The Vermont Cynic

Drag isn’t exclusive to men

Drag isn't exclusive to men

Lilly Sharp

April 20, 2019

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” showcases a number of drag queens competing to win the title of America’s Drag Superstar.  It is hosted and created by “the mother of drag,” Rupaul Charles. For years “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has stood as an icon of gay culture and progressive attitudes, but thi...

Burlington’s DIY Basement Shows

Burlington's DIY Basement Shows

Zoe Schemm, Feature Writer

April 17, 2019

They say if you want something done right, do it yourself. This sentiment finds real world applicability in do-it- yourself venues, establishments with the space and equipment for live music that do not function in the same legitimate arena as official clubs or concert halls. Often taking place in s...

The Grapevine – An Interview with Mackenzie Murray on Art

The Grapevine - An Interview with Mackenzie Murray on Art

Holly Coughlan, Multimedia Reporter

November 14, 2018

Profile on local artist Mackenzie Murray.

Guerrilla Girls UNMASKED: Donna Kaz

Guerrilla Girls UNMASKED: Donna Kaz

Amanda Martino, Multimedia Reporter

November 5, 2018

The undercover feminist group the Guerrilla Girls formed in 1985 and has since been fighting against racism and sexism in the arts. Donna Kaz put down the mask and gave a talk to the Burlington community about her life as an activist and artist.

Co-op offers community of clay for artists

Student-made pottery pieces sit in the UVM Pottery Co-op in L/L Jan. 21. The Co-op has offered classes, materials and a creative space for students since 1974.

Isabella Alessandrini, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Located on the first floor of the Living/Learning Center, UVM’s Pottery Co-op is a hub for creation, education and community all wrapped up in one cozy little studio. Since 1974, the Co-op has offered classes, materials and a space for its members to learn about and create all things ceramic, ...

Do Confederate monuments have artistic merit?

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

October 4, 2017

In recent months, Americans across the country have been questioning the definition of art and the purpose of monuments in our time. When UVM’s Black Students Union presented a list of of demands to President Tom Sullivan on Sept. 25, it caused this national conversation to come knocking at...

A first nude model sketch

Illustration by MARISSA LANOFF

Hunter Colvin

April 14, 2016

I’ve never been much of an artist, so trying nude still-life drawing was definitely a big leap for me. I was definitely very nervous going into it. Not so much because of the nudity; I have, after all, taken health class so I understand what the human body looks like. Mostly I was nervous b...

Art dept. offers sketching

Bex Adamsv

April 13, 2016

Art students had the opportunity to figure draw in Williams room 416 April 5, allowing art students to practice and sketch with their peers in a no pressure setting. The lights were all turned off, and four spotlights shined on the platform. Model Laura Dame struck her first of many poses for ...

Kids color the campus

Kids color the campus

Bettina Cataldi

February 11, 2016

Since last week, new art by young artists has adorned the walls of the Davis Center. The students from the Campus Children’s School in the Living/Learning Center showcased their talents at their second annual art exhibit in the Livak Fireplace Lounge Feb. 2. The artists ranged in ag...

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