Category Archives: Featured Artist

Artbits-May 23, 2024

Vaccination, booster. Summer Music, Farewell Reunion Concert, Concerts on the Green, Celebration of Expressive Arts. Camel’s Hump, Brian Hewitt. Francine Poitras Jones. Sip n’ Slurry, Textured Button Planter, Chiara Keeling. Northwest Access TV. Abenaki, Heritage Celebration, Blackhawk Singers, Dan Shears, Takara Hansell. Chwarelwyr, Quarrymen, Carwyn Rhys Jones. Mitch Wertlieb, Saint Albans Community Picnic. Howard Coffin Vermont Women Civil War. David Mills, Martin Luther King Jr, Dare to Dream. Laurie Thompson, Paint Pouring Ring Pour Technique, Social Sunday, Tina Lesperance, Workshop Dementia and Caregivers. Karaoke, Open Mic, Rockin’ Ron Gagnon, Sergio Torres, John Lackard Blues Duo, Lloyd Tyler , Jonny Mop, McMaple, Last Kid Picked, Slightly Used, Becky Tracy, Keith Murphy, All Night Boogie, Nerbak Brothers, Rehab Roadhouse, Al’s Pals, Dan Sean Jarvis, Cooie DeFrancesco, Adlai, Blue Rock Boys, Eric Bushey, Cliff Crosby, Michael Bjella, Sabina Perkins, Bella Notables, Roger Giroux, George Murtie, Beg, Steal Borrow, Mark Shelton, Justin Dennis, Miller Trio, Jeanne Miller, JD Miller, Will Miller, David Karl Roberts, Ethan Sawyer. Alice Martin, Wolf Warrior. Continue reading

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Artbits-May 2, 2024

Vaccination, booster. Courtney Adams, Rebecca Nase Chomyn, Toby Fulwiler, Holly Spier. Gerald Stoner, Solstice Series. Milton Artists Guild. Shirly Hook. Vendors in Taylor Park. Barb Switzer, Paper Sculpture Workshop. Pebble Art Workshop. Creative Connections. $1,000 Older Writers Grant. Bridging Perspectives, Fred Wisemen, Hunting and Fishing A Case Study in Cultural Continuity. A Fresh Vision in Watercolors, Gary Eckhart. Laurie Thompson, Paint Pouring Dutch Pour Technique. Social Sunday. Tina Lesperance, Workshop for those with Dementia and their Caregivers. Open Studio Figure Drawing. Karaoke, 90 Proof, Nobby Reed, Dave Keller, Lawless, Autumn Chamberlain, Lloyd Tyler, Unruly Allies, Acoustic Mayhem, Arthur James, Bee Wild, Sister Speak, Giovanina Bucci. Will It Ever, Franklin County Quilt Show, Maple Festival Parade, Mark Shelton. Continue reading

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Artbits-March 14, 2024

Vaccination, booster. Rotary Home Show, Prydein. Spring Release, Vermont Watercolor Society, Mary Anne Duffy Godin. Jacob Aguiar, Vermont Blues. Maker’s Market. Paint and Sip, Patty the Gnome, Sylvia Oblak. Spring Landscapes, Natalie Carr. Northern Vermont Artists’ Association, NVAA, June Juried Show. Elnu Abenaki Singers. Andrea Tamburro, Intergenerational Trauma Healing Resilience. Chester F. Parsons, History of Sheep in Vermont. Wallace Stegner, Based on a Real Life Angle of Repose. Felicia Kornbluh, Reproductive Rights Justice. Poet Rajnii Eddins. Richard Cowperthwait, Bridget Higdon, Tim Smith, Town Meeting. Intro to Macrame, Allie Chapple. Key Elements in Portrait Painting, George Van Hook. Viktor Butko. Social Sunday. Creative Escape Fantasy in Art, Jen Volansky, Mindful Art Series. Best I’ve Ever Slabbed Handbuilding Clay, Chiara Keeling. Karaoke, Irish music, bagpipes, Fam Jam, Smokey Newfield, Ron Gagnon, Jomoband,, Shane’s Apothecary, Phantom Airwaves, Matty Me, Last Kid Picked, 90 Proof, Paul Asbell, IncaHoots, Chris Issy, WD40s, John Gratton, Phillip Hyjek, Spencer Lewis, Roger Giroux, Dave Miller, Barbie-N-Bones. Slainte. Continue reading

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Artbits-February 22, 2024

Vaccination, booster. Midnight Masquerade Murder Mystery. Live Painting, Tom Waters. Brian Chenevert. Maker’s Market. Paint & Sip Tropical Getaway, Evie Mason. Bob Goodby, History of the Abenaki in Vermont and New Hampshire. Britton Rogers, Catherine Emil, Crafting the Future State of Craft Education. Social Sunday. Pebble Art Workshop. Karaoke, Open Mic, Stewart Foster, Left Eye Jump, Mitch Devon, Sticks Stones, Troy Millette, Fire Below, Sibling Reverie, Chris Lyon, Rick Lieder. Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer. Book Lovers, Emily Henry. Cocaine Blues, Kerry Greenwood. Continue reading

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Artbits-June 23, 2022

Vaccination, booster, registration. Reflections on Swanton. Jeffersonville Art Jam. National Gallery of Art, Artle. June Sip n’ Slurry, Handbuilt Mugs, Wednesday Night Live. Vermont Creative Network, Networking Mixer. Social Sundays. Rail City Fan Fest, Nobby Reed Project, Sticks and Stones, Cooie Sings, Uncle Jimmy, Mark Abair, 90 Proof, Duncan McLeod , Free Range Band, Buck Hollers, Fabulous Wrecks, Sergio Torres, David Feurzeig, Young Tradition Vermont, Hilary Menegaz Weitzner, Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell, Owen Kennedy, Amerikana, Blue Fox, Eleven, Mullets of Rock, Root 7, Boom City Improv, Ryan Hanson, Royal Towne Brass, David Ellis, David Heintz, Thea Calitri-Martin, Denis Lambert, Bill Keck, Claire Black, Enosburg Town Band, Bob Gagnon, Tony Petricola, Citizens Concert Band. Jason Barney, Northern Vermont Revolutionary War. Continue reading

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Artbits-April 1, 2021

Cancellation, Restart, Fairs, Festivals. State of emergency, quarantine, mask mandate, registration, vaccination. Spring. Janice Decooman, Patrick Murphy, Claire Graham-Smith, Zach Cohen, David Stromeyer, Cold Hollow Sculpture Park. MAG Virtual Social Sunday, Daniel Smith colors. Exquisite Landscapes Writing Place. Swanton Arts Council board meeting. Barn Quilt. Bare Bones, Connor Rohrer, Virtual Open Mic, Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, Jennifer Frautschi, Paul Neubauer, Edward Arron, Thomas Van Dyck, Glora Chien, John Bartus, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Brett Gillen, Blue Man Group, Rocket Shop, Tom Proctor, Heliand Consort, Mark Shelton. Continue reading

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