Swanton Public Art Network

NEW Paint Party 2022 Barn Quilt Coloring Contest Winners

SIGN UP to complete an art board
of your very own creation.

NEW Barn Quilt Coloring Contest

Help bring more art to our community!

You're invited to design our next public art boards!

How to Enter:

1) Color in at least ONE of the examples on the entry sheet using no more than 4 colors on each barn quilt square (white space can be used and does not count count as a color choice for this project.) Enter as often and as many as you wish

2) Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2022

3) Win!

  • Everyone wins when we add more public art to our community!

  • One Youth and One Adult winner will be selected by a panel of judges

Prizes (each winner will receive)

  • $25 cash prize

  • A set of Prismacolor colored pencils

  • Copy of "Vermont Barn Quilt Coloring Book Two" by John H. Lettau

  • Commemorative button with their winning design

  • Bragging rights to all your friends and family

  • Recognition of your winning design as it is re-created on the giant public art boards at John's Bridge.

4) Display / Paint Party

Winning designs will be painted on the Public Art Boards at John's Bridge as a community paint party on Saturday, June 11th from 10AM-2PM (Rain date: Sunday, June 12th).

Sponsored by the Swanton Public Art Network (SPAN), Swanton Public Library,
and Swanton Arts Council (SAC). Funding for this program was provided by the SAC
as part of an anonymous donation to bring more interactive art opportunities to our community.


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NEW - SPAN Rides in Style in Swanton's Memorial Day Parade


NEW Press Release - Approved MOU with Swanton Town and Upcoming Community Events

NEW 8'x8' Art Board Raffle Fundraising Event
NOW EXTENDED THRU July 22nd

SPAN Press Release April 2022 Final.pdf

Raffle Tickets ON SALE NOW!!

  • Only 100 raffle tickets are available for sale, each for $20, and only available to purchase until June 11th - NOW Extended thru July 22nd

  • Benefit public art projects for Swanton and to also promote two talented local artists: Nicole Gadouas and Scott Rheaume

  • Opportunity to win an 8’x8’ art board of a majestic mountain landscape painted by Nicole and Scott

  • Now on display and can be viewed at the Route 7 art board just past John’s Bridge

  • Winner will be announced following the close of ticket sales.

  • Available for purchase at the Swanton Library, buy online thru the Swanton Arts Council, or Contact us at span4art@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

SIGN UP TODAY - Complete your agreement for permission to use the art boards!

Click here for more information about the program