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AVPA February Guest Artist- Hawk OstbyFebruary 22, 2017

February’s guest artist is Hawk Ostby.  Ostby is a successful Norwegian-American Screenplay writer and television producer.  He was one of the writers for Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens, Children of Men and a few others.  He will be in to share about his experience in his career. For more information on him, check him out […]

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AVPA Field Trip to the Shelburne MuseumFebruary 16, 2017

*Photo from the Shelburne Museum website   AVPA is having a optional field trip opportunity to the Shelburne Museum on Wednesday March 29th from 9:30 am -12:30 pm (A34 & A56).  We will be participating in their workshop called Portraits Rock! We will check out their exhibit called Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography that is comprised […]


AVPA Internship PresentationsFebruary 10, 2017

In January AVPA Internship students gave their final presentations about their internship experiences.  Students talk about where they were placed, whom their worked with, what they did and learned from those experiences.  Students also thanked their internship mentors for being willing to work with them and give them the experiences that they gained from being […]

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Jason LevinthalJanuary 11, 2017

On January 12th 2017 AVPA’s guest artist will be Jason Levinthal, innovative thinker in the ski industry and a successful entrepreneur.

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December Guest Artist: Kayhl CooperJanuary 03, 2017

December’s guest artist was freelance filmmaker and photographer Kayhl Cooper.  Kayhl is a recent graduate from EHS and AVPA and has been working on his films and photos since graduation.  Check out his work at: Website: http://www.kayhlcooper.com Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kayhl Tumblr: http://www.kayhl.tumblr.com  

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AVPA Gingerbread House CompetitionDecember 15, 2016

Today AVPA had a Gingerbread House design competition. Each advisory group designed and built one starting on Monday. Today we decorated them all in the cafeteria. There are 5 faculty and staff members that are judging the houses and voting on the most creative design. The winning advisory gets a treat. Students made some pretty amazing structures! […]

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AVPA Senior PresentationsDecember 13, 2016

Once a month, through out the whole school year, AVPA will be having seniors give short artist presentations to all of AVPA in the auditorium.  They will be sharing their inspiration, artwork and what their future plans are for being involved with the arts. We had three seniors present last week, Bethany Conner, Cameron Bushey and […]

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AVPA Guest Artist Ryan StrobelNovember 29, 2016

This months guest artist is Ryan Strobel.  He is a local ceramics artist that has a studio right here is Essex Jct.  He will be coming in on Thursday December 1st to speak in the Black Box Theater about his journey with becoming a potter.  To find out more information on Ryan check out his […]

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AVPA October Guest Artist: Tim DanyliwNovember 01, 2016

AVPA Octobers Guest Artist was Tim Danyliw.   He is a metal drum maker in Burlington Vermont and  has a business called Singing Drums.  The metal drums are made from recycled propane tanks.  He spoke with students about how he became a drum maker and the importance of doing something that you are passionate about regardless […]


AVPA Fall 2016 Masterclass WorkshopsOctober 17, 2016

This fall AVPA is having six masterclass workshops. One masterclass for each strand. They will all take place during the last week in October and in both the morning and afternoon hours. Take a look at who will be coming to work with students.   AVPA’s Visual Art Stands first workshop will be taught by Sarah […]