Two Olympia artists show us a window into their creative perspectives in our July exhibit. Come in and see why Susan Aurand has been a respected Professor of Art since 1974 and Faculty Emerita at The Evergreen State College and Liza Brenner is an Assistant Professor of Arts at South Puget Sound Community College.
There is just something soothing and tranquil about watercolors, that lures the viewer into wanting to take a closer look. Maybe it’s the transparency in the wash and blending of colors, or the fluidity of the paint reacting with the paper that make them so alluring.
July is National Watercolor Month and […]
Not enough time to get away to the coast? No problem! All you need to do is pop into the Farmer’s Market for some fresh shellfish and smoked salmon & grab a bottle of local wine.
The starfish, seahorse, octopus, sea turtle, and fish design stemware will go swimmingly with your catch of […]
Talk about a good sport! Lin McJunkin took it all in stride last Friday while the weather was being completely uncooperative. It absolutely poured during the installation of her latest sculptures for Olympia’s Percival Plinth Project.
Lin is exhibiting two kiln carved glass and metal sculptures this year. “Feather Totem 2 – Raven” is […]
If you have been downtown in the last couple of weeks, no doubt you have seen the colorful banners and flags decorating our shops, businesses & public spaces. Olympia is known for its diversity and creativity and its accepting and embracing spirit. These are traits we should all be proud of. Show your support for […]
Between spending extra time watering the garden and firing up the barbecue, many of our shoppers have realized that graduation and Father’s Day have snuck up on them. Not to worry – we have gifts as unique as the person it is going to and certain to become a keepsake.
Great for most […]
If you were lucky enough to see the “Women Painters of Washington” traveling exhibit we hosted in March of 2013, you may remember the lovely watercolor by Julie Creighton. We are pleased to be showing eleven new watercolors from Julie in our latest exhibit.
As many of our favorite artists do, Julie draws much of her […]
Something we have all known for years, and maybe even taken for granted, is that Olympia’s art scene is alive and well.
Thank you, American Craft Magazine for spotlighting Olympia’s lively and colorful Arts & Crafts movement in this month’s issue. We are fortunate to live in a community with so much diverse […]
Childhood’s End has so many fans of Tacoma block print artist, Yoshiko Yamamoto, it was no surprise when we sold the first two framed prints of her latest triptych, “Mount Rainier at White Pass,” before we even had time to blog about it! This is a gorgeous piece that we all can relate to […]
Time to start blowing up your social media ladies. Call, text, tweet, email or knock on doors. Do whatever it takes to get your gal pals, partners in crime, mom’s, daughters, sisters, neighbors or coworkers to make plans & head downtown this
Thursday, May 12th, for Girls Night Out!