Current Exhibit

Vermont Watercolor Society Fall Awards Show
September 11 — October 30

The Chaffee Art Center is pleased to be hosting the Vermont Watercolor Society Fall Awards Show which showcases thirty juried works of art by VWS members.  This Exhibit offers a wonderfully diverse and dynamic exhibition of watercolor art, and will be on display until October 30th. The exhibit is also available to view online at: www.facebook.com/chaffeeartcenter

Six categories were awarded.  Congratulations to the recipients!

Best in Show:  Robert O’Brien with LEAVES ON MY PORCH    

2nd Prize:  Gerarde Doucette with IT GOES LIKE THIS     

3rd Prize:  Martin LaLonde with NOT ALL THAT GLITTERS

Dorothy Yoder Memorial Award for Innovative and Experimental Technique:  Lynn Pratt with THIS IS HOW I ROLL

Selin & Selin Architects Award for Best in Composition:  Michael Ridge with CLEARWATER 

Moosewalk Studios Award:  Jean Cannon with CANAL STREET

Also on exhibit are Chaffee Juried Artist Members work showcased in the upstairs galleries.So much to see and enjoy when you visit our 1890’s historic mansion with creative and inspiring art, stunning architecture, plus our NEW Gallery Shoppe featuring cards, prints, jewelry, pottery, books, small paintings, and much more.  The Chaffee Art Center is open to the public on Thursdays and Fridays, Noon to 4pm; Saturdays 10am to 2pm.  Masks are required. Contact: 802-775-0356; www.chaffeeartcenter.org

The Vermont Watercolor Society was founded in 1995 by a small group of painters and today has 240 current members.  The group is dedicated to promoting the awareness and appreciation of watercolor to its membership at all levels of ability and to the community by providing opportunities and venues for participation, education, fellowship, and exhibitions throughout Vermont and Western New Hampshire.  For more information, please visit their website at www.vtwatercolor.org.

NEW EXHIBIT…Vermont Watercolor Society Fall Awards Show. Thank you to the wonderful and fun judge, Mickey Myers, who you will meet in the coming weeks as we post individual videos with comments on why she chose each award recipient. Exhibit at the Chaffee Art Center until October 30th.

Posted by Chaffee Art Center on Friday, September 11, 2020
Vermont Watercolor Society Fall Awards Show. Thank you to the wonderful and fun judge, Mickey Myers, featured in the videos below with comments on why she chose each award recipient. Exhibit at the Chaffee Art Center until October 30th.

Vermont Watercolor Society Fall Awards Show now on exhibit at the Chaffee Art Center. Here judge, Mickey Myers, explains one of the awards given. Open hours: Thur & Fri noon to 4pm.

Posted by Chaffee Art Center on Monday, September 14, 2020

BEST IN SHOW announced by judge Mickey Myers for VT Watercolor Society Fall Awards Show currently on exhibit at the Chaffee Art Center. Stop in to see it In Person. Thurs and Fri noon to 4pm or by appointment. 802-775-0356.

Posted by Chaffee Art Center on Thursday, September 17, 2020

VT Watercolor Society Fall Yoder Award presented by judge, Mickey Myers. Stop in this week Thursday and Friday noon to 4pm. AND SATURDAY 10am to 2pm to see in-person, the inspiring watercolor art on exhibit!Also experience the works of our talented juried artist members. …and, explore the NEW GALLERY SHOPPE.

Posted by Chaffee Art Center on Monday, September 21, 2020

Vermont Watercolor Society Fall Awards with judge, Mickey Myers, announcing 2nd Prize: Gerarde Doucette “It All Goes Like This”Stop in and explore 3 galleries of stunning watercolor art. Hours: Thur and Fri 12-4; Sat 10-2.

Posted by Chaffee Art Center on Monday, September 28, 2020