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Art at the Airport, Fall 2016 

click to enlarge Rooster Robinson, "The Hog, the Hare, and the Hummingbird"
  • Rooster Robinson, "The Hog, the Hare, and the Hummingbird"

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Burlington City Arts curates art exhibits in three areas of the airport: the Skyway, the area above the escalator and the walls facing security for Gates 1-8. Whether you've arrived early for a flight or are waiting to pick up passengers, do take the time to look around!

click to enlarge Jennifer Hubbard, "Barn 2"
  • Jennifer Hubbard, "Barn 2"

In September and October, Jennifer Hubbard's paintings appear in the Skyway and offer a contemporary perspective of Vermont's people and landscapes. Photographer Krista Cheney's frozen still lifes, capturing flowers and other elements of nature encased in blocks of ice, are mounted in the Gates. And Rooster Robinson's abstract color field paintings — described as a "dance of push/pull" with shape, line and color — hang by the escalator. If you're going up, be sure to turn around and look at the wall behind you. But watch your step!

Through November and December, the Skyway features abstract paintings of vines and vegetables from artist Mary Hill. Kate Longmaid's floral still lifes, on view in the Gates, are inspired by the beauty of Vermont. Kathryn Wiegers' painted murals, which she calls "studies of nature and mankind," appear by the escalator.

click to enlarge Krista Cheney, "Sunflower in Ice II"
  • Krista Cheney, "Sunflower in Ice II"

All of these artists live or have spent time in Vermont. Please enjoy examples of their work at the airport and on their individual websites. Find more information about Burlington City Arts and its downtown gallery and programs at burlingtoncityarts.com.


click to enlarge Mary Hill, "Veggie Love"
  • Mary Hill, "Veggie Love"

Burlington City Arts organise des expositions d'œuvres d'art à trois endroits dans l'aéroport : dans le Skyway, au-dessus de l'escalier mécanique et sur les murs qui font face à la sécurité pour les portes 1-8. Que vous soyez arrivé à l'avance pour votre vol ou que vous attendiez des passagers, prenez le temps de regarder autour de vous!

click to enlarge Mary Hill, "Fantasy Garden"
  • Mary Hill, "Fantasy Garden"

En septembre et en octobre, les toiles de Jennifer Hubbard, qui présentent une vision contemporaine des habitants et des paysages du Vermont, sont accrochées dans le Skyway. Pour contempler les natures mortes de la photographe Krista Cheney, représentant des fleurs et d'autres éléments de la nature emprisonnés dans des blocs de glace, allez du côté des portes. Enfin, près de l'ascenseur, vous pourrez voir des abstractions chromatiques de Rooster Robinson, qui ont déjà été décrites comme une danse de formes, de lignes et de couleurs, en mouvement constant. Si vous montez, ne manquez pas de vous retourner pour regarder le mur derrière vous. Mais faites attention à la marche!

click to enlarge Kathryn Wiegers, "Untitled"
  • Kathryn Wiegers, "Untitled"

En novembre et en décembre, dans le Skyway, vous pourrez admirer les peintures abstraites de vignes et de légumes de l'artiste Mary Hill. Quant aux natures mortes à thématique florale de Kate Longmaid, inspirées de la beauté du Vermont, vous pourrez les voir dans le secteur des portes. Les peintures murales de Kathryn Wiegers, qu'elle appelle « études de la nature et de l'humanité », se trouvent près de l'escalier mécanique.

Tous ces artistes vivent ou ont passé du temps au Vermont. Vous pourrez voir certaines de leurs œuvres à l'aéroport et d'autres sur leurs sites Web. Pour en apprendre davantage sur Burlington City Arts, ainsi que sur sa galerie du centre-ville et ses programmes, rendez-vous sur le site burlingtoncityarts.com.


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