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An acrylic painting by Arrin Fancher on view at the library.

PUTNEY >> Recent, acrylic paintings by Arrin Fancher will be exhibited during the months of October and November at the Putney Library, located at 55 Main St., Putney. This new work will include images from her "Water Works" series which explores water in motion through abstracted composition. Come meet the artist Saturday, Nov. 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. The library hours are: Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 1 October and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in November.

A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Arrin Fancher has lived in Vermont for more than fifty years. She has lived in Putney, Enosburg Falls, and Saxtons River before moving to her home in Dummerston. She received her bachelor's degree in fine arts cum laude from Windham College in 1970. She has taught painting and drawing across a wide spectrum of venues, including private lessons, public and private schools, and colleges.

Ms. Fancher's work has been exhibited widely over the past forty years at local galleries, college and university galleries, museums, and art festivals. Her work can be found in such collections as Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, the United States Department of State, Washington, D.C., the University of Vermont, Burlington, and numerous private collections.

The show is free and open to the public.