VAULT Recognizes Volunteers at Year 13 Celebration
Springfield’s Gallery at the VAULT, a Vermont State Craft Center, held their Annual Meeting on November 13, celebrating 13 years on 68 Main Street. Board Chair, John Hughes, introduced the Board (see photo), and gave a big thank you to Gallery Manager, Marilyn Miller and building owner Steve Greene, who donates the Gallery’s space. Board member Pam Taft-Dick was also remembered at this occasion. After thanking Vault Founder and Retail Director, Nina Jamison, John noted that this year’s Annual Meeting was being held at the Great Hall amid the new Fibrations exhibit, another of Nina’s many successes.
VAULT could not run without its many volunteers and Gallery Manager, Marilyn Miller thanked each one. In addition to those already mentioned, they are Lisa Castrignano, Monica Cerniglia, Richard Cofrancesco, Susan Hunter, Janice Izzo, Herb Jamison, Richard Katz, Sharon Lefebre, Ginger Maciejowski, Melissa MacKenzie, Cynthia Martin, Imme Maurath, Dan O'Donnell, Terry Ondre, Steve Osterlund, Frieda Post, Melissa Post, and Rae Taylor. Please stop in at Gallery at the VAULT and ask about becoming a volunteer!
Following the meeting, fiber artist, Leah Karo of Wooley Mountain Rug Works, gave a presentation on the history of hug hooking, all the while unfurling one beautiful rug after another. You can see more about her at:
New items are arriving daily and workshops are scheduled throughout the year. A special exhibit by Springfield High School Students just went up in the Open Wall room. Please stop in!
From left to right: Diane Kemble, Pat Belknap, John Hughes, Ethan McNaughton, Honor Hingston-Cox, and Char Osterlund. Not present are Carol Cole, and new Board Members, Buddy Dexter and Jamie Townsend
Fiber Artist, Leah Karo, holds up one of her creations.
Stop by the VAULT to purchase World Famous-Handcrafted in Vermont-Danforth Pewter.
Treasured gifts for lasting memories.
The Gallery at the VAULT is pleased to offer some beautiful pieces from the Daryl Storrs jewelry line. They are original lithographs drawn to size. The images are hand painted from a metal plate onto heavy paper. They are then hand colored with light fast inks and mounted onto anodized aluminum with hypoallergenic posts. Each has several varnished layers applied.
December 9th - 23rd
Tues. - Fri. 11 am - 7 pm
Saturday until 5 pm
January 20 through March 7
Heidi studied with renowned maritime artist Christopher James Ward, Boston School painter Dan Helgemo at the Atelje Helgemo and currently with Barbizon painter Dennis Sheehan.
A new shipment of Seasonal, Holiday Plates and ornaments- $9 to $25 from Richmond Glass Works. Handcrafted design originals by Brice Booker.