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Ross Sheehan at FLYNNDOG Art Hop

Outerlands Gallery co-owner, Ross Sheehan, will have large-scale landscape paintings and a mixed media installation for the upcoming exhibit “Water Above, Sky Below” at the FLYNNDOG Gallery in Burlington, VT, as part of Art Hop weekend. Homer Wells, Rory Jackson and Duker Bower will also have their work on exhibit. Come join us for the opening reception on Friday September 6th.

Websites: http://seaba.com; http://flynndog.net

What: “Water Above, Sky Below” will be on exhibit during Art Hop weekend at the FLYNNDOG Gallery. The exhibit will showcase large-scale artwork inspired by the relationship between water and sky by four Vermont artists.

Artists:
Homer Wells, Aluminum Panels (New Haven, VT)
Rory Jackson, Painting (Lincoln, VT)
Ross Sheehan, Painting and Mixed Media Installation (Vergennes, VT)
Duker Bower, Painting (Charlotte, VT)

WHEN: Art Hop weekend hours:
Friday, September 6th 5:00 pm – 10: 00 pm (opening reception)
Saturday September 7th and Sunday September 8th 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The exhibit will run September 6th-October 26th, 2013

WHERE: FLYNNDOG, 208 Flynn Ave, Burlington, VT

Pictured Below:

Ross Sheehan, “Boboli,” 2003, Oil on folding door panels, 79” x 64”

Ross Sheehan at Middlebury Arts Walk

Please join us for CINDERS AND CONES!, a new exhibition opening at the Middlebury Arts Walk this week:

Friday, August 9, 2013   5-7pm
 
Otter Creek Framing  
3 Park Street
Middlebury VT 05753
 
“CINDERS AND CONES”:  A new body of  “Neo Expressionistic Pop” paintings and sculptures by Vergennes Artist and Outerlands Gallery owner Ross Sheehan.  An examination of playful, yet looming, past and present Volcanic forms and activities. 
 
“All work seems to mimic the formation and devastation of volcanoes by using heavy oil paint, enamel, ash, mixed metal, mortar and steel dust to recreate the desired textural surface effects and structural cone shapes.” -Ross Sheehan
 
“CINDERS AND CONES” runs August 9th-Sept 13th.  We hope to see you all there!

 

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Middlebury Arts Walk

Painting and sculpture by Outerlands Gallery owner Ross Sheehan will be on exhibit at Otter Creek Framing August 9, 2013, in Middlbury, VT, as part of the Middlebury Arts Walk. Come join us for an opening reception during the Friday Arts Walk at Otter Creek Framing in Middlebury.

“Cinders and Cones”
Volcanic “Neo-Expressionistic Pop” Paintings and Sculpture by Ross Sheehan

Opening Reception Friday Aug. 9, 5-7pm

Otter Creek Framing
3 Park Street
Middlebury, VT

Exhibition Sponsored by Outerlands Gallery, Inc.

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Outerlands In Bloom

Photos by Cat Cutillo/Outerlands

We came back from the west coast to find the front garden in bloom at Outerlands. Thanks so much to Susan Potter Davis at Creating Your Scene in Weybridge, VT, who helped us with our landscape design.

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The Story Behind Us

photo and story by Cat Cutillo

“Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found.” –James Russell Lowell

One of the questions we’ve been getting asked a lot is, “Why did you name it Outerlands?”

There’s a short answer to this, but I’d rather give you the long answer.

We moved to Vermont after living in the Outer Sunset of San Francisco–or The Outerlands as people call it. Its next to the ocean but its not a “popular” neighborhood. We never understood why. Sure, it got foggy sometimes and there was often a thin cloud mist, but that just gave it a mystical bright glow that was perfect for growing succulents. We had endless free fun collecting sea glass along miles of ocean, or walking through the eucalyptus grove just 1 block from our house and we never struggled with finding parking. We felt like our unhip, sidelined neighborhood was San Francisco’s best kept secret.

When we opened the gallery, we wanted our name to embrace a little of that ‘found treasure’ feeling, and we wanted to show art that was outside of the margins. Not to mention our space itself is located a little off-center, 1 block from Main Street in Vergennes. We hope we have created something that people have the opportunity to not only visit–but discover.

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Time Lapse Video of Outerlands

Video Produced by Cat Cutillo
Photos by Jan Reynolds & Cat Cutillo

Thank you to the many people who came to our Grand Opening Reception as well as our VT Open Studio Weekend May 25-26. We had some incredible appetizers from 3 Squares Cafe and some delicious dessert from Daily Chocolate. Check out this time lapse video we produced from the Grand Opening Reception on May 25th.

 

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Business People Vermont profiles Outerlands Gallery

Thank you Business People Vermont for featuring Outerlands Gallery in the ‘New Business’ section of your June 2013 magazine.

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Seven Days Profiles Outerlands Gallery

Seven Days featured Outerlands Gallery for their Gallery Profile this week entitled ‘Starting Over.’ Thanks to Seven Days’ Associate Arts Editor, Megan James, and Photographer, Matthew Thorsen, for creating such a great piece on our gallery. We are thrilled to be part of the Vergennes, VT, art scene.  Check out the full article here.

VPR ‘Art Hounds’ Episode on Outerlands

PLAY ‘Art Hounds’ Podcast on Outerlands Gallery

Vermont Public Radio included Outerlands in their Art Hounds episode this week! Thanks so much to the people who called the Art Hounds hotline and recommended our opening reception this Saturday. To read the full story from VPR click here.

Addison Independent Features Outerlands Gallery

Thanks so much to Addison Independent’s Reporter Andy Kirkaldy and Photographer Trent Campbell for creating such a great feature story on Outerlands Gallery. Click here to read full article.