Jim Gardner Wins Moosewalk Award

October 7, 2014 Awards

Jim Gardner is the recipient of the first annual Moosewalk Studios and Gallery Award presented by the Vermont Watercolor Society at the yearly Members’ Show. His painting, Quiet Time (pictured) was selected by judge Kathleen Kolb as one of the 30 outstanding works in watercolor now on display at the Phelps Barn Gallery at the Grafton […]

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Vermont Open Studio Weekend

September 30, 2014 Community

Moosewalk Studios and Gallery is one of two studios in Warren participation in the Fall Vermont Open Studios Weekend on Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 4 & 5). Alice Cheney is opening her studio at 19 Fuller Hill Road where she will be showing her outstanding encaustic paintings. The studio is located immediately off of Main […]

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Naked Potter At Moosewalk

August 14, 2014 Community

Do not get too excited! Luke Ionnuzzi of Waitsfield, VT is the ‘naked potter’ but he does not create in the nude. “Naked’ refers to the type of naked (slip resist) raku pots that he create in his studio. The naked process is varied and includes horse hair raku, ferric chloride and tin foil sagaar  processes […]

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Scintillating Thursdays

August 2, 2014 Community

Now, how is that for a name? Well that is what will be happening at Moosewalk Studios and Gallery every Thursday evening during the month of August. Stroll the gardens or woodland path, enjoy fine art and sculpture, meet artists or simply relax on the porch. The ‘art salon’ series is a new and exciting […]

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Vermont Festival of the Arts Set to Open

July 30, 2014 Community

It is August and that means a month of art here in the Mad River Valley during the 17th Annual Vermont Festival of the Arts. Once again, events at Moosewalk Studios and Gallery will be part of the more than 100 events making up the Festival roster. All of the events and a complete schedule can be found […]

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2014 Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition Opens

June 25, 2014 Community

Best In Show Mocha Latte Espresso Cindy Brabec-King Palisade, Colorado The 2014 Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition opens on Sunday, June 29 here in the Mad River Valley. The Exhibition originated in 2012 with humble beginnings when 8 watercolor artists from the Vermont Watercolor Society participated in a small show at the Festival Gallery in Waitsfield. […]

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People or Not

June 12, 2014 News

A patron and visitor to Moosewalk Studios recently asked me, “Do you ever do paintings with people in them?” Once in a while you will find a person or two in one of my landscapes. I do not purposely avoid putting people in my paintings. Cityscapes and paintings of urban areas generally have more people as […]

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Moosewalk Part of Open Studio Weekend

May 19, 2014 Community

Each year the Vermont Crafts Council presents Open Studio Weekend over the Memorial Day holiday weekend – this year Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25. Moosewalk Studios and Gallery will be participating with special hours of 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on both days. As a participant in Open Studio Weekend, Moosewalk will be offering a 15 […]

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Know Your Paper

April 29, 2014 Events

In the last posting we briefly discussed the archival qualities of the pigments we use here at Moosewalk. Pigments can have the best permanence rating possible but if they are not used on an archival surface (in our case paper) they will deteriorate very quickly. Inexpensive, non-archival papers such as those used in newspapers, magazines, basic […]

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A Question of Permanence

April 21, 2014 News

Despite the undeniable appeal and history of the medium, watercolors and fine art prints have long been considered stepchildren to the medium of oil. Why? In part, because oil was long considered the superior vehicle for executing permanent works of art which isn’t strictly true. Perhaps the primary reason for watercolor’s and print’s lesser gallery […]

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