Experience Studio Place Arts (SPA), a vibrant, three-floor, non-profit community visual arts center in historic downtown Barre, Vermont. Our mission is to enrich people around the region by making the visual arts accessible to everyone through education, art exhibitions (free of charge) and contact with working artists. Join us and be part of a dynamic art community.
In the Galleries:
Tell Me - Beyond Words - Jack Rowell: Cultural Documentarian
May 22 - June 30, 2018
Opening Reception: May 24th from 5:30-7:30
Expanded Hrs - Open Studios Weekend
Sat., May 26: 10AM-5PM
Sun., May 27: Noon-5PM
Main Floor Gallery:
Tell Me - Artwork that explores language and communication. Curated by Janet Van Fleet. Featured artists: Tom Batey, Tim Brookes, Joe Cariati, Ted Ceraldi, Michael Chaney, Sara Biggs Chaney, Mark Dixon, Linda E. Jones, Walter Kopek, Matt Larson, Gary Miller, Matthew Monk, Julia Pavone, Michelle Saffran, Diane Sophrin, Axel Stohlberg, Athena Petra Tasiopoulos,, James Teuscher, Dana Walrath, Pamela Wilson, Wosene
Second Floor Gallery:
Beyond Words: Artworks by the Book Arts Guild of Vermont - Books can take on a language of their own, as shown in the multimedia work of this group of artists that use shape, structure, and materials to get their message across.
Featured Artists: Jill Abilock, Hope Baker-Carr, Sally Blanchard-O’Brien, Rebecca Boardman, Elissa R. Campbell, Nina Gaby, Marilyn Gillis, Dorsey Hogg, Bonnie Hooper, Debra Kraemer, Jane Ploughman, Maryann Riker, Vera Ryersbach, Nancy Stone, Marica Vogler
Third Floor Gallery:
Jack Rowell: Cultural Documentarian -
Photographs from 5th generation Vermonter Jack Rowell's 30+ year career as a photographer
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In the Media:
‘Stewards of the Land’: Orah Moore reveals the spirit of the American west
The Times Argus, May 12, 2018
by Mary Gow
Talk of the Town - 'Arty Party'
The Times Argus, April 11, 2018
by David Delcore
'Pleased to Meet You' SPA Creates a World of Fantasy
Times Argus, April 7, 2018
by Mary Gow
'Golden' at SPA: Are They Really Golden Years?
Times Argus, February 3, 2018
by Mary Gow
Art Review: 'Painting as Language' by Matthew Monk
Seven Days, Jan. 10, 2018
by Amy Lilly
*Matthew Monk is a resident studio artist at SPA
'Celebrate' Community Arts at Studio Place Arts
Times Argus, November 16, 2017
by Jim Lowe
photos by Stefan Hard
Time Argus Best of the Best Readers' Choice Award winner for 2017 Best Art Gallery and Runner Up Best Art School.
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