Vermont Artist Charlie Hunter Takes on the State's Gritty Side

  • September 29, 2014 11:31

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Charlie Hunter, “Marble Works, Danby, VT, 1963,” based on a photo in the Vermont Historical Society’s collection. The marble was used in building the Beinecke Rare Book Library at Yale University.
Mark Bushnell photo

Hunter lives in the town of Bellow Falls, once a paper mill hub, where he paints the grittiness of forlorn factories and other vestiges of a fading industry. He is a plein air artist who employs a monochromatic palette for the effect of an old sepia photograph.

The Yale-educated artist says his work conveys “almost a simultaneous sense of possibility and regret."

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