Exhibit at The Canfield to Celebrate the Art of Fly Fishing
Arlington’s Canfield Gallery, in partnership with the American Museum of Fly Fishing, is presenting a large exhibition of fine art for sale. ‘The Art of Angling’ will open with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, and will be on view through June 23. The Gallery is located in the Martha Canfield Library, 528 East Arlington Road, Arlington, home of Norman Rockwell and the Battenkill River. The exhibit celebrates the artistic heritage of the legendary river, which has been painted by important artists from Ogden Pleissner and John Atherton to George Van Hook and Galen Mercer. The exhibit will features over 30 pieces in a range of media by 13 artists from Arlington to British Columbia. The exhibition was juried by Yoshi Akiyama, deputy director of The American Museum of Fly Fishing, who is responsible for the design of the Museum’s exhibits and installations. A portion of the proceeds from this exhibit will be donated to the Martha Canfield Library. For more information, call 802-375-6153.