Burlington City Arts


A Summer Day at Elmore State Park with Liz Nelson


Swimmers and picnic-goers flocked to the shores of Lake Elmore in Morrisville's Elmore State Park yesterday to make the most of the hot July sun. In the shade of the historic Nature Center, Of Land and Local artist in residence Liz Nelson greeted curious visitors as she worked on her collection of paintings of Elmore's trails and lakeside beaches.


Notes From Shelburne Farms: Wendy Copp & Susan Raber Bray Explore Negative Space

In June, Wendy Copp and Susan Raber Bray began their OLAL 2015 residency at Shelburne Farms. The project? To "call attention to the negative space between paired trees." Using natural materials found on the farm, such as an invasive species of grapevine, the duo will utilize primitive weaving techniques and styles of wrapping and binding to accomplish their task.


Rick Norcross : The Faces of Rock & Roll - 1969 to 1974


Of Land and Local 2015

Of Land & Local is an annual multidisciplinary, statewide exhibition designed to initiate a dialog about issues surrounding art and the environment that relates to the Vermont landscape.

Milton Rosa-Ortiz : An ode to Time

Challenging our cultural disinterest and disrespect for aging, Milton Rosa-Ortiz drew from his Latin American heritage to establish a reverence for the aging human that is in opposition to our pervasive fetishization of youth culture in America.

Thomas Brennan: Darkness from Light

Using ‘photogenic drawing,’ a camera-less photography technique pioneered by 19th century photographer and inventor, Henry Fox-Talbot, Thomas Brennan explored issues of mortality and metaphorical implication through his careful documentation of objects from nature, now in the collections of museums across the United States and Europe.