Burlington City Arts


This exhibition celebrated the art of the first graduating class of Champlain College’s Emergent Media MFA program. Featuring innovative digital projects alongside traditional media, the exhibition focused on art at the intersection of the Internet, mobile networks and other crossroads of human interaction in this new digital age.

Conrad Bakker: Untitled Project: Seasonal Economies

For the last 15 years, artist Conrad Bakker has been working on a series of Untitled Projects that complicate, reflect on and celebrate the life of objects. Bakker creates hand-carved and painted facsimiles of familiar objects, from mid-century modernist furniture to garage-sale collectibles.

Jason Hanasik: Fall In Line

California-based photographer and video artist Jason Hanasik explored evolving notions of sexual, gender and emotional identity. His projects chronicled the indoctrination of a young man into military service, the isolation present in the family unit, and the ways in which grief permeated the recent housing crisis.

John Anderson: Drawings 2006-2012 Constructed Conceptual

Vermont-based artist and architect John Anderson challenges conventional definitions of drawing and sculpture by blurring the boundaries between two-dimensional drawing and three-dimensional space.

Gregg Blasdel: Bounty

2012 Barbara Smail Award winner Gregg Blasdel explores social memory through objects and customs that recall cultural events, experiences and people. Raised in the Midwest, Blasdel was inspired by regional customs among farmers and ranchers who picked objects from fields or kept trophies from hunts and placed them on fence posts and barns.