Tag: artists

Karen Sawyer, owner and operator, Pier Six Press

Pier Six Press — Creating a Community through Letterpress Cards

With the creation of new technology, many antique skills have disappeared. One of these is the art of letterpress. Karen Sawyer, the owner and operator of Pier Six Press, says that letterpress “is the old style of printing — that’s how all printing … read more

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Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour

Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour Marks 25 Years

The Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour (GHOST) will be celebrating more than 25 years of bringing artists and those who appreciate art together during a weekend celebration on Sept. 16, 17 and 18. This year’s tour features 23 local artists showing their work … read more

Kate Larsson

A Successful Artist Inspires Others

Kate Larsson became a professional artist just two years after retiring from her career as a marketing executive for Xerox Corp. Supporting herself as an artist for the past 24 years, she has a lot to say about being successful in the art … read more

Bob Rau

‘Playable Art’

The Verksted Gallery in Poulsbo is home to many talented artists, including Bob Rau. He creates what he calls “playable art.” That is, he builds musical instruments out of beautiful cigar boxes. This artistic craft bloomed during his retirement. He worked as an … read more

Anna Brones (Photo courtesy Karen Wang)

Anna Brones — a Local Creator and Influencer

Among the many hidden treasures in the West Sound area is the large number of artists, artisans and writers scattered within the local towns, villages and backcountry communities. Anna Brones is one of those most talented artists and writers, quietly working in her … read more

Restriction
Amy's One Painting

“Restriction”

“Restriction” is a 40-by-32-inch, dramatic painting in the “Artist Behind Glass” series that is now featured at the Sidney Museum and Arts Association, located in Port Orchard at 202 Sidney Avenue. This is the Sidney Museum’s 50th anniversary. My 24-piece art show will … read more

Cory Bennett Anderson
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Neo-Pop Artist Has a Gift for Telling Stories

Not only is Cory Bennett Anderson amazing and beyond creative, he just radiates a contagious amount of positivity. You can hear how excited his surroundings make him. This excitement is infections as the Poulsbo artist speaks with passion about what inspires him to … read more

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Cru Moderne­

A visionary fashion designer puts the 'hat' in...

Within the walls of her Bainbridge Island studio, the creative mind of Tamra Fago flits like a hummingbird in a garden, from idea to idea and item to item. A designer by birth, with a degree to back it up, Fago has an … read more

Listen
Amy's One Painting

“Listen”

“Listen” (41 by 33 inches) is a painting that took center stage during an awkward period of 2020 when COVID restrictions blanked downtown Bremerton. This was the last year I owned the Amy Burnett Building. The 14,000-square-foot building has display windows that span … read more

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