Barre Opera House Lobby Art Gallery

Elizabeth Nelson, March 2-April 24, 2018                                                                        

After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design and receiving a master’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Elizabeth Nelson moved to northern Vermont where she has lived and worked ever since as a teacher, dairy farmer, museum curator and painter.

Nelson has exhibited extensively throughout Vermont and New England as well as in juried shows in Wisconsin, New York, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. Her work was featured prominently in the Art of Vermont exhibit which toured state-wide, and in two Of Land and Local exhibits in Burlington VT, and is in many private collections.

Elizabeth Nelson, resume

Artist statement


The Barre Opera House has a volunteer-run gallery space in our lobby for local artists. This space is a wonderful opportunity for community arts organizations and individuals to showcase their work and a great way for us to have interesting rotating exhibits throughout the year. If you are interested in learning more about our lobby art gallery, please contact Samantha Eckert at or 802-476-0293.