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20th Anniversary Celebration at the Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts

This past weekend has been so exciting and busy.  Our center celebrated a 20th Anniversary with presentations by guest speakers, demonstrations, a reception, a dinner and 2 exhibitions.   79 more words


Early Morning Walk in La Conner - July 5th

This morning Marilyn and I went for an early morning walk in downtown La Conner. The sun wasn’t up just yet and the light was magical.   313 more words


So - You'd Like to be a Textile Artist?

Studies in Experimental Stitch and Multi – Media 401 – Diploma Course –  Opals Exhibition

 This course is designed to hone the basic skills learned at other levels, and to build upon them.   531 more words

Art And Design

Graduates Talk about Art and Design

  Level 4 Diploma in Experimental Research for Advanced Design –  Graduates  talked about their design work over the past few years.  They also celebrated at their Convocation ceremony at Barn House in La Conner, Washington.   16 more words

Art And Design

An Explosion of Color - Skagit Valley Tulips

This week I have been totally saturated with COLOR – first in the classroom with acrylics and then a drive down the road to Roozengaarde Flower and Bulbs fields to take in all of the flowers  – especially the tulips. 192 more words


February in the Skagit Valley

As I look out my window while washing dishes or when in the Needlework Studio downstairs, I get a superb view of hundreds of Trumpeter swans eating in the fields. 149 more words


Looking with New Eyes

Here are some pictures that I took at Christianson’s Nursery, a wonderful place very close, in Mount Vernon.   Students new to art and design often wonder why I ask them to begin taking photos of the world around them.  373 more words