Topic: Arts

Life Untamed

Written on May 21, 2019 at 9:03 am, by

Check out the cur­rent exhib­it at Water­Works Gallery — Region­al artists, Jamie Ellsworth and Bar­bara Duzan, both bring ani­mals to life with style and whim­sy thor­ough their medi­ums of oil and bronze. Bar­bara cap­tures the beau­ty and quirks of flo­ra and fau­na in bronze. Mak­ing each sub­ject unique while at the same time rep­re­sent­ing their  Con­tin­ue Reading

My War

Written on May 20, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

First Show­ing on the West Coast-Pho­­tog­ra­­phy Exhib­it Clos­es Soon “MY WAR: Wartime Pho­tographs by Viet­nam Vet­er­ans” is exhib­it­ed until June 3rd, 2019. Don’t miss this remark­able exhib­it at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art (SJIMA) in Fri­day Har­bor. What are vis­i­tors say­ing: My …took me on open­ing day. We walked and read most­ly in silence. We  Con­tin­ue Reading

Barbershop Bonanza

Written on May 20, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

The Island Chords­men Plus show is on a Sat­ur­day evening this year, June 1 at 7:30 at SJ Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre. Enjoy the Artists’ Stu­dio Tour and the Lions’ Fri­day Har­bor Bike Fest on Sat­ur­day, June 1st then round out the day with enter­tain­ment by Island Chords­men Plus. And adding to their show are Sound Vibra­tions, 3  Con­tin­ue Reading

FHFF Winter Series Presents: The Bleeding Edge

Written on May 18, 2019 at 8:29 am, by

The Bleed­ing Edge is a 2018 orig­i­nal doc­u­men­tary film that inves­ti­gates the $400 bil­lion med­ical device indus­try. The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val is pleased to present yet anoth­er impor­tant film pro­duced by our own islander Amy Herdy who will attend, intro­duce and answer a Q&A after the film is screened. “Med­ical com­pa­nies are respond­ing to  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Wildlife Art Installation in Downtown Friday Harbor

Written on May 17, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Islanders may rec­og­nize the two bronze wildlife sculp­tures now resid­ing at the cor­ner of Sec­ond and West Streets across from Town Hall. Red Fox (2001) and Paired Owls (2006) by Whid­bey Island artist Geor­gia Ger­ber had most recent­ly been on dis­play at San Juan Islands Sculp­ture Park at Roche Har­bor. The Fri­day Har­bor Arts Com­mis­sion (FHAC)  Con­tin­ue Reading

Get Ready for Fair! It’s Going to be a “Wheel” Good Time!

Written on May 16, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Spring has sprung, flow­ers are bloom­ing, gar­dens are grow­ing, the sun is shin­ing and birds are chirp­ing!  This year’s Fair theme “A Wheel in Time: Cul­ti­vat­ing Roots” reminds us of the cycli­cal nature of the sea­sons and the cycles of life. Now is the per­fect time to start plan­ning your fair entry to ensure you  Con­tin­ue Reading

Annual Grange Arts & Crafts Show

Written on May 16, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Call­ing all artists, crafters, grow­ers, mak­ers and keep­ers! Bring your cre­ations to the Grange Hall to dis­play in our Annu­al Arts & Crafts Show. Fri­day, June 7th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Pro­fes­sion­als and peo­ple of all ages are wel­come; think a small­er ver­sion of the Coun­ty Fair. We also wel­come the writ­ten word, and will  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJI Sculpture Park: Check It Out — Again

Written on May 15, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Have you been to the San Juan Islands Sculp­ture Park late­ly?  The Park is rapid­ly becom­ing one of the most beau­ti­ful Sculp­ture Gar­dens in the North­west. We have over 150 sculp­tures by over 90 artists, and last year we had over 46,000 vis­i­tors. There are new stat­ues by Island Artists: Jason Napi­er, Eben Shay, and  Con­tin­ue Reading