2023 Art Exhibit: Spark! fueling a love of birds
The Call to Artists for this show is out! Many birders—and artists—have a “spark” moment that fueled a lifelong love of birds and birding and took them in unexpected directions. What’s your spark story? How did you start combining birds, birding, art, and science in your art? Does it show in your work?
Read more and find out how to submit your work at https://birdsofvermont.org/2023/01/05/call-to-artists-spark/
The show will be open from May – October, and is included with Museum admission
2022: Fine Feathers: at play with structure and function
2021: Expanding Voices: perspectives on birding
2020: Borders: illusions that constrain us
2019: Pollinate This!
2018: Common Grounds
2017: B1rding by the Numb3rs
2016: In Layers: the art of the egg
2015: Birds of a Fiber
2014: Perilous Passages
Recent Art Show Posts in our Blog
Call to Artists: Spark!
What sparked your love of birds or birding and thus led you in new directions? Share the moment with your art!
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Fine Feathers, at play with structure and function | 2022 community art show
This year’s art show features over 70 works inspired by birds and their feathers. The creators are influenced by feather colors, shapes, patterns, and functions.
Call to Artists: Fine Feathers
Make art inspired by birds’ feathers: from functional to fabulous. Feathers come in thousands of sizes and colors, in fantastic shapes, in different seasons, and for many reasons. Which of these emerge in your art?
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Expanding Voices: perspectives on birding | 2021 community art show
Our 2021 art show, Expanding Voices, explores and reflects the past year. Visual arts, poetry, 3D, and prose pieces capture the variety of solitudes, connections, race issues, changes and changelessness, new skills, and understandings we experienced in 2020. Forty artists, photographers, writers, and poets had their work selected for this year’s show. They range from …
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Call to Artists: Expanding Voices
The year 2020 asked a lot of us—and taught us even more. As our habitual systems hit rock bottom under the weight of the pandemic, economic hardship, and social injustice, voices rose, and long-time institutions were loudly questioned. New ways of experiencing and perceiving our world opened our minds to new comprehension. How could our art, our creativity, our practices remain unaffected?
Your experience and perspective may be unseen or unknown to someone else, even in the same community. For 2021, we’d like to hear and share your artistic voice. Explore how our perspectives on birds, birding, and birders have changed in response to our experiences of 2020.
Borders: illusions that constrain us | 2020 community art show
Borders: illusions than constrain us is our 2020 art show, where we invite creators and viewers to ask (and even answer) “What do borders mean for birds and which of these are constructs of our imagination?” Thirty-six artists, photographers, and poets had their work selected for this year’s show. Creators include beginners and established professionals …
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