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Meg Lipke, Ground for Body, 2019, 72x60x5, Fabric dye, acrylic, beeswax on canvas, and polyester fill, Photo by Sam Simon

Questioning tradition with Meg Lipke’s ‘In the Making’

Quinn Johnson, Culture Staff Writer March 24, 2021

“In the Making” is a fun and funky exploration of the convergence of painting, sculpture and textiles, and centers on Meg Lipke’s ‘91 painting practice over the last five years.  Born in Portland,...

Left: Bag of Tears, c. 2015-2016
Right: Baby Slippers on Thorns, 2006

Enigmatic and experimental: Diane Gabriel’s ‘Pivotal Moments’

Quinn Johnson, Culture Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Escape the bustling crowds of Church Street Marketplace and step into a white-walled oasis.  On Feb. 12, Burlington City Arts revealed their Spring 2021 exhibitions, “Meg Lipke: In the Making”...

Senior Noah Zhou’s Exhibit, FRENZY, is displayed in the Francis Colburn Art Gallery in Williams Hall, Nov 6. The Exhibit will be open until November 16.

The personal and political of ‘FRENZY’

Anna Kolosky, Assistant Culture Editor November 13, 2020

Tucked away in the Colburn Gallery in Williams, abstract paintings and photography line the white walls.  The artwork is part of senior Noah Zhou’s first solo art exhibition at UVM that seeks to...

Moody Rose Christopher, owner of Love and Death tattoo, poses with a free-hand, no reference back piece for a customer, Nov. 6. Moody opened Love and Death Tattoo on College Street in the midst of COVID.

New tattoo parlor prioritizes inclusivity

Kellyn Doerr, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

Underneath a thrift store in downtown Burlington, there’s a white door to the left, adorned with a padlock and three words in unaligned black lettering. It spells out “LOVE AND DEATH.” Love and...

The mural in question,

Burlington City Council to decide fate of mural

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer August 14, 2018

The Burlington City Council has promised action following the approval of a report that called for the removal of a mural on Leahy Way by August 29, 2022. The report from the Mural Task Force recommends...

Vermont community members admire the art at the fifth annual “Of Land and Local” art show Oct. 6 at Shelburne Farms. This year’s exhibits focus on watersheds and their impact on the environment.

BCA hosts annual show

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer October 12, 2017

As the recent hurricane season has shown us yet again, the environment is a powerful force. In the upcoming exhibit “Of Land and Local: Watershed,” Burlington City Arts highlights how this force...

Models walk up and down the runway during the 13th annual STRUT! Fashion Show Sept. 9.

Art Hop fashion show displays local designers’ work

Isabella Alessandrini September 13, 2017

On Saturday, models traipsed down a gleaming runway to the DJ’s beat as cameras flashed and spectators swooned. The glamorous, high-energy atmosphere could have been found in any fashion capital–...

Burlington celebrates the 25th anniversary of local artist festival

Addie Beach, Staff Writer September 12, 2017

Visiting Burlington’s South End 25 years ago, people walking around would have seen empty warehouses and crumbling buildings. Unless you were one of a few artists, that is—then you saw potential. Last...

Behind Burlington’s Creative Social Network

Max Mccurdy February 7, 2017

It’s no secret that Burlington is a creative community — this much can be understood by simply looking at jackets and backpacks Burlingtonians  embellish with the Grateful Dead logo. In an attempt...

First Night festival returns to town

First Night festival returns to town

December 9, 2014

Those remaining in Burlington over winter break shouldn’t worry about making New Year’s Eve plans.First Night Burlington has  you covered.First Night Burlington, Inc. is a private non-profit organization...

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