Looking for some warm light in this cold dark winter?

Come to the SEABA Gallery to see the bright colors of Michael Strauss!

Michael Strauss is a colorist who paints mainly in acrylic and ink. He is also a professor emeritus of chemistry at UVM, and teaches chemistry, general science, educational pedagogy and drawing classes at the University of Vermont.

Michael has graciously decided to donate %100 of his proceeds of sales of this show to SEABA.

Opening reception is Friday, January 4th from 5-8 p.m. SEABA hours: Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m.  For more information, please contact SEABA at 802-859-9222

2012 South End Holiday sHOP!

Join us in the South End Arts District in December, with a special 3 day event the weekend of December 14 – 16 for local holiday shopping at over 35 creative business and art studio locations! You can pick up a map at any of the participating venues, or start at The SEABA Center at 404 Pine Street. Thank you to our sponsors Lake Champlain Chocolates and Yves & Judy Bradley.

Friday, December 14 from 5 – 8pm
Saturday, December 15 from 10 – 5pm
Sunday, December 16 from 12 – 4pm

Special Events

Catch the Arts Riot shuttle Friday night 6-8 p.m., and Saturday 1-5.

First Night Burlington Presents! Steve Hartmann will be performing live at the SEABA Gallery at 404 Pine Street from 6-8 p.m. We’ll also be selling First Night buttons, and a special deal on House of Lemay tickets for First Night Burlington.

Festival of Trees the Decades
December 8-23rd, 10-6 pm daily.
Barge Canal Market, 377 Pine Street
Trees decorated from all eras. Activity is free! 10% of all proceeds would be donated to Heifer International.

“Winter Wonderland Along the Shore-Celebrating the Magic of Nature”
December 14-16th
The Green Life, 67 Main Street
Come see “Winter Wonderland Along the Shore-Celebrating the Magic of Nature” window display, in partnership with Lake Champlain Land Trust and nature artists Joyce Carroll and Lynn Beach.

2nd Annual Art Therapy Association of Vermont Silent Art Auction
Saturday, December 15, 4-6 pm
Maltex Building, 431 Pine Street, Suite 201
Help support the community service projects of the Association and growth of Art Therapy and get some great art work for the holidays. Refreshments provided by Marco’s Pizza and Grill.

Glass Blowing Demo at AO Glass
416 Pine Street
Glass demonstrations the entire weekend! Come in and get warm while watching glass blowing demonstrations.

Lake Champlain Chocolates
750 Pine Street
Buy one, get one free hot chocolate if you visit three (3) sHOP vendors! Pick up your coupon at SEABA on 404 Pine Street to get your coupon. There will be a shuttle between SEABA and Lake Champlain Chocolates for your convenience! Live music by the Nick Aloi Trio on Friday night!

Ruelle Design & Illustration
305 St. Paul Street, Suite 321
20% off Sale!

Gotham City Graphics
Friday, December 14th and Saturday, December 15th
4 Howard Street
Mini craft show

“Oh la la!”
Saturday, December 15, 12-2 pm
wingspan Studio, 4A Howard Street, 3rd Floor
Modern Art Face Painting. Choose from a variety of images to adorn your face with a masterpiece!

‘Small Works & Ornaments’
Friday, December 14, 5-8 pm
The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, 266 Pine Street
Reception for ‘Small Works & Ornaments’, a group show of work that is 12″ or less in size. Exhibit all weekend starting Friday evening.

Holiday Group Show Art Reception
Friday, December 14, 5-8 pm
Studio 266, 266 South Champlain Street
Group Show by the tenants of Studio 266.

For more information and Site listings, visit the Holiday sHOP page!

Artists & the Copyright – Presented by Burton and Gravel & Shea Public Event

Title: Artists & the Copyright – Presented by Burton and Gravel & Shea Public Event
Location: SEABA 404 Pine Street
Link out: Click here
Description: Recently there has been a much greater interest in how copyright law protects visual art and the rights of artists to prevent others from copying their works.

How do you protect your work from being copied, reused & sold? What legal recourse do you have, if any, should this happen to you? This free workshop with Jaime Heins from Burton, and Andrew Manitsky from Gravel & Shea, will lead you through the in’s & out’s of artist copyright issues and solutions.

This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by Lake Champlain Chocolates.
Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2012-12-05
End Time: 13:15

Brown Bag Lunch Workshop – Energy Efficiency with Burlington Electric

Title: Brown Bag Lunch Workshop – Energy Efficiency with Burlington Electric
Location: SEABA 404 Pine Street
Link out: Click here
Description: Come join Mary Sullivan and Ravi Parikh from Burlington Electric on Wednesday, November 14th at our next Brown Bag Lunch Workshop. Learn more about energy efficiency options for your small business or studio, up front money/on-bill financing to make those changes easy and affordable, and save you money in the long run.

Authorized by Bernie Sanders provision in a 2011 energy bill, the $1 million U.S. Economic Development Administration grant will help Burlington Electric Department provide innovative on-bill financing for energy efficiency projects, initially focused on small businesses.

Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2012-11-14
End Time: 13:15