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Habitat for Artists

July 9 - August 15, 2010

Opening Reception: July 9, 5-7pm

Swamp surrounded by ferns and trees

Helen Day Art Center and Habitat for Artists Project provide artists with access to precious free studio space and serves as a catalyst for mutual engagement between artists and communities.

The Stowe Recreation Path has been the site of the Habitat for Artists Project (HFA), hosted by Helen Day Art Center. A simple 6'x6' shed that acts as a temporary - and very public - studio, the Habitat is the invention of Simon Draper, an artist from the Hudson Valley. Helen Day Art Center and Draper's idea attracted 15 artists to spend their creative time working in the Habitat. Together they covered 45 days and were visible to as many as 30,000 visitors.


Edward Alonzo Linda Anderson, Theron Anderson, Leila Bandar, Natasha Bogar, Anahi Costa, Nick Earl, Nadine Faraj, Leslie Fry, Brian Leven, Jacquie Mauer, Meg McDevitt, Polly Motley, Lyna Lou Nordstrom, Lynn Ocone


Habitat For Artists Project sponsors 2010: James E. Robison Foundation, Stowe Mountain Resort, Peter and Bari Dreissigacker, Tim Meehan Builder and The Green Mountain Inn
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