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Archive for June, 2011

Scenes from Twisp

Hills above Twisp, Washington
Hills above Twisp, Washington – the hills were actually quite green, especially for this time of year (a reflection of the wet spring Washington has had this year), but I liked this black & white interpretation better than the color version

Last weekend Tanya and I traveled to Twisp, Washington to stay with friends at their cabin. The cabin sits on a hillside overlooking the Twisp River. We spent a lot of time relaxing, reading, eating and drinking. It was a great time. I did not get my camera out much – this wasn’t suppose to be photo weekend, but a time with friends. However, I did take a few shots. Here are a few scenes from Twisp I hope you enjoy.

Starting Young

Starting Young - young street musicians at the Twisp Farmers Market.

Old Boards

Old Boards - close up of the side of an old Twisp building, long used to hang flyers and community announcements, as evidenced by thousands of staples

Chipmunk

Chip - this fellow and his compadres turned the cabin's bird feeder into a chipmunk feeder

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Go See Some Art!

Night Maple

"Night Maple" on display at the Edmonds Art Festival over Father's Day weekend.

Summer is the time of art festivals. This summer, I have pieces hanging in three juried art festivals here in the Puget Sound region. So, if you happen to be in the region, and want to see some good art, visit one of these festivals.

Kent Summer Art Exhibit – features painting, photography, pencil drawings, mixed media, and other 2-dimensional art. The exhibit opened yesterday and runs through August 26th. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed holidays). The exhibit is held at the Centennial Center Gallery, 400 W Gowe St, Kent, Washington. My piece “Waiting for Spring”, a photograph printed on canvas, will be on display.

Waiting for Spring

"Waiting for Spring" now on display at the Kent Summer Art Exhibit

Edmonds Art Festival – art at this festival includes painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiber arts, jewelry, pottery, and more. It is held Father’s Day weekend, June 17 – 19th at the Frances Anderson Cultural Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, Washington. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the 17th, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the 18th, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the 19th. In addition to the art work, this festival includes performing arts, children’s activities, music, storytelling, a wine bar and bistro, and a food court. I have two pieces in this show: “Night Maple”, a photograph printed on canvas, and “Wedge and Cone”, a framed photographic print.

Wedge and Cone

"Wedge and Cone" will be on display at the Edmonds Art Festival

GigFest Maritime Art Exhibition includes maritime-themed paintings, photography, and sculpture (think ships in a bottle). The exhibition is currently running a the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor, Washington and ends July 3rd. The museum is at 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. I also have two framed photographs in this exhibition: “Titlow” and “Tall Ship, Tall Lighthouse, Tall Mountain.”

Titlow

"Titlow" now on display at the GigFest Maritime Art Exhibit

Tall Ship, Tall Lighthouse, Tall Mountain

"Tall Ship, Tall Lighthouse, Tall Mountain" currently on display at the GigFest Maritime Art Exhibit