Burlington City Arts


199 Main Street
1990, granite
This piece was commissioned by Ray Pecor with the development of the Courthouse Plaza. The concept for the piece clearly focuses on the purpose of the courthouse – seeking justice through democracy. The theme of democracy as a “puzzle” reflects the events of the early 1990’s, as the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the disassembly of the Soviet Union brought the possibility of democracy to two countries in need of “puzzle solving.”

Photo by Michael Weizenegger


Combat Paper

Combat Paper featured Vermont artists and Iraq war veterans Jon Turner, Drew Cameron, Eli Wright and members of the Combat Paper Project who transformed the gallery into a functioning papermaking studio.

Jason Hackenwerth: Micro-Macro

In this solo exhibition, internationally exhibited artist Jason Hackenwerth explored extremes of scale with his monumental, site-specific latex balloon sculptures and intricate kinetic works.

Uncharted Territories

Uncharted Territories investigated themes of abstract cartography, adventure, the relationships between personal and physical exploration and the human need to discover.

Human = Landscape

This exhibition explored the future of Vermont’s landscape grappling with the aesthetic challenges of a carbon-constrained world. Posing such questions as: how might an energy-sustainable, rural landscape of the future look? what defines a landscape as “beautiful” or “ugly”? how have notions of natural beauty changed over time?

Medicine & Mortality

Medical technology’s capacity to modify, preserve, and extend life has surpassed our psychological ability to integrate these advances.