Tag Archives: Abstract Art

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 Gallery

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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photo by Cat Cutillo


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photo by Cat Cutillo

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photo by Cat Cutillo

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photo by Jan Reynolds

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photo by Jan Reynolds

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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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.

Grand Opening Celebration May 25, 2013

The art installation is underway at Outerlands Gallery– getting ready to open our doors on Thursday May 2nd. And we’d love to have you drop in during our Grand Opening Celebration which will be Saturday, May 25th, 2013 during the  Vermont Open Studio Weekend. We are also participating in the VT Open Studio Weekend May 25th-May 26th:

Outerlands Gallery, Inc.
37 Green Street
Vergennes, VT 05491

Hours (May thru Dec): Thurs/Fri/Sat   11 am – 7:30 pm

Painting by Michelle Bova, lamp by Peter Jensen, candlesticks by Lee Beckwith, metal sculpture & tables by Ross Sheehan.
Photo by Cat Cutillo/Outerlands