2017-10-11 / Springfield

Painter Gil Perry to give demonstration during Open Studio Tour

Gil Perry will display and demonstrate his oil paintings as part of Vermont’s Open Studio Weekend.  — COURTESY PHOTOGil Perry will display and demonstrate his oil paintings as part of Vermont’s Open Studio Weekend. — COURTESY PHOTOSPRINGFIELD — Oil painter Gil Perry will give a demonstration on Oct. 14 at Gallery at the VAULT as part of the Statewide Vermont Crafts Open Studio Tour, scheduled for Oct. 14-15.

Perry has a show at the VAULT, "Little Gems II," and will give a demonstration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

Booklets are now available at Gallery at the VAULT that contain details on all 83 of the Open Studios and exhibits.

Perry will also give a workshop on Landscape Painting from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, exploring composition and design, value and color, atmospheric conditions and how to create a light effect. A materials list will be provided at registration. Cost is $70 for members, $75 non-members.

Open Studio Weekend, supported by the nonprofit Vermont Arts Council and by the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing, is a statewide celebration of the visual arts and creative process, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to meet a wide variety of artists and craftspeople in their studios, some of which are only open to the public during this event. Information is available at www.vermontcrafts.com.

For more information on Perry’s exhibit, call (802) 885-7111, visit, email galleryvault@vermontel.net, or visit www.galleryvault.org. The nonprofit Gallery, at 68 Main St., Springfield, is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


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