Shelburne teen’s painting wins statewide Congressional art contest

Shelburne teen’s painting wins statewide Congressional art contest

  Aidan Bundock, a junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, took first place in the 37th annual Congressional Art Competition at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-VT, announced last week that the Shelburne teen’s watercolor painting titled “Midnight Snacks” was selected from a field of 169 entries from… Read More »

Vermont author discusses book she co-wrote on modern druidry

Vermont author discusses book she co-wrote on modern druidry

Phoenix Books Essex welcomes author Fearn Lickfield of Worcester, Vt., next week for a talk on “The Bardic Book of Becoming, an Introduction to Modern Druidry” that she co-wrote with her late husband Ivan McBeth. Lickfield has titled her presentation “A Druid’s Legacy,” because she will share many of McBeth’s stories, poetry and observations from his… Read More »

Photographer to discuss his craft at Dead Creek

Vermont wildlife photographer Brian Machanic will present ‘The Art in Birding’ at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area headquarters in Addison, on Tuesday, June 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a one-hour photography bird walk. A native Vermonter, Machanic has had a passion for wildlife since childhood and has been an avid… Read More »

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

This weekend is the 26th Spring Open Studio Weekend with more than 200 artists across Vermont opening their doors to visitors. Chittenden County will have more than two dozen locations. Look for bright yellow signs marking locations of visual artists and craftspeople participating including glassblowers, jewelers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, weavers, ironworkers, painters, sculptors, quilt… Read More »