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CURRENTLY SHOWING

Studio Place Arts Holiday Show
201 North Main Street, Barre, VT
November 13 - December 27

Cabot Artisans Gallery Holiday Show
Cabot, Vermont
from Thanksgiving to Christmas

VISIT my studio
83 Winter Street, Hardwick
call for appointment 802/595.1759 or alexbottinelli@gmail.com

RESUME Selected Shows 2019-1997

ReVision, Kent Museum, Calais, Vermont 9/2019

Fault Lines (invitational), Studio Place Arts, Barre, Vermont 2019

Gereo-transcendence, 77 Gallery, Rutland, Vermont Spring 2019

Strictly Sedimentary (invitational), Studio Place Arts, Barre, Vermont

Caspian Arts Studio Tour & Group Show, East Craftsbury, Vermont 2017- 2019

Annual Vermont Open Studio, Spring 2015 - 2019

Sterling College (invitational), one-person show, Craftsbury, Vermont

Scorched (Juried), Studio Place Arts, Barre, Vermont 2018

Social Justice, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont 2017

Poetry City, Collaboration PULSE, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier Vermont

Art of Place, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, Vermont

Black & White, Studio Place Arts, Barre, Vermont

Chaffe Art Center, Rutland, Vermont, 2015

Artfest, The Garage, Montpelier, Vermont

Millers Thumb Art Gallery, Greensboro, Vermont 2010 – 2019

2nd Tuesday -- New Work, Christine Price Gallery, Castleton State College, Vermont

New Work, show w/Kathy Stark, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Four Today, T.W. Wood Art Gallery, (with Tari Swenson, Beth Pearson, Deborah Hillman)

Inspired by Stories, Sullivan Museum, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont

Lazy Pear Gallery, Montpelier, Vermont

Art House Gallery, Craftsbury Common, Vermont

Encaustics, Studio Place Arts, Barre, Vermont

Second Tuesday, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, New Hampshire

Tamarack Gallery, East Craftsbury, Vermont

Jewels, Elan Gallery, Rockland, Maine

Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill, Maine

Early Memory as Icon, Doll Anstadt Gallery, Burlington, Vermont

Small Point Artists, New O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick & Eastland Gallery Portland, Maine

In Depth: 7 Vermont Artists, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Vermont

Life & Death, Catamount Arts Center, St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Education & Residencies

Connecticut College, BA, New London, Connecticut

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont 1990s

Morse Mountain Art Camp, Small Point, Maine [yearly 1996 to 2019]

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Spring & Summer are here:



I am particularly happy with resolving the Andrew Wyeth project I started a year ago when at the Small Point art residency (we call it art camp). I am about to go again next week --- I think this is my 25th year abouts.

The six homages to Wyeth's paintings of the Olsen family. Christina and her brother Alvaro, are on display at Miller's Thumb this summer.

"Maine to me is almost like going to the surface of the moon. I feel things are just hanging on the surface and that it's all going to blow away."
"The Olsons was deeply imbedded in my childhood. I went to Maine when I was a very young boy with my father and mother. We were in Port Clyde first when I was about ten years old or younger...On my twenty-second birthday, I met my wife Betsy and she took me to meet Christina, who she had been friends with for a long time."
Andrew Wyeth , from interview with Thomas Hoving, Director of MET 1976




homage to Wyeth's "Oil Lamp" 1945 /
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2018-2019 //mixed media w/beeswax // 0"x0"x0" // $220



homage to Wyeth's "Christina Olsen" 1947 //2018-2019 //mixed media w/beeswax // 0"x0"x0" // $180



homage to Wyeth's "Christina's World" 1948 //2018-2019 //mixed media w/beeswax // 0"x0"x0" // $200

"Christina's World is more than just her portrait. It really was her whole life and that is what she liked in it. She love the feeling of being out in the field, where she couldn't go finally at the end of her life."
Andrew Wyeth 

                        

homage to Wyeth's "Weather Side" 1965 //2018-2019 //mixed media w/beeswax // 0"x0"x0" // $200


"I wanted "Weather Side" to be a true portrait of the house -- not a picturesque portrait but a portrait I would be satisfied to carry around in my wallet to look at, because I knew the house couldn't last...I'm very conscious of the ephemeral nature of the world. I think probably my father's death did that to me."
Andrew Wyeth 


homage to Wyeth's "Alvaro and Christina" 1968 //2018-2019 //mixed media w/beeswax // 0"x0"x0" // $180 SOLD

"'Avaro and Christina' was done the summer after their deaths...I went in there and suddenly that door seemed to me to express those two people, the basket and the beautiful blue door with the strange scratches on it that the dog had made -- all gone."
Andrew Wyeth 



to Wyeth's "End of Olsens" 1965 //2018-2019 //mixed media w/beeswax // 0"x0"x0" // $200



"The chimney to me was the ear of the house...That was the last picture I did of the place. That's why I call it the "End of Olsons," because it has a double meaning."
Andrew Wyeth 

Saturday, December 5, 2015

LARGE WORKS



LARGE WORKS
[16"x16" and larger]



homage to makers of clothes 2019//collage w/oil on paper on birch panel// 18x18x1"




children of the sixties 2018 //collage w/oil on paper on birch panel// 30x24x1"// SOLD 7/2019




cosmos (two circles) //2018 //encaustic w/rhinestones // 18x14x1"



cosmos (starry night) //2018 //encaustic w/rhinestones // 18x14x1"



seashells & roses //2017 //collage w/oil on paper on birch panels// 18x14x1"



black lives matter (Lorraine Hansberry)//2016//collage w/oil on paper on birch panels//(2)24 x20 x1.5"// 1/2 proceeds go to BLM VT






woman reading paper // 2015// collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" 

roses  // 2015// collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" 




time // 2015 // collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" 


woman with gun // 2015// collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" 











                                                     memory of childhood //2014 // collage w/oil on panel // 48x24x2" 

children playing 2013 // collage w/oil on panel // 48x24x2" 
rolling pins //2004 // collage w/oil on panel // 16x16x2" 

children playing 1 // 2004 // collage w/oil on panel // 16x16x2" 

spray // 2005 // collage w/oil on panel //24x18x1" 

vessels // 2005-2019 // collage w/oil on hollow door // 79x18x1" 




child’s Christmas (funeral)  // 2003 // collage w/oil on birch panel // 48x30x1" 


child’s Christmas (old woman) // 2003 // collage w/oil on birch panel// 48x30x1" 





Sunday, November 29, 2015

SHADOW BOXES


shadow boxes

Of his own work, Joseph Cornell once said, "Shadow boxes become poetic theaters ...wherein are metamorphosed the elements of a childhood promise."....His work is my muse.....the container acts as a metaphor for the whole world....a treasury of curiosities that is compelling to explore ... the fragments of once beautiful objects that come together in a magical way -- that is my goal......"the elements of a childhood promise."
   

 playing jacks // 2017 // Mexican frame w/found objects // 11"x9"x1.5˝ irreg. // $200 




    tools of the trade // 2017 // Mexican frame w/found objects //10.5"x7"x1.5˝ irreg. // $200  


Mona Lisa & flowers //  2016 // Mexican frame w/found objects // 9″x5.5˝x1″ irreg. // $150 

                                          
                                                     


feathers// 2016 // Mexican frame w/ found objects // 8x 6x1  //  $140



 jumping rope// 2016 // assemblage/found objects in Mexican tin frame //12"x12"x1˝ irreg. // $200




 child on stoop // 2016 // assemblage/found objects in Mexican tin frame //11"x9.5"x1˝ irreg. // $200


father & daughter on bicycle // 2016 // assemblage/found objects //12"x12"x1˝irreg. // $200


 (detail twin towers)

 (detail twin towers)

 (detail twin towers)


   twin towers // 2016 // assemblage/found objects in Mexican tin frame // 10"x5.5"x1˝ irreg. // $160






  marigolds & Mona Lisa // 2016 // assemblage/found objects in Mexican tin frame //_"x_"x1˝ irreg. // $200



loving icarus // 2016 // assemblage/found objects in Mexican tin frame // 9"x6"x1˝ irreg. // $160



Frieda & Diego// 2016 // assemblage/found objects in Mexican tin frame // _"x_"x1˝ irreg. // $200



 music festival// 2016 // assemblage of found objects in Mexican tin frame // 7"x4.5"x1˝ irreg. // $150





death of an infant // 2016 // assemblage/found objects in Mexican tin frame // 12"x10"x1˝ irreg. // $200






Francesco series: keep nothing // 1997 // Mexican frame w/found objects //8x7x1˝ irreg. // $150 







Wednesday, November 11, 2015

UNDER GLASS

UNDER GLASS



                               six fish //2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300 
robin singing //2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300 


black bear // 2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300

butterflies // 2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300
ocean vessels // 2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300

photo booth //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

Hiroshima //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

three children //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

cherries //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

on the road //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150


arctic //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on Twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

red/orange grid 1 //2011 // 10x8" framed // Twinrocker paper 8x6” // $100

all-color grid 1 //2011 // 10x8" framed // Twinrocker paper 8x6” // $100 

abstract grid w/turquoise // 2011 // 10x8" framed // paper 7x5"// $50 
abstract grid w/yellow // 2011 // 10x8" framed // paper 7x5"// $50



Every summer on the coast of Maine, for 2 weeks, I live with a group of artists and we all work. I wanted to do work that spoke to the sense of place, and since I have little talent to render the great beauty of sea and shore vistas, I draw the tracks that I would find at every low tide, tracks made by small snails, each one striking in its originality, and startling in the abundance. 

sand tracks 11 // 2011 //17x14" Twinrocker paper w/oil & oil stick // framed 30x24" // $400


snail track 14 // 2011 // 8x7" paper w/oil & oil stick // framed 20x16" // $300
snail track 16 // 2011 //(2) 7x5" papers w/oil & oil pastels // framed 20x16" // $250
snail track 15 //2011 // (2) 7x5" papers w/oil & oil pastels // framed 20x16"// $250