Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Artstock - A Fall Festival of Art

San Juan Island's inaugural Fall Festival of the Arts, Artstock, will take place Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7. Art Galleries in Friday Harbor and Art Studios both in Town and out of town will be open to visitors from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm both days.

Raven II - wood and steel on granite boulder
Sculptor Matthew Gray Palmer will be in his studio at 835 - A Argyle Avenue

Just a few highlights of Artstock include:

Ed Peekeekoot, Cree carver and musician "known for his foot-stopping fiddle, banjo, guitar and harmonica playing" will be playing music at Arctic Raven Gallery from 1 - 4 pm on October 6.

Demonstrations at Island Studios will include: On October 6, A watercolor demonstration by Pat McDole and the flute and drum music of Lavelle Foos and Terrea Bennett. On October 7, a lampwork glass bead demonstration by Darleen Nixon and the music of local musicians. Demonstrations will be from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm and music from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Waterworks Gallery will preview new works by David Smith Harrison, intaglios & paintings & Kevin Pettelle, Bronzes. The artists will be at the gallery for questions and conversations from 1.00 to 3.00 on Saturday.

Carved Plate - Porcelain
Potter Paula West will be in her studio at 160 MacGinitie Road

Many more artists will be showcasing their work. For a complete list of artists, galleries and events please link to Artstock.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Peggy Sue,

    It's good to see you posting here. We miss you on the thread. Take care.