Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Chaffee hosts Vermont Watercolor Society fall awards show

RUTLAND—The Chaffee Art Center is 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 Oct. 30.

Six categories were awarded.

Best in Show:  Robert O’Brien “Leaves on My Porch”

2nd Prize:  Gerarde Doucette  “It All Goes Like This”

3rd Prize:  Martin LaLonde “Not All That Glitters”

Dorothy Yoder Memorial Award for Innovative and Experimental Technique:  Lynn Pratt “This is How I Roll”

Selin & Selin Architects Award for Best in Composition:  Michael Ridge “Clearwater”

Moosewalk Studios Award:  Jean Cannon “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 the 1890s historic mansion with creative and inspiring art, stunning architecture, plus the 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, 12-4 p.m.  Masks are required. For more information call 802-775-0356 or visit

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