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Teens win awards at Young Adult Art Intensive

Teens win awards at Young Adult Art Intensive

Fifteen kids ages 12–16 participated in last week’s Young Adult Art Intensive at TwispWorks — a three-day art camp designed to “encourage kids to think about art in new ways,” according to co-leader Matt Armbrust. Camp participants primarily focused on sculpture and printmaking. At an exhibition and awards ceremony Friday evening (June 26), Jessica Marker received the...
Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Anacortes artist Jennifer McGill submitted the winning design for a “Twisp T-shirt” in a project coordinated by the Town of Twisp and Methow Arts. McGill used images of various vegetables to create an American flag design, with the inscription “Twisp, Wa.” A local selection panel reviewed many submitted design proposals, said Methow Arts Executive Director...
Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

McCollum exhibit at Methow Gallery The Methow Gallery at TwispWorks is exhibiting works by local artist Mary Lou McCollum. The gallery is open Thursday and Friday from noon–5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Visitors can also see and purchase the work of Methow Valley artists Terry Hunt, Donna Keyser, Laura Karcher and Matthew...
Feelings articulated through color, line and form in ‘ARTiculated by Hand’

Feelings articulated through color, line and form in ‘ARTiculated by Hand’

The new exhibit at Winthrop Gallery, “ARTiculated by Hand: New Work From Paula Christen, Linda Harvey, Kathy Meyers and Linda Wick,” opens today (June 24) and runs through Aug. 3. The summer show “celebrates made-by-hand original art,” according to Winthrop Gallery’s head of …
Terra Zoo rocks the valley on Saturday

Terra Zoo rocks the valley on Saturday

Terra Zoo, a rock “power trio” made up of Methow Valley natives, performs in a 7 p.m. concert on Saturday (June 27) at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Terra Zoo is Jay Ames, Wes Smith and Greg Autrey, who started playing together in the early 1980s when they were students at Liberty Bell High...
Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Students exhibit at Spartan Art Gallery Artists of the Methow Valley Young Adult Art Intensive — a three-day art camp for teens happening this week in Twisp — invite the public to view their work at an exhibition on Friday (June 26) from 6-8 p.m. at the Spartan Art Gallery on the TwispWorks campus. “This camp is about encouraging kids...
Arts briefs: June 17, 2015

Arts briefs: June 17, 2015

Teen art camp at TwispWorks Laura Gunnip of Door No. 3 Print Studio and Matt Armbrust of the Methow Valley Clay Art Center are combining forces to offer an intensive three-day teen art camp from June 24-26 at TwispWorks. Daily sessions run from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. There will an exhibition of students’ works on the...
Arts briefs: June 10, 2015

Arts briefs: June 10, 2015

Painting fruits and veggies Confluence Gallery is offering “Painting the Produce Section,” a two-day seminar with artist and teacher Kathleen McKeehan, on June 27–28 at the Methow Valley Inn in Twisp. Students will learn washes and dry-brush techniques of classic watercolor to paint realistic fruit or vegetables. Beginners are welcome. The sessions are from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m....
Shafer Museum hosts Thalia Brass Quintet

Shafer Museum hosts Thalia Brass Quintet

Thalia Brass Quintet makes its debut in the Methow Valley with an outdoor concert at the Shafer Museum in Winthrop on Saturday (June 6) at 3 p.m. Admission is by donation. Quintet members Frank Riggs and Ron Ryder on trumpet, Carey LaMothe on French horn, Jim Hattori on trombone and Jim Russell on tuba, are...

Arts briefs: June 3, 2015

Celebrating young writers Methow Valley Elementary School’s annual Young Writers’ Celebration will include a free public event on Thursday (June 4) from 5:30 –7 p.m. in the school library. Students’ writing will be displayed, students will read original work aloud, and the winners of the fourth annual writing contest will be announced. The Young Writers’ Celebration...