Category: Artist Profile

New Olympia Poet Laureate Sady Sparks

By NED HAYES Sady Sparks, a current undergraduate at The Evergreen State College, has been named Olympia’s poet laureate for 2019-2020. Sparks is the second writer to...

Author/playwright Christian Carvajal

Measure for Measure?

By Editor On January 31, 2019, Tacoma Little Theatre‘s Off the Shelf program presented a workshop performance of Measure for Measure, a drama by William...

Pastels and Prints

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Sherry Buckner’s latest pastel landscapes beg an old question: why do it. Nature can be stunningly beautiful, especially when...

Profile: Sound and Vision Living

By Lucia Volker Seasoned interior designer Nicole Durden and her husband Dan opened their store, Sound and Vision Living, in the beginning of October on Olympia’s east...

Susan Christian at LGM Studios

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Susan Christian returns to Salon Refu (now the studio of artist Lucy Gentry and renamed LGM Studios) with an exhibition of new...

Angel Nava Brings a New Perspective to Fall Arts Walk

By Karen Lunde Olympia brings artists and thousands of art lovers together each spring and fall for its semi-annual celebration of the arts, Arts Walk. Angel Nava,...

New Gallery Opens in Downtown Olympia

By Jonah Barrett A new gallery opened its doors to downtown Olympia at August’s end. Pacific Northwest philosopher and photographer Rodrigo Etcheto’s Everything Is...

Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna at the Lacey Library

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS Washington State’s new Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna, will be featured at the Lacey Library Monday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. at a free...

Costumer Extraordinaire – Welcome to Mishka’s Playground

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS If Einstein were a costume designer, his shop would look like the interior of Olympia’s own costume shop downtown: Costume Atelier Masque...

Kathy Gore-Fuss: At Home in Nature

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS For nearly four decades, the art of Olympia artist Kathy Gore-Fuss has moved through a fascinating metamorphosis from multi-media,...