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The Burlington Beat began in June of 2017 and aims to be a small concentrated sample of the creativity that exists in every corner of our beautiful city, Burlington, VT. There are those who have made their art their living, others who treat it as a hobby--some who have been honing their skills for years and others just starting out. You'll find all of that here.


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The worst part of November is the 

no.  Implacable – as in no more light

or at least a different slant of it

appearing briefly from behind massive 

bruised blue thunder heads

possibly laden with snow

hanging along the horizon

heavy, like over-ripe fruit that some


August 18, 2017

 "Stitch," 6 ½ x 5 ½ inches, made with blackboard, acrylic, thread, and vintage advertising paper in 2016.

 "Mini," 5 ½ x 8 inches, created with watercolor, and vintage advertising paper in 2016.

"Cats and Dogs," 6.5 x 6.5 inches, made with watercolor, Ind...

August 17, 2017

 "Evening Ride"

 "A Big Boom then a Flash"

 "Skiing Sunsets"

 "Lone Leaf"


Bryce Mullin is an adventure photographer who grew up in Vermont getting to explore the beauty right in his backyard. Today he spends most of his time outdoors with a camera in hand capturing...

August 17, 2017

Beautiful poplar tree in summertime,

You wear your black hair tied in a bun,

Your dark Sicilian eyes, sharp as an eagle,

looking out from your watchful face.

You remind me of the tall, taut trees

Of Southern France,

or the country roads cut deep

into the white-chalked hills o...

August 17, 2017

Snow White

She lies in a glass box

on display for her beauty.

Not quite alive, not quite dead.

The stasis of limbo is held above

and all around

her. Decorative glass enclosure,

she can see the outside and

the world can see her, but

nothing gets in or out.

The apple has left her...

August 17, 2017

 "Yellow." Graphite, gouache.

About the artist: "I am a 16-year-old student artist from Shelburne, VT. I attend Champlain Valley Union High School and I've been drawing my whole life. I can be found on Instagram: @elenacritesart."

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