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Brian Jansen

Painter Brian Jansen at Rush In Dumplings

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Brian Wayne Jansen is a self-taught artist who began his career shortly after he took an art history class in high school. He enjoyed his...

"A Tender Moment" (watercolor), by Robyn Chance

Painter Robyn Chance at Bamboo & You

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Robyn Chance has lived in the Northwest for most of her life. She attended the University of Washington, the University of Puget Sound and...

Tom Anderson

Painter Tom Anderson at Childhood’s End Gallery

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Tom Anderson is a contemporary mixed-media artist. He’s the artist who created Olympia’s Park of the Seven Oars by the...

Sally Penley

Calligrapher Sally Penley at Buck’s Fifth Avenue

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Sally Penley is an aptly named calligrapher living in Olympia. In addition to her love of letters and mixed-media painting, she enjoys...

Pat Tassoni

Sculptor Pat Tassoni at Peacock Village

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Pat Tassoni is locally famous for lamps patterned after the Space Needle and made from recycled materials. On display at Peacock Village...

Nikki McClure

Nikki McClure Nurtured by Olympia Art Scene

by Ned Hayes for OLY ARTS Once upon a time, Nikki McClure hung out with Olympia’s own “riot grrrls.” She danced on stage at Nirvana’s early performances and...

"The Weight," sculpture by Grey Brogdon

Sculptor Grey Brogdon at Thomas Architecture Studio

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Grey Brogdon has traveled extensively and lived abroad for more than 11 years. He says he finds joy throughout the creative process, from...

Martin Lee chalk art at OFT

Chalk Artist Martin Lee at OFT

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Olympia Family Theater (OFT) is hosting high-quality performance art this Arts Walk. Local artist Martin Lee will be in the lobby. Lee came...

Kathy Gore-Fuss

Painter Kathy Gore-Fuss at Salon Refu

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Kathy Gore-Fuss was born in Seattle but spent most of her childhood in the Midwest. She returned to Seattle in 1966, then attended the...

"Islands in the Sky," acrylic by Debra Van Tuinen

Painter Debra Van Tuinen at Waterstreet Café

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Debra Van Tuinen will be showing new paintings and some older work at Waterstreet Café for Arts Walk. Her prints combine watercolor...