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The Arts Awards Head North

The Arts Awards Head North

Posted: September 29, 2014

Arts Leaders to be Honored in St. Johnsbury Arts supporters from around the state will gather in St. Johnsbury October 7 to honor three individuals who have had a profound impact on the arts in Vermont. Jody Fried will be given the Arthur Williams Award for Meritorious Service and … Read More
Read All About It!

Read All About It!

Posted: September 18, 2014

Arts Awards are happening in St. Johnsbury, and the Year of the Arts will be celebrated all over Vermont. The Spotlight Gallery has new work, and the Chandler has a new director. Find out more in the latest edition of ArtMail. Read More
Morning Sun Softens the Spotlight Gallery

Morning Sun Softens the Spotlight Gallery

Posted: September 12, 2014

It’s likely Tony Conner is a morning person. Morning mist, morning color, and  the morning sky are all captured in watercolors exhibited in An Artist’s Journey Through the Seasons, now hanging in the Vermont Arts Council’s Spotlight Gallery. Tony is a self-taught artist dedicated to a single medium. The paintings … Read More
Remembering Jim Jeffords

Remembering Jim Jeffords

Posted: August 20, 2014

Alex Aldrich, Vermont Arts Council executive director, wrote the following remembrance after hearing of the death of beloved Vermont Senator James Jeffords. It is impossible NOT to join the chorus of so many others in celebrating the life and career of Senator Jim Jeffords. He was a thoughtful leader in … Read More
Animating Infrastructure: Funding for Collaborative Projects

Animating Infrastructure: Funding for Collaborative Projects

Posted: August 14, 2014

Vermont communities are encouraged to take a look at Animating Infrastructure—a pilot program developed to foster collaborative partnerships between communities and artists. From bike racks and solar panels to a new bridge or community bike path, the program aims to support the successful integration of  art in existing or proposed … Read More
Balinese Buicks: On the Road to Enlightenment

Balinese Buicks: On the Road to Enlightenment

Posted: August 14, 2014

San Francisco, Barcelona, Vermont, Bali, and Mali are all mentioned in Art Costa’s statement for this body of work. Costa merges the design of Balinese masks with the design of American Buicks. The result: wildly engaging 3-D masks with automotive references. Costa’s work will be exhibited in the Spotlight Gallery … Read More