasons at Merck Forest and Farmland Center in Rupert, Vermont, and will show his 16 works at an open house this weekend. Archive

Sep 30, 2012

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Art Hounds: Art That Gives Back

Sep 27, 2012 Hounds-0927.mp3

Vermont musician Peg Tassey suggests Melissa Knight's batik collages, hanging at Muddy Waters in Burlington, Vermont, through October 1st and The Contemporary Dance and Fitness Center until October 11th.

Art Hounds: Swale

Sep 20, 2012

Freelance writer John Flanagan of Richmond came to the VPR studios to talk up local band, Swale and its 10th anniversary performance at Radio Bean in Burlington on Friday, September 28th.

Janet Cobb from Norwich called about Windsor artist Carol Santa Maria's exhibit, Painting the Wind, in Lyme, New Hampshire.