Art at the Airport (Spring 2014) | BTV Magazine | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Seven Days needs your financial support!

Art at the Airport (Spring 2014) 

click to enlarge Nissa Kauppila, Untitled No.33
  • Nissa Kauppila, Untitled No.33

Version française

Burlington City Arts curates art exhibits at the airport in three areas: 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 have a look around!

In March and April, you'll find abstract paintings by John Gonter adorning the Skyway, followed by the more mystical canvases of Brooke Monte in May.

click to enlarge John Gonter, Gonteria
  • John Gonter, Gonteria

Passengers arriving or departing from Gates 1-8 will be greeted by the extraordinary paintings of Nissa Kauppila, who explores birds in flight in her stark-yet-delicate gouache works. In May, the same area will present Donna Bourne's soft-focus landscapes and ethereal "reflections" paintings.

Finally, for all three months, Teresa Ekasala's brilliantly colored abstract paintings will hang over the escalator. If you're going up, be sure to turn around and look at the wall behind you. But watch your step!

All these artists live in the Burlington area. Please enjoy examples of their work at the airport and on their individual websites.

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

Dans le Skyway, vous pourrez admirer l'art abstrait de John Gonter en mars et en avril, puis les toiles plus mystiques de Brooke Monte en mai.

Aux portes 1 à 8, les passagers pourront apercevoir les œuvres exceptionnelles de Nissa Kauppila, qui explore le mouvement des oiseaux en vol dans ses gouaches à la fois austères et délicates. Au même endroit, en mai, seront exposés les paysages très doux et les réflexions éthérées de Donna Bourne.

Et pendant tout le trimestre, les magnifiques œuvres abstraites colorées de Teresa Ekasala seront exposées au-dessus de l'escalier mécanique. Si vous montez, n'oubliez pas de vous retourner pour regarder le mur derrière vous – en prenant soin de ne pas tomber!

Tous ces artistes vivent dans la région de Burlington. Vous trouverez des exemples de leurs œuvres à l'aéroport et sur leurs sites individuels.1) John Gonter, Gonteria 2) Nissa Kauppila, Untitled No. 33 3) Donna Bourne, Harbor Reflections 4) Teresa Ekasala, Release 5) Brooke Monte, Bluebird Levee

Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!

Tags:

Comments


Comments are closed.

Since 2014, Seven Days has allowed readers to comment on all stories posted on our website. While we’ve appreciated the suggestions and insights, the time has come to shut them down — at least temporarily.

While we champion free speech, facts are a matter of life and death during the coronavirus pandemic, and right now Seven Days is prioritizing the production of responsible journalism over moderating online debates between readers.

To criticize, correct or praise our reporting, please send us a letter to the editor. Or send us a tip. We’ll check it out and report the results.

Online comments may return when we have better tech tools for managing them. Thanks for reading.

Latest in BTV Magazine

  • BTV — Spring 2020
  • BTV — Spring 2020

    We're delighted to have you! BTV: The Burlington International Airport Quarterly is a bilingual magazine — translated into French for our Québécois visitors — that highlights Vermont's recreational, cultural and dining scenes according to the season.
    • Feb 18, 2020
  • Explore Hidden Wilderness Along the Burlington Wildways
  • Explore Hidden Wilderness Along the Burlington Wildways

    You might not realize it from the hustle and bustle of downtown, the postwar suburban sprawl of the New North End, or the hip postindustrial South End, but Burlington is pretty wild. Like, Henry David Thoreau/Walden Woods kind of wild. Despite its urban trappings, Vermont's largest city hides a treasure trove of natural wonders. The trick is knowing where to find them.
    • Feb 18, 2020
  • Get a Taste of Vermont at the Burlington Farmers Market
  • Get a Taste of Vermont at the Burlington Farmers Market

    "Farmers market" and "Vermont" are basically synonyms, right? The Green Mountain State is known for its cheese, its maple and its dedication to local food. And in Vermont's largest city, the Burlington Farmers Market is a community fixture. A trip to the market is a weekend ritual all season long.
    • Feb 18, 2020
  • More »

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative
newsletters:

All content © 2020 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401  |  Contact Us
Website powered by Foundation