In the inaugural issue of Vermont Art Guide, we introduce you to a statewide view of contemporary art in Vermont: who’s making it and where to see it.
In This Issue
David Stromeyer‘s Jitterbug is on the cover. Theresa Sinclair tells us about his Cold Hollow Sculpture Project in Enosburg Falls, that allows visitors to see the sculptor’s works in steel “in their natural environment”.
In his editorial, Vermont Art Guide Editor Ric Kasini Kadour answers the question, “Why a magazine about Vermont art?”
Artists may toil alone in their studios, but art isn’t finished until another human being looks at it.
It is, by its very nature social, communal, and human.
The gorgeous Marble House in Dorset is home to the Marble House Project. Daphne Cybele Van Schaick visited and reports on the project’s history and activities.
Laurie Sverdlove‘s paintings are large, the colors striking and her subjects unnerving. Dian Parker delves deeper into the works of the Randolph-based artist.
Carol MacDonald reflects on identity, feminism, and her artmaking in her commentary, “Tugging on Threads”.
We write about Kate Gridley’s engaging series of portraits of emerging adults.
Dianne Shullenberger‘s fabric collages are windows into the places they depict, sharing the stories that the artist has been able to capture in a moment. Read Darcie Abbene’s profile of the Jericho artist, “The Wildness of These Things”.
The beloved art supply store, Artists’ Mediums in Williston, opened Artists’ Mediums Art Shop in Cambridge. We visit this new space to buy Vermont art.
Vermont Art Guide interviewed Julie A. Davis about silent observation and natural expression in her series “In Retreat”, made during her time at the Vermont Studio Center.
In Digital Immigrant, Kristen M. Watson asks if social media is destroying us. Darian Newman visited the installation while it was placed at S.P.A.C.E. Gallery in Burlington.
Art Walks Abound: On almost any Friday of the month, you can find an art walk somewhere in Vermont.
Also, we have our regular features: News & Notes, sharing recent developments in Vermont’s art scene; Where to See Art, our curated list of 137 places to see art around the state; Collect This!, Vermont art for your collection; and a Vermont Art Guide Artist Directory.