Benefit art show, sale at S. Londonderry Library; Mountain Painters opens Manchester gallery

South Londonderry Free Library. Photo by the library.

South Londonderry Free Library. Photo by the library.

South Londonderry Free Library is exhibiting the artwork of Salvador Gattuso in the Janeway Wing of the library on 15 Old School St. in South Londonderry. This exhibit consists of abstract paintings and cut-outs created from the artist’s imagination. Gattuso’s work reflects his experiences in life and travels from the perspective of a New Orleans native. His work is available for purchase, with all proceeds to benefit the library.

This show runs through October during library hours.

There will be monthly children’s events for the Halloween, Thanksgiving  and Christmas holidays with artist/teacher, Casey Junker Bailey. Library hours are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m., extended hours on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information on the library and upcoming programs call 802-824-3371 or e-mail or visit it on Facebook.

The library thanks Mary Schwartz of Neighborhood Connections for facilitating the discussion and a traveling exhibit of the book Wonder, the Vermont Humanities Council book choice.

Mountain Painters & Artisans opens Manchester gallery

The Mountain Painters & Artisans gallery opened its third location on Oct. 4 at
 The Equinox Village Shops, 3556 Main St. in Manchester Village. It is open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily.

The Mountain Painters & Artisans is a community of artists who support each other in their creative endeavors and bring that inspiration out into the community. 
Each artist displays original work inspired by living in Vermont and nature. The shop offers a showcase for 15 local artists whose work includes: graphite pencil drawings; 

folk art, nature and botanical painting; fiber art, lampwork and fine metal jewelry; 


Scherenschnitte; hooked rugs; and iron work.

To purchase artwork or for more information about the group, visit the Plough & Stone Farm Tables 
Shop next to the gallery. Or visit the Mountain Painters & Artisans Gallery on Facebook, for upcoming events, art workshops and classes, or call 802 824-6555.

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