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I am a Vermont Artist: Veronica Stevens

I am a Vermont Artist: Veronica Stevens

Posted: April 26, 2021

Like many young Vermont artists, Castleton University sophomore Veronica Stevens has grown up on her community’s stages. In music, theater, and dance, she has made her creative energy known around Southern Vermont for years. She has held starring roles with the Rock River Players and headlined for the Vermont Ukulele… 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
I am a Vermont Artist: Amy Hook-Therrien

I am a Vermont Artist: Amy Hook-Therrien

Posted: January 14, 2019

Amy is a watercolor artist and native Vermonter. She is also a member of the Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation.  Amy grew up “nestled on top of a hill overlooking the valley below–surrounded by nature and adventure.” She left the state for college but was drawn back… Read More
Both Scientific and Mystical

Both Scientific and Mystical

Posted: July 7, 2016

"My husband and I have traveled widely..." So opens Amanda Amend's artist statement for "Viajes (Travels)." It's true; the couple has covered some ground. All over the U.S. and Europe. North Africa. Central America. But when you talk to Amanda about her watercolors, you hear of another journey: her move away from the Pluperfect Subjunctive. Read More
“Avian Encounters” Takes Flight

“Avian Encounters” Takes Flight

Posted: September 1, 2015

Impeccably detailed watercolors in understated, elegant frames hang in the Council’s Spotlight Gallery. The paintings and collages depict birds and were made by Nancy Tomczak, an artist from Milton. This artist has always spent time in nature, and always loved making art. She grew up in Buffalo, New York. Read More