Confluence Project Lantern Paddle

Posted on Jun 5, 2018
Confluence Project Lantern Paddle

To see images from the Confluence Project Lantern Paddle, in partnership with the Vermont Performance Lab and the CT River Conservancy, please visit http://www.ariveroflight.org/project/the-confluence-project-moonlit-lantern-paddle/

Confluence Project-Guilford School Residency

Posted on Jun 5, 2018
Confluence Project-Guilford School Residency

In May 2018, I had the great joy of working with Jen Kramer’s 6th grade class at the Guilford Central School–as part of the Confluence Project–with an arts-integrated residency to understand and celebrate our watersheds. Throughout the week, we studied, designed and created maps which were housed in hand-made journals that documented our journey together. […]

Moonglow Lantern Parade, Lyndonville VT

Posted on Mar 1, 2018
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

Posted on Dec 1, 2017
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
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
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, […]

Stowe Elementary, VT: Winds of Change

Posted on Apr 13, 2017
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 […]

U32 High School, VT: The Record Project

Posted on Apr 13, 2017
U32 High School, VT: The Record Project

Earlier this spring, I worked with the entire 9th grade team (135 students),  facilitating an arts-integrated residency through the VT Creative Schools Initiative. Looking through the lens of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, students explored the nature of duality and personal integrity in both public and private lives. Over the course of 7 days, […]

The Wonder of Winter, Montpelier VT

Posted on Feb 1, 2017
The Wonder of Winter, Montpelier VT

Following a ten-day artist residency, Montpelier’s second community lantern parade, The Wonder of Winter will be taking place on February 23rd at 6pm, leaving from Union Elementary on School Street, Montpelier. All are welcome to bring their lanterns and join the parade, or watch from the sidelines. Cocoa, cider donuts and fire spinning entertainment to […]

Rangoli Residency at River Rock School, Montpelier, VT

Posted on Jan 18, 2017
Rangoli Residency at River Rock School, Montpelier, VT

In January, I completed a weeklong arts-integrated residency at the River Rock School in Montpelier, VT. More information and images can be found at Rangoli Residency at the River Rock School, VT