Selected artists including: Gayleen Aiken, Merrill Densmore, Howard Finster, HJ Laurent, Theodore Ludwiczak, Violetta Raditz, Nek Chand Saini, Russell Snow, Burleigh Woodard, 19th century sandpapers, bottle whimseys and more.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Please join us for a special opening reception in conjunction with BigTown Conversations
An Afternoon with Vermont Filmmaker Jay Craven
3pm Opening Reception in the main gallery
4pm Free Screening of Craven's 1984 documentary short Gayleen,
exploring the wonderful world of Vermont folk artist Gayleen Aiken, in the main gallery
4:30pm Q & A with the Filmmaker
5pm Garden/Picnic dinner: gourmet pizza from the oven & salad from the garden. $12-$18 pies. With a wine tasting by Neshobe Vineyards, Brandon, VT
6:30pm a 100 Town Tour screening of Craven's new film, Northern Borders at the Rochester High School
Visit www.bigtowngallery.com/news/ for ticket info
Please join us also for a BigTown Conversations event:
Saturday, September 21 at 5pm
Join us for a panel discussion on folk art. What is the lure and attraction so many feel for folk art? How does the intensely personal quality of folk art resonate with the contemporary artist?
With Vermont Folklife Center Director, Greg Sharrow, artists /collectors Marcy Hermansader, Mark Goodwin, Peter Thomashow & Bhakti Ziek and BigTown Gallery owner, Anni Mackay
Bring your own questions and join the conversation.
refreshments to follow
All donations go towards future programming.
BigTown Gallery . 99 North Main Street . Rochester, Vermont 05767