One of New England's largest fine art galleries, Tilting at Windmills features a broad selection of work by important regional, national, and international artists. While quality and visual appeal are paramount in choosing the artwork we offer,we also select with an eye towards investment and potential appreciation in value for our collectors.


4pm - 7pm

With demos by both artists from 1pm on......

Tilting at Windmills Gallery, will present a whopper of a show for two artists on Saturday, October 8th. Olaf Schneider, an exuberant and prolific large scale oil painter, offers a huge variety of subjects due to his passion for what he sees in the world! He studied at the Ontario College of Art and Sheridan College. In 1986, while painting large scale billboards for Mediacom (currently Outfront Media) he acquired a strong practical foundation that would become integral to his work today. For Olaf, each piece represents an intense exploration and refinement of his personal pictorial sensitivities, especially as they relate to beauty, form, light, and shade. Composition, color, and craftsmanship are all elements that become the building blocks of his work. Olaf is a prolific painter who is inspired by the power and diversity of the northern landscape, and anything that needs a "second look". An explorer by nature, he travels across North America and Europe to gain inspiration. There is drama, movement and color to all that he creates. Olaf is represented thru out the US and Canada. His vitality, enthusiasm and energy is expressed in each piece and in the quantity that he produces as a very passionate artist.
Susan Read Cronin our locally loved and nationally/internationally revered artist, will also be represented at this special Columbus Day Show at Tilting. Her work has also been featured at the prestigious Copley Society of Boston, where she is a Copley Artist member, and in group shows at the National Sculpture Society based in New York City, as well as at Hunter Kirkland
Contemporary in Santa Fe and at Tilting at Windmills in Manchester, Vermont. Susie’s bronze
sculptures are impressionistic, figurative and gestural with enough detail to capture your interest. Each bronze offers wonderful humor and reflection for all viewers. She portrays the essence of life’s moments and ideas with silhouettes and loosely modeled surfaces. Susie offers a unique and one of a kind expression.
Susie Cronin collectors will enjoy noting the following announcement. Due to Susie and Ted’s Manchester house being sold, there will be a few of her pieces in the show that have never been exhibited in a gallery. Also a few pieces that will be a special “ moving to CA “ sale price. You wont want to miss this opportunity.
The opening will officially begin at 4pm and end at 7pm. However, from 1pm on Olaf will be doing painting demonstrations on the way that he creates his original oils. Susie will also be showing examples of the bronze sculpture process and offering insight into her personal evolution when actually coming forth with ideas and a final piece to be cast. These demos are a special opportune offer to give you a better understanding in the creative process with each individual favorite piece that capture your interest or best of all your heart. All are welcome.
Tilting at Windmills Gallery is located on 24 Highland Ave., Manchester Center, VT. For further information please call 802-362-3022 ....or or visit

Also ahead:

Dec. 10th plans are being made for a "45th" birthday party for Tilting at Windmills Gallery.

New website still under construction. Thank you for your patience.

Till we meet,

Click Here For the Virtual Tour

802-362-3022 |

24 Highland Ave Manchester Center, VT 05255
Hours: Monday, Tuesday 10-5
Closed Wednesday
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10-5
Sunday 11-4

© 2003-2016 Tilting At Windmills Gallery