Multi-media art by 3- to 6-year-olds from Little Star Montessori School is featured in a new exhibit at the Spartan Art Project at TwispWorks. Art teacher Matt Armbrust worked with the kids to create the colorful, abstract pieces, which, at several feet across, are as big as the young artists. An art professor of Armbrust’s […]
Provocative works on paper by Vblast
The artist Vblast will be exhibiting vibrant, new works on paper at the Spartan Art Project on the TwispWorks campus. After a career as a commercial artist, Vblast (Vern White) found working on paper has allowed him a sense of freedom that recalls his early explorations of art. Although he notes that paper lends itself well to immediacy and economy, Vblast’s works […]
Winterfest heats up TwispWorks campus with Saturday celebration
TwispWorks and the Spartan Art Project host the fourth annual Winterfest celebration on Saturday (Feb. 6), featuring music, dancing, art, food and other entertainment throughout the Twisp campus from 6–10 p.m. Music from Bach to bluegrass will be presented on three stages, including performances by the Tamarack String Quartet, duo Danbert Nobacon and Anna Dooley, Terry […]
Three artists featured in D*SIGNS Gallery exhibit in Twisp
A contemporary art exhibit featuring industrial painter Steve Ward, sculptor Jason Briggs and installation artist Squeak Meisel will open with a reception at D*SIGNS Gallery in Twisp on Saturday (Sept. 26) from 6 – 8 p.m.
Meisel, a nationally recognized installation artist and Washington State University sculpture professor, has created a painted piece that will fill the …
Arts briefs: September 16, 2015
Ballet at The Merc The Paradosi Ballet Company, a professional Christian ballet company based in Tacoma, will present two performances of “Forever” on Sept. 27 at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Suggested donation is $10. The shows are at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Community Covenant Church in Twisp. Founded in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Art Walk turns Twisp into a stroller’s delight on Saturday
Look for big yellow footprints to guide your way to public art and interactive demonstrations, art studios, live music, local food and arts activities for all ages during Twisp’s annual Art Walk on Saturday (May 23) from noon-4 p.m.
Arts briefs: October 8, 2014
This week: Bluegrass at Spartan Art on Oct. 12, Cuba comes to Confluence on Oct. 24, Painters’ retreat on Oct. 24-25 and Cashore’s marionettes coming on Nov. 1
Arts briefs: September 3, 2014
This week: Intimate evening at Spartan Art on Sept. 6, Pipestone rehearsals resume on Sept. 4 and Phoenix Festival rises next month at Twispworks.