John Killacky's "Embodied Voice: Video Narratives" Opens at Champlain Art Gallery

Killacky Show poster

A retrospective of John R. Killacky's videos will be on view Jan. 19 through Feb. 16, at the Champlain College Art Gallery. Killacky, executive director of the Flynn Center, has made numerous films and videos in his hybrid career. The opening reception with the artist will be Friday, Jan. 26 at 5 p.m.

Included will be three AIDS-related works from the ‘90s, three disability-themed pieces from the 2000's and two recent video collaborations with Vermont artists; Todd R. Lockwood and Art Bell. Accompanying the exhibition is an artist's catalog.

Killacky's award-winning works have been screened internationally at films festivals; broadcast on PBS, Free Speech TV, and Cultura24 in Holland; they are in the collections of University of San Francisco, New York University, Dance Collection of New York Public Library, and San Francisco Public Library.

Champlain College Art Gallery is located at the Center for Communication and Creative Media, 2nd Floor, 375 Maple St., Burlington VT 05401, For more information (802) 865-8980. Or visit

Listen to an interview with John Killacky on Vermont Public Radio

Visit the Champlain Art Gallery for upcoming shows. 

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and over 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain's distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition. For the fourth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's 2019 "America's Best Colleges,” and a “Best Value School” and is ranked in the top 100 “Regional Universities of the North” and in the top 25 for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” Champlain is also featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2019 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain and is a 2019 College of Distinction. For more information, visit