March 2011 | V.6-N.3

Art Map Burlington, March 2011

In the Issue: Review: Ashley Roark at The SEABA Center | Profile: Karen Dawson | Review: Propaganda Art | First Friday Art Walk is March 4th, 2011

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PROPAGANDA: Liza Cowan Makes Art to Take On Lockheed Martin

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Small Equal’s Liza Cowan waded into the Lockhead Martin debate by making and giving away propaganda posters.

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Closing Reception: Inty & Yauri Muenala

Yauri Muenala untitled at FLYNNDOG

Friday, February 25, 5:30-8PM | FLYNNDOG

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North End Studio | Old North End | March 2011

Liza Cannon Strange Fruit at North End Studio

Liza Cannon is a new Burlington artist exploring old mediums – in particular the long-spanning traditional methods used in printmaking and bookmaking.  She has studied traditional etching and block printing practices in Burlington as well as in Brittany, France, and is now taking the old methods and subjects and turning them on their head.  Her

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Frog Hollow Vermont State Craft Center | Downtown Burlington | March 2011

CSWD ReCycle/ReUse at Frog Hollow

The 15th annual CSWD ReCycle/ReUse Showcase, an art contest in which Chittenden County high school students take materials that might normally be considered trash and recycle them to create works of art. The idea is to recognize the usefulness of items we might normally consign to the landfill and reuse them in a creative (and

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215 College Gallery | Downtown Burlington | March 2011

Shelley Warren Namati (video projection on maple sapling sculpture) at 215 College Gallery

Through March 13: “108 Blessings” – Recent Work by University of Vermont Department of Art and Art History Lecturers Cameron Davis and Shelley Warren The exhibit features recent work of Shelley Warren’s sculptural/video installations and Cameron Davis’ paintings. The title “108 Blessings” refers to the number of prayer beads used in Buddhist, Hindu and Jain meditation traditions. The

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Vermont Glass Designs | South End | March 2011

Ruth Murphy Mirror at Vermont Glass Designs

Lead-free is what this studio is about!  100% lead-free stained glass and hand crafted glass beveling.  Ruth Murphy custom designs and crafts all of her work.  Cabinet inserts are a specialty, as well as repairing stained or beveled art glass. During March’s First Friday Art Walk, Ruth Murphy will be giving a glass grinding demonstration. Drop-ins are welcome when the

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Vintage Jewelers | Downtown Burlington | March 2011

Lienne Bick untitled at Vintage Jewelers

Through March: Lienne Bick The Journey… Creativity has been a relatively fluid aspect of my life both as a child and as an adult. I have watched this evolve over the past two years in my life as well as the lives of my children. Although art is a wonderful way to express oneself, it has done

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Davis Studio Gallery | South End | March 2011

Lydia Littwin Ocean at Davis Studio Gallery

“Seasonal Palette”: Oil paintings by Lydia Littwin “I believe the greatest joys and challenges of living in New England are the seasons.  I am inspired to capture the essence of a season in each of  my paintings: the brilliant colors found in Farmer’s Market produce, the indescribable shades of blue after a coastal storm, the familiar

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Art’s Alive Gallery at Union Station | Waterfront | March 2011

Art's Alive Vermont First Ever Facebook First 50

March 1-April 30: Art’s Alive Vermont First Ever Facebook First Fifty The first 50 artists who responded to a live call on Facebook were accepted into this exhibition. The Art’s Alive Gallery at Main Street Landing’s Union Station features artwork by Vermont residents. Art’s Alive is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of

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Uncommon Grounds | Downtown Burlington | March 2011

David Pinkham untitled 2 at Uncommon Grounds

March: David Pinkham is a visual artist and graphic design student at Champlain College. Since arriving in Burlington, he has participated in the South End Art Hop for the past three years.  He also set up shows in unison with the band Eskimo and the Glo Pro at Metronome, in which blacklights were used to emphasize

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Speaking Volumes | South End | March 2011

John David O'Shaughnessy Art Lines at Speaking Volumes

Through March: John David O’Shaughnessy I believe the act of painting is an archaic activity. For about one hundred years now painting has been declared to be absolutely and unequivocally dead. I have found that this death of painting is quite freeing and allows me as an artist to regard my work with a much less dogmatic approach than

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