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click to enlarge Julie Parker, "View of Sugarbush From Camel's Hump"
  • Julie Parker, "View of Sugarbush From Camel's Hump"

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Burlington City Arts curates exhibits in three areas of the airport: the Skyway, the area above the escalator and the walls facing security for Gates 1 through 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 Phil Laughlin, "Like a Diamond
  • Phil Laughlin, "Like a Diamond

March through May, the Skyway features works on the theme of "simplicity" by central Vermont's f/7 photography group. "Simplicity implies a directness of image, shorn of complexity, ornamentation and artifice," reads the artists' statement. "At the same time, it leaves ample room for beauty, introspection and ambiguity."

In the Gates, Tatiana Yakusheva's oil paintings show street life and landscapes in Burlington and beyond, shaped by the artist's belief that "all the beauty is in imperfection."

And Phil Laughlin's vibrantly colored oil paintings depicting natural scenes of the Champlain Valley are mounted by the escalator. If you're going up, be sure to turn around and look at the wall behind you. But watch your step!

click to enlarge "Tatiana Yakusheva, “Umbrellas Walk”
  • "Tatiana Yakusheva, “Umbrellas Walk”

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.org.

click to enlarge Julie Parker, "View of Sugarbush From Camel's Hump"
  • Julie Parker, "View of Sugarbush From Camel's Hump"


Burlington City Arts organise des expositions 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 à 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 Phil Laughlin, "Like a Diamond
  • Phil Laughlin, "Like a Diamond

De mars à mai, dans le Skyway, admirez les œuvres sur le thème de la simplicité du studio de photo f/7 du centre du Vermont. « La simplicité, c'est l'image à l'état pur, dépouillée de toute complexité, ornementation et artifice, peut-on lire dans la déclaration de l'artiste. « Cela laisse toute la place à la beauté, à l'introspection et à l'ambiguïté. »

Dans le secteur des portes, les huiles de Tatiana Yakusheva montrent la vie citadine et les paysages de Burlington et d'ailleurs, vus par cette artiste qui croit que « toute la beauté réside dans l'imperfection ».

Retrouvez également les huiles aux couleurs vives de Phil Laughlin, qui mettent en scène les paysages naturels de la vallée du Champlain, près de l'escalier mécanique. Si vous montez, ne manquez pas de vous retourner pour regarder le mur derrière vous. Mais faites attention à la marche!

click to enlarge "Tatiana Yakusheva, “Umbrellas Walk”
  • "Tatiana Yakusheva, “Umbrellas Walk”

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.org.

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

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