"Mountain Lake," screen print by Sherry Buckner

Sherry Buckner’s New Works at Childhood’s End

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Sherry Buckner returns to her beloved theme of plein-air painting in new work for the March exhibition at Childhood’s End Gallery. Exploring large open spaces in mist and fog, she forges a new approach to her images in both screen printing and chalk pastels. “My new work uses color …

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Becky Knold

REVIEW: The Ways We See

VISUAL ARTS REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Now showing in The Washington Center for the Performing Arts are paintings by Lois Beck, Becky Knold and Mia Schulte, three women whose paintings have a lot in common—so much so, in fact, that unless you’ve studied their paintings in detail over time you’d be hard …

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Becky Knold

Viewing the World Through Different Eyes

by Guy Bergstrom for OLY ARTS Before the performance of the international hit Stomp on Jan. 22, the Washington Center for the Performing Arts is holding a free reception and viewing of three local painters. The Ways We See features the work of Lois Beck, Betty Knold and Mia Shulte, none of whom see the …

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"Song of Aloha," letterpress by Chandler O'Leary

Author Reading and Letterpress Artist

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Local letterpress artists and authors Chandler O’Leary and Jessica Spring have taken an active role in keeping feminism strong in their new book, Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color. O’Leary and Spring will be celebrating their book at “Pressing Matters: Lacey,” an upcoming artist talk, pop-up show and …

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"Spiral Galaxy," painting by Mary Wojnar

Call for Arts Walk Cover Art

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Last week, the City of Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation Department and Olympia Arts Commission issued an open call to artists for 2017 spring and fall Arts Walks. Two artists will be commissioned to design new artwork for the covers of upcoming Arts Walk maps. Artwork will be selected …

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