Creative Economy

I am a Vermont Artist: A2VT

I am a Vermont Artist: A2VT

The idea for A2VT was sparked when Said Bulle “Jilib” and George Mnyonge “MG Man” met on a Burlington soccer field. It was there they discovered their shared love of music and shared refugee ...
I am a Vermont Artist: Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees

I am a Vermont Artist: Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees

“Making/creating is a link to a deep remembering of who we are,” writes Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees. Over more than five decades, TwoTrees has explored the connections between nature and self ...
Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Jody Fried 

Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Jody Fried 

Posted By: Desmond Peeples | Photo: Jody Fried, executive director of Catamount Arts. [Photo Courtesy Vermont Arts Council]  Leaders of arts and cultural organizations must draw on perhaps ...
Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders

Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders

By: Desmond Peeples | Photo Courtesy of Vermont Arts Council Leaders of arts and cultural organizations must draw on perhaps until now untested courage and fortitude to navigate today’s choppy ...
‘Mister Chris and Friends,’ Slow TV for Children on Vermont PBS

‘Mister Chris and Friends,’ Slow TV for Children on Vermont PBS

By KEN PICARD | COURTESY OF VERMONT PBS The scene opens with the sun rising over the Green Mountains on a typical Vermont family farm, where brown dairy cows graze and happy pigs munch ...
Pandemic Helps Life Coach Narrow Her Business Focus

Pandemic Helps Life Coach Narrow Her Business Focus

By Amanda Kuhnert Last summer Michelle Wiegers, a life coach based in Bennington, Vt., offered 30 hours of free coaching to 20 people suffering with chronic pain. “When COVID hit, I really ...
OneManBand: Jacob Green

OneManBand: Jacob Green

Jacob Green is a folk blues singer songwriter based in Vermont who recently appeared on the podcast Rocket Shop Radio Hour, which features Vermont music and artists.   Jacob Green and Nathan ...
Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Elise Brunelle

Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Elise Brunelle

YOUR NAME and TITLE: Elise Brunelle, Executive Director YOUR ORGANIZATION: Vermont Symphony Orchestra YEAR YOU JOINED ORGANIZATION: 2020 MONTH/YEAR YOU WERE APPOINTED TO CURRENT ...
Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Ben Doyle

Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Ben Doyle

YOUR NAME and TITLE:  Ben Doyle, President YOUR ORGANIZATION: Preservation Trust of Vermont YEAR YOU JOINED ORGANIZATION: 2020 MONTH/YEAR YOU WERE APPOINTED TO CURRENT POSITION: October ...
Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Danny Lichtenfeld

Vermont’s Cultural Leaders: Danny Lichtenfeld

YOUR NAME and TITLE:  Danny Lichtenfeld, Director YOUR ORGANIZATION: Brattleboro Museum & Art Center YEAR YOU JOINED ORGANIZATION: 2007 MONTH/YEAR YOU WERE APPOINTED TO CURRENT ...