Tag: painting

I am a Vermont Artist: Larry Bissonette

I am a Vermont Artist: Larry Bissonette

Posted: July 2, 2019

“My art is not looking to make a statement about my autism,” writes Larry Bissonnette. He suggests in his artist statement that “Awestruck stories about the individual triumphing over the adversity of autism need to be lessened in favor of practicing art as the promotion of creative self expression across… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Will Kasso Condry

I am a Vermont Artist: Will Kasso Condry

Posted: May 2, 2019

Growing up in the inner city of Trenton, New Jersey, Will turned to art as an escape from the violence in his community. As Will describes it, painting and drawing became his loyal friends at a time when many of his peers were falling victim to the streets. “Art has… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Misoo

I am a Vermont Artist: Misoo

Posted: February 2, 2019

Though born in the Bronx, Misoo spent most of her early years in Korea. At eighteen, she returned to the United States and began painting as a way to communicate her feelings.   Misoo graduated from Florida Atlantic University, receiving an MFA in painting in 2014. She lives in South Burlington… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Sachiko Yoshida

I am a Vermont Artist: Sachiko Yoshida

Posted: January 28, 2019

Sachiko Yoshida, originally from Hiigata, Japan, met Burton Zahler in Honduras more than two decades ago. Her love affair with Vermont began when he showed her a book of photographs of his cherished Vermont. She also fell in love with Burt, and in 1998 they moved to the Northeast Kingdom… Read More