Burlington City Arts

Pierson Library

The Pierson Library, located at 5376 Shelburne Road, in Shelburne, features artwork curated by the BCA's External Exhibitions Program on a rotating basis.



January - June 2020



Carol Boucher



Carol has been a professional artist for over 20 years. She sells her oil pastel paintings, oils, acrylics and monotypes at juried art shows across the US.  She is represented locally by Burlington City Arts and in Stonington, CT by Devon House Stonington Gallery.   Love of color and landscape continue to fuel her creative process. 


Jill Madden


Jill Madden grew up in coastal Rhode Island, attended Middlebury College where she studied Mandarin Chinese and art. She studied Chinese ink painting in Hualien, Taiwan for two years,  taught Mandarin and art in Sitka, Alaska for several years. then returned to the east coast to attend graduate school. Jill studied at the New York Studio School, then received a post-baccalaureate degree from Brandeis University, and an MFA in painting from Boston Univerisity, where she held a Constantin Alajalov scholarship, and studied with John Walker and John Moore. 

Jill’s work has been shown in New England, New York, Philadelphia, Ireland and England. While a resident artist at the Vermont Studio School, Jill studied under Lois Dodd, who remains a strong influence.  Jill is the recipient of a Winsor and Newton Emerging Artists award, a Basin Harbor Fellowship,  a Custom House Fellowship in Westport, Ireland, a  Baer Art Center Artist Residency in Hofsos, Iceland, and a Jentel Foundation for the Arts residency n Banner, Wyoming.  Jill currently lives and paints in Weybridge, Vermont.


All artwork is available for sale. For more information, to purchase, or to see additional works by these artists, please contact Kate Ashman at (802) 865-7296 or