Features work of nineteen Northeast Kingdom artists
Montpelier – The Vermont Arts Council, in partnership with Catamount Arts, presents Looking North: Catamount Artists Connect in the Spotlight Gallery. The exhibit features the work of nineteen artists from Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom selected by Catamount Arts Gallery Director Katherine French.
“These nineteen artists represent only a handful of the creative individuals working in diverse styles and with so many different mediums,” observes French. “It’s truly remarkable.”
An opening reception will be held Friday, March 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. The Spotlight Gallery is located in the Vermont Arts Council office, 136 State Street, Montpelier. The show will run through April 26.
Artists included in the exhibit are:
Nanine Beard, Barnet
Naomi Bossom, Lyndonville
Keith Chamberlin, St. Johnsbury
Vanessa Compton, Greensboro
Kim Darling, Passumpsic/St. Johnsbury
William Darling, Passumpsic/St. Johnsbury
Terry Ekasala, West Burke
Martha Elmes, Lyndonville
Sharon Kenney Biddle, East Ryegate
Christopher Kerr-Ayer, St. Johnsbury
Donna Marshall, St. Johnsbury
Elizabeth Nelson, West Glover
Rosie Prevost, St. Johnsbury
Jennifer Ranz, Greensboro
Kathy Stark, Craftsbury Common
Bill Tulp, St. Johnsbury
Robin Wedemeyer, West Burke
Sachiko Yoshida, St. Johnsbury
Ann Young, Barton
Photo caption: Loud (Holler), by Terry Ekasala, 2018, mixed media/paper, 20 x 22 inches
About the Spotlight Gallery
The Vermont Arts Council Spotlight Gallery is open to the public and located in the corridor and conference room of the offices at 136 State Street in Montpelier. There are times when the conference room is not available, but the corridor exhibit is always open during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
About the Vermont Arts Council
The Vermont Arts Council envisions a Vermont where all people have access to the arts and creativity in their lives, education, and communities. Engagement with the arts transforms individuals, connects us more deeply to each other, energizes the economy, and sustains the vibrant cultural landscape that makes Vermont a great place to live. Since 1965, the Council has been the state's primary provider of funding, advocacy, and information for the arts in Vermont. www.vermontartscouncil.org.
About Catamount Arts
Catamount Arts, based in St. Johnsbury, Vermont has worked to make the arts a fundamental part of community life for more than forty years. The only full-service arts center in northeastern Vermont, Catamount Arts has grown to be the cultural, entertainment, and arts home for 40,000 visitors each year. Catamount Arts' mission is to inspire appreciation of and participation in the arts, promote the arts throughout the region, and cultivate the arts as an integral part of community life.