Category: Alec Clayton

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...

"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...

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...

"Wildflower 2," ceramic by Nicole Gugliotti

Ceramist Nicole Gugliotti at Arbutus Folk School

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Nicole Gugliotti completed her MFA from the University of Florida in 2014. She has exhibited in solo exhibitions at the Tim Salen Gallery in...

"Turnbuckle," collage by Evan Horback

Collagist Evan Horback at Compass Rose

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Evan Clayton Horback grew up in New Jersey and earned a degree in art from State University of New York. Between those two events, he spent...

From "My Love Hath / Kissed in Fixing," art by Shaw Osha

REVIEW: Shaw Osha’s “My Love Hath / Kissed in Fixing” at Salon Refu

VISUAL ARTS REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Salon Refu owner Susan Christion posted this on Facebook: “I have an art gallery, Salon Refu. This evening we finished...

Kate Ayers

Let’s Play Daytime Shows at OFT

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia Family Theater’s “Let’s Play Daytime Shows” are interactive shows for young children, performed on the first Monday,...

The new bookmobile with artists (from left to right) Nikki McClure, Ira Coyne and Jay T. Scott.

Olympia Library’s New Bookmobile

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The downtown Olympia Timberland Regional Library now has a child-size, handmade bookmobile built by local woodworker Jay T. Scott, with a...