Tell Me What’s Really Going On An Exhibition Celebrating Creativity and Social Justice February 29 – April 30th, 2020 Vermonters address injustice and explore truths through multiple artistic media. Tell Me What’s Really Going On addresses social justice/injustice in the world through the works of multiple artists and media. The show looks at political art from both a historical and contemporary perspective to explore the importance of protest art; banners & signs and their role as organizing tools. The show highlights imagery and photography as ways to make us look at the world differently, and incorporates contemporary art to highlight that the power and inspiration for political art can also happen outside of the streets.
Artists include: John Douglas, Michael Kuk, Diane Gayer, Jessica Morrison, Caitlin La Dolce, Marie Davis, Joseph Gainza, Jen Berger, andJean Cherouny.
Guest Curator: Jen Berger / At the Root Jen Berger is an interdisciplinary, socially engaged artist and educator based in Burlington, VT. She uses painting, printmaking, and performance for education and dialogue around social issues that affect us all. Vermont Worker’s Center Created in 1998, the Vermont Workers’ Center is a statewide grassroots organization of individuals and families who are committed to standing for justice. They have generously loaned the show posters from their collection. https://www.workerscenter.org/about
Until further notice the gallery is open by appointment only.
Location CENTER FOR ARTS AND LEARNING 46 Barre Street, Montpelier, VT 05602
The T.W. Wood Gallery mission is to preserve our artistic heritage and to bring the best of today's art to Central Vermont.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Bertil Agell, Elliott Bent, Glen Coburn-Hutcheson, John Landy, Therese Mageau, Kyle Martell, Linda Paradee, Phillip Robertson, Tiffany Smith, and Littleton Tyler