Longtime Granite Carver Shares His Story

Like many an artist, granite carver John Hickory got tired of “working for the man” and is now, in his seventies, working alone in his own studio in Bradford, Vermont, turning out replica carvings and commissioned originals at prices from the mid-three figures to nearly $16,000 each.

Read more

Community Rallies to Help Local Artist After Burglary

Shown here is some of the damage from a Sept. 9 burglary and vandalism at Paedra Bramhall’s studio in Bridgewater. Photo Provided By Gareth Henderson, Standard Correspondent BRIDGEWATER – The effort to help a local artist in the wake of a recent burglary and vandalism at her studio in Bridgewater has gained momentum this week. […]

Read more

Photos: NWPL, Rocking Horse Painting

Sam Morris paints part of a rocking horse built by Ken Woodhead for the library. (Rick Russell Photo) Fifth graders from Woodstock Elementary School gathered at Norman Williams Public Library with their art teacher, Brooke Piana and artist Charlet Davenport to paint the rocking horses made by Ken Woodhead, to be placed in children’s room […]

Read more

Woodstock Chamber’s Expect Art! , Sept 9-10

Rick Libbey of Andover NH, the Moose Man, wipes raindrops off of a photograph at the Woodstock Art Festival. Libbey specialized in stalking moose by kayak. (Rick Russell Photo) The annual art festival on the Green in Woodstock will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 9-10.

Read more

DHMC Exhibits Highlight Expanding Arts Program

When the sprawling Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center first opened in the 1990s, some said its broad multi-level hallways reminded them of a shopping center, but these days the interior increasingly has the look and feel of an art museum.

In addition to DHMC’s permanent collection of murals and paintings, there are now eight gallery spaces located throughout the complex displaying any array of works by regional artists that change with each season with a two-year waiting list for participation.

Read more

Photos: Sculptor Mary Eldredge

Mary Eldredge show a photo of her sculpture that is being repaired by Jeffery Sass and will be displayed back at the St. James Episcopal Church in Woodstock. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) The angel sculpture housed at the St. James Episcopal Church in Woodstock was originally created by Mary Eldredge of Springfield, Vermont. Artist Jeffery Sass […]

Read more

Photos: Patsy Highberg Art Opening

An exhibit of works by Patsy Highberg is on display at the Norman Williams Public Library Mezzanine until February 13. An opening reception was held on Friday, January 6, 2017. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the January 12, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you […]

Read more

Kannenstine’s Unique Collages on Display at AVA

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent The recent works of one of Woodstock’s well-known artists will be on display beginning Jan. 13 at the AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. The exhibition of “Collages: Reuse, Recycle” by local resident Margaret “Peggy” L. Kannenstine is a series of collages created from her old works […]

Read more