Carol MacDonald invites the viewer to see her works “as prints of and about knitting and as conceptual works about teaching, the art of printing, community.” The catalog is yet another of the many ways that MacDonald shares her artistic process with the larger community.
Sally Linder’s subjects are inspired by Earth’s beauty and the social and political issues that confront humankind. Her journey has taken her from the canyons of Arizona to the jungles of Borneo to the United Nations. This book is more than a collection of paintings, it is a document of an artist’s ability to listen and respond to the world around them with impact, power, and remarkable sensitivity.
Lois Eby’s artwork is the result of a forty-year exploration of painting. The connection between painting and music, specifically the improvisation of American Jazz, is at the heart of Eby’s work. Her colours are often primary. Her compositions are rich with rhythms. Brushwork is informed by Zen ink paintings and Asian calligraphy. The result is a beautiful harmonic where paint plays against white space, gesture dances across the canvas, and music is made visual.
Frog Hollow: The First 40 Years of the Nation’s First State Craft Center surveys the history of this pioneering organization and examines how a group of people came together to build and nurture Frog Hollow over the last 40 years. It documents the impact of the creative economy on Vermont and its small, rural communities.
Artist and historian Robert Waldo Brunelle, Jr. offers this history of the Northern Vermont Artist Association, which was founded in 1931. Brunelle has been president of the NVAA since 1995 and studied under former NVAA president, and renowned art professor, Roy Kennedy. This is the definitive history of this important art organization.