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 […]

A Journey Across Boundaries, Chandler Gallery VT

Posted on Jun 15, 2016
A Journey Across Boundaries, Chandler Gallery VT

A Journey Across Boundaries is currently showing at the Chandler Art Gallery, Randolph VT and runs from June to September 2016. Curated by  Gowri Savoor and Angelo Arnold, the show features the work of 1o regional artists including Angelo Arnold, Galen Cheney, Jason Galligan-Baldwin, Karen Henderson, Rachel Moore, Gowri Savoor, Jason Swift and Mary Zompetti, […]

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  

United States of Arts: Vermont, NEA

Posted on Mar 5, 2016
United States of Arts: Vermont, NEA

I am very proud to have been invited to share some of my educational and community projects on this film produced by the National Endowment for the Arts, for their 50th Anniversary Series, the United States of Arts:Vermont Video available here

Winter’s Peace Lantern Parade, Williston VT 2016

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Winter’s Peace Lantern Parade, Williston VT 2016

In February 2016, Allen Brook School in Williston VT, hosted their first school-wide lantern parade and created luminaries reflecting the theme of Winter’s Peace. Students from Pre-K through 2nd grade participated in the procession, which culminated with cocoa and cookies back at the school.

Wish

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Wish

In the winter of 2016, Wish was installed at 247 Pearl Street in Burlington, Vermont. Commissioned by Redstone Housing, Wish was created in collaboration with sculptor James Westermann and is constructed from steel. 6ft (w) x 10ft (h)  x 3ft (d)