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Leslie Fry’s Sculpture Garden Party

Leslie Fry’s Sculpture Garden Party

Posted: June 16, 2015

The directions to 48 Elm St. were perfect and kept me out of the Winooski rotary. It was raining—one of those early June showers that cause thickening dark green leaves to defy gravity and reach even higher. Leslie told me to look for a huge hedge and there was no missing it. Cedars, after 25 years, create a sizable wall. I parked, found my way to the back stairs and climbed up to her apartment. The space was full of art. It is run by her cat (Henry Fry IV), but Leslie is the one who showed me around. I noticed she sleeps next to a large window that overlooks her sculpture garden. Of course I noticed. I was envious. Read More
Danville Public Art

Danville Public Art

Posted: May 19, 2015

Vermont's Northeast Kingdom is known for family farms, a small, low-density population, and rolling glacier-carved hills. Tradition informs decisions and change comes slowly. U.S. Route 2 is an important east-west road highway that enters Vermont in Alburg and exits in Guildhall. Along the way, this thoroughfare runs through Danville — a small village in the Northeast Kingdom with a strong sense of community. Read More
Site-Specific Art

Site-Specific Art

Posted: November 14, 2014

Bright abstract forms appear on a number of pages on this website. One is a brilliantly colored fingerprint–a detail from  “Inside the Light in the Dark,” by Dan Gottsegen. Other details from that same painting represent DNA strands and blood cells. All of the work is part of a larger … 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