Category: I am a Vermont Artist

I am a Vermont Artist: Deidra Razzaque

I am a Vermont Artist: Deidra Razzaque

Posted: January 1, 2020

Deidra Razzaque knew she was a writer by the time she was four. Her plan, before she could put words to a page, was to “make the world a better place, spend time in every country, make things beautiful, and write about everything [she would do].” Deidra is based in… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Bill Forchion

I am a Vermont Artist: Bill Forchion

Posted: December 1, 2019

Bill Forchion is a multidisciplinary artist and visionary speaker. He is a graduate of Barnum & Bailey Clown College as well as the American Institute of Holistic Theology. This talented writer, performer, filmmaker, and U.S. State Department-appointed cultural exchange ambassador for the arts grew up in Hammonton, New Jersey and moved to… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Cai Xi

I am a Vermont Artist: Cai Xi

Posted: November 1, 2019

Cai Xi’s creative practice is rooted in experimental contemporary art and informed by a deep connection to traditional Chinese art. She uses calligraphy in her works and employs the classic principles of brush (using the common mop, broom, and mason’s trowel), ink (oil or enamel paint), and bone (compositional structure). In… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Lina Longtoe

I am a Vermont Artist: Lina Longtoe

Posted: October 30, 2019

Lina Longtoe is a citizen of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe and a juried artist in the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association. She has spent more than a decade volunteering within her community as a tribal documentarian and educator. Her photography and film work have been exhibited across the eastern United States… Read More
I AM Speaks for Itself

I AM Speaks for Itself

Posted: October 24, 2019

Twenty-five Vermont artists are represented in an exhibit titled I AM . . . , a display of work culminating the first year of the I am a Vermont Artist e-newsletter series. The online publication is built on a series of interviews and documents how artists' creative expressions reflect their experiences of ethnicity, gender identity, religion, disability, or age. Art in the resulting show varies widely; the muse for some is identity, for others, landscape. There are two-dimensional pieces as well as music and sound, spoken word, poetry, dance, and movement within a digital compilation. All carry two requests: You are invited just to see what is there, and to uncover what is underneath. Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Hom Pradhan

I am a Vermont Artist: Hom Pradhan

Posted: October 1, 2019

Hom was just seven and living in a Bhutanese refugee camp in Nepal when he began to draw and paint. His paintings captured the routines and struggles of daily life. Hom’s innate artistic talents led him to study at the camp’s art school. He then became a student instructor, teaching… Read More