Gowri Savoor is a visual-teaching artist whose practice includes sculpture, illustration, and writing. Born in England, she moved to the US in 2007 and has been a practicing teaching artist for over 20 years, with experience in arts integration and community building. She has partnered with multiple organizations including Walk the Plank, Bread and Puppet Theater and Manchester International Arts.
In 2010, Gowri and Angelo founded A River of Light, an organization committed to bringing art to the community through participatory art events, parades and installations. Gowri is also the co-founder of Teaching Artists Connect a non-profit organization providing creative and inspiring professional development workshops for teaching artists and educators.
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Angelo Arnold is a sculptor whose practice includes the construction of anthropomorphic furniture sculpture. His upholstered forms are dynamic in gesture and the reference to furniture vocabulary provides a platform to recall past memories. He received his MFA in Studio Arts/ Sculpture from The Ohio State University, and has been the recipient of a several art grants including a Berkshire Taconic Artist Resource Trust Grant and multiple fellowships and awards for his sculpture.
Angelo is the co-founder of A River of Light, co-facilitates the Large-Scale Lantern Labs, and is our amazing technical director.
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Some Media and Press:
National Endowment for the Arts, United States of Arts: Vermont. https://www.arts.gov/stories/video/united-states-arts-vermont
Article in Seven Days: Vermont Lantern Parades Punctuate the Darkness
Stuck in Vermont by Eva Sollberger: River of Light Lantern Parade, Waterbury
Article in Cary Magazine: A Conversation with Gowri Savoor