Art’s Alive Rotating Exhibits

Art’s Alive is dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of Vermont visual artists, showcasing tradition and nontraditional visual art in rotating (monthly or bimonthly) shows and community-based events. 

Art’s Alive One Main Gallery at Main Street Landing Union Station

1 Main Street, Burlington, VT

Yearly monthly rotations in Union Station for groups such as Chittenden County High School Seniors, Vermont Pastel Society, FOFA, Art Hop First 50, NVAA, the Annual Open Call Photography Exhibit for Vermonters, as well as new additions such as the Audubon Photo Award Show and group show of Art Therapy by Steps to End Domestic Violence. Open M-F, 8:30-4:30pm. Main Street Landing


Bellcate School Exhibit
July, 2018

Art’s Alive is excited to welcome the students from the Bellcate School. Josh Sinz teaches art at the Bellcate School in Essex.  They are a small independent grass roots school, with blended therapeutic/academic programs serving the needs of students with individualized learning styles. In this exhibit students will show their artwork that deals with Fiber/ Folk art, “Up-cycled”, identity pieces.  Students have multiple visual arts classes where they have the opportunity to create individualistic forms of artwork and use a variety of techniques/materials to discover methods to which they can achieve their desired outcome. Please join the teachers and students of Bellcate School for their Opening Reception on July 13th from 5-8pm. (1 Main Street) This exhibit runs until the end of July.

Art’s Alive is dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of Vermont visual artists. For more information about the exhibit or Art’s Alive, please contact SEABA at 802-859-9222 or Open M-F, 8-3pm, Sat-Sun by apt only. Curated by SEABA



The Gallery

Cornerstone, 3 Main Street, Burlington, VT 

The Gallery at Main Street Landing features Contemporary and Non-traditional art from Vermont artists as well as hosting a permanent video exhibition booth that shows video installations by artists from all over the world in bi-monthly exhibits. Open M-F, 8-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-8pm. Main Street Landing


“Happy Home” by Olga Verasen
“Solipsism” James Stewart

July-August 2018

Art’s Alive, Seaba Burlington and Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center warmly welcomes Olga Verasen and her collection exhibit “Happy Home” to The Gallery starting in July. “Olga loves acrylic and watercolor. She uses a special technique for her paintings. When working with acrylic, Olga uses a sophisticated layer-by-layer technique of painting to create a special lighting effect.  This technique works both on both canvas panel. Olga also uses watercolor, in combination with pastel and other special  techniques, to create illustrations for her children’s books.  It allows her to keep an amazing brightness and light glowing from her artworks. Featured in this exhibit you will see pieces from “Lovely Vermont”, “Happy Colors of Time”, “Sunshine in our World”, “Magic Formula”, “On Wings of a Butterfly”, and “Where Fairy Tales Live”. 

Arts Alive would also like to welcome Video Artist, James Stewart and his interactive musical installation “Solipsism”.  James Stewart is a local composer of many diverse musical genres and styles, from theater to film to the concert stage. He has written for jazz combos, symphony orchestras and electronics. “Solipsism” is an interactive musical technology program that captures live sound to produce a universe of sights and sounds. Visitors are invited to interact with the installation and watch it respond to the space, environment and sounds that are present. The piece is an exploration of how one impulse can shape the universe; how one event can spark so many others.

This Exhibit will run through the end of August 2018.



People’s United Bank

2 Burlington Square, Burlington, VT


Bob Arns
April-June 2018

Bob Arns is an artist working primarily in acrylics.
He spent his professional career in the academic world, and is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Vermont, former Dean of the College of Engineering and Mathematics, and former Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
However, unknown to all but family and a very few friends, he had a secret private life as an artist. Bob has always painted. Early in his academic career, he was advised to drop his painting, as if he were known to be an artist he would never be taken seriously as a scientist. He did not give up painting. He just took it under cover. He continued quietly to paint but adopted the nom d’artiste Mutin.
In 2015, Artists’ Mediums, after framing a number of Bob’s paintings, offered him a one-man show. He accepted the offer and became an acknowledged artist. The public response encouraged him to establish a studio and keep his work in the public eye. Bob’s work, now spanning sixty years of painting, has embraced many genres. At this point, working at the intersection of his life as a physicist and his life as an artist, much of his art is inspired by the images from the Hubble Space Telescope.  People’s Bank – Burlington







FOFA- Festival of Fine Arts

June 2018

Each year Art’s Alive dedicates the month of June to the Fine Arts. For almost three decades the Art’s Alive Festival of Fine Art has celebrated the visual art of Vermont residents with a Juried Exhibition hosted by Main Street Landing and is installed at the Art’s Alive Gallery in Historic Union Station at the foot of Main Street in Downtown Burlington. The Juried Exhibition is judged by two independent professionals in the field of visual arts who are not affiliated with Art’s Alive and three cash prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. An additional cash prize is presented to an Artist for winning the Roberto W. Fitzgerald Award. This prize is judged and awarded by Art’s Alive & the SEABA Board of Directors.