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Born in Seattle, 85-year-old Art Hansen remembers riding 
the Vashon ferry to visit his grandparents’ beach house as a boy. His grandfather founded the Island’s first bank.

The Line of Demarcation, an imaginary line of division, a line between us and them, enemy and foe, the known and unknown. The line between water and air, sea and sky has been our focus for the last year.

For February, VALISE Artist Collective and Gallery presents our annual show of art by affiliate members, Unframed and Unhinged: The Affiliates of VALISE.

Harbor School students, grades 4 through 8, will exhibit their art during January at Two Wall Gallery

This one-day sale features unique jewelry and leatherwork collections by two skilled artisans: Tia Kramer and Martha Kirk.

Harbor School students, under the guidance and instruction of renowned island artists Christine Beck and Ray Pfortner, will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at Two Wall Gallery beginning May 2, 2014, and running throughout the month of May.

This weekend, December 7 - 8, and the next, December 14 – 15, Tlingit artist Odin Lonning is at Vashon Woodworkers on Bank Road, Stop #6 on Vashon Island Holiday Art Studio Tour.

Island supporters of the arts and artists take heed! On September 27 and 28, the Vashon Allied Arts parking lot will be transformed into the magical world of Camelot.

Catalina Quinn is coming to the alley, bringing with her works of wonder, that have never been seen on Vashon Island before.

Best of Show - Poppies by Paula Finlinson, Best Hand Quilted - My Friendship Spools by Ann E. Rindge, Viewers Choice - My Friendship Spools by Ann E. Rindge

"In my paintings I usually choose whimsy over seriousness, color over dread." Anna Witte

Vashon Intuitive Arts (VIA), is thrilled to have local artist and businesswoman, Cara Briskman showing her work for the month of June.

My love and appreciation for the beauty of nature is relatively new to me. I spent most of my life unaware of how fortunate each and every one of us is to live in such a beautiful world. Like so many others

A pair of artists serves up a bounty of abstract color and texture in February’s VAA Gallery exhibition. Photographer Karen Frank focuses on nature’s transformation of human detritus found on the beach. Painter Ken Susynski’s landscapes are influenced by European land and cityscapes.

Lotus is sharing her native-eye images of Vashon at Café Luna in February. Her perspective is a very personal view of the Island, with less attention to the island scenes that catch the eyes of tourists, though the classic scenes 

This January, award-winning Tlingit artist Odin Lonning displays multi-tribal works at the Vashon Community Care Center, 15333 Vashon Highway. Lonning is a prolific designer, renowned for his work in Tlingit and other Northwest Coast Native styles.

This weekend, December 8 - 9, award-winning Tlingit artist Odin Lonning is at Vashon Woodworks on Bank Road, Stop #6 on Vashon Island Art Studio Tour.

Lisa Hurst relocated to Vashon after 20 years journeying from here through New Mexico, Colorado, the Appalachian region and full circle back to the island.

Martin Koenig: Close to the Bone: The Balkans, 1962-1987 will be on view at Puget Sound Cooperative Credit Union, 9928 SW Bank Rd., Tues – Fri 9-6 & Sat 10-2, showing 11/1 – 12/31. Exhibition opening on First Friday, November 2.

The new show, Nine Moons features 9 paintings by Korina Knudson, who has signed and shown as Sri Lakshmi to reflect the spiritual influence of the work.

Approaching our end of summer season on Vashon brings lovely images to mind: warm, sunny days, garden harvest(this year, anyway), beach play, and of course, our own sheepdog trial. The island and greater Seattle area communities have gathered each year to see this traditional interplay of handler, sheepdog, and sheep played out on the bucolic setting of Misty Isle Farms through courses modeled on competitions held in the Scottish borderlands for over a century.  

VAA honors six exemplary Island artists for this year’s Art Auction. Each artist created a special commissioned piece in their medium to be auctioned during Art Auction weekend, Sept. 21 and 22. Join us at the Auction Preview Party and Artist Reception: Friday, August 31, 6 p.m. The Gallery will also be open First Friday, Sept. 7, 6 pm.

Water. We’re surrounded by it. We swim in it, sail on it, kayak on it, commute on it and wonder at its ever-changing beauty. Island artists capture the theme of water and nature in ethereal oil and pastel paintings by Leslie Wu and wooden boat sculptures, filled with earthen objects by Tom Northington. Painter Mary Rothermel’s delicately painted sunset screens will hang from the gallery ceiling above the sculpture.

Engaged painters Anelecia Hannah and Charles Philip Brooks present paintings from two long-standing traditions of American painting.

These young painters each embody a tradition in American painting. At age 26, Anelecia Hannah’s quiet still lifes, interiors and portraits draw on traditions passed down through a lineage of American painters–careful craftsmanship and meditative observation are wedded with continual wonder and curiosity in every day visual experience.