Flynn Center Art Show for persons with disabilities




My picture NOT WAVING BUT DROWNING will be in this show. Click on link to see full color information


Showcasing Vermont Artists with Disabilities
April 7 through June 30, 2018

Opening reception: Saturday April 7 from 1 to 3 pm, FREE.
AD + ASL available for opening reception. To request, call 802-652-4504 by April 1.

The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Performance attendees may also view this exhibit prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission.

Art (clockwise): Alexis Kyriak’s Caramel, Lindsay Bluto’s Rise Up, Kathy Velon, Marguerite Adelman, and Pamela Wagner

Five years ago, the Flynn exhibited VSA Vermont’s Engage, a juried show that introduced the work of 35 visual artists with disabilities. FLOURISH continues this work in partnership once again with VSA Vermont as well as Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. A statewide call garnered 46 submissions and 31 works in acrylic, oil, and watercolor; drawings in ink, pastel, crayon, and charcoal; photographs, ceramics, weaving, as well as mixed-media sculpture and assemblages were chosen by both new and established artists.

Art (clockwise): Gail Wheeler’s Sun Dance II, Robert Alan Gold, Melody Ann Squires, and Michael Leavitt’s PerspectiveArtists include: Marguerite Adelman, Willow Bascom, Larry Bissonnette, Lindsay Bluto, Makayla Cota, Gwendolyn Evans, Dan Fisher, Robert Alan Gold, Katrina Hagen, Jef Hill, Annie Jackson, Todd Julius, Anna King, Alexis Kyriak, Carol Langstaff, Michael Leavitt, Karen J. Lloyd, Winnie Looby, Lennon Manson, Justin McQuiston, Michelle Monroe, Lissa Nilsson, James Primm, Sasha Maglen Ross Becker, Eva Seyller, Kaelyn Shannon, Jonah P. Sprout, Melody Squires, Kathy Velon, Pamela Wagner, and Gail Wheeler.

Alternative Formats for print information at FLOURISH include:

Audio tour featuring audio descriptions for selected works in the exhibition
Print information in Braille and Large Print
Tactile representations of selected works in the exhibition
To request accommodations, please call 802-652-4504 or email Heidi[at] by April 1, 2018.

Contact Flynn Marketing at 802-652-4500 or for more information.

Presenting Organizations: Flynn Center, VSA Vermont,and the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (VABVI).

Exhibition sponsor Amy E. Tarrant

This exhibition is funded in part through support from Ford Foundation, Courtney and Victoria Buffum Family Foundation,Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Community Foundation, and Surdna Foundation.

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4 thoughts on “Flynn Center Art Show for persons with disabilities”

  1. Hi Pam I wish I could come, too! That is one of my FAVORITE poems, too. Maybe six months ago I took that poem, used a few lines of it and made it into a speech about psychiatric drugs. It was a very dark one and one of my more successful speeches. Congrats on the opening! You rock!!!


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