Whimsical, engaging, and intricately detailed: the polymer clay character doll sculptures by Nancy Gresham invite you to take a long, slow look and enjoy the smile. The White Bird, ID, artist’s quirky and imaginative people inhabit a magical and charming world, whether they’re fishing, hunting for mushrooms, or sitting in the doctor’s office.
We live with a lot of noise and stress. That’s why the paintings of Joan Eckman, celebrating the wild and remote landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, speak to our hearts and souls. The Yakima artist creates both plein air and studio artwork of places that inspire us to breathe deep and deeply contemplate.
She takes rocks that people walk on and teases out entire worlds that live within them. Richland artist Valerie Woods describes her macro-photographic images of stone surfaces as “treasure hunts with God,” in which she finds and reveals images of everything from people and animals to seascapes and forest landscapes. It’s a journey of discovery,… Continue Reading A Hidden World in Stone
His name is Rowdy Barry and for more than 30 years he has worked as a bullfighter in the rodeo circuit. Capturing that world in original pastel paintings, Barry brings to life the action, movement, and excitement of the world of rodeo. Through September 12, Wenaha Gallery is featuring this Kennewick cowboy artist’s boisterous, yet… Continue Reading Cowboy and Rodeo Art
What does the word ICON mean to you? Asking our arts community resulted in more than 200 responses from the Pacific Northwest as well as other parts of the country. Our guest juror, Liana Bennett, has chosen a bit more than 70 pieces to be included in this year’s exhibit. Encouraging artists to think outside… Continue Reading 9th Annual ICON Juried Show
It is the end of an era -- a most satisfying era, but an ending nonetheless. Just shy of celebrating its 29th year in business, Wenaha Gallery in Dayton is closing its doors September 30, so that the owner can move forward to new adventures with family and friends. As a thank you to customers,… Continue Reading Wenaha Gallery Closing
It’s Cake All Day at Wenaha Gallery in Dayton, WA, as September 30 marks the last day the gallery is in business. Owner Pat Harri, who is pursuing new adventures with family and friends, invites customers – longtime and first time alike – to visit, enjoy a slice of cake, browse the walls, and reminisce… Continue Reading Cake All Day
Tacoma Fiber Fling Saturday, 10/1 10am-2pm Old Town Park Job Carr Cabin Museum presents the Tacoma Fiber Fling. This free community event showcases fiber arts, handicrafts, and textiles for all ages. Enjoy live music and be inspired to try out a new craft! https://www.jobcarrmuseum.org/events https://www.facebook.com/events/432249628944430
Get ready for three days of FABulous FREE entertainment. The 9th annual Lakewood FAB (Film, Art and Book) Fest is coming to McGavick Center at Clover Park Technical College October 14, 15 and 16. FAB is free to the public and features outstanding films, wonderful art, authors eager to share their works, and lots more.… Continue Reading Pierce County’s Biggest and Best Arts Festival Returns to McGavick Center