Category: Alec Clayton

Meet the Artists at South Sound Studio Tour

By Alec Clayton There’s nothing like getting up close and personal with artists in the places where they create their art—see how they work, pick their brains, maybe...

Healing Art by Kimberly Saltiel

By Alec Clayton Local artist Kimberly Saltiel believes art has the power to heal, and she has the research to back it up. She notes that studies show a direct link...

A Glittering Night of Art at The Center Salon

By Alec Clayton Washington State’s Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna offered up a fitting end to a glittering night of art at the Washington Center‘s...

Local Artists Highlighted at Center Salon

By ALEC CLAYTON  The Washington Center for the Performing Arts celebrates local artists of all stripes in its fourth-annual Center Salon. This year’s event will...

Flowers and Other Works by Scott Waeschle

By Alec Clayton  Painter and teacher Scott Waeschle has shown his figure paintings and landscapes in area galleries for decades. This year, Olympians get to see...

New Direction for Tom Anderson to Be Seen at Arts Walk

By Alec Clayton  Tom Anderson is practically an art institution in Olympia. His studio has been open to the public since the 1980s. He’s created many well-known,...

A Trio of Artists Enlivens the Former Salon Refu

By Alec Clayton The gallery space once known as Salon Refu is now Lucy Gentry’s studio. “For Arts Walk,” Gentry says, “Susan Christian and I, plus a wonderful,...

Bob Coble and Debra van Tuinen Show Complementary Painting and Sculpture

By Alec Clayton Once again, Bob Cable and Debra van Tuinen grace the space at Waterstreet Café for Arts Walk. “I will be showing my new oils on canvas,” van...

Carved Wood and Ceramics at Childhood’s End Gallery

By Alec Clayton As long as there has been Arts Walk in Olympia, Childhood’s End Gallery has been one of the most popular galleries to visit. In the past the gallery...

Susan Aurand and Mary McCann enliven Childhood’s End

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS A warm and welcoming glow washes over you as you step into the gallery at Childhood’s End. It’s not just that the art on...