One of my new interludes, combining original music and images has been added to my latest work online. You may view it now.
In the 50’s I entered a store that had a sweater wrapped in a plastic bag. I thought “how creepy”. Little did I know how “creeping” our plastic was going to be. We’re now eating and drinking tiny bits of plastic! I'm working again on changing/eliminating the plastic that "creeps" into my daily life. I’ve … Continue reading Plastic Free Zone!
To Teachers about to start up again! “ My son’s first grade teacher started her own “me too” movement. On the first day of class she had all of them stand and say what their favorite hobby is, or what their favorite toy is, or favorite food is etc… If you also like it … Continue reading “Me Too”
Artists Chosen for Public Art Commission at Essex Recovery Residence MONTPELIER, VT—The calming nature photography of Carol Langstaff of Sharon, VT, and the vibrant mural work of Kathryn Wiegers of Rutland, VT, will help to create a welcoming and tranquil environment when their publicly commissioned artwork is installed at the new Vermont Department of Mental … Continue reading Essex Recovery Residence
Our world is shifting fast and many things are sliding down hill. Now is an important time to grab hold of whatever we cherish and envision how it can be, make it stronger, clean it up, or change in some way. See what you want, go there. There are so many wonderful and effective solutions … Continue reading We Can Make a Difference
"Masked." An exhibition of work by Vermont artists with disabilities, traveling statewide 2022-2023. Virtual Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 26th, 2pm & 6pm, Facebook Live, http://www.facebook.com/inclusiveartsvermont. For accessibility requests: Heidi Swevens - 802.871.5002 email@example.com. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. http://www.inclusiveartsvermont.org, 802.871.5002, firstname.lastname@example.org
Full Moon is such a time of insight. In reflecting, it is a time to embrace the JOY in caring, caring about self, family, our community and our place. https://youtu.be/QJfifID0pOg Music and photos by Carol Langstaff. These windows are what I look through. The first is in my sister’s house and the last is a shack house … Continue reading March Full Moon
Some Facts All fabrics release microfibers, whether they are organic, like hemp and wool, or synthetic, like polyester, fleece and acrylic. Synthetic fabric is essentially the petrochemical industry manufacturing microfibers that release in the form of microplastic pollution. Plastic microfibers are a disturbingly abundant foreign substance in the Earth’s ecosystem— they make up 90% of … Continue reading Climate Change and Our Clothing Decisions
Take a Page from the Toilet Paper Scarcity Our Waste. This is one thing we know that’s still going to be around after the pandemic. Restless for action? We can start rethinking our sustainable systems regarding our refuse. Treading this path will lead to reducing our fossil fuel consumption. This is a doable road to … Continue reading Envisioning Our Future Lives
ANEW—Burlington, VT ANEW is the latest Inclusive Arts Vermont exhibition showcasing works by Vermont artists with disabilities. This is a traveling exhibition of work by 29 Vermont artists with disabilities. The included artwork represents each artists’ unique interpretation of the title – highlighting beginnings, doorways, fresh starts, and opportunity. The mission of Inclusive Arts Vermont … Continue reading Next Exhibit: February 15, 2020