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In these late summer days two hundred years ago, the people of Vashon were occupied with harvesting horse clams, fish, and the berries of salal and huckleberry bushes.

From the first time we met him, Shaun Peterson already knew what he wanted to create for the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum.

Throughout May, Tlingit artist Odin Lonning is demonstrating traditional Coastal carving at the Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie/Minglement. Look for his display on the front porch. He is currently working on a commission consisting of three sculpted bird heads for a local restoration project. Be sure to stop by to ask him about this noteworthy endeavor.

Paintings on silk on Display at Vashon Community Care Center through December.

The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum is pleased to present the nationally recognized exhibit "The Legacy of the West"

Painters, potters, poets, performers – Vashon’s deeply-rooted community of professional artists comprise a very special part of public education for island students. Every year, teachers in Vashon Island School District welcome artists into their classrooms

From 10 AM - 2 PM on Saturday, September 28, talented Island artisans will sell their work as well as demonstrate a rich variety of art forms at the Community Renaissance Faire

Coming ‘round the bend as a precursor to the 2013 Vashon Sheepdog Classic, is the Art Show at the Two Wall Gallery between Blooms and the Heron’s Nest.

On September 13, 14, and 15, from dawn to dusk each day, sheepdogs will cunningly herd sheep on a beautiful, serene Misty Isle Farms pasture.

One of the best and most amazing arts sales on the Island happens at Vashon Allied Arts Gallery Memorial weekend, May 24 – 26. Friday evening until Sunday afternoon
 

Pam Ingalls and Susan McCabe spent ten days in Kenya last October, getting to know the people in and around a boarding school for Maasai girls run by the Maasai Children’s Initiative

Submit your art images to Ignition Gallery for two different upcoming "collaborated" exhibitions. Submit 3-5 images with dimensions and medium to ignitionartists@yahoo.com.

In this ongoing class, students will develop and execute variations on a theme, creating a body of work over time. Personal attention and mentorship is offered to each student. Students will make a unified,

Your day contains a great measure of freedom. Your responsibility as a painter is here within the walls of the studio and in the setting of the landscape. You have the opportunity to exercise genuine mastery at every step,

Known for her quick wit, engaging talks and deep knowledge of art history, Rebecca Albiani launches VAA’s weekday morning Masters of Color Series, with Paolo Veronese: Fabulous, Scandalous Feasts, Tuesday, Oct 16, 11:30 am at VAA.

Vashon resident performing artists are invited to apply for Vashon Allied Arts’ New Works Series 2013, and join a long tradition of innovative New Works performances.

VAA Art Auction is coming up September 21 and 22. Both nights begin at 5:30 pm in the big tent behind VAA. Friday night, enjoy an elegant bento box featuring flavors from around the world, provided by Mileta Creek Restaurant. Place bids for silent and live auction art, experiences and more. GoldenEye Auctioneer is Kevin Joyce and Jeff Hoyt will MC.

After a five-year break from his studio, Vashon astrologer and artist Frederick Woodruff will unveil 16 new paintings and collages at his upcoming show at the Puget Sound Cooperative Credit Union on Friday September 7.

Woodruff notes that his approach to these new paintings was influenced by The New York School: A raucous phase in art history when the abstract expressionists remade the process of painting in an outrageous way.

Drama Dock Youth Theatre Initiative is excited to announce Auditions for GREASE, the musical! on Sept 5th & on the 6th at Ober Park’s Performance Space 6 to 8:30 pm. Please prepare part of a song from GREASE & dress comfortably, as you will be dancing! You must be between 11 and 19 years of age

Enjoy art, tasty appetizers and libations at VAA’s annual Art Auction Preview Party, Friday, August 31, 6 to 9 pm. Honoring local artists who donated over 150 pieces of original art, this free Island gathering launches an exciting, spy-themed FUNdraising Art Auction, slated for September 21-22. This year’s Commissioned Artists are

 

Darsie Beck, watercolorist, author and sculptor, has a full plate for the next few months presenting workshops on Vashon, in Port Townsend and for Rick Steves in Edmonds. Beck is best known for his incredible travel journals that combine watercolors of the places he visits along with small narratives or quote. The journals that he has created over the years now number over 39 volumes and delight students and his many workshops.

Never before publicly displayed, Vashon Island resident, Jean Navarre has entrusted Janett Harrington and Andrea Aldrich, co-owners of UpCycled, with the privilege of presenting for sale twenty-two carefully selected pieces of art, representing eight contemporary artists.

This Spring, eighty-five 4th grade students at Chautauqua Elementary School have been studying the birds of Vashon-Maury Island with the help of volunteers from Vashon Audubon. This program has been conducted at Vashon elementary schools for more than twenty years.

Art is bursting out all over!

The Spring 2012 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour will be held on two weekends, May 5th-6th and 12th-13th, 10-5 each day. It’s a free, self-guided event with 20 participating studios.