lucy cannon-Neel

Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation

Image of Lucy Cannon Neel.
Lucy Cannon-Neel


Lucy is a citizen of the Nulhegan Tribe in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.  She has served on the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs (VCNAA) for five years, four of which she served as the Chairperson of VCNAA.  As the Education Coordinator the Title VI, Indian Education Grant for the Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe, she provides programs for elementary schools, high schools, and colleges, and she has created the Nulhegan Youth Drummers because she believes that teaching Native American culture to the youth is very important. 

Lucy enjoys painting in all mediums, enjoys pottery and many other crafts. She currently has paintings on exhibit at Holland Town office, and her art has been exhibited at T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier, Derby Line Days, and other venues .

As a Certified School Nurse Lucy obtained her nursing degree from the University of South Florida, she has worked in the Emergency Room, Intensive Care Units, dialysis unit, school nurse and served as Mayor of Zolfo Springs Florida.

Artist Statement

Coming soon…


Phone (802) 779-7015


Image of painting called The Poetry of Pottery.
The Poetry of Pottery

Image of painting called Ready for Winter.
Ready for Winter
Image of painting of swans.


Image of painting of chickens and rooster.
Chickens and Rooster
Image of painting called Canoe Trip.
Canoe Trip


Derby Lines Day, Derby, VT

Holland Town Office

T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT

Veterans Administration Hospital Infusion Center Display


Title VI Education Coordinator

Vermont Abenaki Artists Association, Juried artist since 2017

Vermont Commission of Native American Affairs, Chairperson 2016-present