on Main Street
Glass w/ Fox @ LiHigh School
Blacksmithing w/Cooper Scultz @ Main Street buisness (TBD)
Cooper is a graduate of Sterling College and enjoys sharing his craft with the community. He will be demonstrating his techniques for the community of the Poultney and showing various ways to make funcitonal items.
Raku Kiln w/ Jordan Becker @ Poultney High School
Community Painting w/ Tom Merwin @ SVA lawn
Glowforge Explorations w/ Danny Lang @ REclaimED Makerspace
The Poet is In @ SVA lawn
Bianca Amira Zanella will be @SVA on the lawn and engaging the community participants and students with "The Poet is In" performance.
Community Sculpture w/Zac Ward & SAW @ the rail trail
Re-imagining a new sculpture with a heavy metal armature bolted to a cement base, sculptor Zac Ward will manipulate and attach pieces of scrap metal to the base using a mig welder and oxyacetylene torch to create a sculpture. The sculpture will be created by the railroad tracks near the rail trail connecting the sculpture to Salem, NY and Rutland County,VT as a metaphor to ‘tie’ the local artist community together.
The public is invited to collaborate with Zac by giving recommendations on the sculpture’s composition.
Slate Valley Trails Bike Printing @Analog
SVT in collaboration with Analog will host a printmaking station incorporating bicycle gears and parts. Students and PAD community participants will be able to learn more about SVT and take away a piece of bike art.
Slate Carving w/ Kerry O. Furlani @ Journal Press
Kerry is an amazing educator and artist who has been of PAD since 2017! She welcomes the students and the community into her slate carving space and demostrates her mastery of the slate carving process.
We are so lucky to have such an amazing artist in our community!
Plein Air Art w/ Dick Weiss @ Journal Press
Dick Weis has been a part of PAD since our first event in 2017. He will be sharing his art making in the outdoor setting on Main Street sidewalk in front of the Journal Press building. Dick has always engaged the youth and our community with his process works!
PAD is so grateful for his contued participation and contribution to the event and our arts community!
Batik Arts w/ Sarah Elworthy @ the Orignial Vermont Store
Sarah Elworthy will share her batik pactice with the community and students, hosted on the Original Vermont Store lawn.
Fiber Arts w/ church volunteers @ Unite Methodist Church
Volunteers from the United Methodist Church will share with the community their fiber arts processes and techniques!
We may even get a visit from a special bahhutiful guest.
Paper Making w/ Iana @ Hermit Hill Bookstore
Iana will create and explore the art of paper making on the lawn @Hermit Hill Books with students and community on PAD.
FOOD Art and Sculpture @ Poultney Public Library
Rebecca Cook with PPL volunteers will host PAD participants in a art making journey using food as a vehicle. The Poultney Public Librarian will utilize the library's amazing mobile food cart and kitchen for the event on Main!
SVA Youth Art Show @ SVA galleries "Art is at the Heart of Main Street"
Participants will be able to explore and view the May Student Art show that highlights local youths' artwork, in the galleries of SVA and also in the business windows along Main!
"Art is at the Heart of Main Street" youth art in BUISNESS WINDOWS on Main St.
Vermont Original Store
Slate Valley Trails Office
Hermit Hill Books
Hay Day Cafe'