Visual Arts

VISUAL ARTS IN OLYMPIA

"Logical Consequences," acrylic painting by C.J. Swanson

Color and Structure: Susie Englestad and C. J. Swanson

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Featured artists for August and September at Art House...

"Dragon Ballet" by Arrington DeDionyso

A Paper Narrative: Art at Browsers Bookshop

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Browsers Bookshop is going into the art-exhibition business....

"Strange Fire" by Alec Clayton

Alec Clayton: Artist, Author, Critic

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS When artists stop creating art in one medium, they most...

"Coriolis," sculpture by Cyrra Robinson, photo by the artist

REVIEW: Cyrra Robinson’s Of the Abyss

VISUAL ARTS REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS New to Olympia’s art scene is metal...

"Joie de Vivre," sculpture by David Varnau

Percival Plinth Project

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Olympia is buying a new piece of art, and anyone who can...

"Misty Falls," sumi ink by Andrea Erickson

Bamboo: The Summer Gentleman

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The loft-gallery space above Buck’s 5th Avenue is awash...

Lynette Charters

Lynette Charters: The Language of Materials

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS “You like to make pretty work about serious issues,”...

Weekend Preview: June 9, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, there’s...

Metamorphosis, assemblage sculpture by Barbara De Pirro

Barbara De Pirro’s Metamorphosis

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Three floors of the Department of Ecology building in Lacey...

Weekend Preview: June 2, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week promises...

Emergence: Practice and Process

Emergence: Practice and Process

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The entire art gallery at The Evergreen State College is...

book art by Shereen LaPlantz

LaPlantz Book Art Given to UPS Library

by Rosemary Ponnekanti for OLY ARTS When it comes to book art, Shereen LaPlantz didn’t...

Weekend Preview: May 19, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, there’s...

Danger Room

2017 Olympia Comics Festival

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Once a year, comic book creators, readers and...

Casey Bruce and Frank Hussey of Danger Room

Casey Bruce and Frank Hussey: Heroes of Danger Room

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Occasionally, we all stumble across real places that...

Madison Lion, photo by Xandrabeast

Madison Elementary School Adopts a Lion

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Although this year’s Procession of the Species has...

Ballet Northwest's The Sleeping Beauty, photo by Jerome Tso

Weekend Preview: May 11, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, there’s...

"Phoebe 1," oil on wood panel by Peter Scherrer

REVIEW: Jean Nagai and Peter Scherrer

VISUAL ARTS REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Salon Refu ends its brief but amazing...

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