"Out of the Vault: Selections from SVAC’s Collection," opens in the in the
Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum at Southern Vermont Arts Center, Dec. 5. The exhibition will feature the group of 20th century artists who called themselves "the Southern Vermont Artists" and were among the founders of the Southern Vermont Arts Center, as well as other artists with strong ties to this region. Paintings by Reginald Marsh, Ogden Pleissner, Anna Mary Robertson Moses (Grandma Moses), and Guy Pene du Bois will be on view in the Hunter Gallery alongside some of the notable members of the Southern Vermont Artists — Jay Hall Connaway, Wallace Fahnstock, and Harry Shokler. The works of contemporary Vermont painters Lea Erhrich, Arthur Jones, and Brian Sweetland will also be on view.
In the Lucioni gallery, SVAC will display its comprehensive collection of the work of the Italian-born Vermont painter for whom the gallery is named, Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988). A selection of Lucioni’s paintings, watercolors, and etchings will illustrate the artist’s prolific career.