The Best Thing to Do with Wood in Alaska — the Sculpture of Pat and Peggy Bookey

When you live in Alaska, what do you do with wood? For wood artists Pat and Peggy Bookey of North Pole, AK, you don't necessarily burn it, even though, according to Pat, "The lows here can be between…

One, Two, Three Artists Are a Charm — Caprice Scott (Ceramics), Joyce Wilkens (Author) and Wanda Thompson (Graphite)

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Good things come in threes. Consider this: how many important decisions are made with the simple game, Rock, Paper, Scissors? There were three wise men, three Bronte sisters, and three muskateers;…

Exploring the Pacific Northwest — All of It — with the Photography of John Clement

Those of us who live on the east side of the Washington State Cascade Mountains know that there is more to the Pacific Northwest than the city of Seattle. "Oh, it rains all the time over there,"…

Birds and Antlers and Frogs — Oh My! The Sculpture Art of Ralph Trethewey

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Most people think of pecan shells as something to throw away after eating the nut within. For sculptor Ralph Trethewey, however, the material on the outside is far more valuable, and he has carved,…

Van Gogh Lives on — the Art of Jeffrey Hill

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  Van Gogh and wine -- they're both so delightfully European somehow. What starts in Europe, however, doesn't necessarily stay in Europe, and the Walla Walla area finds itself with its own version…

Not Just Your Standard Birdhouse: the Art of Papa Jon’s Fly Inns

For sculptors Jon and Marilu Bryan, art is for the birds, literally. The Dayton couple, who operate under the name of Papa Jon's Fly Inns, create hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind birdhouses that look…

Fusing Psychology with Spirituality — The Art of Denise Elizabeth Stone

We’ve all heard of the artist’s Muse. While some artists credit (or blame) an outside source of inspiration for their work – whether it is one of the classical Greek goddesses or an actual human…

The Art Event — Focusing on Pacific Northwest Artists

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When someone says the words, "Pacific Northwest," what image immediately comes to mind? Coffee. Seattle, WA. Evergreen trees. Artists. In an area known for individualism, creativity,…

Shake up Your Walls

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Renovating your living space refreshes the way you think about things, and it doesn't have to be difficult, expensive, or require that you pull out the paint rollers and drop cloths. All it takes…