Member Artists

February Featured Member Artist - Art from the Heart

Art from the Heart is a program of Burlington City Arts in collaboration with the Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care. With the aid of devoted volunteers, Art from the Heart helps hospitalized children feel better by providing them with time and materials to experience the joys of painting and creative work.

January Featured Member Artist - Dacyn Channell

I was born in Plymouth, MA and now live in Essex, VT.  I have always had a deep appreciation for all forms of art. When I was in high school I studied a variety of art mediums and later moved into private tutoring with pen and pencil art. In 2006 I started teaching myself photography.

December 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.

November Featured Member Artist - Karen Dawson

Karen Dawson moved to Vermont 40 years ago to study art and agriculture at UVM. She has maintained an art studio in the Burlington Lakeside Neighborhood for the past 25 years. Dawson’s work emerges from Vermont and regional inspiration: “It’s all about connection—connection with nature, with each other and with ourselves.”

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.

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