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, […]

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 […]

Where Do We Go From Here? Solo Show Oct 2016

Posted on Oct 27, 2016
Where Do We Go From Here? Solo Show Oct 2016

On October 19th, my solo show, Where Do We go From Here? opened at the Red Mill Gallery at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT and celebrates 10 years of my arrival in the US. The show explores our understanding of a sense of place, and the myriad ways we map, chart and document our […]

You Are Here: NYC

Posted on Oct 27, 2016
You Are Here: NYC

One of my drawings, Nyshie: Bushwick, Brooklyn May 2010 is featured in Katherine Harmon’s recent book of maps of New York City, You Are Here: NYC: Mapping the Soul of the City. Published by Princeton University Press.

Artist-in-Residence at Champlain College MakerLab & Solo Exhibition at CCM Gallery

Posted on Oct 5, 2016
Artist-in-Residence at Champlain College MakerLab & Solo Exhibition at CCM Gallery

For the duration of 2016 spring semester, I was artist-in-residence at the Champlain College MakerLab. The 15-week residency culminated with a solo-exhibition–Peripheral Vision opened at the CCM Art Gallery in October 2016. While exploring the line between between permanence and the ephemeral, I have been experimenting with cutting-edge 3D-printer technology and created a body of […]

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, 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 children aged […]