Artistic expression is the music of the heart in dialog with the source of all creation. Beauty in all of its forms opens our heart to notice the movement of the sacred in the world. We are pleased to honor as well as offer our gratitude and appreciation to these artists in their service to the creative community of spiritual care.
St. Andrei Rublev Icons William Hart McNichols has been "drawing and coloring in his room" since he was five years old. He illustrated 25 books, mostly children's books for Paulist Press as well as writing many inspired contemporary icons.
Burlington City Arts The Mission of the Burlington City Arts is to make quality Art experiences accessible to people of all ages while offering the opportunity for cultivating the soul of the artist!
David Middleton is a full-time professional outdoor photographer and writer. A passion for natural history and teaching led him to photography and then soon to writing.
Harpists for Peace is an international group of harpists who play for the dream of world peace. Harpists For Peace was founded in 2007 by harpist and human rights activist Alexis Aria. The group has received commendations from all over the world.
International Harp Therapy is an international program to bring the healing presence of harp music throughout the world as a means of healing and peace.
Island Arts fosters and promotes artistic creativity in the rural communities of the Lake Champlain Islands and beyond through our celebration of the Arts, stewardship of our environment, and education for the enrichment of all.
Katherine Montstream is an inspired landscape artist who reveals the beautiful spirit of the environment through her art.
Paul Winters prophetic presentation of Missa Gaia/Earth Mass calls us to remember our Holy Land this amazing beautiful earth! A Mass in celebration of Mother Earth, recorded live in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and the Grand Canyon.
R. Carlos Nikai is an inspired musician weaving together a rich circle of spiritually inspired composition. He is the world's premier performer of the Native American flute. His music and works gives voice to the soul of healing our world and communities.
Sacred Spirits Yeha-Noha (Wishes of Happiness and Prosperity) A compilation of Sacred Chants and Dances from the Native American community.
Sunita Staneslow is an internationally recognized harpist and harp therapist respected for her commitment to peace and sharing the healing art of the harp.
Thomas Merton Center Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a writer, an artist as well as a naturalist and Trappist monk at Our Lady of Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky. His writings include such classics as The Seven Storey Mountain, New Seeds of Contemplation. Merton is the author of more than seventy books that include poetry, personal journals, collections of letters, social criticism, and writings on peace, justice, nature and ecumenism.
Vermont Abenaki Artists Association embodies the history, culture, and art of the Abenaki people. While most of our artists and performers preserve and pass the traditional art of our ancestors, others create contemporary artistic expressions that are informed by tradition.