Showing posts from April, 2024

Journeys of Visual Discovery

 What words or phrases best describe the work you've selected to exhibit? "Scenes that linger." Describe a method or technique that's integral to your artistic practice. "In my large paintings, I use sketches as well as photographs to select shapes and patterns, created by light, to do a detailed drawing. I paint on a flat surface. For example, Azalea #2 began with watercolor washes brushed on damp paper. When dry, I paint section by section, using wet-in-wet and dry techniques until the watercolor is complete. Highlights and accents are added last." How do you cultivate creativity in your own life? "As a child, I drew and painted a lot. Later, I dreamt of becoming an artist. Teachers and mentors, seeing art in museums, learning about famous artists-all of these shaped my consciousness and my abilities. My primary sources of inspiration were and are gardens, parks, arboretums, and my surroundings. I respond as well to subjects where light creates fleeti

Yester House Solo Shows 2024

 May 30th - July14, 2024 Each year, the Southern Vermont Arts Center welcomes a variety of artists to present solo exhibitions in Yester House, a 1917 estate-turned-gallery that can accommodate 10 exhibiting artists. These solo shows feature a variety of work from current artist members and new artists to the Southern Vermont Arts Center. For more details, visit: