Featured Artist: Gerry Wilkins

Featured Artist: Gerry Wilkins

“I walk in the woods a lot, that’s where I get a lot of my inspiration,” Gerry Wilkins said by phone recently. She is the Chaffee’s Artist of the Month, and acrylic on canvas is her medium. All her work is original, one of a 

Featured Artist: Michelle Hartline

Featured Artist: Michelle Hartline

Article by Janelle Faignant Sitting in the velvet chairs in the front room of the Chaffee mansion, Michelle Hartline pulls up a photo on her phone of a collage she created that put a twist on the Paris skyline. “If you look at the horizon 

Featured Artist: Jennie Johannesen

Featured Artist: Jennie Johannesen

Pastel artist Jennie Johannesen grew up in South Bend, Indiana and went to Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. After working at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, she moved to Vermont for a graduate program in psychology at UVM. Her husband went 

Chaffee Art Center Featured Artist, Mary Fran Lloyd — Vermont Abstract Artist

Chaffee Art Center Featured Artist, Mary Fran Lloyd — Vermont Abstract Artist

Mary Fran Lloyd grew up in Florence, Vermont, and has made art all her life, professionally since 1996.  A self-taught artist, she started out with oils, then moved to watercolor and now works in acrylics, collage and mixed media.  Primarily an abstract artist, Mary Fran is currently