There, Through the Broken Branches, Go

Southern Vermont Arts Center, Women Take Wilson

Exhibition on View: September 5 – November 30, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 5 from 3 – 5 pm

The Southern Vermont Arts Center, in Manchester, VT, will exhibit my 2018-2019 Vermont Creation Grant Project, There, Through the Broken Branches, Go. 

The title, taken from the WB Yeats poem, Two Trees, is an invitation to enter another world.  This large scale installation (over 45 yards of fabric, 9 feet wide) invites us to contemplate the here and now, before our final passing into other worlds. 

The installation will be located in the staircase of the contemporary galleries in the Wilson Center, naturally lit from behind, with the fabric suspended and cascading down the stairs.

For more information, hours, and directions, please visit the SVAC website.

Unfiltered Spirits


On November, 19, at 7:30 pm, I am participating in Unfiltered Spirits, a live, online showcase featuring visual and performing artists of Vermont.


Watch via Zoom or Youtube

3 weeks. 3 artists each week. A live broadcast via Zoom and YouTube, featuring signature VT cocktails, and hosted by DJ cRAIG mITCHELL.

NOV. 5th

features artists:
- Shirley Reid / Sculpter
- Namaya The Jazz Poet / Poet
- Lauren Larken Scuderi / Musician

NOV. 12th

features artists:

- Kyle Woolard / Singer Songwriter
- Cyndal Ellis / Dancer
- Joanne Greenberg / Theater

NOV. 19th

features artists:

- Bronwyn Sims / Devised Theater
- Patty Hudak / Visual Artist
- Sarah King / Singer Songwriter

Each episode will begin with our host making a Vermont Signature Cocktail/Mocktail that the audience is encouraged to make and enjoy during the broadcast. The host will then introduce three separate artists. 

SMART ARTIST is a collective entity of theater, music, and dance community leaders from the organizations Theater Engine, Big Heavy World, the Vermont Dance Alliance, and Main Street Landing.


Big Heavy World, TheaterEngine, Vermont Dance Alliance, & Main Street Landing

Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Creative Network Chittenden County, & the Radiator 105.9FM

Ink Languages

Ink Languages: A Conversation with Chalice Mitchell, Patty Hudak, and Alison Crites

Artists: Patty Hudak and Chalice Mitchell
Moderator: Alison Crites, SVAC’s Manager of Exhibitions & Interpretive Engagement

Join artists Patty Hudak and Chalice Mitchell for an engaging online conversation about how living and working abroad in China and Japan fundamentally changed their artistic practice. 

In particular, both artists developed a personal “ink language” through their exposure to, study of, and experimentation with the tradition of ink painting, which first flourished in China during the 600s and was introduced to Japan during the 1300s.

Patty and Chalice, whose artwork is currently on view at Southern Vermont Arts Center, will bring their memories and experiences to life through sharing images and stories. Alison Crites, SVAC’s Manager of Exhibitions & Interpretive Engagement, will moderate the program. There will be time at the end for audience members to ask questions.

  • Related Links:
  • Chalice’s Ink Painting Class
  • Beyond the Three Perfections: Patricia Hudak, Patrick Scott, Wei Ligang, and President Michael D Higgins, by ES de Wolfe Pettit, Dublin, Ireland
  • In the Beginning 1 Poetry by Irish President Michael D Higgins
  • In the Beginning 2 Poetry by Irish President Michael D Higgins
  • Patty Hudak in China, curated by Catherine Cheng, Being 3 Gallery, 2015

  • Ink and Indigo at Southern Vermont Arts Center

    Southern Vermont Art Center, 

    Yester House Solo Exhibitions

    I am delighted to be exhibiting my recent work at the Southern Vermont Art Center in Manchester, Vermont.  Beautifully situated, the Southern Vermont Arts Center has put into place CoVid safe measures to protect us, while enriching us with its thoughtfully curated art exhibitions. The opening for my exhibition is on August 22, 2020 from 3-5pm. There will be a variety of solo exhibitions opening on that afternoon.  However, don’t feel pressured to attend the opening–the exhibition will continue until October 4. There will be spectacular Fall days in Vermont when a trip to the Southern Vermont Arts Center will be peaceful and still, and you will be able to enjoy the artwork without being in a crowd.  

    More information, hours, and directions can be found at the Southern Vermont Art Center website.

    Patty Hudak at the Southern Vermont Arts Center
    Patty Hudak at the Southern Vermont Arts Center
    Patty Hudak at the Southern Vermont Arts Center

    The Screen and Beyond

    The Screen and Beyond

    The Screen and Beyond is an online project originating from an open call conceived by Nick West and Yuka Otani for the Art Byte Critique collective. The world is changing rapidly due to COVID-19 pandemic. The artists participating in this e-book explore the theme of “Screen” from their perspectives. Through creating artworks, they try to find hints for surviving a world where the future is uncertain. 

    Among School Children at Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

    Among School Children at Hamilton Gallery in Sligo, Ireland

    Two Natures Blent Into a Sphere

    Among School Children

    This is Hamilton Gallery’s sixth invited artists exhibition thematically drawing upon a major poem by W B Yeats and also timed to coincide with Ireland’s Decade of Commemoration. “Among School Children” comprises an individual work from each of 115 invited artists. 

    To view the exhibition:

    Among School Children, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

    Vermont Artists to Watch 2020

    2020 Vermont Artists to Watch

    2020 Vermont Artists to Watch

    Vermont Arts Council

    Montpelier VT
    February 3rd to March 27th, 2020
    Artist & Curator Reception: February 13th, 2020, 5-7PM

    J Blackwell (Bennington); Mark Collier (Montpelier); Trevor Corp (Wolcott); Brian Fekete(Kingston, New York); Patty Hudak (Underhill); Susan Larkin (Isle la Motte); Kathryn Lipke(Belvidere Center); Misoo (Shelburne); Steve Sharon (Burlington); and Kathy Stark (Craftsbury Common)

    Exhibition curator and Vermont Art Guide Editor Ric Kasini Kadour invited Vermont art professionals to answer the question: “Which Vermont artists are creating contemporary art that commands our attention?”

    Ten artists were selected from these responses. They are featured in Vermont Art Guide #11, and were exhibited at the Spotlight Gallery from February 2020 until the Covid-19 pandemic hit.

    Ric explains that “The deeper purpose of Vermont Artists to Watch goes beyond a magazine feature, an exhibition, and artist boosterism. The project is an opportunity to discover artists, revisit familiar ones, and develop a deeper appreciation of visual arts in the state.”

    The curators who selected artists are: Sophie Bréchu-West, director, 571 Projects in Stowe; Anne Corso, executive director, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester; Heather Ferrell, curator and director of exhibitions, BCA Center, Burlington; Jamie Franklin, curator of collections, Bennington Museum; Kelly Holt, curator, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe; Jon Meyer, independent artist, Norwich; Mickey Myers, executive director, Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville; Elizabeth Nelson, independent artist and former Vermont Artist to Watch, West Glover; Sebastian Sweatman, independent artist, Stowe; Katherine Taylor-McBroom, curator of exhibits and collections at Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield.

    Click here to take a video tour of the 2020 Artists to Watch exhibit.

    My drawing, Canopy, was included in the 2020 Vermont Artists to Watch Exhibition

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