March 12, 2017

Although there isn’t a readily accessible database of artists from the Caribbean region who have participated in the Vermont Studio Center’s residency program, I was informed that the number is far greater than the nine I had incorrectly estimated in the first article...

February 19, 2017

Six weeks ago I began a series of articles documenting my time at the Vermont Studio Center (VSC). My intention was to share with the Guyanese audience the importance of spaces like VSC to the development of any creative practice.

This week, with the series recently con...

February 12, 2017

I sat on the plane and waited for the beginning of what was the final stretch of flights on my way home, unsure if I was leaving Vermont with answers or even more questions. It was a strange feeling, not being able to make that distinction. It was strange but not entir...

February 5, 2017

The end of my time in Vermont is swiftly approaching and I’ve been earnestly trying to ignore the cloud of anxiety that has been building around me. I didn’t come with a plan in the same way some of the other residents did. Some came to finish a particular series of wo...

January 29, 2017

The thing about going into a new situation/environment without a plan is that, as a creative practitioner, you have to be hyper aware of even the tiniest shifts around you that could possibly inspire the next great idea. You’re actively pushing your senses into overdri...

January 22, 2017

I hadn’t envisioned that particular start to my residency here in Vermont. In fact, I hadn’t allowed myself to envision much at all, for fear of being told it was all a dream. So when I found myself sleeping in the lobby of the Red Mill after such an absolutely gruelin...

January 15, 2017

Remember last week when I described everything as off to a great start? Well, it seems the universe had other plans for me. As much as I wish it wasn’t the case, I feel like there’s always some level of drama every time I have to travel somewhere via airplane.

I don’t e...

January 10, 2017

I'll probably go into the details of how this project first started and the things that kinda developed along the way in a later post. But for now I just thought I'd share these two images of how a significant shift can occur when you take a break and go back to your w...

January 10, 2017

 It's been a tough journey but I'm so happy to finally be settled in Vermont for my month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center! This is the door to my studio for the next month and I'm so excited to see how my work develops!

January 8, 2017

Sometime during September of last year I received an email informing me that I had been nominated to participate in the prestigious Vermont Studio Center residency. I had just completed the Caribbean Linked IV residency in Aruba and was quite delighted to know that the...

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