Member Artists

October Featured Member Artist - City Market

This month, we are celebrating our 40th anniversary and National Co-op Month. Looking back over the years since 1973, our growth is apparent.  We are sharing some of those numbers with you this month on our Member Artist wall.  After checking out with your groceries, swing by the wall to see how our Member numbers, local purchases, and patronage refund numbers have all grown over the years!

September Featured Member Artist - Johnny Pagoda

Johnny Pagoda moved to Burlington in April 2012 from Ft. Lauderdale, FL and makes a living as a tattoo artist at Event Horizon Tattoo Studio here in Burlington. Recently, he's been focusing on other aspects of art to improve his skills as a tattoo artist. One of his favorite mediums has been watercolor and pen, and he considers his style as abstract illustration.

August Featured Member Artist - Erica Brown

I have been a prolific film photographer since I was a high school girl in the mid-1970’s, developing my own black and white film. In 2009, I finally “went digital”, the same year that a job transfer brought my husband and me to beautiful Vermont. I’ve delighted in exploring the state with the fresh eyes of a new arrival.

July Featured Member Artist - Burlington City Arts' Summer Camp Program

“This class has been my dream. I love to create things.” (Camper, age 9) “I made more art in one week than in all the time before!” (Camper, age 14)

June Featured Member Artist - Judy Rice

As a native of Maine, the magazine Downeast was always in our house and after moving to Vermont at the age of 11, Vermont Life was added.  The photos in both of these magazines were the catalyst for my landscapes.  I eventually added photos of friend and family vacations, backyard gardens, pets, or, as you can see from this display, whatever captures my attention.  As for portraits—sorry, but that’s a no go.  As my Dad told me one day

May Featured Member Artist - Michael Z Rork

Zinfandel Photography is owned and operated by myself, Michael Z Rork. As well as specializing in boudoir, wedding and portrait style photography, I also thoroughly enjoy finding opportunities to add to my "Postcards from Vermont" landscape portfolio. My photographic style gravitates towards the cinematic -- dramatic lighting and epic composition.

April Featured Member Artist - Stella Marrs

Stella Marrs is an interdisciplinary artist whose work addresses feminism and ecology. She uses events, publishing, video and installation as spaces to generate female voice. Marrs has made large scale, collaborative, event-based works such as Girl City and 100 Women Dinner Party that are cited as seeds for later Riot Grrrl culture. Her more recent work has been in installation and video. She received her MFA in Visual Studies at the University at Buffalo in 2009, and is keen to establish a practice investigating local culture in Burlington, Vermont.

March Featured Member Artist - Cydney Williams

Cydney Williams is originally from Livingston, New Jersey. As a freshman at the University of Vermont, where she studies Studio Art and Psychology, she embraces abstract concepts while incorporating vivid colors. Her unique style has captured an intrigued audience. Cydney is constantly creating new artwork, and when not in the studio she can be found acquiring inspiration through traveling and nature.

February Featured Member Artist - Carol Blakeley

Carol Blakeley is an accomplished photographer, working with high school seniors, families, pets, sporting events and just enjoying the out of doors scenes nature provides. Carol has gained recognition through word of mouth and various awards, publications and volunteer work. Attracted to color and always pushing herself to ‘think outside the box’, she strives to constantly better her work through a life styles venue. 

January Featured Member Artist - Haley Bishop

Originally from California, Haley has spent most of her life in Vermont.  She attended Burlington Tech Center, studying Design & Illustration, before achieving her BFA from the School Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University.

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