Category: I am a Vermont Artist

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
I am a Vermont Artist: Dona Ann McAdams

I am a Vermont Artist: Dona Ann McAdams

Posted: January 15, 2021

For almost two decades, renowned photographer Dona Ann McAdams has been raising goats on a farm in Sandgate, Vermont. A photographer for whom work and community are one and the same, Dona’s recent photos are often of goats and cows, horses, scenes of milk production, and other denizens and phenomena… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: KeruBo

I am a Vermont Artist: KeruBo

Posted: November 19, 2020

Burlington Afro-jazz singer Irene Kerubo Webster, who goes by the stage name KeruBo, uses her voice to heal and inspire. Her latest song and music video, “Hakuna Lolote,” is a message of hope and comfort for the African and New American Vermonters she serves as a social worker. The… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Alexa Rivera

I am a Vermont Artist: Alexa Rivera

Posted: October 13, 2020

To hold something is harder than you might think. It takes preparation, motivation, ancient skill and technique. All through history, there have been people for whom holding is a calling: the weavers. Alexa Rivera of Burlington has been weaving since she was 10. It started with needle and thread bead… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Amber Skye Arnold

I am a Vermont Artist: Amber Skye Arnold

Posted: August 24, 2020

Healing is as much an art as a science. It often requires sound, movement, story, and that other creative mode, community. For this kind of healing you can turn to Amber Arnold of Brattleboro, a practitioner of cultural somatics, a discipline her mentor describes as “how bodies move, breathe, think,… Read More