Gallery at the VAULT presents a new Open Wall show "Kaleidoscope of Color". This show includes beautiful photographs, paintings, sculpture, pen and ink, linen bowls, jewelry, mixed media and wood art to brighten your day. We also have a great steampunk table and hair fascinators. The works will be on display until July 28 along with the wooden toys for the younger set. Open Wall is a non-juried show for any artists living in a 30 mile radius of Springfield. It's diversity is just wonderful, a joy to see.
Steampunk Cat Mascot
'Mortimer "Mad Catter" Springfield, the 3rd' wins as Gallery at the VAULT's Steampunk Mascot.
What? That is the name created from two names submitted for Gallery at the VAULT's Steampunk Cat Mascot naming contest. VAULT received lots of great names which we gave to Sabrina Smith, coordinator of the Springfield Steampunk Festival (September 23 to 25). She chose a combination of" Mortimer Edward Oscar William Springfield, the 3rd" (MEOWS III) by Brandy Salo and" Mad Catter" by Jan Gould. Thus, Mortimer "Mad Catter" Springfield, III. Brandy and Jan will each receive $10. from VAULT and Sabrina. We would like to acknowledge Margaret Tucker for also submitting the name "Mortimer".
Of course, being a mascot, he is in the window inviting you to come into the gallery to see all the wonderful, creative Steampunk art and items to wear to the festival during VAULT's Steampunk Show, now through September 27.
Samuel Grasley Wins VAULT Scholarship
Gallery at the VAULT Board Chair, John Hughes and Board Member and Artist, Nancy Lanoue, congratulate Springfield High School graduate, Samuel Grasley on receiving VAULT’s 2016 scholarship. Sam will attend Johnson State College this fall to pursue his goal of becoming an art teacher.
In Sam’s words, “I want to show the future generation what art can do to better their society. I want to show that art can be beneficial in many ways, such as how art can promote physical and mental well being. Everything we touch, see, and even taste is art.”
We congratulate Sam and wish him well in college.
Mixed media by Jan Gould
Created by Sue Carey using wool from her own sheep.