Our June 19 Program will be at Artworks, Edmonds

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Artworks
201 2nd Ave. S., Edmonds, WA 98020

Take exit #177 off of I-5 and follow WA-104 W to Edmonds.

ArtWorks is located at 2nd Ave. S. and Dayton in Edmonds, WA. We are one block East of the ferry ticket booth and our building faces 2nd Ave. S. so just follow the signs for the Kingston Ferry and turn right onto the street in front of the ticket booth (Dayton). Turn right at the next intersection. ArtWorks will be on your left.


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Programs and Events for 2017 - 2018

General meeting dates and scheduled programs for 2017 - 2018. Meetings are held at the Shoreline Center just north of Seattle.


May 17, 2018 - Thursday, 10:30 am
Collage Meetup

Location: Honey Bear/Third Place Books Common Area, Town Center at Lake Forest Park. Bring your work, and a cover for your table spot. Food court available for lunch. Maximum 10 participants. RSVP: John Arbuckle at johnner55@yahoo.com


June 19, 2018 - Tuesday, 10:30 am
Morgan Brig

Morgan BrigRummaging around just under the surface is a favorite past time of mine. Interesting emotions live there which I love to dig up, take apart and reassemble. I'm looking for clarification or a new understanding of the transitions and contradictions that often lie within.
Capturing the complexity of emotion is important to me, and the environments where my figures reside have multiple layers in order to explore that complexity. Those layers include etched metal detail, enamel patinas, and found objects that suggest the old and familiar, but ask to be viewed in a new light. Hand-built ceramic faces allow me to bring the subtlety of expression to each piece.
Finally, there is the layer of playfulness. It is inspired by my love of old metal and tin toys and the need to lay humor right next to truth or fear in my work. My hope is with the playfulness there, the whole conundrum gets a chance to delight despite its complexity, and be just a little more understood.
See more at Morgan's website


September 15, 2018 - Saturday, 10:30 am
Alfred Harris

Alfred Harris"I work with paper and paint and am drawn to certain materials, colors and textures. I love to combine disparate things to create a harmonious piece. I might use different kinds of textured paper, map fragments, the tissue paper of dress patterns, flight patterns, Braille paper, pages from old Sears Roebuck catalogues. I like the feel of paper; the translucency of it. I like its fibrousness; its organicity: the fact that someone mulched up all these ingredients with rice to make it. Pieces of paper are like a window to another world altogether. I can create a play between what’s in the window and what I’ve done with it, how it interacts with other elements in the work. In that way paper can add another dimension to things. I can create texture with paper and overlap it to create different colors. Paper is a forgiving material—if something doesn’t work it can be used in another way." Alfred will demo his art process at our September meeting.
See more at Alfred's website

November 13, 2018 - Tuesday, 10:30 am
To be announced