Tag: Toussaint St. Negritude

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: Toussaint St. Negritude

I am a Vermont Artist: Toussaint St. Negritude

Posted: March 30, 2019

Toussaint ends his email messages with the phrase “Power to the Poets.” He could also include power to the jazz musicians, the hat designers, and the tiny house builders. In other words, he’s a multi-talented, multi-dimensional artist. He was also the poet laureate of Belfast (Maine, that is). Toussaint said… Read More