Woodcut artist Mary Azarian’s style is unique and instantly
recognizable to many in our region. She
carves a single wood block with a scene and then paints the colors in by
hand. Her work often depicts Vermont,
and life near her home in Calais. Mary Azarian joins us to talk about her work,
the craft of woodcut printing, and some of her famous works, including
illustrations for the children’s book, Snowflake
Also, we bring you an interview with East Corinth
resident Laura Waterman. She recently
talked with Steve Paulson, of the radio program "To the Best of Our Knowledge"
about her husband’s decision to commit suicide.
In 2000, he climbed to the top of a mountain and froze to death, and she
knew his decision ahead of time. She wrote a memoir about her experience called "Losing the Garden: The Story of a
Also in the program, our series about "Art of
Action" continues. The project highlights the people of Vermont
and the state’s working landscape and its natural beauty. We hear from artist Curtis Hale of Danville
who has created a series of paintings of Vermont
Images courtesy of Mary Azarian
Art of Action opening:
Will be held at the Vermont Folklife Center on Friday, January 8 from 5-7 p.m. For more information click here.