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The Exquisite Gorge Project II to Feature Regional Fiber Artists in 2022

The Exquisite Gorge Project II to Feature Regional Fiber Artists in 2022

Maryhill Museum of Art announces a second major community-based art project, The Exquisite Gorge Project II: Fiber Arts, in summer 2022. During the project, 12 regional fiber artists are slated to work with communities along 220 miles of the Columbia River from the Willamette Confluence in Portland to the Snake River Confluence near Walla Walla, Washington. 

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Plein Air Artists Set to Capture Columbia Gorge Splendor During 2021 Paint Out

Plein Air Artists Set to Capture Columbia Gorge Splendor During 2021 Paint Out

Beginning July 26, close to 40 artists will descend on the Columbia River Gorge with easels, paint and brushes in hand to find the perfect vista from which to capture the incredible beauty of the region. With last year’s edition of Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge paused due to the pandemic, artists are eager to get back to this annual tradition.

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Searching for Beauty: A Collaboration with the Aristides Atelier

Searching for Beauty: A Collaboration with the Aristides Atelier

The COVID Pandemic’s icy fingers reached into every institution worldwide…even museums and art schools. Quickly we had to rethink learning, seeing, making, and sharing. All these months later, there is a light at the end of this challenging tunnel and artist’s views of this time are revealed through pigment on canvas.  

Self. Family. Space. Light. Mythology. Love. Death. Patriotism. These concepts are explored and reflected in this year’s collaboration between Juliette Aristides Atelier at Gage Academy in Seattle and Maryhill Museum of Art.  SEARCHING FOR BEAUTY: Artists Views through the Lens of 2020/2021 will be exhibited through July 18 in the museum’s M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Education Center.  

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Teachers As Artists — An Artful Connection with Washington Art Education Association & Tacoma Art Museum

Teachers As Artists — An Artful Connection with Washington Art Education Association & Tacoma Art Museum

Teachers As Artists is an annual exhibition that showcases the work of regional art educators, and is presented in collaboration with Washington Art Education Association and Tacoma Art Museum. The theme in 2021 is Connections, inviting artists to explore ways we connected to our family, our world, and our emotions during a time when we were forced to separate from those very things.

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