Wednesday, February 1, 2012

PRESS RELEASE: Engage Exhibition at Amy E. Tarrant Gallery in Burlington

Engage Exhibition:
A Statewide Exhibition of Artwork
by Vermont Artists with Disabilities

VSA Vermont presents Engage, a juried exhibition featuring Vermont artists with disabilities, from February 26 – April 29, 2012 at the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Opening Reception: February 26, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Amy E. Tarrant Gallery Hours are Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and First Fridays, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.The gallery is also open to ticket holders at every Flynn Center main stage show.

VSA Vermont, a statewide non-profit 501.c.3 organization devoted to arts and disability, is pleased to present Engage, a touring juried exhibition showcasing works of art by Vermont artists with various disabilities. Over the course of this multi-year project, chosen artworks will be exhibited in a variety of cultural venues.

Participating cultural venues will be physically accessible and the exhibit, Engage, also will provide accessible program and communication features. The Engage initiative will offer participating artists opportunities to be featured in statewide publicity, to build larger audiences for their work, and to receive technical assistance in the professional documentation and presentation of their work. VSA Vermont’s exhibit will bring people with and without disabilities together to Engage in the experience of art.

More information available at

Steve Chase, Dr. John, oil pastel 18" x 24"
Emma Walker, 12-27-2009, pen and ink on mat board, 11" x 8"