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Wendra-Lynne has been a member of The Motion Picture Industry Art Directors Guild for over a decade.
Her work has taken her throughout the U.S. and Europe, as well as Canada, Fiji, South America and South Africa.
Vashon Allied Arts (VAA) is the oldest community arts center in the state of Washington. Founded in 1966, we continue to provide countless opportunities for Islanders of all ages to create and experience the arts from every angle. We are the designated Local Arts Agency for Vashon-Maury Island and serve as an umbrella organization for other arts groups on the Island. Our support includes acting as fiscal agent for art organizations and projects, extending our insurance coverage for arts events and activities, and providing community leadership and representation in several forums. We offer services for artists including organizing photo documentation sessions, workshops, lectures, and posting of opportunities for artists.
UMO began their creative collaboration in 1987. The company is committed to an Ensemble of performers who create and compose their own productions. The Ensemble’s creative process is rooted in physical theatre. Improvisations in movement, character, vocalizing, and writing are the basis for the creation and development of new works. For each piece there is a member of the Ensemble who serves as artistic director, holding the larger picture in mind. Since their arrival on Vashon Island in 1989, UMO Ensemble has created over twenty original works for the theatre.
Our Mission is to create a “great good place” where people in our community can gather. We began our journey three years ago by planning to open a restaurant and found ourselves mired in the restrictions and regulations of King County government. Thus our plan took some twists and turns as we realized we couldn’t do exactly what we wanted to do, when we wanted to do it.
17601 Vashon Highway SW
P.O. Box 368
Vashon, WA 98070
Corner of Bank Road & Vashon Hwy SW
Breakfast served from 8am to 2:30pm
Lunch from 11am to 2:30pm
Dinner service starts at 5:00
You are also welcome to join us between 2:30 and 5pm for Burgers, Lahvosh Pizzas and More!
For Reservations call: 206-463-1800
Silverwood Gallery closed summer 2012
For over 20 years, Israel Shotridge has been creating traditional and contemporary Tlingit art for public, corporate and private art collectors. You will view many traditional and contemporary Tlingit-style totem poles, ceremonial masks, bentwood boxes, bulge bowls, canoes, relief panels, ceremonial objects, jewelry and reproductions designed and executed by Israel on this web site. This is merely a fraction of the work Israel has accomplished during the past two decades.
I’ve been working on a new series titled “Tendering Balance” which was inspired by the multiple meanings of the word tender. A tender is a small boat that tends to the needs of a larger boat. To tender suggests a sensitive, compassionate and sympathetic consideration of all points of view. Tender is proffer of money, property or services in satisfaction of an obligation or condition arising from a relationship between parties.
I started carving boats and filling them with stones as a way of illustrating the fragile dance of man’s relationship with nature. A ship’s ballast cannot be too light or too heavy. The compulsion to collect and possess comes with consequences. Each sculpture is a starting point for the viewer to find his or her own meaning and story. My intent is to suggest that the act of owning nature is a folly, similar to overloading a lifeboat.
Tom Northington (sculptor)
Batting around a number of concepts for the show that would feature Tom’s boat carvings, the one that kept coming back was a nostalgic notion of a summer cabin on the water. But to participate in a show without walls, for a painter, presented a challenge. Memories flooded in, of the screen door slamming, rowing the canoe to look for turtles among the lily pads, wet towels hanging on the clothesline and gazing out at the water as the sunset. The screen door and the clothesline reminded me of a theatrical scrim the kind that hang in the middle of the stage and change depending on how the light is hitting them. Unlike a stage this scrim would be seen from both sides and therefore need to be painted on both sides. The design had to work in reverse to achieve visual balance. If successful the idea should be conveyed through a visual language that can be understood by anyone.
Mary Rothermel (painter)
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I am currently/always obsessed with creating Goddess images. The female form, the human female form, has got to be, in my humble opinion, the most beautiful creation, along with horses, wings (winged things). I never tire of looking at female anatomy and of portraying the visions that dance around in my head.