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  

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 […]

Arts & Literacy Institute, Burlington VT

Posted on Sep 9, 2016
Arts & Literacy Institute, Burlington VT

In August 2016, I was part of the presenting team for the Arts & Literacy Institute in Burlington, VT. Over 30 educators from across the region attended the beautiful and powerful learning laboratory, which was hosted by the Flynn Theater and took place at the Bishop Booth Conference Center on the shores of Lake Champlain. […]

Lincoln Center Education, NYC

Posted on Jul 30, 2016
Lincoln Center Education, NYC

In July 2016 and 2017, I facilitated two community arts workshops for the Teaching Artist Summer Forum at the Lincoln Center, NYC. Intermediate-level teaching artists (in the community purpose thread) created colorful lanterns during the morning session, and in the afternoon we all traveled down to the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, where a group of […]

Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2016

Posted on Jul 30, 2016
Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2016

In July 2016, I was part of a fantastic team of presenters for the first 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 […]

Arts Integrated Residency at the Integrated Arts Academy

Posted on May 1, 2016
Arts Integrated Residency at the Integrated Arts Academy

In May of 2016, I was artist-in-residence at the Integrated Arts Academy in Burlington VT. Working with both 1st grade classes,we integrated visual art with math and social studies while looking at the art and architecture of Antoni Gaudi. The students explored shape, form and patterns in nature, and created some beautiful mosaics which will […]

The Wall: Montpelier High School

Posted on Apr 19, 2016
The Wall: Montpelier High School

In March 2016, I completed an arts-integrated residency at the Montpelier High School, working with students to understand the concept of The Wall. Together with teachers Katy Chabot, Sarah Squier and Cathy Butterfield, we integrated three core-curriculum subjects; biology, English and history and learnt concepts around biological walls, psychological walls (the Harlem Renaissance) and physical […]

Arts-Integrated Residency at the St. Johnsbury School

Posted on Apr 19, 2016
Arts-Integrated Residency at the St. Johnsbury School

In March 2016, I had the opportunity to work with 3rd grade teachers Jen Taylor, Shannon Redmon and Emily Ross along with their students, for an arts-integrated residency through the Community Engagement Lab. Over 7 days, we learnt about weather hazard mitigation through the visual arts; investigating architecture, roofing styles and town design around the […]

Rangoli Residency at The Danville School

Posted on Apr 19, 2016
Rangoli Residency at The Danville School

In April 2016, I was artist-in-residence at The Danville School in Danville VT, teaching students from Pre-K through 12th grade about Rangoli design and construction. More information and images can be found here