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“Avian Encounters” Takes Flight

“Avian Encounters” Takes Flight

Posted: September 1, 2015

Impeccably detailed watercolors in understated, elegant frames hang in the Council’s Spotlight Gallery. The paintings and collages depict birds and were made by Nancy Tomczak, an artist from Milton. This artist has always spent time in nature, and always loved making art. She grew up in Buffalo, New York. Read More
ArtMail 8.20.2015

ArtMail 8.20.2015

Posted: August 20, 2015

ArtMail 8.20.2015  Cultural Facilities, Creation, and Project Grants awarded | sculpture garden changing | Elaine Dufresne retiring | Artists in Schools and Cultural Routes Grants open | Community Engagement Lab receives $120,000 grant | Killacky commentary | about the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Read More
An Inaugural Event

An Inaugural Event

Posted: August 20, 2015

Almost a hundred movies will be shown next weekend at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival; fifteen will be world premieres. This new-to-Vermont festival is for first or second time filmmakers and is the brainchild of Lloyd Komesar. For Lloyd, this kind of festival creates a level playing field. As he explained, “This is for new filmmakers who really need a break—who really need a breakthrough. No huge budgets, no big stars. This is the opportunity for them to be nurtured, discovered, and talked about without the distraction of competing with filmmakers presenting their third, fourth, or fifth film.” He makes no claim the concept is new. “There are other festivals like this, but not in this neck of the woods.” Read More
ArtMail 8.6.2015

ArtMail 8.6.2015

Posted: August 6, 2015

ArtMail 8/6/2015  summit call for proposals | NEA call for stories | Hildene Award to Jane Beck and Susanne Rappaport | public art installation in Waterbury Read More
Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

Posted: August 6, 2015

Sessions at the Vermont Creative Network Summit Held November 4-5, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier The Vermont Creative Network announces its inaugural statewide conference Wednesday and Thursday, November 4 and 5, 2015, at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. The two-day conference will bring together the … Read More
Green and Gold

Green and Gold

Posted: August 3, 2015

by Jean Killary Birches In the wind sway Fragile, white and slender, With little leaves of antique Gold.   Birds fly From tree to tree So you cannot tell where The birch leaves end and finches' gold Begins. Read More