THE ARTSRIOT GALLERY

The ArtsRiot Gallery features nationals, regional and Vermont artists who wish to explore contemporary issues while focusing on public engagement. The space is mission driven, focused on increasing access, engagement and connections throughout the community. For each ArtsRiot exhibit there is a connected series of lectures, workshops and events.

IN THE MAIN SPACE

Champlain College Game Studio Senior Showcase

Champlain College’s 7th annual Game Studio Senior Show will opens mid-April. Building on its successful history, this year’s show will be on display for two full weeks, exhibiting seven games for the public to view and play.
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IN THE ORANGE ROOM

Nicholas Heilig

Nicholas Heilig is a native Vermont artist, UVM graduate and Burlington-based emcee. He combines his passion for visual art and music by painting live at concerts and festivals throughout New England. He has shared the stage with dozens of well known musicians including DJ Shadow, Emancipator, Baauer, and many more. Heilig teaches animation at the Davis Studio and shares a studio space with Jenke Arts at the top of Church Street. Heilig paints two-toned illustrations with sharp patterns, clean lines and healthy measure of negative space. Heilig utilizes a wide range of mark making tools to create highly balanced graphic images on poster sized canvases. His works can be purchased online at Heiligart.com.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr
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Champlain College Game Studio Senior Showcase @ ArtsRiot
Apr 17 @ 8:30 pm – May 11 @ 11:30 pm

champlaingamingChamplain College’s 7th annual Game Studio Senior Show will open on Thursday April 17th at Arts Riot in Burlington, VT. Building on its successful history, this year’s show will be on display for two full weeks, exhibiting seven games for the public to view and play.

Arts Riot, located at 400 Pine Street, Burlington, will display the games during its normal business hours: Monday-Saturday, from 5:00 p.m. until closing.

In addition to the daily game-playing sessions, the Show’s organizers invite the Burlington community to attend an Artists Talk, also at Arts Riot, on Wednesday April 23rd. Student representatives for each of the games will be available to demonstrate and discuss their creations from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Finally, on Friday May 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Arts Riot, the public is invited to attend the show’s closing reception during which the organizers will announce the Game Studio’s first annual Game of the Year.

Thursday April 17th – Friday May 2nd

5PM-Close, Monday-Saturday – Senior Game Studio games will be on display and playable for the Burlington community, Arts Riot

Thursday April 17th

3:30-5:00 – Reception for recruiters from the game industry, Morgan Room

5:30-8:30 – Keynote, viewing of Senior Reels, Alumni Auditorium

8:30-11:30 – Opening reception of Game Studio Senior Show, Arts Riot

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