Category: Featured

Art in the Time of Covid: Swan&Stone Millinery

Art in the Time of Covid: Swan&Stone Millinery

Posted: April 27, 2021

Millinery is the art, craft, and trade of hat-making, and for milliners Nora Swan and Samantha Stone, it is at its best a highly social affair. Nora, Sam, and their sheep produce handcrafted felt hats on their farm in Brandon, and pre-pandemic they loved touring craft shows and connecting with… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Veronica Stevens

I am a Vermont Artist: Veronica Stevens

Posted: April 26, 2021

Like many young Vermont artists, Castleton University sophomore Veronica Stevens has grown up on her community’s stages. In music, theater, and dance, she has made her creative energy known around Southern Vermont for years. She has held starring roles with the Rock River Players and headlined for the Vermont Ukulele… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Leaf Silver

I am a Vermont Artist: Leaf Silver

Posted: March 18, 2021

Like many Vermonters, sculptor and craftsperson Leaf Silver is concerned with the practical. Food, tools, what nourishes and can be shared with friends and neighbors. Leaf is an artist of everyday life, blurring the lines between utensils and memories, between dinner leftovers and ceremonial display. Leaf grew up in the… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Riki Moss

I am a Vermont Artist: Riki Moss

Posted: March 17, 2021

Speaking from a bird’s-eye view seems to come easily to artist Riki Moss, but it is earned. She has learned over the years to be light as a feather—light enough to see the world for all its vast materials, and to stay afloat through life’s storms. Originally a Brooklynite, Riki… Read More
Objects of Care: An Interview with Artist Kate Donnelly

Objects of Care: An Interview with Artist Kate Donnelly

Posted: March 15, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrust the work of the caregiver into the spotlight like never before. Nurses, doctors, hospice workers, and death doulas have become the most essential workers in the world, and the toll of their work among the gravest. This contradiction at the heart of care—that the wellbeing… Read More
Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Elise Brunelle

Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Elise Brunelle

Posted: March 8, 2021

Leaders of arts and cultural organizations must draw on perhaps until now untested courage and fortitude to navigate today’s choppy seas. A viral pandemic, economic devastation, unending climate crises, and mass demonstrations to end systemic racism—all are reshaping the cultural landscape. How will these factors shape the arts now… Read More