Winooski HS, Creativity Capstone Class

Winooski HS, Creativity Capstone Class

 In the Spring of 2018, students completing the Creativity Capstone Class at Winooski Hight School, VT participated in the Community Engagement Lab’s Vermont Creative Schools Initiative, under the guidance of theater and art teachers, Heather Win and Jessica Bruce. Beginning with a design thinking process at Generator, VT, we explored the essential question: “How do […]

We Walk in Their Shadows, at Brattleboro Museum VT

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 in Exhibitions
We Walk in Their Shadows, at Brattleboro Museum VT

My solo exhibition We Walk in Their Shadows will be on display at the Brattleboro Museum of Art, Vermont until June 17th 2018. Statement can be found  at We Walk in Their Shadows An artist talk will take place on Thursday May 17th, 7pm.  

Rangoli at the Vermont Statehouse for Arts Advocacy Day

Posted on Mar 18, 2018 in Community, Rangoli
Rangoli at the Vermont Statehouse for Arts Advocacy Day

In March 2018, I conducted an interactive Rangoli performance at the Vermont State House for Arts Advocacy Day. Further information and images can be found Arts Advocacy Day at the Vermont State House  

Moonglow Lantern Parade, Lyndonville VT

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in Artist-in-Residence, Community, Education, Lanterns, Parade
Moonglow Lantern Parade, Lyndonville VT

On March 1st 2018 Lyndon, VT (with the support of retired art-teacher Martha Elmes) held their first annual lantern parade at the Municipal Building Complex in Lyndon VT. Workshops were held at Lyndon Town School, Lyndon Institute, and with local residents during a community workshop-program. Workshop images can be found at Moonglow: Lyndon’s inaugural lantern parade. […]

ArtSynergy Public Art Program, Montpelier VT

ArtSynergy Public Art Program, Montpelier VT

Towards the end of 2017, I conducted a 10-day residency with the Montpelier Middle School together with a series of community workshops, as part of Montpelier’s ArtSynergy Project; a creative envisioning process to help support development of a Public Art Masterplan for the city of Montpelier. More information can be found at ArtSynergy, Montpelier VT Over […]

Germantown Friends School Lantern Festival, PA

Posted on Oct 21, 2017 in Artist-in-Residence, Community, Education, Lanterns, Parade
Germantown Friends School Lantern Festival, PA

On Saturday October 21st 2017, Germantown Friends School, PA, held their inaugural community lantern-parade, to culminate the yearly Fun-Day celebration. After months of planning, lantern building and preparations, the event was a tremendous success, and paved the way for an annual celebration of light. Workshops were held with faculty and staff, students from K-12th grade, […]

Geode: Installation at Champlain College

Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in Artist-in-Residence, Education, Installation, Lanterns
Geode: Installation at Champlain College

In September 2017, I worked with freshman students at Champlain College, VT, in collaboration with the Peace Paper Project, to create lantern structures for a visual light installation in the Champlain College Art Gallery. After making their hand-made paper from items of clothing, letters, paper fragments and natural materials, students created 3D structures from willow, […]

Presenter at the Arts Literacy Institute, 2017

Posted on Aug 18, 2017 in Arts Integration, Education, Institute
Presenter at the Arts Literacy Institute, 2017

In August 2017, the second Arts Literacy Institute took place at the beautiful All Souls Gathering Center, in Shelburne, VT. Over a period of 3 days, 25 teachers from across the state participated in an inspiring and enriching learning laboratory. Using ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ by William Kamkwamba as the focal text, participants told their […]

Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2017

Posted on Jul 29, 2017 in Arts Integration, Community, Education, Institute
Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2017

In July 2017, I was on the presenting team for the second Moonshot Summer Teachers’ Institute (a learning lab for educators) at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. Hosted and coordinated by The Learning Alliance, the institute took place over 5 days and was attended by teachers and educators from the […]

Stowe Elementary, VT: Winds of Change

Stowe Elementary, VT: Winds of Change

In April 2017, I conducted an arts-integrated residency at Stowe Elementary School through the VT Creative Schools Initiative. Students in the 1st, 4th and 5th grades explored the science of sound, the effect of non-verbal communication, and the power of words. Throughout the ‘Winds of Change’ residency, students understood how voices and facial expressions convey different […]