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. […]

Rangoli at the Vermont Statehouse for Arts Advocacy Day

Posted on Mar 18, 2018
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
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, […]

Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2017

Posted on Jul 29, 2017
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 […]

Integrated Arts Academy Winter Retreat

Posted on Mar 13, 2017
Integrated Arts Academy Winter Retreat

Earlier in 2017, I worked with the staff and teachers of Burlington’s Integrated Arts Academy, exploring concepts around core beliefs, self-expression, value and accountability.  We considered the power of words, experimenting with monochrome and mark-making techniques, and created some origami stars that reflected the light.  

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 […]

River of Light in Waterbury 2016, no:7

Posted on Dec 13, 2016
River of Light in Waterbury 2016, no:7

On December 3rd 2016, Waterbury saw its 7th River of Light Lantern Parade. With a theme of ‘Everything Botanical: Wild Vegetation and Fantastical Flora!” the streets were filled with a visual feast of  plants, flowers and shrubs, and Waterbury attracted over 3000 lantern-makers, walkers and spectators. A school residency at Thatcher Brook Primary School enabled over 150 […]