Wednesday, September 5, 2012

BURLINGTON: SEABA 2012 Art Hop is this Weekend, September 7 & 8

The Board of SEABA, the South End Arts and Business Association is pleased to present our 20th Annual South End Art Hop on Friday and Saturday, September 7 & 8, 2012.

The South End Art Hop brings thousands of residents, visitors, and the community together to celebrate the dynamic art and culture of Burlington.  "This year we are celebrating our 20th Annual South End Art Hop with a little something for everyone, featuring amazing artwork and fantastic events." says Adam Brooks, SEABA Executive Director. 

Over 500 artists will be showing their artwork at over 100 sites throughout the South End of Burlington.  In addition, there will be a Friday night concert 'Hopapalooza' featuring 5 local Vermont bands (presented by SEABA & Big Heavy World), Strut Fashion Show (presented by SEABA & Seven Days), Kids Hop (sponsored by Healthy Living), pop up performances by local artists and theatre companies, artists market, live music, food vendors, and much more.

This year’s juried show was juried by Todd Bartel (shown), who has taught at Harvard University, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Manhattanville College and Bridgeport University among others.Since 1998 Bartel has served as both an Artist Teacher and a visiting critic at Vermont College, MFA in Visual Art program.

SEABA encourages people to park at The Innovation Center, Burlington Town Center, or Burton parking lots.  Transportation will be provided by CCTA Pine Street Shuttle and by  Burlington Town Center will provide free parking on Saturday only for Art Hop attendees who take the CCTA shuttle.

SEABA (South End Arts & Business Association) is a member based organization located at 404 Pine Street, which supports the arts and businesses of the South End of Burlington. Its signature event, the South End Art Hop, is entering its 20th year in 2012 on September 7-8th.  SEABA is involved in the curatorial needs of local businesses, marketing their artist & business members, community outreach and advocacy, and operation of the SEABA Gallery as a showcase for artists.

For more information, please visit or contact Adam Brooks at 802.859.9222