Looking North: Catamount Artists Connect, March 8

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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.

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 5:00pm