Five years ago, the Flynn exhibited VSA Vermont’s Engage, a juried exhibition featuring the work of 35 Vermont visual artists with disabilities. FLOURISH continues this work, in partnership with the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts and Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The exhibition opens April 7th and is on view through June 30th in the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery at the Flynn.

Annie Jackson "House by the River"

This is a picture made of wool, two feet long by a foot and a half tall. It is a picture of a farmhouse on a sunny day by some water, with mountains in the background. The different shapes, and the light and shadows, are made with different colors of wool layered or blended together. You can see the fuzzy texture of the wool all over the picture.

FLOURISH features 31 works in acrylic, oil, and watercolor; drawings in ink, pastel, crayon, and charcoal; photographs, ceramics, weaving, as well as mixed-media sculpture and assemblages. For a full list of artists and more information, visit the Flynn’s website.

Opening Reception
Saturday, April 7, 2018
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Amy E. Tarrant Gallery at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401

This exhibit will be on display at the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery April 7th – June 30th.

Learn more on the Flynn’s website.


VSA Vermont logo, The State Organization on Arts and DisabilityVSA Vermont is a statewide nonprofit organization using the magic of the arts to engage the capabilities and enhance the confidence of children and adults with disabilities. VSA Vermont is a member of the VSA International Affiliate Network, a program of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.


Flynn Center for the Performing Arts on a black/white art-deco banner.The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts fosters the enjoyment, understanding, and development of the arts in Vermont through diverse and engaging experiences.



Green and white abstracted and mirrored faces of VABVI logoVermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (VABVI) believes that every Vermonter with a visual impairment can achieve everyday independence. They are the only private non-profit organization in the state to provide free-of-charge comprehensive support services to adults with visual impairment in all of Vermont’s 14 counties. VABVI provides services to over 300 children (birth to age 22) and over 1,300 adults (55+) each year. For every dollar spent, 91 cents goes directly to client services.




Flourish is made possible through funding provided by the Ford Foundation, the Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Community Foundation.