Here is what is in store for 2014!

August - September

Colin Byrne

Opening Reception - Friday August 1st, 2014 5-7PM

Colin's work allows him to put daily thoughts down on something physical. Attention to process and materials are essential to Colin but a bit of raw creativity is necessary in order for him to be happy with his work. Usual mediums range from aerosol, oil and acrylic paint to paper, pencil, and marker. His work holds hints of sarcasm mixed with themes of movement and growth. Colin's most recent work is proving to be the most genuine combination of what he strives to create visually met with effective colors, mediums, and materials. Colin is originally from Reading, PA but has lived in Burlington VT for the last 5 years.

October - December

Scottie Raymond

2014's Wall to Canvas Winner

Opening Reception - December 5th, 2014 5-7PM

“150 Minutes” is a show of recent works by Anthill Collective artist Scottie Raymond a.k.a. eSKae1. It was initially inspired by his recent success in the Magic Hat Wall to Canvas competition, a live art competition where each artist is given 2.5 hours (150 minutes) to complete a piece of art. Building off of this concept, eSKae1 created a series of 150 minute “Instantly Produced Art.” The pieces are inspired and informed by the visual and literary artists of the Beat generation. Raymond uses mixed media, but primarily spraycans, to build and position juxtaposed layers, ultimately culminating in an individual character. The “portraits” are more interpretations, charicatures of icons of a generation when excess and experimentation were sexy.

About The Space

The Magic Hat ArtSpace was introduced in 2012 on the Artifactory tour ramp and showcases local artists and their work. Selected artists will typically be featured for two month. When a new artist is chosen, we will hold a reception on the first Friday of that month to coincide with Art Map Burlington’s First Friday Art Walk. All of the artwork displayed in this space can be purchased directly from the artists.

If you are interested in showing your work at the ArtSpace email Dani.Gleason@MagicHat.Net.


Magic Hat Artifactory is located at 5 Bartlett Bay Road, South Burlington VT.

Take I-89 North towards Burlington (if you're coming from the North, take I-89 South). Take exit 13 to merge onto I-189 toward US 7/Shelburne/Burlington. Turn left at Shelburne Rd/Route 7. 1.4 miles down the road on your right will be Bartlett Bay Road. The Magic Hat Artifactory will be on your right.

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